Pipeline TD

  • Film
  • Melbourne, Australia

Pipeline TD

Job description

The Pipeline Technical Director will be involved in the creation and ongoing support of a large high-end visual effects pipeline and asset/project management system, tools and utilities. This is open to remote candidates.

Responsibilities 

  • Support and enhance existing in-house tools and frameworks.
  • Develop tools using third party and open-source software.
  • Extend and integrate asset tracking frameworks and artist tools.
  • Communicate with show supervisors regarding show requests.
  • Develop a complete understanding of artist workflows.
  • Provide guidance and support to Technical Assistants. 
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude.

Job requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • At least 5+ years industry experience in a similar role.
  • Undergraduate degree/diploma in a related technology discipline.
  • Strong knowledge of Python.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and shell scripting.
  • Good Experience with Maya and Nuke APIs.
  • Good understanding of VFX colour workflows.
  • Ability to problem solve unsupervised and recommend technical solutions.
  • Ability to learn new technologies as required.
  • Willingness to learn existing in-house frameworks
  • Positive can-do attitude and an ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

In addition, experience of any of the following is highly desirable:

  • VFX Post Production for Feature Films - processes, techniques, technologies and software.
  • Supporting and developing tools for Asset Tracking, Character/Crowd pipeline, QuickTime generation.
  • Familiarity with the APIs and use of:
  • Houdini
  • RV
  • Alembic
  • Shotgun
  • V-Ray
  • Programming experience in C++
  • SQL and NoSQL database

If you're an experienced Pipeline TD looking for a new opportunity, get in touch! 

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