Pipeline Technical Director - Core

  • Technology
  • London, United Kingdom

Pipeline Technical Director - Core

Job description

Framestore is an Oscar, Bafta, and Emmy award-winning global creative company working in film, advertising, AR/MR/VR, theme park dark rides, and pre/post visualisation work among many other creative endeavours.

With over 30 years of experience in digital film and video technology and offices worldwide, Framestore’s Pipeline team sits at the centre of connectivity. Engineering cutting-edge technology to create fluid artist workflows and inter-departmental data flows for a wide range of VFX projects, they collaborate closely with other departments to allow our team to work as effectively as possible to create the incredible digital content we are known for. 

Framestore is looking for talented Mid-Senior Developers to join our London-based Pipeline Core team. This central team is responsible for the continuing build and maintenance of the tools, services and infrastructure that is essential to the work of the rest of the Pipeline department. This role requires Developers with strategic knowledge across both the front and backend and a variety of technical skills with UIs, APIs, Linux/Windows OS, databases, and web technology.

You will:

  • Support and maintenance of tools and backend technology including troubleshooting, configuration, and deploying fixes

  • Designing and engineering new solutions

  • Developing existing software and workflows

  • Working with the global Pipeline department to apply improvements across the company

  • Working in collaboration with department leads and supervisors to determine the best solutions

  • Thorough documentation of all development and changes

  • Report to Pipeline leads for development priorities

Job requirements

What we're looking for:

  • Excellent Python and Linux skills

  • Problem-solving abilities

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

  • Ability to contribute to a large software development project

  • Detail-orientated with a strong ability to multitask

  • Familiarity with modern development tools and processes such as git, ticket tracking, code reviews

  • A good understanding of the entire visual effects process, from shooting through to compositing

  • Experience developing tools for a 2D or 3D application such as Maya, Houdini or Nuke

You might also have:

  • Database maintenance and integration experience

  • Development in other languages (eg C++, Javascript)

  • Experience setting up CI/CD and regression testing

  • Familiarity with Django, Flask, React, REST APIs or other modern JS framework

  • Experience with virtualization software (eg Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Working knowledge of Ansible for host deployment

  • Experience with Elasticsearch

  • Windows development experience

  • A degree in Computer Science

  • 5+ Years visual effects production experience

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities, and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.