Pipeline Technical Director - IA

  • Technology
  • Los Angeles, United States

Pipeline Technical Director - IA

Job description

Framestore is one of the largest visual effects and computer animation studios in Europe, with over 30 years experience in digital film and video technology. With offices in Los Angeles, London, New York, Chicago, Montréal, Vancouver, Mumbai and Melbourne, Framestore’s expertise includes visual effects and computer-generated imagery.

We are seeking to recruit a Mid/Senior Pipeline Technical Director to join the team, initially focussing on supporting and improving a wide range of pipeline workflows, with an aim to leading and developing some of the larger development projects within the Integrated Advertising division. They will work within the global pipeline team, supporting a broad range of live-action and computer generated projects with a variety of digital content including theme park rides, commercials, brand work, episodic, immersive and features.


  • Support and maintenance of tools and 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 all other pipeline teams and their leads to determine the best solutions
  • Ensure consistency of pipeline platform functionality across sites, operating systems, and environments

Job requirements

Essential Skills:

  • The ability to engineer and develop for a large software project

  • Development experience with Python in a Linux/Unix environment.
  • Excellent communication.
  • Ability to convey technical information to non-technical people.

Desirable Skills:

  • Computer Science / Software Engineering Degree.
  • Experience writing scripts and programs for Maya/Nuke/Houdini/3DS Max, RV, etc.
  • Experience with UI frameworks such as PyQT.
  • Web development experience, e.g. React, Node.js.
  • Experience with PostgresQL, MySQL or similar.

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.