Pipeline Technical Director
15 days ago
Tangent Animation is expanding and looking for a Pipeline Technical Director . The main role is to develop pipeline related systems and services . The TD will work with other members of our growing Production Technology team as well as communicate directly with crew from other studio departments.
- Help design and implement systems, services and tools to improve the dataflow and workflow efficiency in production
- Maintain, service and improve existing pipeline systems, services and tools
- Develop solutions to overcome technical challenges within the dataflow of a multi-site facility
- Apply best development practices when implementing tools and new system by writing effective unit tests and initiating code reviews
- Report to Pipeline and DFX Supervisors
- 3+ year experience as a Pipeline Technical Director in the industry
- Experience developing for a USD-based pipeline a strong plus
- Experience with Houdini, Solaris, HOM and HDK a strong plus
- A computer science degree (or equivalent) a plus
- Maintain knowledge up to date with new advances in "industry-specific technical developments"
- Proficiency in python scripting
- Proficiency in databases (Postgres/NoSQL) a plus
- Proficiency in PyQt scripting a plus
- Knowledge of “Rez” package management system a plus
- Proficiency with multiple industry-specific software packages (Maya, Houdini, Substance Painter/Designer, Blender, Nuke, Avid, Zbrush etc.) a plus
- Strong understanding of pipelines for Feature Animation and data flows between studio departments
Tangent Animation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.
Tangent Animation is a high-end feature animation studio focused on delivering the best creative with the industries top talent. Our locations are Winnipeg, Toronto, and Vancouver.
We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted