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1 Jul 2017

Freelance Pipeline Technical Director

Square One – Posted by sqone Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Role: Pipeline TD
Rate: Negotiable
Location: Bristol

My client requires a Pipeline Technical Director to join their Research and Development team on an ongoing basis.

The Research and Development team collaborate with all of the departments to design, develop and maintain artist tools alongside core applications and services. Some of the tools used are review tools and pipeline, production and asset tracking services, software environment management. Combined these systems form the building blocks to enable the data creation and flow required for delivery of final content.

As Pipeline Technical Director you will help support a variation of departments such as Editorial, Animation and Lighting, along with their workflows and processes. Responsibilities include solving technical challenges to make projects a reality and helping to adopt new technologies such as cloud computing and game engine rendering.

Responsibilities:

The development of pipeline tools and processes to meet with the production needs

Working very closely with the Head of R&D to design and prioritize production needs

Ensure tools and processes meet the global pipeline framework and tracking systems

Testing and debugging tools and process to ensure stability and usability

Liaise with Production, R&D and IT to communicating technical issues

Mentor artists on how to work with the pipeline

Create and update documentation explaining the processes and tools

Requirements:

At least 3 years of experience in animation or visual effects for film or television

Experience developing for Shotgun, FTrack or other production tracking software

Experience developing for Maya, Nuke or Houdini

Experience in Python

Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills

Desirable:

Experience in Django, Flask or web development

Experience in designing and building database systems

Working knowledge of C++

How to Apply

If you are interested please contact Joe on 02076655832 or joe.neal@squareoneresources.com

Job Categories: TD. Job Types: Freelance. Job Tags: pipeline, python, Shotgun, td, Technical Director, and vfx. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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