PIPELINE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (FREELANCE)

Responsibilities

Will include but are not limited to;

I. Tool Development, Customization, and Support

● Creation and maintenance of new software tools that support production needs
● Integration of newly developed tools with existing in-house tools and code base
● Creation of documentation and tutorials for tools and integrations
● Modification and maintenance of existing tools to suit the needs of the studio, projects, and artists
● Provide help desk assistance to production for new and existing tools
● Uphold quality standards and vision set forth by the Head of Pipeline

II. Pipeline Workflows and Collaboration

● Work with artists, leads, and supervisors to understand day to day production workflow needs
● Collaborate with the Pipeline Designers, Developers, and Project Leads to map out and optimize common workflows and tool integration
● Research and recommend improvements to existing workflows or new workflows that will improve productivity or communication

Experience

● 2+ years experience working in a production environment
● High level of proficiency developing software in python
● Experience creating GUI applications using PySide or PyQt
● Strong understanding of storage and performance issues that arise in large visual effects productions
● Knowledge of Maya and Arnold preferred
● Knowledge of Shotgun preferred, including experience with Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit, Shotgun python API, and administration of a hosted Shotgun site
● Experience with Qube render farms preferred
● Experience with Windows OS preferred. Knowledge of Linux command line a plus
● Must be able to prioritize requests and have effective communication skills
● Detail oriented with a strong ability to multitask

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