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VFX Pipeline TD

RemoteUnited Kingdom, LondonTech

Job description

Senior VFX Pipeline TD

Department: VFX

Location: Remote, with a Hybrid option. Our office is based in Soho, London. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Reports To: Head of Technology

NVIZ is looking for an experienced and talented Pipeline TD to join their core Technology team. As part of a fast paced and ever evolving VFX production pipeline, a Pipeline TD will be required to create, develop, document and maintain software tools, provide technical support to artists and supervisors, and ensure maximum efficiency in the use of proprietary and commercial softwares.

Main Responsibilities

  • Create, maintain and develop asset, shot and show management tools to meet production demands and ensure uninterrupted functioning of the pipeline

  • Integration of third-party and proprietary softwares with the production pipeline to enable efficient flow of data between a wide range of production disciplines

  • Provide front-line support across the pipeline by monitoring and fixing issues reported by artists, supervisors and production staff

  • Implement directives from HoDs and supervisors towards workflow development and achieving future pipeline related goals

  • Test, validate, document and update tools and techniques in production


Job requirements

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science and/or Graphics (or equivalent industry experience)

  • Demonstrated experience in computer graphics related tool development

  • At least 5 years production experience in visual effects for film, commercials or television

Required Skills & Competencies

  • Advanced Python scripting knowledge

  • Experience in developing tools for DCC packages such as Maya, Houdini and Nuke

  • Experience with Maya/Nuke/Houdini/Hiero/Deadline APIs

  • Experience with source control systems

  • Must be detail oriented and self sufficient with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have a positive, motivated and collaborative attitude

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with production database systems

  • Experience with C, C++

  • Experience with development on multiple operating systems like Windows, MacOS and Linux

  • Experience with Shotgun or similar asset tracking system

  • Familiarity with common image formats and colour pipelines

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Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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