Do you script and/or code in Python and interested in working with the Modelling, Environment, Rigging and Surfacing departments?

As an Asset Pipeline TD you will work collaboratively with Department Supervisors, Department TDs and R&D teams to ensure a common and standardised approach to the workflow, tool development and support.


What you’ll get to do:

  • Responsible for creative problem solving in relation to complex pipelines and assets, user support, environment and character pipeline development, environment shot assembly and technical direction.
  • Take responsibility for the optimisation of the workflow of the department.
  • Work closely with the Department Supervisor to research and develop department specific tools, maintain existing tools and plan for the future show/studio needs.
  • Testing and validating new releases of pipeline tools both interactive (Maya) and automated (Farm).
  • Ensuring the department is technically well supported.
  • Assist Artists with day to day issues and glitches and eventually escalating those issues through the right channels when they aren't immediately addressable.
  • Anticipate potential issues and create fixes before problems arise.
  • Provide training to the artists for new tools.
  • Contribute to the documentation of the Asset department’s technical platform.
  • Long term planning for future projects

What you bring:

  • 3 + years’ proven TD experience on feature films, TV and/or animated feature.
  • 3 + years’ experience using and troubleshooting in software packages such as Maya or Mari.
  • Experience in Houdini considered a bonus.
  • Experience with USD considered a bonus.
  • Experience with a large facility pipeline.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Physics or equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledge of source control systems, PyQt or other GUI toolkit.
  • Knowledge of concepts like data flow, data dependencies, Meta data, publishing and retrieval
  • The ability to code review and troubleshoot problems as they arise.
  • Programming experience in Python
  • A focus on quality control and active artist support
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve.
  • Ability to work within a strong team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

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