• Senior Pipeline TD, 3D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/12/2018 2:57 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1181
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

     

    DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Senior Pipeline TD to join our team!

     

    The role:

     

    DHX Studios – Vancouver is seeking a Senior Pipeline TD to help research, develop and guide our episodic animation pipeline. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced pipeline TD to step up and help lead our pipeline team. The position is with our corporate pipeline group – we offer excellent benefits and an amazing work environment.

    Responsibilities

    You will get to: 

    • Work with Pipeline Producer and Supervisor to ensure best practices are followed and prioritize production needs
    • Design and develop new pipeline tools and processes to meet production needs
    • Research new techniques to meet those needs
    • Support and debug core pipeline tools and processes to ensure stability and usability
    • Work with software engineers and IT team to debug and test hardware and software
    • Educate artists on how to work with the pipeline
    • Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools
    • Mentor other members of the pipeline team
    • Be a positive and creative force on the team
    • Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
    • Be proactive, forward thinking and collaborative with others

    Qualifications

    You will be a great fit on our team if… 

    • 5+ years of experience in animation or visual effects for film or television
    • 3+ years of experience developing for Maya, Nuke, Vray, or Shotgun is required
    • Strong experience in Python is required
    • Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • Experience with render farms is a plus
    • Experience developing for Animate, Harmony, After Effects is a plus
    • Experience in designing and building database systems is a plus
    • Experience in Django, Flask or web development is a plus
    • Working knowledge of C/C++ a plus
    • An understanding of an episodic process and workflow is a plus

    Why work at DHX Media?

     

    DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us! 

     

    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

     

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