• Pipeline TD

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 5 days ago(5 days ago)
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  • Overview


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


    DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for a Pipeline TD to join our team!


    The role:


    As a Pipeline TD, you will help maintain, research, develop and guide the way our animation pipeline works. This is an ideal opportunity for a savvy developer with good knowledge of the animation pipeline. The position is with our corporate pipeline group – we offer excellent benefits and an amazing work environment.


    You will get to...

    • Work with Pipeline Producer and Supervisor to ensure best practices are followed and prioritize production needs
    • Develop pipeline tools and processes to meet production needs
    • Research new techniques to meet those needs
    • Ensure tools and processes meet the global pipeline direction
    • Design and develop new tools to fit and improve our pipeline
    • Maintain, debug and update existing tools when needed
    • Work with software engineers and IT team to debug and test hardware and software
    • Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools
    • 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


    You will be a great fit on our team if...

    • 2+ years of experience in animation or visual effects for film or television
    • 1+ years of experience developing for Maya, Nuke, Harmony, AFX, or Houdini is required
    • Strong experience in Python/Qt is required
    • Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills
    • Experience with coding in Linux and Windows environment is required
    • Understanding of the animation production process, including modeling, texturing, animation, rendering, compositing and FX creation
    • Good working knowledge of databases such as MySQL
    • Able to write clean and maintainable code
    • Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • Experience with render farms is a plus
    • Experience in designing and building database systems is a benefit
    • Experience in Django, Flask or web development is a plus
    • Working knowledge of C/C++ a benefit
    • Degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or related discipline is an asset
    • Knowledge of Agile Development Methodology (scrum) 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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