• Pipeline Web Developer

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week 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 Web Developer to join our team!


    The role:

    As a Web Developer, you will help customize our production tracking software, and internal webpages for our episodic animation pipeline. This is an ideal opportunity anyone who has a background in coding and web development and an interest in animation. This 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 that our production tracking software, Shotgun, is optimized to meet our production needs.
    • Research new techniques to meet those needs
    • Focus on User Interface for artists and production
    • Work with Pipeline Producer and Supervisor to ensure best practices are followed and prioritize production needs
    • Develop and optimize the architecture of production software to facilitate the connection and synchronization of data sharing between various tools/software (Maya, Nuke, RV, etc.)
    • Provide technical support to Production for everything related to Shotgun, and other production tools
    • Design and develop custom functionalities (using Python and JavaScript programming languages) in Shotgun to improve the performance and use of this software
    • Debug problems encountered by users.
    • 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… 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, technology, programming or equivalent.
    • Skills in software design/applying design patterns.
    • A strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
    • Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
    • Deep expertise and hands on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and API's.
    • Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • 2+ years of experience in animation or visual effects for film or television 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 Python/Qt, Django and Flask is a plus
    • Previous knowledge of or experience with FTrack or Shotgun is a plus
    • Knowledge of SQL databases and or GIT management systems is a plus
    • Knowledge of Agile Development Methodology (scrum) is a plus.


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