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Pipeline - Show TD

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Description

Method Studios is currently in search of a Technical Director. The focus of this role is in the VFX live-action pipeline.

Responsibilities
  • Support and enhance existing in-house tools and frameworks.
  • Develop tools using third party and open-source software.
  • Extend and integrate asset tracking frameworks and artist tools.
  • Communicate with show supervisors regarding show requests.
  • Develop a complete understanding of artist workflows.
  • Provide guidance and support to ATDs.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude.
Qualifications
  • Strong knowledge of Python.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and shell scripting.
  • Good Experience with Maya and Nuke APIs.
  • Good understanding of VFX colour workflows.
  • Ability to problem solve unsupervised and recommend technical solutions.
  • Ability to learn new technologies as required.
  • Willingness to learn existing in-house frameworks
  • Positive can-do attitude and an ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

Absolute requisite is:

  • At least 5+ years industry experience in a similar role.
  • Undergraduate degree/diploma in a related technology discipline.

In addition, experience of any of the following is highly desirable:

  • VFX Post Production for Feature Films - processes, techniques, technologies and software.
  • Supporting and developing tools for:
  • Asset tracking
  • Character/crowd pipeline
  • QuickTime generation
  • Familiarity with the APIs and use of:
  • Houdini
  • RV
  • Alembic
  • Qube
  • Shotgun
  • Arnold, V-Ray
  • Programming experience in C++
  • Familiarity with developing on OS X platform
  • SQL and NoSQL databases