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JOB: Pipeline Developer, Brisbane or Sydney.
posted by Anonymous  on Feb. 3, 2016, 4:55 a.m. (7 years, 9 months, 27 days ago)
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Cutting Edge is a leading VFX collective with studios in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. Multi-faceted, we create award winning VFX and design-led content for feature films, Commercials & TV Series.

We are currently looking for Pipeline Developers to join either our Brisbane or Sydney studios.


Answering to our Pipeline Supervisor and working with our VFX Supervisors, Producers and key crew the role requires strong pipeline programming skills, an understanding of VFX techniques and workflows, and excellent communication skills.

Our studio is a primarily linux and OSX environment, using Maya, Houdini, Nuke, VRay, Qube and Shotgun amongst many other tools.


  • Integrate off the shelf and custom applications into production pipelines.

  • Develop new programmatic solutions to visual effects processes

  • Maintain and update our existing code base.

  • Create technical and end user documentation

  • Educate and involve crew in pipeline tool use.

  • Support artists during shot production

  • Work with IT to assist in deployment automation

Essential Skills:

  • Expert abilities programming Python in VFX environment

  • Working knowledge of bash scripting.

  • Experience with Linux and OSX operating systems

  • Engineering level knowledge of standard CG and compositing applications (Maya, Houdini, VRay, and Nuke)

  • Working knowledge of computer graphics, 3D math, simulation technologies

  • Experience with version control systems such as subversion or git.

To Apply:

Please forward all CVs with cover letter to VFX Producer Flavia Riley friley@cuttingedge.com.au

Preference will be given to residents and those already holding an Australian work visa, however we will consider arranging a Temporary Work Visa for the right applicant.

Rangi Sutton | VFX Supervisor
CUTTINGEDGE | Brisbane Australia
Studio +61 7 3013 6236 | Mobile +61 41 521 1280


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