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Visual Effects Pipeline TD
Visual Effects Pipeline TD
  Full-Time @ CBS - Digital Animation Group

Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States

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CBS Digital is looking for an experienced Visual Effects Pipeline Technical Director

Responsibilities:

Maintain VFX pipeline tools

Add new features and improving existing ones

Collaborate with supervisors, producers, and artists to identify workflows

Provide technical support and manage functionality

Document new tools/processes for users and developers

Conduct ongoing research into new software and industry workflows

Install and administer license servers using RLM/FlexLM and other vendor software

Automate software deployments and pipeline bootstrapping/via shell scripts

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience

Thorough understanding of the VFX production and VFX pipeline development practices

Expert knowledge of Python, Shell, and various DCCs and asset management APIs

Strong working knowledge of Git or similar version control software

Experience developing tools in Python for Shotgun/Toolkit, Autodesk Flame, Nuke/Nuke Studio/Hiero, Maya, and Thinkbox Deadline

Ability to learn new APIs and SDKs quickly

Strong working knowledge of digital color pipelines: OpenColorIO, LUTs, CDLs, etc.

Experience with render management: Thinkbox Deadline

Experience with Linux, Windows & macOS operating systems in a multi-OS environment

Excellent problem solving skills

Ability to handle multiple priorities at once

Excellent communication and documentation skills

Desirable skills:

Strong working knowledge of VFX editorial workflows: turnover, ingest, conform, review, delivery, etc.

Experience developing tools for Houdini, Cinema4D, Photoshop

Working knowledge of basic networking and network administration

Working knowledge of archiving and backup solutions

Job Type: Full-time

This job posting was last updated on Feb. 14, 2019