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Pipeline TD
Pipeline TD
  Part-Time @ Psyop

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Pipeline Technical Director:

Psyop is a multi-disciplinary studio with over 20 years of experience specializing in emotive, visually stunning storytelling for the advertising, video gaming, broadcast and music video industries. Psyop’s mission is to PERSUADE, CHANGE and INFLUENCE through creating content that wins the hearts and minds of audiences and consumers. We blur the lines between advertising and entertainment by telling compelling stories, creating engaging characters and building unique worlds.


Position Overview

I. Tool Development, Customization, and Support

  1. Creation and maintenance of new software tools that support production needs.

  2. Integration of newly developed tools with existing in-house tools and code base.

  3. Creation of documentation and tutorials for tools and integrations.

  4. Modification and maintenance of existing tools to suit the needs of the studio, projects, and artists.

  5. Provide help desk assistance to production for new and existing tools.

  6. Uphold quality standards and vision set forth by the Head of Pipeline.

II. Pipeline Workflows and Collaboration

  1. Work with artists, leads, and supervisors to understand day to day production workflow needs.

  2. Collaborate with the Pipeline Designers, Developers, and Project Leads to map out and optimize common workflows and tool integration.

  3. Research and recommend improvements to existing workflows or new workflows that will improve productivity or communication.


  • 2+ years experience working in a production environment.

  • High level of proficiency developing software in python.

  • Experience creating GUI applications using PySide or PyQt.

  • Strong understanding of storage and performance issues that arise in large visual effects productions.

  • Knowledge of Maya and Arnold preferred.

  • Knowledge of Shotgun preferred, including experience with Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit, Shotgun python API, and administration of a hosted Shotgun site.

  • Experience with Qube render farms preferred.

  • Experience with Windows OS preferred.  Knowledge of Linux command line a plus.

  • Must be able to prioritize requests and have effective communication skills.

  • Detail oriented with a strong ability to multi-task.


How to Apply

If you meet the above qualifications, please submit your résumé/website/samples of your work to jobs@psyop.tv. Please be sure to include “Pipeline TD" in the subject line.


This job posting was last updated on June 3, 2019