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Pipeline TD
Pipeline TD
  Full-Time @ Falcons Digital

Orlando, Florida, United States

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Job Summary:
The Pipeline TD works closely with artists and supervisors to research, design, develop and implement in-house tools to solve challenges during production and to make the pipeline more efficient. As an architect of the production pipeline, the tools developer must create tools that not only solve current production challenges, but that will benefit the entire studio. The successful candidate can identify deficiencies in the technical process and recommend future proof solutions. The pipeline tools developer must work well in a team-oriented production environment, where daily proactive problem solving and technical innovation are expected.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Design, automate, test and maintain tools to extend and enhance the pipeline.
• Collaborate with supervisors and leads to ensure a smooth and efficient work process.
• Ensure that software development has documentation and follows guidelines.
• Investigate patterns and trends, identify common problems in production, and recommend new processes or workflows to address those problems.
• Work closely with the rest of the team to determine long-term strategies and standards.

Required Skills and Experience:
• At least 2 years experience developing tools in a visual effects or animation studio.
• Strong Python experience required
• Strong understanding of PySide/Qt and building responsive models and interfaces.
• Experience Debugging, Improving Performance, and Testing tools.
• Advanced knowledge of Maya and scripting in Mel/PyMel.
• Experience using Shotgun and an understanding of the Shotgun Toolkit.
• Experience using one or more of Nuke, Houdini, 3dsMax, RV, Deadline and Redshift.
• Understanding of the entire CG production process from asset creation to the final edit.
• Experience with Agile development and working in Git in a team.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Bonus Points:
• C++, C#, or Javascript Experience
• Unit Testing Experience
• Cross platform experience with Linux, Mac, and Windows.
• Experience using one or more of Perforce, Docker, and Jira.
• Experience packaging Python code using PyPi, Distutils or SetupTools.
• Experience working with Multi-Threading and Queues.
• Experience with AR / VR and experience with GPU rendering.
Experience using Unity or Unreal in a production environment.

Falcon’s Treehouse, LLC is a drug-free workplace and employment is contingent upon passing a drug screen.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, age, service member status, marital status, genetic information, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This job posting was last updated on Dec. 11, 2019