jobby: Senior Pipeline TD (3D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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DHX animation job logoDHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events while they’re at it. With some of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers on our team, our studios are bursting with creative energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!
About the Position

It’s a very exciting time to join the DHX Studios team! We’re moving our pipeline to Maya so this is a great opportunity to be involved with the creation and development of the next generation of our productions! As a Senior Pipeline TD you will help research, develop and guide the way our animation pipeline works. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced pipeline TD to step up and help lead a brand new animation pipeline.

Responsibilities

Develop pipeline tools and processes to meet production needs
Ensure tools and processes meet the global pipeline direction
Work with the pipeline supervisor to design and prioritize production needs
Research new techniques to meet those needs
Design and develop new tools to fit and improve our pipeline
Support production to ensure deadlines are met
Maintain, debug and update existing tools when needed
Test and debug tools and process to ensure stability and usability
Work with software engineers and IT team to debug and test hardware and software
Mentor other TDs
Educate artists on how to work with the pipeline
Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools

Qualifications

5+ years of experience in animation or visual effects for film or television
3+ years of experience developing for Maya, Nuke or Houdini is required
Strong experience in Python is required
Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills
Experience with render farms is a plus
Experience in designing and building database systems is a plus
Experience in Django, Flask or web development is a plus
Working knowledge of C/C++ a plus

Please APPLY at: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=oONi2fwF&s=Canadian_Animation_Resources

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

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