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Industrial Brothers is looking for a Junior or Intermediate Technical Director to create and support pipeline and artist tools for series animation production.  The studio environment is friendly, fast-paced, and nimble. It’s an exciting opportunity to be a part of building a studio from the ground up.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, design, develop and test proprietary production tools and pipeline libraries used for series animation.
  • Use the Shotgun Toolkit API to customize front-end and back-end solutions unique to production needs.
  • Occasionally provide technical support to solve ongoing production issues.
  • Work closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure production and pipeline requirements are met.

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to think critically, diagnose, and solve problems on your own and collaboratively.
  • Competence with Python.
  • Experience with Maya or other 3D animation production software.
  • Ability to write clear documentation and test your own work.
  • Comfortable with being a generalist.

Desirable Skills:

  • Understanding of 2D/3D animation workflows and pipeline.
  • Shotgun Toolkit and Shotgun API experience.
  • Familiar with PyQt, PySide or other GUI building libraries.
  • Experience in other programming languages like C++
  • Object oriented programming skills.
  • Knowledge of Git or other revision control systems.
  • Comfortable with other major 3D animation and compositing applications and plugins such as: Houdini, Fusion, Nuke, Mari, VRay, etc…
  • Experience with Deadline render management software or equivalent.
  • Functional knowledge of databases (MySQL, Mongo, etc.).
  • Comfortable with both Windows and Linux/Unix environments.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology and ability to work iteratively.
  • Some basic system administration skills.

Please send detailed resumes & samples of work with the position in the subject line to jobs@industrialbrothers.com

No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

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