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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.


  • 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.


  • 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

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



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