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Senior Pipeline TD Job at Boulder Media in Dublin

Job Description

ROLE: SENIOR PIPELINE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

REPORTING TO: LEAD PIPELINE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

As part of Hasbro Entertainment, Boulder Media is building a new Feature Film Animation Division. We are excited to be growing our team of pipeline developers as we expand into a new area. As we produce CG theatrical feature films made entirely in Ireland.

The Senior Pipeline TD will play a vital role developing and integrating disparate technologies to create a modern studio pipeline for feature animation production. You will bring your expertise to the technical aspects of the project while working in collaboration with the department supervisors and the production team. Previous experience in visual effects, 3d animation, gaming or tech sector is required.

Responsibilities Include:
Develop, document, and maintain software and workflows for our cg pipeline

Train and support artists in using pipeline tools

Work alongside artists and production staff to provide solutions to production issues

Maintain an up to date knowledge of industry best practices, conduct ongoing research and recommend workflows that will improve efficiency

Work with the team as well as remote members to ensure that implementations are consistent with overall Software department strategy.

Work with and mentor more junior members of the team to help resolve issues and solve problems.

Communication of tasks, challenges and workflows.

Design and architect cutting edge tools and technologies while maintaining the existing stack.

Build relationships with key artists and production staff

Work with Supervisor for the delivery of tools to the schedule

Person Specification:
Thorough understanding of studio pipeline workflow

Adaptable and interested in diving into unfamiliar territory

Strong written and verbal communication skills

One or more specialty domains within pipeline (eg layout, lighting, production tracking etc)

Ability to balance both long term and short term project deadlines

Python development in the context of DCC applications such as Maya, Nuke, and Houdini

Ability direct team members towards bigger goals

Experience designing UX.

Experience with asset management APIs and dependency handling.

Experience with software testing best practices including unit, integration, and systems testing.

Experience with Agile software development.

Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems

A degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

The following experience would be a distinct advantage:
Production experience with modern C++ or modern web technologies

Advanced understanding of Shotgun or other production database

Experience with the Qt application framework

About Company

Company: Boulder Media

Company Location:  Dublin

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