Senior Pipeline TD Job at Boulder Media in Dublin
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.
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
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
Company: Boulder Media
Company Location: Dublin