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[PAID, REMOTE] Pipeline Technical Director for an exciting new CG animation studio!

Discussion in 'Commercial: Job Offering' started by mindsh0w, Nov 19, 2021.

  1. mindsh0w


    Nov 10, 2021
    About Mindshow

    Mindshow is a new venture-backed CG animation studio built upon proprietary software that merges cutting-edge video game technology, visual effects, and the like to make premium episodic content. By making 3D animation production exponentially faster and more accessible to live-action talent as well as experienced animators, we’re excited to be creating an entirely new category of content.

    Mindshow is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Pipeline Technical Director (TD) to support and develop our production pipeline. This pipeline TD will work closely with artists and our Pipeline Supervisor to design and improve workflows, build tools, and provide technical support. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of tools and workflows currently used in the CG/VFX industry and direct experience with digital asset management and pipeline tool development.

    • Assist in workflow solutions and overarching pipeline architecture from asset creation all the way through finished delivery.
    • Work with the VFX supervisor to create incremental pipeline improvements throughout productions.
    • Provide technical support for artists in production
    • Maintain our existing code base and develop new libraries and tools as necessary
    • Contribute to the design and development of our production workflows
    Required Qualifications
    • Experience developing tools and processes in Maya
    • 3 years of pipeline and tooling experience for VFX or Animation.
    • Ability to work with supervisors and artists in a constructive way
    • Tooling experience in Redshift.
    • Experience working with Shotgun
    • Expert knowledge of Python and object-oriented programming practices
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Strong understanding of the CG production process, from asset creation to final compositing
    • Strong desire to function in a technical support role
    Desired Qualifications
    • Experience with real-time game engine tooling, preferably Unity.
    • Experience working at a startup
    • Experience working with Nuke and Deadline
    • A love of animation
    • A real interest in VR, real-time game engines (Unity, Unreal), AR, motion capture, and new and emerging technologies
    JOIN US!

    // Mindshow Careers