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2D Technical Director – Digital Domain Vancouver

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Location: Vancouver
Reports To: Global Pipeline Supervisor
Status: Non-Exempt
Classification: Full Time


The 2D Technical Director works with peers and supervisors to craft novel compositing
tools, techniques, and procedures to aid the execution of the current project and advance the capabilities of the facility. The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of compositing, color theory, software design, graphics, and production work flow.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Design and create tools using a combination of custom libraries and Nuke, Python, Tcl, and C++ APIs
Integrate new tools into Digital Domain’s existing pipeline using a combination of Python, C++, and the aforementioned APIs
Work with Compositing Supervisor(s) and Senior 2D TDs to customize tool set and work flow for a given project
Work with department representatives to augment their work flows and tool sets to achieve specific goals of the project
Work with artists to troubleshoot and fix problems arising in the Technical Director’s area(s) of expertise
Craft and update documentation for tools, techniques, and work flows generated by the Technical Director
Remain informed of current technologies in the Technical Director’s field(s) of expertise

Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

3+ years experience as a Technical Director for feature films
Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent work experience
Firm understanding of Color Science
Proficiency with Nuke
Proficiency with Python and Tcl, PyQt experience is a plus
Proficiency with C++ is a plus
Proficiency with Nuke’s Python interface, Nuke SDK experience is a plus
Proficiency with and experience in compositing

To apply for this position please select Vancouver under the drop down location menu and submit an application at:
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