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Digital Domain Recruiting Digital Artist Manager & Pipeline TD

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Digital Artist Manager

Category: Other
Company: Digital Domain Playa Vista
Location: Playa Vista (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

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Original Company Job-Description as PDF

Digital Domain 3.0, Inc.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Digital Artist Manager
Department: Digital Studio – 6000
Reports to: Senior Artist Manager
Status: Exempt
Classification: Full Time, Staff
Date: September 2014

Purpose of the job:

The Digital Artist Manager is responsible for the management, career development, and recruitment of digital
artists in varying skill sets within the company. The Digital Artist Manager oversees the planning and
scheduling for artists in their group to ensure talent is appropriately utilized across all projects as well as
partnering with the technology management team to indentify talent to participate in ongoing Software and
R&D initiatives.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

 Responsible for recruitment, career development, performance evaluation, performance
management, and talent retention
 Partners with Department Supervisors to collaborate on artist career development goals and ongoing
initiatives
 Participates in long-term planning with Digital Studio team, Producers, and Supervisors to create
appropriate staffing and recruiting plans; attends weekly staffing meetings to ensure labor is
effectively utilized across all projects
 With the Senior Artist Manager, forecasts artist labor utilization ensuring appropriate utilization levels
are consistently maintained
 Attends bidding meetings with Producers and Supervisors to ensure that the proper staffing
breakdowns are created and provides both internal and external candidate options
 Partners with Production Management and Supervisors to anticipate staffing changes and additional
resource needs throughout the life of a project
 Meets with Production teams, Supervisors, and artists regularly to ensure consistent communication;
serves as a liaison between the artists, Supervisors, and Production to facilitate feedback
 Works with the Recruiting team to manage the recruiting process by reviewing incoming reels,
facilitating Supervisor and Production reel reviews, leading interviews, collecting feedback and
communicating action items on all candidates
 Maintains strong professional relationships with talent at other facilities in an effort to predict
employee availability for current or upcoming projects
 Participates in project post-mortems and ensures areas of improvement for artist management and
pipeline development are identified and appropriate action items are assigned and delivered
 Oversees the creation and maintenance of department documentation
 Promotes a positive and productive work environment

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

 Bachelor’s degree in film, art, computer science or related field required
 5+ years computer graphics production experience including 2+ years experience managing a team
within a large-scale VFX pipeline

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses or Certificate:

 Ability to establish priorities, multi-task efficiently, and work with diverse personalities and all levels of
management in a high-pressure environment
 Must have strong leadership qualities with the ability to effectively delegate and mentor technical
individuals
 Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal as well as solid follow-through on multiple-
projects required
 Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict
 Outstanding customer service kills and the ability to develop and foster relationships with internal
stakeholders required
 Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required; experience with Shotgun a plus

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:

 Office working environment.
 Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending
production needs.
 Walking/bending/sitting.

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=14_6_0663
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Pipeline TD

Category: Pipeline Programmer
Company: Digital Domain Playa Vista
Location: Playa Vista (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

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Original Company Job-Description as PDF

Digital Domain Playa Vista

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Pipeline TD
Department: Pipeline Department
Reports to: Global Production Technology Supervisor
Status: Exempt
Classification: Project
Date: July 2014

Purpose of the job:

Pipeline Technical Directors are responsible for improving the overall efficiency of
the facility-wide production pipeline. They design, implement, and manage tools that assist the digital
artists with their daily use of both third party and in-house software and systems. These tools are
intended to make the computer graphics production as efficient and productive as possible. Pipeline TDs
work with peers and supervisors to craft novel 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 software design, graphics, and production work
flow.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Work with other TDs and artists to help design and create tools to be integrated into Digital
Domain’s existing pipeline. These tools will be created using a combination of custom and
commercial Python and C++ APIs, including those applicable to Nuke, Maya and Houdini,
depending upon the emphasis of the specific role.
• 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
• Craft and update documentation for tools, techniques and work flows generated by the
Technical Director

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

• 3+ years experience as a Technical Director
• Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent work experience
• Practical knowledge of Python strongly desired, knowledge of PyQt a plus
• Working experience with one or more professional graphics packages, including Maya, Houdini,
and Nuke
• Proficiency in one or more professional graphics package C++/Python APIs, including the Maya
SDK, HDK, Nuke SDK, Mental Ray SDK, and Prman SDK preferred
• Proficiency in applicable domain specific programming language(s) including Mel, Hscript, RSL,
MetaSL

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:

• Office working environment.
• Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending
production needs.
• Walking/bending/sitting.

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=14_6_0648
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