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Pipeline Supervisor – Digital Domain Vancouver

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Location: Vancouver
Reports To: Global Pipeline Supervisor
Status: Exempt
Direct Reports: Show TDs


The Pipeline Supervisor is responsible for leading a team charged with the development, deployment, and support of the Facility Pipeline on a Production. The Pipeline Supervisor does this in conjunction with the Technology Department leadership, as well as senior Supervisors and other Pipeline Supervisors across the company, in order to maximize the return on investment in any Pipeline enhancements, while minimizing show risk and waste.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Helps drive the design, implementation, and evolution of a standardized Pipeline for Productions and Departments, utilizing Show and Facility resources
Leads a team of Show and Facility TDs responsible for deploying, configuring, and supporting the existing Pipeline
Works with the other Pipeline Supervisors, senior Supervisors, and Technology Staff to ensure that the Pipeline meets the needs of the company at large and diverges as little as possible between Shows, while still meeting the needs of the individual Productions
Works with Production and Technology Management to ensure adequate resource coverage to meet the demands of the current show
Acts as an escalation point for Supervisors, Production Management, and Artist Management to resolve conflicts; ensures limited resources are effectively utilized, and artists efficiently tasked by matching artist skill-set to assignments, identifying cross-utilization opportunities whenever possible
Promotes a positive and productive work environment and leads collaborative efforts across the facility

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

BS in Computer Science, Computer Graphics, or equivalent Industry experience required
Minimum of 5 years of experience in feature post-production film desired
Experience managing software, pipeline, and/or technology teams desired
Production experience with Maya, Houdini and/or Nuke, including familiarity with APIs desired
General experience with Python in a production environment
Must be able to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
Good communication skills, both written and verbal

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