Added by on 2013-08-13

Double Negative Recruiting Assistant Technical Director & Senior Pipeline Technical Director

Double Negative hiring, Double Negative Singapore Hiring

Assistant Technical Director

Category: Technical Director
Company: Double Negative Singapore
Location: Singapore (Singapore)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Key Purpose Of The Job
Provide support to TDs and CG supervisors in the smooth running of shots through a show pipeline.

Needs To Do
Provide disk resource management services.
Provide caching services.
Monitor render throughput and assist in optimisation.
Assist artists with scene troubleshooting and fixing.
Assist CG Supervisor with show setup and configuration.
Test new tools deployed to the show.
Monitor and maintain show’s pipeline.
Serve as the conduit to Pipe and R&D for reporting and managing tool and pipeline fixes and new releases.
Create and maintain test shots for Pipe and R&D testing within the show environment.
Provide support with technical or repetitive tasks for departments in need.

Needs To Know
A good knowledge of Maya is required, as well as a good working knowledge of Python and shell scripting. Houdini, C or C++ is a welcome bonus
A degree or equivalent in Computer Graphics, Computer Science or other related course

Needs To Be
Pro-active
Very meticulous and accurate, and able to monitor and identify potential efficiencies in a production pipeline
Able to take direction and feedback well from a supervisor
Team oriented
Adaptable
Accepting of change

Measures Of Performance
On time delivery
Continuous improvement

Please apply for this role at jobs@dneg.com
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Senior Pipeline Technical Director

Category: Technical Director
Company: Double Negative Singapore
Location: Singapore (Singapore)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Key Purpose Of The Job
Senior and Lead Pipeline Technical Directors guide the work of ATDs and more junior Pipeline TDs, as well as designing and developing essential tools for the show.

Needs To Do
Vet artist requests for new tools.
Facilitate the hand-off of new tools and pipeline improvements at the end of production.
Work with CG Supervisor and R&D/Pipe to address show-specific pipeline needs.
Create documentation and tutorials for tools and procedures.
Develop test plans to ensure quality of both show-based and studio-based software.
Work with artists to improve tool usability.
Monitor and maintain show’s pipeline.
Serve as the conduit to Pipe and R&D for reporting and managing tool and pipeline fixes and new releases.
Makes recommendations and provides solutions to improve quality, efficiency, and workflow.
Develop new tools and scripts as required by the show.
Work with Pipe to maintain, extend, and update pipeline software.

Needs To Know
4+ years of experience as a Pipeline TD.
Demonstrated ability of analyzing production procedures and solving problems.
Expert level understanding of the Visual Effects pipeline.
Expert knowledge and experience with Python and PyQt.
Intermediate level or better experience with the APIs and use of Maya, Nuke and/or Houdini
Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Proven ability to work independently and as a lead in team settings.
Proactive and highly motivated.
Advanced-level or better knowledge of Linux/UNIX and the command-line shell.

Please apply for this role at jobs@dneg.asia
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  • graham

    Doesn’t seem to matter what i do – my tracked footage always is “bouncey”