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Method Studios Recruiting 2D Pipeline TD & Pipeline Developers

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2D PIPELINE TD

Method Studios Vancouver is actively seeking a 2D Pipeline TD to work on upcoming feature film projects, to start in JULY.

Description

The 2D Technical Director works with peers and supervisors to build and support compositing tools, techniques, and procedures, to support current projects 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. Candidates will be required to contribute to compositing, and overall back end, development.

Responsibilities and Duties

Design and create tools using a combination of custom libraries and Nuke’s Python API
Integrate new tools into Method’s existing pipeline, using a combination of Python, C++, and the aforementioned A.P.I.’s
Work with artists to troubleshoot and fix problems arising in the Technical Director’s area(s) of expertise

Qualifications

Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent work experience
Minimum 3 years visual effects production experience required
Proficiency with Nuke
Proficiency with Shotgun
Proficiency with Python and PyQt
Proficiency with Nuke’s Python interface, Nuke SDK experience a plus Proficiency with C++ is a plus Experience with pipeline integration, rendering, asset systems and databases

This is a full-time, contract position requiring periodic overtime.

Please e-mail van-recruiting@methodstudios.com with your résumé and upcoming availability, with subject line “2D Pipeline TD” and your name, for example: “2D Pipeline TD – Joe Smith”.

We thank all candidates in advance for applying but only those selected will be contacted for an interview.
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PIPELINE DEVELOPERS

Method Studios Vancouver is actively seeking Pipeline Developers to work on upcoming feature film projects, to start in JULY.

The Pipeline Developer is involved in the creation and ongoing support of a large high-end visual effects pipeline and asset/project management system. This includes infrastructure technologies that make up the pipeline at Method Studios such as databases, Python tools, Bash scripts and web interfaces. Production support of artists and package-specific scripting will also be part of the Pipeline Developer’s responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Problem solving and developing new or improved pipeline software and tools
Refactoring and adapting existing tools from the Vancouver or LA offices for use in a new shared pipeline
Liaising with counterparts in other studios on designs for new tools or refactoring of existing tools
Providing new applications for use by production teams
Documentation for end users and other developers of above systems
Production support of above systems in an urgent and timely fashion

Qualifications

Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computing Science, or equivalent work experience
Familiarity scripting or writing plugins for Houdini, Maya, or Nuke
Excellent knowledge of Python
Excellent problem-solving and communication skills with a solid background in algorithms and data structures
Experience testing code and ability to create clear documentation
Code sharing and repository experience using either SVN, CVS or Git
Linux knowledge and Bash scripting experience
Ability to develop code independently or as part of a team
Experience working in feature film or TV Visual Effects, with knowledge of VFX industry-standard methodologies, tools and processes for software development
C/C++ or other scripting language experience
Understanding of relational databases and SQL an asset

This is a full-time, contract position requiring periodic overtime.

Please e-mail van-recruiting@methodstudios.com with your résumé and upcoming availability, with subject line “Pipeline Developer” and your name, for example: “Pipeline Developer – Joe Smith”.

We thank all candidates in advance for applying but only those selected will be contacted for an interview.
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