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Prime Focus UK Recruiting Lead FX TD & Senior Pipeline Engineer

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Lead FX TD

Category: FX TD
Company: Primefocus UK
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description
Prime Focus Film, London are currently seeking an experienced Lead FX TD to join our rapidly expanding feature film team.

Essential skills / experience:

• Substantial experience with fluid dynamics, particles, and natural phenomenon simulations
• Houdini, Massive and Maya
• Renderman
• Working knowledge of at least one compositing application: Nuke/Shake
• Proven ability in composition, colour, light and natural motion
• Ability to solve complex shot problems and oversee and guide team
• Scripting – Python and /or Mel scripting preferred
• Excellent knowledge of a VFX pipeline

Desirable skills / experience:

• Fur / hair / cloth simulation an advantage
• Coding skills – Maya API / Houdini HDK
• Experience with other renderers
• Shader writing experience an advantage

Apply here:- http://www.primefocusworld.com/recruitment/uk/pfw0148
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Senior Pipeline Engineer

Category: Pipeline Programmer
Company: Primefocus UK
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description
The Senior Pipeline Engineer is responsible for pipeline tools creation to support production for both View-D and VFX.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Scripted Tool Development, Customisation and Support
• Creation and maintenance of new scripted tools that support production needs.
• Integration of scripted tools with existing in-house tools and code base.
•Creation of documentation and tutorials for tools and integrations.
•Customisation of existing scripted tools to suit the needs of the studio, projects, and artists.
•Provide help desk assistance to production for scripted tools.
•Uphold quality standards and vision set forth by the Head of Technology and Creative Supervisors.

Pipeline Workflows and Collaboration:

• Work with artists, leads, and supervisors to understand day to day production workflow needs.
• Collaborate with the artists and TDs to map out and optimize common workflows and tool integration.
• Research and recommend improvements to existing workflows or new workflows that will improve productivity or communication.

Skills Required:

• Competent in Python and familiarity with other scripting languages used in production.
• Extensive knowledge of film visual effects production workflows.
• Knowledge of film/video post production techniques, software, hardware and workflows. Must be able to prioritize requests and have effective communications skills.
• Detail oriented with a strong ability to multi-task.
• Knowledge of : Unix / Linux.
• Object Oriented Programming
• C/C++,Python.
• Familiarity with Databases
• Familiarity with Deadline or other Network Render Queuing systems.
• General understanding of networking and performance issues that arise with automated tools.

Apply here:- http://www.primefocusworld.com/recruitment/uk/pfw0147
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