Stereo D Seeking Pipeline Technical Assistant
Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery, working with major motion picture studios, directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors to bring their vision of 3D storytelling to the screen. Stereo D has completed work for such films as JURASSIC WORLD, ANT MAN, GUARDIANS of the GALAXY, CAPTAIN AMERICA, and TITANIC in 3D to name a few. The company also provides end-to-end 3D production services on feature films, television productions and commercials. Stereo D is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., (www.bydeluxe.com) which is a wholly owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
Stereo D is a business run by filmmakers, valuing artistic excellence and speaking the language of film. Our production teams and artists are among the best in the business, driven by an innate passion for all things film. Our unique artist-centric environment enables our people the creative freedom to conceptually support the creative visions of directors, delivering the finest, most dynamic 3D imagery in entertainment. We currently have an opening for a Pipeline Technical Assistant.
Summary: The Pipeline Technical Assistant has a primary responsibility to support artists in production. The Pipeline Technical Assistant also works to ensure that productions run smoothly and efficiently.
Assist artists with render job debugging and with general troubleshooting.
Assist with production setup and configuration tasks.
Test new software, tools, and pipeline improvements.
Work with Pipeline and Development to address production-specific pipeline needs.
Maintain an awareness of production resource utilization.
Work with R&D to maintain, extend, and update core production pipeline software.
Make observations about pipeline successes and shortcomings and communicate them to the pipeline team.
Be willing and able to learn new software, programming languages, and techniques that will be required to fulfill the above duties.
Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Proven ability to work independently and in team settings.
Proactive and highly motivated.
Intermediate-level or better programming skills in Python.
Strong working knowledge of Linux/UNIX preferred.
Knowledge of Nuke, or other similar industry tool a plus.
Familiarity with film post-production and/or computer graphics techniques highly desired.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience preferred.
Career focus for the visual effects industry strongly preferred.
Ability to learn new skills autonomously highly desired.
We’re looking for the best in the business. If this sounds like you, please apply using the link below!
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