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Weta Digital Recruiting Assets Pipeline Technical Director

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Assets Pipeline Technical Director

Category: Technical Director
Company: Weta Digital
Location: Wellington (New Zealand)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

An “Assets Pipeline Technical Director” is primarily responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining pipeline tools used by the Assets group (Models, Creatures, Layout, Virtual Art departments, and the Facial team). They work with Production Engineering to integrate facility-wide technologies into departmental workflows. Additionally they address technical problems that the artists encounter and develop custom tools to improve their efficiency. They work directly with artists and developers from various departments to create, document, and maintain pipeline workflows between departments.
This is a highly technical position that serves to improve and support artists’ workflows, both within the Assets group, and in cooperation with other departments across the facility. Candidates need to be organized and able to handle multiple tasks, as they will often address multiple projects at once.

Must Have:

– Excellent investigation, problem solving, and communication skills, with the ability to work with a wide variety of people
– Experience with Maya, and other VFX applications
– Experience in VFX, Animation, Games, or a related industry
– At least 3 years experience in Python development
– At least 3 years experience with user-facing development & support
– QT, pyqt/pyside UI coding experience
– C++, git, prman, Nuke, Katana, Jira, and unit test development experience is a plus but not essential

To apply, please complete the online recruitment questionnaire and forward your resume through to:
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