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Weta Digital Recruiting Shots Pipeline Technical Director

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Shots Pipeline Technical Director

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

Job Description

A Shots Pipeline Technical Director is involved in the design, development and maintenance of Pipeline applications for the Shots Department. This department is primarily involved in Lighting and Rendering making use of software such as Maya and RenderMan alongside a suite of proprietary tools. As such the Shots Pipeline group is responsible for the smooth operation of these components, the debugging and investigation of issues, and the development and deployment of solutions.

This is a highly technical position, and would suit a candidate with well developed technical skills and a genuine interest in problem solving. The role requires interaction with artists as well as software engineers and other pipeline groups within the facility so good communication skills and a willingness to work on multiple varied tasks is essential.

Most importantly the candidate must be motivated and interested in the opportunity to learn new systems and concepts and be willing and able to adapt to the changing needs of feature film production.

Must Have:

– Interest and ability to investigate and solve technical problems
– Strong communication skills
– Knowledge of and experience using Linux environment
– Shell scripting knowledge (csh, bash)
– Experience with source control systems such as SVN/git

Nice to Have:

– Experience with Python, Qt and PyQt/PySide
– C/C++ programming experience
– Experience with database systems such as MySQL/nosql.
– Experience of job and process queuing systems such as Alfred/Grid/MPI
– Understanding and experience of working in a film production pipeline

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