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Brown Bag Films Limited

Dublin - Ireland
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Pipeline Technical Director


Position Summary:

Brown Bag Films are currently looking for Pipeline Technical Directors to collaborate in the delivery of production-ready tools for its TV production pipeline. The Pipeline Technical Director provides direct and daily technical support to current TV Productions. Pipeline Technical Directors work with the Software Developers and CG Supervisors to architect & develop production tools as well as supporting modules in a python scripting environment. Responsibilities include but not limited to Maya technical issues, automating Shotgun, Deadline/Rendering, as well as support the asset and shot production pipelines..


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, document, and maintain tools for current productions, integrating into the existing CG pipeline.
  • Train and support artists in using pipeline tools.
  • Advise artists and TDs on technical planning and production issues
  • Support and troubleshoot technical production issues
  • Work with a centrally-managed pipeline development team.
  • Identify inefficiencies in the production pipeline and propose and design solutions.
  • Use source code version control systems to deploy code in production


Required Skills:

  • Extensive development experience in python
  • Experience in pipeline development with distributed teams
  • Experience using PyQT or PySide
  • Experience developing tools for Maya and Shotgun
  • Advanced understanding of Maya in a high end production environment
  • Expert understanding of the entire CG production process
  • Good understanding of rendering.
  • Ability to work to both long and short deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Bonus Skills

  • Tool development for houdini and nuke, photoshop
  • Experience with DVCS
  • Experience with TDD
  • Experience with game engine technology
  • Experience with Shotgun Toolkit
  • Knowledge of mental ray


Contract type: Fixed Term

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