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Rodeo FX Inc.

Montreal, Quebec - Canada
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Under the supervision of the FX Supervisor, the FX TD will be working closely with the Pipeline Department in the development of tools and solutions for the FX department.


  • Create testable, efficient and reusable tools by using best in class software development practices
  • Develop FX and simulation pipeline tools to meet production requests, ensuring it is consistent with department standards as requested by show and technical supervisors
  • Help to maintain a wide array of existing workflows and scripts
  • Provide front-line production support to FX Artists, troubleshooting assets and shots, and helping artists with general problem-solving
  • Be able to work with the FX Supervisor and Head of Pipeline to determine the best possible technical and creative approaches.
  • Complete tasks within the timeframe given by the FX Supervisor and Head of Pipeline
  • Create and communicate documentation about developed tools and train other users to use the developed tools


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Visualization, or Computer Animation required or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a VFX studio
  • 3+ years of pipeline development experience
  • Experience with Python and VEX scripts. C++ programming experience, an asset
  • Experience with Houdini
  • A good understanding of Linux Operating System
  • Proven debugging, development testing, and problem solving abilities
  • Self-driven, good communicator, and a great-team player
  • Excellent organizational, communication and documentation skills
  • Work ethic focused on the dynamism and collaboration
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks, set priorities and problem solving
  • Ability to prioritize production needs and task

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