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Mr. X

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Senior Pipeline Technical Director


Mr. X is looking for a talented Pipeline TD to join our award winning VFX team. Apply today to join our crew! 

Job Description 

  • Work with our head of CG and supervisors to build and maintain pipeline tools, techniques and procedures to support current projects and advance the capabilities of the facility for the future.
  • Come up with elegant solutions and tools to speed up workflows, alleviate bottlenecks and facilitate production.
  • Candidates will be required to contribute to their area of specialty (FX, Lighting, etc.) and overall back end development.
  • Looking for someone who is motivated, proactive and self-starting. This is both a creative and technical position.·          



  • At least 5 years of development experience, preferably in a production environment.
  • A firm grasp of python, MEL, Qt, Pyside, HTML/Javascript, Git Required. Knowledge of C and C++ is a plus.
  • A solid grasp of shotgun application dev, along with developing tools for Maya, Houdini, Arnold, Vray, Mantra, RV, Nuke, Qt UI design, video/image/audio formats/compression and networking.
  • Experience working with the following frameworks: sqlalchemy, quicktime, opengl and opencl.
  • Experience with the following tools: virtualenv, apache, postgresql, alembic and compilers
  • Must be a problem solver with good communication skills who can bring new ideas and solutions to the table.
  • Functional knowledge of Linux based distributions.

How to Apply

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Why work at Mr. X?

  • Benefits after 3 months! (contracts must be 6 months or longer to be eligible)
  • Studio is located in a great area (walking distance to Osgoode subway station, Art Gallery of Ontario, TIFF and amazing restaurants)
  • Breakfast Mondays
  • Yoga Thursdays
  • Free passes to the AGO (just sign it out on your lunch!)
  • Bike racks available in the studio
  • Good Life fitness gym is a few steps away
  • Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) visits to the studio
  • Fun place to work! We have a “Fun Committee”!
  • We pay overtime!
  • Amazing artists and production team
  • We work on big Hollywood movies!

Studio Location

35 McCaul Street, Suite 100

Toronto, ON M5T 1V7


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