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The SPA Studios

Madrid - Spain
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Pipeline & Tools Developer



Klaus is a feature length animated film from The SPA Studios.
The SPA Studios are using digital tools to reimagine the charm of classical 2d animation blended , with unique cutting edge digital techniques that adds a fresh volumetric look, lighting and texturing that people have to come to expect in family movies.

Job Description:

The SPA Studios is currently looking for a Pipeline & Tools Developer for our current production (Klaus). Experience with Python is essential and an understanding of Toonboom Harmony/Maya and (or) Nuke would be an advantage in understanding the development of tool utilization and progression for Klaus. The role is available immediately will be based in our studios in Madrid, Spain.


? Develop tools and scripts to exchange graphic elements between various DCC applications
? Develop utilities to manipulate, collect, and present images, movies, data and presentations
? Write publishers into our data base
? Write reusable and testable libraries
? Identify and suggest various opportunities to improve efficiency and functionality
? Produce technical specifications and documentation for the tools you develop
? Solve bugs and provide support to the tools users


? 2 years’ experience with Python APIs from relevant applications such as Maya and Nuke
? 2 years’ experience with PySide / Qt
? Familiarity with Shotgun Python API
? In-depth knowledge of GIT.
? Understanding of 2d and 3d image manipulation applications and concepts
? Excellent time management and multitasking skills
? Experience working with aggressive deadlines
? English is a must, as the work will be developed in this language
? Ability to relocate and right to work in Madrid a bonus
Additional Qualifications:
? Knowledge of Javascript is a plus
? Experience with Thinkbox Deadline is a plus

Please apply via The SPA Studios website - thanks.

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