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Maya Pipeline TD


FuseFX has an opening in Vancouver! We have opportunities at our studio for an experienced and talented Maya Pipeline Technical Director with a background in television and/or feature film VFX to join our creative team. 

FuseFX is an Emmy-award winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.


  • Write new tools and support existing toolset in Python and MEL for Maya artists; general Maya troubleshooting for artists, including issues in rendering, animation, tracking, etc.
  • Providing documentation of all development with consistent updates
  • Collaborating with pipeline team, CG supervisors and end users to determine the best solutions to improve overall workflow
  • Maximizing tools for Nuke updates
  • Identifying bugs and resolving/optimizing existing tools
  • Troubleshooting artists scenes when necessary
  • Communicating with Autodesk regarding open tickets, requests and beta testing
  • Work with other pipeline team members and software developers to improve and refine overall workflow in FuseFX

  Traits of a successful FuseFX Maya TD:

  • A computer science degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 5 years experience as a Maya Pipeline TD. Experience as an artist in production preferred
  • The ability to translate an artist’s perspective while designing tools with a focus on usability
  • Extensive working knowledge of Python and Mel
  • The ability to prioritize production needs and tasks
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Desirable skills include: Maya API, PySide, PyQt, Deadline, VRAY, GIT, C++, Mel
  • Knowledge of other 3D packages a plus. 3D Max, Houdini, SynthEyes, 3D Equalizer
  • Knowledge of Database systems and database design preferred


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