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Brazen Animation

Richardson, Texas - United States
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Senior Pipeline Technical Director



  • Develops pipeline tools and workflows to enable artist efficiency and meet production demands. 

  • Maintains existing workflows and tools.

  • Provides front-line support for a variety of disciplines, helps troubleshoot assets and shots and general problems-solving for artists. Monitors support requests.

  • Manages and monitors storage and render resources for the efficient utilization of production resources.

  • Deploys and manages software and hardware needs for the pipeline and studio.

  • Collaborates effectively with artists, production management, leads and technical staff to ensure workflow efficiency and productivity.

  • Documents workflow, processes and tools that enable technical staff and artists to keep up-to-date and share knowledge. 

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in supporting and developing production pipeline tools.

  • Strong scripting and programming skills (e.g. Python, C++)

  • Strong understanding of computer science and software development principles (e.g. Data structures and Algorithms, Design Patterns, OOP and SOLID principles.)

  • Comfort with agile, unit-testing and test driven development workflows

  • Experience using revision control and continuous deployment systems (GIT, Jenkins)

  • Knowledge of clean code development, unit tests and continuous deployment is preferred.

  • Data management and reporting skills. 

  • Experience with production storage and render managements systems. (e.g. EMC, Net-App, Deadline, Cube, Amazon Web Services, etc.)

  • Experience in systems and IT operations for both Linux, Windows and Mac OS.  

Preferred Skills

  • Grasp of automation tools (e.g. Ansible, SaltStack, Puppet, MDT, etc.)

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