Posted: January 2019 . Start Date: ASAP

Industrial Brothers is looking for Technical Directors of all levels to create and support pipeline and artist tools for series animation production. The work environment is friendly, fast-paced, and nimble. It is an exciting opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest growing studios in Toronto.



  • Reports to Head of Pipeline.
  • Research, design, develop, and test proprietary tools and pipeline libraries used for series animation.
  • Work with artists to provide tools and technical support to solve ongoing production issues.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure production and pipeline requirements are met.



  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to think critically, diagnose, and solve problems on your own and collaboratively.
  • Strong coding skills in Python, with minimum 2 years writing Python scripts.
  • Experience working in Autodesk Maya software.
  • Ability to write clear documentation and test your own work.
  • Comfortable with being a generalist.
  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident who has lived in Ontario since Dec. 31, 2017.


Desirable Skills:

  • Understanding of 3D animation workflows and pipelines.
  • Shotgun and Shotgun API experience.
  • Familiar with PyQt, PySide or other GUI building libraries.
  • Experience in other programming languages like C++ nice to have.
  • Knowledge of Git or other version control systems.
  • Comfortable with (or willing to learn) other major animation industry DCCs such as: Houdini, Fusion, Nuke, Mari, etc.
  • Experience with one or more of the following renderers: VRay, Redshift, Arnold … or experience with another major industry renderer (e.g. Renderman)
  • Experience with Deadline render management software or equivalent.
  • Functional knowledge of databases (MySQL, Mongo, etc.).
  • Comfortable with both Windows and Linux/Unix environments.



All crew must have at least 2-5 years experience working in the animation or film industry. Working in pre-school or children’s TV is a plus.

Ontario residency and Canadian Citizenship required.

Please send detailed resume & samples of work with the position in the subject line to
No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Thank you!