TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

 

Requirements:

  • 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 jobs@industrialbrothers.com
No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Thank you!