Senior Pipeline TD

Giant are seeking a Senior Pipeline TD for an upcoming production of an iconic animation series.

Interested?

We would love to hear from you – Send an email to careers@giant.ie

Position Overview

This is a full-time position and will be based in our studio in Dublin, Ireland.  There is flexibility for remote working but applicants should be in the same timezone as the studio +/- 2hours.

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive a reply might not always be possible.

Please mail to careers@giant.ie – please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, for example: “Application – Senior Pipeline TD Position”.

Starting date: June 2022

Position Responsibilities

  • Help improve, and support the production pipelines
  • Contribute to the development and constant improvement of Giant’s pipeline
  • Provide technical advice and support for artists
  • Help solve production issues that require technical expertise
  • Collaborate with pipeline team and senior production supervisors to develop specific new tools and workflows
  • Liaise between production and technology departments, translating production needs into technical requests
  • Work closely with the Pipeline Supervisor to plan and execute pipeline improvements based on the long term goals for Giant
  • Collaborate with IT to help evaluate and integrate changes to the infrastructure
  • Help document tools and workflow and train staff on those processes

Position Requirements

  • A team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to think critically, and the ability to diagnose and solve problems independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics, or equivalent and/or experience to equal that level of technical and creative knowledge and professionalism
  • Experience with third party software packages: Adobe Photoshop, Foundry Flix, Autodesk Maya, Foundry Nuke, Autodesk Shotgun (required)
  • Proficiency with Python scripting language (required)
  • Experience in computer animation, visual effects, or the game industry (preferred)
  • Experience, including pipeline and plugin development, with many third party VFX/Animation software packages (preferred)
  • Experience with software development languages: Java, Javascript, C++
  • Experience with other toolkits and systems: CI, Git, Mel, Deadline, Maya API
  • Experience with OSX, Windows, and Linux operating systems (preferred)

Don’t see an opportunity applicable to you?

We’re always looking for talented people to join our team, so why not get in touch anyway at careers@giant.ie