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Pipeline TD - CBS Digital - Los Angeles

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  • Pipeline TD - CBS Digital - Los Angeles

    CBS Digital is looking for an experienced Visual Effects Pipeline Technical Director

    Maintain VFX pipeline tools
    Add new features and improving existing ones
    Collaborate with supervisors, producers, and artists to identify workflows
    Provide technical support and manage functionality
    Document new tools/processes for users and developers
    Conduct ongoing research into new software and industry workflows
    Install and administer license servers using RLM/FlexLM and other vendor software
    Automate software deployments and pipeline bootstrapping/via shell scripts

    Bachelorís or Graduate degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience
    Thorough understanding of the VFX production and VFX pipeline development practices
    Expert knowledge of Python, Shell, and various DCCs and asset management APIs
    Strong working knowledge of Git or similar version control software
    Experience developing tools in Python for Shotgun/Toolkit, Autodesk Flame, Nuke/Nuke Studio/Hiero, Maya, and Thinkbox Deadline
    Ability to learn new APIs and SDKs quickly
    Strong working knowledge of digital color pipelines: OpenColorIO, LUTs, CDLs, etc.
    Experience with render management: Thinkbox Deadline
    Experience with Linux, Windows & macOS operating systems in a multi-OS environment
    Excellent problem solving skills
    Ability to handle multiple priorities at once
    Excellent communication and documentation skills

    Desirable skills:
    Strong working knowledge of VFX editorial workflows: turnover, ingest, conform, review, delivery, etc.
    Experience developing tools for Houdini, Cinema4D, Photoshop
    Working knowledge of basic networking and network administration
    Working knowledge of archiving and backup solutions

    How to Apply:
    Please send your resume to: