Pipeline TD

Pipeline TD

We are seeking a PIPELINE TD to work closely with the Head of Technology and Pipeline team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated individual who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast-paced animation studio. The ideal candidate must have great asset management skills and the technical abilities to help develop and implement pipeline tools to streamline and solve digital production processes.


  • Assist the Head of Technology with all aspects of technical components
  • React to pipeline development challenges and troubleshoot solutions
  • Aid in the development of applications and creative pipeline tools and techniques to improve productivity
  • Create and update documentation and assist with roll outs of new technology
  • Provide weekly updates on Pipeline development status, and notify Head of Technology of any upcoming production risks
  • Contribute technical and user facing documentation
  • Attend daily department meetings as required


  • 2-5 years of experience in VFX or Animation is required
  • Previous experience as a Pipeline TD preferred
  • Knowledge of Harmony, Nuke, Photoshop is preferred
  • Experience with PyQT or PySide
  • Experience with Katana is an asset
  • Knowledge of up-to-date Production Technology/IT methods, practices, and trends
  • Experience with SQL, Shotgun, Qube is an asset
  • Knowledge of Maya Python/API, C/C++, Nuke, RenderMan is a plus
  • Must have a strong understanding of scheduling, project management, and working under strict deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate and offer solutions with great problem solving skills
  • Experience with large-scale production pipelines, including render farm management is preferred.
  • Degree in Computing Science, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent experience is a plus
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada. BC residents preferred
  • Ability to work in the studio.

Start Date:  Ongoing/As needed