Pipeline Developer


Pipeline Developer

Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Our client, a leader in digital content production, seeks a talented Pipeline Developer to work on eCommerce content.

    The Pipeline Developer manages the development and support of the studio's pipeline. The individual must be creative and self-sufficient while providing technical solutions.

    This is a remote/telecommute position. The studio is 100% virtual and allows the applicant to work anywhere in the world!

    Job Description

    • Work with Project Lead to ensure that implementations are consistent with overall Software department strategy

    • Maintain core pipeline systems

    • Design, develop, and support tools and processes which extend and enhance the pipeline

    • Interface with artists, technical directors, and productions staff in order to solve production issues

    • Interact with the IT Department with respect to operating, file, and network systems' issues

    • Write clear documentations for tools/scripts

    • Building relationships with key artists and production staff

    • Identifying changing requirements and recommend solutions

    • Work with developers to help resolve issues and solve problems

    • Technical and user documentation


    • Proficient in python 2.x/3.x and/or C++.
    • Proficient with one or more software APIs: Maya, Mari, Katana, Houdini, Nuke, Arnold, Renderman, Tractor, Shotgun and fTrack
    • Prior experience with revision control systems such as Git or SVN is preferred.
    • Must have a mature approach to software design and implementation
    • Strong understanding of production processes for film and television is preferable.
    • Must be able to work collaboratively with other developers, in a co-ordinated manner, on the same product. A successful candidate will work transparently, not opaquely.
    • Experience with implementing or working directly with databases (Postgres, MySQL) would be beneficial
    • Experience with Visual Effects Asset Management System design or development is a plus.
    • Experience with PyQt or PySide would be helpful
    • Must be able to communicate eloquently and effectively with non-technical stakeholders
    • A degree in computer science, math or engineering is strongly preferred