Full Time Job

Nuke Pipeline TD

Barnstorm VFX

Vancouver, BC 03-01-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Barnstorm VFX is looking for a skilled Nuke Pipeline Technical Director to join our growing team! The ideal candidate blends artistic and technical experience in order to improve and provide support to the 2D and Development departments. Along with developing and maintaining tools in Nuke, this role also provides support as needed with any Nuke/Pipeline issues that arise.

Role & Responsibilities:
• Help develop and maintain Nuke tools to improve productivity and efficiency in the Compositing department.
• Troubleshoot artist issues as they arise, and assist in finding effective solutions.
• Write and maintain documentation for both newly created tools and existing workflows.
• Collaborate with the Comp, Pipeline and Production teams to identify areas for improvement and provide solutions to increase studio efficiency.
• Attend weekly development meetings to discuss implementation of code.

Required Skills:
• 3+ years of VFX studio experience, ideally in a Comp or TD role
• 4+ years minimum experience using 2D software, along with an extensive knowledge of Nuke.
• Advanced knowledge of Python
• Intermediate understanding of Git
• Understanding of OCIO color workflow
• Familiarity with Nuke, Shotgrid, and Deadline API
• Strong grasp of VFX pipeline and studio workflows
• Ability to create intuitive scripts and tools using Python in Nuke
• Strong desire to work in a collaborative environment
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work within multiple departments
• Contribute ideas for future pipeline improvements
• After Effects scripting is a plus
• Knowledge of QtGui is a plus

What's in it for you:
• Competitive salary
• Group insurance
• Flexibility
• Work-from-home option

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rny1no-44-200-168-16-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Barnstorm VFX

Barnstorm is an Emmy and VES-nominated visual effects studio located in Burbank, CA and Vancouver, BC, providing photo-realistic visual effects for a variety of television and online streaming projects. We pride ourselves in our artists’ talent and dedication to producing world-class visual effects.