Full Time Job

Pipeline Technical Director Ilm


London, United Kingdom 07-15-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Position Summary

The Pipeline Technical Director is responsible for developing and maintaining the VFX production pipeline, and ensuring it is running smoothly and efficiently. Based within the Pipeline team you will be active in both development projects, mentoring and artist support.

What we're looking for:
Experience in Computing Science or Graphics discipline.
Experience in the visual effects or computer animation industries
A clear and concise communicator: ability to keep end users informed of progress and managers informed of requests.
An effective listener: able to engage with and understand artists to discover what their requirements are.
An effective time manager: must be able to prioritize a multitude of requests and not be afraid to ask for help if the path isn't clear.
Passionate about delivering rigorous follow-through on assigned tasks.
An agile, flexible and quick thinker: this is an energetic, dynamic environment requiring an ability to adapt to rapidly changing requirements.
A creative thinker and innovator: able to devise and employ ingenious solutions to difficult problems.
Strong knowledge of python programming and the Linux environment
Experience working with revision control systems and defined coding standards
Experience developing tools and/or plugins within industry software packages such as Maya, Nuke, Houdini or Katana
Experience with Renderman, vray or Arnold
Experience with database technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB or Redis
Knowledge of RESTful APIs
Knowledge developing against and/or deploying Amazon Web Services
Knowledge of the standard python packaging and installation tool-chain
VFX, Feature Animation or Episodic production experience
Experience developing on Windows


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwvvxy-44-201-72-250-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Lucasfilm is among the world’s leading entertainment service companies, a pioneer in visual effects and sound across multiple mediums, and is home to the legendary Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.