Full Time Job

Pipeline Supervisor

Scanline VFX

London, United Kingdom 05-03-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Scanline VFX, empowered by Netflix , is an award-winning, global leader in the visual effects industry with 7 studios worldwide. Founded in 1989, we are a team of over 1000 made up of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Nowadays, Eyeline Studios, our virtual production division, is rethinking the future of real-time and AI-powered filmmaking by providing content creators with unmatched flexibility.

Join us and help build the pixels of the future!

The Pipeline Supervisor works with studio-wide departments providing stewardship for 2D and 3D projects (Nuke, Maya, Max, and Houdini) and overall leadership to the Pipeline team.

Partnering with the Pipeline Department Manager, the Pipeline Supervisor has a solid understanding of Project Management best practices in software development including requirements gathering, planning, scope, risk, dependencies, re-assessment, metrics, and reporting.

• Holds vision of the company pipeline team's role, standards, service agreements and provides guidance and leadership through change management
• Works with Pipeline leadership, and studio leadership including Production, CG Supervisors and Leads to determine requirements for current and upcoming shows; advises on implementation and potential solutions
• Leads studio-wide feature implementation collaboratively and strategically while balancing overall company technical strategies
• Gathers requirements across large collaboration efforts that span multiple departments and/or disciplines
• Leverages team expertise and current technology research and development trends to innovate and advance Scanline's technologies; interfaces with supervisors and leads for ongoing improvements
• Oversees technical briefs and code review standards: set standards and ensure best practices
• Drives overall Pipeline information collection, documentation, and knowledge transfer process: eg. Provides demos and tutorials for artists and other TD's
• Completes performance reviews of the team and provides recommendations for education and training for ongoing skill development
• Participates in daily scrum meetings and regularly scheduled department and production meetings
• Participates in recruiting; resume reviews, interviews, evaluations, job descriptions, etc.
• Partners with Pipeline Management team to identify priorities and schedule tasks
• Mentors pipeline team members; advise, guide, and grow others

• BA in Computer Science, or similar discipline (required)
• Extensive, in depth experience in VFX software development (Feature Films preferred)
• Proven experience in a supervision / lead role (required)
• Experienced with planning large projects and forecasting show requirements
• Ability to understand situations quickly and shift priorities as needed
• Negotiation skills: ''buy-in'' from stakeholders, understand when to engage and when to pivot
• Flexible and agile to rapid shifting schedules, targets, and goals
• Self-directed, proactive, detailed, organized and solution-oriented
• Understanding of scheduling, task estimates, and capacity planning
• Strong written & verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated advanced work experience with Houdini, Nuke, Maya, C/C++, and Python
• Experienced working w/pipelines in Windows/Linux (required)
• Experienced with user interface design in QT/PyQT
• Experienced with V-RayUnderstanding runtime rendering APIs, like DirectX or OpenGL

At Scanline VFX, we strive to set the highest standard of quality in everything we do. We are constantly challenging ourselves to break new ground and exceed expectations. We value curiosity and believe that great ideas come from everyone. As an applicant, know that we are committed to ensuring you receive equal treatment when applying for a career with us.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-robz23-3-231-217-107-42 in your application.