Full Time Job

2D Pipeline TD

The Mill

London, United Kingdom 04-26-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Company Description

The Mill is a global creative partner for agencies, production companies and brands, working across all media channels and platforms.

We are trusted specialists in visual effects, creative technologies and content production Our projects include the creation of digital products and virtual experiences, as well as world class visual effects and video production.

We are a vibrant network of talented artists, producers, directors and creative technologists from multinational backgrounds. We nurture innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas across our studios in London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Berlin and Bangalore. We are all united by one single ambition: To create extraordinary and memorable work that captivates and excites audiences.

We are The Mill. We create the extraordinary.
Our global Visual Effects team combines talent with technology, artistry with rigor, the familiar with the fantastic. Our work can be inspiring or invisible, but always unforgettable. From the language of colour to the hand drawn and photo-real, we bring ideas to life through the use of movement, storytelling and timing.

As a 2D Pipeline TD, you will be responsible for developing software tools and workflows used on our
advertising, episodic and features VFX projects. You will be providing face-to-face technical support
and assistance to artists and production management, as well as developing new tools and scripts -
predominantly in Python, to improve the efficiency of compositing artists and automate tasks.
You will be regularly required to:
• Provide technical support and advice for artists
• Build and maintain bespoke project pipeline tools.
• Collaborate with our R&D team
• Contribute to the development and constant improvement of the pipeline
• Ensure requests for new tools are in line with pipeline roadmap
2D Pipeline TDs are highly technical and demonstrate an aptitude for creative problem solving. You
will need to be an excellent communicator and able to work with other pipeline TDs and nontechnical


Must have
• Previous experience in VFX or related industry
• Excellent Python, and Linux skills
• Solid understanding of the VFX or animation pipeline
• Experience in developing tools for DCC packages such as Maya, Houdini or Nuke
Nice to have
• Knowledge of Nuke Studio
• Familiarity with Nuke's Python API and writing Gizmos
• Knowledge of colour science workflows
• Awareness of encoding codecs
• Familiarity with Git and collaborative workflows (code review, standards, etc.)
• Knowledge of any/all of Mari/Maya/Houdini/Katana/Arnold/RV
• A degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics or other related fields

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r19myx-18-232-52-135-42 in your application.

Company Profile
The Mill

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.