Deluxe Entertainment Services Group
Show Technical Director
Method Studios is an award-winning international visual effects group with facilities in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, London, Melbourne and Montreal. As an artist-driven company known for its creativity, we service high-end feature film, commercial, television, games and motion graphics clients in the global marketplace.
Method Studios is currently in search of a Show Technical Director (TD).
The focus of this role is in the VFX live-action pipeline.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Support and enhance existing in-house tools and frameworks.
- Develop tools using third party and open-source software.
- Extend and integrate asset management frameworks and artist tools.
- Communicate with show supervisors regarding show requests.
- Develop a complete understanding of artist workflows.
- Provide guidance and support to Assistant TDs.
- Maintain a positive and professional attitude.
- Strong knowledge of Python.
- Strong knowledge of Linux and shell scripting.
- Experience in one or more of Maya, Nuke, Houdini, Mari, Katana, RenderMan or similar applications.
- Ability to take initiative to solve problems and recommend technical solutions.
- Ability to learn new technologies as required.
- Willingness to refactor and improve existing in-house frameworks
- Positive can-do attitude and an ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
Experience and Education:
- 5+ years industry experience in a similar role.
- Undergraduate degree/diploma in Computer Science or a related technology discipline.
In addition, experience in any of the following highly desirable:
- VFX Post Production for Feature Films or CG Animation – processes, techniques, technologies and software.
- Experience with distributed version control such as Git
- Experience with production tracking software such as Shotgun, FTrack.
- Experience with render farm management software such as Tractor, Qube, Deadline.
To apply for this job please visit ca.indeed.com.
Show Technical Director – Deluxe Entertainment Services Group – Vancouver, BC
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group job in Vancouver, BC
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