Our client, a leader in digital content production, seeks a talented Pipeline Developer to work on eCommerce content.

The Pipeline Developer manages the development and support of the studio’s pipeline. The individual must be creative and self-sufficient while providing technical solutions.

Job Description

  • Work with Project Lead to ensure that implementations are consistent with overall Software department strategy
  • Maintain core pipeline systems
  • Design, develop, and support tools and processes which extend and enhance the pipeline
  • Interface with artists, technical directors, and productions staff in order to solve production issues
  • Interact with the IT Department with respect to operating, file, and network systems’ issues
  • Write clear documentations for tools/scripts
  • Building relationships with key artists and production staff
  • Identifying changing requirements and recommend solutions
  • Work with developers to help resolve issues and solve problems
  • Technical and user documentation


  • Proficient in python 2.x/3.x and/or C++.
  • Proficient with one or more software APIs: Maya, Mari, Katana, Houdini, Nuke, Arnold, Renderman, Tractor, Shotgun and fTrack
  • Prior experience with revision control systems such as Git or SVN is preferred.
  • Must have a mature approach to software design and implementation
  • Strong understanding of production processes for film and television is preferable.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with other developers, in a co-ordinated manner, on the same product. A successful candidate will work transparently, not opaquely.
  • Experience with implementing or working directly with databases (Postgres, MySQL) would be beneficial
  • Experience with Visual Effects Asset Management System design or development is a plus.
  • Experience with PyQt or PySide would be helpful
  • Must be able to communicate eloquently and effectively with non-technical stakeholders
  • A degree in computer science, math or engineering is strongly preferred