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

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

  • Lead all Pipeline Developers, check in with each on and off-site daily.
  • Meet with studio leadership to identify issues and discuss priorities.
  • Meet with Head of Software and Project Manager for site to prioritize and schedule support and development tasks.
  • Run regular "stand-up" meetings for active development projects to confirm expected progress and identify issues.
  • Work with developers to standardize central libraries.
  • Ensure overall contribution to the code base according to software practices agreed at the company level.
  • Guide other TDs in building and implementing software.
  • Get involved in code reviews and process pull requests.
  • Provide point-of-contact from show pipeline support.
  • Work with developers to setup demos and communicate updates, new tools, and bugs to all of production.


Minimum requirements:

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience in VFX, TV or Commercials.
  • 5+ years of Python experience.
  • Experience working directly with production teams.
  • Experience with Production Tracking Systems (Shotgun, fTrack, Tactic, NIM, etc.)
  • Experience with VFX applications (Maya, Nuke, Houdini, RV...)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Warm, welcoming personality.

Preferred requirements:

  • Familiarity with render farm software.
  • Experience leading development teams.
  • Expertise in C++ and shell scripting.