Pipeline Technical Director - 2D & Review Systems


Offre publiée le 2024-06-28


About Us

As an Oscar-Award winning (Sci-Tech) team, innovation is at the heart of what we do as a company, be this developing new techniques, new ideas or creative new ways to tell our clients’ stories.

Underpinning all of this is a long tradition of research, technology and development - from engineering our bespoke software solutions to gaining early access to bleeding-edge technology and forging vibrant partnerships with leading academic and scientific institutions.

Who We Are

Framestore combines talent and technology to bring life to everything we create, whether in film, TV, advertising or immersive experiences.

Driven by creativity and inspired by the future, we set out every day to reframe the possible.

The Role

Pipeline TDs are the software developers who create and maintain digital assets and workflow-related tools, enabling production artists to work efficiently at scale.

Pipeline TDs can be software generalists, or specialize in certain pipeline domains such as Core (back-end), 2D (Comp, Editorial Texturing ) or 3D (Model, Animation, FX ).

We are seeking to recruit a Mid-level Python Developer - Pipeline TD to join the team, initially focusing on Review Systems, but eventually supporting and improving a wide range of pipeline workflows.

This is a unique opportunity to collaborate on, influence and own a Pipeline toolset that directly serves our producers, supervisors and clients.

Technical Directors work within the global pipeline team, supporting a broad range of live-action and computer generated projects with a variety of digital content including episodic and features.

What you will do

  • Design, develop and maintain pipeline software
  • Write clean, efficient and maintainable code using industry best practices
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze requirements
  • Participate in and contribute to agile practices for pipeline development projects
  • Work closely with other developers, product managers and stakeholders to ensure successful project delivery
  • Actively participate in code reviews to maintain quality of code, identify potential issues and ensure adherence to coding standards
  • Contribute towards architecture and design decisions for projects
  • Stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies to continuously improve skills and bring innovative ideas to the team
  • Take ownership of specific components or modules of the pipeline
  • Provide technical guidance to associate pipeline TDs

You Have

  • Experience working with RV, Hiero, ffmpeg and similar software packages used in VFX or Animation video review sessions
  • Industry experience working with Editorial departments and VFX or Animation production teams is desirable
  • Proficiency in one or more relevant programming languages (Python, C++, Qt, Javascript...)
  • Familiarity with Linux / Unix-based professional development environments, CI / CD pipelines and test automation
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to convey technical information to non-technical people
  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills, both when working independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Experience developing for CG applications such as Nuke, RV
  • A good understanding of the entire visual effects process, from shooting through to compositing

Application Process

To apply, please complete the linked application form or submit your resume and portfolio to with the subject line : Pipeline Technical Director, 2D & Review Systems- Montreal .

Application Deadline : July 2024. Framestore is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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