Technical Director – Pipeline

Technical Director – Pipeline

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Type: Contract

About Us

Since 2013, ON Animation Studio has produced, developed and created the pipeline and tools used on the films “The Little Prince” (winner of the 2016 César for Best Animated Film) and “Mune” in Montreal. In 2016, we embarked on yet another adventure – operating as a full-fledged independent CG studio in the heart of downtown Montreal, with the commission of a brand new 25.000 sq ft facility!

ON Animation Studio is now taking a journey into the land of creativity and infinite possibilities…into the Playmobil Universe!  Lino diSalvo (Frozen, Tangled) is directing our next exciting CG feature film adventure.
Our goal is to nurture our talents through our projects and our studio environment.  If you’re a team player with a passion for the quality of your work (and having fun while doing it!) then we definitely want to hear from you.

Your mission

  • Create tools and production software related to the creation of the CG film animation pipeline;
  • Train TDs and Artists on the pipeline tools;
  • Create Python scripts for the different departments that have been assigned;
  • Use the source code version and deploy the code in production;
  • Respect the delays and production quotas as assigned by the production team;
  • Attend R&D and production meetings;
  • Work in collaboration with the Supervisors of assigned departments and identify the needs of the pipeline;
  • Keep the tracking and communication system up-to-date to make sure it reflects the work in progress;
  • Maintain great team dynamics;
  • All under the supervision of the CG Supervisor and the VFX Supervisor.

Your qualifications

  • 3+ years in a Pipeline TD role on a 3D Animation or video game production (asset);
  • Knowledge of Python (required);
  • Knowledge of C++ (asset);
  • MUST be a team player!

Please note that Canadian citizens and Canadian permanent residents will be considered in priority
Thank you to all those who express interest in being a part of the ON Animation Studios team.  Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings, you will be contacted.

The greatest stories come from the greatest talents.  Join us at ON Animation Studio!

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