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Pipeline Technical Director Sydney, Australia

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID oPvrdfwI Emplacement Sydney, Australie Entreprise Industrial Light & Magic Date de publication 01/09/2021

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Position at Industrial Light & Magic

ILM opened its Sydney studio in the July 2019. The youngest of all of the ILM studios, the Sydney studio leverages the expertise and technological know-how developed over 40 years at Industrial Light & Magic combined with the top artists and technicians in the region. Knowledge and culture flow freely between the company’s five studios and the global team shares tools and workflow allowing for seamless collaboration on all shared projects.

As we grow ILM Sydney, we are seeking a Pipeline Technical Director to join the team and be a part of this exciting opportunity.

The Pipeline TD is responsible for developing and maintaining software tools, providing front-line support to artists, and general troubleshooting of the CG pipeline in a fast-paced, feature film visual effects production environment. The primary focus is ensuring artist efficiency. The Pipeline TD receives day-to-day direction and priorities from ILM’s show CG Supervisor; reports to R&D supervisor for technical and career guidance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop pipeline and asset management tools to meet immediate, show-directed production demands, ensuring facility-wide consistency as directed by show and technical supervisors. Help maintain a wide array of existing workflows and scripts.
  • Provide front-line production support across a wide range of disciplines, troubleshoot assets and shots, and help artists with general problem-solving. Monitor email requests, package up problems and redirect to appropriate engineering team.
  • Test and validate tools and techniques in production. Work closely with engineering teams in testing, and releasing new and modified software systems.
  • Act as an on-call resource for show production staff.
  • Collaborate effectively with artists, production supervisors, and technical staff across ILM studios in San Francisco, Vancouver, Singapore, London and Sydney.
  • When not crewed to shows, serve on software teams working on projects that improve the efficiency of asset setup, caching, and shot-data handoff between artists across the entire pipeline.
  • Take direction from show supervisors to determine day-to-day and hour-to-hour priorities.
  • Work primarily on tools of moderate complexity, requiring general understanding of the larger pipeline.
  • Provide front-line support and gather information about artist problems and obstacles; resolve complex user errors; connect artists with deeper problems to appropriate technical support.
  • Develop broad knowledge of software, systems, and standards and conventions used in production.
  • Update documentation for the pipeline and tools to reflect any changes that are made.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a related technical field.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining tools for use in computer graphics.
  • At least 2 years production experience in visual effects for film, commercials or television

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Proficiency in Linux
  • Strong Python scripting required
  • Experience in one or more of Maya, Nuke, Houdini, Mari, Katana, RenderMan or similar.
  • Ability to communicate cross-discipline and provide innovative solutions to pipeline issues.
  • Detail oriented and strong self-sufficient trouble shooter.
  • Good understanding of the entire visual effects process, from shooting to modeling and texturing, animation, rendering and compositing

Preferred Skills / Competencies

  • Experience with production database systems
  • Experience with C, C++
  • Experience with Windows development and applications such as 3ds max a plus.

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Lucasfilm fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world. **FOR U.S. BASED NEW HIRES ONLY:** We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best - entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. salaried and non-union hourly employees, as well as all newly hired U.S. employees.

Sur Industrial Light & Magic:

Fondée en 1975 par George Lucas, ILM est l’installation d’effets spéciaux leader au monde, qui dessert les secteurs de l’image animée, de la production commerciale et de l’attraction. ILM a créé des effets visuels pour plus de 325 films, joué un rôle clé dans sept des 10 plus grands succès de box-office mondiaux de tous les temps et contribué à 25 des 50 plus grands. ILM a défini la norme pour les effets visuels, créant quelques-unes des images les plus étonnantes de l’histoire du film. À l’avant-garde de la révolution numérique, la société continue d’innover en matière d’effets visuels, de RV, de RA et de cinéma immersif.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, avec ses filiales et ses sociétés affiliées, est une grande société internationale et diversifiée de divertissement familial et de médias couvrant les secteurs d’activités suivants : réseaux de médias, parcs et centres de vacances, studio de divertissements, produits de consommation et médias interactifs. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 20 jusqu’à son statut de référence dans l’industrie du divertissement d’aujourd’hui, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Industrial Light & Magic , qui fait partie d’une entreprise que nous appelons Industrial Light & Magic.

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