The Lead Pipeline TD is responsible for adapting, configuring, maintaining, and developing the Cinesite pipeline in order to meet the needs of specific shows and enable them to be delivered efficiently.
They provide guidance and mentoring to a team of TDs, and are responsible for the efficiency, effectiveness and well-being of the team.
In collaboration with the Head of Technical Production and CG Supervisors, the Lead designs production processes and workflows based on the needs of specific shows.
Working with the Development Lead, the lead Pipeline TD will play a major role in incorporating new pipeline tools and softwares into the workflows used by artists in different departments.
In addition, the Lead Pipeline TD is responsible for supporting artists working on multiple shows, providing technical advice and diagnosing and resolving technical issues as they arise.
The Lead Pipeline TD will triage issues and feature requests, prioritising and distributing them appropriately to their team members.
They will also monitor the progress of these issues, and assist or re-allocate issues to other TDs, the R&D team, or the TS team if required.
The ideal candidate must have a great understanding of computer graphics and strong programming skills to actively participate in the development and integration of creative tools into an overall production pipeline, whilst also having a deep understanding of the practical application of pipeline tools to the production process.
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What can we offer?
Cinesite offers a positive, creative environment where the world’s leading animation and effects artists are encouraged and supported to develop and produce challenging, cutting-edge, award-winning work.
We work as a collective, where excellence, expertise and expression are valued by all; where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers and produce work to which we are proud to put our name.