San Diego, CA
5 - 7 years
Posted 101 days ago
Sony PlayStation Visual Arts is looking for a Pipeline Technical Director to join our San Diego development team. The role requires experience and understanding of visual effects pipelines and version control systems, strong python programming skills, and extensive experience with Maya.
Sony PlayStation Visual Arts is dedicated to providing the highest quality artistic support to first-party Sony PlayStation game teams developing titles for the PS4. We offer services including asset scanning, actor scanning, body motion capture, facial motion capture, motion edit, animation, facial tracking and solving, and lighting. As a service group, we have the privilege of working with multiple game developers on a variety of titles. The Technical Art team works directly with clients to replicate and maintain their work environments in the studio and guarantee the quality of the final delivery.
As Pipeline Technical Director, you are responsible for planning, setting up and maintaining the technical pipeline on all projects, including environment management, workflow tools and automation. You will lead a team of technical artists to ensure all project technical needs are met. You will work with our proprietary pipeline software to create custom automation and tools based per project. You are responsible for writing tools for artists for various software packages, troubleshooting all technical issues that arise, and ensuring the quality of the final product. The technical art department works with both our art teams and our engineering team and help provide communication and cohesion between these two groups.