Senior Software Engineer TD

DHX Media   •  

Vancouver, BC

5 - 7 years

Posted 187 days ago

The role:

 

DHX Studios – Vancouver is seeking a Senior Software Engineer TD to help research, develop and guide our episodic animation pipeline. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced pipeline TD to step up and help lead our pipeline team. The position is with our corporate pipeline group – we offer excellent benefits and an amazing work environment.

Responsibilities

You will get to:

  • Work with Pipeline Producer and Supervisor to ensure tools and processes meet the global pipeline direction
  • Design and develop core pipeline tools and processes to meet production needs
  • Support and debug tools and processes to ensure stability and usability
  • Assist in prioritizing production needs to ensure deadlines are met
  • Research new techniques to meet those needs
  • Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools
  • Mentor other members of the pipeline team
  • Be a positive and creative force on the team
  • Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
  • Be proactive, forward thinking and collaborative with others

Qualifications

You will be a great fit on our team if you have… 

  • A degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience with Python is required
  • A working knowledge of C/C++, JScript or other object-oriented programming language
  • Experience with Git or other revision control system is required
  • Experience with Linux and Windows is required
  • A good understanding of assets management system such as Shotgun
  • An advanced knowledge of networking and performance issues that arise with automated tools
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with leading people and projects
  • A detail-oriented mindset with a strong ability to multitask

Specific skills we’d love to see…

  • Experience developing for Maya, Nuke, or Shotgun is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience working with render farm a plus
  • An understanding of the episodic production process, including modeling, texturing, animation, rendering, compositing and FX creation is a plus
  • Experience with databases such as MySQL is a plus.

Job ID 2018-1182