CG Head of Pipeline
Atomic Cartoons
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Event Type
Job Posting
TimeMonday, 8 August 202210am - 3pm PDT
DescriptionThe CG Head of Pipeline is responsible for leading a team charged with the development and maintenance of the Studio CG Pipeline. Working in cooperation with the DFX Supervisor and the Director of Technology, along with the show-specific CG Supervisors and other Technical Leads, in order to maximize the return on investment for any pipeline enhancements, while minimizing show risk and technical debt.

What You Will Do:
-Help drive the design, implementation, and evolution of a standardized production pipeline.
-Lead a team of Pipeline TDs and Pipeline Engineers responsible for deploying, configuring, and supporting the pipeline.
-Work with the Supervisors and Technical Leads to ensure that the pipeline meets the needs of the studio at large to minimize project-specific forks and complexity.
-Work with Production and Technology Management to ensure adequate support coverage to meet the demands of all productions.
-Act as an escalation point for Supervisors and Production Management to drive the resolution of pipeline -and workflow issues.
-Promote a positive and productive work environment and leads collaborative efforts across the studio.
-Promote quality, efficiency, and accountability through the technology team.

What We Are Looking For:
-Minimum of 7 years in a lead Pipeline or related role in CG animation or feature film.
-Experience managing software, pipeline, and/or technology teams.
-Production and development experience with Maya, Katana, Houdini, and Nuke using Python.
-Prior development experience with Shotgrid or other Production & Asset Management Systems.
-An ability to lead and mentor a team.
-Must be able to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.
-Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

Start Date: ASAP