Lead Pipeline TD – UPP ADVERTISING

Our studio in Prague is looking for a skilled pipeline TD who could take over the leadership role and become a lead pipeline director of our commercials section.

This is an opportunity to lead and manage a small team of TD’s (in-house and remote), and to contribute to the success of our company through development and maintenance of our inhouse software tools.

You would be working together with department supervisors to make sure the pipeline meets our production requirements, and to identify issues, bottlenecks, and opportunities for improvement and/or innovation.

 

Your key responsibilities:

  • provide leadership to small team of TD’s
  • work as a primary delegate for pipeline related matters
  • cooperate with department supervisors and develop tools based on their requirements
  • help to find solutions for pipeline issues
  • create and maintain technical documentation
  • maintain our in-house software environment and keep it in good shape

 

Ideal candidate:

  • has working experience as a pipeline TD, and has a solid understanding of VFX pipelines
  • has proven leadership experience
  • has excellent problem-solving skills
  • versed in troubleshooting, maintaining and developing tools for Maya, Houdini, Nuke, Flame/Flare, Blender and Ftrack
  • proficient with Python and PyQt, knowledge of C++ is a plus
  • has an overview of the current trends in the industry and will offer / discuss innovations of our workflows
  • will be able to quickly learn and understand our working environment, and to design tools that satisfy our production needs
  • excellent communication skills – must be able to listen to requirements, and to communicate ideas and technical solutions in clear and concise ways
  • is able to work collaboratively within our team, build relationships and share knowledge
  • is passionate about innovation, technology and visual effects
  • can speak English well

 

What can we offer to you:

  • working in a mid-sized, friendly and open-minded team environment
  • world established and award-winning VFX studio creating high-end commercials
  • modern and pleasant working environment
  • flexible working hours
  • competitive salary
  • living in Prague – a world renowned, safe and very liveable destination
  • opportunity to actively contribute to the technological advancement of our studio