Senior Pipeline TD – London – Freefolk

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Freefolk are looking for a Senior Pipeline TD to join their team. Take a look at the job spec and apply:

Senior Pipeline TD

We're looking for a talented, motivated and experienced Pipeline TD to support, develop and ensure the expansion of our current workflow.

As well as being able to demonstrate technical skill and initiative, you will need to be an excellent communicator. You will need to be comfortable with working independently.

You will be providing face-to-face support and assistance to artists, as well as maintaining and developing new tools and scripts - predominantly in Python - to meet the specific show requirements.


  • Provide technical advice and support for artists
  • Collaborate with production and CG supervisors to design and implement new tools and workflows
  • Contribute to the maintenance and improvement of the current pipeline
  • Manage installed software and git source code repositories
  • Assist with monitoring and render resource usage
  • Provide updates on pipeline development status, and notifies of any upcoming production risks
  • Conduct research and recommend workflows that will improve efficiency
  • Maintaining documentation workflow

Essential skills

  • Previous experience of pipeline programming in VFX or game industry
  • Strong programming experience in Python
  • Strong Linux skills
  • Skilled GUI development with the Qt application framework
  • Experience of using REZ as a package manager
  • Clear working knowledge of VFX software API’s and data-formats (Maya, Nuke, Houdini, Arnold, Alembic, OpenVDB, etc.)
  • Ability to work to prioritise production tasks in a frequently changing environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desirable skills

  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics or other related field
  • Experience using FTrack API
  • General understanding of networking and performance issues that arise with automated tools
  • Jira ticketing systems
  • Salary: Dependant on experience.

To apply email or fast-track your application

  • Please submit your CV with a link to your website or showreel
  • Include 'Senior Pipeline TD' in subject of email
  • Only qualified applicants will be contacted
  • No phone calls or drop-ins please

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