Sr. CGI Pipeline Developer-3DExcite(Dassault Systemes), Royal Oak, MI, US, 48067

Posted On: June 9th, 2017    Job Type: Pipeline Jobs    Job Location:
" The Sr. CGI Pipeline Developer works with colleagues and supervisors to provide critical production support, improve overall pipeline efficiency, and advance the capabilities of the studio. The Sr. CGI Pipeline Developer will design, develop, and implement new 2D/3D software tools, techniques and processes for use in third-party and in-house systems, and across multiple projects and departments. The position requires strong technical and communication skills, a good understanding of CG production methodologies, workflows, trends and best-practices, as well as proficiency in software and UI design."" * Work closely with the Application Development, Studio and IT teams to design and create tools to maintain and further the production pipeline; tools will be created using both custom and third party Python and C++ APIs, including those applicable to Nuke, Maya, Photoshop, Shotgun and various in-house tools * Work with department representatives to develop tools, techniques and workflows required to achieve specific project goals; integrate these solutions into the wider pipeline, where possible * Work with artists to troubleshoot and fix critical production issues, which may include problems with models, rigs, effects, animation, rendering and compositing * ]Research and advocate in the adoption of innovative new techniques, commercial or open-source tools and libraries, standards, and best-practices to help maintain industry relevance and the highest possible quality and efficiency * Contribute to and maintain pipeline documentation, examples and training materials, conducting and recording live training where needed * Support in creation and deployment of artist-created tools and their adoption into the wider pipeline; verifying quality, stability, and adherence to Application Development and Studio practices and guidelines * Works with minimal supervision; proactively escalates issues when unable to resolve on own "" * Experience with the following software packages is required: Maya, Nuke, Photoshop and Shotgun. * Good programming skills. Proficiency in Python and other Object Oriented languages is required. (C++ is a plus) * Experience with JavaScript, MEL and other scripting languages and/or commercial software APIs is a plus * Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows environments * Requires experience in optimization, debugging and software architecture * Requires knowledge of render farm management systems (Deadline highly desired) * Production experience in computer animation, visual effects, or game industry is preferred Motivation/Interests : The Sr. CGI Pipeline Developer is both an individual contributor in regards to personally designing, developing, and implementing new 2D/3D software tools, techniques and processes for use in third-party and in-house systems, and across multiple projects and departments, as well as providing guidance to the team as needed. He/she needs to have the willingness and ability to drive solutions to completion and the willingness to work closely and support the graphic artist. "" In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at 3DS are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. 3DS is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and above), disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. 3DS will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. This commitment is evident in all aspects of 3DS's employment practices and policies, including recruiting, hiring, job assignment, promotion, compensation, discipline, discharge, benefits and training. In addition to its commitment to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, certain 3DS entities have established an affirmative action program to promote opportunities throughout the organization for individuals in certain protected classes. All employees are expected to comply with any Affirmative Action Plan in effect for the 3DS entity for which they work. ".

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