Pipeline TD

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 1 week ago(7/24/2020 4:21 PM)
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WildBrain Studios is looking for a Pipeline TD to join our team in Vancouver! The Pipeline TD is responsible for developing and maintaining software tools, providing support to artists, and general troubleshooting of the 2D and CG pipeline in a fast-paced, Animation production environment.


This role is set to begin immediately.


We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!


• Develop pipeline and asset management tools to meet immediate, show-directed production demands, ensuring facility-wide consistency as directed by show and technical supervisors
• Help maintain a wide array of existing workflows and scripts
• Provide front-line production support across a wide range of disciplines, troubleshoot assets and shots, and help artists with general problem-solving
• Test and validate tools and techniques in production
• Work closely with engineering teams in testing, and releasing new and modified software systems
• Work primarily on tools of a high degree of complexity, requiring broad understanding of the larger pipeline
• Assist other Pipeline TDs in providing front-line support; resolve complex user errors; guide Pipeline Engineers and R&D with debugging technical issues
• Develop comprehensive knowledge of software and systems; contribute to evolving standards and conventions used in production
• Update documentation for the pipeline and tools to reflect any changes that are made


  • Proficiency in Python and/or JavaScript
  • Detail-oriented and keen to come up with solutions


  • Experience with production database systems
  • Experience with C, C++
  • Experience in one or more of Maya, Nuke, Houdini, Harmony, Flash, Katana, Unreal, or similar


  • Associates Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Why WildBrain? 


At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan
  • Generous RRSP matching
  • Bonus time off


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