Senior Pipeline Developer

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time
  • Department: Pipeline
  • City: Montreal
  • Specialty: Pipeline

Company Description

Artist-driven company by nature, it’s our mission to give talented artists the freedom and resources they need to deliver quality work and to thrive in a fun and creative environment.

Job Description

The Software Team is looking for a pipeline developer to help create and maintain our new USD based pipeline.
This position requires a good understanding of a VFX or Animation pipeline and the ability to collaborate in a cross-functional team of developers. The position is for our Montreal studio. Working with the R&D and pipeline teams, you will be in charge of the following:


  • Developing tools, in Python, for our in-house applications and also for DCCs such as Maya, Houdini, Katana
  • Implementing robust and easy to maintain code.
  • Participating in the complete software development life-cycle; designing, supporting and maintaining software



  • Minimum of 7 years of working experience in VFX Pipelines
  • Proficient in python 2.x/3.x and/or C++
  • Experience working on scripts and command line applications (Unix)
  • Experience of Linux operating systems. 
  • Experience of application development life-cycle using Agile methodologies
  • Comfortable with Git version control and Jira ticketing systems a plus
  • Degree in computer science, math or engineering


  • Previous experience supporting a CG pipeline using in-house softwares and open source libraries like Alembic, USD or in-house technologies.
  • Comfortable with project tracking software like Shotgun, Ftrack or Tactic
  • Database knowledge is a benefit
  • Experience in developing extensions for renderer such as Arnold or Prman a bonus
  • Working knowledge of C/C++
  • Experience with build systems like CMake or Scons
  • Working experience with  nuke , RV and  editorial

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