Houdini TD

  • 99 Prince, Montréal, 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

As Houdini TD, you will be responsible for maintaining and improving the internal pipeline by working closely with different CG teams to ensure a common and standardised approach to the workflow, tool development and support.

Key responsibilities :

  • creating scripts and tools

  • creating, testing, and implementing new features

  • providing maintenance and support to the internal FX, CFX, environnement, lighting and layout teams 

  •  helping to engineer solutions (tools and workflow) for pipeline enhancements and fixes

  • working directly with artists to investigate and address urgent issues related to custom pipeline tools

  • Continuously improve pipeline



Qualification and experience :

  • 5  years of experience in the VFX industry

  • strong understanding of 3d geometric attributes and principles

  • Proven pipeline TD experience in animated features, animated TV series and/or VFX feature films

  • Experience using and troubleshooting in Houdini software

  • excellent knowledge of Python and  Houdini,

  • previous experience in Linux shell scripting

  • proficiency working with one or more renderers (e.g. Renderman, Mantra, Arnold, etc.), and experience with renderer specific file formats

  • a strong understanding of production processes and artist workflows within film and television visual effects pipelines

Asset : 

Experience with Pixar’s Universal Scene Description.

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