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Pipeline Developer

Detroit, MI
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As a Pipeline Developer, you will play a key role in building and maintaining the studio’s global CGI production pipeline. The development team handles everything from building art and production tools, to backend software integration, to site and render automation. 

Essential Responsibilities, Accountabilities & Results

  • Work alongside the Pipeline team to develop and according to team standards
  • Building database automation across multiple locations
  • Monitor integration and scripts on the global render resources
  • Work directly with the production team to troubleshoot and and solve issues such as repairing corrupt configuration files, password security, etc.
  • Write and maintain clear documentation for tools/scripts including video tutorials
  • Provide technical UI for design and development
  • Familiar with system software and hardware

Educational & Experience Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics, Game Development, or a similar program preferred
  • Proficient in Python 2.x/3.x, or a similar language
  • Familiarity with CGI production tools such as Maya, Unreal Engine, Houdini, Nuke a plus
  • Understanding CGI processes and production workflow
  • Experience with a digital asset management system like Shotgun or ftrack is a plus
  • Experience using Git, or another version control system

Competency Requirements:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of developers on the same product
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Adept at learning new tools and software
  • Technologically savvy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to complete work accurately in a time-sensitive environment