FuseFX Recruiting Maya Pipeline TD
FuseFX has an opening in Vancouver! We have opportunities at our studio for an experienced and talented Maya Technical Director with a background in television and/or feature film VFX to join our creative team.
FuseFX is an Emmy-award winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.
Write new tools and support existing toolset in Python and MEL for Maya artists; general Maya troubleshooting for artists, including issues in rendering, animation, tracking, etc.
Providing documentation of all development with consistent updates
Collaborating with pipeline team, CG supervisors and end users to determine the best solutions to improve overall workflow
Maximizing tools for Nuke updates
Identifying bugs and resolving/optimizing existing tools
Troubleshooting artists scenes when necessary
Communicating with Autodesk regarding open tickets, requests and beta testing
Work with other pipeline team members and software developers to improve and refine overall workflow in FuseFX
Traits of a successful FuseFX Maya TD:
A computer science degree or equivalent work experience
At least 5 years experience as a Maya TD. Experience as an artist in production preferred
The ability to translate an artist’s perspective while designing tools with a focus on usability
Extensive working knowledge of Python and Mel
The ability to prioritize production needs and tasks
Excellent communication and documentation skills
Problem solving abilities
Desirable skills include: Maya API, PySide, PyQt, Deadline, VRAY, GIT, C++, Mel
Knowledge of other 3D packages a plus. 3D Max, Houdini, SynthEyes, 3D Equalizer
Knowledge of Database systems and database design preferred
Nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Company prohibits discrimination in employment against otherwise qualified applicants because of a physical or mental disability and will make reasonable accommodations to enable qualified persons with known disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job consistent with applicable law. The Company will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.