Head of Production Tech

The candidate should have a broad base of knowledge of both systems administration and the visual effects production pipeline, along with experience of managing a department and budgets. The key focus of the role will be to support, develop and extend the existing pipeline while providing guidance to the hardware team. You will have a deep understanding how artists interface with their software, and how data flows through the production process.

Software/Tech:

  • Maya & Nuke API
  • Shotgun Toolkit
  • Python / tcsh / bash
  • Git / Perforce
  • Deadline
  • Linux / OSX / Windows
  • OCIO
  • GPFS
  • Redis
  • RV
  • DNS / DHCP / LDAP
  • VLAN/VPN
  • Layer 2/3 switches
  • Firewall configuration/Systems security
  • SQL

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Discussing pipeline requirements with other HODs and artists.
  • Developing new pipeline tools for both 2D and 3D.
  • Examining the existing pipeline and improve/re-develop where needed.
  • Maintaining existing pipeline tools.
  • Providing guidance to the hardware team.
  • Managing production tech budget and expenditure.
  • Ensuring security compliance with vendor requirements/recommendations.
  • Installation, support & maintenance of workstations, servers and file storage.
  • Ensuring infrastructure runs smoothly and reliably.
  • Planning for expansion and future technical requirements.

Key attributes:

  • 5 years experience in R&D within the VFX industry.
  • Excellent at solving problems, diligent and resourceful.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Experience leading a small team.
  • Knowledge of C++ is not required, but would be an advantage.
  • Experienced at configuring and managing Linux, Windows and OSX workstations/servers.
  • Able to work well and communicate effectively with others in a team

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Please send your CV to recruitment@nvizible.com specifying “Head of Production Tech” within the subject line.

Assistant TD

Position: Assistant TD
Department: 3D
Location: Soho
Start Date: ASAP
Reports To: Head of 3D

Nvizible is currently looking for an Assistant TD to join our team for work on an upcoming project.

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The Assistant technical director will perform a diverse series of technical support functions in order to ensure the smooth running of visual effects and previs projects.  You will be responsible for:

• Supporting and troubleshooting the pipeline and workflow tools
• Providing technical support to artists and pipeline TDs
• Automating processes to turn around shots faster
• Testing and providing feedback for software released by R&D team
• Creating documentation for new and existing tools
• Managing data and resources
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Essential Skills

• In-depth understanding of Maya
• Python/Mel scripting
• Comfortable working with Linux, Windows and OSX
• Understanding of vfx and previs workflows
• Previous experience of creating scripts to automate workflow
• Strong attention to detail and task management skills
• Willingness to develop and grow
• Team player with the ability to work alone to tight deadlines in a high pressure environment
• A degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics or sufficient experience in a related field
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Desirable Skills

• Maya/Nuke API
• C++ programming
• PySide/Qt
• Understanding of version control, continuous integration and release tools
• Experience of Nuke/3DE/Mari/Houdini/Shotgun/Deadline/Zbrush/Photoshop
• Previous work experience in visual effects, games or related industry
• An interest in character rigging

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Please send your CV to recruitment@nvizible.com specifying “Assistant TD” within the subject line.

On-line showreels and links to websites are welcome.

Should you prefer to send hard copies of showreels, please send to: Nvizible, 8-9 Carlisle Street, London, W1D 3BP.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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