Method Studios Vancouver seeks a 2D TD

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  1. MethodStudios


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    Los Angeles
    Method Studios is an award-winning international visual effects group with facilities in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, London, Sydney and Melbourne. As an artist-driven company known for its creativity, we service high-end feature film, commercial, television, games and motion graphics clients in the global marketplace.

    Built around an exceptional team of visual effects professionals, Method's international facilities provide a full range of visual effects services including conceptual design, look development, on-set supervision, 3D animation/CGI, matte painting, compositing and finishing. With our global reach accented by our boutique accessibility, we have the capacity to service clientele wherever production is situated.

    Method Studios Vancouver is currently in search of a 2D Pipeline Technical Director to join the team.

    The 2D Pipeline Technical Director works with peers and supervisors to build and support compositing tools, techniques, and procedures, to support current projects and advance the capabilities of the facility. The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of compositing, color theory, software design, graphics, and production work flow. Candidates will be required to contribute to compositing, and overall back end, development.

    Responsibilities and Duties
    • Design and create tools using a combination of custom libraries and Nuke's Python API
    • Integrate new tools into Method's existing pipeline, using a combination of Python, C++, and the aforementioned A.P.I.’s
    • Work with artists to troubleshoot and fix problems arising in the Technical Director’s area(s) of expertise

    • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 3 years visual effects production experience required
    • Proficiency with Nuke
    • Proficiency with Shotgun
    • Proficiency with Python and PyQt
    • Proficiency with Nuke’s Python interface, Nuke SDK experience a plus Proficiency with C++ is a plus Experience with pipeline integration, rendering, asset systems and databases

    To apply, please send an email with your resume, availability and the subject line "2D Pipeline TD – (Your name)" to: van-recruiting at

    Please bear in mind that due the number of applications we receive, you will only hear back from us regarding suitable applications to open positions.
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