Pipeline Developer

Aardman Animations Ltd

Job Description

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: based on experience
Contract: 12 months fixed term initially
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Bristol (hybrid working eligible)Function of the department: 
The Digital Production Technology department is responsible for the provisioning, development, maintenance, and support of specialist digital production technology, infrastructure, workflows, and pipelines on all Productions (including Stop-motion, CGI animation, and VFX) within Aardman Animations across all sites.  Digital Production Technology leverages the technical foundation managed by the IT department, all part of the same Technology Organization.

Main purpose of the role:
The Pipeline Developer will develop and maintain pipeline tools for all areas of the department, enabling more effective working patterns for artists using a range of 2D and 3D software. They will also support the integration of stop-motion productions into the CGI pipeline.

Required skills

You will need an excellent knowledge of Python and associated ecosystems. Applicants will need extensive skills and experience in graphics related programming and a solid understanding of version control workflows.

We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated with a positive approach to work and has excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate has great communication skills to gather requirements, troubleshoot, and demonstrate tools and workflows to creative and production users.

For a full role profile and to apply, please go to: https://jobs.aardman.com/vacancies/112/pipeline-developer.html

Closing Date for applications: 5pm on Friday 10th February 2023