Unreal Pipeline Technical Director

Virtual Production · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Virtual Production
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

ABOUT SCARAB DIGITAL

Are you ready for superheroes, science fiction, time travel, space travel, and rom-coms?  Scarab Digital is a fun and driven creative studio that makes awesome interactive motion graphics and provides equipment rental services for the film and television industry.  For over 20 years, our Vancouver-based team has been collaborating with our clients to transform their creative vision into reality.

 

We are currently looking for an experienced UNREAL PIPELINE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR to join our team! 


THE ROLE: UNREAL PIPELINE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

 

SOME OF THE THINGS YOU WILL DO: 

  • Ensure the Virtual Art Department has everything they need to do their work, identifying issues and fixing problems as they (or before) arise
  • Work closely with the senior artists and production team to develop new software tools and/or plugins, and workflows
  • Contribute to the development and constant improvement of the Scarab pipeline by doing research and recommendations
  • Ensure requests for new tools relate to company strategies and plans 
  • Manage the pipeline and technical aspect of the Virtual Production Department
  • Guide and direct the development of the pipeline team by working closely with the rest of the VP Department

 

YOU BRING: 

  • Effective communication skills and can understand the team’s needs, and can assist with technical issues, and help develop solutions
  • Strong programing and coding skills: Excellent C++, Python, and technical proficiency in Windows
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine, Blueprints and working in distributed Unreal based systems.
  • Familiarity with content production workflows for integration in-camera visual effects (ICVFX)/Unreal projects
  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics or other related field or equivalent training and professional experience
  • General knowledge of network design, troubleshooting and maintenance

 

BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE: 

  • Experience in developing tools for DCC packages such as Houdini, Maya, Blender, etc.
  • Previous experience in games, visual effects, or a related industry
  • Solid understanding of the Visual Effects and Virtual Production pipeline

 

THIS IS WHY PEOPLE WORK AT SCARAB DIGITAL:

  • We are a Strengths-Based culture and are passionate about our team working in their Strengths Zone.
  • We are always honing our craft and striving to do better.
  • We strive for flow state.  Better yet: Hive Mind flow state.
  • Get to be part of the exciting and growing Vancouver film industry.
  • Get to work on creative projects that start as an idea and end up being shared with millions of people.
  • Professional development is encouraged, and an allowance is provided to cover costs.

Thank You

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Virtual Production
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced