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17 Jul 2020

Full-Time 3D Technical Director (Intermediate)

Guru Studio – Posted by gurustudio Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

We are looking for an Intermediate Technical Director to help us bring our 3D worlds to life.

Are you deeply interested in how database systems like MongoDB and Postgres are leveraged in 3D Graphic solutions like Shotgun and Deadline? Are you obsessed with all things computer graphics? When faced with a problem, are you excited to deep dive into code and technologies to try to understand how they work?

You’ll be joining a vibrant entertainment company known for creating, developing and producing award-winning, hit shows such as True and the Rainbow Kingdom for Netflix, the smash-hit PAW Patrol, Mattel’s Ever After High; and our own Emmy Award nominated series Justin Time. Our studio also contributed visual development on the Academy Award nominated animated feature The Breadwinner.

At Guru, quality, original thinking, and respect for our artist’s workflow are at the core of our values. We’re always looking for passionate and committed talent, so come join our dynamic and growing team!

What You’ll Do:

– Contribute to the optimization, maintenance and testing of frameworks and tools used in a 3D production. Specifically, ownership of current 3D production management systems like Shotgun, compute resource management solutions like Deadline and other existing tools.
– Problem solving day-to-day pipeline issues that arise during the course of production
– Create/update/add pipeline tools to enhance and streamline new and existing workflows
– Collaborate with production supervisors to plan and establish methodologies that meet or exceed the requirements of each production
– Develop and implement training documentation, and mentoring to enhance skill-sets within the studio

Apply If You Have:

– Ability to think critically, diagnose and solve problems independently as well as collaboratively.
– Understanding of 3D animation workflows and pipelines.
– Strong coding skills in Python, with minimum 4 years writing Python scripts in animation or visual effects production environments.
– Strong written and verbal communication.
– Comfortable using a Windows and Linux shell.
– Familiarity with git or similar versioning system
– Ability to work in a team and also independent environment
– Understanding of testing frameworks and their implementation.
– Knowledge of shotgun enterprise architecture.
– Previous experience in a 3D production

Why Join Guru?

– We believe that creativity and quality are paramount, and we select projects that allow us to grow creatively.
– Creating fun is part of our brand! It’s time to be a part of an environment that nurtures your creativity, forward thinking vision, and an innate entrepreneurial spirit!

To Apply, please submit a complete application on our Careers Site:

Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3D TD, 3D Technical Director, TD, and technical director.

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