Pipeline TD – BC

FuseFX in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Maya Pipeline TD.

FuseFX is an award-winning visual effects and animation studio based in LA, NY and Vancouver and is focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television and commercials.
Job description:
The responsibilities of this position entail developing, maintaining and troubleshooting Maya pipeline tools to assist the 3d team with production needs. The developer will work closely with the Pipeline supervisor and other tools developers to integrate facility pipeline features into Maya.

• Proficiency in Maya, Python, PySide, and MEL
• C++/Maya SDK, Maya Python API preferred
• Design and maintain tools in conjunction with Maya/3dsmax/Houdini pipeline
• Prior Lead level Maya rigging pipeline skills for mechanical and character preparation is a desired skill set for this position.
• In-depth knowledge of FK/IK systems
• Maintain documents for tool features for departmental training

Skills / Responsibilities:
• 3+ years experience in a production environment
• Should effectively execute all necessary assigned tasks while under tight production schedule deadlines
• Strong creative and technical abilities
• Serve as an active participant in team discussions, critiques and reviews
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Positive attitude and self-motivated

Please send resumes and reel links to bcinfo@fusefx.com with the subject “Vancouver Maya Developer”

Visit www.fusefx.com for additional information

No calls please.

About FuseFX-BC

FuseFX is an award-winning visual effects studio that provides visual effects services for film, television, commercials, games, and special venues.

FuseFX has emerged as a leader in Visual Effects for episodic television, as well as increasing work on commercials and feature film productions. FuseFX has over 100 employees at their flagship office in Los Angeles, along with offices in New York City and Vancouver, Canada.

FuseFX BC was established in 2014 to serve Vancouver’s burgeoning film and television production community. Led by Wendy Lanning, the team combines a boutique mindset with the industry’s most efficient pipeline and an ability to work seamlessly and nimbly as an extension of the company’s Los Angeles and New York studios. The results are visuals of outstanding quality and imagination, delivered on time and on budget.

FuseFX has developed a proprietary, highly efficient pipeline. This process differentiates the company from others in the business and allows for better quality control, faster turn around of shots, allows the artists to focus on the creativity of visual effects. The company has assembled a highly experienced team of artists, supervisors, and producers with a broad range of experience in all aspects of Visual Effects. The quality of the staff also differentiates FuseFX from its competitors.

Today, FuseFX’s three locations have over 30 television shows in production simultaneously, while also servicing various commercial and feature film projects. The company has exclusively provided Visual Effects for all the major studios, and on such productions as American Horror Story, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Criminal Minds, Sons of Anarchy, Bones, Mad Men, TURN, The Blacklist, The Magicians, and many others.

FuseFX was founded by David Altenau in 2006 and initially provided visual effects for a few network episodic productions. In 2008, Tim Jacobsen and Jason Fotter joined the company as partners and contributed to significant expansion, opening new offices in Burbank, and adding infrastructure and personnel to service multiple major episodic television programs as well as feature films and commercials. In 2014, FuseFX opened new offices in New York and Vancouver to service local clients in those markets, bringing on board Greg Anderson and Wendy Lanning, respectively to head those operations and build teams dedicated to FuseFX’s mission to provide stellar visual effects.

As a philosophy, the principals at FuseFX believe that Visual Effects offer an amazing ability to go beyond the limits of what practical production can accomplish. We strive to work with our clients to create a vision and story that could not otherwise be accomplished without the tools and talents FuseFX offers.