APPLY HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX1096


Reporting to Pipeline Leadership, the Pipeline Developer identifies and solves complex VFX Pipeline challenges for tools, plug-ins, the pipeline and workflows. The Pipeline Developer’s focus is high level and forward looking. With a demonstrated ability to prioritize, partner and implement new and improved technologies, the Pipeline Developer has advanced skills with DCC applications, Python and C++ required for research, development and mentoring others.


  • Identify and solve complex, systematic problems in the domain of the tools, plug-ins, pipeline and overall workflow development
  • Gather requirements across large collaboration efforts that span multiple departments and/or disciplines
  • Leverage current technology research and development trends to innovate and advance Scanline’s technologies
  • Design, build, and implement pro-types; Debug and QA using common testing platforms with stakeholders
  • Maintain and support created tools; fine-tune and troubleshoot as needed
  • Write Technical Briefs and documentation
  • Partner with Pipeline Management team to identify and schedule tasks
  • Define, communicate and enforce coding standards across teams and projects
  • Mentor other pipeline team members; advise, guide and grow others


  • BA in Computer Science, or similar discipline (required)
  • 5+ years’ experience in VFX, Gaming or professional software development in related industry
  • Demonstrated advanced work experience with DCC applications, C/C++ and Python
  • Experience with runtime rendering APIs, like DirectX or OpenGL (preferred)
  • Experience with user interface design in QT/PyQT
  • Experience working with VFX pipelines in Windows or Linux
  • Experience with meshes, transforms, joints and dynamic simulations
  • Understanding of scheduling, task estimates and capacity planning
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance


  • APPLY ONLY ONCE. We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you’re applying for a different position.
  • ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL. We want to be able to reach you easily and much of our correspondence is via email and this helps us keep your information together in one file. That way you’re not lost in the system.
  • Resume – Include in your resume the names of the company’s you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
  • Cover Letter – tell us a little about yourself, why you are applying for the position and what makes you the ideal candidate.

APPLY HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX1096

About ScanlineVFX


Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart.    Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011.  In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones.  Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter.  We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.