Job Summary:

We are looking for a passionate Engineer for support and development of our asset and shot pipelines. The ideal candidate is a strong coder, investigator and communicator who is looking to collaborate on projects of varying size with an emphasis on meeting the needs of productions with time-sensitive deadlines.

Candidates must have strong technical chops and enjoy collaboration with other engineers and users. They must be at ease working with little supervision and/or with a Lead Engineer in an environment where production demands can shift priorities more quickly than some traditional software environments.


Review incoming issues from shows, departments and helpdesk tickets
Support & develop frontend pipeline plugins, tools & systems
Improve efficiency of the Dev team
Work with in-house users, pipeline teams, senior engineers, leads & architect to:
Tirage issues, collect information to try and get to the source of the problem
Recreate issues/bugs
Resolve issues, bugs and work on new features requests.
Help with understanding of user workflows
Analyze common and chronic issues and evaluate solutions with users
Access needs, propose recommendations for improvements and produce elegant solutions
Test new updates with testers before they are pushed onto shows
Create and maintain user documentation and team documentation.
Help with Testing, Code review and Quality analysis

Required skills:

Experience with supporting and developing pipeline tools
Experience with Python and PyQt/PySide.
Experience with Maya API and Maya plugins
Experience working with Linux operating systems is a must.
Optional experience with C++ is a plus
Good with problem solving skills and ability to break down problems to isolate the cause.
Experience with test-driven development workflows.
Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.
Excellent in working with others in a Team
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies a plus.
Degree in Computer Science or similar education is preferred.

Please submit your resume to recruiting@imageworks.com

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