Training and Documentation TD (Technical Director)

Summary of Position

We are currently seeking a Training and Documentation TD (Technical Director) who will be responsible for training artists on current and new proprietary pipeline tools to facilitate delivering high-quality visual effects in tight deadlines and documenting Zoic’s processes.

The ideal candidate has a love of learning new technology and a high aptitude for communicating information between technical and non-technical personnel.  This position reports to the Pipeline Managers.  In addition, this position frequently interacts with the 3D and 2D Supervisors and Leads to facilitate the sharing of new tools and techniques between all office locations.

This is a full-time, staff position.


  • Onboard new and returning hires.
  • Train new artist hires on how to use proprietary pipeline tools and workflows during on-boarding.
  • Stay up-to-date on latest proprietary pipeline tools and workflows from all office locations and regularly train artists on these new developments.
  • Write artist-friendly documentation for pipeline tools and workflows and create tutorial videos for artists and production.
  • Administrate our current Sharepoint Documentation platform.
  • Train staff in best practices for authoring documentation.
  • Enforce documentation standards.
  • Take on other tasks in the Pipeline department as required.
  • Attend meetings as necessary.


  • 2+ years of experience working on VFX or feature animation productions
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in VFX, Animation, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Technical
  • Communication, Technical Writing, or related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently on projects without supervision
  • Proactive team member with positive ‘can do!’ attitude even in high pressure situations
  • Some experience using digital content creation packages is a plus
  • Ability to work extended evening and weekend hours to meet production needs when required

This position is based in Vancouver. All applicants must reside in British Columbia.

About Zoic Studios

Zoic Studios is an Award winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have three locations, Los Angeles, New York City and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include Ozark, See, Sweet Tooth, Superman & Lois, and Legends of Tomorrow.

"Visual Evolution" is our mission; we invest in constantly improving our technological and studio processes so that our artists can focus on being creative even in the lightning fast paced world of visual effects. We apply these principles to our work on some of the most VFX intensive film and television projects out there. We like a challenge. Do you?