Pipeline Lead - Technical Artist

We’re looking for a technical artist to join our team to support the day-to-day running of projects. You will have ideally been working either at a game studio or production house as a Technical Artist - Pipeline, or on projects in the TV and Film industry as a Pipeline TD. 

To date, this role has been part of the TA's remit, but as we’ve grown we want to make this a dedicated role in our team. We run game capture, in-engine cinematics, and CG/offline rendered projects; and the ideal candidate will want to get stuck in with all pipelines and look to champion a workflow that allows for consistencies and efficiencies across all our projects, for all our artists. 

What will I be doing?

  • Setting up project-based technical infrastructure, including version control, depots, tools, and plugins, onboarding artists

  • Discussing blockers with the client’s development team and establish a solution that works within the timelines & scope

  • Deploying fixes to artists in a sustainable way

  • Building tools to improve our pipelines and workflows across our technical teams 

  • Working with our project teams to ensure that projects follow established processes and agreed scope 

  • Planning our projects and being involved in project management decisions

  • When not working on projects you will be looking at improvements across our systems and toolsets

  • Ensuring that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats

Languages/experience 

  • A degree in computer science, or similar

  • 1-2 years experience in an agency/ software development studio environment where you’ve had to deal with a variety of different pipelines and processes

  • Solid understanding of VPN & Version Control (including but not limited to: Perforce, SourceTree, SVN, Unity Teams)

  • Python & MEL Scripting - Maya - This would be a welcome bonus

  • Unreal 4 - C++ 

  • Unity C#

Key Skills

  • Strong working knowledge of 3D pipelines & game engines 

  • Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle

  • Excellent team working and communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Good attention to detail

  • Calm bedside manner 

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time


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