Show TD/Pipeline TD

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Technology

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Mid Level

At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. With multiple series currently in production, we are always looking for exceptional talent to join our winning team!

We are searching for experienced Show Technical Directors / Pipeline Technical Directors in our Vancouver studio. This particular role will be involved in the planning and support of technical aspects of various shows. Working closely under the direction of the Head of Production Technology, the Show TD / Pipeline TD collaborates with other Leads to ensure a smooth technical process on the show. You will be writing application-specific tools, or show-specific pipeline tools as required, solve problems for non-technical artists and otherwise be the first response person for any technical issues on assigned shows.

What you will be doing:

  • Problem solving and developing improved software systems and tools.
  • Create global and show based scripts and tools.
  • Ensures pipeline efficiency at all stages.
  • Provides support of tools and procedures that enhance the production pipeline.
  • Support for shot based issues together with leads and supervisors.
  • Assists artists with troubleshooting of CG production related issues including: fur, clothing, particle effects, animation, rendering, software problems, rendering problems, scripting issues and others.
  • Trains team members on production techniques as appropriate.
  • Researches and implements techniques as needed.
  • Interface with Pipeline and stay current with studio standards and pipeline tools.

What you bring to the table:

  • Development experience in Python
  • Experience with PySide or PyQt
  • Experience developing tools for Maya, Nuke, Shotgun, etc.
  • Understanding of CG production process

Additional pluses:

  • Experience with C++ and Maya API.
  • Experience with MEL.
  • Experience with JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, Html and CSS.
  • Experience with Git.
  • Experience with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc.)

Why work at Bardel?

We've got great people here, and for good reasons. Bardel offers a generous benefit package, regular social events and ongoing development opportunities for employees to advance their careers through work on prominent and exciting industry projects. You will collaborate with other influential, career-minded creative professionals from around the world. Fun is included in every role! 

How to apply:

Please visit our website at to apply. 

Thank YOU!

We thank all applicants who express an interest in being part of the Bardel team. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions received, we will only be in touch with those that are determined to be a compelling match for one of our current openings.

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