Shotgun Developer

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Bardel is currently recruiting for a talented Shotgun Developer to work collaboratively with our Emmy award winning studio team.

The Shotgun Developer will be responsible for integrating our production pipeline with Shotgun for use in production. Production support of shows and departments will also be part of the Shotgun Developer’s responsibilities.

What you will be doing:

  • Primarily responsible for developing high quality, stable code for use within Shotguns Ecosystem
  • Architect, develop and maintain the integration of Shotgun in our production pipeline using Python
  • Collaborating with the pipeline and production supervisors to develop an understanding of production requirements and workflows
  • Problem solving in a dynamic environment to produce high quality, easy to maintain code and services
  • Production support of above integrations in an urgent and timely fashion
  • Perform other Ad Hoc tasks as required

What you bring with you:

  • Exceptional knowledge and experience with the Shotgun Software Platform in particular the Python API and event daemon (Toolkit experience a plus)
  • A university degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar field
  • Minimum 3 years previous VFX or Animation Pipeline experience
  • Experience programming in Python
  • Understanding of production workflow, project management and scheduling
  • Experience with web development is an asset
  • Experience with Git and Github, various build and CI systems
  • Experience developing on Linux
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Experience testing code and ability to create clear documentation
  • Ability to develop code independently or as part of a team
  • Flexible and able to work in a frequently changing environment
  • Knowledge of relational database design and implementation is an asset

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, and have the opportunity to grow in your career.

What we want to see in your application:   

Tell us why YOU are the person for the position and how you meet the position’s criteria. Forward us your current resume and samples of your work (eg. a link to your website or reel – don’t hesitate to show off a little!). 

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 a compelling match for one of our current openings.

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