Pipeline TD

BOT VFX (India) Private Limited Pipeline Department

09 Nov 2023

BOT VFX (India) Private Limited

Pipeline Department


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create global and show-based scripts and tools inside DCC packages such as Maya, Nuke and Houdini.
  • working directly with artists to investigate and address urgent issues related to custom pipeline tools.
  • Collaborate with pipeline team, software developers, CG Supervisors, vfx supervisors and artists to troubleshoot/ improve and refine overall workflow and determine the best solutions to problems.
  • Aids in the development and maintenance of applications and creative pipeline tools and techniques to improve productivity and workflow enhancements
  • Provides weekly updates on Pipeline development status, and notifies stakeholders of any upcoming production risks
  • Meet delivery deadlines, prioritize tasks and work proactively conforming to production needs.


  • 4+ years of experience in VFX or CG is required
  • Solid understanding of the pipeline process of CG (modeling, animation, rigging, texturing, lighting, fx) and compositing (Nuke).
  • Experience in developing tools for DCC packages such as Maya, Houdini, and Nuke
  • Complete knowledge of up-to-date Production Technology/IT methods, practices, and trends
  • Ability to collaborate and offer solutions with great problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills both in written and verbal. The ability to articulate both with technical and non-technical teams.
  • The ability to translate an artist’s perspective while designing tools with a focus on usability
  • Adequate working knowledge of Python and Mel.
  • Team player who is able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in working with one or more renderers (e.g. Renderman, Mantra, Arnold, etc.), and experience with renderer-specific file formats.
  • Ability to write documentation for tools is a bonus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Craft and update documentation for tools, techniques, and workflows generated by the Pipeline department.
  • Previous leadership experience as a Pipeline TD.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Experience with source control systems and team development
  • Experience with C++, SQL, Shotgun, Deadline is an asset
  • UI development using PySide / PyQt4