Pipeline TD

Ingenuity Studios West Hollywood , CA 90069

Posted 1 week ago

At Ingenuity you will be working in a fast-paced visual effects production environment. As a Pipeline TD, you will be part of a team that is directly responsible for developing the studio pipeline, maintaining software tools, supporting artists workflows, troubleshooting development issues, and collaborating with other departments. This position is considered mid-level, with room for growth and development as the role expands. All qualified candidates are required to take and pass our Programming Test as well as answer a variety of programming related questions during the interview process.


  • Work on software and tools of a high degree of complexity, requiring thorough understanding of the overall pipeline
  • Work closely with studio departments to develop, maintain and improve pipeline tools
  • Enable artists to work faster and more efficiently by removing barriers and reducing repetitive tasks
  • Provide support to production, be proactive about solving problems, debug and resolve complex issues of a technical nature, and update documentation
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of studio software and systems, keep up to date with evolving industry standards


  • Detail oriented, self-sufficient, and able to work with minimal supervision
  • A background in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Strong technical, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Experience working in a visual effects production environment for film, commercials, music videos or television
  • Applicable, working knowledge of programs and their APIs: Nuke, Maya, Houdini, Renderman, Shotgun, Deadline
  • Proficiency in Python 2.x/3.x, PyQt, PySide, C++, Visual Studio

Helpful but not required:

  • Python APIs are a plus but not required; raw programming skill has more weight than API knowledge
  • Knowledge of USD and Unreal

The bulk of our current pipeline is in Python and PySide. Our tools are backed by Shotgun with a large focus on cross-platform applications.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (*Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Free Food & Snacks

* Time off policies are dependent on contract and employment types.

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