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DreamWorks Animation India posted a topic in StudiosDreamWorks Dedicated Unit, Technicolor India (DDU) is currently looking to hire Pipeline TD to work on various theatrical features in-production including ‘Penguins of Madagascar’. A Technical Director (TD) provides pipeline support for production artists and department heads, and enables artists to work more self sufficiently. A TD will design, develop, and implement new tools and processes for a particular show or department, as well as triage and debug technical issues. A TD is the first line of defense for their department for technical issues and are the liaisons with R&D and other technology departments. Responsibilities: Work closely with assigned production department to aid them in meeting their creative goals. Provide support when there are technical issues. Develop tools and enhance the pipeline to reduce complexity. Teach classes and write documentation to educate artists and establish best practices. Implement solutions for inefficiencies in the production pipeline. Anticipate problems and proactively resolve them. Aid in designing and implementing tools and workflows inline with studio goals and standards. Assist in the training and mentoring of Entry Level Technical Directors. Requirements: 3-5 years of feature level production experience preferable. B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent recommended. Strong fundamental Computer Graphics knowledge. (transform matrices, vector mathematics, shading models) Strong computer science and programming skills. (OOP, systems design, Python, C++, tcsh, Mel) Experience with the Unix/Linux environment. Excellent problem-solving skills. Competent at supporting third party applications (Maya, Massive, Houdini, Nuke) Ability to take direction and establish priorities, work independently or with a group, and perform with minimal supervision. Ability to proactively identify issues and resolve them. “Customer first” mentality and willingness to provide direct support to individuals. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Job Location: Bangalore, India Duration of contract: 24 months Contact: If you are interested, please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org DDU Sizzle reel (life at DDU): http://vimeo.com/32071503 DDU 2012 Studio reel: http://vimeo.com/50970882