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Pipeline TD requirement at DreamWorks Dedicated Unit India

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DreamWorks 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.



  • 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.



  • 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 careers.ddu@technicolor.com


DDU Sizzle reel (life at DDU): http://vimeo.com/32071503



DDU 2012 Studio reel: http://vimeo.com/50970882

Edited by DreamWorks Animation India

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