Nuke Pipeline TD openings in our Vancouver studio - Digital Domain


Hi everyone,

We are looking to add a Nuke Pipeline TD (full time, staff) in our Vancouver studio at Digital Domain!

Here is the job description. Please apply on the website at if you’re interested thanks!

This post is from Jan 2019 (we are looking to fill the role ASAP). Thanks!

Job Title: Nuke Pipeline Technical Director
Department: Technical Director
Reports to: 2D Pipeline Manager Status: Non-Exempt
Classification: Full Time Date: December 2018

Purpose of the job:

The Compositing Developer/Technical Director works with peers and supervisors to craft novel compositing
tools, techniques, and procedures to aid the execution of the current project and advance the capabilities of
the facility. The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of
compositing, color theory, software design, graphics, and production work flow.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

● Provide support for all departments using Nuke and other 2d tools at DD.
● Maintain and create tools using a combination of custom gizmos, scripts and libraries with the Nuke
Python, TCL, and C++ APIs.
● Integrate new tools into Digital Domain’s existing pipeline, using a combination of Python, C++, and
the aforementioned APIs.
● Work with Compositing Supervisor(s) and TDs to customize tool set and work flow for a given
● Craft and update documentation for tools, techniques and work flows generated by the Technical
● Remain informed of current technologies in the Technical Director’s field(s) of expertise
● Experience with Shotgun, Asset Management Systems, Maya & Vray is a bonus

Education and/or Experience Required:

● 2+ years experience as a Technical Director for Commercials and/or Feature Films.
● Experience with compositing, color science, working with artists in production.
● Proficiency with Nuke.
● Proficiency with Python & TCL.
● Familararity with creating gui’s with Pyside/PyQt.
● OpenimageIO experience a plus.
● C++ and Nuke NDK experience a plus.
● Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent work experience.

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:

● Office working environment.
● Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending
production needs.
● Walking/bending/sitting.