Assistant Technical Director - North Hollywood

CoSA VFX, Inc. is looking for a Los Angeles-based Assistant Technical Director. A successful candidate will be highly motivated, eager to learn and love problem solving while projecting a helpful, patient and accommodating demeanor. CoSA pipeline staff are service-oriented and involved in the creation and ongoing support of a large high-end visual effects pipeline, asset/project management system as well as application tools and utilities. 

Our company is a fast-paced and highly collaborative production environment. Recent projects include Westworld, Gotham, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Stranger Things.

CoSA staff are passionate about providing high-levels of organization and demonstrated ability to understand when to act and when to seek advice.  Applicants with strong communication skills- verbal and written along with a proactive attitude and sense of humor are greatly valued.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Develop and maintain scripts, tools and utilities for CoSA’s studio  
  • Work in and understand CoSA’s proprietary pipeline
  • Collaborate in the continued development and maintenance of the pipeline
  • Assist artists in technical issues such as software debugging or other pipeline related issues
  • Act as a point person for in-studio queries to the pipeline department
  • Identify workflow inefficiencies and work with artists and stakeholders to improve these inefficiencies

REQUIREMENTS: 

 

  • Substantial experience using and designing tools for Maya, Houdini - a plus
  • Familiarity with V-Ray and/or Redshift rendering software
  • Skilled python programming experience. (C++, MEL, and/or java a plus)
  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of creative project (Ftrack, Shotgun) and/or asset management 

CoSA VFX, Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including medical, vision and dental insurance as well as 401(k).

Please submit a cover letter with salary expectations as part of your application.

Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

 

 

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