Industrial Brothers is hiring!

We are hiring for our two new animated pre-school series beginning production immediately.

Please send detailed resumes & samples of work with the position in the subject line to jobs@industrialbrothers.com

No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are looking for the following experienced & talented crew:

 

SENIOR TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Job Posted on April 20, 2017

Responsibilities:

  • Research, design, develop and test proprietary production tools and pipeline libraries used for series animation.
  • Use the Shotgun Toolkit API to customize front-end and back-end solutions unique to production needs.
  • Occasionally provide technical support to solve ongoing production issues.
  • Work closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure production and pipeline requirements are met.

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to think critically, diagnose, and solve problems on your own and collaboratively.
  • Competence with Python.
  • Experience with Maya or other 3D animation production software.
  • Ability to write clear documentation and test your own work.
  • Comfortable with being a generalist.

Desirable Skills:

  • Understanding of 2D/3D animation workflows and pipeline.
  • Shotgun Toolkit and Shotgun API experience.
  • Familiar with PyQt, PySide or other GUI building libraries.
  • Experience in other programming languages like C++
  • Object oriented programming skills.
  • Knowledge of Git or other revision control systems.
  • Comfortable with other major 3D animation and compositing applications and plugins such as: Houdini, Fusion, Nuke, Mari, VRay, etc…
  • Experience with Deadline render management software or equivalent.
  • Functional knowledge of databases (MySQL, Mongo, etc.).
  • Comfortable with both Windows and Linux/Unix environments.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology and ability to work iteratively.
  • Some basic system administration skills.

 

CG SUPERVISOR

Job Posted on April 5, 2017

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Director & Art Director to find creative solutions to technically challenging tasks with the available resources
  • Identify areas of R&D for the show, and guide artists on path to solutions
  • Work with Production to manage the day to day of the team
  • Work with Production to create bids in order to form realistic and achievable bids for artists
  • Attend daily sessions with the team to give feedback or approvals
  • Meet with the Leads on the show to identify inefficiencies, technical issues, and solutions with an action plan
  • Deliver technical notes from scripts to compositing, noting any concerns and suggestions
  • Make technical decisions that most benefit all parties in production
  • Maintain departmental policies and procedures to improve operational efficiency

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2-5 years as a CG Supervisor or leadership experience using Maya
  • Strong working knowledge of 3D software packages and pipelines
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Artistic and Creative eye
  • Knowledge of the entire production process from Script to Compositing
  • Ability to delegate, mentor, and manage people and projects
  • Understand client approval process
  • Must have a strong sense of team dynamics and a positive morale
  • Work closely with Pipeline TDs to create workflows that enhance the production process
  • Stay current with industry trends and latest technologies, and apply them to improve production
  • Nice to have technical skills on:
    • Python/MEL Scripting
    • Houdini FX
    • Vray 3.4
    • Fusion 8

All crew must have at least 2-5 years experience working in the animation or film industry. Working in pre-school or children’s TV is a plus. Ontario residency and Canadian Citizenship required.

Please send detailed resumes & samples of work with the position in the subject line to jobs@industrialbrothers.com

No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you!