Pipeline Developer, Lighting

Eyeline Studios – Tech Development /
Fixed term /
As a Lighting Pipeline Developer, you will bring your deep knowledge of Katana multi-shot lighting workflows and tool development to help design and build a Houdini Solaris lighting pipeline. You will collaborate with our Houdini experts to introduce tried-and-true, studio-scale workflows to the Solaris framework and leverage your extensive production experience to create intuitive and self-documenting tools.

Key Responsibilities

    • Architect, design, build and solve complex, systematic problems in the domain of Houdini pipeline workflows for lighting departments
    • Gather requirements across large collaboration efforts that span multiple departments and/or disciplines
    • Write technical briefs and user documentation
    • Partner with software development leadership and pipeline team to identify and schedule tasks

Minimum Qualifications

    • At least five (5) years of experience writing Katana pipeline code using Python
    • Ability to write clean well structured Python code
    • Understanding of object-oriented design
    • Demonstrated talent for designing intuitive, artist-friendly workflows without sacrificing functionality

Preferred Qualifications

    • Background as a lighter using Katana in production
    • General understanding of rendering technology
    • Familiarity with Deadline
    • Familiarity using Houdini, especially writing pipeline code
    • Familiarity with OpenUSD/ Hydra
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
About Us
Scanline VFX is an award-winning leader in the visual effects industry with 7 studios worldwide, including London, Los Angeles, Montreal, Munich, Seoul, Stuttgart, and Vancouver. Since our beginning in 1989, we strive to set the highest standard of quality in everything we do. Through innovation, we generate solutions for our clients and raise the bar — both within our workplace and throughout our industry.

We look for explorers, people who are willing to go to new places and are open to testing, learning and iterating as they go. We believe great ideas come from everyone, so we actively encourage team members to ask questions and present their ideas.

Eyeline Studios
Eyeline Studios, our virtual production division, is rethinking the future of real-time filmmaking by providing content creators with unmatched flexibility. Learn more.

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Netflix’s investment in our pipeline, infrastructure, and workforce allows us to continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in visual effects. In addition to working on projects for Netflix, we continue to work with a variety of long-standing and new clients.

Come as you are
We are committed to ensuring fair and equal treatment of your application. When you apply for a role with us, you will receive consideration based solely on your qualifications.

We will only consider applicants based in Ontario, or those willing to relocate.