SPIN VFX Toronto, Pipeline Developer

SPIN VFX Pipeline Developer, Toronto


  •       Develop tools to accelerate workflow in the production of visual effects imagery
  •       Some solutions may require a few lines of code in an application-specific expression language, while other solutions may require creating  high-availability RPC servers
  •       On occasion, assist in technical direction tasks, such as helping heads of departments to debug technical issues


  •        Proficient in python 2.x/3.x and C++
  •        Proficient with one or more common vendor APIs: maya, katana, houdini, nuke, and renderman
  •        Strong understanding of production processes for film and television
  •        Must have a mature approach to software design and implementation
  •        Must be able to work collaboratively with other developers, in a co-ordinated manner, on the same product.  A successful candidate will work transparently, not opaquely
  •        Must be able to communicate eloquently and effectively with non-technical stakeholders
  •        Experience in one or more rendering shading languages would be beneficial
  •        Experience implementing web services (Restful services, WSGI servers) or working directly with databases (MongoDB, Postgres) would be beneficial
  •        Experience with PyQt or PySide would be helpful
  •        A degree in computer science, math or engineering is strongly preferred


Interested candidates should:

  • Submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your website to careers@spinvfx.com
  • Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
  • Include position applying for in subject of email
  • Only qualified applicants will be contacted
  • No phone calls or drop-ins please
  • The position is for a full-time opportunity.


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