Digital Content Creation (DCC) Pipeline Supervisor

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ZeniMax Media
Full Time

Job Description

Overview

id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is seeking a DCC Pipeline Supervisor to join our team.

In this position, you will assist with the development of our next-gen game by building and improving digital content creation (DCC) tools and pipelines . You will be supporting a variety of departments; Cinematics, Modeling, Sound , Art, Programming and Production to name a few, and working in a variety of DCC applications.

The ideal candidate is a skilled programmer and team manager with extensive experience in problem solving and working in DCC applications common to the game and visual effects industry. In addition, we are looking for someone who Finish is passionate about tool development and feature enhancements to optimize workflows. The candidate must have a strong grasp of technical know-how combined with the artists' perspective . S olid leadership and problem-solving skills are essential for this role.

Responsibilities

We need someone who can work with each of the Directors, Leads and Producers within the Cinematic, Art, Sound , Engine and Tools departments to find opportunities for efficiency , and subsequently design and produce workflows and tools that streamline day to day work.

The DCC Pipeline Supervisor responsibilities include , but are n ot limited to:
  • Supervise Tech Artists currently supporting various departments helping prioritize, manage, and review the work of each, ensuring a high level of quality.
  • Help facilitate the studio's integration of ShotGrid for art production and reviews. This includes integrating ShotGrid with DCC tools , syncing with JIRA and supporting efficient creative review pipelines.
  • Bring a holistic approach to design and codebase cohesion for a wide variety of creative department's supplemental DCC tools.
  • Design and Implement workflows, tools and exporters for cross-departmental collaboration.
  • Design , i mplement , maintain workflows and tools to transition source assets to optimized, shippable idTech assets.
  • Improve iteration times by creating tools to reduce data integration friction .
  • I mprove data flow s between DCC to DCC applications and DCC applications into idTech.
  • Desig n intuitive UIs (QT) and workflows for DCC Artists .
  • Write, maintain, and improve an y document ation for the tools you and your team develop .
  • Serve as an advocate for the department's needs/goals and f acilitate the identification and removal of inefficient processes .
  • Troubleshoot and prioritize content creation issues with tools and content creation workflow.
  • Work with Artists , Animators and Programmers to create tools that aid/ improve content creation workflow.
  • Work with department Directors and L eads to o rganize and pioneer ongoing research into new software to facilitate more efficient content production .
  • Develop, motivate, and mentor team members , creating opportunities for challenge and growth.
  • Play a critical role in recruiting efforts ( screening, interviewing, final selection etc.).
  • Highly self-motivated, forward-thinking mindset to steer future art and content pipeline enhancements.


Qualifications

  • Fluent in a variety of DCC scripting languages ( C/C++, Python, and JavaScript , QT , MEL, etc. )
  • Experience scripting for various DCC package s (Houdini, Maya, Substance , Resolve, Premiere etc.)
  • 7 + years in the video game and/or film industry, or relevant professional experience.
  • Experience developing and maintaining tools used in production environments .
  • Strong soft skills and management experience. This includes empathy for addressing the problems of others and respect for others' time.
  • Solid understanding of art integration with game engines as well as corresponding technical restraints .
  • Experience researching and designing new processes and leveraging new software .
  • Highly motivated to research new novel ways to improve content pipeline over time.
  • A positive, solution-oriented attitude coupled w ith the ability to inspire optimism , foster empathy and model positivity within a team as well as trust with other departments.

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do - from recruiting for our studios, publishing and operations to fostering safe and respectful workplaces that encourage collaboration. Our culture is based on principles of respect, inclusion, and fair treatment and we welcome anyone into our family without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age.

Our diversity fuels our innovation and inspires us to create game worlds that bring us closer to the global community of players we serve.


Company Information

ZeniMax Media is a unique global media organization bringing together a powerful creative force of world-class game developers, artists and designers, programmers, and leading executives and talent from traditional media.

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do – from recruiting for our studios, publishing and operations to fostering safe and respectful workplaces that encourage collaboration. Our culture is based on principles of respect, inclusion, and fair treatment and we welcome anyone into our family without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age.

Our diversity fuels our innovation and inspires us to create game worlds that bring us closer to the global community of players we serve.

Dice Id : 10134305
Position Id : 2443
Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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