Pipeline Developer

About the Employer

Quixel is looking for Pipeline Developers (All Levels) to join the pipeline team. You will play a key role in exploring, defining, developing, and implementing tools to help our content teams reach their creative potential.

As a Pipeline Developer, you will be a force-multiplier in creating systems and features that are user-focused to ensure high-quality output of content. Our goal is to automate the pipelines to accelerate our mission to scan the world and build an ecosystem that unlocks Triple-A level artistry for everyone.


  • Explore new ideas with stakeholders to create new features and tools

  • Produce clean and documented code/tools

  • Design and develop Houdini Digital Assets (HDA)

  • Iterate and refine existing tools and pipelines

  • Troubleshoot workflow issues with team leads and production team

  • Attend weekly meetings to gather feedback on process improvements

  • Advocate of good workflow practices and functional/user documentations of delivered tools to stakeholders


  • Experience with Houdini that focuses on developing Digital Assets (HDA)

  • Prior professional experience as a Procedural Artist, Tools Programmer or Technical Artist in tools development

  • Solid Experience with Python and VEX

  • Excellent attention to details and desire to deliver high-quality code consistently

  • Strong communication skills with department leads, content creators, and software engineers

  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken


  • Experience with ZBrush, Maya and other relevant software used in procedural modeling and content generation

  • Prior experience in working with scan-based data and digital asset publishing

  • Interest or experience in machine learning