Senior Pipeline Developer

About the Employer

Quixel is looking for a Senior Pipeline Developer 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 Senior Pipeline Developer, you have the experience and technical knowledge to automate our core pipelines. A visionary at heart, you will lead initiatives to transform our pipelines and greatly accelerate our mission to scan the world.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Head of Pipeline, Lead Pipeline, and Production to identify strategic opportunities

  • Solve systemic problems to help achieve long term automation goals

  • Design and develop Houdini Digital Assets (HDA)

  • R&D of new pipelines and prototyping new ideas

  • Calculate ROI of new pipeline developments and deprecation of legacy pipelines

  • Mentor and training the team to prepare for the challenges of tomorrow

  • Attend weekly meetings to advocate good workflow practices

Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with Houdini that focuses on developing Digital Assets (HDA)

  • Proven experience as a Procedural Artist, Tools Programmer, Technical Artist or in similar roles 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

Pluses

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

  • Experience building pipelines and deploying tools for a distributed team

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

  • Interest or experience in machine learning