Pipeline Technical Director

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Mighty Kingdom’s ever-expanding team is looking for a pipeline technical director to join us in Adelaide, South Australia!

Job Summary:
As a Pipeline TD at Mighty Kingdom, you will work closely with the Product Managers and a multidisciplinary and talented team of programmers, designers and artists, with a goal to ensure workflows, tools and processes are improving the way we make games, across various projects ranging from Console to Mobile F2P and Premium titles.

Qualifications/Skills:
-Computer Science or equivalent background is a big plus
-2+ years experience as a Pipeline TD in a game development or animation studio
-Demonstrated knowledge of working in Unity and similar game engines and troubleshooting results.
-Understanding of Asset Management Systems
-Demonstrated experience building or optimising existing content creation pipelines
-Technical fluency in a scripting language: C#, mel and python and/or API/programming experience
-Expert and generalist level knowledge of Maya
-Confident with Sourcetree, Git, Toon Boom, Spine rigging and animation tools
-Demonstrated knowledge in batch exporting/ baking animation data
-Ability to competently rig and skin characters and props
-Ability to light and bake lighting scenes
-Ability to learn quickly and pick up various in-house and 3rd party processes, tools and APIs
-Passionate about working in game engines

Responsibilities:
-Development and maintenance of tools, systems, procedures and interfaces to optimise project and studio wide pipeline solutions, and ensuring crew are working seamlessly within them
-The creation of well structured documentation of work-flows and pipeline tool-set
-Providing technical support across multiple disciplines and to help provide good communication systems between departments, creative leads, production and pipeline teams
-The accuracy of progress reporting to the Pipeline Supervision and Production teams