Head of Software
Method StudiosVancouver, BC
Full Time Job
Working directly with the Global Director of Software, the Head of Software for Vancouver leads the development team to design, build, and enhance the software and VFX workflow at Method Studios.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Direct development resources to build software systems and tools to support production.
Collaborate with the Director of Software and Production Teams to prioritize development goals.
Work with the Project Manager to track development progress while setting expectations and status to productions.
Collaborate with Management to ensure adequate staffing levels.
Promote a positive, productive, and open work environment.
Strive to continually improve pipeline development and organizational standards.
Work to understand existing pipeline tools and processes.
Confirm that pipeline projects match required standards of functionality, documentation, and communication.
Address the needs of a multi-location, global workflow and dialogue with staff in different locations and time zones.
BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Graphics, Engineering, or equivalent.
Minimum 5 years experience in film industry, ideally with previous experience in post-production, VFX, and CG.
Comprehensive working knowledge of multiple 2D and 3D software packages.
Proficiency in Python.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Demonstrated organizational, problem solving, and project management skills required.
Must be a proven and effective leader with the ability to effectively delegate and mentor.