Pipeline Technical Director for Poliigon.com

Poliigon
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Get on the ground floor of a fast growing startup in the archiviz, gaming and vfx space.

Poliigon gives 3D artists a library of realistic materials and 3D models to make better renders, faster. We are looking for a Pipeline Technical Director to design and implement asset automation tools, to help us process, export and tag each asset, faster.

This is a new role that will report directly to the Head of Assets. You will be responsible for setting the direction of technical solutions, such as automated exporting to multiple software/rendering formats, processing maps, and file organization.

What sets us apart:

  • We are a young, high-growth organization on track to double in size this year. At just 2 years old, we’ve achieved ARR of $2M, while fully bootstrapped.

  • We’re fully remote, with staff across multiple timezones and countries.

  • We support all major 3d software and rendering formats natively.

  • We believe in life long learning, value diverse perspectives, and encourage respectful honesty in communication.

The Ideal candidate:

  • Has a thorough understanding of 3D software (eg. 3dsmax, maya, c4d or blender)

  • Can suggest optimizations to our current asset pipeline

  • Can work autonomously, managing their time and documenting their work

  • Has a growth mindset and is suited to a role that provides new opportunities

  • Has the ability to anticipate pipeline issues and proactively create solutions

  • Has experience with pipeline tools in Houdini

Hours: 

Part-time 20 hours a week, with the potential to go full-time as workload increases.

Pay

$20-30 p/hr USD, depending on your experience.

Perks

  1. Work from home
  2. $2,000 annual allowance for upgrading your hardware or workspace
  3. 10 days paid holidays per year + any specific public holidays in your country + 5 days paid sick leave.
  4. Internal training, learning from new techniques as we discover them

Skills & Requirements

Job requirements:

  • Excellent Python and  C++ or C# development skills to create a solid asset pipeline

  • A solid understanding of 3D animation workflows

  • Able to maintain our proprietary 3D software tools. Must be proficient in; Python and MAXScript. Additional experience with other coding languages such as MEL, C.O.F.F.E.E. and Ruby is a plus.

  • Experience in developing new tools for 3D packages like Blender, Maya, 3dsmax, Cinema 4D and Unreal Engine 4

  • Experience with networking and network management

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option

How to Apply

To apply, send an email to jobs@poliigon.com with:

  1. Subject line: Pipeline Technical Director
  2. Two sentences describing your experience and skills.
  3. A link to your online portfolio (ArtStation profile preferred)
  4. Attach your CV resume

What you can expect from the application process:

  1. Depending on the volume of applications, you may not receive a reply
  2. If you're shortlisted you will be asked to complete a short test and paid a flat rate of compensation
  3. If you pass, you'll be asked to have a video interview with the company founder, Andrew Price.
  4. If you're a good fit with the company you'll be offered a position.

About the Company

Created by Andrew Price (Youtube), Poliigon is the leading asset library for 3D artists needing photorealism.

We offer a library of textures, models, brushes and HDRs that are used by thousands of professionals and studios worldwide.

As a fully remote team, all that matters is that you can do good work.