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at Axis Animation (Anywhere)


Axis Animation seeks exceptional TECHNICAL DIRECTORS across various departments to join our Research and Development team on an ongoing basis, working onsite in Glasgow.

Research and Development collaborate with all departments to design, develop and maintain artist tools alongside core applications and services used by Axis Animation. As Department TD you will be responsible for developing and maintaining departmental tools for use on high end visual effects, animation and other such projects. Department TDs work closely with the other TDs, Head of Department, IT and the Head of R&D.

Candidates are required and must be eligible at time of application, to work on-site in Glasgow.


Develop department tools and processes to meet production needs

Work with the Head of R&D and Head of Department to prioritize production needs

Ensure tools and processes meet the global pipeline framework

Test and debug tools and process to ensure stability and usability

Act as a liaison for communicating technical issues to Production, R&D and IT

Educate artists on how to work with the pipeline

Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools


3+ years of experience in animation or visual effects for film or television

Experience developing for Maya, Houdini or Nuke

Experience working with Shotgun, FTrack or other production tracking software

Strong experience in Python

Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Be proactive

Be adaptable


Experience in designing and building database systems

Experience with PyQt / pySide

Experience in Django, Flask or web development

Working knowledge of C++

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