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Senior Software Engineer

Kristina Slivarichby on Jan 26, 2018
Vancouver, Barbados
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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Studios – Vancouver is seeking a Senior Software Engineer TD to help research, develop and guide our episodic animation pipeline. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced pipeline TD to step up and help lead our pipeline team. The position is with our corporate pipeline group – we offer excellent benefits and an amazing work environment.


  • Work with Pipeline Producer and Supervisor to ensure tools and processes meet the global pipeline direction
  • Design and develop core pipeline tools and processes to meet production needs
  • Support and debug tools and processes to ensure stability and usability
  • Assist in prioritizing production needs to ensure deadlines are met
  • Research new techniques to meet those needs
  • Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools
  • Mentor other members of the pipeline team
  • Be a positive and creative force on the team
  • Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
  • Be proactive, forward thinking and collaborative with others


  • A degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience with Python is required
  • A working knowledge of C/C++, JScript or other object-oriented programming language
  • Experience with Git or other revision control system is required
  • Experience with Linux and Windows is required
  • A good understanding of assets management system such as Shotgun
  • An advanced knowledge of networking and performance issues that arise with automated tools
  • Experience developing for Maya, Nuke, or Shotgun is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience working with render farm a plus
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with leading people and projects
  • A detail-oriented mindset with a strong ability to multitask
  • An understanding of the episodic production process, including modeling, texturing, animation, rendering, compositing and FX creation is a plus
  • Experience with databases such as MySQL is a plus


DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us! 

 to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

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