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The Opportunity

Unity's Ziva Dynamics team is searching for a Pipeline Technical Director, reporting to Ziva’s Senior Manager, Graphics Engineering!

We are looking for a candidate to help our teams build the world's most realistic characters for AAA games and films.

Do you have experience working with different production environments building pipeline tools? Are you able to distill requirements from technical teams into simple, intuitive, automated workflows? Are you interested in contributing to defining and building workflows for machine learning, simulation and data processing?

If this describes you, then we want you to join our team!

What you’ll be doing

  • Work with the Head of 3D and a multi-functional team including artists, engineers and IT, to assess and define opportunities for workflow automation to improve production efficiency
  • Develop new pipeline tools and automated workflows and optimize existing ones for efficiency and scalability of production
  • Document all development workflows and train teams to use the pipeline toolset
  • Work with producers to lead requirements, tasks and outcomes for pipeline production.

What we’re looking for

  • Experience building pipelines for feature films and/or AAA games
  • Solving sophisticated technical problems and contributing to the development of proprietary tools and pipelines
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, where you contribute back as much as you will learn in an environment that fosters creative problem solving and experimentation.
  • Proficient knowledge of DCC tools such as Maya and Shotgrid, as well as experience using AWS, Deadline or similar cloud-based render farms

You might also have

  • Experience using Unity or real-time engines in areas related to rendering and graphics
  • A curiosity about and willingness to learn new emerging technologies to help solve sophisticated technical and creative problems


Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2021, Unity had, on average, 3.9 billion monthly active end users who consumed content created or operated with its solutions. The applications developed by these creators were downloaded, on average, five billion times per month in 2021. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

Unity is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment and celebrate our employees across age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. Our differences are strengths that enable us to support the growing and evolving needs of our customers, partners, and collaborators. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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