• Full Time
  • Bristol

    Hello! We’re an award-winning animation studio creating filmbroadcastadvertising and interactive entertainment. We also distribute and license our own brands.

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    Full Time: 37.5 hours per week, 9.30am – 6pm
    Salary: depending on experience
    Contract: 12 months fixed term initially
    Start Date: ASAP
    Location: Bristol (Remote working initially)

    Function of the department:
    The CGI department is responsible for the production of CG animation and stop-motion VFX within Aardman Animations, working across short-form, and long form productions. Recent areas of engagement include commercials and branded content, short films, stop-motion series, VR experiences, and 4D movies.

    Main purpose of the role:
    The Pipeline Developer will develop and maintain pipeline tools for all areas of the department, enabling more effective working patterns for artists using a range of 2D and 3D software. They will also support the integration of stop-motion productions into the CGI pipeline.

    You will need an excellent knowledge of Python and associated ecosystems. Applicants will need extensive skills and experience in graphics related programming and a solid understanding of version control workflows.

    We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated with a positive approach to work and has excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

    Please find a full role profile attached.

    To apply for this position, please send your CV, CV Coversheet and Diversity form to: jobs@aardman.com clearly stating “Pipeline Developer” in the subject line.

    In November 2018, Aardman became an Employee Owned organisation, ensuring that the studio remains independent and securing the creative legacy and culture of the company for the future.

    Aardman strives to be the most inspirational animation company in the world creating world class entertainment to a diverse and intergenerational global audience. We aim to lead the way in both our content and our professional principles, ensuring diversity and inclusion is inherent to the development and production of all our content – both on and off screen. Aardman is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals and are always happy to discuss flexible working needs.

    To apply for this job please visit www.aardman.com.

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    Skills required

    Perks & benefits

    Flexible Working