Pipeline TD

Nike World Headquarters

Apr 2023 - May 2023
Remote Work

Position initially for 2 months with the possibility of extending for a full year (14 months total).

About the job:

The VFX Pipeline Engineer is responsible for crafting 3D and pipeline tools, techniques and procedures to aid the execution of projects and advance the capabilities of the Capture & Modeling team. This person will design, develop, and support proprietary tools that enable our team to more efficiently develop assets for product creation partners.  


The team:

This is a unique opportunity to join NXT Digital Product Creation (DPC), a team of digital designers, software engineers, 3D modelers, among other digital innovators, tasked to examine the end-to-end product lifecycle to identify ways in which technology and software may intervene or disrupt to accelerate innovation.


What you'll do:

  • Convert our existing Plastic SCM solution to a brand-new Perforce installation. You will partner with our tech team to install and create the depots; you will collaborate with our art team to migrate existing assets to the new infrastructure
  • Build, maintain and support custom tools, templates, and scripts; you will identify areas of innovation and automation
  • Support Digital Innovators and other creatives with 3D-related tasks
  • Understand product requirements and translate them into intelligently scoped development projects
  • Integrate off-the-shelf and custom applications into an efficient production pipeline
  • Create technical and end user documentation for assets, tools, techniques and workflows
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of studio software and systems while keeping up to date with evolving industry standards
  • Work with a separate development team to integrate tools and connect pipelines into larger systems

What you’ll bring:

  • 5+ years industry experience as a 3D Pipeline TD
  • Knowledge of Perforce setup and maintenance or other SCM tools such as Plastic (critical)
  • Extensive experience developing tools for Maya, Houdini, and other DCC’s
  • Extensive experience scripting using Python, PyQt, MEL, and C#
  • Familiarity with Unreal, Unity, ShotGrid/Shotgun, and Omniverse a plus
  • Able to multitask and manage time efficiently
  • Able to take direction, collaborate and be a team player


NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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