Optical Pipeline TD

Weta Digital are hiring for an Optical Pipeline Technical Director, to join our Optical R&D team.

We would love to hear from candidates who can clearly display the following attributes:


  • Strong experience with Python and Linux
  • Agile problem solving methodology encountering evolving problems
  • Fast, sustainable, and reasonable responsiveness to production needs
  • Aspiration to learn & innovate yet follow general guidelines
  • Willingness to adapt to an existing unique data management pipeline, and both own and extend on it (support/ development)
  • Experience in visual effects, game or software development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with technical and non-technical users
  • Proactive team player
  • Friendly and calm when under pressure
  • 2-3 years experience in related role preferred


  • Experience with Maya, Nuke, Houdini
  • Experience with QT, PyQt/PySide, JIRA, git
  • Experience with C, C++, Go
  • Experience around web development
  • Experience with large datasets (e.g. LIDAR)

This is a Wellington-based position.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!

Location: Wellington - New Zealand