VFX Pipeline Supervisor

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jul 31, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200085996

Apple's Worldwide Marketing Communications Department (Marcom) designs and delivers iconic brand images and experiences to various sites, apps, and retail stores. We lead all of Apple's advertising and marketing to ensure the flawless development and execution of world-class communications. We work on high-impact projects that serve various lines of business, use the latest technologies, and continue to evolve and deliver solutions on a worldwide scale

The VFX Pipeline Supervisor develops the VFX pipeline used for running post-production workflows from assets creation to shots execution and tracking

Creates programming for the COR pipeline, provides the framework that all other work is built on

Builds custom libraries that allow our internal tools to talk to the database tools (NIM/ fTrack)

Builds and maintains COR toolset, which includes corUI, ingest and packaging plugins.

Designs and implements pipeline infrastructure to help with assets and shots file sharing between multiple teams in several locations.

Develops custom tools for tracking systems (NIM / FTrack) for internal videos post-production reviews and assets delivery.

Develops custom scripts and plugins to streamline 3D assets and data caching exports between departments.

Other duties as necessary

Key Qualifications

  • You will motivate and inspire the VFX Pipeline Team, working collaboratively across Marcom with LAVA, IPS, Video, and other teams that access the VFX Pipeline
  • You are an expert in Tools creation and development
  • You have extensive VFX experience
  • You have technical troubleshooting experience in complex environments
  • You remain curious, asking questions and digging deep to find solutions
  • You have technical project management experience
  • You follow through with responsibilities and fosters mutual trust with fellow team members and internal customers
  • You are inventive and have proven technical problem solving skills
  • You possess exceptional communication and time management skills, and you can work independently as well as in a team environment
  • You have good judgment and can follow security practices to protect our unreleased images from exposure
  • You are a natural leader and committed to the success of others in the team


As a leader on the VFX Pipeline team, you will play a critical role in helping the team craft world-class marketing assets for Apple's released and unreleased products.

Share your VFX Pipeline expertise with the team, as well as stakeholders on other teams using the VFX Pipeline

Troubleshoot workflows and tools usage issues

Build relationships with producers, engineering and VFX Pipeline users, and become a trusted partner

Follow security protocols, and make sure our tools maintain InfoSec security requirements

Continuously learn and teach others on the team

Education & Experience

Bachelor's or equivalent degree

Minimum of 6 years writing code for tools creation

Experience working in a large sale, fast paced production environment

High end VFX creation experience a plus

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