Digital Creature Shop Submissions

Hollywood, CA

Department: Jim Henson’s Creature Shop
Reports To: Vice-President, Business Development, Jim Henson’s Creature Shop
Posted October 20, 2015

Job Description – Pipeline TD/Developer 1 and 2

  • Production support of artists and Maya scripting.
  • Design, develop, and maintain pipeline tools.
  • Improve and maintain the editorial pipeline and asset management system.
  • Improve work ow for artists in a multi-show environment.
  • Technical problem-solving and troubleshooting.

Qualifications – Pipeline TD/Developer 1 and 2

  • Strong understanding of the animation or visual effects pipeline.
  • Strong knowledge of Maya, Python, and MEL in a production environment.
  • Knowledge of and experience using Linux environment.
  • Preferred knowledge of SQLAlchemy and PostgreSQL.
  • Experience with Maya API a plus.
  • Experience with Python Web Frameworks, such as Pylons.

Job Description & Qualifications – Lighting Artist

  • Three-plus years of production experience using Maya, vRay, and Fusion or Nuke required.
  • Prior exposure to an animation environment preferred over visual effects.
  • Artist should be well-rounded in Maya with a focus on lighting, rendering, and compositing.
  • Must have a creative eye.
  • Will work on production shots as well as high-resolution marketing material.

To Apply

Please apply online by submitting the following documents to

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Portfolio (URL or PDF recommended, but not required)

No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Jim Henson Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.