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Pipeline TD +


1.Maintain and develop the studio 51's tools codebase working alongside the other members of staff to fill in gaps and evolve our documentation of the tools we provide to both staff and freelancers

2.Creating tools and automation that develop our direct to brand offerings for automotive, product and volume work.

3.Working with Film, Game and AI teams

4.On a daily basis you will find yourself maintaining Sphinx, Github and Jira repositories to ensure accurate documentation of S51 code and accessibility across the business

5.Champion the S51 pipeline and methodology across the business to both freelancers and staff alike


1.Advanced knowledge of programming in Python & C/C++

2.Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

3.Experience with Windows/Mac/LINUX application development

4.Ability to design and implement systems from concept to completion with a proven track record of projects which have been delivered to a similar scope.

5.Knowledge of node based systems development and frameworks.

6.Knowledge of UI design and standard UI toolkits, specifically QT/PyQT.

7.Practical knowledge of test driven development & Unit Testing

8.Knowledge of Maxscript and Mel a must.

9.Knowledge of a CGI or VFX pipeline across print, digital and TVC content production.

10.Knowledge of computer graphics concepts and plugin development for DCC platforms.

11.Knowledge of file formats and data representations used in Animation and Visual Effects.

12.Knowledge of Jira or a repository based approach to development.

13.3+ years of professional experience in Maya/3DS Max in at least one of the following industry areas; VFX and Animation for Film and Broadcast, Computer Games, Product and Architectural Visualization

14.Experienced in the following software tools; 3DSMax, Maya, XSI, Z-Brush, Mudbox, Cinema4D, Houdini, Motion Builder, VRay, Character Studio, After Effects, Nuke, PFTrack, 3D Equalizer, RealFlow, Flash, Thinkbox, Thinking Particles

15.An excellent understanding of the full CGI pipeline and where subject specialisms fit in

16.Enthusiastic can-do attitude, team oriented.

17.Strong desire and ability to learn and apply new knowledge and techniques

18.Deep interest in visual effects, film and CGI production industry

19.Strong ability to prioritise tasks and time-management skills

20.An independent problem solver with an eye for detail

21.Ability to work as part of a team or independently, and good communication skills is a must

To apply for the above position, please send your complete resume and a recent showreel/portfolio to

Project Coordinator +


1. Get an accurate understanding of the Director to ensure that the creative vision is being implemented and maintained.

2. Monitor the quality and schedule as well as coordinate the communication among the departments to make sure the smooth implementation of the project.

3. Communicate with clients and find a best solution while meeting the problems.

4. Be responsible for the schedule control and customers satisfaction.


1. 2+ years project management experience; English skill is required.

2. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and post-production system.

3. Familiarity with Excel, Word, PPT and Flow Chart. An understanding of post-production processes and pipelines.

4. Must have a strong understanding of project management and strong ability of controlling the schedule, cost and personnel allocation.

5. Excellent communication and organizational skills as well as verbal communication skills. Ability to handle emergency situations at work. Work well under pressure.

6. Passion for working in CG industry. Decent appearance and manner. Highly effective execution.

To apply for the above position, please send your complete resume and a recent showreel/portfolio to

Compositor (Mid) +

Compositors construct the final images by combining layers of previously created content, including rendered computer images, effects, graphics, live action and static background plates.


1. Be at ease with main comp software like Nuke. Responsible for keying and image correcting.

2. Collaborate with other compositors to produce shots on a large scale.

3. Be able to do a solo job on simple shots and make sure shots are delivered to highest standard and on schedule.

4. Communicate well and work as a part of a team.


1. Strong understanding of color, fidelity, and light is required.

2. Expertise in 3D compositing.

3. Knowledge of Matte Painting is a bonus.

4. Ability to work well in a team. Highly effective execution.

5. Understanding of 3D software and render work flows.

6. Nuke experience is essential.

7. 3-5 years experience.

To apply for the above position, please send your complete resume and a recent showreel/portfolio to

Business Development Manager +

Job Duties: 

1. Plan, direct, and coordinate marketing programs through social media for the Chinese mobile game LUCK Mahjong, determine the market demand for the project and identify all potential customers in the U.S.. 

2. Develop and evaluate marketing strategy with concentration on the Chinese market through WeChat communication platform in both mobile and Pad apps; sales techniques with WeChat promotion system and social network system. 

3. Develop pricing strategies with Chinese product department in comparison with the Chinese pricing model system and sales control systems with the goal of maximizing the profits while ensuring the satisfaction of the customers. Oversee product development with active communication with the Chinese R&D department, strategic planning and monitor mobile game trends that indicate the need for new products and services; participate in efforts to optimize and maximize the user base and usage . 

4. Direct and coordinate marketing activities through the social media and game competition events to promote the Mahjong products and other relevant online services, closely working with advertising and project management teams.

5. Review and evaluate various indicators to determine appropriate financial escalation factors, contingency and cost forecasting and collaborate with sales and engineer teams on budgetary adjustment and profit-loss projections.

6. Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects.

Job Requirements: 

1. Bachelor’s degree in business management with 1 year marketing or sales manager experience is required. 

Salary : $112,278 per year
Hours Per Week : 40
Job Site : Burlingame, California
Send Application To : Yunxiang Peng - President
Studio51 VFX (USA) Inc
433 Airport Blvd, Suite 405,
Burlingame, CA 94010
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