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Job Description


  • Work with the show, Technology, and studio leadership to define the show's requirements for tools, processes, and information exchange.

  • Work with each show department head to understand, plan, and implement pipeline tools and processes for their department.  

  • Perform as a Key Production Person on studio projects as requested by the studio or the show.

  • TDs in the studio to develop and maintain studio standards relating to the production pipeline.

  • Partner with Studio Project Leads to ensure the show's requirements are met and issues are addressed.

  • Enforce studio standards and clearly document special cases where the show is required to deviate.

  • Integrates existing pipeline tools or develops new tools/processes as needed to meet the technical vision of the show.

  • Maintains a working knowledge of the tools and processes used on the show.

  • Supervises the development of pipeline tools as needed using current studio standards.

  • Creates sequences and shots as required for the show.

  • Ensures all artists on the show adhere to standards and correct if needed.

  • Provide custom tools and processes as required to ensure the show's successful completion.

  • Troubleshoot shots and assets as requested.

  • Ensure every aspect of the show's production pipeline is documented for user review and instruction.

  • Ensure show's final assets are delivered correctly.

  • Work with Senior team to identify, forecast and track resource requirements of the show as they pertain to disk space, rendering CPUs, and license issues.

  • Escalate issues to show management regarding resource issues.

  • Collaborate with team to ensure that the backup and archival of the show's data is viable and reliable.

  • Responsible for improving the performance of artists on the team.  Mentor TDs to provide guidance, experience and insight.  Involved in resolving performance related issues.

Technical Skills

  • Manages the show’s software releases and policies.

  • Tests the software used on the show to ensure maximum stability.

Functional Skills

  • Plans and implements show-wide standards to ensure smooth asset transitions between departments.

  • Sets up initial job tree and related system/application configurations.  

  • Work with Senior team to plan and implement required resources before they are needed on the show.  

  • Work closely with the Production Supervisors in the management of the department and to create the schedule and ensure quotas/deadlines are met for both shots and sequences.  

  • Supervise Department TDs assigned to the show, giving them clear direction on standards, processes, and expectations.

  • Ensure that the Department TDs supporting each department understand how each department functions, and how each department feeds the pipeline.

  •   Appropriately elevate issues and solutions to Production Management effectively.

  • Work with the Production Management on casting shots/assignments to Department TDs.

Company Profile


Xentrix was founded in Bangalore in June 2010 when old friends and competitors Viren Patil and Jai Natarajan found themselves simultaneously transitioning from previous commitments. They were joined by a multinational group of senior industry people who had already experienced success in their careers, and were all driven by the desire to work together and co-create a new artist-driven animation studio.

The founding team at Xentrix consists of this close-knit group of executives, with senior staff in Bangalore and Los Angeles.

The goal at Xentrix is to leverage our collective past industry experience and build a high quality studio we can be proud of. We have successfully delivered hundreds of hours of TV, DVD and game graphics. Our key members have decade-long track records of delivery for marquee international clients on globally recognized brands. We have built, managed and mentored studios with several hundred artists and have managed over $50+ MM of global service projects. All key personnel have hands-on experience in the CG pipeline, production and client management. In what is a frequently volatile and highly complex business, we consider domain expertise & experience to be the determining factors in success.


Job Details

Full time as Contractor

Bangalore, India

Start date: Starts immediately

This job is ongoing/permanent


Expected travel: 0%

Compensation type: Salary

No benefits specified

Unable to sponsor non-resident workers

Security clearance: None required

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