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2D Graphics Engineer

RemoteAmsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsGrip

Job description

We are looking for an extraordinary 2D Graphics Engineer with a rare combination of skills in full-stack web development (primarily front-end, and some back-end) and proficiency in automating Adobe Software using JSX. In this vital role, you will manage a crucial part of our CG/Retouch pipeline, presenting innovative and challenging tasks for a dedicated professional.

What’s Grip?

With the help of Grip (www.grip.tools), companies such as L'Oréal, Coca-Cola and Beiersdorf are automating content production for their entire business. Grip moves classic media creation efforts into the cloud, effectively virtualizing production. The software solution Grip takes care of generating high-quality visuals, at scale, on demand, and based on data. Brand styles, as well as product look and feel are codified, which ensures an entirely consistent, always on-brand output, no matter who (or what) requests it.

Job requirements

What will you be doing?

  • Design, improve, and uphold applications, primarily focusing on Retouch and QA tools within Photoshop, Illustrator, and Image & PDF Processing, alongside standalone Electron applications.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Pipeline Engineering Lead and the specialty leads in Retouch, QA, and Artwork Processing.
  • Engage with specialty leads to conceive and propose enhancements for our current tools and workflows.


Would be amazing if you:

  • Advanced proficiency in JavaScript/TypeScript and Node.js for comprehensive full-stack development.
  • Capacity to work autonomously and in an organized manner, ensuring regular updates to project stakeholders and incorporating their feedback.
  • Profound knowledge of compositing, post-processing, and 2D graphics pipelines.
  • Demonstrated experience in Adobe scripting (Photoshop, Illustrator) using JSX.
  • Great communication skills in English, both written and verbal.


Nice to have:

  • Experience with image and video manipulation libraries (e.g., ImageMagick, GhostScript, ExifTool, OpenImageIO, Aspose PSD).
  • Familiarity with the technical aspects of file-formats such as PNG, SVG, TIFF, PSD, EXR, PDF, PostScript, etc.
  • Familiarity with Digital Content Creation (DCC) tools like 3DsMax, Maya, Houdini, Blender, etc.
  • Knowledge of Python and UI libraries such as PySide/PyQt.
  • Understanding of VFX pipeline workflows and production tracking systems (e.g., Shotgrid,ftrack).
  • Practical experience in managing database systems, specifically Airtable.


What we offer

Most of our team works from Amsterdam or Bucharest, but we're a flexible company with flexible work options and many of our team work remotely. Our environment and our creative space are very important to us. We offer a competitive salary, paid annual leave, annual L&D budget, an office overlooking the Amsterdam canals if working from AMS), get fit schemes, a pool table, darts, fruits, snacks, and dinner options each evening those staying later than working hours.


The procedure

Please send your resume and cover letter in English via the link provided. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our HR Department at jobs@indg.com.


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