Render Wrangler

Render Wrangler

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Type: Permanent
Activities:
DATA RENDERING WRANGLER
Place:
Montreal
Quebec city
Description

The Render Wrangler is responsible for helping and supporting the rendering process of our productions by monitoring the Render Farm. In his/her role the Render Wrangler is involved with every aspect of our production pipeline. Reporting directly to the Pipeline Manager, the Render Wrangler interacts with Visual Effects Artists, Software Developers, IT and VFX producers.

A Render Wrangler is a great entry-level position for those interested in a technical-track position (Technical Director, IT,…).

Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor, manage and maintain the ability of the Render Farm to function at its maximum.
  • Monitor, manage, monitor and audit renders for daily deliveries.
  • Maintain, track rendering priorities.
  • Plan and communicate effectively in regards of resources allocations in accordance with the needs of the projects and of the production team.
  • Help and support the artists with support requests and errors.
  • Monitor infrastructure (servers) and identify problems.
  • Manage Studio Emergency calls outside of regular hours.
  • With the help of the R&D team, help to develop tools to support production.

Requirements:

  • High proficiency working with Linux, Python and tcsh.
  • Ability to prioritize work, perform multiple tasks and work under time constraints
  • Self-driven, proactive, reliable.
  • Strong sense of urgency.
  • Excellent communication skills, English and French.
  • Ability to adapt and learn new skills as required
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Enjoys working in a fast paced atmosphere
  • Knowledge of queuing systems, scheduling algorithms, SQL (MySQL), Qube, Maya, Houdini, Nuke, Arnold and other VFX industry tools a plus.
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