Data Operator

  • Technology - Mumbai

Data Operator

Job description

The Data Operations department monitors and manages digital data throughout the duration of a project. This includes data coming into the studio, data generated by the project, digital delivery of data to clients and the archiving of completed projects. This position also manages the physical render farm cluster and the software which the render farm runs ensures high availability of resources 24/7. This role is an entry point for future Systems Administrator and Pipeline positions.


  • Monitoring, tracking and reporting data usage for each project and show

  • Monitor, track and report render resource usage for each project

  • Identifying data for archival and removal and Liaising with technical directors responsible for data removal

  • Balance multiple shows render resource needs within the Company's physical capacity

  • Tracking and reporting trends in disk usage

  • Identify render errors and fix/escalate to the relevant department

  • Bringing data online from a variety of external sources

  • Liaise with TDs regarding possible render optimisation

  • Post-show clean up and final archiving

  • Assist with out of hours data operations requests

  • Monitor disk/data usage out of hours to ensure availability of disk resources

  • Restoring data from previous projects

Job requirements

Skills required:


  • Excellent communication skills

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in data ops/ rendering/ systems / pipeline in a VFX/ CG Studio

  • Experience with Maya, Renderman, Nuke and/or Houdini

  • A familiarity with Linux

  • A basic understanding of visual effects and computer graphics concepts and terminology


  • Python or shell scripting experience

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.