Render Wrangler

  • Launchpad
  • London, United Kingdom

Render Wrangler

Job description

Please only apply if you're available to start within the next four weeks and are no longer in full-time or part-time education as this is a full-time position. 

The Render Support department monitors and manages the physical render farm cluster and the software which the render farm runs ensuring high availability of resources 24/7. The Render Support team also support the Data Operations department with providing out of hours data support.
  • Monitor and report on render jobs for each show
  • Monitor, track and report render resource usage for each project
  • Balance multiple shows resource needs within the Company's physical capacity
  • Identify render errors and fix/escalate to the relevant department
  • Liaise with TDs regarding possible render optimisation
  • Assist with out of hours data operations requests
  • Monitor disk/data usage out of hours to ensure availability of disk resources

Job requirements

Essential Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fundamental understanding of visual effects and computer graphics concepts and terminology
  • Familiarity with Linux
Desirable Skills:
  • Experience with Maya, Renderman, Nuke, Arnold or Houdini
  • Python or shell scripting experience

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