Render Wrangler

Giant are hiring a Render Wrangler for an exciting CG production.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

As such, we are committed to Equality of Opportunity for existing and potential employees. All persons regardless of Gender, Civil status, Family status, Race, Religious beliefs, Sexual Orientation, Disability, Age, or Membership of the Travelling Community will be provided with equality of access to employment and also encouraged and assisted to achieve their full potential. We will continue to foster a genuine culture of Equality.

Position Overview

This opportunity is a full-time position, with the candidate required to reside in the Republic of Ireland. We provide flexible working arrangements, including on-site, fully remote, or hybrid options.

Starting date: July 2024

Position Responsibilities

  • Ensure that render jobs are properly prioritised in the queue system so that project goals are met while monitoring the render farm’s health and status regularly.
  • Monitor rendering quality and quantity, as well as making the required corrections (troubleshooting) when needed.
  • Communicate with the IT Manager and Creative Supervisors on outstanding hardware and software issues, as well as overall render farm performance and efficiency (maximisation) across the facility.
  • Monitor disk server status. Perform backups, archiving and restores.
  • Support the artists and leads by responding to their help inquiries and errors.
  • Assist in the creation of production-supporting tools with the R&D or Pipeline team.

Position Requirements

  • Good understanding of TV/Film production processes and pipelines.
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills, plus the ability to track and reconcile multiple priorities.
  • Independent, proactive, and trustworthy.
  • High level of urgency.
  • Knowledge of Deadline, our render farm manager.
  • Knowledge of ShotGrid/Shotgun is a must.
  • Knowledgeable in Windows, Linux and Mac environments.
  • Experience with software such as Nuke, Maya, Arnold, Adobe After Effects, and 3D/2D software plug-ins.
  • Experience with Python is a plus.

How To Apply

If you would like to be considered for the Render Wrangler position, please apply through our Workable platform by clicking the link below:

While we strive to reply to all applicants, please understand that the volume of applications may prevent us from responding to everyone.

Thank you for your interest in Giant Animation!

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