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Technical Assistant/Data Wrangler
Technical Assistant/Data Wrangler
  Full-Time @ Industrial Light & Magic

London, England, United Kingdom

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This is an exciting opportunity for a technical individual who enjoys problem solving and a passion for cutting edge technology to contribute across all aspects of production at ILM.

This position provides support directly to artists and production staff and works closely with production and software engineers to enable the success and efficiency of the production pipeline.

The ideal candidate will have recently graduated with a Computer Science degree (or equivalent qualification) and has a knowledge of the world of Vfx or a strong desire to work within the industry.

This role sits within our technology team and can act as a springboard to other roles in our technology department or other departments in ILM.



Troubleshooting and dynamic problem solving for layout, animation, lighting, and post-production workflows

Image/Media handling, including conversion, manipulation, quality control, and playback for visual reviews

Render troubleshooting and queue management

Education, Experience, and Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent qualification.
Familiarity with film, video and animation postproduction and/or computer graphics techniques desired.
Aesthetic eye and/or artistic background desired.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse personalities.
Strong time management skills; Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Proven ability to work autonomously and in team settings.
Highly motivated.
Career focus for animation, visual effects, or games industries
Proven knowledge of and experience with Windows and UNIX/Linux operating systems.
Experience programming (i.e. C/C++) and/or scripting language experience (i.e. Python, Perl) a must.

This job posting was last updated on March 7, 2017