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Render Wrangler
Render Wrangler
  Full-Time @ Stargate Studios

Location:
South Pasadena, California, United States

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Company Overview

With studios in North America and around the world, Stargate Studios is an Emmy Award winning visual effects company that works on high profile television shows and feature films such as Ray Donovan, Grey’s Anatomy, 24 Legacy, and more.

Job Summary

We are currently hiring an experienced Render Wrangler for our South Pasadena facility. The ideal candidate will be proficient in Vray for Maya, and Nuke. The role requires willingness and availability to regularly work the evening shift (approximately 6pm - 4am). Training will be provided for the first 1-2 weeks, in which the hours will be 10am to 8pm.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Help ensure the render farm is functioning at its maximum capacity, including software and hardware.
  • Monitor, manage, and audit renders for daily deliveries
  • Debug complex render problems including Maya/Vray scene files
  • Maintain and track rendering priorities
  • Help artists and producers with support requests and errors
  • Assist with additional IT requests

Qualifications and Skills

  • High proficiency working with render managers, experience with Smedge preferred
  • Experienced with a range of creative software, particularly Maya and Nuke 
  • Experience with complex visual effects pipelines
  • IT hardware and software knowledge and troubleshooting
  • Ability to prioritize and perform tasks under time constraints
  • Excellent communication skills across multiple departments and levels of staff
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be able to bring a fresh approach to problem solving
This job posting was last updated on Feb. 21, 2018