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Post Systems Administrator
  Full-Time @ Carbon VFX

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Post Systems Administrator

Whitehouse Post / CarbonVfx, located in the River North area of Chicago, is a group of a very talented award-winning team of creatives, amazing producers, and resourceful engineers.  Our company operates in a way to encourage ideas, one’s knowledge, and enhance workflow.  For IT, that means we get to execute projects very quickly with no red tape or hierarchical delays.  Ideal candidate is someone very enthusiastic and a self-starter.  Willing to relocate.



Support and maintain VFX Artists environment; workstations, licensing, and render farm.  Work together with Artists to build a streamlined pipeline to enhance VFX workflow.  We are a facility, not too small and not too large, allowing for us to make changes quickly to continually improve our environment.  Support of Finishing, Color, and Editorial.



  • Systems installation of Mac, Windows, & Linux.
  • Support VFX workstations, Baselight, Flames, and Render Farms (local and cloud based).
  • Work with outside vendors for support on internal systems, i.e. Autodesk - Flame, Baselight - Color, HVAC, and phones, etc.
  • Support Artists on file prep for CG and Flame pipeline, posting, transcoding and archiving.
  • Help Desk Support for Users (Editorial, VFX, and Operational).
  • Documentation of systems and processes.



  • Strong scripting skillset.  Python, Shell.
  • Working knowledge of Puppet.
  • Professional experience in a Systems/IT support position in visual effects, post-production and editing studio environment.
  • Experience in post-production, namely industry-based systems: Flame, Nuke, Maya, After Effects, Houdini, Deadline, Avid, Premiere, etc.
  • Experience with Help Desk Support.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours.
  • Troubleshoot networking issues.
This job posting was last updated on March 12, 2019