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VFX Studio Assistant/Systems Admin Support
VFX Studio Assistant/Systems Admin Support
  Full-Time @ NTROPIC

Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States

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The Role

 
Ntropic, and independent content creation studio with locations across the country, is seeking a VFX Studio Assistant/Systems Admin Support for its Los Angeles office.  The ideal candidate is knowledgeable, highly motivated, resourceful, flexible and curious, with an interest in the post-production/VFX industry.  She or he will have the ability to solve problems, think creatively, and react to an ever-shifting time-table.
 
Qualifications
  • Experience in post-production, namely industry-based systems - Flame, Nuke, Maya, Cinema 4D, Avid, Premier, Resolve etc.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, QuickTime Pro
  • Technical proficiency and familiarity with basic system admin tools and processes
  • Installation of software on Mac and PC
  • Strong working knowledge of a machine room
  • Knowledge of file formats, compression methods and practices
  • Familiarity with basic NAS and storage technologies
  • Experience managing a render farm (Thinkbox Deadline experience a plus)
  • Knowledge of script languages, especially Python a plus
  • Knowledge of roto and clean up a plus
Responsibilities
  • Systems installation of Mac, Windows, & Linux
  • Maintain and coordinate with systems admin on licenses and accounts for industry-based software
  • Support render farms and storage, including virtual servers
  • Maintain and manage computer systems in the studio, as the need for project expansion arises, along with keeping inventory
  • Keep regular backups of workstations
  • Setup workstations for project teams
  • Manage the machine room
  • Setup and close various user accounts
  • Work with outside vendors for support on internal systems, i.e. Quantum, Qumulo, Autodesk, phones, etc.
  • Manage project archives
  • Track project drives and footage
  • General asset management and organization
  • Support artists with file prep for CG and Flame pipeline, posting, transcoding and archiving
  • Assist Flame and CG artists with conforms and outputs, as well as assisting Editors who work with Avid and Premiere
  • Assist Colorists with prepping and conforming for Resolve
  • Organize project elements acquired from clients on the internal server
  • Create XMLs and AAF’s
  • Troubleshoot various technical issues
This job posting was last updated on July 9, 2019