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Render Wrangler @ Mavericks VFX
Render Wrangler @ Mavericks VFX
  Full-Time @ Mavericks VFX

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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ABOUT US:

 

Mavericks VFX is a three-time Emmy-nominated VFX firm Toronto-based - Canada. Working as a collection of filmmakers—drawn from a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives and talents—we create outstanding visual effects for film and TV.

We are proud of our family-vibe, but rely on our strong pipeline and learning from our seasoned artists to produce world class visual effects. An excellent health and dental plan, complimentary gym memberships to Hone Fitness (in our building), beautiful offices, Cocktail Thursdays, a Softball Team, Blue Jays games, and a multitude of (non-mandatory) company outings…these are some of the ways that Mavericks VFX tries to give back to our employees for their stellar work and dedication. If Mavericks’ culture resonates with you and you are seeking to be a part of an exciting team-based environment, we’d love to hear from you.

 

The Render Wrangler works with producers and artists to ensure shots are being tracked, rendered and delivered according to deadlines.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that render jobs are properly prioritized in the queue system so that project goals are met.

  • Monitoring rendering quality and quantity, as well as making the required corrections when needed;

  • Communicating with the production team outstanding issues, as well as overall render performance and efficiency.

  • Script tools to automate common tasks and improve workflow

  • Create and distribute weekly render reports

  • Render Wrangler support is typically required after hours and on specific weekends depending on project demands

 

 

 

Requirements:

  • Previous work experience as a Render Wrangler preferred

  • Minimum 1 year of experience within the VFX industry is desirable 

  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science, Computer animation and/or Information Technology or equivalent professional experience

  • Understanding of VFX Pipeline for feature film & television productions 

  • Awareness of visual effects processes and CG workflow is helpful

  • Familiarity with LINUX / UNIX environments;

  • Production Skills with CG lighting;

  • Comfortable with Cloud Rendering Services

  • Knowledge of production management software such as Shotgun is beneficial

  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python is valuable

  • Check errors and troubleshoot a wide variety of technical problems

  • Experience with Maya, Houdini, and Nuke is an 

  • Comprehension of a render farm manager, such as Tractor or Qube, is a plus;

  • Capable of prioritizing, meeting tight deadlines and dealing with heavy workload

  • Ability to work both autonomously and within a team environment

  • Strong communication skills are critical

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

 

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to jobs@mavericks-vfx.com with the subject line: Render Wrangler

 

 

This job posting was last updated on Jan. 20, 2020