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Senior Systems Administrator / IT Director
Senior Systems Administrator / IT Director
  Full-Time @ Visual Creatures

Los Angeles, California, United States

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About the Role:


Based in Los Angeles, Visual Creatures are looking to expand their team with the addition of a Senior Systems Administrator / IT manager to help drive the company’s technology forward. Covering all facets of the industry, from commercials through to high end feature VFX and virtual production, the successful applicant will be dynamic and experienced individual, who will be responsible for driving technological change and implementation, and acting as a technical lead in both studio and client facing situations.



·         Handle discussions with studio executives, technical teams and internal staff relating to production best practices and production technology

·         Day to day systems administration – network configuration, system hardening and archive / backups

·         Configuring and maintaining AVID systems (Nexis Pro), both on site and remote.

·         Research current and emerging technologies and assess suitability for business needs

·         Ad-Hoc troubleshooting of production and technical issues of both in office and remote systems.

·         Monitoring disk servers and overseeing data I/O



·         Experience with AVID workstation setup, Nexis storage configuration and Maintenance

·         Strong knowledge of Networking concepts

·         Strong problem solving skills

·         Experience working directly with production teams

·         Strong communication skills

·         Experience in both Apple and Windows environment

·         Experience with Avid, DaVinci, Premiere and remote working solutions

·         Experience leading teams


Bonus Qualifications:

·         Experience with VFX applications (Maya, Redshift, C4D, Photoshop, Blender, Nuke, Houdini, etc…)

·         Familiarity with render farms

·         Experience in VFX or Post Production across multiple disciplines

·         Scripting and programming skills (Python, C++, shell scripting)

·         Active Directory and Azure experience

·         Computer Science degree or equivalent practical experience.

This job posting was last updated on March 11, 2021