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Render Wrangler
Render Wrangler
  Full-Time @ Industrial Brothers

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Introduction

 
Industrial Brothers is looking for an experienced Render Wrangler for our exciting new CG animated production.   
 

Company

 
Industrial Brothers is a full-service animation studio that creates and produces its own children’s content.
 
Driven by the imagination of its artists, led by the dedication of its producers and inspired by the innovation of its tech team, Industrial Brothers has created brands that span across toys, TVs and interactive experiences.
 

Position Overview

 
The Render Wrangler administers render job queues, checking and validating the output of completed jobs and reporting any issues or failed jobs to the original submitter. This role monitors and resolves issues regarding troubled and/or failed render nodes, reports critical issues as necessary, ensures the continuous running of the render farm during non-regular business hours, and contributes to the documentation of rendering procedures.
 
Working Hours:
 
This role requires flexibility in the work schedule. The work days/ hours for this position are Wednesdays to Sundays, 10 am to 6pm inclusively. The successful candidate will be required to work full-time hours until December 2021 and then move to a part-time schedule based on Weekends Only.
 
 
Responsibilities:
 
·   Administer render job queues, checking and validating the output of completed jobs and reporting any issues or failed jobs to the original submitter
·   Monitor troubled and/or failed render nodes, blocking and reporting failed nodes from picking up and continually failing jobs
·   Report critical issues (i.e. network, storage, and/or service failure) to CG Supervisor, Lighting Supervisor, and IT team
·   Ensure the continuous running of the render farm during non-regular business hours
·   Contribute to the documentation of rendering procedures
 
Requirements:
 
·   Completed post-secondary education in CG Animation, Computer Science, or other relevant areas of study, with a high degree of computer literacy
·   Knowledge of Deadline is a must
·   Knowledge of  Maya and Houdini is a plus 
·   Strong prioritization and time-management skills
·   Excellent problem-solving skills
·   Ability to work independently and perform under pressure
·   Ability to record information accurately and to produce relevant reports
·   Python and C++ experience is an asset
·   Availability to work non-traditional hours
 
Ontario residency and Canadian Citizenship required.
 
Interested candidates to share the link their demo reels, along with their resume.
 
Industrial Brothers is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
All candidates MUST be a Canadian Citizen or have PR Status or have an Open Work Permit. We are not able to review applications from artist that are non Citizens/PR/Work Permit holders.
 
We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
This job posting was last updated on Oct. 1, 2021