Are you a Digital Resource Administrator interested in working with us in our Vancouver studio?! The Digital Resource Administrator is responsible to assess the animation with the Lead, before its final output to film and video. The Digital Resource Administrator is responsible for adding texture, lighting and depth to the original wireframe animation.

Please note that this position includes variable shift work.

What you'll get to do:

  • Work with other artists on the delivery of final rendered computer graphics elements for an animated feature film
  • Work with production to identify priorities (sequences, dept, shots)
  • Provide ideas to assist in developing and refining efficiency of Animation and Render pipelines
  • Act as point of contact for production to communicate needs
  • Monitor 3D animation render queues and respond to identified errors/faults when required
  • Diagnose problems in conjunction with the artists and production
  • Manage resource allocations, including people and systems
  • Escalate issues in a timely manner and ensure follow through
  • Monitor critical systems in Zabbix/Grafana; analyse and report system failures
  • Facilitate and monitor the global syncing of assets between sites
  • Work with the equivalent team in the other global site/sites

What you bring:

  • 2+ years’ experience working in a VFX/Animation production environment
  • 1+ years’ experience monitoring render queues and diagnosing rendering problems
  • Previous experience in a digital artist support position within a Linux environment
  • University or college degree in animation/VFX is required
  • Knowledge of animation/VFX artist tool applications such as Maya, Nuke
  • Familiarity with networked/distributed computing concepts
  • Familiarity with artist scripting languages (eg. Perl, Python)
  • Strong client service and communication skills with the ability to communicate in both a technical and artistic manner with various personality types
  • Strong written and verbal English language skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve with competing deadlines
  • Ability to work within a strong team environment

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