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meteor studios
04-03-2007, 08:28 AM
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Position to fill: Render Wrangler

Meteor Studios (www.meteorstudios.com (http://www.meteorstudios.com)) is the largest visual effects facility in Montreal with over 100 employees dedicated to the highest level of visual effects and character animation for film and television. Since its opening in 2001, Meteor Studios has participated in the creation of project such as Alien Planet, Fantastic Four et Final Destination III.

Specifications:

Temporary position
Full time
Evening or night shift

The Render Wrangler manages render farm resources while monitoring 100cpus, helps allocate disk space for elements, isolates render errors and proactively communicates problems back to the respective owner.

Tasks:

Work with Production to prioritize the order of rendering shots
Allocate cpus to render jobs with the proper priorities
Debug failed frames, scripting errors and link issues
Manage the disabled host list; tracking problematic machines with systems
Maintain 100% utilization of render farms, rebooting machines when necessary
Develop ideas for improving existing render tools and procedure(s)
Other duties will include providing assistance with tape-wrangling, monitor calibration and systems support

Requirements:

D.C.S. in Computer Science
Knowledge of Linux preferred
Candidate must have the ability to debug technical issues
Detail oriented with interest in detecting errors and resolving problems
Must be able to prioritize requests and have effective communication skills
Applicant must have an amiable disposition with a strong customer support ethic and an ability to handle production pressure well

Please note our current production level requires night shift, weekend work and possibly extended hours of operation.

Please submit your resume to recruiting@meteorstudios.com or mail at the following address:
Att: Recruiting
Meteor Studios, Inc.
1751, Richardson, Suite 7200
Montreal Quebec
H3K 1G6