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Technical Lead
Technical Lead
  Full-Time @ Rocket Science VFX

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Rocket Science VFX is an internationally recognized studio, collaborating with top tier film and TV clients to design and create compelling stories and images.  Our credits include Hannibal, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, Hell on Wheels, Killjoys, Into the Badlands and The Expanse.

Our Technical Lead will have the overall responsibility of managing production software as well as hardware and infrastructure, with strong Systems Administration abilities; develop long term infrastructure and pipeline plans, and determine and prioritize immediate needs of VFX Pipeline and systems

Job Description:

  • Oversee technical team to design, develop and test as well as maintain VFX production pipeline, custom software tools and component, providing guidelines and training when required
  • Ensure technical team are motivated and proactive toward ongoing and new projects
  • Support the recruitment department through the screening and interview process for technical positions
  • Maintain very high industry standard MPAA Best-Practice
  • Monitoring and maintaining Studio computer systems including hardware troubleshooting, maintenance, upgrades and repairs
  • Provide the technical team with general resources and requirement needed for a successful project completion
  • Continue to research and ensure Studio is up to part with new technology services and purchase new infrastructure and things that need to be changed

Requirements:

  • Over 5 years’ experience working closely and managing and developing technical teams, VFX Rendering and pipeline processes
  • Expert Knowledge in working with Windows, Mac and Linus platforms
  • Minimum of 5 years knowledge of Nuke, Maya, Arnold/Renderman, Shotgun V-Ray, and RedShift GPU Rendering an asset;
  • Proficiency with Windows Active Directory
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Networking knowledge, including VLANS, routing, switching
  • Virtualization using Hyper-V
  • Configuration and setup of Shotgun site configurations and Shotgun projects using the Shotgun web UI
  • Experience working in the VFX industry
  • Strong leadership experience
  • Able to meet deliverables under tight deadlines

Thank you for your interest in Rocket Science VFX. Please note that only those who meet the requirements will be contacted for an interview. No Phone Call Please. We are always interested in meeting motivated and talented artists.

This job posting was last updated on Dec. 3, 2018
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