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Ilion Animation Studios Recruiting Render wrangler, Render Wrangling Lead, Senior Compositing Artist, Production Coordinator, Production Assistant, Linux Senior Systems Administrator, Previs/Layout Artist, Previs/Layout Junior Artist & FX Artist

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Render wrangler

Category: Render Wrangler
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking for Render Wranglers to monitor and control the rendering process and manage the render farm.

Main responsibilities

Monitor and control the rendering process and manage the render farm
Check the computers to ensure there are no technical or machine problems which might interfere with a successful output for rendering
Prioritize the work and allocate machines for an efficient rendering
Technical Testing to determine any upstream setup problems
Follow-up with other departments while troubleshooting issues until a resolution is reached
Test new software maps and/or features needed

Qualifications

Experience Not required
Experience in scripting is desirable but not essential
Level of English: Medium-High required
Knowledge of Maya and familiarity with other programs can be an advantage
Ability to learn new software quickly, and learn on the job, if necessary
Enthusiasm to learn and develop professionally
Ability to analyze and problem solve
Capacity to take responsibility and ability to manage and prioritize their time and workload
Ability to record information accurately and produce reports
Ability to take instructions and work as part of a team, with the capacity to work with a minimum of supervision, when required
Ability to work under pressure if required
respect for the procedures and requirements of a particular studio, production or pipeline
Strong communication, written and verbal, skills
Ability to anticipate problems
Attention to detail
Creativity and innovation
Commitment
Flexibility and adaptability

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/render-wrangler
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Render Wrangling Lead

Category: Other
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking for a Render Lead to monitor and control the rendering process and manage the render farm and render team.

Main responsibilities

Manage and monitor performance, quality, and completeness of work within the Render team to ensure that team goals for responsiveness, quality, and service levels are met or exceeded
Act as main point of contact for production specific render needs
Manage Render team to ensure overall team and individual performance levels, continued professional development, and address any issues with quality of work
Support open communication between operations, production, production management, R&D and the rest of the Company
Provide first level of escalation for sensitive or technically difficult problems
Participate in the recruiting and interview process for new employees as required

Qualifications

High level of English language is required
Windows experience or familiarity (proficiency with basic tools)
Familiarity with most basic system administration tools and processes
Familiarity with networked/distributed computing concepts
Familiarity with scripting languages (eg. Perl, Python) is an asset
Excellent troubleshooting, analyzing and documentation skills
Ability to work under pressure if required
Excellent communication skills and ability to work with people with various levels of technical proficiency
Ability to anticipate problems
Attention to detail
Desire to provide excellent customer support in a production environment
Creativity and innovation
Commitment
Flexibility and adaptability

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/render-wrangling-lead
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Senior Compositing Artist

Category: Compositor
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Improves the movie’s final frame by compositing the stereoscopic images created by the lighting, matte painting and Special FX departments.

Main responsibilities

Work closely with the Compositing Supervisor to establish the working techniques and the pipeline of the stereoscopic projects.
Improves the movie’s final frame by compositing the stereoscopic images created by the lighting, matte painting and special fx departments.
Working closely with Lighting and Compositing Leads, will determine best approach to solve compositing challenges and develop final overall look.
Work closely with the Lighting and Compositing Leads to identify potentially problematic areas of the film’s sequences compositing and look design, and work to find solutions that meet the movie’s creative as well as production needs.
Reports to the Compositing Supervisor.

Qualifications

Thorough knowledge and ability to use the tools that produce Digital Composites such as Nuke, Shake, Boujou, PF Track, Flame and Photoshop.
Deep understanding of the artistic concepts of colour and composition.
Deep knowledge and understanding of cameras and film lenses.
Deep Knowledge of set up for camera tracking and matches moving.
Deep knowledge of stereoscopic workflows.

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/senior-compositing-artist
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Production Coordinator

Category: Production Coordinator
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

As a Production Coordinator you are an integral part of the production process in keeping the department(s) running smoothly. A Production Coordinator works closely with their Production Supervisor, Department Head and Artists in the department(s) they are assigned.

Main responsibilities

● Understands the department(s) and works with Production Supervisor and Department Head to maintain and manage the department schedule.
● Under the guidance of the Production Supervisor, tracks progress of tasks for assigned artists or sequences in Shotgun to reflect scheduled, in-progress, and completed departmental work. Collaborate with other coordinators and supervisors to keep all data accurate and current.
● Partner with the Production Supervisor and Department Head to set the priorities of the department taking into account the priorities of the show that are established by the Production Supervisors and the Production Manager.
● Follows up with Artist Leads on a daily basis to ensure task deliveries remain on schedule
● Assists Production Supervisor with maintaining quotas, deadlines & inventory, ensuring departmental productivity goals are consistently met. Generate weekly report from department, quota… Bring concerns about potential schedule or budget overruns to the Production Supervisor and Production Manager.
● Understands the department’s workflow from the area she/he is attached to and understands the dependencies from departments of other areas. Act as a point of coordination of work that enters and leaves the department ensuring procedures are followed to ensure workflow from one department to the next is as seamless as possible.
● Communicates with other departments regarding department needs
● Proactively respond to requests for information and assistance from those within and outside of the department.
● Stays abreast of issues on the floor and elevates information appropriately to Production Supervisor.
● Acts as a secondary contact for questions when the Production Supervisor is unavailable.
● Assists the Department Head and CG Supervisor in dealing with issues related to the department
● Coordinates crew meetings.
● Schedule meetings at the request of the Department Head and Lead(s). Proactively maintain the calendar with alertness to topics, deadlines and conflicts. Manage the schedules of key personnel.
● Responsible for multiple dailies sessions each day, as well as client reviews.
● Ensure proper preparation for all meetings and reviews. Set up Cinesync/RV sessions. Record and publish notes from meetings and reviews that accurately reflect action items and an appropriate sense of urgency.
● Review all incoming notes for department relevance and distribute as needed
● Able to navigate the asset browser. Able to pull up shots and models, using Shotgun, and manages technical issues during rounds and approvals.
● Willing to take on new challenges in order to have a more detailed knowledge of the department and pipeline.
● Mentor the Production Assistants.
● Helps maintain a positive team environment.

Qualifications

● Three years of practical experience, preferably as a Production Coordinator in feature-animation film production or VFX production.
● Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field.
● Strong work ethic
● Positive attitude and effective interpersonal skills
● Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
● Candidates should be well organized, highly self-motivated individuals who function well in fast-paced, frenetic production-based environment.
● Willingness to take initiative and resolve problems
● Great attention to detail
● Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
● Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
● Professional working knowledge of Google Spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
● Experience with production tracking software is a plus (for example, Shotgun)
● Must speak/write Spanish and English
● Must be a European Union Resident.

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/production-coordinator
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Production Assistant

Category: Assistant
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

The Production Assistant provides overall general production assistance to the Production Coordinator, Production Supervisor and Production Artists within a specific department

Main responsibilities

● ŸProvides overall general assistance to the Production Coordinator, Production Supervisor and crew within a specific department.
● Under the guidance of the Production Supervisor, tracks progress of tasks for assigned artists or sequences in the production tracking system.
● Assists Production Supervisor with department calendar and handles the scheduling for the Department Head. Interacts with department leadership.
● Assists Production Supervisor with maintaining quotas, deadlines & inventory, ensuring departmental productivity goals are consistently met.
● Understands the department and works with Supervisor to maintain and manage the department schedule.
● Follows up with Artist Leads on a daily basis to ensure task deliveries remain on schedule; communicates any schedule changes to appropriate Artist Leads, Supervisors and Production team as needed.
● Responsible for multiple dailies sessions each day, as well as client reviews.
● Set up Cinesync/RV sessions
● Ensure proper preparation for all meetings and reviews. Record and publish notes from meetings and reviews that accurately reflect action items and an appropriate sense of urgency.
● Able to navigate the asset browser. Able to pull up shots and models, using Shotgun, and manages technical issues during rounds and approvals.
● Awareness of work in progress in the department.Ÿ
● Enter and maintain production data in the studio’s production database to reflect scheduled, in-progress, and completed departmental work. Collaborate with other coordinators and managers to keep all data accurate and current.
● Schedule meetings at the request of the Manager and Lead(s). Proactively maintain the calendar with alertness to topics, deadlines and conflicts. Manage the schedules of key personnel.
● Proactively respond to requests for information and assistance from those within and outside of the department.
● Acts as a secondary contact for questions when the Production Supervisor and/or Production Coordinator are unavailable.
● Responsible for various daily office activities: schedules meetings, books rooms, prepares items for shipment, copies, files, types up notes and distributes accordingly and distributes and collects timecards for the department.
● Familiar with specific day to day requirements for the department.
● Communicates with other departments regarding department needs.
● Willing to take on new challenges in order to have a more detailed knowledge of the department and pipeline.
● Review all incoming notes for department relevance and distribute as needed

Qualifications

● Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field.
● Strong work ethic
● Candidates should be well organized, highly self-motivated individuals who function well in fast-paced, frenetic production-based environment.
● Willingness to take initiative and resolve problems
● Great attention to detail
● Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team within a fast-paced, dynamic, deadline-orientated environment
● Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
● Professional working knowledge of Google Spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
● Experience with production tracking software is a plus (for example, Shotgun)
● Must speak/write Spanish and English
● Must be a European Union Resident.

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/production-assistant
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Linux Senior Systems Administrator

Category: Administrator
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

The Linux Senior Administrator will mainly do:

– Scripting python/bash
– Virtualitation (Hyper-V)
– Monitoritation with nagios/icinga
– Proces Automatization and deployment (Puppet)
– Apache / Django / WordPress
– PostgreSQL / MySQL
– Dockers

Main responsibilities

Manage servers, usability policies and tickets for GNU&Linux infrastructure
Deploy icinga / nagios monitoring systems to obtain specific metrics
Operate cluster systems in Apache, MySQL and PostgreSQL
Maintain and rewrite bash and python scripting
Document the environment
Perform periodic backup maintenance duties
Improve monitoring and alert systems
Perform forensic analysis, and debugging
Participate in process and performance analysis

Qualifications

Professional experience of 3-5 years in Systems Departments
Proficient in GNU/Linux (GNU/Debian & CentOS distros)
Proficient in Virtual Machines lifecycle
Experience in operations and tuning of Squid proxy
Knowledge about systems automation (Puppet, Chef, Cfengine…)
Experience in virtualization (VMWare esxi, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer)
Level of English: Medium-High required

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/linux-senior-systems-administrator
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Previs/Layout Artist

Category: Other
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

lion Studios is seeking for a Layout Artist to generating the previzualization of the film and refining the final camera movements, in accordance with the established storytelling guidelines, working closely with the Layout Leads

Main responsibilities

Work on the creation of the movie preview stream, according to the Director guidelines and reporting to the lead.

– Work with Layout Lead and Art Director to design and build simple schematics for set& prop models.
– Create a rought layout, defining a blocking of character animation and cameras, following the previously marked storytelling.
– Create the atmosphere of a scene including lighting effects and narrative.
– Ensure a proper breakdown of the scene as well as Good management of their own work.
– Work on camera refine.

Qualifications

– Extensive knowledge of Maya
– Demonstrable artistic skills including a strong sense of composition and perspective, the ability to create atmosphere and good understanding of editing
– Understanding of cameras, staging, composition, pacing, timing, general filmmaking concepts, both in animation and live action contexts
– Knowledge of Animation is a must
– Able to field and address complex notes
– Experience with Lighting will be a plus
– Comfortable creating basic assets
– Attention to detail
– Respect for the procedures and requirements of the studio, production and pipeline
– Clear, Professional communication skills
– English is a must

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/previs-layout-artist
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Previs/Layout Junior Artist

Category: Other
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

lion Studios is seeking a Layout Junior Artist to generating the previzualization of the film and refining the final camera movements, in accordance with the established storytelling guidelines, working closely with the Layout Leads.

Main responsibilities

– Work on the creation of the movie preview stream, according to the Director guidelines and reporting to the lead.
– Work with Layout Lead to build simple schematics for set & prop models.
– Create a rough layout, defining a blocking of character animation and cameras, following the previously marked storytelling.
– Ensure a proper breakdown of the scene as well as Good management of their own work.
– Work on camera refine.

Qualifications

– Kknowledge of Maya.
– Artistic skills including a st Knowledge on the basics ofcomposition and perspective.
– Understands cameras, staging, composition, pacing, timing, general filmmaking concepts.
– Knowledge of Animation is a must
– Comfortable creating basic assets
– Respect for the procedures and requirements of the studio, production and pipeline.
– Attention to detail.
– Clear, communication skills
– English is a must

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/previslayout-junior-artist
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FX Artist

Category: FX Artist
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Creates and implements user interface designs, as well as animation special effects artwork, which are visually and functionally consistent with the rest of the movie.

Main responsibilities

Work with the members of the team to provide balanced solutions to both technical and aesthetic related issues.
Maintains a strong knowledge of innovative animation production technologies and techniques.
Mentor and lead by example less experienced artists, providing them with support, guidance and instruction in areas that contribute towards their artistic and professional growth.
Reports to the FX Supervisor.
Communicate the technical methodology of FX to the production crew.

Qualifications

Must have a good understanding of the processes of simulation, animation timing, weight, etc.
Ability to consistently produce high quality artwork – delivering on schedule.
Knowledge of CG FX with software Maya and/or Houdini.
Fluency programming in scripting language: MEL, Python. C/C++ programming knowledge will be given special consideration.

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/fx-artist
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