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Stereo D Recruiting Render Technician

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Render Technician

Job Duties(s): Bug Reporting, Troubleshooting , Scripting / Programming, Technical Support, Status reporting, Render Management, Quality assurance
Software Utilized: Python, Softimage, Digital Fusion, Unix, Linux, Nuke, Perl Scripting, MAYA, MS Office, Qube
Relocation: No

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Render TD is responsible for optimizing the production of intermediate and final images that make up our stereoscopic films. Successful applicant will use the render farm and StereoD’s in-house software tools for stereoscopic/VFX renders, and help troubleshoot any problems that exist. The Render TD provides technical support, innovation, and analysis to other departments to optimize and improve frame render times on our distributed servers. This position reports to StereoD’s VP of Production Technology.

Responsibilities

• Monitor rendering of stereo images and intermediate renders for artists, clients, and vendors.
• Work with creative and technical leads to check images for defects and ensure that the highest quality standards are met.
• Debug/troubleshoot/optimize production renders and associated vendor content.
• Provide technical support to all of production services related to render workflow.
• Collect analytical data for rendering trends during the course of production; anticipate issues and implement solutions.
• Seek new methods to approach highest efficiency of TD workflow and render farm throughput.
• Coordinate with all departments to address technical issues in overlapping production schedules

Qualifications

• Must have strong drive to debug and solve problems and a good eye for visual details.
• Excellent Unix/Linux skills are a must; ability to script in C shell, Python, Perl is desirable.
• Excellent knowledge of rendering using Nuke/Digital Fusion render, Maya/SoftImage and MentalRay are desired.
• Excellent knowledge of render queue management software – PipelineFX Qube preferred.
• Training in computer science or experience as programmer is desirable.
• Experience in TV, film, games, (in both 2D and 3D), or other graphics production experience is preferred.
• Good written and verbal communication skills, including end user support and requirements gathering are required.
• Must be able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline constraints.
• Must be a great starter, and always looking for ways to improve render workflow in StereoD.

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please email your reel, resume and shot breakdown to jobs@stereodllc.com for consideration.
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