Render Wrangler

Mainframe Studios is currently on the lookout for a Render Wrangler to join the team! The Render Wrangler facilitates the efficient and consistent rendering of all production digital data including animation, lighting passes, compositing and DI. Additionally he/she monitors all output for quality control.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Monitors render queue efficiency.
  • Ensures that priority jobs from production are completed both successfully and in a timely manner.
  • Provides render technical support.
  • Identifies, reports, and find solutions to technical rendering and compositing errors.
  • Creates daily reports for each production documenting efficiencies, problems and priorities.
  • Communicates relevant information to Production Managers, Coordinators and Technical Directors.
  • Provides bug reports and feedback on render-relevant software tools.
  • Ensures all rendered layers are complete and error-free.
  • Aligns and engages with the values of Mainframe: a culture of community, connectivity, creativity and collaboration.
  • Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, other staff members, partners and clients.

Qualifications and Skills

  • University and/or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • 1+ years of industry experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Maya is required.
  • Knowledge of MentalRay and Nuke would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of PipelineFX’s Qube or other render queuing software beneficial.
  • Highly organized and responsible.
  • Python scripting and web development beneficial.
  • Ability to comprehend proprietary software.
  • Solid work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Efficient and detail oriented with an ability to multi-task.
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to deliver work on time and meet set performance objectives.
  • Must be willing to work the graveyard shift.