MISSION: 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 DUTIES / FUNCTIONS: • 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
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: • 5 - 6 years in a production environment as Render Wrangler or similar • Previous leadership experience in a similar position managing a group of Wranglers or a team
QUALIFICATION / KNOWLEDGE: • 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
SKILLS: • 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