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Technical Artist - Render Farm
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Technical Artist - Render Farm

• Emerging Level

Summary

Ingenuity Studios is seeking a full-time technical artist to support the studio’s rendering pipeline and help improve the efficiency of the rendering process.

Category Art Department  Special Effects 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 04, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This position focuses on resolving daily issues as well as working with artists and supervisors to help optimize the render workflows. You will be a great fit if you are a VFX artist with a desire to evolve in a more technical way. A problem solver at heart, you know the intricacies of your favorite software, and you have a passion for optimizing scenes.

Responsibilities
  • Help optimize artists’ scenes from Houdini, Maya and Nuke to render successfully and to maximize efficiency on the farm
  • Debug and repair shots and scenes related to asset creation, shot assembly, lighting, rendering, and other disciplines
  • Provide troubleshooting for day-to-day problems and issues on the farm
  • Utilize currently available tools to solve pipeline issues and help to develop new tools to address recurring issues
  • Identify technical issues from tickets and address them directly or work with the Pipeline team to resolve them
  • Interact with production department and artists to facilitate the sharing of new tools and techniques
  • Generate reports regarding render and pipeline statistics 
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of rendering to ensure deadlines are met
Requirements
  • Experience working on VFX productions preferred
  • Experience debugging other users’ scene files and renders
  • Ability to troubleshoot and work independently on projects without supervision
  • Thorough understanding of the various technical and creative aspects of VFX production
Nice-to-Have
  • Basic Python scripting skills
  • Experience with Deadline preferred

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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