IO Technical Assistant – Vancouver

IO Technical Assistant – Vancouver

IO TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

We are seeking a highly motivated Technical Assistant to work closely with our Production, Pipeline and IT teams.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Work with the Production, Pipeline and IT teams.
  • Report issues to Pipeline, IT and CG Supervisors and work to find a solution.
  • Maintain and update Digital Resource from incoming/outgoing.
  • Prioritize overnight renders. Coordinate rebalancing processor with Pipeline & Show Production.
  • Break down requirements and solve challenges using off the shelf solutions where possible, and develop new tools as required.
  • Triage production challenges and troubleshoot issues while creating reusable solutions.
  • Create and maintain documentation to ensure the easy adoption of new processes, tools, and technology.
  • Monitor Disk usage for the studio.
  • Assist with moving computers and equipment as needed.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Basic knowledge of and development experience using Python/Shell scripting required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Film Production or equivalent degree.
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience in the Animation, VFX or gaming industry.
  • Production experience using Linux in the Animation, VFX or gaming industry.
  • Able to work shift hours as required.
  • Must be able to do heavy lifting as required.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Multi-task and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Currently legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • Must be able to work in the studio; BC residents preferred.

 

START DATE: Ongoing/As Needed

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