Technical Director

Supervise and, if needed, create a production’s render pipeline and supporting proprietary production techniques. They monitor and troubleshoot the render queuing system and rendering workload from a few computers to a major render farm of, possibly, a thousand machines. Tasks include troubleshooting and correcting failed tasks, image quality control, technical advice/support and interfacing with artists, systems administrators and production management to ensure production deadlines are met.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • High level of computer literacy;
  • knowledge of of the relevant 3D packages (eg. Maya, XSI or 3D Studio Max) currently in use by the industry (and familiarity with other programmes can be an advantage);
  • ability to learn new software quickly, and learn on the job, if necessary;
  • enthusiasm to learn and develop professionally;
  • ability to analyse and problem solve;
  • capacity to take responsibility and ability to manage and prioritise their time and workload;
  • ability to record information accurately and produce reports;
  • ability to take instructions and work as part of a team, with the capacity to work with a minimum of  supervision, when required;
  • ability to work under pressure if required;
  • experience in scripting is desirable but not essential;
  • respect for the procedures and requirements of a particular studio, production or pipeline;

How To Apply

Please email your resume, portfolio/demo reel link and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:

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