Data Operator – Render Wrangler

Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Data Operator to maintain and monitor the company’s render farm cluster for all projects and ensure all data is transferred appropriately in a secure and timely manner. In addition, safeguard all physical and digital media going in and out of the company.

Your Role:

  • Maintain company’s render farm by prioritizing jobs as per project requests
  • Notify Artists of any issues with their render jobs
  • Upload and download digital data from various FTP clients
  • Transfer data from physical to digital media
  • Gate keep Company’s physical media
  • Package and create Publicity Stills required from Marketing and/or Public Relations
  • Package and create Showreels for the Company and Artists
  • Housekeep Production and Offline storage space
  • Monitor render farm and network for any issues via Monitoring Tools
  • Burn CDs/DVDs
  • Calibrate Monitors and Projectors weekly
  • Verify company’s data being backed up successfully daily
  • Perform data restores from offline storage and/or tape backups
  • Document and maintain procedures for the team
  • Any other job related tasks

We’d like to talk to you if you have/are:

  • Good working knowledge of Linux (command line), Windows and MAC
  • Good knowledge of the Film Industry and related processes
  • The ability to work well under pressure & meet deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible nature, be able to adapt to changing production requirements

What can we offer?

Cinesite offers a positive, creative environment where the world’s leading animation and effects artists are encouraged and supported to develop and produce challenging, cutting-edge, award-winning work.

We work as a collective, where excellence, expertise and expression are valued by all; where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers and produce work to which we are proud to put our name.

If you want to be part of the Cinesite story, please submit your application as an online submission via this website. If your candidacy is successful, you will be contacted shortly. If your application is not retained for this position, it will stay on file for future opportunities.