14 hours
2017-11-172017-12-16

DreamWorks - Technical Resource Administrator - Feature Films

Glendale, CA
  • Job Code
    36946BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title DreamWorks - Technical Resource Administrator - Feature Films

Jobid 23768-386371

Location: Glendale, CA, 91222, USA

Description **Job Number** 36946BR

**Job Title** DreamWorks - Technical Resource Administrator - Feature Films

**Business Segment** Film

**Sub-Business** Film Animation Technology

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.



Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.



DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Glendale

**Responsibilities**

Technical Resource Administrators (TRAs) support the 24x7 rendering production of DreamWorks' animated feature films. TRAs touch all aspects of the technical production pipeline and are often the first line of troubleshooting for render related issues. They have broad interaction with production artists from fx, animation, lighting, layout and modeling departments as well as technical directors and technology teams.

**Job Responsibilities:**



+ Monitor, manage and keep the render farm running at maximum capacity.



+ Monitor, manage and check rendered shots, ensuring delivery for dailies and rounds.



+ Maintain rendering priorities and resource allocations for various productions.



+ Assist with render job submissions and errors.



+ Troubleshoot and monitor infrastructure and render farm issues. Escalate problems.

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Experience working in Linux/Unix environment.



+ General technical troubleshooting experience.



+ Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups.



+ Familiarity with rendering pipeline, pipeline, infrastructure, and hardware.



+ Ability to establish priorities, work independently or within a group, and work with minimal supervision.



+ Ability to handle a fast paced, occasionally high pressure environment.



+ Good organizational skills and attention to detail.



+ Willingness to work very flexible hours, including weekends, evening or nights when schedules require.



+ Will be required to work all shifts throughout the year (5a-3p, 11a-9, 8p-6a).



+ S. in Computer Science, Computer Animation, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent.



+ Shell scripting, programming skills and Python are a plus.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



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