Ghost VFX

Render Wrangler
Ghost VFX

For over two decades,
Ghost VFX has collaborated with the very best to create award-winning, innovative visual effects. With contributions to over 100 feature films, episodic and interactive, we are a full-service, global visual effects house. Our talented and dedicated teams around the world make the impossible, possible, fulfilling the dreams of clients and artists alike. With roughly 150 artists and production professionals, we try every day to produce imagery that quietly speaks for itself.

We are looking for a talented
Render Wrangler to join our dynamic team! Apply now to join us.


Monitoring and load balancing a distributed batch queue, assisting artists with error jobs and assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of the render farm.

Monitor the I/O of data across various file systems and initiate data moves to allocate disk space. This includes processing the archive and deleting the requests, monitoring the tape library and its servers, and preparing archived data for transfer to on-site and off-site storage facilities.

Retrieval of lost/deleted data, outsourcing via recordable media and/or FTP to partner companies, and responding to all support calls assigned to the department.

Required Skills:

Able to work very flexible hours on weekend evenings or nights

Able to work independently or with the team

Able to fast-paced, occasionally high-pressure environment

Good time management skills, ability to meet deadlines

Strong technical skills, knowledge of industry-standard software

Good communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups.

Exceptional organization skills balancing multiple shows and tasks.

Preferred Skills:

Additional experience in other 3D packages is a plus

Varied skill set including animation, rigging, and character work is a plus

Prior company experience

Experience troubleshooting


Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role

Production experience using Maya

One year of Linux, Shell scripting, and basic systems administration experience

Knowledge of Linux & thorough knowledge of Maya

Good understanding of physical motion, weight, balance, texture, and form;

Demonstrated ability to work with strict deadlines and under pressure

Ability to take direction and find creative solutions during the iterative process

Strong attention to detail


High School education or equivalent required

BA/BS in applicable field preferred

Ghost VFX is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

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