19 May 2020

Full-Time Pipeline and IT Manager

Gutsy Animations UK – Posted by GutsyAnimationsUK Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Job Description


Gutsy Animations UK is looking for an IT-oriented, well-organised and proactive person to complement our growing Production and Edit departments. This role requires a graduate degree in the field of IT or media, or similar skills gained through 3+ years’ work experience. Knowledge of animation post-production is preferred but other postproduction or vfx industry experience will be considered.

Key Responsibilities
• Overseeing the smooth operation of the animation production pipeline and Avid editing environment
• Managing and solving the Bristol studio’s IT needs on both Mac and Windows platforms
• Liaising with the Helsinki Postproduction / IT team and Technical Director

Animation Production Pipeline
• Ensure smooth operation of pipeline related tools enabling artists to concentrate on creative work
• Communicate with pipeline software providers regarding pipeline related issues or development
• Oversee the use of resources related to the pipeline
• Assist team members in using all pipeline tools
• Development of the animation production pipeline to meet future needs

Avid Editing Environment
• Assist the edit team with their daily tasks and help to manage resources
• Ensuring all production related assets are securely backed-up in case of hardware malfunction
• Assist with data wrangling and file traffic related tasks
• Assist with technical editorial tasks

IT Environment
• Address all crew IT issues – this may include troubleshooting printers, workstations, connectivity problems and Wi-Fi devices
• Cooperate with Helsinki IT team in supporting and developing the IT infrastructure
• In instances of internet connectivity loss, communicate with service providers or outsourced resources to restore the connection
• Colour management of monitors

Software Development
• Software development skills are beneficial but not mandatory

Required Skills and Experience:
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure
• Must be able to work well in a team, with a positive, flexible and approachable attitude • Knowledge of the CG animation pipeline
• You will be working with the following software and systems: Avid Media Composer, Avid Nexis, Adobe Creative Cloud, DaVinci Resolve, Google G Suite, Microsoft Office, Teamviewer, Aspera Faspex, Signiant Mediashuttle, Banoffeesoft Edit Reader, PHP and MariaDB
• Knowledge of the following software and systems would be beneficial: Shotgun, ftrack, Cerebro, Toonboom, Azure, Aws, Cloud computing and Synology devices

This role will be a staff position based in Bristol commencing as soon as possible (although initial home working may be necessary).
Please note all applicants must have full legal rights to work in the UK.
Please send CV and covering letter to crew@gutsy.fi

Job Categories: General. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Avid, gutsy, IT, media, pipeline, postproduction, and technical.

Job expires in 23 days.

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