ILP produces high-end VFX for some of the most ambitious TV shows and movies in the world. This involves large amounts of digital assets, specifications, and infrastructure resources.
As a Digital Resource Manager you work to build consensus, recommend, determine and ultimately implement appropriate policies and procedures concerning digital resource management. You work cooperatively with the Production and Technology teams to ensure shows adopt and follow proper data management procedures. You continuously review data workflow and define improvements in tools and processes to allow more effective management, tracking, and forecasting of resources.
You lead a small team that is responsible for ingestion of digital material and delivery configurations, organisation and structuring of shows and asset libraries and management of storage, subscription and licenses.
Your work will include:
Ingestion of client and external vendor material as well as internally created material for our asset libraries.
Setting up and maintaining configurations for show deliveries.
Purchasing, downloading and ingestion of elements as requested.
Developing, maintaining and monitoring the internal data structures for our shows and global asset libraries.
Designing, improving, maintaining and communicating clean-up and wrap-up procedures.
Prioritizing, managing, and maintaining archiving of show data, including creation of archival backups for shows and maintenance of the archives. Fulfill all data restoration requests.
Monitoring and forecasting disk space utilization across all shows, intervening when necessary.
In collaboration with stakeholders:
Analyze current, and forecast future render farm load.
Negotiate license and other subscription deals and estimate software license requirements.
Supervision of other team members, assigning and delegating work and tasks.
Training and mentoring of members of the team.
Experience in Computer Science, VFX Production, high-end Game Production, or equivalent, with wide range familiarity with file formats for 3D, FX, and composition work.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
A passion for organising and optimising data and its throughput, applying good judgment and prioritisation wherever applicable.
Knowledge and experience of UNIX/Linux operating systems.
Scripting or programming experience, e.g. Python, C/C++.
Experience in the following areas are desirable:
Rudimentary database knowledge (e.g. Oracle, Postgres, MongoDB, Cassandra).
Knowledge of tape backup systems.
Proven data driven decision-making.
Working knowledge of Shotgrid.
You get to be a pirate
Social and friendly work environment
We do world class epic stuff
Innovative and fast-paced culture
Work–life balance perks
Flexible hybrid work
Important Looking Pirates is a multiple VES and Emmy award winning studio and have created animation and visual effects for some of the greatest storytellers. ILP was founded by artists in 2007 with the vision to become one of the top international suppliers of VFX in terms of quality, professionalism and service. With amazing projects such as Lost In Space, Mandalorian, Westworld, Black Sails, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Star Wars: The Last Jedi in our backlog, we can proudly say that we are one of the most successful studios in the world.
During the last 15 years, we have assembled one of the best visual effects teams in the business with talents from all corners of the world. All of our artists, technicians and support personnel are driven by passion for what we do and always strive to push the limits of what can be accomplished.
Our head office is located in the famous Norstedts building in the heart of Stockholm. The office is designed to inspire creativity and to provide the best possible work environment for creating spectacular visual effects. Almost a third of the office consists of social areas where the pirates gather to have lunch and celebratory fikas, get company updates, participate in fussball tournaments, and hang out for Friday beers.
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