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DHX Studios - Render Wrangler, 3D

Kristina Slivarichby on Aug 22, 2016
DHX Studios
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
3D : 3D Animation
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Monthly Salary
Job Description
About Us

DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events while they’re at it. With some of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers on our team, our studios are bursting with creative energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

About the Position

DHX Studios Vancouver is looking for a Render Wrangler to join our 3D Pipeline team! Reporting to the Pipeline Supervisor, the Render Wrangler will be responsible for facility render farm management and support. This role offers an exciting opportunity for someone wanting to acquire broad-based knowledge of an Animation pipeline within an episodic production environment!


  • Monitor Qube farm throughout the day and report any issues

  • Regularly monitor farm machines

  • Communicate and troubleshoot failed jobs in a quick and efficient manner

  • Underscore efficiencies

  • Collect each production’s priority list and ensure the farm is prioritized accordingly

  • Work with Pipeline team and Show TDs to fix failed jobs

  • Identify bottlenecks and help develop improved rendering efficiencies

  • Work with Pipeline and IT on hardware and machines changes

  • Qualifications

  • 1+ years’ experience in film, TV or gaming industry is required

  • Previous experience with a farm management tool such as Qube, Deadline, or Tractor, is a plus

  • Good organizational skills with the ability to record information accurately and produce reports

  • Ability to take instructions well and work collaboratively within a team environment, while simultaneously being self-motivated

  • Some experience with Maya and Nuke is required

  • Experience working with Linux is plus

  • Ability to code in Python, Perl or Mel is a plus

  • Ability to learn new software quickly, and learn on the job if necessary

  • Please APPLY at:

    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.
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