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System Administrator - Folks VFX - Montreal

Eric Blouinby on Oct 28, 2016
Folks VFX
Montreal, Canada
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Job Category
VFX : Visual Effects
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary
Experience Required
1+ Years
Education Required
Job Description
Folks has built a solid reputation in the industry as an artist-driven boutique studio. We value detail-oriented design through teamwork and creativity. Our team is composed of some of the most talented artists and creative pros in the business. We are known for great storytelling through high-end visual effects.

We’re currently looking for a System Administrator to work on new and exciting projects with our Montreal and Toronto team. Our ideal candidate must be service oriented and have a great sense of diplomacy.

Based in Montreal, and reporting to our CTO, our System Administrator will be the central link between our creative departments and IT/Networking. He will also manage our Toronto office remotely.

He will perform the following tasks:
• Maintain close collaboration with supervisors and artists;
• Maintain and update the servers and workstations in a Mac environment;
• Maintain licensing production software;
• Maintain and service the rendering farms
• Write scripts (Python, for example);

We are looking for someone:
• Who is ingenious and passionate with full of initiatives;
• Who knows Xsan and loves Linux;
• Who loves the very complex issues that put his skills to the test;
• For whom the pressure is a stimulant;
• For whom “It does not happen” or '' It can not '' is a challenge;
• Who has system/network management experience in a creative environment such as in video games, VFX or film or post production (important asset);
• Who speaks both French and English, both oral and written.

Education / Experience:
• A diploma in IT or equivalent training and experience;
• A few years experience, ideally 1-3 years.

This is a full-time position available immediately. We offer a great work environment, salaries to match your skills and a comprehensive benefits package. If you think you’ve got what it takes to join Folks, please forward your resume to to set-up an interview.
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