Overview

TITLE
I/O Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY
Our I/O Coordinator will deal with digital assets entering and leaving the facility via electronic and physical media and will support rendering on feature films. In this entry-level but mission critical role, I/O coordinators have broad interaction with production artists, coordinators, supervisors, technical support leads and clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for monitoring disk servers, performing backups/restores, and handling incoming/outgoing data transfers.
Maintain data and asset tracking.
Prepare incoming/outgoing data transfers
Collect files from clients and vendors and prepare deliveries back to them.
Monitor servers and studio queue system; escalates issues as needed
Troubleshoot and correct failing tasks.
Partners with other production personnel to ensure shots are scheduled and delivered in a timely manner.
Coordinates all client deliveries (outgoing and incoming), both physical deliveries and digital deliveries and maintains log of all deliveries.
Technical QA of all masters and digital files, grade conforms and project archiving.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
2+ years proven production experience in VFX facility.
Systems administration skills and general technical troubleshooting experience.
Shotgun, Deadline, Aspera Connect,RV/FrameCycler, que Monitor, Listing Tools, Adobe Pro/Reader, MS Office Suite, intermediate Excel skills (required)
Filezilla, Mozilla Thunderbird, 7zip/Winrar or any forExperience with Shotgun, and tracking/asset Management databases. (required)
After Effects, Adobe Media Encoder, Photoshop, Greenshot, One Click downloader (preferred)
Troubleshoot technical issues; can work independently with minimal supervision.
Experience with heavy schedule management in a very time sensitive atmosph
Excellent client facing customer service skills.
Diligent, resourceful, meticulous and able to thrive under pressure.
Understanding of CG/VFX production pipelines, software packages and postproduction (preferred)
Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
Understanding of project management, dependencies and deadline driven deliveries.
Effective communication and interaction skills; across multiple teams with excellent written and oral communication skills.
Willingness to work very flexible hours, including weekends, evenings, nights, or when production schedule requires.
REQUIREMENTS

Ability to work OT, flexible hours, on call
BENEFITS INCLUDED: comprehensive benefits package including extended health and dental

 

HOW TO MAKE YOUR APPLICATION STAND OUT

APPLY ONLY ONCE.
We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you’re applying for a different position.
ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
We want to be able to reach you easily and much of our correspondence is via email and this helps us keep your information together in one file. That way you’re not lost in the system.
Resume – Include in your resume the names of the company’s you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
Cover Letter – tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.

About Scanline VFX

COMPANY SUMMARY

Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart.    Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011.  In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones.  Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter.  We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.

Today, it is one of the biggest names in the industry and the go-to studio for creating epic, breathtaking cinematic moments.  Current productions include: Justice League Part One, Independence Day Resurgence, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2, Power Rangers, Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Ben Hur, The Promise, and several other projects to be announced soon.

Recent projects include Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, Game of Thrones, Furious 7, San Andreas, The 5th Wave, Point Break, Hateful 8, and In the Heart of the Sea.  Past films include Exodus, The Hunger Games Mockingjay, 300: Rise of an Empire, Captain America: Winter Soldier, White House Down, Godzilla, The Wolf of Wall Street, Snowpiercer, Journey 2, Blackhat, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3, Looper, Cloud Atlas, A Good Day to Die Hard, The Amazing Spiderman, Divergent, Pompeii, Iron Man 3, Into the Storm, The Avengers, Battleship, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals,  Super 8, 2012, Hereafter, 300, Poseidon, and The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.

Scanline VFX offers a leading edge creative, collaborative team environment working with brilliant talent from around the globe. Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC the studio is steps from transit, the best in the city’s trendy Yaletown dining and Robson high street shopping. On site amenities include a lounge/nightclub with big screen projector tv, pool table and foosball tables, over-sized patios and rooftop deck kitchen & BBQ areas, secure bicycle storage, massage chairs, showers and lockers. Experience fun team events, parties, sporting activities, local business discounts and much more.