Virtual Reality Jobs - Render Wrangler/ Processing Technician, 10269

at Apex Systems
Location San Francisco, CA
Date Posted September 8, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


About Us

Our team is located in the heart of San Francisco, and we power the technology behind holographic video. With your help we’ll bring holograms of dynamic people and performances to augmented reality, virtual reality, and even 2D screens. Our team’s technology is a critical component of the company's vision for the future of Mixed Reality experiences and unlocks the potential to tell human stories in ways we have not yet dreamed.


Are you, or have you been a render wrangler? This might be the job for you!

Details matter to you. Finding the right knobs and dials to get the product just right appeals to you.

We’re looking to train the right person on our proprietary software pipeline used to create the best volumetric video in the marketplace. We refine point clouds using a broad set tools and algorithms to create meshes and textures that become holograms used in mixed reality experiences. As a member of the processing team, you are the key to creating the best-looking holograms possible. We’ll teach you the ins and outs of our custom solution. For the most part this requires looking at various stages of the pipeline and making template adjustments. On occasion, some manual manipulation (with 3D software) may be required.

You’ll work collaboratively with the Creative Director, Technical Artists, Software Developers, Producers and Customers to oversee production progress, quality control, and follow through to client delivery.

Main Responsibilities

  • Apply settings of custom software pipeline to process specialized photogrammetry data
  • Monitor and manage both local and cloud-based render processes
  • Monitor custom scheduler processes
  • Monitor infrastructure servers and escalate problems
  • Visual review and QC of processed results
  • Manual clean-up of 3D assets if required
  • Delivery of assets to client via FTP
  • Asset tracking and status reporting

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Credits on more than 1 motion picture or game title
  • Knowledge of 3D creation packages (Maya/Houdini/Zbrush/etc)
  • Proficient with Photoshop
  • Self-starter with excellent time and priority management skills with proven ability to take ownership of features and assess requirements
  • Comfortable working within an environment in which goals, schedule, and deliverables shift rapidly
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • BS degree in computer science, computer animation, other related field, OR 2+ relevant years of industry experience.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Nuke
  • Proficiency with After Effects/Premiere
  • Audio editing (e.g. Audition)
  • Scripting (e.g. C#, Python, etc.)
  • Film/video set experience
  • Experience with Ftrack/Shotgun/CMS systems
  • IT industry

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178