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VFX Maintenance Engineer/ Sys Admin (Disney Entertainment Television)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10086487 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business Disney Direct to Consumer Date posted Apr. 08, 2024

Job Summary:

Disney Entertainment Television Marketing (DET) is seeking an experienced VFX Engineer, who will work closely with FX Network’s award-winning Marketing team. This team utilizes industry standard software tools to generate and complete marketing material in a fast turn digital marketing environment. The Engineer must have excellent communication skills and be able to consult, train, knowledge share, interact, and develop relationships with management, engineers, graphic artists, and creative directors.


  • Direct department efforts to coordinate ideas and changes that improve service and optimize infrastructure.
  • Architect, implement, and enhance the ShotGrid project management environment in the production pipeline using Python.
  • Partner with VFX management and artists to ensure engineering support expectations are achieved.
  • Understanding VFX Pipelines and contribute to their development.
  • Assist operators in resolving technical or operational issues.
  • Compose clear documentation for tools and scripts. Sustain proper documentation of systems and procedures.
  • Research and implement innovative technologies that optimize the creative vision of the FX Marketing Team.
  • Mentor and train other team members.


  • Engineering level knowledge of standard CG and compositing applications Unreal, Maya, Houdini, Flame, Nuke, Adobe Creative Suite.
  • A minimum of 5 years Linux, Mac OS and Windows system administration experience including networking and scripting.
  • Object-orientated programming & scripting languages such as C#, C++, Python or MEL are preferred.
  • Experience using version control applications such as Perforce or Git is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of storage and networking, NFS, NAS storage cluster, StorNext file system.
  • 3D rendering workflows including Redshift or other GPU renderers, render farm, and AWS Thinkbox Deadline.
  • Experience with remote working solutions including Leostream, HP Anyware/Teradici.
  • Experience with enterprise management software – JAMF, Altiris, or similar.
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent work experience preferred.

Candidates who seek employment with DET must be available to work any shift in a 24/7 facility.

This position is covered under the Company’s collective bargaining agreement with NABET-CWA.

The pay rate for this role in California is $24.518 to $55.18 per hour. The base pay actually offered may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, among other factors. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. To learn more about our benefits visit:

About Disney Direct to Consumer:

Disney’s Direct to Consumer team oversees the Hulu and Disney+ streaming businesses within Disney Entertainment helping to bring The Walt Disney Company’s best-in-class storytelling to fans and families everywhere.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with 21st Century Fox America, Inc PAY SVC, which is part of a business we call Disney Direct to Consumer.

21st Century Fox America, Inc PAY SVC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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