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Training Technical Specialist

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10035252 Location Sydney, Australia Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Dec. 21, 2022

Job Summary:

ILM Sydney’s Studio Talent Group is seeking a Training Technical Specialist to perform two key roles: 1) to maintain Training’s hardware and computing environment to ensure that we are prepared to provide effective training for ILM’s global studios and 2) maintain and develop the Studio Talent Group’s tool set, including our internal technical documentation Content Management System. 

This challenging position will offer the opportunity to discover, develop, and expand one’s skills in a dynamic, diverse, and supportive environment. 

What You’ll Do

  • Support and enhance Confluence, ILM’s technical content management system, including new releases/upgrades as necessary

  • Work with developers in Production Engineering and Information Systems to ensure Confluence is working as it should

  • Maintain resources and standards for Training. Coordinate with technical staff in all ILM Studios to determine the needs for Training’s environment. 

  • Quickly and efficiently perform all tasks as directed, assisting the trainers with scripts/software, resource updates, departmental procedures, and so on

  • Facilitate integration of new software, hardware and procedures into ILM & show specific pipelines as needed

  • Maintain our tool suite, including new releases/upgrades as necessary

  • Maintain and update Wordpress sites including STG’s site, ilm-online, and survey tools, ensuring content is current and relevant

  • Post vidcaps/recordings to Confluence after Speaker Series presentations

  • Provide media updates to the ILM Production Workflow document

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree, plus 1 year of related experience

  • Familiarity with film production/post production and computer graphics

  • Aesthetic eye and/or artistic background highly desired

  • Proven knowledge of and experience with Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Strong scripting language (e.g., Python) and programming language (e.g., Python, C/C++, Java) is a must

  • Knowledge of, and experience with, 3D modeling/animation software (i.e. Maya)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse personalities

  • Strong time management skills; Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Proven ability to work autonomously and in team settings


At Lucasfilm/ILM we believe that diversity, inclusion and belonging are integral to our company. We are at our best when our people at all levels reflect the vast life experiences of our audiences, and we thrive when ideas and decisions from all are valued and represented. If you are passionate about the role, but don't fit every criteria of the posting, we encourage you to still apply. We want to hear your story.

About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

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 with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. 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 ILM (Australia) Pty. Ltd., which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

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