Bristol, United Kingdom
Job type: Freelance
Axis Animation are undergoing an explosive expansion and seeking a PERFORCE SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR to join the tech support team on an ongoing basis on site in our Glasgow studio.
You’ll be a personable, pro-active, self starter who will thrive in a fast paced environment. Working with the Head of IT you will design, implement and support a Perforce-based workflow within a real-time animation / game development environment. As a member of the tech support team you will liaise with R&D and Production to support artists and developers throughout the production lifecycle.
The role is based in Glasgow and applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.
3 or more years in a technical position
Strong Perforce skillset
Systems administration proficiency in Windows and/or Linux environments
Support and troubleshooting experience on Windows
Ability to respond to competing demands of IT, Production and R&D
Degree in Computing Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Physics, Maths or related field, or equivalent work experience
Experience supporting a games development environment (CryEngine, Unreal)
Familiarity with 3D animation workflows (Maya, 3DSMax)
Good communication, documentation and interpersonal skills
Networking and authentication (TCP/IP, DNS, AD / LDAP)
Coding / scripting familiarity (Python, Bash, Ruby, C++)
Flexibility and adaptability in a fast moving environment
Founded in 2000, Axis is an award-winning, international studio of directors, designers, artists, animators, writers and producers that creates content for the biggest names in video games, film, television, commercials and online entertainment.
As a creative team we go out of our way to get under the skin of every project and deliver beyond client expectations. We are passionate about our craft, and we challenge ourselves to leave a lasting impression with every piece of work.
No matter the client, brand, genre or delivery platform, our creative output is distinctive, engaging and entertaining.
Accordingly Axis has won numerous industry accolades, including: a prestigious Cannes Gold Lions Award, New York Festival Awards, D&AD nominations, London International Awards, Promax Awards and a Best Animation BAFTA.
In 2014, Axis were proud to receive the Queen's Award for Enterprise, a highly prestigious honour bestowed by Her Majesty The Queen only to businesses that display the highest levels of excellence.