Glasgow, G3, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract
Currently Axis are expanding their CG teams and are seeking an IT TECHNICIAN to join the tech support team in a freelance basis on site in Glasgow. The role requires an experienced technician, with a broad background supporting different kinds of technologies.
You’ll be a personable, pro-active, self starter who thrives working in a fast paced environment, capable of handling operational tasks in support of both general IT systems and in the operation of render farm systems. With good communication skills as well as analytical and problem-solving abilities, the ideal candidate will have an understanding and/or appreciation of the challenging nature of the animation/VFX industry and the ability to perform under pressure.
This is an initial 3 month freelance contract, but for the right candidate, longer opportunities may be available.
The IT Technician will work alongside the IT Manager and Render Manager and will be responsible for installing and maintaining computer systems within Axis Animation in Glasgow and AxisVFX in Bristol and generally servicing the IT infrastructure needs of our growing business.
CentOS / Redhat Linux
Samba and NFS configuration in multiplatform environment
Windows 7 Pro
Windows Server OS and Active Directory
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS :
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.