Wrangler – IT Graduates

Posted Tuesday 22 Jun 2021

Weta Digital is looking for enthusiastic individuals with customer service experience to join its  Wrangler team in IT. Wrangling is an important support position that is unique to the film and visual effects industry, involved with rendering, data processing and delivering our VFX work to clients.

Wrangling is an excellent entry-level option for recent graduates interested in an IT career development path at Weta Digital.

What the job involves:

  • Assisting Production in day-to-day deliverables to our clients and other internal departments.
  • Working with our artists in their rendering support needs – investigating technical problems, troubleshooting.
  • Attending to data related requests – such as moving/sorting, processing and ingesting data.

What you would bring with you:

  • Be an excellent communicator and team player.
  • Familiarity with Linux (or any other UNIX.)
  • Willingness to do shift work and variable hours; between 40 - 50 per week.
  • BSc/MSc or equivalent knowledge and experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business IT or Digital Media Design (Animation, Digital Art, 3D Modelling, Web Development.)

Desirable skills you may also bring:

  • Basic understanding of machine hardware components, networking and system monitoring tools.
  • Experience with a scripting language such as Python or Bash.
  • Data analysis and graphing.

Weta Digital offers a flexible, creative, dynamic and supportive environment, and the opportunity to work with leading-edge technology, within one of New Zealand’s largest private data centres. We are an equal-opportunity organisation who value diversity.

Due to the Covid-19 border restrictions, Weta is currently looking for candidates living and able to work in Wellington, New Zealand only.

Click here for more info and to apply