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Kentish Town, London, NW5




Systems Administrator
Come and work with us! 

A new and exciting opportunity with Automatik VFX and our fast emerging London based post production outfit.

Welcome aboard AUTOMATIK VFX, a London & Berlin based boutique VFX studio providing the full spectrum of digital image creation; from fantasy creature animation and sci-fi robots to historical world building and interplanetary environments. 

Operating mostly as the sole vendor we cover everything from conceptual design pre-shoot, through post-vis to the final delivered VFX.  Working closely with the show running VFX Supervisor our department supervisors have a huge creative say in the films and TV shows we create.


You will be incorporating your innovation-driven support on our team working with the latest in VFX software (e.g. Nuke, Maya, etc.), facilitating data management, OS configuration, render farm maintenance, and workstation support, and much more, for a large number of Linux and Windows systems.



  • To liaise directly with the IT department in Germany regarding infrastructure maintenance and development
  • To support the Pipeline TD achieving the pipeline goals
  • To identify problems, develop and implement efficient solutions
  • C++ development, Python scripting
  • Linux server administration
  • Workstation built/upgrade/diagnostics/repair/config/support (hardware and software), relocation/provisioning on a large scale and preparing for new starters according to their profiles, management of artists’ licences
  • Interacting with artists on a daily basis, on the phone and in person.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field
  • Experience with Linux/Unix, Windows, Mac OS
  • Hands-on hardware experience; builds, upgrades, repair
  • Solid experience of system development in a Linux or other Unix-like environment in either C, C++ or Python
  • Advanced scripting knowledge (Powershell, Bash, or Python)
  • Understanding of fundamental data structures and their performance characteristics
  • Understanding of colour spaces and colour pipelines
  • Experience in TCP/IP networking, Firewalls, VPN Tunnels and Secure Authentication.

We look forward to receiving your application! 

To Apply:

Please click the 'apply' button to send your CV and a cover letter via grapevinejobs.

To learn more about us please visit www.automatik-vfx.com