Render Wrangler

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • Applications have closed

Jellyfish Pictures

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

Jellyfish are looking for a Render Wrangler to come and support our growing animation.

Rendering is the vital process of turning computer data into a sequence of viewable images. We are looking for someone to join our team who has an interest in the animation/vfx industry to assist our render supervisor in achieving this.

This is the perfect entry level role for those who are considering a career in animation/vfx. This position takes direction from the render supervisor and will allow you to sink your teeth into the more technical side of the creative visual process.

  • Monitor and control the rendering process.
  • Monitor the render queue to maximize resource efficiency.
  • Handle job priorities, liasing with Production to meet deadlines.
  • Troubleshoot and optimise rendering resources.
  • Diagnose and resolve render farm issues.
  • Identify and report trends and potential problems.
  • Work with production/render supervisor to forecast render resource needs and priorities.
  • Attend necessary departmental and team meetings.


Essential requirements

  • Troubleshooting skills.
  • Display good communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable on new tools and techniques.
  • Confident knowledge of a scripting language (such as Python).
  • Some working knowledge of any render management software.
  • Good knowledge of Office programs or similar (MS, Libre, Google, etc.).


  • Experience in CG industry is preferred.


About Us

Founded in 2001, Jellyfish Pictures has grown from the original “two-man band” into an internationally recognised operation. Known for their world-class animation and VFX, beautifully rendered imagery and multi-platform content, Jellyfish’s critically acclaimed work has earned them multiple awards. These include EMMY, BAFTA, highly sought-after VES Awards, and several other accolades.

Their VFX credits include the latest addition to Lucasfilm’s Star Wars saga, The Book of Boba Fett, as well as various blockbuster movies in the franchise. The team has recently completed work on BBC’s This is Going to Hurt adding to their numerous TV Drama credits.

In Animation, Jellyfish are currently partnered with Netflix working on a highly anticipated Roald Dahl animated project. DreamWorks Animation’s Spirit: Untamed, How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming and several series of top-rated children’s shows are also part of their high end CG animation repertoire.

Come join a team of super talented artists!


Jellyfish believes in nurturing a community of talent to create compelling worlds that people want to spend time in. At the forefront of our work, lies extraordinary artists.

As an equal opportunity employer, we pledge to embed a diverse and inclusive workforce, to encourage growth, creativity and to push boundaries so that you can do what you love best. We take accountability to ensure our recruitment process is based on merit alone, without regard to ethnicity, age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation/preference, national origin, religion, or any other category protected by law.

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the interview process by contacting our talent team.

On a mission to build a visionary environment and champion cultural expression, we are conscious of our responsibility to not only reflect this practise in our clients and staff, but to the wider communities, and world around us. Jellyfish are currently working toward B Corp certification to create a fairer, more sustainable, eco-conscious business. Stay tuned for progress on this journey!”