Data Wrangler

slatevfx is recruiting a Data Wrangler with industry experience to work on current projects. The position is based in our Sydney office at Fox Studios.

Job Description

  • Coordinate client deliveries (outgoing and incoming), both physical deliveries and digital deliveries maintaining logs of all.
  • Convert large volumes of media to various formats, codecs, resolution
  • Manage sequence and shot turnovers to VFX, including all elements and reference plates,
  • Generate count sheets and plate line-up information, entering data into the online shot tracking database (FTrack)
  • Ensuring shot file structure is maintained and adhered to
  • Track editorial issues such as shot lengths, handles, scan requests
  • Be responsible for monitoring disk servers, performing backups/restores, and handling incoming/outgoing data transfers (under the guidance of the Systems Team)
  • Archive electronic files on the Luma network
  • Quality control checks of all VFX shots submitted for delivery;
  • Provide support to artists, as needed

You have:

  • A minimum of 1 years experience as an IO or VFX Data Wrangler
  • Proficient computer skills with particular emphasis on Production Tracking Software and Asset Management and Microsoft Office and Apple/MAC applications.
  • Be proficient with both Windows and Mac. Linus experience is a bonus
  • A strong work ethic
  • A meticulous attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Extensive experience working with editing and compositing software
  • Proficient organisation and management of visual/digital data


  • Understand basic compositing and editorial concepts (After Effects / Final Cut / Avid)
  • Basic command line knowledge
  • Familiarity with various media file formats/codecs

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