Cinematic CFX Artist

CG · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department CG
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

IGG's CG/VFX Team is looking for a Cinematic CFX artist to support our game trailers/videos.  The position requires collaborating with discipline leads and other team members to meet deadlines while observing the existing style and technical restraints. Artistic/Technical talent, experience, effective communication and teamwork are essential components of a successful applicant.


IGG Canada is a premium mobile game and video production studio located at 5 East 8th Ave. Vancouver, Canada. With spectacular views of the downtown skyline, coastal mountains and English Bay, our new studio is spacious, high-tech and inspiring.

IGG Canada is a division of IGG - I Got Games, a global interactive digital entertainment company that specializes in the development of and operation of Mobile Games. Established in 2006, IGG was founded with the aim of becoming a leading massively multiplayer game publisher and developer. The company has rapidly expanded its global operations, through strategic partnerships with popular gaming platforms such as Facebook, iOS, Amazon, Google Play, Kongregate and many others. IGG currently operates studios in China, Philippines, Singapore, the U.S. and Canada which opened its doors in 2013.

If you're passionate about creating mobile games that reach millions of players around the world and are interested in becoming an integral member of our Canadian team of superheroes, we want to hear from you!


Two of our works for you to watch:

1. Time Princess Dress Up!: https://youtu.be/iyKGl0zQPxo

2. Lords Mobile x Saint Seiya:  https://youtu.be/PCGdjnCreYM


Responsibilities: 

  • Set up and run simulations for shot production; troubleshoot and provide revision based on the feedback from supervisor or client
  • Model shot and/or cleans existing hair/cloth simulations
  • Apply and simulate clothing, hair or other accessories (necklaces, earrings, hairbands etc ) requiring technical animation.
  • Deliver simulated geometry to the production pipeline for further processing.
  • Support pipeline animation principles, timing, and departmental interdependencies
  • Communicate and partner with the CG team on an ongoing basis regarding updates, changes, and general status updates
  • Find creative solutions to streamline the character creation workflow throughout the pipeline.
  • Assist with the rigging team when needed.
  • Other duties assigned by the team


Qualifications:


  • 3 years of experience in film/animation/game CG/VFX
  • Advanced knowledge of Maya, experience with Houdini is preferred
  • Able to work independently with minimal daily supervision as well as in a team environment
  • Please send in a link of your most recent demo reel with a shot breakdown


Position type: permanent or others to be discussed


Compensation Package for permanent employees:

  • Comprehensive benefits after 3 months include extended health, dental, vision & prescription coverage.
  • Paid Vacation + paid Sick days: 18 days(accumulated and based on percentage earning)
  • Active Living Benefits (such as Fitness Memberships, Registration fees for team sports reimbursement) after 3 months
  • Training and development fee reimbursement after 3 months
  • Dependent Child Benefit
  • Paid Holiday Closure between Christmas & New Year week
  • Statutory paid holidays
  • RRSP matching after 1 year
  • Monthly Commute Allowance after 3 months
  • Monthly Team lunch


Perks for permanent employees:

  • On-site car and Bike Parking
  • Work hours: 10 am to 6 pm with 1 hour paid lunch.
  • Foosball & Pool Tables on site
  • Gym on site
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Child Gift
  • Lots of snacks, drinks  available
  • Random extra Bonus/Gifts
  • Referral Bonus


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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    CG
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced