CG Asset Artists (Modeling & Texture Painting)

Responsibilities:

  • Modeling of characters, props and environments.
  • Creation and manipulation of UV maps.
  • Texture painting and mapping.
  • Collaborating with a group of technical staff to establish a workflow and a pipeline for facilitating the texturing process.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of professional work experience in CG commercial projects.
  • At least a Diploma holder or equivalent qualifications.
  • Proficient in the use of Photoshop and Autodesk Maya.
  • Familiarity with other CG software i.e. 3D Studio Max, Mudbox or ZBrush, is an added advantage.
  • Able to communicate in a professional and friendly manner with co-workers.
  • Must be able to multi task and handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Strong knowledge of figure anatomy and the underlying biomechanics structure of a variety of characters.
  • Good understanding of polygonal mesh flow and how it relates to deformation.

 

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Lead, CG Asset Artist (Modeling & Texture Painting)

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate CGI assets and resources.
  • Act as a mentor and guide the team members.
  • Review asset submissions from the team members and control the quality of work.
  • Modeling of characters, props and environments.
  • Creation and manipulation of UV maps.
  • Texture painting and mapping.
  • Collaborating with a group of technical staff to establish a workflow and a pipeline for facilitating the texturing process.

Requirements:

  • At least 3-5 years of professional work experience in CG commercial projects.
  • At least a Diploma holder or equivalent qualifications.
  • Proficient in the use of Photoshop and Autodesk Maya.
  • Familiarity with other CG software i.e. 3D Studio Max, Mudbox or ZBrush, is an added advantage.
  • Management skills on assets and resources. Ability to prioritize and assign tasks for the asset team to meet production deadlines.
  • Able to communicate in a professional and friendly manner with co-workers.
  • Must be able to multi task and handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Able to judge asset work technically and creatively.
  • Strong knowledge of figure anatomy and the underlying biomechanics structure of a variety of characters.
  • Good understanding of polygonal mesh flow and how it relates to deformation. Must be able to provide feedback to modeling team on mesh topology to meet rigging deformation requirements.
  • An eye for detail and the ability to troubleshoot and solve rig issues for artists from various disciplines.

 

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Conceptual Artists

Responsibilities:

  • To work on conceptual design and illustration of characters, props and locations.
  • Delivery of detailed drawings of characters, props and locations for 3D production.
  • To determine colour schemes and textural attributes for the characters, props and locations.
  • Provide model sheets/2D turnarounds of the designs.
  • Storyboarding based on the film scripts (optional).

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years’ professional work experience in at least one of the following areas: drawing comics, drawing animals, character design, location design etc. A good cartoonist is a must.
  • At least a Diploma holder or equivalent qualifications.
  • Must able to work well under pressure, and follow schedules closely.
  • Ability to multi-task and respond fast to the retakes.
  • Proficient in Digital painting softwares such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrators, and/or Painter. (Note: Having traditional drawing skills are not enough.)
  • A comprehensive portfolio is essential.
  • Able to communicate in a professional and friendly manner with co-workers.

 

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System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Introducing and integrating new technologies into existing data center environments.
  • Being responsible for the security of the company’s IT environment.
  • Ensuring that the network and storage infrastructure is always up and running.
  • Performing regular backups of office and production files.
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software.
  • Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems.
  • Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software.
  • Being responsible for technical issues with company e-mail, ftp and web server.
  • Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords, etc.
  • Answering technical queries and troubleshooting any IT problems reported by co-workers.
  • Tuning up system performance.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to work well under pressure, and always follow schedule.
  • Diploma or Degree holder in the field of Computer Engineering or Information Technologies.
  • 2–5 years of system administration experience.
  • Able to communicate in a professional and friendly manner with co-workers.
  • Self-starter, energetic, strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Detail-oriented and able to handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner.

 

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Project Coordinators

Responsibilities:

  • Closely monitor the project’s progress during the development of the full range of production assets for a show, and know its status at any given moment.
  • Update the production schedule for various important processes in the production pipeline.
  • To work closely with the Production Manager to ensure all production team members complete their assignments on schedule, and pursue targets with timely reminders when anyone falls behind.
  • Arrange meetings for production staff to keep abreast of production matters.
  • Organize the relevant important information and circulate it promptly to the Management and the Production Crew Supervisors & Leads, both within Sparky and with those of third party collaborators.
  • Correspond with the involved parties, via e-mail or instant messaging, with up to the minute information.
  • Organize and consolidate all production materials provided by the client at the FTP site.
  • Organize and consolidate all our production materials and deliverables and prepare them for submission to the client via the FTP site.
  • To work closely with the Production Supervisors & Leads to understand any production problems that arise and liaise with the client to present the issues convincingly before them and follow through until the problems are resolved without delay.
  • Coordinate more than one project at the same time, multi-tasking between them.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in similar capacity.
  • At least a Diploma holder or equivalent qualifications.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure, and follow closely to the schedule.
  • Good organizational, planning and project management skills.
  • Able to multi-task, work independently and prioritize workloads effectively.
  • Excellent spoken and written skills in English, ability to converse in Mandarin and Malay will be preferred.
  • Self-motivated, independent and target-oriented.

 

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