Sparky Entertainment is looking for a VFX Artist

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Responsibilities of a VFX Artist 

  • Produce appealing and splendid visual effect finals for a wide range of show genres.

  • Design and develop physically or semi-physically accurate simulations (smoke, water, fire, dust, weather, etc.) while respecting the technical and aesthetic standards of a project

  • Devise creative solutions and apply practical approaches to various special effects, including the creation of dynamic textures, using deformers, utilizing paint FX or hair/cloth dynamics and even taking advantage of compositing FX, etc.

  • Set up lighting and render layers for FX components and composite with layers from lighting department into the final result

  • Optimize and troubleshoot simulation, rendering and compositing issues in a fast-paced environment

  • To be able to discuss the technical and artistic requirements of the effects in an organized and competent manner, with the supervisory staff

Requirements

  • At least 4 years of extensive experience in design and generating special effects

  • Proficient in Autodesk Maya Dynamics and Fluids

  • Proficient in Realflow or Naiad

  • Proficient in Adobe After Effects and Fusion. Experience with compositing plugins and packages will be advantageous

  • Eager and fast learner with a strong desire to take on challenges

  • Able to work in a dynamic team and communicate efficiently with teammates as well as co-workers

Apply Here  

Sparky Entertainment is looking for a VFX Artist to join our team! Visual Effects Artist Jobs in Chennai- India, Send in your showreel and CV to jobs-in@sparkyanim.com

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Flicked Up – The Ultimate Time Killer Game

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Flicked Up is an exciting physics puzzle game, where the player takes control of a ball and flicks it into a destination bowl. The game employs a simple flick control, yet has more than 100 interesting and challenging levels to play with.

The game is extremely simple – drop the ball into the destination bowl in a single flick against obstacles like bombs, jump pads, glass floors, cannons and spikes.

Every level has a unique solution and the challenge gets crazy and fun as you go up levels.The game is designed and developed by Sparky Entertainment Private Limited.

The Features

120 Super challenging levels (60 Free levels and 60 Purchasable levels).

– Easy Flick Control.

– 12 level packs with 10 interesting levels in each pack.

– Aim for three stars in every level for a higher star count

– Use your stars to unlock higher level packs.

– Purchase premium levels to disable the ads in the game.

– Designed exclusively for pastime fun.

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Sparky Entertainment is looking for a Lead VFX Artist

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Responsibilities of a Lead VFX Artist 

  • To work closely with VFX Supervisor, Project Manager and Coordinator to meet production schedule

  • To design and create master effects that would envision the direction for various CG Shows

  • To lead and assist a team of diversified artists to achieve targets and production delivery

  • To investigate and provide solutions to both creative and technical problems for team members

  • To coordinate with different departments and technical staff to optimize resources, workflow and enhance VFX Pipeline for different CG Shows

  • To be open to receiving and giving constructive feedback

  • To support and provide insights for VFX Supervisor/Manager to plan production effectively

Requirements

  • Possess at least 7 years of experience in VFX Industry

  • Possess at least 3 years of experience as Lead/Supervisor with proven track record of delivering high quality shows. Demonstrate good leadership under different production challenges

  • Able to work and deliver under very tight schedules. Able to multi-task and handle multiple projects at the same time

  • Strong balance of both artistic aspects and technical solving skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Maya, Maya Dynamics/Fluid System, Realflow. Having good knowledge of Houdini is a plus

  • Proficient in compositing software such as After Effect, Nuke and Fusion

  • Positive attitude and strong desire for high quality work. Attention to details and a sharp eye for quality are highly required

  • Great communicator and able to explain ideas in simple terms that is easy to be understood by artists. Able to liaise with coordinators and other department members effectively

  • Familiarity with FumeFX, PullDownIt, Krakatoa, Afterburn etc will be an added advantage

  • Knowledge about MEL Scripting or Python will be a plus

Apply Here  

Sparky Entertainment is looking for a Lead VFX Artist to join our team! Lead Visual Effects Artist Jobs in Chennai- India, Send in your showreel and CV to jobs-in@sparkyanim.com

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Sparky Entertainment is Hiring!

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Sparky Entertainment is Hiring!

Sparky Entertainment is Hiring! Make your best ever career decision today!


Sparky is one of the pioneers in the arena of CG animation in Chennai. We deliver exceptional services predominantly in 3D Character Animation, Layout, VFX, 3D Modeling, Texturing, 3D Lighting and Compositing.

Below are some of our active positions, make your best-ever CAREER decision today by applying for a position that suits you best!

1. 3D Character Animator
Experience: Minimum
4 Years in industry

2.
Layout Artist
Experience: Minimum
1 Years in industry

3.
VFX Artist
Experience: Minimum
3 Years in industry

4. 3D Modeling
and Texturing Artists
Experience: Minimum
2 Years in industry

5. 3D Lighting and Compositing Artists
Experience: Minimum
3 Years in industry

6. Production Coordinator
Experience: Minimum
2 Years in industry

7. Pipeline Developer
Experience: Minimum
2 Years in industry

8. Python Developer
Experience: Minimum
1 Years 

9. PHP Developer
Experience: Minimum 2
Years

10. Game Developer
Experience:
Minimum 5 Years in industry

11. Game Designer
Experience:
Minimum 5 Years in industry

12. Game Tester
Experience: Minimum 5 Years in industry

13. UI/UX Designer
Experience: Minimum 5 Years in industry

Note: Salary not a constraint for the right candidate

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Type of Position: Full-time permanent

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs-in@sparkyanim.com
and specify the position in the email subject line.

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How Chennai-based Sparky Entertainment is creating a boom in the industry
Sparky Entertainment India Team

Sparky Entertainment India Team

“Since its inception not long back, Chennai-based Sparky Animation has made a name of its own. We spoke to the CEO KC Wong to take a dekko at their journey so far”.

1. The Indian arm of Sparky Animation has just completed a year, how has the journey been?

The Sparky Entertainment journey has been memorable in India. We have expanded from a team of 15 to a team of 110 now. We are looking to expand to a larger team of 3D animators and more in the next six months. The digital gaming division of Sparky has kicked off too and we are looking at creating some interesting work in the coming days.

2. The animation industry has been witnessing a sudden boom at the moment. How is this boom going to benefit Sparky Animation in Chennai?

It is definitely going to be positive. Considering the fact that we have done well even when the prospects in the industry were low, this boom is a great sign to our animation studio in Chennai and also an opportunity to create more animation jobs for candidates.

We will have more people interested in animation jobs, which in turn will give us a surplus set of fresh resources for our animation studio. We are fortunate that we already have an animation team that knows the in and out of the work structure. So, fresh recruits will have a good and realistic learning spell, working alongside an experienced set of people.

3. How has the talent pool from India benefited the organisation?

We have always been careful in selecting our employees. We are particular to only pick the best animators from the lot. It has been the same with the selection of the team in India and we are proud to say that we have some of the best talents.

Our animation team in Chennai has people working from across India, from different cultural backgrounds, which by itself means that we have meticulously been looking through every nook and corner of the country to handpick the best animators.

Sparky Entertainment has always held the reputation of balancing both quality and time. Our animation team in India has been successfully holding up that reputation.

4. How strong is Sparky Entertainment in terms of resource power? Is the recruitment drive still on?

At the moment, our team of 110 includes 3D animators, texture artists, lighting artists, VFX artists, game developers, game designers and game artists.

Yes, the recruitment drive is still on. In fact, we are looking for major expansion across all fields in animation. Sparky has been on a constant hunt for talents from the day we started operations in India. Our plans are huge and we need a big animation team for that.

Sparky Entertainment CEO KC Wong in conversation with the team

CEO KC Wong in conversation with the team

5. What has changed since the time of inception?

Like any animation company in India, we started off as an ambitious start-up that aspired to make it big. Over the last decade, we have seen major ups and downs, but have always looked at concentrating on quality work, keeping in mind how important timely delivery is.

The results have been tremendous and we are proud to be one of the most sought after animation companies in India as well as Southeast Asia. It is solely because of the sheer hard work, persistence and dedication of the team, backed by a highly supportive and experienced management team and the constant motivation that we have received from each other.

6. The last time we spoke, you had mentioned that you were going to venture into games. How much have you progressed with that?

We have set up a young and vibrant gaming team and have already completed about ten games for mobiles. The digital games are currently available on Android and iOS platforms.

We are looking to explore different genres and are also looking at eventually venturing into massively multiplayer games. We also have plans of converting existing animation IPs of Sparky into interactive digital games.

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One of the members of Sparky taking a session with students

7.  Being one of the leading names in the animation field is a responsibility. How do you look to contribute to the industry?

The animation industry has proven to be healthy and full of scope if you embrace it with passion. As mentioned in the question, we believe it is our responsibility to give budding animators a clear insight on what they can expect from the industry and how it could shape their career. The Sparky team has therefore decided to invite animation institutes to visit our studio in Chennai and catch a glimpse of how the industry works. We have also decided to send experts of various fields of animation from our team to conduct seminars and share their experiences to shape the minds and skills of the artists right at the threshold. This is extremely important because the real industry is completely different from what is taught in institutions. Such industrial visits and seminars will give young artists more confidence about their career.

8. Where is Sparky Entertainment heading? What are we going to see in the near future?

We have big plans. We are currently in the process of building a strong and competitive team. We’ve got many exciting projects in the pipeline. We are also looking to set up a parallel track to produce our own concepts and bring them to life.

Now that our gaming division is also setting a good standard for itself, we are not going to settle for less. With a constantly motivated team and a wonderful work environment, we will be always striving to raise the bars higher and higher.

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Top Casual Google Play and iPhone Game of 2017

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Circling is an addictive game, free fun game to play, casual game – one of the best games among all casual games developed by Sparky Entertainment. This exciting casual game, which is touted to be one of the best casual games in the world, has a character running game in endless circles around a circular ring. The objective of this casual game is to collect stars that spawn around the circumference of the circle run while making sure they evade the obstacles that come their way.

It is one of those amazing games that is both exciting and works with simple controls like ‘tap and hold’, which makes it one of the best free games available in the popular games market.

Collect as many stars as possible to unlock interesting skins that make this circle runner game interesting and the coolest game ever.

Features of the casual game:

  • Extremely easy fun game to play, casual game with simple controls.

  • This addictive circle run game is free to play.

  • Keep running around the spinning circle – so simple, yet so addictive – an ultimate time pass delight.

  • Collect as many stars as possible, spinning around the circle game to unlock more skins

  • Install now to experience a smooth and addictive game play.

Sparky Entertainment: Best mobile games of 2017

Do you want to play some cool and fun games? Do you dig awesome free games? Do you like playing funny games with funny characters?

Download and install all games developed by Sparky Entertainment to enjoy a thrilling experience playing some of the best casual games in the world.

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