Visual Effects Artist

Responsibilities:

  • To work with Visual Effect Lead to design and create various effects for different projects
  • Setup for simulating and generating special effects using animation controls and dynamics
  • Developing software programme for automating the creation process of generating special effects

Requirements:

  • At least 3 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
  • Able to communicate in a professional and friendly manner with co-workers
  • A degree, diploma, or equivalent qualification from a visual effect program is preferred
  • Eager and fast learner with strong desire to take on challenges
  • Able to work in a dynamic team and communicate efficiently with teammates as well as co-workers
  • Fresh graduates who have above skill sets and mindsets are welcome to apply as Junior VFX Artists or VFX Freelancers

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Asset Artist (Modeling & Texturing 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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3D Animator

Responsibilities:

  • Produce complex body motions and facial animation sequences for humanoid & animal characters
  • Devise and develop effective setup for generating a wide range of motions of characters & props
  • Producing lively and appealing character animation by interpreting the key sequences depicted in given storyboards
  • To generate character animation cycles with personality
  • May have to devote moderate effort in animation blocking

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of extensive experience in 3D Character Animation
  • A degree, diploma, or equivalent qualification from an animation program is preferred
  • 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
  • Although character setup is not required on the job, basic knowledge in character setup is preferred
  • Programming and technical knowledge is NOT required

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We are now hiring!!

Sparky Animation Malaysia and Sparky Entertainment India, are now hiring suitable candidates for an array of positions. Check out the “Career” page on our website for more information. Please note that only selected candidates will be notified.

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Sparky’s services to Cartoon Network’s “Bill & Tony” wins at Asian Academy Awards 2018!

Sparky Animation was involved in the production of a recent award winning animated series!

Cartoon Network’s “Bill & Tony” recently won 2 awards at the Asian Academy Awards for “Best 3D Animated Programme or Series” and “Best Children’s Animated Programme or Series”.

The Asian Academy Awards is the region’s version of the International Emmy Awards that was held at a gala ceremony in Singapore on 6th December 2018.

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/12/07/asia/asia-awards-intl/index.html

Cartoon Network’s comical adventures of Bill & Tony is a non-verbal comedy adventure series that has distinct Claymation style. Sparky Animation was involved in the production of “Bill & Tony”, from Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Layout, Animation, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing & Effects.

Click here for more information.

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sparky December 14, 2018 0 Comments

Sparky’s feature on BBC News!

Sparky Animation was featured on BBC News during their coverage of ‘Dinosaur Train’ and how Asia is making waves in animation. For full details, click on http://www.bbc.com/news/business-35808684

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Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave premieres this holiday weekend on Sprout!

Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave; a fun-filled series bubbling with adventures and games featuring three loveable and playful friends, will premiere on Sprout (US) on 14th February 2015! Presented as a modern game show spectacular for kids, viewers are invited to join in their fun as they embark on every new and exciting day trip.
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave is a co-production with Collingwood O’Hare, and in association with Sparky Animation, US broadcaster Sprout & Bejuba! Entertainment.

For more information on the series, please visit our ‘Projects’ page at
https://sparkyanim.com/ruff-ruff-tweet-and-dave/

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sparky March 16, 2015 0 Comments

Disney’s Hit TV Series, Doc McStuffins!

Sparky Animation lent its creative juices on a work-for-hire basis in the asset creation, animation, effects and rendering of ‘Doc McStuffins’ Seasons 1 to 4.

Disney’s Doc McStuffins is a hit children’s TV series about a girl who can “fix” toys, with help from her stuffed animal friends.

Click here to view the project.

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Ryan Higa in the house!

Sparky Animation was humbled by the visit of YouTube sensation, Ryan Higa! During his brief stint in Singapore, Ryan dropped by the studio for a tour of the facilities.

Ryan Higa, also known by his YouTube username Nigahiga, is an American YouTube celebrity, actor, comedian, and producer of Japanese descent. Higa’s videos are either solo efforts or videos with other people such as KevJumba. He’s known for his YouTube comedy videos, which have been viewed over 1.7 billion times. As of May 2014, Higa’s YouTube channel, Nigahiga, has over 12 million subscribers.

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sparky September 24, 2014 0 Comments