Senior CG Generalist


Los Angeles, CA

Full time

Design & Creative

Dec 22

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Founded by Akash Nigam, Evan Rosenbaum and Jake Adams, Genies is the world’s largest avatar technology company and driving force in the creation of digital identities that can be used across platforms. The company is setting the foundation for swift, widespread adaptation of avatars in society and culture through its internationally renowned Avatar Agency and API partnerships. With investors such as NEA (Rick Yang), Bond Capital (Mary Meeker), Bob Iger, Michael Lynton, Breyer Capital, CAA, Tull Investment Group, NetEase, Coinbase Ventures and Dapper Labs, Genies is creating a network of platforms and marketplaces where virtual identities lead the way in digital communication, connection, commercialization, monetization, and self-expression. To date, the technology has been used by the likes of Gucci, FritoLay, GIPHY, Offset, Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, Amanda Nunes, J.Balvin and many more.

Genies is looking for a Senior CG Generalist. The ideal candidate will be an artist who could be deployed in various parts of the pipeline to support different teams depending on the need of the current project.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Have a very good grasp on two or more of the following areas:
  • Animation: Characters or technical (rigging, animation (2D /3D))
  • Lighting (Shading, lighting, render passes, realtime rendering and compositing)
  • Modeling: Characters, props and/or environments (high poly, low poly, UVs, texturing)
  • Technical Generalist (tool creation in different programs, python, C#, blueprints, etc.)
  • VFX (Particle systems, simulations, realtime VFX, etc.)
  • Have a good eye to spot potential issues and suggest solutions.
  • Be able to adapt quickly to tasks very different in nature.
  • Be proactive in production as well as in learning new techniques and software.
  • Be good at communicating and keeping track of the different tasks.

What You Should Have

  • 5+ years of professional experience with the following software
  • General: 3ds Max, Adobe Audition, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Blender, Houdini, Substance Alchemist, Substance Designer 
  • Animation: Maya, Unity, Unreal
  • Lighting: After Effects, Marmoset, Maya, Nuke, Substance Painter, VRay
  • Modeling: Adobe Photoshop, Headus UV Layout (or other UV suite), Marmoset, Maya, Substance Painter, ZBrush
  • Technical Generalist: Python, C#, Maya, Unity, Unreal
  • VFX: 3ds Max, Cinema 4D, Houdini, Unity, Unreal Engine

Here's why you'll love working at Genies:

  • You'll work with a team that you’ll be able to learn from and grow with, including support for your own professional development
  • You'll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product with flexible hours and a work from home policy
  • You'll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of being well funded 
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (Anthem + Kaiser Options Available), Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Competitive salaries for all full time employees 
  • Unlimited paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays, in addition to paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and jury duty leave for full-time employees
  • Health & wellness support through programs such as monthly wellness reimbursement 
  • Working in a brand new, bright, open-environment and fun office space - there’s even a slide! 
  • Choice of MacBook or windows laptop

Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

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