Careers

Interested in joining a team of curious, passionate, and skilled artists? Are you intrigued by the opportunity to explore and collaborate with some of the top creatives in the world? Do you want to put your skills to work creating memorable imagery with advertisers, celebrities and filmmakers?

Most importantly, how do you feel about hanging out with all of the fun and friendly people in our photos? Cause you'll be spending a lot of time with them.

To apply for any of the open positions below, send a resume and cover letter to jobs@niceshoes.com

Open Positions

CG Generalist / Animator

Responsibilities:

  • Handle a broad variety of tasks, but especially previs and camera animation for both CG and VFX projects
  • Handle other tasks like lighting, modeling, texturing, etc. under the direction of the CG Supervisor
  • Work on a small team and take the projects from layout through completion, with a large degree of ownership over the animation as a whole.
  • Work with creative directors to refine assets and address notes.
  • Contribute to pitches and motion tests as needed.
  • Collaborate to develop pipeline and animation tools.

Required Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated and a drive to push the envelope
  • Enthusiasm to work on a small, tight-knit team and composure to give and accept constructive feedback positively

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with FX in Maya or Houdini
  • Experience developing assets for game engines such as Unity or Unreal.
  • Experience with Python and/or MEL scripting for Maya

Creative Technologist

Responsibilities:

  • Develop creative solutions to enhance AR and VR experiences
  • Iterate on rapid prototypes that demonstrate potential experiences
  • Take prototypes to final completion within budget and schedule in a deadline driven atmosphere
  • Partner with a multi-disciplined team to deliver high-quality content in a fast paced environment
  • Push to learn new technologies and share your knowledge of emerging technologies with our team and our clients

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in development for virtual reality, augmented reality or interactive experiences
  • Proficiency with Unreal Engine (Blueprints and C++) Experience with Unity (C#) 
  •  Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting and debugging skills Shipped at least 1 mobile application

Preferred Skills:

  • 3D modeling, texturing, rigging is a plus (Maya and/or C4D)
  • ARKit and ARCore experiments 
  • Interest and/or experience developing for haptic devices and IoT

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