Founded in 1979, ICON Health & Fitness is the world's largest fitness manufacturer. We are known best by our best-in-class consumer fitness brands (NordicTrack, ProForm, Gold's Gym, FreeMotion, Weslo, Weider, and iFit) that are distributed through hundreds of the world's best retailers.
We create the tools, technology, and equipment to help everyone from elite athletes focused on their next big day, to beginners getting ready for day one, to move more, move better and move forward.
At Icon Health and Fitness, we are proud to offer competitive compensation as well as the following benefits:
Competitive compensation package with growth based on performance
Full benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance)
401(k) with company match
Paid time off
Discounts on Icon products
Discounts at local retail stores
Free onsite fitness center
Onsite massage therapist
Applicants are asked to please provide a link to a portfolio of work for review. Please also provide a list of similar work experience and applicable references.
We are looking for a talented VFX artist to join our team of editors, designers, and programmers. iFIT, part of the ICON Health and Fitness family of fitness companies is looking for a highly-skilled video graphics creator who can help bring our well-established video platform to the next level.
iFIT creates the most diverse workout experience on the planet. We provide our users with regular content that features running, mountain biking, rowing, mountaineering and studio class content, among other categories. Some of our most recent successes include summiting Mount Kilimanjaro and completing the Head of the Charles Regatta with a team of olympic athletes.
We need an artist who can implement video graphics to help us tell our story and enhance the viewing experience through sports-related infographics, educational infographics, and specialty sizzle reel effects. We are looking for new and original work. You must have a knack for transforming ideas into fluid animations and rich effects. A high degree of familiarity with industry standard tools is a must.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following.
Create, manage and optimize VFX assets for sizzle reels and series content
Collaborate with artists, programmers and editors to create series-specific graphics that are on brand and enhance the overall interactive nature of each streaming video series.
Optimize VFX effects to fit design and technical constraints of user interface
Maintain and adhere to a consistent art style as required by creative director or project lead
Provide creative and technical assistance on deadline
Develop, update and optimize workflows and tool chains
Cultivate an organized and disciplined workflow
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum 2 years of experience with VFX work in a similar position and a balanced portfolio
Extensive knowledge of 3DS Max, Maya, Houdini, After Effects or other VFX authoring packages
A cultivated aesthetic sense and an eye for detail
Familiarity with rendering engines like V-Ray
Technical knowledge and expertise in creating visual effects and rendering pipelines
Sound knowledge of lighting and particle effects
Ability to interpret and transform abstract ideas into compelling effects
Experience and knowledge of animation techniques
A high level of comfort with scripting tools
Ability to accept feedback and implement suggestions
Ability to work under pressure and deliver on deadlines
Must be able to create new original designs that enhance the brand's standard of excellence
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Experience for all would be bachelor's degree or equivalent training
Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure using whole numbers and common fraction.
Must have great people skills. Able to handle stressful situations. Must have a positive attitude.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
As needed for position. May require a valid driver's license.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Typical office environment
Your employment at ICON is "at will". You and the company each have the right to terminate the employment relationship at any time for any cause or for no cause at all. Nothing but an express written contract signed by you and a Vice President of this Company can modify this "employment at will" arrangement.
"We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law."
Icon Health & Fitness Inc