Lead CG Engineer at the LEGO Group

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Permanent Placement

The LEGO Group - København

Are you an experienced CG engineer that can develop the pipeline, production tools, and workflows that meet our 3D artists needs and help us deliver The LEGO Group’s digital visualization content solutions?
Here you can create solutions making a real difference. Join our unique space and become part of agile working product teams. Play and have fun!


This role is anchored in our CG platform product team. The role includes handling tasks such as design, technical architecture, proof of concept, implementation & roll out of tooling for 3D artist across the company. We are pursuing a flexible design and a marketing process that uses VFX, animation and gaming standards to enable our creators to achieve the full potential of their work through state-of-the-art tooling.


Core Responsibilities:

  • provide solutions to bring the Product Managers vison to life in line with key business strategy as well as offering solutions on future business needs for 3D tooling
  • take lead on all technical solution alignment, both internally and with other product teams
  • support and enhance current workflows and pipeline
  • design/testing/documenting of future tools and pipeline requirements
  • solve problems and implement solutions
  • review code and offer constructive feedback
  • attend daily department meetings as required
  • engage with the users & customers to fully understand their needs and deliver the best solutions
  • to be able to work autonomously and within the team to deliver on business aligned objectives and roadmap

Play your part in our team succeeding

As part of our Product Development Technology organization, you will work as a trusted member of the CG product team. A team consisting of skilled and experienced engineers together with the Product Manager in helping define the visual quality, mature the existing pipeline & tools but also help design, and implement new tools and pipeline to meet our customers future content needs.
This is a great opportunity to help build the future for CG image creation in the LEGO Group. You will also align closely with our Principal Engineers, Solution Architects, and Product Managers in other product teams & key areas of the business.

Do you have what it takes?
The candidate for Lead CG Engineer, has experience in designing and creating systems, tools, and assets for production, plus extensive technical knowledge of common production pipeline requirements. Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science or Engineering related field is preferred, alternatively equivalent training/working experience within the field, is accepted.

In addition, you have:
  • 5 + years in a VFX/animation/games tools or pipeline engineering role
  • experience with 3D pipeline integrations (Python, C++, third-party APIs)
  • ability to collaborate and offer solutions with great problem-solving skills
  • hands-on experience implementing modern software architectural principles and patterns (test-driven development, domain-driven design, microservices, etc)
  • strong written & verbal communication skills (English)
  • advanced knowledge of Maya
  • experience working in a technical leadership role on one or more agile teams in a product model
Due to your personality, you are willing to lead your team to a new level of excellence. Additionally, as a person you are open-minded and can work in diverse, international teams, cross departments and cross borders.

Also, it is preferred if you have experience with:
  • USD, Unreal engine, Material X, OSL
  • working on backend technologies and development of microservices
  • cloud development
  • container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, flannel, CoreOS or containerd
  • building REST APIs

Join the global LEGO® team

What’s in it for you? Here are some of what to expect:

Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.

Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.

Wellness – We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and program run by local teams where you are based

Colleague Discount – We know you'll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.

Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached, you’ll be rewarded through our global bonus scheme.

Your workplace – Our offices will be your primary workplace with flexibility to work from home during your working week. Your People Leader will discuss the principles of our hybrid work model, role eligibility and frequency with you.

Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic, and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.
The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
We support our employees in being there for the moments that matter in life and celebrate families of all kinds, the loved ones that make us who we are. Being part of the LEGO Group also means taking part in our annual Play Day, playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”
The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.
Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.

Build your career brick by brick at the LEGO Group.

These are exciting times for the LEGO Group as they look to build on their continued success. In their quest to reach the builders of tomorrow they are looking to hire the best talent and have teamed up with some awesome partners in the market, like us! This might mean you could be contacted by multiple people about different opportunities. Don’t worry though, this just means you have a really interesting profile! Be sure to let us know if you’re already speaking with the LEGO Group directly so we can make sure you’re always talking to the right people.

Application and interest

EPICO Search is recruitment partner to the LEGO Group for this position. Any enquiries may be directed to Hans Grønbech on +45 30 22 81 21.

As we want the position filled as soon as possible, we will conduct interviews on an ongoing basis.