BioWare: Animation Systems Designer

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Requisition Number: 158586

Position Title: Senior Animator

External Description:

At BioWare, our mission is to create worlds of adventure, conflict, and companionship that inspire you to become the hero of your story. Our teams drive innovation using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of world-class developers across EA’s network of studios. We are passionate about games and their potential as a creative medium to reach and inspire people through emotion, artistry, and engaging storytelling. If you share this passion, this is an amazing opportunity to help shape the next generation of gaming.


BioWare is looking for an Animation Systems Designer to develop and integrate experiences that combine the best of a continuously updated live game and BioWare’s immersive RPG experiences.

What the Animation Systems Designer will do:

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the cinematic animation team to implement cinematics that are both realtime and pre-rendered
  • Troubleshoot and evolve the cinematic animation pipeline to fit project needs
  • Collaborate with animation, art, writing, level design, programming, and production
  • Partner with a variety of external vendors to create the highest quality art in the industry

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of related industry experience would be preferred.  The ideal candidate has experience in the full development cycle of AAA gaming.
  • A degree in Animation, Game Design, Programming or related diploma
  • Experience troubleshooting and owning cinematic pipelines
  • Experience working closely with external art vendors
  • Strong ability to pick up and understand new workflows and technologies
  • Experience with vector math and visual scripting
  • Understanding of cinematography

Portfolio:

  • All submissions should include examples showing personal and/or professional artwork related to this type of work

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

The opportunity to work and learn from a world-class games studio making world-class games. We are a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

Katie Bieber: kbieber@ea.com

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2019-11-14 06:22:51.047

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