Software Engineer - Frostbite Animation Team

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia CA

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Requisition Number: 154941

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

We are Frostbite

Frostbite is EA’s state-of-the-art, multi-platform game development engine. We empower creators to shape the future of gaming and we achieve this by developing leading-edge engine features and world class tools. Our talented team from across the globe is dedicated to building innovative technology and working closely with each other to ship amazing games. Frostbite powers some of the most stunning games in the industry along with deep player experiences. 

The Challenge Ahead:

The Frostbite Animation team is responsible for developing tools and runtime technologies to enable the highest quality animation for Frostbite’s developers and users across EA worldwide.  We work closely with our game team partners to develop our solutions and work in an agile way.

The successful candidate will be part of a strong team that has passion for pushing technology and supporting teams while having fun.  We are looking for an energetic candidate who can quickly familiarize themselves with multiple technologies, is a good communicator, and works well with others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop high quality tools and runtime technologies
  • Follow Agile methodologies as defined by the team
  • Follow engineering best practices as defined by the team
  • Communicate with team members and those on other teams to ensure speedy resolution of issues

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Proficient in C++ (3+ years)
  • Recent experience in C# and WPF (1-3 years experience)
  • Software development experience with Tools
  • Strong technical communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience developing on Agile teams
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related fields 

Desirable Skills and Expertise:

  • Experience developing animation tools
  • A demonstrated track record of high-quality deliverables and sustainable development practices including automated tests
  • Demonstrated ownership for success of internal customers 
  • Experience in Maya/Motion builder 

 

Why join Frostbite?

This role is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to take the next step in their career working in an enterprise environment with the latest technologies, being mentored by experts in their field. We are looking for a hungry candidate who has experience with the following technologies from either work experience, academic, or passion project standpoint.

What else is in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.   

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  • How the Frostbite engine is shaping the future of gaming
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  • More about our location: https://www.ea.com/careers/careers-overview/vancouver 

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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: 2019-03-13 23:21:01.83

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