Technical Artist

Location: Shanghai, Shanghai, China

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Requisition Number: 163754

Position Title: Technical Artist 2

External Description:

Reports to: Studio Technical Art Director

Location: Shanghai, China

 

Studio Overview

EA Create is a collective of content production teams partnering with EA Studios game teams to achieve outstanding visuals, audio and technology. Our teams comprise of accomplished artists, engineers, technicians, designers and development directors. Worldwide, we combine our teams to form a global group of extraordinary individuals fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating amazing visuals, sound and experiences. We are a diverse team, creatively motivated through collaboration, culture and craft.

The Technical Art team combines creativity and imagination with technical expertise. They are the bridge between artists, engineers and designers responsible for data design and art production workflows.

 

Responsibility:

  • Support for vendor artists using EA pipeline, workflow, and tools.
  • Support Vendor setup.
  • Develop tools to refine processes, including batching and automation.
  • Look for and fix inefficiencies and problems in existing processes.
  • Develop and share methods to help Vendor Artists achieve at the highest quality and maximum efficiency.
  • Create documents for Vendors outlining art production needs, including in-game integration, 3rd party/in-house tools, and art asset critiques.
  • Check assets for technical integrity before integrating into the game.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues inherent in maintaining a clean file structure and pipelines for both in-house and 3rd party software.
  • Communicate with Vendors and Our teams.

 

You will have the following skills:

  • Minimum 6 Years of work experience as a TA
  • Minimum of 3 shipped Products
  • Strong technical communication skills
  • English and Mandarin proficiency
  • Network and infrastructure knowledge - VPNs, DNS, routing, and security.
  • Experience with Perforce, Shotgun, and shell scripting
  • Knowledge of Game Production Pipeline and Workflows
  • General knowledge of Game Development Engines such as Unreal 4 and Unity 3d
  • Knowledge of rendering pipelines, 3d math, and performance profiling
  • Knowledge of Python scripting or Visual scripting
  • Knowledge of DCC Tools such as Maya, Max, Zbrush, Substance Designer, and Painter
  • Programming experience considered a bonus (C#, Python, Java, Javascript, SQL, Cg/HLSL shaders), as are traditional drawing, painting, or sculpting skills.
  • Familiar with the latest asset creation techniques such as Modeling, Texturing, Animation, and Rigging.

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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.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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