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Senior Engineering Manager – Frostbite Animation and Cinematics

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Orlando, Florida, United States • Austin, Texas, United States • Seattle, Washington, United States

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Requisition Number: 165406

Position Title: Sr Manager Engineering

External Description:

Senior Engineering Manager – Frostbite Animation and Cinematics

Frostbite

Frostbite is EA's state-of-the-art multi-platform game development engine. Our global team empowers game creators to shape the future of gaming by developing creative engine features and outstanding tools. We are honored to have thousands of game developers all over the world using Frostbite to create some of the most amazing games and player experiences in the industry.

As a Senior Engineering Manager, you will be a leader in the Animation and Cinematics team, reporting to the Director of Engineering of the Product Area. You will work with other Frostbite leaders in solving challenges across teams. You will help coach engineers on the team. You will be part of a team that is passionate about Animation and Cinematics and help push our technologies forward while having fun. Our team within Frostbite oversees the development of the platform that all animation technologies within EA are built upon. The technologies our team develop include a multi-character interaction system, a non-linear timeline editor for Cinematic workflow, a secondary and facial animation system, and an animation live preview system.

Responsibilities

  • You will directly oversee the career development of engineers on the team
  • You will help recruit and grow the team
  • You will work with the Director of Engineering, Technical Director and Product Manager to ensure production work has a well-defined design and that any local and global architecture effects are understood
  • You will help determine software development best practices
  • You will work with QV and engineers to ensure clear testing strategy
  • You will work with Project Managers to help build solid plans and track the progress of commitments
  • You will work with important partners in Frostbite to promote changes across the organization

Qualifications

  • 6+ experience in a similar role managing people and teams
  • 8+ experience developing quality software
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or related academic program
  • Professional experience including C# tool development or C++
  • Passion for solving challenging problems with great people

Bonuses

  • Experience with complex codebase
  • Passion for video games
  • Knowledge or experience in game engine development
  • Strong foundation in animation concepts
  • Experience in software architecture design
  • Interest in latest research and development in animation technology

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Company Profile:

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 new parent 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

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

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