Assistant Motion Capture Technician

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 166055

Position Title: Associate Acquisition Specialist

External Description:

EA's Vancouver-based Motion Capture Studio, EA Create Capture, serves the data acquisition needs for the majority of EA's game development world-wide. In our studio we capture a wide spectrum of data types – 3D scanning, virtual cinematography, and motion capture to name a few. As a member of the team, you will support the team with the creation of 3D likeness and digital characters with use of EA propriety technologies, and your experience. You will work with modeling teams at both the capture lab, as well as, development teams processing large volumes of photogrammetry data using EA's proprietary pipeline.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create high-quality character likeness assets for use in game
  • Batch process 2D images into 3D assets using photogrammetry tools
  • Manage incoming data from our 3D scanning productions and condition it for automation
  • QA 3D scan data and troubleshoot
  • Knowledge of blendshape correctives
  • Experience with retopologizing software and workflows
  • Maya (preferred) or similar 3D animation software experience
  • zBrush (preferred) or similar 3D sculpting software experience
  • Data wrangling, to and from, different mix of teams
  • Communicate feedback, both written and verbal
  • Support development of proprietary art pipeline and workflows
  • Support the acquisition team during performance sessions
  • Work with art teams to establish / maintain visual target while in production
  • Works well under the pressures of 'live' production environments
  • Help document workflow and pipelines

 

Although not required, you have

  • Minimum 2 years character modeling experience within video game, television, film or other related industry
  • Photography or 3D scanning experience
  • Knowledge of photogrammetry technology and tools
  • Understanding of human facial movement
  • Knowledge of wrapping and projecting volume and textures to 3D models
  • Knowledge of the Facial Action Coding System
  • Interest in new technologies

 

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Community / Marketing Title: Assistant Motion Capture Technician

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.

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Date Opened: 2021-05-20 21:50:43.087

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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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