Technical Animator

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States

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Requisition Number: 166097

Position Title: Animator 2

External Description:

EA Sports is looking for skilled animators to work with the Narrative team on Madden Football. In this role you will work with a talented team to create interesting story and character moments all around the sport to make the players feel like they are in the game. The ideal candidate is passionate about football, animation, and video games.

 

Responsibilities-

  • Work directly with the Senior Animators and Designers to identify and execute on the animation needs of the game. Plan, animate, implement, and support that data throughout production.
  • Build scenes of varying moods and sizes. From two character conversations to team wide celebrations. Use animation like a puzzle piece to find the perfect fit for a scene.
  • Create dynamic camera moves and compositions to show off your scenes.
  • Coordinate with external and in house teams to create excellent animation from body and facial performance capture data. Deliver content that meets technical requirements.
  • Work in the game engine. Adding new and maintaining older data, creating or editing state machines, adjusting transition blends, and providing support for existing systems.
  • Follow best practices, take direction, and quickly learn new skills, processes and pipelines. Collaborate effectively with other disciplines, including production, design, and engineering.

 

Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in the game industry.
  • Technical skills and experience working with modern game engines, including animation implementation, state machines and debugging.
  • Strong knowledge of Motion Builder and Maya. Experience with animating realistic motion.
  • A working knowledge of cinematography, editing and camera principals.
  • Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, and organized. A problem solver who’s able to iterate based on feedback.

 

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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

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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