Assistant Motion Capture Technician - Contract

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 166105

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

EAs Los Angeles-based Motion Capture Studio serves the motion capture needs for all of EAs game development teams world-wide. In our state-of-the-art studio we capture a wide spectrum of data types – 3D scanning, virtual cinematography, motion capture to name just a few. As a member of the team, you are supporting the various development teams to create content for EA’s products. This support will be provided by the acquisition and integration of motion capture to complete the animation needs for EA’s products.

We are looking for a contract Assistant Motion Capture Technician to join our team! This is a temporary 12 month assignment.

**Working hours are full time and will include time onsite at our Los Angeles capture facilities located in Chatsworth, CA. (Relocation is not offered for this position.)**

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Motion Capture team w/daily production prep.
  • Operation of proprietary tools related to the acquisition
  • Assist with construction of set and prop pieces
  • Support performer wardrobe fitting and motion capture marker application
  • Take direction from motion capture lead, relating to session prep and production wrap
  • Supporting the acquisition team with general studio/stage maintenance
  • Facilitates flooring install / strikes
    • Assuming appropriate certification is obtained, potential to operate heavy equipment such as scissor lift to ensure mocap stage is sufficiently prepared for acquiring data.
    • Assuming sufficient instruction, may use tools and machinery to create props and sets for use on the motion capture stage.
    • Ability to take detailed notes during shoot and assist with proprietary tools on set
    • Can work well under the pressure of “live” production environments

 

Qualifications:

  • Understanding of human movement within a 3D package (Maya or Motion Builder)
  • Motion Capture software experience (Cortex or Shogun)
  • OFA Lv1
  • Scissor lift certification
  • Heavy Equipment & Workshop skills
  • Set construction, or set carpentry experience
  • Production experience in related entertainment industry: video games, film, TV, theater
  • Audio/Video connection experience
  • Technologically savvy
  • Good attitude
  • Excellent judgment, & communication skills; written and verbal
  • Believes in teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to work independently w/ little supervision
  • Self motivated, good time management

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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.

Date Opened: 2021-05-21 19:12:53.61

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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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