Technical Artist - User Interface (Frostbite)

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

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Requisition Number: 166409

Position Title: Sr Game Designer

External Description:

Technical Artist - User Interface

Frostbite

Frostbite is EA's state-of-the-art game engine that powers games such as Madden NFL, EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Need for Speed™, Dragon Age™ and Plants vs. Zombies™. We empower creators to shape the future of gaming by developing new engine features and tools. Our experienced global team is passionate about pushing the boundaries of game engine technology and working closely with EA studios to ship amazing games.

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA delivers games, content and online services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

What does a Technical Artist do?

As a Technical Artist, you will report to Frostbite's Creative Director, as a part of the Frostbite content example team. As a member of this team, you'll help make our development process more creator-centric by serving as a link between engineers and game creators. Your passion and expertise with the technical challenges of Game UI tools will directly contribute to and push the boundaries of the newest tools and workflows that Frostbite releases to game teams.

You will:

  • Use your technical expertise to guide development of Frostbite's UI tool set for creation of menu systems and user interfaces.
  • Collaborate directly with engineers to improve the usability of Frostbite's UI creation tool and help steer the design of new features.
  • Work with a team of technical artists to build tech examples, demos, and create documentation and training materials to help educate the Frostbite community.
  • Collaborate and advise on tools, workflows and best practices with Technical Artists and Designers across all of EA studios using Frostbite.

Requirements:

  • Experience developing UI features from concept to live services
  • Experience in node-based visual programming
  • Experience with UX systems and methodologies
  • Experience with motion graphics and animation of 2D interfaces
  • Understanding of gaming platforms, their limitations, and requirements for UI solutions
  • 2+ years of experience with AAA or mobile game development or Mobile App development

Bonus Points for:

  • Background in graphic design or illustration
  • Experience with After Effects
  • Experience with 3D DCC tools and game engines
  • Experience with shader graph systems
  • Love of learning, experimenting with new ideas and discovering ways to improve production workflows

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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.

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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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