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VFX Artist (Contract)

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

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Requisition Number: 168225

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

EA Create is a collective of content production teams partnering with EA Studios game teams to bring outstanding visuals, audio and technology to life. Our teams comprise of artists, engineers, technicians, designers and development directors. Worldwide, we combine our teams to form a global group of extraordinary individuals fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating amazing visuals, sound and experiences. We are a diverse team, unified through collaboration, culture and craft.

Join the EA Create Team. Be a collaborator and facilitator of visual effects to provide a compelling player experience. Help enhance the direction of the experience with a player-focused attitude as part of a diverse team of software developers and creative professionals. You will report to a Development Director and collaborate with the game team on setting a vision for the game. We are all about having fun, taking chances, and making great games that people want to play with their friends.

EA Create is looking for a VFX Artist to join our team located in Orlando, FL.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build relationships while working with a cross-disciplinary team, and partner groups to set priorities towards meaningful design solutions to meet the player and business goals within technical constraints.
  • Conceptualize and design stunning in-game visual effects by using available tools in a real-time engine.
  • Work with Artists, Designers and Engineers to ensure that visual effects are of a very high quality and will enhance the player experience in the constraints of the engine.
  • Work with the Art Team to establish a style for VFX and ensure the quality of the assets for the project.
  • Ensure that VFX assets are built and within the given deadlines.
  • Prepare assets for export to the game engine.
  • Provide creative solutions to technical art problems or restrictions.
  • Help in developing tools & refining pipelines for the art production process.
  • Ability to iterate and implement quickly without sacrificing quality
  • Able to keep content relevant to the Madden NFL Mobile art style and work within those limitations
  • Ability to create original texture sprites and sprite sheets to create particle effects
  • Ability to adapt and cope with change along with the demands of the project's production. High degree of self-motivation and initiative

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA in art media, graphic design or equivalent relevant experience
  • 2+ years of production experience as a VFX Artist.
  • Proficiency with Photoshop, Maya, and particle editors for pre-visualizing VFX
  • Knowledge of game production pipeline and 3D game engines
  • Experience designing compelling consumer-facing 3D game content for a variety of devices or platforms
  • Understand VFX workflows and tools with the ability to modify and improve them
  • Understanding of VFX / Post FX integration and performance impacts
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Welcome and provide thoughtful feedback
  • Be enthusiastic and expect to take on challenges
  • Passion for games with a grasp of market visual trends

PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS

In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a portfolio or other samples of your work. Portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, screenshots, scanned pictures, or web page portfolio.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: 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. 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.

 

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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