Cinematic Technical Designer
Multiple Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Toronto, Ontario, Canada • Orlando, Florida, United States • Austin, Texas, United States • Seattle, Washington, United States • Redwood City, California, United States • Los Angeles, California, United States
Requisition Number: 169703
Position Title: Sr Cinematic Artist
The Marketing Cinematics group at EA is a content production team that partners with EA Studio’s game teams, to produce the highest quality marketing assets, trailers and commercials. We are a collective group of Animators, Artists, Designers, Directors, Lighters, and Producers. Worldwide, we combine to form a global group of extraordinary individuals, fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating amazing, next‐gen visuals. We are a diverse team that is unified through collaboration, culture and craft.
A Cinematic Designer acts as a bridge between Artists, Programmers and Development teams. They ensure that art, content, and features are easily integrated into the game engine while respecting the artistic vision and technical constraints of the project. They identify and develop processes that optimize the current production workflow.
- Work with artists and programmers to create high quality visuals while ensuring assets are integrated at the highest quality
- Adapt to artistic and technical constraints to ensure a fast and effective workflow for the artists on a per project basis
- Solve technical issues in the 3D asset pipeline
- Proactively identify and forecast potential problems and propose solutions
- Help the team to evaluate any risks for current and future productions
- Review creative process and identify opportunities for tool improvements
- Collaborate with partner studios to share technology and best practices
- Familiarity with one or more game engines (Unreal, Unity, Frostbite, CryEngine, etc.)
- Experience with real-time cinematic workflows and the inherent technical hurdles and constraints
- A strong grasp of real time engine technology, visual scripting interfaces and asset integration.
- Understanding of cinematic language, composition, pacing and tone
- Displays a strong attention to detail and effective problem‐solving skills
- Ability to adjust work based on detailed feedback and direction
- Familiarity with Autodesk Maya / Motion Builder and video editing software
Community / Marketing Title: Cinematic Technical Designer
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: 2021-11-03 15:19:41.397
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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.