PreVis Animator - Respawn's Star Wars Jedi Sequel

Multiple Locations: Colorado, USA • Los Angeles, CA, USA


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 171192

Position Title: Animator

External Description:


EA is a world-renowned entertainment leader, creating top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, and cross-platform digital experiences enjoyed by players all over the world.

We are looking for previz animators to help craft the story for a game within one of the most beloved franchises of all time: Star Wars.

Role Overview:

As a previs animator, you are responsible for creating dynamic, visually compelling animation sequences using scripts, storyboards, concept art and scene descriptions provided by the Cinematic Director and development team.


  • Work with the Cinematic Director to communicate the visual direction for in-game cinematics: blocking, cinematography, performance, etc.
  • Create dynamic and compelling previz animation using a variety of tools and techniques: hand key, motion capture, etc.
  • Collaborate and communicate with project animation directors, management, animators, production staff and peers
  • Responsible for organizing your own work within the production schedule, managing files, and meeting deadlines
  • Ensure all animations contribute to the overall direction of the game, both in the experience and the story being told
  • Understand feedback, interpret notes, and deliver revisions at expected quality levels and within schedule needs


  • Able to convey mood and tone through blocking, performance, cinematography and animation principles
  • Capable of creating animation using various performance types: human, non-human, bipedal, creature, mechanical, etc.
  • Strong understanding of classic animation principles and fundamentals: staging, timing, anticipation, follow through, exaggeration, arcs, etc., as well as an intrinsic ability for storytelling
  • Strong proficiency in animation packages including Maya
    • MotionBuilder proficiency a plus
  • Degree in Fine Arts or Computer Animation preferred


  • Experience creating gameplay animation shots/sequences
  • Production experience or demonstrated ability of working in a production game engine (e.g. Unreal, Unity, Frostbite, etc.)



Community / Marketing Title: PreVis Animator - Respawn's Star Wars Jedi Sequel

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Days Open: 101

Can this position be remote?: 1

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