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Technical Artist - Frostbite (Contract)

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

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Requisition Number: 173466

Position Title: Technical Artist 2

External Description:

TECHNICAL ARTIST (Contract) - Frostbite

Estimated duration 12 months

Frostbite

Frostbite is EA's state-of-the-art multi-platform game development engine. Our global team empowers game creators to shape the future of gaming by developing creative engine features and outstanding tools. We are honored to have thousands of game developers all over the world using Frostbite to create some of the most amazing games and player experiences in the industry.

We are looking for an accomplished Technical Animator to join the Frostbite team on a contract basis. You are, like us, passionate about making games in a collaborative environment and active engagement with our community. You will learn our animation workflows, putting them to the test and providing feedback on workflows and tools we are building.

Reporting to a Technical Director, you will

  • Become a master of EA's proprietary Frostbite Animation System.
  • Engage with the animation community at EA to gather feedback and understand the main animation and cinematic workflows
  • Validate the quality of the animation engine during each release cycle
  • Work with the Frostbite engineers to ensure the tools we build have high usability and quality standards
  • Create documentation and tutorials of the animation systems
  • Help produce demo material to showcase our latest developments
  • Provide inputs to the future direction of the animation system

You will work with the technical animators across the company for the duration of the contract. This is a perfect opportunity to learn how animation is done for different genres of AAA titles at EA.

You have…

  • 1+ years of technical animation experience
  • An understanding of animation principles and anatomy
  • Hunger to learn from expert users in the animation community
  • Experience in usability testing
  • Proficiency in standard industry tools such as Autodesk Maya

Bonuses

  • Experience with game engines (e.g. Unreal, Unity)
  • Experience diagnosing problems in a game engine
  • Experience working as a technical animator on AAA titles
  • Working knowledge of Maya or MotionBuilder
  • Passion for video games
  • Experience with motion capture
  • You enjoy being able to identify problems and resolve them.

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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.

Date Opened: 2022-05-06 20:14:08.18

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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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