Wednesday , June 16 2021

Electronic Arts Jobs – Living World & Narrative Animator

Website EA

Job Description:

We’re looking for an experienced Narrative Animator to join an experienced animation team building a contemporary vision of EA’s Skate franchise. We are looking for a candidate capable of high-quality motion editing who can also produce high-quality keyframe animation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Bring life to the world through living world NPCs and quest-giver animation from a motion capture base that conforms to the style and quality benchmark set for the project.
  • Craft engaging cinematics that compliment the look and feel of the game.
  • Work with the Design team to establish and create animations that align with design requirements.
  • Work with our Technical Animators and Animation Engineers to ensure that all NPC behaviors appear as dynamic and believable as possible in-game.
  • Work with Technical Artists/Animators and Engineers to manage and solve any technical problems that arise.
  • Integrate your animation content using EA’s proprietary Frostbite engine editor.
  • Stand-up timelines in-engine for cinematic integration.
  • Help identify problems and forging solutions.

Job Requirements:

  • A high level of proficiency in MotionBuilder and Maya.
  • Experience working with designers/engineers to brainstorm ideas to then iterate in-engine.
  • Identify issues and help manage and resolve them.

Qualification & Experience:

  • At least 3+ years of experience working on AAA console games.
  • Experience in motion editing and keyframing characters to a very high standard.
  • Experience with character performance principles and plussing.

Job Details:

Company: EA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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