Full Time Job

Cinematic Designer - Star Wars: The Old Republic


Remote / Virtual 07-27-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
BioWare creates games focused on rich stories, unforgettable characters and vast worlds. It operates primarily out of Edmonton (Alberta, CAN) and Austin (Texas, USA) creating some of the world's most critically acclaimed titles since 1995. The studio is currently working on future game experiences for the Mass Effect™ franchise, one of the highest rated video game series of all time, and the Dragon Age™ franchise, whose latest entry was the 2014 Game of the Year. We are also working on announced projects Star Wars™ The Old Republic™, a story-driven massively multiplayer online game, and Anthem™, a co-operative Action-RPG set in a new and mysterious world.

• You will:
• Build branching in-game cinematics using proprietary development tools.
• Direct vision of assigned cinematic scenes under guidance from Team Lead and Narrative Director.
• Ensure that all cinematic implementation is high quality and delivered on schedule.
• Constructively critique design, receive feedback, and offer solutions to problems.
• Communicate complex ideas between creative and technical departments.
• Collaborate with design, art, animation, visual effects, and sound departments to integrate narrative elements into the game.

• 3+ years of professional game design experience, one or more shipped game titles
• Post-secondary education with an emphasis in film, animation, game design or equivalent experience
• Experience with game engine cinematic tools (NWN, Source, Unreal, or Unity)
• An understanding of cinematic language and a pragmatic approach to scene flow with an eye for branching content and player agency
• Understanding of the narrative tone of Star Wars: The Old Republic

Demo Reel
• All submissions must include a demo reel showing personal or professional work.
• Demo reel must be submitted as a link on resume.
• Examples of cinematics built with a game engine tool
• Examples of character animation, machinima, animatics, or storyboards

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxvxmo-3-238-204-167-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.