Full Time Job

Animator

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 04-19-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Animator (Contract)

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports videogames, including Madden NFL football, FIFA Soccer, PGA TOUR® golf and UFC. For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit www.easports.com.

Role Overview:

Animators portray movement and behavior by building their animations from connecting through production, at multiple points in the asset pipeline.

Responsibilities:
• Create high quality animation using a variety of tools and techniques including motion capture cleanup, motion blending, hand keyframed animation etc.
• Ensure all animations contribute to the overall direction of the game, both in the experience and the story being told

Qualifications:
• Ability to animate believable weight, personality, and mood, through realistic human performances - includes interactivity with props
• Experience with facial animation solving and ability to deliver and work within their technical workflows and tool sets
• Strong proficiency in animation packages including Maya and MotionBuilder
• Production experience or demonstrated ability of working in a production game engine (e.g. Unreal, Unity, Frostbite etc)
• Understand feedback, interpret notes, and deliver animation revisions at expected quality levels and within schedule needs
• Able to work as part a team, responsible for organizing their work within the production schedule, managing files, and meeting deadlines
• Collaborate and communicate with project animation directors, management, animators, production staff and peers
• Degree in Fine Arts or Computer Animation preferred

Pluses:
• Experience with facial animation solving solutions
• Technical animation background
• Experience with Speech Graphics tools

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-revyv7-34-231-247-88-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

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.