Full Time Job

Artist - 2D Animator

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 11-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Artist I (2D Animator)
Location - EA Hyderabad

At Slingshot, EA Mobile game studio based out of Hyderabad, our vision is to be the center of excellence for Live Services while helping grow the footprint of EA's games in emerging markets.

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connecting millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players.

Here are the values we truly believe in:
• Tenacity – Hunger to prove yourself and keep pushing the boundary
• Ownership – Get things done
• Passion – Passionate about the art of making games
• Collaboration – Great things are not done by an individual but by a team of highly motivated folks
• Alchemy – Create magic in everything you do

The Role
As 2D Animator you will be responsible for the development of animation assets. This includes but is not limited to, character animation, in-game 2D effects, 2D animation for promotional material, and user feedback animatable elements. You will also participate in the implementing those animations in production pipeline framework.

Responsibilities
• Understanding of quirky Humor and can bring life to animation using that quirkiness.
• Working with the Art Director, Art Lead, and production team to create and implement 2D character animation assets.
• Excellent understanding of 2D effects animation
• Creating imaginative character concepts that align with the overall vision of the studio and branding.
• Working with the Producer to ensure all established timelines and deliverables are met.
• Participating in art design review meetings and sharing your ideas, feedback, and opinions.
• Continuing to enhance your animation skills by keeping aware of industry trends and techniques, learning new software packages and traditional art methods.
• Maintains or exceeds a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high-quality work.
• Other duties assigned by the team.

Who fits the bill:
• 4year of related experience creating animation and animation-related art assets on projects.
• Expert level understanding of the Principles of Animation.
• Well versed in Photoshop.
• Adaptable to different software packages ie. maya and/or After Effects is a plus.
• Ability to create seamless animation loops.
• Can animate using rigged characters as well as hand drawn frames
• Excellent understanding of 2D effects animation
• Experience working with approachable art and animation styles.
• Familiar with the game development process is a plus.
• Strong portfolio demonstrating multiple art styles.
• Adaptable/versatile art style and ability to maintain a consistent look across multiple projects.

Required software skills:
• Must - Photoshop, FLASH/Animate CC
• Good to have - Maya, 3Ds Max, Spine, Unity

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmwy2m-3-92-28-52-42 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.