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Assistant Motion Capture Technician

Electronic Arts

Vancouver, BC 05-17-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
EA Create is a collective of content production teams partnering with EA Studios game teams to bring outstanding visuals, audio and technology to life. Our teams comprise of artists, engineers, technicians, designers and development directors. Worldwide, we combine our teams to form a global group of extraordinary individuals fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating amazing visuals, sound and experiences. We are a diverse team, unified through collaboration, culture and craft.

The EA Create Capture team provides high-quality body motion performances for in-game, cinematic and narrative sequences.

Reporting to the Stage Manager, the Assistant Motion Capture Technician is a member of Acquisition team - the crew that prepares and executes motion capture recording sessions.

• Participate in motion capture recording sessions including daily production prep and capture system set up.
• Learn and operate proprietary tools related to the acquisition systems.
• Learn proprietary art pipelines, new technology, and processes.
• Under the guidance of the Senior Acquisition team members, participate in construction/assembly of set pieces and props.
• Maintain and troubleshoot the studio Audio and Video systems.
• Participate in talent wardrobe fitting and motion capture marker application.
• Participate in general studio/stage maintenance.
• Help document workflow and pipelines.
• Contribute to postmortems, provide feedback, help improve motion capture process and data output.

• Minimum 3 years of production experience in a related entertainment industry: Film, TV, Video Games, VFX, Theatre.
• Comfortable with the pressures of being on-set and working in a live production environment.

Candidates should also have experience/expertise in at least one of the following areas:
• General motion capture knowledge and experience.
• Audio/Video production.
• 3D animation software, such as Motion Builder.
• Kinesiology.
• Animation.
• Carpentry or set construction.
• Film/theatre/concert stagecraft and rigging.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d54663-18-232-31-255-42 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.