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Associate Cinematic Technical Artist

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 08-04-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Job Title: Marcom – Associate Cinematic Technical Artist – The Sims

As an Associate Cinematic Tech Artist, you will report to a Lead Cinematic Artist and collaborate with Cinematic Artists and Studio partners to help design, develop and maintain In-Engine and Unreal cinematic tools. You will work with Artists to assist and troubleshoot workflow, tools and support project needs. As a member of the cinematics team, secondary responsibilities include some cinematic capture to help create The Sims gameplay content (video and static) for marketing, social, internal, and occasionally in-game use.

Responsibilities:
• Comprehend and modify existing tools and materials in Unreal and company proprietary software.
• Create prototypes and tools using Unreal from scratch.
• Instruct artists on how to use tools through technical documentation, tutorials and virtual instruction.
• Capture in-game videos for trailers and social media assets.
• Report and communicate updates and issues to team Leads. Communication is important.

Qualifications:
• Intermediate to expert level of Unreal i.e. blueprint editing and creation to help with tools and final look in the engine.
• C++ Java Python programming knowledge.
• Self-starter with a strong work ethic, able to meet responsibilities without constant guidance.
• Understand complex features/systems and how it applies to the product.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Detail-oriented with observational skills.
• Welcome feedback and constructive criticism, and enjoy working in a collaborative and iterative process.
• Ability to work in tight deadlines, flexible schedule and overtime when necessary.
• Ability to work remotely and attend virtual conversations throughout the day.
• Quick to adapt to company proprietary software.
• Ability to learn video game debug systems.
• Ability to work a Passion for games and creating video content.

Additional Benefits:
• Knowledge of The Sims 4.
• Interest in marketing asset creation.
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud programs is a plus but not required.
• Experience with character animations.
• Knowledge of cinematic camera language, film, and photography.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4z4ez-35-172-223-251-42 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.