Full Time Job

Senior Artist

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 04-27-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Senior Artist - Unity VFX / Animation
Multiple Locations: Finland, Romania, Spain, India, Sweden, Montreal

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

We are EA

And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That's why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

The Challenge Ahead

Tracktwenty is Electronic Arts mobile game studio based in the center of Helsinki. The studio brought SimCity BuildIt to tablet and mobile and the game has more than 200 million installs to date. As well as growing SimCity BuildIt, the studio's passionate team of programmers, artists, designers, marketers, and analysts are working to create the next big hit to come out of Finland for EA Mobile.

As a Senior Game Artist within the Tracktwenty Studio you'll work with our experienced team on the development and visual design of a new mobile title.

Key Responsibilities:
• Reporting to the Art Director, you will work with our incubation artists and designers to author different VFX and asset animations that work best for a mobile gameplay experience.
• Create a variety of VFX and implement through Unity's Shuriken particle system and in-house tools.
• Ideation and authoring of mock-up animatics
• Assist potential outsourcers with authoring additional VFX and Animations by providing feedback and direction.
• Guide outsourcing partners in technical and stylistic requirements.
• Since this is an incubation project, you and the Art Team will take on a variety of work throughout the process.

Requirements
• 5 years of experience working in games.
• Stylized game VFX and animation skills, demonstrating an understanding of principles of weight and movement (Blend of 2D and 3D)
• Proficient in Unity, Adobe Photoshop, and Maya or Blender
• Experience with Unity Implementation / Unity's Shuriken particle system
• Experience with animation asset delivery pipelines
• A passion for playing and making awesome games!

Pluses
• Additional technical art skills (Rigging, lighting, shader work, 3D modeling.)
• Mobile game development experience

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more!

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d21zb6-18-232-52-135-42 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.