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Senior Technical Designer - EA Sports

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 03-01-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About the Organization: EA is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with nearly 30 years of innovation, passion, and connection of millions of players across the globe to their favorite video games IP. We are assembling a team with the purpose of constructing a novel and immersive experience. This is your opportunity to join this new team that will shape the future of interactive entertainment.

About our team: We are starting a new team composed of a mixture of veterans of EA/EA SPORTS and new talent from across industries. With some of the most valuable IP in the world, and the resources EA has to offer, we have access to the capabilities needed to deliver amazing new experiences for an expanded audience of players worldwide.

As a Senior Technical Designer reporting to the Design Director, you will:

Responsibilities:
• Support and guide other team members in relation to design features and workflows; you are the first point of escalation for designers and programmers.
• Identify and lead the development of new design workflow and features.
• Maintain and own systems and features during production.
• Review designs, content and the game to ensure consistency, quality and compliance with performance goals, memory budgets and standards.
• Review incoming bugs to stay on top of any issues.
• Implement scripting or game design work when needed during parts of production.

Qualifications:
• Experience in technical design processes, content creation, engines, tools and pipelines.
• Proficiency in relevant software tools, scripting languages, and visual scripting, such as Unreal Blueprints or Frostbite.
• Work towards mastery of our Frostbite engine. 'Aims to know how everything works.'
• You have an understanding of code and experience bridging design and engineering practices.
• Experience in cross disciplinary collaboration and bridging between creatives and engineers.
• Well versed in modern AAA game design trends and how they function.
• 2+ shipped games.
• 6 or more years of games industry experience, (experience in a technical role is an advantage).

BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

BASE SALARY RANGES
• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):
º $93,700 - $143,700 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzv551-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $93,700 to $143,700 Per Year ($ USD)
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.