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Software Engineer - Animation & Cinematics

Electronic Arts

Vancouver, BC 02-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Software Engineer – Frostbite Animation and Cinematics


Frostbite is EA's state-of-the-art multi-platform game development engine. Our global team empowers game creators to shape the future of gaming by developing creative engine features and outstanding tools. We are honored to have thousands of game developers all over the world using Frostbite to create some of the most amazing games and player experiences in the industry.

As a Software Engineer, you will be a leader for the Animation and Cinematics team reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager. You will solve challenging animation problems. And you will work with other Frostbite technical leaders in solving challenges  across teams

• You will design and implement a new architectural pattern in the Frostbite engine
• You will design a new system and workflow for character authoring in Frostbite
• You will solve tough animation challenges for next-gen game consoles
• You will diagnose potential flaws in a system while suggesting solutions
• You will help grow the team and mentor/manage junior engineers

• BSc degree in Computer Science or related academic program
• Passion for solving challenging problems with great people
• Experience with complex codebase
• 3+ years of professional experience including C# tool development and C++
• Strong foundation in animation concepts
• Strong foundation in software architecture design

• People management experience
• Experience in machine learning
• Knowledge or experience with an Entity Component System
• Knowledge or experience in game engine development
• Interest in latest research and development in animation technology
• Passion for video games

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.