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Senior Camera Systems Designer


Remote / Virtual 11-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Camera Systems Designer (Star Wars Team)

Founded in 2010 by the original creators of the Call of Duty Franchise, Respawn was created with the philosophy that when talented people have creative freedom, they'll make extraordinary games that achieve the unexpected. From our roots as an indie studio to joining the expansive roster of studios at Electronic Arts, this remains our guiding principle. We truly love what we do and want to share our passion with players worldwide.
Our shipped titles include critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends, Titanfall, Titanfall 2, Star Wars™ Jedi: Fallen Order and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond.

We're looking for an accomplished Senior Camera Systems Designer who will embrace our philosophy and share their hard earned expertise to create an incredible Star Wars experience for our players. They are someone who is passionate about the Star Wars Universe and is invigorated by the camera scripting process for third person action/adventure games. If this sounds like you, we're looking forward to seeing your resume!

What you'll do...
• Design and own the camera systems for the game.
• Tune and maintain the camera systems.
• Develop strategies for scripting cameras for levels.
• Own all elements of the run-time camera system. This includes navigation/traversal and combat cameras, level-scripted cameras, and cinematic cameras.
• Implement initial and polish passes.
• Work closely with combat designers, level designers, and the lead designer to ensure the best quality results that combine gameplay usability cameras with composition.
• Help mentor other designers and lead by example.

Ideally, you will have…
• 5+ years' professional game development experience in mission, game, combat, or systems design through the full development cycle, from concept to ship.
• Experience focused on designing and implementing camera systems on a shipped AAA game/s is ideal.
• Strong experience and instincts in scripting video game cameras. This could be level cameras, systems cameras, combat cameras, cinematic cameras, etc. The more varied the experience, the better!
• Extremely knowledgeable and passionate about cinematography, photography and scene composition.
• Experience in Maya and/or Unreal (or comparable 3D packages).
• Understand the camera scripting process inside and out.
• Speak knowledgeably in regards to camera systems used in games of all types.
• Passion for video games!

Please provide a portfolio that shows superior camera design sensibilities. This can come in several forms including, a shipped title or a mod created for a retail game. A good sample is fun to play, is professionally polished, and is intuitively playable, accessible, and well rounded.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw93ep-52-205-167-104-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.