Electronic Arts, Inc Animator in Burnaby, British Columbia

Animator (Temporary)

The Challenge Ahead:

EA Vancouver is currently looking for a talented Animator who is passionate about making great games on mobile. We are looking for someone to work in a small, collaborative team making sports games for iOS and Android.

The ideal candidate to join our team is a self-starting, dedicated person who loves to work in a creative and ever-changing environment. They will be able to quickly onboard use our proprietary animation toolkit.

Key Responsibilities:

• Assemble scenes in Motion Builder.

• Have a strong understanding of how to animate for sports games

• An aptitude for editing existing MOCAP data and existing animations

Required Technical Skills and Experience:

• Experienced CG character animator required

• Minimum 2 years work experience

• Must possess excellent character animation skills

• Familiarity with Autodesk’s Motionbuilder preferred

• Experience with editing raw Motion Capture data

• Good keyframing skills a must

• Must have strong working knowledge of a 3D animation package (Maya, XSI etc.)

• Experience working in mobile gaming preferred but not essential

• Demo Reel showcasing character performances and actions

Performance Competencies:

• Candidate must have a strong work ethic and work well with a team

• Candidate must be meticulous, detail oriented, driven, and need very little supervision to put out high quality work

• Must have ability to work under tight deadlines

• Strong technical communication and collaboration skills