Senior VFX Artist - skate.(Hybrid/Remote)

Montreal

Offre publiée le 2024-03-28

Electronic Arts

Responsibilities

  • Create high-quality VFX assets for characters, gameplay, environments, and skateboarding tricks in the SKATE game. - Collaborate with the VFX Director, art team, and design teams to ensure VFX align with the visual style and game mechanics of Skate.
  • Develop and implement VFX pipelines and tools to optimize efficiency and quality for the Skate game. - Stay updated on industry trends and new techniques to improve VFX quality and new ideas.
  • Collaborate with other teams to ensure seamless integration of VFX into the game engine. - Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute to the creative direction of the Skate game.

Requirements :

  • Proven experience as a VFX artist in the gaming industry, with at least 10 years of experience. - Strong proficiency in industry-standard software such as Maya, Houdini, Frostbite and Unreal Engine.
  • Excellent understanding of real-time VFX techniques, including particle systems, shaders, and simulations. - Strong artistic and technical skills, with the ability to create visually stunning and optimized VFX.
  • Ability to guide and mentor junior artists. - Strong problem-solving and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • A portfolio demonstrating a strong understanding of VFX principles and showcasing previous work on games.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience working on AAA game titles.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python or MAXScript.
  • Knowledge of physics and dynamics simulation.
  • Experience with Frostbite Engine is a big plus.

Join our talented team at EA Full Circle and be part of creating the next generation of immersive gaming experiences in the highly anticipated game : Skate.

Ceci ne s’applique pas au Québec.

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 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.

Pay 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

California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento) :

º $113,300 - $171,700 USD Annually

New York (depending on location e.g. Manhattan vs. Buffalo) :

º $111,500 - $171,700 USD Annually

Jersey City, NJ :

º $126,700 - $171,700 USD Annually

Colorado (depending on location e.g. Denver vs. Colorado Springs) :

º $111,500 - $144,000 USD Annually

Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane) :

º $111,500 - $157,300 USD Annually

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. In the US, we offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, 10 weeks paid time off to bond with baby, medical / dental / vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to regular full-time employees.

Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity. For British Columbia, we 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.

About Electronic Arts

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We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us.

We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life.

We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more.

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We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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