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Assistant Motion Capture Technician

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
2 days ago
Requisition Number: 167263

Position Title: Associate Acquisition Specialist

External Description:

EA Create is a collective of content production teams partnering with EA Studios game teams to bring outstanding visuals, audio and technology to life. Our teams comprise of artists, engineers, technicians, designers and development directors. Worldwide, we combine our teams to form a global group of extraordinary individuals fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating amazing visuals, sound and experiences. We are a diverse team, unified through collaboration, culture and craft.

The EA Create Capture team provides high-quality body motion performances for in-game, cinematic and narrative sequences.

Responsibilities:
  • Support the production teams with the acquisition of motion capture data during performance sessions
  • Track and clean motion capture data in Vicon Blade / Shogun
  • Support the Motion Capture team w/daily production prep and systems set up
  • Operate proprietary tools related to the acquisition systems
  • Work with animation leads and director to agree on visual targets of motion capture data
  • Provide animation feedback and communicate best practice with intention for animation refinement
  • Learn proprietary art pipelines, new technology, and processes
  • Help with construction of set and prop pieces
  • Support performer wardrobe fitting and motion capture marker application
  • Support the acquisition team with general studio/stage maintenance
  • Help document workflow and pipelines
  • Contribute to post mortems, provide feedback, help improve motion capture process and data output
  • You will report to the Senior Manager of Acquisition

Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years of motion capture or animation background in video games, television, film or other related industry
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Motion Builder or similar 3D animation software experience
  • Understanding of human movement, and detailed knowledge of functional human anatomy
  • Knowledge of and experience with Motion Capture systems
  • Work well under the pressures of 'live' production environments
  • On-set production experience in related entertainment industry: Film, TV, Video games, VFX
  • Production experience in related entertainment industry: video games, film, TV, theater
  • Can work under the pressures of 'live' production environments
  • Set construction, or set carpentry experience
  • Experience Creating high-quality body animation for use in-game


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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-08-07 18:09:57.34

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more!

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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