Technical Interface Designer - EA SPORTS™ FC

Nov 09, 2022
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Technical Interface Designer - EA SPORTS™ FC

 

Vancouver, Canada

 

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment – connecting hundreds of millions around the world to the sports they love through a portfolio of industry-leading video games.

After nearly 30 years of creating genre-defining, interactive football experiences with the world’s biggest football entertainment platform, EA SPORTS FIFA, we are soon beginning an exciting new era. EA SPORTS FC will become the future of football from EA SPORTS – as we strive to take global football experiences to new heights, on behalf of football fans everywhere.

With more opportunity than ever to innovate and create new, authentic experiences that bring joy, inclusivity, and immersion to a global community of fans, we invite you to join us and pioneer the future of football with EA SPORTS!

 

The Technical Interface Designer (TID) bridges the gap between artists and software engineers by combining artistic experience with programming and scripting. As a TID you will be part of the art team and work with project managers, programmers and other technical designers, reporting to your TID Lead and Broadcast Development Director.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Recreation of authentic broadcast and in game overlays to match styles.
  • Tweening and timeline based animations and effects.
  • UI animations and effects creation using proprietary game engine.
  • Apply proper art optimization techniques on in-game assets.
  • Build tools and pipelines to improve art and animation workflow.
  • You are expected to quickly identify and debug issues.
  • We collaborate with engineering and art, explaining both the art team needs and the tech constraints.
  • You will document tools on the internal Wiki and support artists on the use of new tools.

 

Your Qualifications

  • Technical skills, and open to learn new proprietary production tools and workflow.
  • Adept in ActionScript 2/3 and C++ or other object-oriented programming languages.
  • Familiar with scripting languages like Python.
  • Proficient in Adobe Flash/Animate, Photoshop, and other graphics and animation applications.
  • 1+ years of experience creating 3D motion graphics, or interfaces with game engines such as Unreal.
  • Visual animation and programming.

 

Other Qualifications

  • Understanding of user experience principles.
  • Understanding of revision version control software. Perforce knowledge is ideal.
  • Degree in a relevant visual art or technical subject desired (e.g. BSc Computer Science or Game Programming, Game Art and Design Diploma).
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