Animator (Contract)

Electronic Arts (EA)

Orlando, FL, USA

Full time

Jan 12

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports videogames, including Madden NFL football, FIFA Soccer , PGA TOUR® golf and UFC . For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit .

Role Overview:

Animators portray movement and behavior by building their animations from connecting through production, at multiple points in the asset pipeline.


  • Create high quality animation using a variety of tools and techniques including motion capture cleanup, motion blending, hand keyframed animation etc.
  • Ensure all animations contribute to the overall direction of the game, both in the experience and the story being told


  • Ability to animate believable weight, personality, and mood, through realistic human performances - includes interactivity with props
  • Experience with facial animation solving and ability to deliver and work within their technical workflows and tool sets
  • Strong proficiency in animation packages including Maya and MotionBuilder
  • Production experience or demonstrated ability of working in a production game engine (e.g. Unreal, Unity, Frostbite etc)
  • Understand feedback, interpret notes, and deliver animation revisions at expected quality levels and within schedule needs
  • Able to work as part a team, responsible for organizing their work within the production schedule, managing files, and meeting deadlines
  • Collaborate and communicate with project animation directors, management, animators, production staff and peers
  • Degree in Fine Arts or Computer Animation preferred


  • Experience with facial animation solving solutions
  • Technical animation background
  • Experience with Speech Graphics tools

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