Electronic Arts, Inc Cinematic Animator in Stockholm, Sweden
We are DICE
We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.
Join the studio behind Battlefield 1! DICE is the award-winning developer of the Battlefield franchise and games like Mirror’s Edge, Star Wars Battlefront, RalliSport Challenge and Pinball Dreams. DICE is situated in one of the world’s most picturesque cities – Stockholm, Sweden. The studio houses a riot of vigor, hunger and passion for creating games. Innovation is part of the DICE DNA, whether it is creating new games or trying out innovative business models. People come to DICE to change our industry and to make unique, fun and innovative entertainment.
The Challenge Ahead
We are now looking for skilled Cinematic Animators for a temporary position. As an Animator at DICE you play a crucial role when it comes to tying together gameplay, storytelling and character movement. As an Animator you will be responsible all the way from idea and creating prototypes and the directing of actors and stuntmen during motion capture sessions, to the final stage when animating and implementing the result into the game. With our content driven animation tool ANT you will have a unique possibility to prototype your ideas and try out new cool features all by yourself. You can also tweak all your animation blending’s into perfection, and of course it’s all in real time. Working as an animator here at DICE has never been more exciting!
What skills does DICE look for?
Excellent understanding of the animation principles.
Excellent skills in working with Maya, Motion Builder or similar.
Passionate about video games and animation.
Experience with setting up/working with animation blending trees and/or state machines.
Working with motion capture, recording and editing.
Strong ability to deliver on time and to set realistic time estimates for own work.
Motivated & Committed - Good Team player with a can-do attitude.
Industry knowledge; knowledge of common practices and understanding of industry trend.
Experience from working with animation in the game industry is a plus.
As part of the application process we might ask you to perform a practical work test. The position is temporary starting in December for 6-8 months, and applications will be selected continuously. Apply with a combined CV and Introduction letter in English and don´t forget to paste a link to your reel or online portfolio.