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Collision Designer (Star Wars) - Temporary Assignment

Requisition Number:152778
Position Title:Contingent
External Description:
Respawn Entertainment is a AAA game development studio that was founded in 2010 by former co-founders of Infinity Ward and creators of the multi-billion dollar Call of Duty and Modern Warfare franchises. In 2017, Respawn was acquired by Electronic Arts, a leading global interactive entertainment publisher. We have shipped Titanfall andTitanfall 2 to critical acclaim, and are currently hiring for our Star Wars???, Titanfall, and Unannounced VR game development teams. Our motto is gameplay first, and the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry awaits our future team members.
We're looking for a highly skilled Collision Designer who will embrace our philosophy and share his/her hard earned expertise to create an incredible experience for our players. We're picturing someone who is both knowledgeable and passionate about handling collision for games. If this sounds like you, we're looking forward to seeing your resume!
This position is a temporary assignment to start, with potential for longer term employment. Working hours are full time and onsite at our studio in Chatsworth, CA. (Relocation is not offered for this position.)
What you'll do???
Collaborate with Designers and Artists to create level collision using Unreal Engine 4 that matches the visuals.
Work in Unreal Engine 4 and Maya to create custom level collision.
Responsible for how the game feels in making sure the collision path for the player is solid and has been tagged with appropriate sounds and navigation flags.
Actively honor the player experience at all times, understanding the important role collision plays in it.
Good comprehension of what professionally authored collision "feels like."
Maintain a high level of knowledge of the game's design to effectively accomplish tasks.
Facilitate requests from Design, Art, Engineering and QA.
Work with production to set a schedule, meet milestones and goals.
Be responsible for several levels during production while working fast, smart and efficient.
Ideally you will have???
3+ years professional experience as a game artist/game designer preferred.
Previous QA testing experience is a plus.
Previous experience with collision detection techniques within a game engine is ideal. (Experience in Unreal and/or on a 3rd person action adventure title is a major plus.)
Good working knowledge of Maya or Max for production.
Technical savvy and artistic sensibilities.
Proactive, self-starting nature.
Effective time management and strong prioritization skills.
Passion for making and playing games.
Shipped AAA games preferred.
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Community / Marketing Title:Collision Designer (Star Wars) - Temporary Assignment
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:EA 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. We will also consider for 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.
Date Opened:2018-10-26 16:15:35.757
EEO Employer Verbiage:
EA 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 or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.
Location:Los Angeles - Chatsworth
Location_formattedLocationLong:Chatsworth, California US


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