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We are looking for an experienced Audio Artist who can make an immediate contribution to the creative and technical design, implementation and optimization of all aspects of audio on the UFC Franchise. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate initiative, problem solving-abilities, and strong communication skills in order to achieve a high quality audio experience.

Audio Artists focused on UFC will contribute to building SFX content and runtime systems, and engage in problem-solving throughout all stages of production. Working with the UFC Development team, this individual should possess exemplary skills in designing and implementing high quality SFX content as well as advanced asset management.The candidate should possess exceptional skills in visual programming, including the ability to translate project requirements into functional, immersive, and dynamic runtime systems.

The candidate will communicate effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines while owning the quality of their work. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for game audio design and an aptitude for problem-solving.

Responsibilities

  • Build audio content and runtime systems with visual programming and scripting languages

  • Create, extend and manage complex audio assets and data structures

  • Optimize and debug runtime audio data to work and fit within modern console limitations

  • Communicate designs, best practices and risks to your team and the greater EA community

  • Collaborate with other Technical Artists and Workgroups to help drive Cross Team Initiatives

  • Contributes to the creation of the audio creative design within and outside their audio specialty

  • Documents workflows and pipelines, and make sure any relevant information in your day to day role is up to date

Qualifications

  • Shipped at least 3 titles, with 5+ years experience in games

  • Fluent with at least one visual programming tool and/or engine (Unreal, Unity, etc)

  • Comfortable debugging workflows, pipelines, and runtime systems

  • Experience in managing large quantities of content/data

  • Creative mindset with focus on how to improve product quality and team productivity

  • Experience in text-based scripting/coding languages, with high proficiency in at least one language (ie Python, LUA)

  • Understanding of digital audio, acoustics and/or psychoacoustics fundamentals

  • Experience in content production pipelines such as audio/visual asset generation for games, movies, voiceover recording and post production

Nice to Have

  • General knowledge of UFC/MMA

  • Programming experience in C++ or C#

  • Voice talent direction and script writing/editing

BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location. EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

BASE SALARY RANGES

  • British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria): º $63,350 - $98,800 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, and after 3 months of service - extended health/dental/vision coverage and basic life insurance.

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider 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.