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 sport through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FIFA soccer, College Football, NHL® hockey, and EA SPORTS UFC.
Madden is developed at EA’s Tiburon Studio in Orlando, FL, and Madrid, Spain by a team that prides itself on innovation and creative collaboration. We are looking for talent with a passion for sports to create experiences that connect with millions of football fans around the world to grow the love of the sport.
For this role, we are looking for someone to help build out our core development team – whether that be in our career mode, presentation and cameras, user interface, backend systems, or many others.
The Technical Experience Designer bridges the gap between artists and software engineers.
Work with the UI team (Artist, Engineers, Designers) to solve problems, refine workflows, and polish the UI to create an outstanding user experience, from concept to implementation.
Create and implement UI screens, widgets, script animations and effects for game front-end and HUD.
Recreation of authentic broadcast overlays and in game overlays to match styles: Create state-of-the-art in-game content, with a goal of organization, reusability and with the thought of developing for a live product (easily updatable)
Break-down features into defined structures, components, and processes that meet the technical, aesthetic, and functional requirements of the game's vision
High fidelity rapid prototyping for UX evaluation
Advocate for user experience, product consistency, and design excellence.
You will report into the Development Director of the team you'll be part of.
Experience prototyping, developing and maintaining UI features from concept to release.
Experience with scripting languages (C#, Actionscript…), visual scripting or other Object Oriented programming languages.
Good knowledge of Photoshop and other applications from Adobe suite (After Effects, Adobe XD)
Strong technical skills, and ability to quickly learn new proprietary production tools and workflow
Strong attention to detail in the visual aspect of the UI and in the code
Excellent problem solving skills: a successful candidate must be able to quickly identify and debug issues.
Ability to communicate clearly with both engineering and art, articulating both the needs of the art team and the constraints of tech.
Good understanding of UX methodology, and Design theory.
Understanding of revision version control software.
Visual, UX or Motion Design Experience.
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.