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What does the Frostbite Audio and Movie Team Do?

Join a versatile team driving innovation in Audio and Movie technologies within Frostbite. Reporting to the Engineering Manager of Frostbite Audio and Movie, you will work with domain experts that are passionate about developing the very best audio and movie tools and runtime technologies within the games industry. You will help develop a broad range of features and capabilities, including DSP plugins, interactive music, sound effects, speech systems, content encoding/decoding, video compression and more! We work with game studios throughout EA to solve challenges across a broad range of genres and the results of your work will have an impact on the final quality of games enjoyed by millions of players.


  • We develop industry-leading audio and movie solutions

  • We help support our community of content creators and collaborate with game teams to provided optimized audio systems, solve complex audio challenges

  • You will help develop a broad range of features and capabilities, including Mixing workflows, sound effect playback systems, DSP, content encoding/decoding, speech systems, interactive Music, video compression and more!


  • High level of proficiency in C++. C# is desirable but not required.

  • Experience developing, testing, and debugging code. Enthusiasm for well tested, maintainable, and easily readable code.

  • Advanced software development skills such as an understanding of memory management, object-oriented design, multi-core utilization, etc.

  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment

  • Professional software development experience

You will bring..

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar

  • 3+ years of professional software development experience

  • Professional or recreational experience with audio or movie software development. (Such as audio mixing, sound effects, DSP, interactive music, speech, video compression, image processing, or programming with audio APIs such as Wwise.)

  • Experience with Perforce, Confluence, JIRA

  • Game industry experience, either with a central technology team or with a game studio


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.


  • British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria): º $96,400 - $133,900 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, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

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.