Artiste senior.e en effets visuels / Senior Visual Effects Artist - IRON MAN



Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, December 2, 2023

Artiste senior.e en effets visuels / Senior Visual Effects Artist - IRON MAN

Location: Montreal, QC, Canada


Requisition Number:181217
Can this position be remote?: Yes

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

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Our motive is to create innovative action games within iconic worlds where every player feels like the hero. Let’s say that again—iconic worlds, where every player feels like the hero.

Our passion has taken us from imagining dogfighter pilots in Star Wars™: Squadrons, to re-creating Isaac Clarke onboard the Ishimura in Dead Space™, and now to building an original Iron Man action-adventure video game.

We believe in sharing our passion with our community, and with each other by having transparent discussions, by practicing an inclusive culture, and by nurturing a continuous growth mindset. Our approach feels simple, but it leads to the best work of our careers, and as a team, building unique and immersive experiences.

Motive is looking for a Senior VFX Artist to join its Iron Man team using Unreal Engine 5. You will report to the Lead VFX Artist and collaborate with transversal teams, bringing to life our next AAA title.


  • Partner closely with the Lead Artists, Designers, and Engineering teams to create high quality real-time visual effects. FX assets include particle systems, meshes, shaders, textures, rigid body sims and animations
  • Create FX assets using EA’s proprietary game engine, according to the agreed design and within the constraints of the target hardware and software. There is an emphasis on knowledge sharing between different teams throughout EA’s studios
  • Be responsible for technical and aesthetic considerations for the project’s visual effect art style. A balance must be achieved between a high visual quality and staying within our performance constraints
  • Manage In-Game Particle Effects for action-adventure games. These include weapon and vehicle FX, environmental, destruction, etc.


  • 5 years experience in the industry
  • Experience shipping high quality console games
  • Experience in 2D packages such as Photoshop, After Effects or Nuke
  • Experience in 3D packages such as Max or Maya
  • Strong knowledge of environmental effects, lighting, and dynamics
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work well in a team and communicate with other disciplines
  • Solid Technical abilities to aid in creating new visual effects art pipelines
  • Organizational skills when approaching tasks, files, and storage of the material.

Additional skills and experience (nice to have):

  • Knowledge of Frostbite
  • Experience with Unity Visual Graph Editor or Unreal Niagara
  • Knowledge of substance
  • Experience with a scripting language (HLSL, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with Houdini.

3D Portfolio Requirements:
A link to your portfolio must be included with your application/resume. All portfolios should contain a breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you are responsible for in your reel, screenshots, scanned pictures, web page portfolio, etc. Please include as many of the following elements as you can:

  • Examples of natural and organic effects (smoke, fire, waterfalls)
  • Examples of fantastical effects animation (spells, explosions)
  • Examples of rigid or soft body dynamics
  • Effects created in a game engine
  • Examples of modeling texturing and lighting
  • Examples of various animations

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.