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Data Wrangling Technician

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

Data Wrangling Technician

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, BC, Canada • Los Angeles, CA, USA • Washington, USA

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Requisition Number: 182005

Position Title: Associate Acquisition Specialist

External Description:

Data Wrangling Technician

Electronic Arts

Vancouver

  • EA Create is a collective of content production teams partnering with EA Studios game teams to deliver outstanding visuals, audio and technology. Our teams consist of artists, engineers, technicians, designers and development directors. Worldwide, we combine our teams to form a global group of extraordinary individuals fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating amazing visuals, sound and experiences. We are a diverse team, unified through collaboration, culture and craft.
  • The EA Create Capture team is made up of industry experts responsible for motion and performance capture, 3D body and facial scanning, data processing and virtual cinematography tools. EA Create Capture is looking for a Data Wrangling Technician to join the team at its Burnaby studio.
  • You will:Report to the Capture Mocap Development Manager and partner with Capture Recording and Create Project Management and Animation teams.
  • Perform detailed pre-shoot technical set ups, shoot tasks and post-shoot pipeline steps across all motion capture, scanning and development services.
  • Be the expert for all tasks relating to the pre-shoot set-up of recording sessions and movement of data from recording session into post-production.
  • Be the first contact for any pipeline failures and accountable for initiating the appropriate mitigation plan to unblock the pipeline or escalate to the appropriate team member.
  • Communicate and validate information (e.g. shot lists, talent lists, prop lists) being ingested into databases resulting in quality data.
  • Perform pipeline steps post-shoot: ingest data to appropriate pipeline, troubleshoot any pipeline blockages and escalate risk.
  • Provide support to game development teams in post-production: preparing and distributing order tool, partner relationship support, distributing game team data orders to team members.
  • Create workflow and pipeline documentation.
  • Help onboard new team members.
  • Provide on-set support to the recording team.
  • You should:Have high technical aptitude, be willing to improve pipeline processes and tasks that ensure our workflows run optimally.
  • Use proprietary custom-built software, as well as Maya, Adobe Bridge CC, Reality Capture, Office, Google Sheets, and Shotgrid to perform your tasks.
  • Understand custom toolset purposes and their affect within the pipeline.
  • Be familiar and keep up-to-date with industry standard file formats.
  • Understand technical dependencies of 3D scanning, motion capture, performance capture and virtual cinematography.
  • Maintain the communication that connects the pre-production, production and post-production departments - troubleshoot automated pipeline errors.
  • Manage custom workflows and propose changes for optimization and efficiency.
  • Coordinate schedules and assign tasks to ensure data passes through each pipeline phase.
  • Demonstrate consistency with handling large amounts of data that depends on extreme technical accuracy and consistency.
  • Know when, why and how to escalate risk.
  • Work well in a very busy team.
  • You have:Worked as a Data Wrangler or On-set Digital Imaging Technician within VFX, film & TV
  • Post-production coordination
  • 1+ years experience using Shotgrid to manage assets and workflow

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 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. Pay 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

  • California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento):

º $66,000 - $100,800 USD Annually

  • Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane):

º $59,750 - $90,850 USD Annually

  • British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):

º $54,900 - $84,750 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. In the US, we offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to temporary full-time employees scheduled to work full time. In British Columbia, we 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.

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Company Profile:

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.

EEOText:

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.

Days Open: 4

Can this position be remote?: 0

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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.

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