Technical Artist - Rigging - EA Create

EA Vancouver

EA Vancouver

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Multiple Locations: Toronto, ON, Canada • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Requisition Number:179938
Can this position be remote?: No

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.

Technical Artist - Rigging ( EA Create : Rigging ) - Temporary

EA Create

EA Create is a collective of content production teams partnering with EA Studios game teams to bring outstanding visuals, audio and technology to life. 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're a diverse team that is unified through collaboration, culture and craft.


EA Create Rigging, the versatile team mostly based between Vancouver, Canada, and Orlando, Florida is best known for creating amazing work in titles such as Football Club, Madden, UFC, Plants Versus Zombies, Apex Legends, Dead Space, and Battlefield to name a few; and we're looking to expand our team for upcoming titles.

Technical Artist 1 - Rigging

A Rigging Artist works on a specific project under the direction of a Rigging Lead and Development Director to ensure assets requests are completed to the quality level of the project. Your tasks can include skeleton creation, skinning, control rigging, cloth/hair simulation, and scripting.


  • Rigging and Skinning
  • Cloth and Hair Simulation
  • Asset maintenance
  • Script development


  • 2 years experience
  • Background in rigging and skinning complex assets
  • Expertise in Maya
  • Python Scripting Experience
  • Knowledge of animation principles and human anatomy


  • Shipped Game Title or VFX / Feature Animation
  • Game Engine Experience (Commercial or Proprietary)
  • Character Simulation Experience
  • 3D Math Experience
  • Houdini Experience
  • Motion Capture Familiarity
  • Knowledge of C++

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.