3D Art Lead


  • Remote  
    California, United States
    perm, remote  
  • Company
    Electronic Arts  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    13 May 2023  
    Posted on
    13 March 2023  

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.

Ripple Effect, an evolution of Battlefield's DICE LA, is a Los Angeles-based game studio on a mission to build community-first experiences through continuous innovation and boundary breaking technology.

Our Values: We believe in an honest and transparent environment, where developers grow in their crafts. We value bold risk-taking followed by excellence through iteration. We seek developers with diverse experiences who will enrich our studio creativity.

We are looking for a 3D Art Lead like you to inspire and guide a team of artists in delivering virtual assets of unrivaled visual quality. This role will report to our Studio Art Line Director, based in our studio in Los Angeles, California. We are considering on-site and hybrid working options, and welcome full-time remote candidates within the US or Canada to apply.


  • Lead artists in creating best-in-class 3D assets ranging from large buildings to small environmental props.
  • Drive the creation of benchmark 3D assets.
  • Conduct frequent asset reviews with the artists to ensure our quality bar is being met and our work is completed on time.
  • Partner with the 3D Content Director to document and communicate pipeline enhancements and best practices to ensure asset cohesion across the art team.
  • Work closely with the World Art Director to drive and execute the AD’s vision of the project.
  • Collaborate with the Art Line to improve the team’s abilities through mentorship of skills, process, and artistic techniques.

Skills We Look For:

  • Excellent technical ability with a thorough understanding of modeling, lighting and surfacing
  • Expert knowledge of Maya or similar 3D modeling software in addition to possessing strong sculpting skills and knowledge of ZBrush
  • Expert knowledge of PBR texture & material pipelines
  • Experience with photogrammetry 
  • Passion for collaboration with other artists and a desire to mentor younger talent
  • Strong communication skills and a detailed approach to organization


We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, and of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives on creativity and individuality. 

Next Steps:

As part of the application process, we may ask you to complete a practical work exercise. Apply online with a resume and portfolio/show reel.


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these states. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range for your specific location.

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also 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, 10 weeks paid time off to bond with baby (following 1 year of service), medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) 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. 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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