Senior Development Director

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Requisition Number: 155870

Position Title: Sr DD

External Description:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company.  EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

At BioWare, our mission is to create worlds of adventure, conflict, and companionship that inspire you to become the hero of your story.  Our teams drive innovation using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of world-class developers across EA’s network of studios.  We are passionate about games and their potential as a creative medium to reach and inspire people through emotion, artistry, and engaging storytelling.  If you share this passion, this is an amazing opportunity to help shape the next generation of gaming.

BioWare is looking for an experienced and passionate Senior Development Director to provide operational leadership to our Dragon Age team.  This position reports into the Executive Producer.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the full operational aspects of the game development, including establishing development framework, reporting, risk management, resource management and budget.
  • Work closely with project leadership to define the strategy to execute against milestones and key deliverables.
  • Develop, maintain and publish project KPI’s that track project quality, delivery and predictability.
  • Develop plans to utilize external partners for variable workforce options to meet capacity and financial goals.
  • Ensure the team has the organizational structure, processes and practices that allow them to produce high quality work efficiently, on time, and on budget.
  • Drive efficiencies and new ways of thinking with a goal of reducing waste and increasing predictability.
  • Partner with project leadership to foster an engaging, fulfilling and fun working environment
  • Establish regular communication with team and key stakeholders to provide project status updates.
  • Partner with Studio leadership on franchise planning and execution.

 

Qualifications

  • Experience managing a large project with Agile project management principles and practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and possesses strong emotional intelligence skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills - able to work on complex problems where analysis of situations requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
  • This role requires highly developed relationship building skills and the ability to establish credibility and influence within BioWare and centralized EA groups.
  • The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of game operations acquired from a minimum of 10+ years’ experience in project management on AAA game franchises or similar software development projects.

 

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2019-05-23 00:31:52.78

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