Associate Technical Director

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Requisition Number: 160384

Position Title: Associate Technical Director

External Description:

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 build amazing games using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of excellent 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.

What the Franchise Technical Director will do at BioWare:

You will be the most senior engineering director reporting to the Game Director on the next major title in one of BioWare’s most prestigious franchises, and you will be a contributing leader to BioWare studio strategy. You will partner with the other disciplines to build the technology and the programming team to deliver amazing player experiences.

Who You Are:

You have shipped multiple video game titles and understand all phases of game development. You can build a technical vision, as well as build and inspire the programming team to achieve it. You want to help us create industry-leading games.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate creatively with all disciplines to direct software development that fulfills the creative vision.
  • Recruit and develop the best programming talent in the industry.
  • Partner with leaders across BW and EA to build and benefit from the common technical strategy.

Requirements:

  • Experience developing, debugging and optimizing AAA multiplayer games on PC or console.
  • Development experience with multiple game domains (e.g. AI, Rendering, Tools, Online, Animation…)
  • 5+ years of professional multi-platform C++ experience and a solid understanding of software design principles.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent training and professional experience.

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, pension with company match, and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes outstanding people to make outstanding games, we offer great compensation packages and a culture that thrives on creativity and individuality. Health, Dental, Financial offered (ESPP and RRSP matching); Bonus and relocation assistance also offered. We are also open to the option of remote work opportunities for the right candidate.

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Company Profile:

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.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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