DICE Ops: Development Director
Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Requisition Number: 159471
Position Title: DD I
We are DICE
DICE (EA Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment), the award-winning studio based in Stockholm, Sweden, is best known for creating the phenomenally successful Battlefield franchise, the Battlefront franchise, and the innovative game Mirror’s Edge.
We work through our 4 guiding values: Passion with Purpose, Creative Innovation, Everything Quality, and One Community. We recognise that our people are the backbone and driving force to our creative products. As such, we are dedicated in providing everyone the ability to express, learn, and be their very best with a common cause.
The Challenge Ahead
We are looking for an experienced person to provide daily team leadership within our Dice Operations team. Success for the Development Director (DD) arises from a healthy partnership with Producers, Technical Directors and other production roles within DICE and EA as well as a real passion for continuously improving our practices, work environment and culture.
What a Development Director does at DICE Operations
You will manage the planning of time, resources and organization for your areas of responsibility throughout the whole product cycle. Furthermore, you will guide decision- making with your team by presenting practical and creative options to solve resourcing and delivery challenges. In tracking and reporting progress you are not just satisfied with task completion but require a push for quality.
As a DD in DICE Operations, you will also be a leader of team culture and engagement – finding the right balance between delivering excellent products and caring for our team’s health and culture.
As the next great Development Director
We believe you possess the following:
- 5+ years project management experience – preferably in the tech industry
- Some years of leadership experience and a desire to lead
- Experience in success through mediation and conflict resolution
- Comfort in communicating across all levels of an organisation
- Ability to motivate, encourage and inspire a team
We believe that you are comfortable and have experience working with:
- Agile development, using Scrum/Kanban/Lean
- Project development with emphasis on team empowerment
- Risk analysis and mitigation techniques
- Budgeting and resource planning
- Project management software and tools, e.g. Jira, HanSoft.
What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!
At DICE we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the last decade. In addition to a great compensation package we offer our employees 10 EA games per year, massage every three weeks, a variety of sports activities (yoga and cross fit to name a few) and health care allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and Sveriges Ingenjörer and also provide our employees’ with occupational pension.
Although we enjoy working diligently at DICE, we value our employees’ personal lives. A good work-life balance is something we practice and maintain even during high-intensity periods.
We encourage an inclusive culture that brings out the best in everyone and welcome applications from different backgrounds. Looking forward to receiving your application!
Community / Marketing Title: DICE Ops: Development Director
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Date Opened: 2020-01-17 16:35:28.29
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EA 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 or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.