Content Producer, EA SPORTS (Contract)

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • New York, New York, United States • Los Angeles, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 164220

Position Title: Marketing Producer II

External Description:

Content Producer – EA SPORTS FIFA (6-Month Contract) 

As a Content Producer for EA SPORTS FIFA, you will manage video and design assets as for the global FIFA campaign. Focusing on this year’s above the line launch moment, the Content Producer plays an important role at the intersection of production and creative. By encouraging close relationships with content creators and keeping in constant communication with partners, the Producer guides the production of assets from briefing, through creation and into delivery and deployment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of dedicated FIFA production projects and drive from briefing through to delivery.
  • Liaise with contracted production agencies as EA’s lead POC for major campaign moments.
  • Communicate with account management or producers at partner agencies to handle day to day coordination of shoots, budgets and asset management.
  • Manage and reduce project risks throughout the production process. 
  • Organize frequent creative reviews with dev, brand, activation, licensee's/licensors, and other team members to solicit feedback and approval on latest cuts.
  • Create work back and production schedules based on delivery dates and keep interested parties updated on production deadlines & milestones.
  • Read scripts and provide creative and editorial feedback to creative director ensuring vision is aligned with brand vision, schedule, budget and quality targets.
  • Be a source of knowledge and resource for team members and chase answers where there are gaps in the team's knowledge.
  • Maintain asset trackers and sync with CFX teams and other partners to ensure understanding on asset production statuses and timing.
  • Manage postproduction vendors w/ Group Sr. Producer including review bids for accuracy, consistency and once approved, initiate SOW's and PO requests.
  • Initiate music licensing and composition requests with EA's music group, confirming usage, territory, timeline, and artist credits.
  • Send trailers and other assets to EA's Legal team with proper caveats for review and confirm required disclaimers.
  • Sync with EA's localization team to confirm on time delivery of localization projects and assets.
  • Ensure all assets are delivered on time and communicated to CFX partners so that they can be deployed correctly.
  • Provide rapid response to executive and senior leadership team request for assets for special use cases, events, board meetings, award shows.
  • QC all assets for accurate spelling, required legal copy, ESRB ratings, correct end slates, and ensure files are error free. 
  • Source in-game assets for internal editors and vendors including working with game producers to understand asset availability and also directly pulling assets from Perforce.
  • Partner with main team leaders to guide the creative execution and production of AAA assets for a global sports and gaming audience.
  • Maintain a clear overview of all content creation and instinctively delve into details when a more hands-on approach is required.
  • Communicate schedules, status, risks, challenges, and solutions throughout the company.

Expertise

  • You are a master of influence, carefully balancing creative excellence with on time delivery while following budget constraints and looking for savings.
  • Be an accomplished mediator and resolver of conflicts, able to help people and teams with opposing points of view come together and agree on goals and solutions.
  • Must have experience overseeing and delivering major productions, expertise of managing timelines and budgeting restraints will be key
  • Can distill complex plans down to their path and proper milestones.
  • Maintain ownership and keep members accountable and invested in great outcomes and high-quality content.
  • Excel in a fast-paced environment with daily deliverables that must be met.
  • Have knowledge of FIFA franchise, gaming culture and the sporting world.
  • Common production tools: Airtable, Asana, Smartsheet, Frame.io, Frontify, and Google Drive.
  • You have produced content during the COVID pandemic and aware of the need for safe approaches to all creative endeavors
  • Experience with Paid Media, Social, Email, POS
  • Experience with adaptation/localization process
  • Understanding of internal creative/production approach as well as external agency model
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate and function as part of a team are important

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in applicable field such as cinema/tv, video games, communications, media, etc.
  • 6+ years of experience in asset production at video game or creative content studios.
  • Willingness to travel on a basis for studio meetings, and shoots if and when COVID protocols safely allow
  • Comfortable working with a wide array of technical tools and workflows

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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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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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