Online Designer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 150394

Position Title: Game Designer II

External Description:

Senior Online Designer

We are looking for a talented and experienced Senior Online Designer to join an established group of developers working on a AAA Star Wars title in development at EA Vancouver. This is an opportunity to join a veteran team and help craft the vision and execution of a compelling, innovative and immersive Star Wars experience.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Creative Director, Game Director and Online Producer to define and execute on the vision for a unique online experience
  • Lead the design, execution and tuning of all online game modes, social experiences and live service features.
  • Work with the Creative Director, Game Director and Lead Writer to align all connected features with the single-player narrative and gameplay into a cohesive experience
  • Drive the balancing and tuning of all connected features based on focus testing, metrics, telemetry and other feedback
  • Spearhead the evolution, execution and tuning of the game's features and economy in a live service environment together with the Live Team
  • Champion the vision for the connected experience and live services
  • Track, analyse and communicate on forward-looking trends and player-desired features in online gaming and live services
  • Actively communicate progress, risks and challenges to key stakeholders across the team

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience working on AAA multiplayer titles or modes
  • 2+ shipped titles in a role developing multiplayer, online, or community features
  • Proven ability to set direction and successfully lead a team to deliver AAA quality experiences
  • Strong knowledge and experience with game development in a live service environment
  • Solid understanding of scripting/programming concepts and online infrastructure
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Strong sense of humour and a positive, collaborative, team-centric mentality
  • Comfortable working within a large, cross-disciplinary team
  • Willingness to iterate and adapt designs
  • In-depth knowledge of industry trends in multiplayer/connected experiences
  • Passion for games and gaming

Please Contact our Recruiter, Rebecca Davis:  rdavis@ea.com

 

Benefits:
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 world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality.

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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.

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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