Location: Bucharest, RO
Requisition Number: 153788
Position Title: Assoc Producer I
EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, global videogame competitions and breakthrough digital experiences. EA SPORTS delivers personal access to the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports simulation videogames, including Madden NFL football, FIFA, NHL, NBA JAM basketball, NCAA® Football, Fight Night boxing, EA SPORTS MMA, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® golf, and EA SPORTS Active. For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit www.easports.com to connect, share and compete.
The Role: Live Producer
At EA, Live Producers work closely with the production and design team on identifying and creating live content that the EA Sports customer longs for. Deep knowledge of Football and a genuine passion for the sport is a requirement. You will also need a good eye for product quality and usability along with a hunger for AAA game development.
Some of the main tasks for this position include live content design and supervision of live content execution which will require you to have good people skills. Developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external developers is therefore a requirement.
o Ability to work closely with a large distributed team through all phases of the live product cycle.
o Leadership potential and the ability to motivate the team.
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
o Ability to work with large teams, keeping all members focused on the goals.
o Understands recent trends and what good looks like within a live service model and how it applies to the current product.
o Ability to come up with and document creative ideas. Evaluate and critique existing ideas.
o Good eye for game quality and strong advocate for the end-user experience.
o Good problem-solving skills and results-oriented.
o Ability to focus on the big picture and always keep in mind the desired outcome.
o Systems thinker with the ability to learn and understand how end to end systems work.
You will play an instrumental role in the following:
o Work closely with other FIFA Live Producers to build and execute on the live content plan.
o Oversees execution, deadlines and quality levels for live content.
o Able to translate real world football events into live content ideas/plans on short notice, which may sometimes require flexible work hours to mirror real world football events.
o Clearly define goals and opportunities for live content based on “Key Performance Indicators”.
o Work with lead producers to understand targets and priority changes.
o Responsible for effective communication of progress and quality within entire team, internal and external partners.
o Develops franchise-wide relationships and strong engagement with other groups.
o Communicate and champion the vision for live content and live feature improvements to the development team.
o Inspire and motivate the team and peers.
o Work closely across teams to manage dependencies and coordinate deliverables.
o Contribute to team morale & team health. Encourage others towards positive working relationships.
o Mentor less experienced members of the team and contribute towards successful recruiting of new talent.
Who You Are:
o Minimum 3 years background in game design and/or production with relevant experience working on a live service with tight deadlines.
o Passion for and deep understanding of Football.
o Experience across devices and media, including mobile and free-to-play game development (nice to have).
o Good knowledge of the FIFA franchise.
What’s in it for you?
We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, 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.
At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.
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Date Opened: 2018-11-28 11:18:12.513
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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.
Location_formattedLocationLong: Bucharest, RO