Sr Product Manager, Competitive Gaming

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 155948

Position Title: Sr. Technical Product Manager 1

External Description:

We are EA

We are building a global team to strategically promote competitive gaming programs for Respawn studio’s hit game Apex Legends. We are looking for passionate, creative individuals with the imagination to improve and lead in the industry. Together we will inspire the world to play competitively and make stars of all our players.

An important part of the team is the Sr. Product Manager. As the PM, you will be responsible for increasing in-game and out-of-game engagement for all competitive Apex players at all levels from online play to the big stage at the ALGS (Apex Legends Global Series) Majors.

Responsibilities

You will report directly to the Sr. Director of Product for Esports. You will write competitive gaming business cases, assist with creative briefs, establish technical conditions for gameplay, and enable features for viewers and competitors in the Apex Legends Competitive Gaming ecosystem.

You will work with a different teams to ensure they are aligned, understand current priorities and fostering collaboration with Game Development, Central Technology, Global Analytics, Consumer Insights, and Apex Legends & Central Competitive Gaming teams.

Maintain and communicate on the status of the Apex Legends specific esports vision and provide regular updates to align partners across the organization on the progress and prioritization of their needs.

Collate player feedback, interpret data, and analyze behavior of players and viewers and translate that into key initiative requirements. You will act as the go to point of contact for all Competitive Gaming features, prioritize the features for development and collaborate with Apex Legends Dev to create a roadmap.

Influence on the competitive structure and schedule for all levels of Apex Legends competitive gaming will be, but not limited to, match making methodology, online qualifiers, and modes and strategy within the game, but also how we define the intersection of offline and online with our event strategy.

Key Requirements

  • B.S degree in a technical field or a vast technological understanding, MBA preferred
  • 3+ years of experience creating strategic product roadmap(s) from conception to launch and working with partners
  • Explain complex system designs in an understandable manner for key stakeholders.
  • Reputation for being a collaborative advisor and dedicated facilitator, with an ability to organize and motivate work across multiple team boundaries

Highly desirable skills

  • Analysis of features
  • Persuade multiple partners without direct authority.
  • Esports Managerial experience and avid Apex Legends player/follower

Benefits

We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, and of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes outstanding people to make outstanding games, we offer a great compensation package and a culture that enjoys creativity and individuality.

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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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EEO Employer Verbiage:

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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