Development Manager

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States

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Requisition Number: 162180

Position Title: DM

External Description:

Development Manager

We are EA

And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

The Challenge Ahead

A Development Manager (DM) on Madden, ensures the delivery of a game feature on time and within budget. The DM oversees the project schedule, hiring, and manages the team to achieve a high standard

Responsibilities

  • Manage a development team which generally consists of Software Engineers, Animators, Artists, and Designers. Work with Madden feature development teams with to lock down requirements and specifications. 
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide management escalation, project prioritization, make tradeoffs, balance the needs versus technical constraints, and improve initial partner deployments. 
  • Identify task-related processes to improve efficiency 
  • Focus on immediate team and identify team issues and suggest solutions related to execution goals. 
  • Ensure each projects setup meets the specifications with Studio. 
  • Provide regular status reporting and capacity plan updates. 
  • Track and implement project improvement plans to improve team efficiency. 
  • Establish engagement practices: Ensure all workflow is clearly defined, processes are documented, and staff trained in expectations on the workflow. 
  • Mentor individual contributors within project team 
  • Ensure all have professional development plans. Conduct regular one-on-ones. 

What skills does EA look for?

An EA Development Manager will have at a minimum: 3 years of experience in a software development environment, 2 years Project Management or Project Lead experience, and 1 or more years of leadership experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in any number of related fields including Computer Science, Game Development, Business. A Master’s degree
  • Excellent knowledge of production life cycle, tools and programs planning.
  • Experience in a Scrum / Agile software development environment. Scrum Master Certification.
  • Perforce, and Visio 
  • Experience working on console development
  • experience working with broad teams.
  • mediation and conflict resolution skills


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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 new parent 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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