Launch Development Director - EA
Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Requisition Number: 162418
Position Title: DM
We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.
Electronic Arts Studios Europe includes award-winning studios Criterion Games and DICE (EA Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment), and EA Gothenburg. EASE (EA Studio Europe) Operations supports the EA Battlefield, Star Wars Battlefront, Need For Speed and Mirror’s Edge franchises and is conveniently collocated in Stockholm, Sweden with DICE. Stockholm is also home of the Frostbite Engine, SEED, and EASE Operations.
What will you do as a Launch Development Director at EASE Operations?
You join the team reporting to the Director of EASE Operations Launch & Release Management. Our primary objective is to provide the best player experience, every release. We manage delivery projects from the EA studios in Europe. You organize planning, develop processes, and ensure ease of collaboration.
You document the plan and ensure accurate status updates. You support and guide project contributors in proper reporting and tracking. You identify when deliveries are at risk of being late and help get things back on track. You make project information clear and accessible.
You curate the knowledge repository. You organize project information so it is clear and accessible to empower the team. You manage the knowledge base of methods that achieve excellent player experiences. You secure project documentation and insights we gain over time so that they are easily shared.
You develop our process and supporting systems, ensuring they are fit for purpose and friction free. It is crucial that they are easy to access, create engagement and encourage contribution from all partners. You listen and evaluate efficiency to improve execution.
You guide our team’s process of improvement. You work with our team to improve the way we work. You lead periodic review and retrospective meetings with all relevant persons, and you create an environment where each person is heard so that all ideas for improvement are captured.
You are a trusted colleague and friend. You join a team that values feedback. You are clear, honest and accurate while being open, inclusive and approachable. You excel in teams with diverse people representing different disciplines, ideas and opinions.
What additional qualifications make you a great Launch Development Director?
5 years experience working in the project management office for complex, diverse projects
Proficiency in Atlassian tools, Google applications suite, Microsoft applications
Player first approach
Fluency in English
Achievement oriented and people focused
Process ownership and refinement
Work experience involving live service or video game development
Agile project management
What’s in it for you besides a new challenge? Glad you asked!
At EASE Operations we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over decades. In addition to a great compensation package we offer our employees 10 EA games per year, massage every three weeks, a variety of sports activities (yoga and cross fit to name a few) and health care allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and Sveriges Ingenjörer which includes a parental salary benefit program and also provide our employees’ with occupational pension.
As part of the application process we might ask you to take on a practical work test. The position is permanent and applications will be selected continuously. Apply online with a combined CV and Introduction letter in English.
Community / Marketing Title: Launch Development Director - EA
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Date Opened: 2020-09-14 07:32:16.893
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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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.