Development Director - QV (EA Sports)

Location: Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

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Requisition Number: 162518

Position Title: DD I

External Description:

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 challenging. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

What a DD in Quality Verification does

QV partners with EA Studios Game teams to guide quality in the game. Our team is comprised of quality designers, engineers, data analysts, and development directors. Worldwide, we combine our teams to form a global group of extraordinary individuals fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating quality experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer, who welcomes all qualified candidates. We value diverse teams, unified through collaboration, culture and craft, and encourage our team members to bring their unique perspectives to the table.

As a Development Director - QV within the Development Technology Services (DTS) you will manage other leaders within your assigned projects, work closely with Producers, Technical Directors on the development team and you will report to the Lead Development Director of the assigned gaming franchise, EA Sports.

The opportunity ahead:

Talent Management:

  • Build and mentoring teams; identify resourcing needs, providing challenges and developmental opportunities to ensure that all employees reach their potential.
  • Improve operational effectiveness of team effort by assessing current practices and incorporating new strategies
  • Develop working relationships with your immediate team and those outside of the immediate team that have an effect on the completion of the project
  • Provide line management to employees across departments within a single project team
  • Mentor and support other leaders
  • Communicate with project team and coordinate requirements with external partners
  • Participate in the hiring process

Execution:

  • Establish and assign task goals from defined project goals; achieve project deliverables through managing team at a project-level (e.g. Franchise-wide level);
  • Mitigate risk for assigned scope
  • Partner with Development to manage scope and quality

Project Management:

  • Establish an overall project schedule based on the individual task estimates
  • Ensure project deliverables are completed on time and within budget through active participation in the test responsibilities and process, while driving quality
  • Determine the resource requirements to meet the task requirements
  • Establish a project budget, determine task requirements, and assign tasks to team resources

Your profile:

  • 5+ years prior experience in project and people management in an IT environment;
  • Solid leadership experience; mediation and conflict resolution skills;
  • Experience in several project management methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile;
  • Experience working in a distributed and matrix structure;

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

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 great compensation packages and a culture that values creativity and individuality.

Are you ready to join a winning team?


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.

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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.

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Date Opened: 2020-09-21 18:01:49.673

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