Development Manager

Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

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Requisition Number: 163695

Position Title: DM

External Description:

DICE (EA Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment), the award-winning studio based in Stockholm, Sweden, is best known for creating the phenomenally successful Battlefield franchise, the Star Wars: Battlefront franchise, and the very creative game Mirror’s Edge.

We work through our 4 guiding values: Passion with Purpose, Creative Innovation, Everything Quality, and One Community. Our people are the backbone and driving force to our creative products. As such, we are dedicated to providing everyone the chance to express themselves and be their very best with a common cause.

 

Role Overview

As a Development Manager in DICE, you will manage project and feature planning, implement and improve our processes, mentor our people and manage risks partnering with the Technology organisation of the studio. Reporting into a Senior Development Director, you will work with Technical Directors and game Producers to guide decisions within your team and the broader Technology organisation - presenting practical and creative options to solve project challenges. 

A Development Manager at DICE is also a leader of team culture and engagement – finding the right balance between delivering excellent products and caring for our team’s health and well-being.

 

What skills does DICE look for?

You have 5+ years working as a project manager; preferably within the Tech industry. You are passionate about efficient projects and processes supporting great products. You have experience creating and maintaining well functioning teams. You are comfortable talking across all levels of an organization; you always know the status of your project and can visualize that status for any audience.

We believe that you have experience working with (or equivalent):

  • Project management frameworks such as Agile and Waterfall
  • Project development with emphasis on team empowerment
  • Manage multiple requirements from different teams
  • Tools, e.g. Jira, Hansoft, Microsoft and Google products.

Execution

  • Manage planning in different stages of development (design, production, live service)
  • Scope and Capacity Management across different products
  • Track and communicate project status
  • Identify and manage risks within the project

Team

  • Guide your team to achieve our milestones on time and at quality
  • Inspire and align all involved teams towards the outlined goals
  • Provide support and mentorship to your team members
  • Maintain an environment that encourages creativity and collaboration

Process

  • Create new processes, evaluate existing processes, and evolve process to support the team
  • Guide current processes to encourage innovation and improvements
  • Document and share what we learn with the team and studio

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Community / Marketing Title: Development Manager

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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