Development Director

Location: Shanghai, Shanghai, China

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Requisition Number: 164438

Position Title: DD I

External Description:

Asia Studios' Partnered Development Group is a relatively new team that is managing IP-licensed dev and outsourced dev with several different development partners across Asia, using EA's IP to build and launch mobile games created in Asia, but made for the entire world.

As the development director for Asia Studios' Partnered Development Group, you will ensure the success of several new mobile projects by managing project planning, resourcing, risk management and partner communication for the team as a whole, and putting operational structure and thoughtfulness behind everything the team does.

Report to Senior Director of Product Management - EA Asia Studios

Responsibilities:


Internal Project Management

  • You will establish the project development structure and guide the project teams to proceed.
  • Build the roadmap/schedule with estimation of the scope of work, for multiple projects.
  • Determine the resource plan to meet the requirements for multiple products.
  • Implement and monitor the cycle of each development process, and support the internal team.
  • Produce milestone reports and ensure the deliverables.
  • Manage budget for procurement, travel and outsourcing.
  • Find and address risks during project cycles.
  • Communicate to project partners including overseas partners on status updates, resources, schedule, dependencies, risks and processes.

External Project Management

  • Manage communication between internal and external development teams
  • Guide the internal and external teams to achieve the milestones on time and at quality.
  • Align all involved teams (internal and external) towards the outlined goals.
  • Manage planning in all development stages from pre-pro, production, launch, and live scope.
  • You will build and evolve the processes to allow live service operations during soft launch and following commercial launch.



Facilitator

  • Ensure equipment, tools and support are provided for team members.
  • Enhance personal understanding of the production process and offer input.
  • Provide input for departmental planning (i.e. resource planning, cost estimates etc.); can promote process improvements across departments.

Qualifications


  • 4 years Project Management experience; 3 years of leadership experience (line management)
  • Experiences on managing projects in SCRUM
  • Mediation and conflict resolution skill
  • Educational background: Bachelors degree. You should include a Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent discipline.
  • PMP Certification an asset.
  • Fluent in both English and Mandarin. Japanese, Korean is plus.

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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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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! 

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