Development Director/Operations Manager

Location: Shanghai, Shanghai, China

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Requisition Number: 164476

Position Title: DD I

External Description:

Report to Studio Director of EA Create Shanghai.

The EA Create Shanghai studio is looking for an experienced, and fun-loving individual to join our leadership team and help create EA's next big AAA title.

EA Create Shanghai is a center for distributed development across EA's game studios where we get to work on popular franchises such as Battlefield, Apex Legends, Need for Speed, Plants vs. Zombies, EA Sports and many more. We aim to provide game studio partners art production solutions while focusing on refining and expanding our studio capabilities.

The Operations Manager manages cross organizational operations and project management at EA Create Shanghai studio. You will be the participate in strategic decisions across all studio projects while developing plans and implementing these plans.

Our leadership team is composed of experienced game developers from all over the world. We are an international group and we aim to create a fun work culture and environment worthy of a top-notch global game company. We promote staff-motivated culture projects such as photography club, studio parties, bike riding club, tabletop games, Friday happy hours to improve intra-studio relationships between project teams.

Responsibilities:

  • You will manage all local contracts including partner reviews with Create, legal, accounting, and tax
  • Manage all training projects as from planning, scheduling, to tracking and improvements
  • Support studio leadership to oversee studio-wide standards development and reporting
  • You will oversee all studio-wide events
  • Manage studio budgets (purchases, reconcile actuals, and reporting)
  • You will be the bridge between EA Create and EA China for policy agreement and operational understanding
  • Support studio leadership on resourcing, talent acquisition, and retention projects
  • Support DDs on capacity planning and tracking
  • Support Art Production:
  • Minimize bottlenecks while ensuring the production pipeline matches with the needs of the game studios;
  • Identify project risks through regular monitoring of production status, team morale and communication channels; call out project risks and create mitigation plans before they become an issue;
  • Manage through change request process by communicating to project partners the nature of the change request, the cost of changes and the prioritization of the changes;
  • Find and address attrition risks

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of project management or operations management experience. PMP Certification (or Scrum certification) an asset;
  • Excellent process mindset and documentation ability, previous process reengineering experience an added advantage;
  • Solid Project Management software experience including but not excluding to: JIRA, Confluence, Shotgun, SharePoint, Visio or other visualization and diagramming tools;
  • Across all levels of an organization, mediation and conflict resolution; Enjoy team setting and experience building working relationship with remote locations and global teams;
  • People management experience with performance tracking and career development planning
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin;
  • Previous vendor management experience in distributed development is a big 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.

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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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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