Development Director

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States

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Requisition Number: 166509

Position Title: DD II

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

The Challenge Ahead

A Development Director (DD), is responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of a game’s feature and live content on time, within budget, and to the desired quality.  The DD oversees the project schedule, hiring, and managing multiple sub-teams to accomplish the project's goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage various disciplines, including artists, designers, software engineers, development managers, and other production staff.
  • You have oversight over the project development process and play an important role in supporting the development team from one project phase to the next while ensuring quality, collaboration, and communication.
  • You will partner with central business leaders and partner project teams to ensure that they are managing the project on time, to expected quality levels, and within budget
  • Build and evolve an efficient team; identify resourcing needs, provide challenges and developmental opportunities to ensure that all employees reach their potential.
  • Regular communication with the project team and coordinates dependencies with external partners
  • Establish and assign work from defined project goals; achieve project deliverables through managing a team at a project or sub-project level.
  • Organize planning, scrum, and sprint retrospective sessions with their team in an Agile development framework
  • Assessment and mitigation of risks for areas of ownership
  • Partner with core project teams to manage scope and quality

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years project management or team leadership experience
  • Education requirement: University degree Bachelors or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrate a high level of written and verbal communication across all levels and organizations.
  • Experience in various project management methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile

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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 new parent 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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