Technical Director

Multiple Locations: Los Angeles, California, United States • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

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Requisition Number: 166934

Position Title: Technical Director I

External Description:

Respawn Entertainment is a AAA game development studio that was founded in 2010 by former co-founders of Infinity Ward and creators of the multi-billion dollar Call of Duty and Modern Warfare franchises. We shipped Titanfall, Titanfall 2, and Apex Legends. We are hiring for our Apex Legends team.

You will report directly to the Director of Engineering and contribute to our engineering efforts by working with our game development and testing teams to create tools, services, and automation to support our games being the highest quality.

You will work across many different technologies and add your creative touch to the technology we create to support building high-quality games.

ROLE OVERVIEW:

Strategy & Planning

  • You will provide technical oversight and lead the tools and data strategy for the group.
  • Drive and share achievements and innovation.
  • Drive collaboration with partners and gain agreement on all levels.
  • Oversee the technical proficiency of the team and solutions provided.
  • Assist partners to understand their technology and data requirements and manage opportunities.

Implementation & Deployment

  • Ensure technology is delivered following a Minimal Viable Product and Agile methodology.
  • Ensure appropriate technology is used to achieve the best overall benefit for the business, including contingency.

Operational Management

  • Ensure that technological processes and customer-facing services comply with expectations.
  • Develop strong relationships with technical peers throughout EA.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 6 years software industry professional experience, including C++ or C#.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:

  • Experience developing new talent, including leading, coaching and mentoring software engineers.
  • Ability to recruit and retain great people to the team and company.
  • Experience reviewing and evaluating technical skills.
  • Familiarity with Oversee project dependencies and risks..

You will be an important player in Respawn's approach for ensuring its games meet the highest possible software quality standards.

What's in it for you? Glad you asked!

We realize it takes excellent people to make outstanding games, we offer great compensation packages and a culture that values creativity and individuality.

We love to celebrate our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, pension plans, bonuses and RSU's, tuition reimbursement, free video games, and more!

 

 

 

 

 

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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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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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