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Technical Development Director, Mobile

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 167505

Position Title: DD II

External Description:

Respawn Entertainment is a AAA video game development studio that aspires to create new hit games that leave a lasting impact for gamers worldwide. Our work includes the critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends and Titanfall franchise.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and improve production plans for Apex Legends Mobile, ensuring project setups meet Studio specifications and creating ongoing process improvements. You will report to the Executive producer for Apex Legends Mobile.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide management escalation, project prioritization, make trade-offs, and guide initial partner deployments.
  • Identify task-related processes to improve efficiency
  • Focus on immediate team needs and issues, and then suggest solutions related to execution goals.
  • Provide regular status reporting and capacity plan updates.
  • You will track and implement project improvement plans to promote team efficiency.
  • Determine engagement practices: Ensure all workflow is clearly defined, processes are documented, and staff trained in expectations on the workflow.
  • You'll help with departmental planning (i.e. resource, initiative, program increment, release planning).
  • Design and help implement process improvements across groups and advocate for the team.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in a software development environment, 3 years Project Management or Project Lead experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of education in any number of related fields including Computer Science, Game Development, Business, High Technology
  • Excellent knowledge of production life cycle, processes and projects planning.
  • Experience in a Scrum / Agile software development environment.
  • Project tracking software experience (Jira, Trello, MS Project, Asana, Confluence); experience with Smart Sheets a plus
  • Experience working with external development teams
  • Experience working on Live Services development
  • Experience working with broad teams.
  • Mediation and conflict resolution skills
  • Provide regular status reporting and capacity plan updates.
  • Track and implement project improvement plans to promote team efficiency.
  • Determine engagement practices: Ensure all workflow is clearly defined, processes are documented, and staff trained in expectations on the workflow.

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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.

Date Opened: 2021-08-13 17:54:03.723

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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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