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Associate Development Manager

Location: Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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Requisition Number: 168287

Position Title: Assoc DM

External Description:

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connection of millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is a challenge. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the world.
Innovation, passion and team-work is at the heart of everything we do. Our studio in Madrid is looking for the brightest talent so we can continue to expand and create experiences that connect the world to play.
If you're passionate about your craft, this is the role of a lifetime.
THE ROLE
The EA Sports team is searching for a Project & People Manager to manage the development of the most popular video games in the world. A game like FIFA consists of many features and as a Project & People Manager you will ensure the delivery of one or more game features, while reporting to a Senior Development Director.

Responsibilities:

Project/Program Management
You will:
  • You will manage a diverse development team which generally consists of Software Engineers, Animators, Artists, and Designers. 
  • Manage the development of multiple features in a Waterfall-Agile hybrid environment for outstanding entertainment products, having a relentless passion for creating high- quality player experiences.
  • Be responsible for the planning of your assigned features and all associated work, continuously monitor and assess execution, organize product and project review meetings, and work with colleagues from other studios to adjust dev operations and plans as needed.
  • Ensure that project and product objectives are achieved according to the established schedule and effectively managing all aspects of the plan.
  • Help us manage risks, communicate status, identify challenges and create action plans to avoid, mitigate or remove them.
People Management
You will:
  • Be a leader of the studio, actively supporting the continuous development of our operations, practices, and culture.
  • Contribute to the recruitment process
  • Manage the professional development of team members, establishing goals based on their personal development plans, aligned with our business objectives, and will continuously monitor progress through ongoing one-to-one meetings and quarterly conversations.
  • Manage performance and conduct annual reviews together with peers and management.
  • Resolve challenges in a collaborative way, ensuring team satisfaction.
  • Be a culture champion for our studio and our community, an agent of change helping us continuously improve diversity, equity and inclusion in everything we do

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of project management and 2+ years of people management experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), tools, and processes.
  • Bachelor's degree (or training / experience equivalent to ) in any of the following areas: Computer Science, Game Production/Development, Business, etc.;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, project management tools (e.g. Microsoft Project, Hansoft), bug tracking systems (e.g. DevTrack, JIRA), data analysis tools and sound business and operations fundamentals.
  • Experience working with distributed teams in a diverse and international setting.
  • While our studio is in Spain and we love speaking in Spanish, this role requires you to be fluent in English and with great communication and interpersonal skills. 

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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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