Product Manager - Developer Experience
Multiple Locations: Redwood City, California, United States • Toronto, Ontario, Canada • Kitchener, Ontario, Canada • Orlando, Florida, United States • Austin, Texas, United States • Seattle, Washington, United States • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Requisition Number: 168516
Position Title: Principal Product Manager
Note - We are considering candidates at varying levels, from Senior to Lead/Principal PM's
Games published by EA (internal studios and 3rd party) integrate into EA's Digital Platform (EADP) to take advantage of the EA's player network and game functionality. The Developer Experience team's charter is to provide a rich and easy-to-use experience for developers on this Platform that will promote low touch high velocity integrations that allow more content into the EA ecosystem.
The Developer Experience Team sits at the intersection of platform software engineering and game development. An ideal developer experience empowers game teams from largest to the smallest studios to prolifically build on top of the Digital Platform. The team's responsibility is to ensure that game developer product areas (domains) like Commerce, Identity, Social, Game Economy, Game Play Services, Data & AI have a uniform, modern, and compelling developer experience. They establish standards for building great integration experiences, educate our game teams, and build mechanisms such as feedback loops to keep the bar high across the company.
Reporting to a Director of Product Management, you will ensure a seamless API integration experience with EADP. You will guide senior product, engineering and game development leadership across EA and 3rd parties. This is a strategic role.
- You will create strategy using outbound discovery of use cases that defines the API surface area and ideal integration path. Influence, align and work with in-bound domain PM's that oversee the API definition to implement the strategy.
- You will advocate with artifacts an easy-to-use developer's integration experience to engage domain product & engineering teams on API design and sample code.
- You will advocate best practices and consistency in design with artifacts for cross domain API usage by drawing inspiration from other outstanding API-first platforms. Guide the creation and uniformity of artifacts such as integration guides, API references and sample code to ensure ideal integration experience.
- You will implement good PM practices by identifying opportunities that can be translated to features, prioritize features based on a framework, build and communicate feature roadmap to multiple partners including executives, write Product Specs that can be easily consumed by engineering, establish success criteria and manage the metrics.
- 5+ years of PM experience.
- A history of building experiences that delight software developers.
- Comfortable presenting to executives and all kinds of audiences of varying levels
- Bachelors or Graduate degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience
Community / Marketing Title: Product Manager - Developer Experience
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: 2021-09-21 00:32:41.147
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We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers.
We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more.
Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.
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.