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Game Designer - Metalhead

Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 169209

Position Title: Sr Game Designer

External Description:

Associate Producer – Metalhead

 

Victoria, Canada

 

The team at Metalhead comes from diverse backgrounds, unified by a passion to make original games. We've supported and inspired each other through the development and evolution of the Super Mega Baseball series and have built a fiercely loyal fanbase in the process. And we get to do it all from downtown Victoria. We're growing the studio and hope you'll consider joining us.

 

We're expanding our in-house team so that we can build the next generation of our light-hearted, ultra-customizable athletes (and off-field characters!), both male and female. Our approach is modular and efficient, but we also work toward a unique sense of character and charm.

 

We're looking for someone who can help us with this vision, take ownership of a large amount of work that is often quite technical, and help us improve our processes and pipelines.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Line Producer and Lead Producer to establish product goals, then with Designers to create features
  • Opportunity to work with Analytics and Brand Marketing teams on qualitative and quantitative research
  • You will oversee major features through development, and you will be responsible for feature quality and ensuring the feature vision is upheld
  • Work with partners to vet features and prioritize the backlog to ensure work is aligned with product strategy
  • You will be actively involved in mitigating risk to successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Work with Project Managers on feature delivery processes and proposing improved workflows
  • Work with team developers and QA to ensure quality is managed at the highest standards
  • Identify dependencies and promote the delivery of the requirements across several teams

 

Your Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience as a Product Owner/Producer
  • Experience with waterfall and agile development processes
  • Experience developing a staged product plan, including the creation of user stories and deliverables
  • Experience in UI/UX and Game Design is a bonus, not a requirement

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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: 2021-10-15 22:46:33.623

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About EA

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.

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