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Development Director- UFC

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Requisition Number: 170550

Position Title: DD I

External Description:

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connecting millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. The EA SPORTS UFC franchise offers the thrilling spectacle and entertainment of MMA for over 20 million players across the globe, delivering fluid and responsive mixed martial arts through cutting-edge gameplay technology.

The EA SPORTS UFC franchise is founded on passion and innovation. Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, the EA SPORTS UFC team is on a mission to become the world's greatest fighting game. If you're passionate about building immersive digital entertainment, this is your chance to turn a job into something you love.

The Role

Reporting to a Senior Development Director, we are looking for a Development Director II to manage the development of UFC. You are right for this role if you are passionate about solving difficult and dynamic problems. You can collaborate and motivate across teams and with peers or partners in other parts of the business. Your greatest strengths are building relationships, strategic thinking, and strong delivery. You like to be challenged and thinking about the future excites you.

Your Responsibilities

  • You will work with the Project Leadership team to establish the strategy to meet milestones and important deliverables
  • You will partner with creative, development, and operations partners and team members to ensure that quality, budgets and timelines are met.
  • You will help develop a team culture based on openness, trust and collaboration
  • You will foster an inclusive and diverse team culture.
  • Develop project indicators that track project quality, delivery, and predictability
  • You will coach, mentor, and support the career development of your team.
  • You will identify and assess risks and coordinate application of resources to minimize and manage risks

Required Skills:

  • You have experience with Project Management (8+ years) and People Management (4+ years), and experience delivering large projects (60+ team members), including auditing and steering.
  • You have the ability to communicate and build strong relationships across all levels.
  • You are someone who can see the end goal, while leading teams through complex problems quickly & effectively.
  • You are an enthusiastic individual, comfortable with change, and able to lean into the creative process to provide a great experience for our fans.
  • Excellent knowledge of software development tools and processes, with project and risk management experience. Experience with Microsoft Project, and Jira.
  • University degree, bachelors, or equivalent

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Community / Marketing Title: Development Director- UFC

Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: 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. 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: 2021-12-09 23:07:57.25

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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.

 

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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