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Development Director II - PvZ

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Requisition Number: 172654

Position Title: DD II

External Description:

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 experienced 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.

Reporting to the Game Director, we're looking for a Development Director (Project Manager) to manage the development of Plants vs Zombies 3! You're right for this role if you're passionate about solving difficult problems and excel in a collaborating and motivating environment partnering with teams and peers in other parts of the business. Your greatest strengths are building relationships, looking towards the future, and execution. You like to be challenged, and thinking about the future excites you.

Your Responsibilities

  • You'll partner with Project Leadership to establish the strategy to meet milestones and important deliverables
  • Work with creative, development, and operations partners to ensure that quality, budgets, and timelines are met
  • Help grow a team culture based on openness, trust, and collaboration
  • Foster an inclusive and diverse team culture
  • Develop project indicators that track project quality, delivery, and predictability
  • Coach, mentor, and support career development within your team, and lead project managers at all levels
  • Inspire fresh thinking and new ideas to ensure the team has the best organizational structure and practices to allow them to produce high-quality work on time and on budget
  • Build an engaged group with an understanding of what inspires the individuals and the team
  • Promote knowledge-sharing, learning, reconciling conflicting goals, and sharing resources amongst your team
  • Manage outsourcing budgets and timelines
  • Assess and prioritize risks, and coordinate how resources are allocated to minimize and manage those risks

Your Qualifications:

  • You have experience in Project Management (8+ years) and People Management (4+ years).
  • Excel in establishing solid outcomes across all levels of an organization, and guide urgency on top priorities.
  • You are motivated by data to provide solutions and deliverables to the appropriate audience while leading teams through complex problems quickly to achieve the end result.
  • You are an action-oriented enthusiastic individual, comfortable with ambiguity and constant change while leaning into the creative process to achieve the highest quality for our fans.
  • You have excellent knowledge of software development with project and risk management experience. Preference for Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, and Jira.
  • You have a University degree, bachelors, or equivalent

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is the leading interactive entertainment company, powered by innovative technology. We create 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 creative, 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: 2022-04-21 05:21:09.297

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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