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Senior Manager, Studio Culture & Operations

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 173066

Position Title: Senior Program Manager I

External Description:

Founded in 2010 by the original creators of the Call of Duty Franchise, Respawn was created with the philosophy that when talented people have creative freedom, they'll make extraordinary games that achieve the unexpected. From our roots as an indie studio to joining the expansive roster of studios at Electronic Arts, this remains our guiding principle. We truly love what we do and want to share our passion with players worldwide. Our shipped titles include critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends, Titanfall, Titanfall 2, Star Wars™ Jedi: Fallen Order and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond. Join us for the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry.

You can learn more about our studio and values at respawn.com/studio.  

We are seeking a Senior Manager of Studio Operations & Culture who will manage multiple studio initiatives across Employee Experience, Workplace Experience, Employee Communications, Operational Planning and many others that reinforce Respawn’s core philosophies.   The position will report into the VP of Studio Operations and have ownership of several key initiatives across the studio leveraging candidate’s expertise and experience to help create and foster incredible employee experiences culturally and operationally for our studio. 

You are a great communicator who can work across multiple internal and external teams, support cross-functional workflow dependencies, identify and mitigate risks, and be a key player in setting and achieving our studio’s short and long-term operational and development goals. 

You are passionate about studio culture and operations, you thrive in a creative environment, and you enjoy working with and supporting teams in delivering the best games possible while nurturing a positive employee experience for all who work here. You will have worked in either a People Experience (HR) and/or Operations role for at least 3-5 years supporting and working with multiple stakeholder teams.  Experience working in a creative studio environment is a plus.

 

Studio Culture 

  • Guide a variety of studio events, annualized projects and operational responsibilities (e.g., continuous improvement, workflows, efficiency) that have a wide impact on the studio’s strategic programs.  Partner with Leadership team, People Experience, Workplace Experience and IT to drive programs related to employee engagement, and future of work, and overall game team support in service of our people, products and services.  
  • In partnership with VP, Operations, assess strategic initiatives in support of the Studio Ops Plan and coordinate the efforts of the Studio Ops team in ensuring the highest value efforts are prioritized and aligned with Respawn Strategy.
  • Partner with Studio Communications Team, Studio Website and Community Channels and Studio Leadership Team to ensure all internal and external facing studio branding, outreach efforts, employment branding, events and engagement activities align with Studio strategy and goals.

Employee Experience

  • Lead a team within Studio Operations that directly manages and supports employee engagement related programs including but not limited to; DEI efforts, attracting and investing in next gen talent, and curating employee engagement opportunities through awards, gifts, and events. 
  • Oversee a best in class onboarding experience for new team members and ensure processes can scale and adapt to new ways of working as teams transition from WFH to a combination of on site, off site and hybrid work models.
  • Provide operational contact and support to partners in University Relations (UR), People Experience (HR), Employer Branding, Leadership/Management Training (LEAP), Talent Acquisition, DEI, and Workplace Experience teams to help implement local studio-related initiatives.
  • Manage the local training budget and develop annual learning & development initiatives using both internal and external resources..

Operations

  • Ensure operations between our multiple development teams, studio locations and central functions have cross-functional alignment and consistency.  Establish new workflows between groups when new areas of cross-collaboration are required.
  • Represent Studio with regards to partnership between Workplace Experience and People Practices to ensure thorough and consistent best practices are adhered to as it relates to communication, resourcing, events and engagement.

Future Growth, Future of Work and Development of Studio

  • Lead Respawn’s Future of Work/Return to Office strategy driving the adoption of the new ways of working in the Flexible Work Model and operationalize return to studio plans.
  • Maintain pulse of studio’s needs in direct partnership with Game Directors, Executive Producer’s, Discipline Leaders and cross functional partners to plan investments and improvements to studio and culture into short/long term strategic planning. 
  • Partner with EA Real Estate and external vendors as studio representative for build out initiatives on new and existing office space.

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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: 2022-04-19 18:21:51.493

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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