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Product Manager, Employee Experience

Location: Redwood City, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 173564

Position Title: Product Manager

External Description:

Product Manager, Employee Experience 

Would you like to help EA build innovative games by creating experiences that attract and develop the best talent? Are you passionate about how technology can enable employees to do their best work through collaboration and productivity? Are you strategic in your vision yet hands-on in your delivery? 

 

Responsibilities: 

You will report to the Product Management Director of Employee Experience in IT and be responsible for building the next generation of products to prepare our organization for the workforce of the future. Partnering closely with People Experience (HR), game teams, and other critical business groups, you will identify impactful opportunities and work with delivery teams to make solutions come to life! 

 

Create product line vision, objectives and roadmap based on solving customer’s biggest problems 

  • Uncover underlying customer needs by understanding end user perspectives and pain points (focusing on the “why”) 
  • Influence others to make the case for change and decide what problems to invest in 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define objectives that drive cohesive end to end experiences
  • Determine product strategy and roadmap that aligns with EA’s complex product ecosystem, considering industry trends, vendor marketspace, and organizational priorities

 

Determine what capabilities and delivery approach will have the biggest return on investment

  • Transform specific customer requests into prioritized capabilities that solve the underlying need 
  • Define, document & effectively communicate customer journey, process maps, and detailed user stories/requirements 
  • Partner with engineering, UX, and external vendors to assess build vs. buy options, focused on delivering simple and scalable solutions with a reasonable time to value 
  • Clearly communicate trade-offs and fit gap analysis to drive product decisions and set stakeholder expectations 
  • SME in people experience/HR domain- Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Learning Management, Total Rewards

 

Manage delivery cycle to take idea from concept to implementation 

  • Refine requirements based on prototyping, hands on testing, and iterative feedback, acting as a bridge between customer desires and technical realities
  • Drive end to end product release including feature design & development, integrations, data migration, cutover from legacy applications, and stabilization/support 
  • Proactively manage sprint plans, issues, and decisions, anticipating risk and ensuring focus stays on maximizing value within timeline and resource constraints 
  • Manage resource allocation, budget and spend 
  • Track and communicate progress while managing user/stakeholder/leadership expectations

 

Manage change and continuously improve product to adapt to changing customer needs 

  • Facilitate collaboration with stakeholder groups on process, people and policy changes to enhance product changes 
  • Build awareness, excitement and knowledge of new features through communication and training material creation and facilitation of training sessions 
  • Solicit feedback and analyze data to constantly test, learn and evolve product and approach

 

Qualifications:

  • Business / I.T. Degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • Deep subject matter expertise in collaboration and/or productivity technology 
  • 3-5 years industry experience with leading system evaluations & implementations in either product, business analyst, or program management roles (agile experience preferred) 
  • Ability to work independently with little direction as well as to manage the work of others
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve strategic goals and tangible objectives in a complex, ambiguous, and fast paced environment through: 
    • Proactive, organized, and detailed planning including timeline & budget considerations 
    • Attention to detail and comprehensive end to end thinking
    • Anticipation of potential issues with ability to drive creative solutions
    • Strong decision making and prioritization skills
    • Being adaptable to changing business models and organization structures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and influencing skills to convey ideas and manage conflict including: 
    • Facilitation of small and large meetings/workshops
    • Creation of written deliverables (presentations, requirement documentation, emails, etc.) for core team, stakeholders and executives
    • Communication of current and future product capabilities 

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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: 2022-05-12 00:43:21.873

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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