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Development Director

Multiple Locations: Pasadena, CA, USA • Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, USA • Baton Rouge, LA, USA • Seattle, WA, USA

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Requisition Number: 175848

Position Title: DD I

External Description:

Development Director

 

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.

 

Finding great talent and supporting our studios to be the best place for people to do their best work is central to our philosophy. This is the principle behind our newly formed Seattle Studio focusing on open-world action-adventure games and pioneering next generation emergent storytelling. Join us to pursue your passion to craft unique, groundbreaking and inclusive games that empower players to generate incredible stories of heroic adventure. 

 

Become a foundational part of an ambitious, respectful and diverse team as we are looking for a Development Director responsible for driving game development strategy and delivering a successful experience in collaboration with the team.

Making games is unpredictable, and we're all in it together. Development Directors are our drivers, listening and working with all of our experts to find a way through for our teams. The Development director determines the “how” for the team and is responsible for ensuring the team is focused on the priorities identified by leadership.

Our Development Directors work daily leading a team, collaborating with multidisciplinary team-members to decide goals, align and agree on the priorities of the work. Then will follow up when the work is complete to ensure that expectations were met.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Director of Product development to create the project roadmap for their assigned area of responsibility.
  • Work with the disciplinary leadership to understand their goals and create a strategic plan to accomplish their needs along with the project goals.
  • Leads cross disciplinary teams to define the resource needs and build significant aspects of the overall project goals.
  • Inspire fresh thinking and new ideas to ensure the team has the structure and processes that empowers the team to innovate within our games and our development methodology.
  • Communicate the development plan to internal and external stakeholders.
  • You will also have a passion and empathy for solving people's problems and building happy, motivated teams.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+years working with game development teams in a DD or Production role.
  • Experience managing diverse team across different time zones and locations
  • The ability to talk across all levels of an organization
  • Experience of agile project management processes
  • Experience obtaining insights and developing strategies through analytical metrics-driven analysis and design experimentation.
  • Experience using KPIs to set product success goals, monitoring of the product and informing necessary changes to the game.
  • Team player that brings excitement and enthusiasm to work each day.
  • Strong communication and writing skills, with experience preparing and presenting decks to various stakeholders.

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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: 2022-09-22 14:15:49.14

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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