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Sr Director of Product Development - Battlefield

Multiple Locations: Seattle, WA, USA • Pasadena, CA, USA • Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, USA • Redwood City, CA, USA • Los Angeles, CA, USA • Sacramento, CA, USA

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Requisition Number: 176841

Position Title: Sr DPD

External Description:

Senior Director of Product Development

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

We exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow our employees to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

Join us in driving the next revolution in games.

TEAM OVERVIEW

Quality Verification & Standards (QVS) is a global team leading Quality Verification, Certification, User Research, and Community PlayTesting for all EA products and external Studio partners.

We're searching for a Head of QV for the Battlefield franchise. You will report to the Global Head of Quality Verification and be part of a dynamic team of senior Quality leaders, Business leaders, and discipline owners worldwide within QVS. Alongside your team & your peers, you will pioneer verification practices that are both scalable & sustainable in an environment of exponential growth in the scope of experience and choice for our players. You will be an active participant & leader in setting the future direction of QV at EA. You and your team will also be deeply integrated partners in the Battlefield product development organization, ensuring we meet the highest standards of Quality across every Battlefield experience and all aspects of the Development & the Battlefield executive team.

The practice of Quality Verification is undergoing dynamic change and transformation. You will demonstrate an analytical approach and be comfortable making data-informed & objective decisions to guide the path forward for your team, peers & partners. Our scale, global reach, and connections require prioritization and focus. The ability to switch priority areas and altitudes is necessary for your success. You are collaborative, build relationships and excel at working with multiple partners.

Responsibilities

  • A people manager & team leader. Set inspiring & measurable goals, guide the team toward them, and measure progress
  • Partner with other Sr leaders to build, influence, and strengthen a culture of change and new ideas within your immediate team and partner groups
  • Participate in strategic programs that want to improve or transform quality practices & Quality Verification at EA.
  • Partner with Executives, franchise leaders & the Global Head of Quality Verification to set and deliver the best Quality practices on the Battlefield franchise
  • Work within your immediate leadership group & the QVS Sr leadership team to ensure accuracy in financial, resource and execution plans.
  • Set an inclusive culture. Be communicative and an agent for constructive change within QVS & your immediate team, whether through town halls, reviews, or workshops.
  • Provide necessary oversight for and monitor execution of the Quality Verification strategy on each of your franchise teams
  • Develop an understanding of development practices and frameworks in use. Know how to influence the adoption of improved development practices.. Focus on value and measurable impact
  • Oversight of and accountability for all financial, resource & headcount planning within your franchise teams
  • Deep engagement with essential partners in Development. Focus on mutual influence toward shared franchise goals
  • Measure progress and suggest top-level actions to address progress shortfalls. Commit to predictable delivery and risk management

Qualifications

  • People connector who inspires others toward shared goals. Pioneers change
  • Experienced with data-informed decision-making, using business expertise
  • A continuous improvement mindset.
  • Influence-oriented. Excel at collaborating with other leaders and guiding the collective group to the best action, decision, or result
  • Proficient in project & change management
  • Can track, model, and present information in engaging ways
  • Ten years of work experience in a related field (software/game development or related business management expertise)

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these states. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

BASE SALARY RANGES

• California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento):
º $231,350 - $335,700
• Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane):
º $198,450 - $319,300

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, 10 weeks paid time off to bond with baby (following 1 year of service), medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

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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.

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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: 2022-11-20 16:31:24.423

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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