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Senior Technical Product Manager - Frostbite Characters

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Requisition Number: 176870

Position Title: Sr. Product Manager II

External Description:

Senior Technical Product Manager - Frostbite Characters

Do you want to shape industry leading, cutting edge character technology? Do you want to work on an engine that ships a stable of AAA games? If the answer is yes, then come join Frostbite Characters. Reporting to a director of product management, you will oversee Characters technologies in and around the Frostbite engine. You will be a key part of a domain leadership team, driving the future of Characters. You will drive runtime customization technology to make characters more personalized. You will drive next generation deformation technology to achieve realistic visual quality. You will work with our amazing content creator community to enable new workflows. Join Frostbite and help shape the future of gaming.

Key responsibilities

  • Work with EA's game teams, the Frostbite engineering team, and other EA central teams to prioritize investment in 3 key areas: Runtime Character Customization, Rigging and Deformation, and Character Workflows.
  • Analyze EA's competitive landscape, including the competition space of our game teams, as well as technology competitors.
  • Develop the long-term vision and roadmap for characters in Frostbite, balancing investment between game team strategies, market trends, and your own team' insight.
  • Inspire Frostbite's user community, game team partners, and senior EA leaders, through communication of your vision and strategy.
  • Align a shared vision across a senior stakeholder group of Characters experts.

Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in game technology, having shipped at least 1 AAA game in a content, production, or technical capacity.
  • Collaborative leader who enjoys working in an iterative environment.
  • Ability to formulate a wide array of user requirements into a product plan.
  • Comfortable driving engineering teams to deliver on technical products.
  • Experience working with technical, creative, and business stakeholders.
  • Expertise in at least one of: rigging, deformation, customizations, character pipelines, rendering, or animation technologies.

Nice to Haves

  • Passion for public speaking and presentations.
  • Experience with commercial or proprietary game engines.
  • Knowledge of general product management practices.
  • Occasional international travel may be required.

What else is in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages. And since we realize it takes excellent people to make outstanding games, we offer a culture that values creativity and individuality.

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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.

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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.

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