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Lead Product Designer

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Requisition Number: 183461

Position Title: DD I

External Description:

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.

As the Lead Product Designer at EA reporting to the Senior Manager of Product Design, you will help shape the future of our Digital Experiences ecosystem. You will lead the design strategy for digital experiences on the whole. You will build the design vision and ensure high quality in all discovery, user interactions and design systems within the project. You will generate solid design in the form of a structured framework and systems and also ensure that the vision is clear and inspirational to the team. This is a major opportunity to contribute creatively on many experiences across EA.

You will design user-centric experiences for our new web platform and other digital initiatives. We're looking for a creative and experienced Lead Designer who is not only passionate about gaming but also to solve complex design problems, and collaborate within a team environment.

To join EA means joining the team shaping and expanding EA's Web ecosystem and other digital initiatives.; build consumer experiences that power EA's games and allow more personalised, socially connected, and smooth experiences. We like to say that "we see farther," and are committed to driving innovation to meet player needs today and in the future.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the other members of the team leadership group in setting the high-level design vision for the product.
  • Generate high quality and inspirational design across the player experience to a level actionable by development staff.
  • Generate and guide design for our web platform, in-game experiences and innovation projects.
  • Provide mentorship and training to the Design Team so that they may fulfill their roles to a high standard.
  • Provide regular, detailed and actionable feedback and guidance to the development team.
  • Support, demand and drive the iterative process to ensure the highest quality designs
  • Lead the design team through development of a product by providing clarity on overall design system structure & direction.
  • Work with the Manager of Product Design and our Engineering Leads

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in product design, with a portfolio showcasing your work on web platforms, apps, or related digital products. Complete UX understanding: problem discovery, solution generation, concept creation, wireframing, testing, synthesis, iteration, prototyping, competitive analysis, customer journey mapping, applying design systems and producing deliverables for development.
  • Understanding of enterprise content management systems, design systems, consumer-facing products, and multi-destination publishing platforms (create once, publish everywhere).
  • Understanding of user-centered design principles, interaction design, and information architecture.
  • Expert knowledge of design and prototyping tools like Figma or others.
  • General awareness of web and mobile technology (i.e., JavaScript, HTML/CSS).
  • Collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively across multiple teams.
  • Experience with design systems, demonstrating the ability to create design patterns and guidelines.
  • Passion for gaming and a interest in exploring innovative design approaches within the gaming industry
  • Experience in Multi Platform Interface Design such as: Gaming consoles, Web ecosystems, VR & AR and Native IOS and Android apps
  • Can set clear assignments and actionable feedback for the design team.
  • Can sell the design vision both internally and externally
  • Experience mentoring designers of all experience levels
  • You value tackling complex design challenges, analyzing user pain points, and crafting effective solutions that balance user needs, business goals, and technical constraints
  • You thrive in a team environment and actively contribute to discussions, valuing diverse perspectives. You're can effectively collaborate with colleagues from various disciplines.
  • Your enthusiasm for design and gaming is infectious. Your passion drives you to create exceptional experiences that resonate with players and elevate our digital ecosystem.

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BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits 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 • British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria): º $115,100 - $161,200 CAN Annually Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

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We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

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About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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EEO Employer Verbiage:

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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