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Development Director II - Temporary

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

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Requisition Number: 184066

Position Title: DD II

External Description:

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.

 DnA powers EA Studios to create even greater player experiences. We help shape the future from the way games are created, to how they are played and viewed. We are a global team distributed around the world!

The Project Management Team within DnA is looking for accomplished people to help us fulfill our mission of building AI-powered features and capabilities for EA titles. As a Senior Development Director you will work with the AI Live Service (ALIVE) group coordinating the development of areas including recommendation systems, matchmaking, economic simulations, content moderation, and game balancing. You will partner with a global group of extraordinary minds working with data scientists, machine learning engineers, analysts, product experts to name a few.

Summary

Reporting to the Sr. DD, you will lead a team to deliver AI features related to EA live service titles bringing value to players through improving personalization and driving engagement in EA titles.

Responsibilities

  • You will partner with Senior DD, Product and Technical leads to establish the strategy to create project milestones and schedule
  • Prioritize and groom their team(s) backlog
  • Attend daily stand-ups with your team
  • Organize, lead daily stand-ups, grooming, sprint planning, demos, retrospectives and other team meetings with your scrum team(s)
  • Develop a repeatable structured approach for capturing and describing the key enterprise information
  • Create work estimates, track progress, and report status in the form of burn up/down charts
  • Understand the business priorities and keep the team on track by encouraging communication and collaboration
  • Drive execution from concept to live (estimates, tasks, change requests, bugs)
  • Act as scrum master for a cross-functional development team
  • Evaluate individual performance and potential of team members, provide appropriate recognition or constructive feedback
  • Form close working relationships with discipline leads, provide regular coaching and mentoring
  • Manage stakeholder communication and requirements
  • You will work with internal and external partners to ensure that quality, budgets and timelines are met.
  • You will inspire fresh thinking and new ideas to ensure the team has the best organizational structure and practices to allow them to produce high quality on time and on budget.
  • You will help develop a team culture based on openness, trust and collaboration.
  • You will be responsible for coaching and career development of your reports.

Qualifications

  • Experience:You have 7+ years Project Management
  • You have a track record of delivery of large critical software projects (20+ team members, multi-million dollar budgets).
  • Leadership skills:You have the ability to excite and drive a multi-disciplinary team to deliver innovation through collaboration.
  • You have the ability to drive outcomes across all levels of an organization, build partnerships, and solve critical priorities.
  • You have the ability to set clear objectives, and monitor execution towards those objectives.
  • Role specific skills:You have excellent knowledge of software development processes, with significant project and risk management experience.
  • You are an inclusive and development-orientated people manager, who has managed both people within your area of expertise, and those who sit within other job families.
  • You have experience with data, analytics, or AI related areas either through managed data related projects or as components of projects.

 

What a Development Director at EA does: 

  • Prioritize and groom their team(s) backlog
  • Attend daily stand-ups with your team
  • Organize, lead daily stand-ups, grooming, sprint planning, demos, retrospectives and other team meetings with your scrum team(s)
  • Develop a repeatable structured approach for capturing and describing the key enterprise information
  • Create work estimates, track progress, and report status in the form of burn up/down charts
  • Understand the business priorities and keep the team on track by encouraging communication and collaboration
  • Drive execution from concept to live (estimates, tasks, change requests, bugs)
  • Act as scrum master for a cross-functional development team
  • Evaluate individual performance and potential of team members, provide appropriate recognition or constructive feedback
  • Form close working relationships with discipline leads, provide regular coaching and mentoring
  • Manage stakeholder communication and requirements
  • Establish trust and credibility with team leadership as well as studio leadership
  • Coordinate dependencies with external parties across the company
  • Take ownership of your role

 

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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 $133,400 - $193,200 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, and extended health/dental/vision coverage and basic life insurance.

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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.

Days Open: 32

Can this position be remote?: 0

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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