Development Director

Electronic Arts
Vancouver British Columbia Canada
14 days ago

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Step into the world of Quality Engineering where our group has one vision: we enable predictable development by guiding quality ‘by design.’ This means we help produce stronger and cleaner code, robust and reliable tools, and creative new processes that push our development partners and our games to new heights.

As a Development Director in our Quality Engineering space you will report to the Senior Development Director. You will manage Quality Engineers on multiple game titles, including EA Sports FC (formerly FIFA), NHL, and UFC. You will be the keeper of the project schedule and help guide the engineers from one project phase to the next while ensuring a focus on product quality, collaboration and communication. You will partner closely with other managers and directors to ensure that we are managing our projects on time, to quality, and within budget.

Our tools, frameworks and workflow optimizations are critical to driving the quality of our software titles and something we need to constantly evolve to meet new technologies and new game features. You will work closely with Quality Verification leads to enable them to test their features more effectively and efficiently. You will also work closely with Development leads to ensure that our embedded test engineers are supporting and optimizing the game development cycle.

A successful candidate for this role excels at:

People Leadership:


Project management:



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.


• 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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