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Development Director

Electronic Arts
Vancouver, British Columbia
4 months ago

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We are EA
And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

Have you ever experienced the thrill of a last minute goal that carries your team to victory in front of millions of people? Working here is kinda like that

We are looking for a talented person who is passionate about gaming to provide team leadership within our successful FIFA product.

As a Senior Development Director you will:
• Be responsible for the full operational aspects of the game development, including establishing development framework, reporting, risk management, capacity planning, resource management and budget.
• Be responsible for the full operational aspects of the project development, including framework, reporting, risk management, resource management and budget.
• Be responsible for coaching and mentoring a strong production team; recruiting, onboarding, and retention.
• Work with the project leadership to define the strategy to execute against milestones and key deliverables.
• Ensure the team has the best organizational structure, processes and practices that allow them to produce high quality work efficiently on time and on budget.
• Drive efficiencies and new ways of thinking with a goal of reducing waste and increasing predictability.
• Foster an engaging, fulfilling and fun working environment
• Help the team focus on the critical few: filters issues based on a clear understanding of the studio strategies and objectives, and helps the team break down complex problems.
• Develop, maintain and publish project KPI’s that track project quality, delivery and predictability.
• Establish regular communication with team and key stakeholders to provide project status updates.

The next great Senior Development Director will have:

This role requires highly developed relationship building skills and the ability to establish credibility and influence within FIFA and centralized EA groups.

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