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Associate Development Manager

Electronic Arts

Guildford, United Kingdom 1 day ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Our Associate Development Managers provide support to our teams, so that they are coordinated, focussed and aware of their teams' needs in relation to a project's needs.

As an Associate Development Manager at Criterion you will be expected to bring passion, curiosity and a flexibility to support small teams to excel. You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the challenges that exist in the development of game software and have a desire to find routes through all of the intricate and nuanced issues that successful software projects go through.

A Criterion Associate Development Manager shows a curious nature presenting an openness and generosity that will help inspire their teams along with the ability to reflect a calm, patient presence in a highly charged and stressful development environment.

Responsibilities:
• Work with project partners to establish and assign tasks from defined project goals.
• Partner with team leads to represent the work in backlogs
• Determine the talent available can meet the tasks and project requirements
• Assess and mitigate risk for the team's assigned scope.
• Partner with product owners, tech and craft leads to resolve problems that surface for the team.
• Represent the DD craft in stand-ups and backlog planning meetings
• Work with experts of your team and ensure any workflow is clearly defined, processes are documented, and the team understands expectations on the development
• Develop working relationships with the immediate team and those outside of the immediate team that have an effect on the completion of the project.

Requirements:
• A demonstrable passion to listen, support and coach a team to success and a curiosity to find the best solution for that moment
• An understanding of game development, what is involved and what goes wrong
• A knowledge of several project management methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, Kanban, etc.
• Experience of working in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.
• Ability to inspire, influence and communicate effectively at all levels

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d27omm-54-227-97-219-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.