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Development Director - EA Sports Fc

Electronic Arts

Southam, United Kingdom 05-02-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
This is a hybrid role based out of our UK, Southam location.

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment – connecting hundreds of millions around the world to the sports they love through a portfolio of industry-leading video games.

Building on an incredible 30-year foundation, we're redefining football with EA SPORTS FC - a genre-leading ecosystem of interactive experiences, bringing a global community of football fans closer to The World's Game. Together, we're taking the largest football club in the world to new heights – and this is just the beginning!

With more opportunity than ever to innovate and create new, authentic experiences that bring joy, inclusivity, and immersion to fans everywhere, we invite you to join us as we pioneer the future of football with EA SPORTS FC, and welcome everyone to the club!

Responsibilities:

Project Management, You will:
• Manage the development of one or multiple features in a Waterfall-Agile hybrid environment for outstanding entertainment products;
• Manage planning, monitor execution, organize review meetings, work with colleagues from others studios and remove blockers;
• Coordinate the project team consisting of Software Engineers, Animators, Artists, and Designers;
• Help us manage risks, communicate status, identify challenges and create action plans to remove them;

People Management, You will:
• Manage the professional development of team members;
• Contribute to the recruitment process, establish goals with team members based on their personal development plans and organize one-to-one meetings;
• Manage performance and conduct annual reviews together with peers and management;
• Resolve challenges in a collaborative way, ensuring team satisfaction;

Qualifications:
• 5+ years of project management and 3+ years of people management experience;
• Excellent knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), tools, and processes;
• Bachelor's degree in any of the following areas: Computer Science, Game Production/Development, Business, etc.;
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, project management tools (e.g. Microsoft Project, Hansoft), bug tracking systems (e.g. DevTrack, JIRA);
• Experience working with broad teams;

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk0xjq-3-215-16-238-42 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.