Full Time Job

Development Director

Electronic Arts

Madrid, United Kingdom 11-25-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Our Development Directors coach and inspire our cross functional development, and our single purpose service teams to be coordinated, focussed, well supported and autonomously aware of a project's boundaries.

As a Development Director at Criterion you will be expected to bring software and game development experience, curiosity and a flexibility to find the right solution for the teams to excel. You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of a Triple A game development software process and have experienced all the intricate and nuanced activities that a successful game is dependent on.

A Criterion Development Director shows a passion for communication, presenting an openness and generosity that will help inspire their teams. The ability to reflect a calm, patient presence in a highly charged and stressful development is essential alongside a 'toolbox' of project management processes, frameworks and techniques so that the right tool for the job is always available.

• Coach, motivate and inspire the team
• Support a team during planning and delivery
• Assist the team in their reporting
• Aid in team and project communication
• Understand and communicate the relationships between the team, their goals and the wider project
• Champion the best fitting delivery methodology for the team
• Represent team issues effectively

• Recent and proven project management experience within a creative game development environment
• Demonstrable track record in game software delivery projects
• Excellent understanding of a creative life cycle
• A deep understanding of various project management methodologies
• Experience of working in an Agile framework
• Ability to inspire, influence and communicate effectively at all levels

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re1x90-54-80-252-84-42 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.