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Development Manager

Electronic Arts

Stockholm, Sweden 04-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
This position is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and you will be reporting to the Frostbite Development Director of Architecture. You will collaborate with a Technical Director in overseeing one of our teams.

We are seeking an adept delivery and people manager with a profound enthusiasm for the technology driving our games. The Development Director, emphasizing people, process, and planning, plays a central role in maintaining cohesion of our teams.

Responsibilities
• Project & Process Management
• Lead Agile ceremonies (e.g., sprint planning, retrospectives, backlog refinement) and enhance Agile development practices within the team.
• Oversee team deliveries, including managing risks, dependencies, and critical paths.
• Coordinate tasks across diverse internal and external teams, spanning multiple locations, time zones, and cultures.
• Improve operational effectiveness of team effort by assessing current practices, incorporating new strategies, and increasing predictability.
• People & Team Management
• Directly manage team members by providing regular feedback to individuals and aligning career goals with their work.
• Partner with the other team leaders to create a creative, collaborative, diverse and inclusive environment, promoting a culture of learning and success.
• Identify and address personnel conflicts, fostering a positive team dynamic.
• Change Management
• Lead and implement change management initiatives within the team. Foster the team's adoption and acceptance of changes.

Experiences and Capabilities
• You have 5+ years of project management and team leadership experience.
• You have 3+ years of experience using Agile project management methodology.
• You are a change leader, who excels in a dynamic and collaborative setting.
• You are experienced in project planning, capacity planning, dependency and risk management including mitigation techniques.
• You are experienced in building and managing high-performing software development teams.
• You enjoy helping individuals grow through coaching, mentoring and constructive feedback.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro82v3-44-200-86-95-42 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.