Full Time Job

Lead Game Designer

Electronic Arts

Orlando, FL 05-02-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Lead Designer - EA SPORTS

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sport through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FC Soccer, NHL® hockey, and EA SPORTS UFC.

As a Lead Designer, you will bring your deep knowledge of feature and systems design to an exciting new title. You will report directly to the Creative Director.

• Support the game vision as set by the Creative Director
• Define feature design guidelines and best practices
• Lead the higher level systems and game loops, establishing detailed goals for yourself and the team
• Lead the design and balance of the core loops through a lens of frequent game updates with best-in-class games as a service
• Craft engaging social features that encourage group play and socialization
• Plan and implement game content and events
• Inspire creativity across the design team and your peers
• Work with other leadership within Design to ensure your designs support AAA moment-to-moment gameplay
• Work with engineering to define implementation tools for the game's systems
• Provide and receive critique in a constructive and efficient manner

• 6+ years experience shipping AAA projects as a Lead or Principal Designer with experience delivering deep and rich feature designs and game systems in action-oriented gameplay
• Experience writing detailed design documentation for features, tools, and tracking game content
• Experience using a range of game production content tools for content and systems data, such as Unreal Engine, Frostbite, Unity, or proprietary tools
• Self-assess risk, time, and scope
• Outstanding collaboration skills, driving towards the best possible outcomes
• A functional understanding of mathematics that drive game systems
• A functional understanding of American Football

Connect your future to ours. Inspire. Dream. Play.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gww06n-3-236-83-154-42 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.