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Product Manager - Developer Experience

Electronic Arts

Redwood City, CA 07-14-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Note - We are considering candidates at varying levels, from Senior to Lead/Principal PM's

Why, What?

Games published by EA (internal studios and 3rd party) integrate into EA's Digital Platform to take advantage of the EA's player network and game functionality. The Developer Experience team's charter is to provide a rich and easy-to-use experience for developers on this Platform that will promote low touch high velocity integrations that allow more content into the EA ecosystem.

The Developer Experience team sits at the intersection of platform software engineering and game development. An ideal developer experience empowers game teams from largest to the smallest studios to prolifically build on top of the Digital Platform. The team's responsibility is to ensure that game developer product areas (domains) like Commerce, Identity, Social, Game Economy, Game Play Services, Developer Experience, Data & AI have a uniform, modern, and compelling developer experience. They establish standards for building great integration experiences, educate our game teams, and build mechanisms such as feedback loops to keep the bar high across the company.

Reporting to a Director of Product Management, you will ensure a seamless API integration experience with EA's Digital Platform. You will guide senior product, engineering and game development leadership across EA and 3rd parties.

Responsibilities
• You will create strategy using outbound discovery of use cases that defines the API surface area and ideal integration path. Influence, align and work with in-bound domain PM's that oversee the API definition to implement the strategy.
• You will advocate with artifacts an easy-to-use developer's integration experience to engage domain product & engineering teams on API design and sample code.
• You will advocate best practices and consistency in design with artifacts for cross domain API usage by drawing inspiration from other outstanding Developer-First platforms. Create artifacts such as guides, sample code for ideal integration.
• You will implement good PM practices by identifying opportunities that can be translated to features, prioritize features based on a framework, build and communicate feature roadmap to multiple partners including executives, write Product Specs that can be easily consumed by engineering, establish success criteria and manage the metrics.

Qualifications
• 3+ years of PM experience.
• A history of building experiences that delight software developers.
• Comfortable presenting to executives and all kinds of audiences of varying levels
• Bachelors or Graduate degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj8jj2-3-235-120-150-42 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.