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Project Manager - EA Sports Fc

Electronic Arts

Guildford, United Kingdom 04-13-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Project Manager - EA Sports FC

About Us

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.

After nearly 30 years of creating genre-defining, interactive football experiences with the world's biggest football entertainment platform, EA SPORTS FIFA, we are soon beginning an exciting new era. EA SPORTS FC will become the future of football from EA SPORTS – as we strive to take global football experiences to new heights, on behalf of football fans everywhere.

With more opportunity than ever to create new, authentic experiences that bring joy, inclusivity, and immersion to a global community of fans, we invite you to join us and pioneer the future of football with EA SPORTS!

The Data Collection & Licensing group is looking for a Project Manager with Project Management expertise and passion for football. Our mission is to make our games as authentic as possible, and that's why we want YOU. Our Project Manager ensures the delivery of project scope on time and within budget. As the next DM of EA Sports FC, you will report to the Head of Licensor Management of DCL.

Your Responsibilities
• You will oversee the project schedule, organize the back log, and ensure that the Licensor Management team achieves the highest possible standards at all times.
• You will anticipate bottlenecks, provide management escalation, project prioritization, make tradeoffs, and balance the needs versus technical constraints.
• You will focus on the immediate team, identify team issues, and suggest solutions related to execution goals.
• You will identify task-related processes to improve efficiency.
• You will ensure each project setup meets the specifications with Studio with regular status reporting and capacity plan updates.
• You will establish engagement processes to ensure all workflows are clearly defined, processes are documented, and staff are trained in expectations.
• You will support production colleagues with Licensor Management.

Your Qualifications
• 3+ years of Project Management or Project Lead Experience with production lifecycles, processes and project planning.
• Experience of a Scrum / Agile software development environment and a proficient user of Jaas/Jira and Excel/Sheets.
• Used to work in environment that values collaboration and with remote teams.
• Good knowledge of EA SPORTS football titles and football knowledge advantageous.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9n4o4-3-227-251-94-42 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.