Full Time Job

Technical Director Mobile

Electronic Arts

Stockholm, Sweden 06-11-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

Technical Director

We are looking for a Technical Director who is passionate about making great games with a collaborative team of experienced developers. You will lead the engineering component of the team and provide technical direction to senior technical leads. As a Technical Director, you will work with other product leaders and technical partners as the technical expert for the team.

You have experience creating and running live mobile games. You can communicate complex ideas in simple to understand ways, you have knowledge of software engineering practices, and you have a high technical aptitude. You are able to balance strategic thinking and tactical direction to bring and maintain stable, scalable, cost-effective games with focused innovations. You will report to our Studio GM.

Key Responsibilities
• Set project technical standards
• Establish high-level architecture, processes, and technical budgets
• Oversee project technical design and implementation
• Monitor and troubleshoot live service issues
• Ensure the quality, performance, and stability of technical deliverables
• Improve team efficiency through identifying bottlenecks and proposing solutions
• Manage technical considerations and risks
• Collaborate and manage partnerships with internal technical partners and EA central groups
• Implement and run release management for a live service
• Provide line management to employees within the discipline
• Help establish the product vision
• Represent the project and team to partners
• Balance technical, product, and requirements with successful outcomes
• Empower and manage expectations for production & design
• Partner with Development Directors on development processes and planning
• Conduct research necessary to achieve desired outcomes and evolve our technology

• 10+ years software development experience
• Deep knowledge in C++/C#/Objective C a major plus
• Unity experience an absolute must!
• Leadership experience developing and launching games or running a large-scale live service
• Solid knowledge of game application technology, spanning client, server and infrastructure
• Experience working with remote teams
• A love for making and playing games

• Expertise in iOS and Android platform development
• Distributed systems experience

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.