OverviewElectronic Arts FIFA Development Director Temporary in Burnaby, BC
Branch Burnaby BC CA
FIFA Development Director
EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan…
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 sports through industry-leading sports videogames, including Madden NFL football, FIFA Soccer , NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, NCAA® Football , Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® golf, SSX , and EA SPORTS UFC . For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit www.easports.com .
A Development Director manages a variety of disciplines including artists, designers, software engineers, QA and other production staff. DD’s are the keepers of the project schedule and play a vital role in successfully moving the development team from one project phase to the next while ensuring a strong focus on quality, collaboration and communication. They must partner closely with producers to ensure that they are managing the project on time, to quality, and within budget
To be a successful candidate for this role, you need to be great at:
Builds and evolves effective team; identifies resourcing needs, provides challenges and developmental opportunities to ensure that all employees reach their potential.
Builds and maintains effective working relationships with immediate team and those outside of the immediate team that have an effect on the successful completion of the project
Provides line management to employees across disciplines within a single project team
Maintains regular communication with project team and coordinates dependencies with external partners
Participates in the hiring process to ensure qualified candidates are available to meet project requirements
Establishing and assigning task objectives from defined project goals; achieving project deliverables through managing team at a project-level (e.g. Franchise-wide level);
Proactively assessing and mitigating risk for assigned scope
Partnering with production to manage scope and quality
Establish an overall project schedule based on the individual task estimates for production
Determine the resource requirements to meet the task requirements
Establish a project budget, determine task dependencies, and assign tasks to team resources as appropriate
Minimum of 5-7 years project management or team leadership experience;
Education requirement University degree Bachelors or equivalent professional experience;
Effective communication skills across all levels and organizations.
Experience in various project management methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile
Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.
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Address: 4330 Sanderson Way, Burnaby, BC, V5G1X1
Contact: @Masah_K [email protected]
Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25