EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connecting millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. EA SPORTS NHL has revolutionized sports gaming for tens of millions of players around the world, pioneering award-winning and creative technology and experiences that connect players to the speed, skill, and creativity of the NHL.
The EA SPORTS NHL franchise is founded on passion and new ideas. Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, the team is composed of remarkable talent on a mission to accomplish on-ice experiences that connect gamers around the world through play. If you're a creative pioneer with a passion for your craft, you will have the chance to turn a job into something you love.
An EA Sports Assistant Live Content Producer at EA Vancouver works closely with the production and design team on identifying and creating live content that the EA Sports customer longs for. Deep knowledge of Hockey and a genuine passion for the sport is a requirement. You will also need a good eye for product quality and usability along with a hunger for AAA game development. Some of the main tasks for this position include live content design and live content execution which will require you to have good people skills. Developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external developers is therefore a requirement.
Ability to work closely with a live service team through all phases of the live product cycle.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work with individuals from different disciplines, focused on achieving shared product/business goals.
Understands recent trends and what good looks like within a live service model and how it applies to the current product.
Ability to come up with and document creative ideas. Evaluate and critique existing ideas.
Good eye for game quality and strong advocate for the end-user experience.
Good problem solving skills and results-oriented.
Ability to focus on the big picture and always keep in mind the desired outcome.
Systems thinker with the ability to learn and understand how end to end systems work.
Work closely with NHL Live Team to build and execute on the live content plan.
Responsible for executing content plan, meeting deadlines and quality levels for live content.
Able to translate real world hockey events into live content ideas/plans on short notice, which may sometimes require flexible work hours to mirror real world hockey events.
Clearly define goals and opportunities for live content based on “Key Performance Indicators”.
Work with NHL producers to understand targets and priority changes.
Responsible for effective communication of progress and quality with NHL team.
Develops game-wide relationships and strong engagement with other groups (e.g. Marketing/QA/etc).
Work closely across teams to manage dependencies and coordinate deliverables.
Contribute to team morale & team health. Encourage others towards positive working relationships.
Min 1 year background in game design and/or production with relevant experience working on a live service with tight deadlines.
Passion for and deep understanding of Hockey.
Good knowledge of the EA SPORTS NHL franchise.
About Electronic Arts
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