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Electronic Arts is the leading interactive entertainment company, powered by innovative technology. We create incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need creative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EA SPORTS™ FIFA Mobile is the the world’s most played football game on the mobile platform, serving millions of players from all around the world. We are excited to open a brand-new chapter on our journey with the establishment of the Kuala Lumpur EA FIFA Mobile Team which will become an integral part of the global EA FIFA Mobile development team. We invite you to become part of the core leadership member for the Kuala Lumpur team and join us on this exciting adventure to make EASPORTS™ FIFA Mobile the biggest sports game in the world.

We are looking for a Development Director for our FIFA Mobile team in Kuala Lumpur. You will manage a variety of disciplines including artists, designers, software engineers, QA, and other production staff. You are the keepers of the project schedule and play an important role in successfully moving the development team from one project phase to the next while ensuring a focus on quality, collaboration and communication. You will become a key point contact of FIFA mobile team in Kuala Lumpur, for both internal and external. You will partner with live producers and leads in different territories to ensure the project is managed on time, to quality and within budget.


  • Establish the overall project development structure and guide the project team to proceed.

  • Build up and maintain the project roadmap/schedule with estimation of the scope of work.

  • Determine the resource plan to meet the product requirements.

  • Implement and monitor the cycle of each development process, support team as needed.

  • Produce milestone report and ensure the deliverables on time and on quality.

  • Manage budget for procurement, travel and outsourcing.

  • Identify and mitigate risks during the whole project cycle.

  • Communicating to project stakeholders including oversea partners on status update, resources, schedule, dependencies, risks and processes.

  • Manage project teams to develop and execution.

  • Organize team roles and evaluating team performance with function leads.

  • Assist with new employee onboarding and training program.

  • Ensures adequate equipment, tools and support are provided for team members.

  • Enhances personal understanding of the production process and actively offers input.

  • Provides input for departmental planning (i.e. resource planning, cost estimates etc)


  • 5+ years of software development experience

  • 4 years Project Management experience

  • 3 years of leadership experience (line management).

  • Experiences on managing projects in SCRUM.

  • Strong negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Effective communication skills across all levels and organizations.

  • Educational background: Bachelors. The ideal candidate should include a Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • PMP Certification an asset.

  • Strong English communication skills - both verbally and written.

  • Chinese Mandarin proficiency will be a big plus.

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.