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Electronic Arts

Development Manager (Quality Verification) - Madden

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Electronic Arts
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Orlando, FL

QV partners with EA Studios Game teams to drive quality in the game. Our team is comprised of quality designers, engineers, data analysts, and development directors. Worldwide, we combine our teams to form a global group of extraordinary individuals fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating quality experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer, who welcomes all qualified candidates. We value diverse teams, unified through collaboration, culture and craft, and encourage our team members to bring their unique perspectives to the table.

What a Development Manager (DM) Does At EA

A Development Manager manages a variety of disciplines including quality designers, testers, and other staff. DM's are the keepers of the project schedule and help move the quality verification team from one project phase to the next while ensuring collaboration and communication. You will report to a Development Director, and partner with Producers and Directors to ensure the project is managed on time, to quality, and within budget.

You Have Experience In The Following

  • Build and evolve team; identify resourcing needs, provide challenges and developmental opportunities to ensure that all employees reach their potential.
  • Develop working relationships with immediate team and those outside of the immediate team that have an effect on the completion of the project
  • Provide line management to employees across departments within a single project team
  • Communicate with project team and coordinate requirements with external partners
  • Participate in the hiring process

Execution

  • Establish and assign task goals from defined project goals; achieve project deliverables through managing team at a project-level (e.g. Franchise-wide level);
  • Mitigate risk for assigned scope
  • Partner with Production and Development to manage scope and quality

Project Management

  • Establish an overall project schedule based on the individual task estimates for quality
  • Determine the resource requirements to meet the task requirements
  • Establish a project budget, determine task requirements, and assign tasks to team resources

Requirements

  • 2+ years project management or team leadership experience
  • Education requirement University degree bachelor’s or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience managing distributed teams is considered an asset

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, RRSP company match and, of course, many other perks! And since we realize it takes outstanding people to make outstanding games, we offer great compensation packages and a culture that succeeds on creativity and individuality.

EA 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. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.