This job listing expired on Apr 9, 2024

This position is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and you will be reporting to the Frostbite Development Director of Architecture. You will collaborate with a Technical Director in overseeing one of our teams.

We are seeking an adept delivery and people manager with a profound enthusiasm for the technology driving our games. The Development Director, emphasizing people, process, and planning, plays a central role in maintaining cohesion of our teams.


  • Project & Process Management

    • Lead Agile ceremonies (e.g., sprint planning, retrospectives, backlog refinement) and enhance Agile development practices within the team.

    • Oversee team deliveries, including managing risks, dependencies, and critical paths.

    • Coordinate tasks across diverse internal and external teams, spanning multiple locations, time zones, and cultures.

    • Improve operational effectiveness of team effort by assessing current practices, incorporating new strategies, and increasing predictability.

  • People & Team Management

    • Directly manage team members by providing regular feedback to individuals and aligning career goals with their work.

    • Partner with the other team leaders to create a creative, collaborative, diverse and inclusive environment, promoting a culture of learning and success.

    • Identify and address personnel conflicts, fostering a positive team dynamic.

  • Change Management

    • Lead and implement change management initiatives within the team. Foster the team's adoption and acceptance of changes.

Experiences and Capabilities

  • You have 5+ years of project management and team leadership experience.

  • You have 3+ years of experience using Agile project management methodology.

  • You are a change leader, who excels in a dynamic and collaborative setting.

  • You are experienced in project planning, capacity planning, dependency and risk management including mitigation techniques.

  • You are experienced in building and managing high-performing software development teams.

  • You enjoy helping individuals grow through coaching, mentoring and constructive feedback.

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.