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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.

Your Responsibilities

  • Work with senior game designer to help create new features and optimize existing economy systems in Hockey Ultimate Team (HUT).

  • Model, build, and tune complex game economy systems with multiple currencies, and progression systems.

  • Work closely with live content team to align on strategic tuning decisions and monitor economic health throughout the year.

  • Improve designs based on playtests, game metrics, team input, and community feedback.

  • Operate as a bridge between feature development and design for the upcoming title and offer feedback as to how it will be used in the Live space.

  • Collaborate with all team disciplines, including artists, QV, engineers, and producers to get support from the team and guide a feature from initial design to live service.

  • Build the post-launch economy, incorporating limited time events, reward structures, purchases, and adjustments that support new features throughout the product life cycle.

Your Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of game design experience (experience with live service design preferred)

  • Excellent creative, analytical, and organization skills with an ability to write detailed design documentation.

  • High proficiency and technical competency with Microsoft Excel

  • Progressive thinking while remaining energetic and motivated to overcome challenges with practical solutions.

  • Design and implementation experience with game features that have a live service/economy management component

  • Effective at working both autonomously and in multidisciplinary groups

  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for gaming: playing, deconstructing, and creating.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Shipped a AAA console or mobile title with a post launch, live service component

  • Experience with sports genre and/or Ultimate Team modes

  • EA SPORTS NHL/Hockey knowledge is beneficial but not required

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.

Weโ€™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. 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.