Development Director, Analytics
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, LOS ANGELES ANALYTICS
We are EA
And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is challenging work. That's why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.
The Challenge Ahead:
The Development Director will be a part of the Studio Data and Insights (SDI) team stationed in the greater Los Angeles area. You will work directly with Respawn and Ripple Effect Analytics teams to bring increased visibility, credibility, and communication on the team's workload and project development.
What a Development Director does at EA:
You will work with our Analytics leads working on multiple studio projects to help prioritize work and aid in communications with our partners including Game Design, Code / Script, Network Engineering, Product Management, Brand Management, Marketing, Finance and supporting data teams. As part of the Game Development Framework, you will get experience balancing analytics workloads that range from reactive requests through longer term R&D projects spread over many sprints.
As part of the Studio Data and Insights team, you will work with peers from all over the world and from several program management teams. As part of the broader EA collective, you will get experience handling multiple team dependencies while building credibility between Analytics and Studio leadership.
The next great Development Director has:
- 5+ years working as a project manager
- 3+ years working in a Software Development industry
- Extreme comfortability working in work tracking tools (e.g. JIRA or JASS)
- Experience managing both internal and external teams
- Various negotiation and conflict resolution tools in your toolbelt
- Comfortable talking across and presenting to all levels of an organization
- Effective and consistent sprint reporting to partners
- Keen ability to always know the status of your projects and quickly visualize
- Passionate about managing analytics / data teams
At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! 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.