Development Director - Online

6 days left

Orlando, Florida
May 27, 2024
Jul 26, 2024

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Development Director - Madden Online

EA Orlando, FL, US

Madden NFL is developed at EA's Tiburon Studio in Orlando, FL, and Madrid, Spain by a team that prides itself on innovation and creative collaboration. We are looking for talent with a passion for sports to create experiences that connect with millions of football fans around the world to grow the love of the sport.

We're looking for an experienced Development Director who can anchor communication across the team, manage multiple workflow-dependencies and risks, and help the team hit their development goals.

Reporting to a Development Director II, you will manage a development team consisting of mostly Software Engineers.


  • You will work with feature development teams to lock down requirements and specifications.
  • You will develop roadmaps and schedules for important milestone deliverables by collaborating with Department leads and Producers.
  • You will ensure other department dependencies are accounted for.
  • You will raise project risks to the production team and project leadership.
  • You will need to identify task-related processes to improve efficiency
  • You will provide regular status reporting and capacity plan updates.
  • You will track and implement project improvement plans to promote team efficiency.
  • You will need to establish engagement processes: Ensure all workflows are clearly defined, processes are documented, and staff trained in expectations of their roles.
  • You will mentor individual contributors within the project team and may have direct reports to provide career management and .

Required Skills

  • 5+ years Project Management or Project Lead experience.
  • 3+ years of People Management experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in any number of related fields including Computer Science, Game Development, Business, 3D Arts.
  • Excellent knowledge of production life cycle, processes, and project planning.
  • Experience in a Scrum / Agile software development environment.
  • Experience with Jira/Jaas, Perforce, and Visio

Additional Skills

  • A Masters degree
  • Degree in a technology related field
  • Experience working on live or online development

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.

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