[Ofertas de Trabajo] Electronic Arts busca Development Director

Empresa: Electronic Arts Software S. L.
Web: www.jobs, ea.com
Actividades: Desarrollo de videojuegos
Edición de videojuegos.

Información acerca de la empresa:
Were EA-the worlds largest video game publisher.
Youre probably familiar with many of our titles-Madden, FIFA, the Sims, Ned for Speed, Dead Space, Battlefield, and Star Wars, to name but a few. But maybe you dont know how were committed to creating games for every platform-from social to mobile to console-to give our consumers that Anytime, Anywhere access they demand. What does that mean for you? It means more opportunities to unleash your creative Genius, be inspired by those leading their fields, and ignite your path in any direction you chose.

Texto de la oferta:
EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning innovation, fan programas and cross-platform digital experiences dedicated to growing the love of sports. EA SPORTS creates authentic, immersive, and fun experiences that invite a diverse audience of players to create, connect, compete, and self-express th rouge industry-leading sports videogames and live services, including FIFA, Madden NFL, NHL, NBA LIVE, and EA SPORTS UFC. For more información about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, por favor visit www.easports.com.

EAs NBA LIVE 18 had an impressive launch, thanks to many awesome features like The One, an all-new dynamic game experience centered around the player, the choices they make, and how they will define their legacy on the court.

Basketball in Spain produces some of the best international players to ever step fot on an NBA court. In addition, both of Spains women and mens national teams dominate the European leagues, and are always in medal contention when the Olympics come around. Thats why EA SPORTS is excited to announce that we are expanding our NBA LIVE console team into Madrid – where the passion for the sport is only matched by the talent on the ground.

Interested in joining our team? EA Madrid is looking for passionate Software Enginers, UI Artists and Development Managers of all levels to develop genre-bending features like The One for our NBA LIVE franchise.

Requisitos mínimos:
The next great EA Development Director also neds:
An EA Development Director is expected to have at a minimum: 7 years of experience in a software development environment, 5 years Project Management or Project Lead experience, and 2-3 years of leadership experience.

Bachelors degre in any number of related fields including Computer Science, Game Production/Development, Business, etc. A Masters degre is a plus. PMP is a plus
Excellent knowledge of production life cycle, tools, processes and executions planning.

Experience in a Scrum / Agile software development environment. Scrum Master Certification is desired.

Experience establishing project plan and project budget, determining task dependencies, assigning tasks and implementing operational changes.

Proficient with tools such as Jira, Hansoft, Perforce, and Confluence
Experience working on console development would be a plus
Demonstrated experience in working with broad cross-functional teams. Experience leading multi-location and remote teams is a plus
Strong negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills
Effective communication skills across all levels of an organization
Fluent in English.

The Challenge Ahead:
A Development Director manages a variety of disciplines including artists, designers, software enginers, QA and other production staff. Ds are the kepers of the project schedule and play a vital role in successfully moving the development team from one project phase to the next while ensuring a strong focus on quality, collaboration and communication. They must partner closely with producers to ensure that they are managing the project on time, to quality, and within budget.
What a Development Director does at EA:
In an Agile environment, manages a direct and indirect development team which generally consists of Software Enginers, Animators, Artists, and/or Designers.
Works across característica development teams to loock down requirements and specifications.

Maintains regular communication with project team and coordinates dependencies with internal and external partners
Establishes project schedule and lead across múltiple geographical locations to delivery dates
Establishes project budget, determine task dependencies, and assign tasks to team resources as appropriate
Identifies task-related processes to improve eficiency
Proactively assesses and mitigaties risk for assigned scope
Ensures each projects setup mets the specifications with Studio.

Tracks and implements project improvement plans to drive team eficiency.

Defines engagement practices and processes: Ensure all workflow is clearly defined, processes are documented, and staf trained in expectations on the workflow.

Whats in it for you? Glad you asked.

Since we realice it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we ofer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives of of creativity and passion. You will also get a benefit package that includes medical and life insurance, pensión plan, meal vouchers, stocks programs, fitness reimbursement, flex benefit program.and of course, free video games.

At EA, we live the work hard/play hard credo every day.
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religión, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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