Assistant Producer I (Temporary)

Apr 25, 2024
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Assistant Producer - NHL 

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connecting millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. EA SPORTS NHL has revolutionized sports gaming for tens of millions of players around the world, pioneering award-winning and creative technology and experiences that connect players to the speed, skill, and creativity of the NHL.

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.

An EA Sports Assistant Live Content Producer at EA Vancouver works with the production and design team on identifying and creating live content that the EA Sports customer longs for. You will report to one of the Producers on the EA Sports NHL team. Knowledge of Hockey and a genuine passion for the sport is a requirement. You will also need a good eye for product quality and usability along with a hunger for AAA game development. Some of the main tasks for this position include live content design and live content execution which will require you to have collaboration skills. Developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external developers is therefore a requirement.


  • Work closely with a live service team through all phases of the live product cycle..
  • Work with individuals from different disciplines, focused on achieving shared product/team goals.
  • Understand recent trends and what good looks like within a live service model and how it applies to the current product.
  • Come up with and document creative ideas. Evaluate and critique existing ideas.
  • Good eye for game quality and strong advocate for the end-user experience.


  • Work closely with NHL Live Team to build and execute on the live content plan.
  • Responsible for executing content plan, meeting deadlines and quality levels for live content.
  • Translate real-world events into live content ideas/plans on short notice, which may sometimes require flexible work hours to mirror real world hockey events.
  • Clearly define goals and opportunities for live content based on "Key Performance Indicators".
  • Work with NHL producers to understand targets and priority changes.
  • Responsible for effective communication of progress and quality with NHL team.
  • Develops game-wide relationships and strong engagement with other groups (e.g. Marketing/QA/etc).
  • Work closely across teams to manage dependencies and coordinate deliverables.
  • Contribute to team morale & team health. Encourage others towards positive working relationships.


  • Minimum 1 year background in game design and/or production with relevant experience working on a live service



The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


  • British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):

      º $55,800 - $74,300 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.                        

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