Development Manager - EA Sports FC

Apr 15, 2023
Guildford, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Development Manager - EA Sports FC


EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sport through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, EA Sports FC soccer, NHL® hockey, and EA SPORTS UFC.


The Data Collection & Licensing group is looking for a Development Manager with Project Management expertise and passion for football. Our mission is to make our games as authentic as possible, and that's why we want YOU. Our Development Manager (DM) ensures the delivery of project scope on time and within budget. As the next DM of EA Sports FC, you will report to the Head of Licensor Management of DCL. Your Responsibilities
  • You will oversee the project schedule, organize the back log, and ensure that the Licensor Management team achieves the highest possible standards at all times.
  • You will anticipate bottlenecks, provide management escalation, project prioritization, make tradeoffs, and balance the needs versus technical constraints.
  • You will focus on the immediate team, identify team issues, and suggest solutions related to execution goals.
  • You will identify task-related processes to improve efficiency.
  • You will ensure each project setup meets the specifications with Studio with regular status reporting and capacity plan updates.
  • You will establish engagement processes to ensure all workflows are clearly defined, processes are documented, and staff are trained in expectations.
  • You will support production colleagues with Licensor Management.
Your Qualifications
  • 3+ years of Project Management or Project Lead Experience with production lifecycles, processes and project planning.
  • Experience of a Scrum / Agile software development environment and a proficient user of Jaas/Jira and Excel/Sheets.
  • Used to work in environment that values collaboration and with remote teams.
  • Good knowledge of EA SPORTS football titles and football knowledge advantageous.


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