Development Manager

May 30, 2024
Orlando, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Development Manager (Art)

*THIS IS A HYBRID ROLE LOCATED IN ORLANDO, FL AND WOULD REQUIRE BEING IN THE OFFICE 3 DAYS PER WEEK

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

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’re looking for a Development Manager who will help ensure a smooth execution of projects, presentations, and events. You will be an important contributor to the operations team responsible for delivering art content that ignites the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports video games. 

You will report to the Development Director that supports the Madden NFL product. Partnering with Producers and Directors, your role is to ensure the Art team’s work is completed on time, within budget, and up to quality standards.

Your collaboration across several departments and establishing relationships with peers and partners will be essential.

  • Responsibilities:

    • You will help develop and maintain project roadmaps, scope and capacity plans, and project task tracking.

    • You will identify and address potential project risks.

    • You will guide communication between artists, engineers, project managers, and other partners, ensuring communication and agreement on project goals and priorities.

    • You will contribute to the continuous improvement of operational processes and best practices within the department. 

    • You will organize and facilitate important team events, including meetings, workshops, presentations, and other team activities.

    • You will mentor and provide career management to individual contributors within the project team.

    Role Requirements

    • 3+ years of experience in project coordination or project management methodologies including Waterfall and Agile in a technology or art environment.

    • 2+ years of experience in people management

    • Proficiency in tools and software, such as JIRA, Confluence and Google Suite. 

    • Experience managing outsourcing teams is a plus.

    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, effectively collaborating with cross-functional teams and the ability to influence and drive to a decision.

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