Senior Project Manager/Production Operations - Maxis MobileElectronic Arts Inc. - Redwood City, CA
At Electronic Arts we put our players first, and we're looking for the most talented and creative game developers in the world to help us become the world's #1 mobile gaming company. Mobile is the future of our industry and the future of our company. Our mobile team is growing fast, with 17 exciting studios around the world and a portfolio of blockbuster titles like Madden NFL Mobile, Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, SimCity BuildIt, and The Sims FreePlay.
Seeking a highly motivated Development Director for a mobile game. Looking for a skilled project manager who is energized by creative problem solving. This is an opportunity to contribute to a largefranchise. You will report directly to the Lead Development Director and be responsible for delivering a large portion of the game.
Builds and maintains effective working schedules to ensure achievement of overall project development milestones.
Works with External Groups such as Outsourcing, Finance and Marketing
Helps plan events, features and releases. Tracks progress. Drives for successful completion of commitments
Maintains regular communication with team partners and stakeholders to ensure we hit our team goals.
Looks for ways to improve efficiency without compromising effectiveness and quality.
Anticipate and communicate problems and roadblocks to successful achievement of goals and milestones.
Able to extract and use data to establish bug trends and create predictability in hitting key launch milestones
Manage career development of direct reports, including development of individual development plans and regular 1:1 meetings.
Able to interpret design documents and project schedules to establish and communicate scope.
Experience working in, managing and optimizing a Live Content Pipeline
Confident operating in a fast-paced environment,
Ability to pivot smoothly and effectively.
Manage and maintaining team health and partner engagement levels.
Strong listening and communication skills - able to communicate team and project goals in a clear, concise and strategic manner.
Strong people management skills including the ability to clearly communicate performance expectations and provide regular feedback to improve employee performance; capable of managing performance and professional development of direct reports.
A good understanding of various disciplines and interdependencies that go into mobile development such as programming, art, design and audio.
Minimum 4 years free to play mobile game development or other related experience;
Minimum 2-years project management experience.
Knowledge of, and experience with, implementing and running agile methodologies, experience with Jira, MS Project, and Shotgun project management tools. Knowledge of, and proficient with, MS Word, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Perforce and Google Drive
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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