Electronic Arts, Inc Development Manager in Stockholm, Sweden
We are DICE Stockholm
We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.
DICE (EA Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment), the award-winning developer based in Stockholm, Sweden, is best known for creating the phenomenally successful Battlefield franchise with the widely acclaimed Battlefield 1 being the latest installment. But also the creators behind Star Wars Battlefront and Mirrors Edge.
We are looking for a talented person who is passionate about gaming to provide daily team production support across the team. We believe that the key factor for successful production support for the Project Manager (PM) is the ability to be proactive and offload key areas with administration support as and production support and guidance. You will support teams and team leaders to stay within the financial framework and processes that are in place. You will be the person that enables our best in class teams to focus on what they are good at and support them with administrative work and production support. You will be a key person in the daily operation of the teams you work with.
This PM role is responsible for 3rd party communication and administration, limited resource planning and adherence to company processes. These are financial processes, 3rd party processes and recruitment. Also, the Project manager is responsible for presenting options and drives decision making in their area, i.e., given time and resources point out what is possible and make sure decisions are made in a timely fashion by the right stake holders so that progress is maintained. In supporting the tracking progress you are not just satisfied with task completion but also establishes and maintain a holistic overarching understanding of progress and status of the areas you manage.
What skills does DICE look for?
We believe that the successful candidate has proven leadership skills and desire to lead. At least 2 years of customer interaction and customer responsibility; 1-2 years of experience working in a AAA game development environment; strong negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills; effective communication skills across all levels of an organization. We think that you have a background in administration, customer care/support or equivalent. You have an understanding of the disciplines and skills required to make a game.
We believe that you are comfortable and have experience working with (or equivalent):
- Agile development, using Scrum/Kanban/Lean- Project development with emphasis on team empowerment- Perform and act on Retrospectives- Financial and contract administration- Tools, e.g. Jira, HanSoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Perforce, etc.
What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!
At DICE we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the last decade. In addition to a competitive compensation package we offer our employees 10 EA games per year, massage every three weeks, a variety of sports activities (yoga and cross fit to name a few) and health care allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and Sveriges Ingenjörer and also provide our employees’ with occupational pension.
Although we enjoy working hard at DICE, we respect and value our employees’ personal lives. A good work-life balance is something we practice and maintain even during high-intensity periods.
The position is permanent and applications will be selected continuously. Apply online with a combined CV and introduction letter in English. Don´t forget at link to your portfolio or reel.
We look forward to receiving your application!