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BioWare creates games focused on rich stories, unforgettable characters and vast worlds. It operates primarily out of Edmonton (Alberta, CAN) and Austin (Texas, USA) creating some of the world’s most critically acclaimed titles since 1995. The studio is currently working on future game experiences for the Mass Effect™ franchise, one of the highest rated video game series of all time, and the Dragon Age™ franchise, whose latest entry won 150+ Game of the Year awards.

The Development Manager will report to the Senior Development Director

This is a temporary contract role

Responsibilities:

You will:

  • Coordinate across 2-3 diverse project teams in multiple disciplines to ensure that deliverables and goals are met.

  • Partner with senior production and your team leads to manage scope/capacity.

  • Keep the development team and external partners informed of project goals, schedules, and deliverables.

  • Track, report and triage issues for your team by working with other production staff in the department.

  • Communicate with project team and coordinate requirements with external partners

  • Form close working relationships with discipline leads and individual contributors.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of software project management experience.

  • Experience with project management methodologies and Agile frameworks.

  • Strong written and verbal communication.

  • Experience working with teams and demonstrating a high degree of emotional intelligence.

  • Experience with maintaining composure under pressure and rally multiple teams to achieve a common goal.

  • Experience with proactively resolving problems independently

  • Experience with industry project management tools (e.g. Jira, Confluence).

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators 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.

Tagged as: Emotional Intelligence, Imagination, Jira, Project Management, Triage

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