Technical Development Director

Electronic Arts   •  

Burnaby, BC

5 - 7 years

Posted 238 days ago

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Engineering Strength

  • Solid software development experience
  • Excellent grasp of current systems and architecture
  • Experience with management of technical products



  • Building and evolving a great team;
  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships with your immediate team and any external developers;
  • Building and energizing team by exhibiting a positive approach to inspire others to excel;
  • Managing external development teams.


  • Establishing and assigning task objectives from defined project goals; achieving project deliverables through managing team at a project-level (e.g. Franchise-wide level);
  • Proactively assessing and mitigating risk for assigned scope;
  • Partnering with production to manage scope and quality.

Business Management:

  • Making decisions around the balance between quality/time/cost, and directing the team accordingly;
  • Providing input to project budget and budget planning process; adhering to and tracking budget.

Creative Quality:

  • Prioritizing and resolving issues through creative problem solving skills;
  • recognizing and balancing priorities of eliminating the root causes of problems;

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong people management skills; ability to challenge and develop talent;
  • \Minimum 4 years software development experience; minimum 1 yearproject management or team leadership experience;
  • Understanding of project management methodology; can model systems and reports using Excel, Project, Word, VISIO and other EAC standard tools;
  • Experience managing a project including establishing project plan and project budget, determining task dependencies, assigning tasks and implementing operational changes.