Design Line Manager – Electronic Arts – Los Angeles, CA

Design Line Manager
Electronic Arts 383 reviewsLos Angeles, CA

Date Opened:2018-06-14

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

We are DICE Los Angeles

Our mission is to create world class entertainment and we work in a manner that is different from the rest of the industry. We believe that our games reflect the means by which they are produced. The ones that are crafted in an inspiring climate have qualities that resonate to gamers. At DICE LA, you will be empowered to have a creative stake in everything you do. We have a studio culture where everyone is a game maker, no matter what they do. We also firmly believe that in order to achieve peak performance one must have a balance between work and personal life.

We want this to be the studio where you do the best work of your career.

DICE LA is passionate about innovation and are pioneering a new role within the games industry. We are seeking a Design Line Manager who will both grow and mentor a best-in-class design team and shape a creative studio culture.

As Design Line Manager, you will be responsible for managing the design team – from coaching and career development, to establishing and executing the team’s talent strategy. You will work closely with the studio leaders, craft directors and HR.

Responsibilities:

  • Coaching, mentoring and career development
  • Champion and evolve studio culture
  • Conduct effective 1-on-1s
  • Help build a high-performance team and manage performance consistently
  • Assess talent and prepare succession planning
  • Drive goals setting and quarterly discussions
  • Participate in resource planning for design
  • Participate in compensation management
  • Build and maintain a strategy for University relations, intern and new grad hiring
  • Source talent, pre-select and interview
  • Onboard new team members

Skills We Look For:

  • 5+ years of experience in game development or a similar industry
  • Minimum 5 years of hands on experience managing and developing a team
  • Experience as a creative lead
  • A passion for talent development and culture, and an ability to inspire others

Benefits

We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives on creativity and individuality.

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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