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5/17/2019
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Intern: Development Manager - Madden - Fall 2019
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Electronic Arts | Orlando, FL
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Job Description

Requisition Number: 155750

Position Title: Intern General

External Description:

A Development Manager (DM) Intern on Madden, is responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of a game feature on time and within budget. The DM intern oversees the project schedule and supports the team to deliver to a high standard.

Responsibilities

* Supports a development team which generally consists of Software Engineers, Animators, Artists, and/or Designers.
* Works across Madden feature development teams to lock down requirements and specifications.
* Anticipates bottlenecks, provide management escalation, project prioritization, make tradeoffs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints, and drive initial partner deployments.
* Identifies task-related processes to improve efficiency
* Focuses on immediate team and identifies team issues and suggests solutions related to execution goals.
* Ensures each projects setup meets the specifications with Studio.
* Provides regular status reporting and capacity plan updates.
* Tracks and implements project improvement plans to drive team efficiency.
* Defines practices and processes: Ensures all workflow is clearly defined, processes are documented, and staff trained in expectations on the workflow.

What skills does EA look for?

An EA Development Manager Intern is expected to have at a minimum: experience in a software development environment, Project Management or Project Lead experience, and leadership experience.

* Working towards a Bachelor's degree in any number of related fields including Computer Science, Game Production/Development, Business, etc. A Master's degree is a plus.
* Working knowledge of production life cycle, tools, processes and executions planning.
* Experience in a Scrum / Agile software development environment. Scrum Master Certification is desired.
* Proficient with MS Word, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Perforce, and Visio
* Experience working on console development would be a plus
* Demonstrated experience in working with broad cross-functional teams.
* Strong negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills
* Effective communication skills across all levels of an organization

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Company Profile:

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.

EEOText: 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.

Date Opened: 2019-05-15 22:59:43.683

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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 or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.

Location: Orlando

Location_formattedLocationLong: Orlando, Florida US

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA develops, markets, publishes and distributes video game software and content that can be played by consumers on a variety of platforms, including video game consoles, such as the PLAYSTATION 3, Microsoft Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii; personal computers (PCs), including the Macintosh; handheld game players, such as the PlayStation Portable (PSP) and Nintendo DS, and wireless devices, such as cellular phones and smart phones, including the Apple iPhone. The Company's products for videogame consoles, PCs and handhelds are delivered on physical media (disks and cartridges) that are sold at retail stores and through mail-order (packaged goods products). Some electronically delivered content and services are add-ons or are related to its packaged goods products (add-on content or matchmaking services); while other games, content and services that it offers, such as games for wireless devices, and Internet-only games, are available only through electronic delivery.