Senior Program Manager

PopCap Games

At EA, we have one simple vision: become the world’s greatest games company. We are a community of artists, storytellers, technologists and innovators working in one of the most dynamic industries today. We are building a company that thinks about the player experience at every step. We are transforming for a digital future and work as one team. We take risks and we dream big. And together we are changing the way millions play every day.

The Global Brand Partnerships business drives player engagement through rewarding brand experiences in our quest to inspire the world to play. We are seeking a Senior Program Manager who will play a pivotal, cross-functional role working within GBP, EADP and technology partner teams to develop emerging digital ad solutions for strategic brand partners and advertisers. The ideal candidate is passionate about game product development, ad technology, program management and understands the media ecosystem. This person can identify trade-offs and opportunities involved in developing solutions that meet and exceed brand expectations while maintains a Players First approach. This role reports to the Head of the Research & Strategy division.

Responsibilities:

Partner with EA Digital Platforms team and external technology partners to understand capabilities & gather requirements
Oversee the implementation of new ad products and solutions, coordinating GBP, EA game studios, EA central technology and external ad groups
Hold GBP team accountable by managing roadmaps and priorities
Establish overall program schedules based on individual tasks
Oversee QA test plans and criteria for certification
Communicate clearly with all stakeholders on timing, expectations, and dependencies
Manage a team of integration specialists and project managers
Research and track industry technology shifts and assess how to apply trends to EA ad technology
Evaluate and optimize processes to track and document integration efforts
Lead business development efforts with partner roadmaps in terms of future feature needs

Qualifications

Strong program and project management skills
Proven track record of influencing prioritization of new features and functionality based on researched ROI considerations
Technical background preferably in mobile and desktop systems
Strong negotiation, prioritization and conflict resolutions skills
Familiarity with industry governing bodies such as the IAB, MMA etc.
Experience with resource and task budgeting
6+ years of experience in program management or relevant role
3+ years of software development experience (preferably from the gaming industry)
2+ years of leadership experience

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k company match and, of course, many other perks! And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the work hard/play hard credo every day.

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