DICE: Art Craft Manager

About the Employer

We are DICE

We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is not always easy. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

DICE (EA Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment), the award-winning developer based in Stockholm, Sweden, is best known for creating the phenomenally successful Battlefield franchise..

We are looking for a Content Craft Manager with experience managing people and allow our amazing staff to succeed and develop in their careers.

The purpose of the Content Craft Manager is to provide lateral support outside the game team hierarchy, focused on growing individuals long term. Our Content Craft Managers build and sustain a strong and versatile production force, so that DICE can build any game and service that we decide to pursue. A Content Craft Manager works with recruiting, building, coaching and mentoring individuals, both on a personal and a craft level.

They work close to the game teams to understand the project needs, challenges and possibilities. By not being embedded in a specific project or franchise, the Content Craft Managers will find synergies, ensure collaboration, nurture personal development, craft specialization and career. Each Content Craft Manager oversees multiple individuals spread across the teams. They are an executive extension of the Content Craft leadership and studio management.

Who you are

  • Someone with work experience and a solid, reliable and down-to-earth person.
  • You have experience in game development and with content creation most likely, 5+ years experience. This background is essential to evaluate and challenge the content creators in a healthy and constructive way.
  • You have strong soft skills; including listening, coaching, mentoring, explaining, etc.
  • You are competent with structure and order. Documentation and clear planning is important.

What you will be doing

  • Communicate information from and to studio management.
  • Stay informed and up-to-date with project goals, status and team health.
  • Supporting and coaching individuals, and managing long term goals and careers.
  • Staffing and recruitment.
  • Coaching and mentoring the content team to be stronger and more versatile, to enable efficient and healthy production.
  • Conduct performance reviews and salary discussions.
  • Studio wide training.
  • You will report directly to the Content Craft Director.

Typical Tasks

  • 1-to-1 meetings.
  • Convey feedback and encourage a direct and transparent conversation practice when possible.
  • Pro-actively be involved with projects beyond 1-on-1’s, by talking to other people in the team and attend team meetings and reviews.
  • Interview with new hires.
  • Maintain and update documents on staffing, recruitment and studio information.
  • Report and inform core project leads on team health and concerns raised.
  • Onboard of new hires.

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

At DICE we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the last decade. In addition to a great compensation package we offer our employees massage every three weeks, a variety of sports activities (yoga and cross fit to name a few) and health care allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and Sveriges Ingenjörer and also provide our employees’ with occupational pension

A good work-life balance is something we practice and maintain even during high-intensity periods.

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The position is permanent and applications will be selected continuously. Apply online with a combined CV and Introduction letter in English. Because there is a focus on artistic skill, if possible please also send a link to your portfolio. As part of the application process, we might also ask you to take on a practical work test.

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.

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. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.