Supervising Technical Director

About the Employer

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sport through industry-leading sports videogames, including Madden NFL football, FIFA soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, and EA SPORTS UFC.

As a Supervising Technical Director for EA SPORTS Tiburon, you will report to the Senior Producer and contribute as a part of a cross functional leadership team that delivers multiple projects. You will also partner with the studio Head of Technology to improve the strategic roadmap for the studio. You will demonstrate a mix of technical skills, understanding of project and people management, and experience creating, leading, and running live service games.


  • Guide technical planning and roadmaps for all projects
  • Audit technical quality of all major project milestones, identifying technical gaps and risks
  • Operate as a strategic partner for EA central teams, such as Frostbite and EA Digital Platform, to ensure central technologies are successfully integrated and there is good collaboration between teams.
  • Guide all projects to successful launch and through ongoing support of live services while ensuring technical performance indicators are met.
  • Recruitment, retention and career management of project technical directors and senior engineers.
  • Drive continuous improvement of engineering practices, architecture, tools and workflows.
  • Partner with technical leaders on EA SPORTS technical council to drive technical initiatives.


  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience
  • 10+ years of game industry experience, having shipped at least one title
  • 4+ years of technical leadership/management experience
  • Experience with Agile development, with a preference towards SCRUM.
  • Experience designing complex software systems and leading them to completion.
  • Proficiency with C/C++ and experience with other languages
  • Experience in one or more major areas of game development and working knowledge of other domains, i.e. AI, Systems, Rendering, Online, or Audio.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of good software engineering practices
  • Understanding of memory management, multiple processor use, and runtime optimization.
  • Experience leading inclusively.
  • Experience working with game teams, central teams, and external partners.
  • Great conflict resolution skills with a focus on managing performance through mentoring.

If this position sounds like a fit for you, we look forward to seeing your resume!

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.

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more!

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