Job Details


Jul 27, 2022


United Kingdom

Closing Date

Aug 24, 2022

Electronic Arts

Development Director

Our Development Directors coach and inspire our cross functional development, and our single purpose service teams to be coordinated, focussed, well supported and autonomously aware of a project’s boundaries.

As a Development Director at Criterion you will be expected to bring software and game development experience, curiosity and a flexibility to find the right solution for the teams to excel. You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of a Triple A game development software process and have experienced all the intricate and nuanced activities that a successful game is dependent on.

A Criterion Development Director shows a passion for communication, presenting an openness and generosity that will help inspire their teams. The ability to reflect a calm, patient presence in a highly charged and stressful development is essential alongside a ‘toolbox’ of project management processes, frameworks and techniques so that the right tool for the job is always available.


  • Coach, motivate and inspire the team
  • Support a team during planning and delivery
  • Assist the team in their reporting
  • Aid in team and project communication
  • Understand and communicate the relationships between the team, their goals and the wider project
  • Champion the best fitting delivery methodology for the team
  • Represent team issues effectively


  • Recent and proven project management experience within a creative game development environment
  • Demonstrable track record in game software delivery projects
  • Excellent understanding of a creative life cycle
  • A deep understanding of various project management methodologies
  • Experience of working in an Agile framework
  • Ability to inspire, influence and communicate effectively at all levels