Development Manager - Frostbite Operations



Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

Development Manager - Frostbite Operations

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada


Requisition Number:181781
Can this position be remote?: No

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Hybrid Work Option: Yes

Frostbite is EA’s state-of-the-art multi-platform game development engine. Our global team develops creative engine features and cutting-edge tools that let our game makers create stunning games. We’re honored to have thousands of game developers worldwide using Frostbite as they create some of the industry’s best-known titles and amazing player experiences. Join us as we help shape the future of gaming with Frostbite.


We are hiring for a Development Manager for the Frostbite Operations Team reporting directly to the Director of Operations, to support the planning and managing of our operational activities. This exciting and dynamic role will partner with a wide array of team members across all of Frostbite and our partners.

The team mandate is to optimize delivery to partners through continuous development operations improvements as well as to drive business strategy and practices to maximize efficiency.


  • You will identify opportunities for operation improvements and efficiencies

  • You will manage diverse operational projects across the organization

  • You will support and drive the implementation of best practices to help us reach operational excellence

  • You will navigate complex problems across multiple disciplines that consider process, analytics and technology

  • Work with the projects’ key drivers to establish the strategy and details to meet milestones and important deliverables

  • Ownership of assigned tactical operational efforts


  • 5+ year of operations and leadership experience

  • Experience in delivery of critical projects and operations needs

  • Track record and interest in handling multiple priorities and deliverables

  • Working knowledge of software development, tools, and processes.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to track, model and present information in engaging ways

  • Proficient change management skills with comfort around navigating uncertainty

  • Experience managing and driving alignment with wide variety of stakeholders

  • General familiarity with different management tools (e.g. Jira, Coda)

  • Familiarity of budgets and finance concepts


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):
º $77,600 - $130,500 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider 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.