Concepteur.rice Technique Principal.e /Lead Technical Designer - IRON MAN

EA Vancouver

EA Vancouver

IT, Design
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

Concepteur.rice Technique Principal.e /Lead Technical Designer - IRON MAN

Location: Montreal, QC, Canada


Requisition Number:178993
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.

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Our motive is to create innovative action games within iconic worlds where every player feels like the hero. Let’s say that againiconic worlds, where every player feels like the hero.

Our passion has taken us from imagining dogfighter pilots in Star Wars: Squadrons, to re-creating Isaac Clarke onboard the Ishimura in Dead Space™, and now to building an original Iron Man action-adventure video game. 

We believe in sharing our passion with our community, and with each other by having transparent discussions, by practicing an inclusive culture, and by nurturing a continuous growth mindset. Our approach feels simple, but it leads to the best work of our careers, and as a team, building unique and immersive experiences. 

Motive is looking for a  Lead Technical Designer to be a vital connection between the Tech Designer, the Tech Design Director and the rest of the team. 

The Lead Technical Designer should have experience with managing individuals and teams. The Lead Technical Designer should also be fluent with management tools such as Jira. As a bonus, the candidate should have experience in a variety of engines and tools as well as visual scripting. 


  • Work with the Technical Design Director to bring his goals into action.
  • Lead a Technical Design team to make all the goals achievable.
  • As a critical member of the production team, ensure resource estimates and delivery schedules are met.
  • Partner with level and game design and programming teams to understand and address constraints while maintaining AAA quality levels.
  • Mentor and assist the technical design team to be the best in the industry.


You will possess 8+ years’ experience in video game technical design and production with lead experience on at least one AAA title and

  • Ability to set clear assignments and actionable feedback for the technical design team.
  • Excellent ability to guide and influence the tech designers at all experience levels
  • Experience using scripting languages and level design tools
  • Comfort and capability in creative and technical design discussions
  • Clear understanding of the project timeline and objectives with a good understanding of priorities.
  • Familiarity with Unreal or other AAA engines

All of our team members will have to be able to shift quickly and flexibly and assume new roles and responsibilities as we grow and change.  We’re looking for well-rounded innovators who thrive in the dynamic environment that new game creation demands.





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.