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Senior Development Director – Console and PC – Sweden

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #33837 Posted: 9 months ago

EA Ghost

This studio is a world-renowned Games developer and part of a global organisation famous for their IP’s.  They are looking to expand their team of fun-loving professionals by hiring a Senior Development Director.

You will be a person who focuses on the execution of a game or number of small projects. You will be responsible for ensuring there are credible plans and the teams are set up for success to deliver on them. In addition, you will be accountable for effective and efficient development of these projects to meet their delivery of budget, time and quality. You person will inspire, influence, coach, and develop your team at the studio.


What a Senior Development Director does:

You need to be someone driven to get things done as well as creative, enthusiastic and a natural leader. As a leader you will set your own priorities, but a typical week could include:

  • Champion the plan: collaborating with talent to develop plans and achieve success
  • Coaching: coach and develop other Development Director’s to achieve team goals and their personal goals
  • Coach teams on process: selecting most suitable process and most valuable metrics, communicating plans, challenges and tracking to the team
  • Lead the way to achieve high performing teams, creating and championing best practice
  • Identify, mitigate and manage project risks
  • Provide effective feedback: to both people they manage and members of their team
  • Nurture a healthy and happy team
  • Manage project budgets in line with studio priorities
  • Collaborate effectively with studio leadership and the Director of Product Development (DPD)


The Senior Development Director needs passion for:

  • Coaching and facilitating people to achieve studio, project and personal goals
  • Applying, defining and implementing the right development process to suit the challenge at that time and is suitable for those involved.
  • The way they create: not doing things just because that’s the way they’ve done them before, understanding change is a necessary part of success
  • The people you work with: asking appropriate questions and being open to new solutions is key to you and your team’s development
  • Generous collaborator: a desire and inherent need to work with others to achieve great things, develop ideas, plans and strategies


In return they offer an excellent salary and company benefits package including relocation support. Get in touch for more information on this great opportunity.

Tagged as: Development Director, Lead Producer

Tags: Development Director , Lead Producer Categories: Development Management , Production


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