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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Electronic Arts full-time (less than an year)Pros
There is a week of paid training. The hours are steady and there can be a lot of optional overtime. The environment is fun and casual, but remains productive and goal oriented. The sky is the limit, from basic contractor work all the way to being employed by EA directly.Cons
Most start as contract work through a separate entity that works with EA. This management will sometimes force people onto the three month furlough depending on what time of the year their contract is to end.Advice to ManagementAdvice
There is a serious break between the testing center in Baton Rouge and the development group in Tiburon.RecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days – interviewed at Electronic Arts.Interview Details
After submitting my resume, I was emailed within 3-4 days and asked to come in for an face-to-face interview a couple days from then.
The interview was with the area manager and one of the team leads. Both were very down to earth. It never felt like I was being double teamed or flanked with questions from both. They each had questions about what type of video games I like, which was to be expected since EA is a video game publisher. They gave me a run down on how their operation worked at their office, which is basically category-based call center. Game Advisors are split into different tiers of support, each with their own studio (section) in the office. These sections have about 10-16 advisors in each, with team lead (manager) assisting them.
After going over the job expectations, they asked me why I choose to apply to EA. They also asked if I was comfortable having my support metrics tracked. The interview process lasted about 10 minutes, then I was given a tour of the office (which is pretty cool).
Within 24 hours after the interview, I was sent an email offering me the job.Interview Questions
Negotiation DetailsNo, you are not able to negotiate as this is a contracted job.Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
- Are you comfortable having your support metrics tracked? Answer Question
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