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Fun environment with interesting tech

Lead Engineer (Current Employee) Austin, TX

Pros* Lots of room for learning new teach and solving problems
* Smart people
* Crunch periods are not that long

Cons* Management communication leaves lots to be desired
* Lots of "Tech Managers". Basically strong tech people with crappy management skills
* Downsized recently, more work spread to few individuals

Advice to Senior ManagementLearn to communicate with employees better. Secrecy is a killer

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    My first experience in the game industry, and I could not have asked for a better company to work for!

    Contract Worldbuilder (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    I worked at BioWare as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: -working on successful AAA titles -working along side talented people -quality of… Cons: -big studio (if you like the more personal companies this… Advice to Senior Management: Learn how to say no! Hahaha. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Management needs to get their act together + EA = Not Good

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    I worked at BioWare full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Relaxed atmosphere, got to work with some brilliant people Cons: Really makes me sad to see what's happened to this company. Only worked there for a short time before the layoffs started, but long enough… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to the very vocal, and very talented, people who AREN'T management. Take their ideas to heart and realize that not only are they… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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