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I enjoy working in EA.

Software Engineer (Current Employee) Redwood City, CA

ProsI like my life in EA. I have a lot of fun here developing my skills, building my career, and dealing with challenges. There are a lot of resources and connections waiting for you to utilize, as well as the opportunities to explore.

ConsThe pay is not very good comparing to other software companies. Also, EA is a big company so the pace might be slow sometimes.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake smart decisions.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    We make games, how cool is that?

    Rendering Programmer (Current Employee) Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Electronic Arts as a contractor for more than 3 years


    Pros: EA has a long and rich tradition of making great games, e.g... The Sims, Burnout, Madden, NFS Most Wanted and so many others. You'll work… Cons: Although game design is a combination of science and art, unlike some more technical positions like web development, usually everyone (even non-designers) have opinions and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Like a frog sitting in a pot of heating water.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Redwood Shores, CA

    I worked at Electronic Arts as a contractor for less than a year


    Pros: Great history and traditions for making big titles and games with emotion and intelligence. Some very qualified and thought driving people who truly… Cons: Many times it was the Titanic heading towards the iceberg and management interested in deck chair arrangement. Not enough manager level and above employees… Advice to Senior Management: Check if people you hire actually play games- you hurt your brand, your customer relationships, your salesmanship, your credibility the less your employees know about… 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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