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Enjoyable but limited

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Electronic Arts

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Some great people Nice environments Great IP and overall a good company to work for

Cons

Too many layers of management Stuck in the 'old ways' and whilst trying to bring on digital and F2P do not 'get it' and the culture of the company is still firmly console / boxes

Advice to Management

Slim down the many management layers Bring in people with the knowledge and let them loose ;)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    I was stunned by the lack of efficiency and massive overtime in EA

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    • Career Opportunities
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    People at management really have no clues about things they are running. It is all about "poliware" (politics based software). So you will really shine here if you are good at making friends and play politics.

    Cons

    People at management really have no clues about things they are running. It is all about "poliware" (politics based software). You will mostly be evaluated by the relationship with your manager and the overtime you took, not necessary your knowledge.

    Advice to Management

    See pros/cons - I don't think they will get it.


  2. Best place to learn about gaming industry

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Tester in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - QA Tester in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best place to learn about gaming industry

    Cons

    less salary, not good management (same in every company i heard about)

    Advice to Management

    increase the salaries based on the work instead of favourable employees.


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