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The soldiers are amazing, the leaders (especially Senior ones) are politicians, not value added

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

- Solid compensation
- Working with very intelligent experienced staff
- Diversity of staff and industry experience
- Passion about gaming

Cons

- Weak ineffective management
- Too much management
- Not enough leaders or leadership
- Company can't make a net profit
- Culture (ineffective, not malicious)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Dig deeper to find out what is really going on in the company by talking to the people doing the work and trim all the middle management fat.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Electronic Arts

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and PTO, company store, free games, etc.

    Cons

    Middle management is terrible (clueless). A lot of people are getting paid for doing absolutely nothing. New CTO has no people skills.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Inadequate compensation in QA

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    Former Employee - QA Project Lead in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - QA Project Lead in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Electronic Arts full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - A lot of advancement opportunities
    - Great office looks and feel

    Cons

    - Cutthroat culture
    - Incredibly horrible compensation, even after several years of work and 2 promotions (more responsibilities and stress but no salary adjustment)
    - Preferred quantity over quality in workforce, resulting in poor work environment and unacceptable productivity/headcount ratio

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Hire career QA staff
    - Pay within the norm of software quality assurance

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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