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QA Director

Former Employee - QA Director  in  Redwood City, CA
Former Employee - QA Director in Redwood City, CA

I worked at Electronic Arts full-time for less than a year

Pros

Fun company, lots of travel, great campus.

Cons

Very policitical and lots of backstabbing. It's about who you know and who you're friends with.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More focus on getting work done and less on keeping the harmony.

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    Learning Experience At Electronic Arts

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

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

    Pros

    Great Staff! Co-workers are hard working, fun loving and spirited individuals.

    Cons

    Senior management in short sighted personally motivated and relatively inept.
    Employee evaluation process is the most dysfunctional event I've ever seen next to Gulf War.
    Culture and values have decreased in significance and attention since the 2002. Stock value 25% of it's former self as is the senior management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ask Vivian McDonald to leave the company. Yesterday!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Senior Network Engineer

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    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer  in  Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team and manager. Fun projects and very diverse technologies you are exposed to. Lots of potential for building out a state of the network for the best games in the world. Pay is decent if you're in Austin.

    Cons

    No where to go from here. Not not many opportunities for promotion. Hiring is slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Immediate and local management are great. The executive team in California needs improvement. Recent changes though keeps us hopeful

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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