Electronic Arts
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Great place to work, if you can stomach the politics

Senior Development Director (Former Employee)
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

ProsFun products and output.
Great salary.
Working with talented people.
Bragging rights.

Left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing.
Occasional stress and overwork.

Advice to Senior ManagementWhen you say do something, back it up, and cut the things you don't believe in. This is a mantra we often hear, but it never feels like that on the ground. Too many things are started with good intentions, then the senior management dance around the issues hoping they don't get tarnished with any bad feeling if feathers are ruffled.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It is good for beginners or juniors

    (Former Employee)

    I worked at Electronic Arts

    Pros: left hand doesn't know what right hand is doing good for… Cons: if you are looking for growth & advancement, EA is not right place to work with. middle level management is horrible 8 out of 10 architect has… Advice to Senior Management: re-org the whole management starting from middle layer. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    EA is a good place which can help junior people learn more and grow faster.

    Development Director (Current Employee)
    Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I have been working at Electronic Arts

    Pros: - You can learn more good process - You can learn how to build a good… Cons: - There is a lot of senior managers or directors who need improve their leadership and their competence. - Politics struggle is everwhere - Actually the innovation… Advice to Senior Management: Please stop the politics struggle and focus on projects, innovation more. Currently EA lost more and more top talent because of the mid-level even some… More
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