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EA Tiburon

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
No opinion of CEO

Pros

* Good career growth * Above average compensation for industry * Great people to work with * Stable studio unlikely to close in next decade

Cons

* High stress environment * Frequently changing in game features; engineers work extra hours to compensate for poor planning * Bad SE workflow; building the game is difficult and time consuming

Advice to Management

* Provide financial incentive for the game team managers to plan better * Reduce the number of game changing features * Outsource less engineering work

Other Employee Reviews for Electronic Arts Tiburon

  1. Helpful (2)

    Overly political, bureaucratic place but offers job stability, good resume padding.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting work sometimes. Lots of very smart programmers and artists. Products are very stable, so job security is good if you know what you're doing.

    Cons

    Not a place for real programmers, artists, and people who want to make games. Bean counting is all-important. Producers and managers run the show. Good place to get on your resume then out. No other game development companies in the area.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the corporatism and bureaucracy. Allow programmers and artists the freedom to innovate without fear of bean counters and schedule hounds.


  2. Helpful (3)

    A Place to grow but not to bloom.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer I in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Software Engineer I in Orlando, FL
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is quite easy to move up the ranks and get a lot of experience quickly because of the short production cycles. Overall the procedure for creating the products is extremely refined.

    Cons

    Working on the same products over and over. Producer try to steer the project in odd directions. Plagued by scrounging for innovation.

    Advice to Management

    The management would definitely benefit from letting the engineers help working on the creative side as some designs seem to be completely off-base technologically.


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