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"A great learning experience, a less great earning experience"

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Former Employee - Designer II in Salt Lake City, UT
Former Employee - Designer II in Salt Lake City, UT
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Electronic Arts full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Intelligent processes for making a profit by making video games. There is a lot of talent and opportunities there, if you know where to find it.

Cons

A few irregularities in staffing practices... A few bad apples can spoil the bunch. A large entity that is very concerned about bottom line that makes regular use of layoffs and project cancellations feels more like a machine than a family.

Advice to Management

There have been a few irregularities in staffing practices... and a few bad apples can spoil the bunch. Despite investing in the development of employees, it seems like they could do better at retention. It is not helpful to make efforts to build loyalty if it is not mutual.

Other Employee Reviews for Electronic Arts

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Bi Analyst at Electronic arts"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time

    Pros

    good place,culture to work. I really enjoy working in here

    Cons

    not really any cons to mention


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Got rid of me before I was even employed for a year to avoid providing health benefits"

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    Former Contractor - Game Tester in Marina del Rey, CA
    Former Contractor - Game Tester in Marina del Rey, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Electronic Arts as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Testing video games wasn't an overly difficult job and the people I worked with were great. Management was exceptional

    Cons

    Company was more worried about "incurring more costs related to employment" i.e. being forced to provide health benefits to hourly employees than it was about timing of 'layoffs'

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