- 5.0Sep 18, 2023Product ManagerCurrent Employee, more than 3 yearsRedwood City, CA
No complaints so far, everyone is great and easy to work with
Big company with a lot of red tape. Can sometimes move slow at times
- 5.0Oct 30, 2023Software Engineer IIIFormer Employee, more than 5 yearsSeattle, WA
Some of the diversity, equity and inclusion work that EA did and progressed on while I was there was cool to see as I was there. It felt as though they really walked the talk. There is ample opportunity for moving teams and projects across EA, and employees will often return after being away at other companies.
Sometimes the leadership at the highest level can follow trends that the rest of the tech industry is doing which can stymie some of what different projects are doing, or result in somewhat unnecessary and recurrent layoff cycles. As mentioned in the pros, many employees are "boomerang" employees. They will often leave and come back and be able to demand a higher salary, whereas hanging around you may not see the same growth opportunities.
- 5.0Oct 25, 2023Senior AnalystCurrent Employee, more than 3 years
- Great work-life balance (although this maybe varies by role/studio). It'd be really hard to find this somewhere else, esp in games - Remote work, and genuine commitment to avoiding crunch - Interesting work, and a lot of room to choose the projects you think will be most impactful, learn skills, etc - Can advance very quickly (title/responsibilities, less so salary) - Solid amount of PTO and people actually take it; team supports you when you take time off - Good benefits overall - Very committed to internal mobility, open to role changes - Great coworkers
- Compensation is good for games, but quite low for tech overall - Budget for tools/personal development is relatively low, or unclear how to access - Around launch cycles it does get busy, and there have been a couple times I've crunched for a few days