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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Electronic Arts

Pros

The environment is very nice. I like it

Cons

It is just too big.

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  1. Good place to be employed

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    Former Contractor - Animator
    Former Contractor - Animator

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A friendly place to work, flexible timing, respected and mature coworkers

    Cons

    As a contractor you don't get any benefit and you are on your own.

  2. Helpful (3)

    At EA, contractors are second-class citizens.

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Redwood City, CA (US)
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Redwood City, CA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Exceptionally talented workforce; relaxed environment; cutting edge projects; numerous on-site amenities; solid middle management; plenty of passion.

    Cons

    Hiring practices make it difficult to transition from contract to full-time; "second class" status as a contractor, including contractor email address and different colored badge, limited access to benefits, exclusion from events; reactionary upper management practices; constantly shifting internal structure; resistance to transparency.

    Advice to Management

    Teams can't gel and develop if contractors are constantly being cycled in and out of the system. Focus on hiring a few, really solid full-time people to drive your projects. You'll get far more out of it in the long run.

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