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Electronic Arts Reviews

Updated Jan 21, 2020

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3.8
69%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
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Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson
Andrew Wilson
676 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment and a lot to learn(in 169 reviews)

  • "Great people building a wide array of different types of gaming experiences(in 123 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Absolutely amazing"

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    Current Employee - Quality Designer in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent people, management, work life balance and amenities.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Electronic Arts2020-01-19
  2. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Artist 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Electronic Arts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great place to work to those who love video games

    Cons

    temporary full times and rarely hires actual regular full timers

    Electronic Arts2020-01-17
  3. "Great environment, lack of job security."

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    Former Employee - Marketing 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Electronic Arts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great office environment, opportunities to travel, support for professional growth,

    Cons

    Can be disorganized and hectic, was laid off after a year of full time employment.

    Advice to Management

    Stick to plans and don't make radical changes year to year.

    Electronic Arts2020-01-22
  4. "Great company culture and work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, great team collaboration and work life balance is greatly encouraged!

    Cons

    None that I have experienced so far

    Electronic Arts2020-01-03
  5. "Better than last year"

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    Current Employee - Technical Art Director in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very good inclusion programs, they're making huge efforts on this.

    Cons

    A lot has happened in the last few years but things are improving slowly however.

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to your employees!

    Electronic Arts2019-12-31
  6. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Associate Software Engineer 

    I worked at Electronic Arts full-time

    Pros

    Nice coworkers, gym is a perk, subsidized food

    Cons

    Can't think of any right now except maybe the location

    Electronic Arts2019-12-30
  7. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Technical Artist 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, great team, super environment.

    Cons

    Some teams have tight deadlines, but I don't experience this and have no negative reviews.

    Electronic Arts2019-12-10
  8. "Experience Depends on Team"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Vancouver, BC
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Electronic Arts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Games discount amounts to 5 free games a year Gym Beautiful Campuses Fun industry

    Cons

    Boom or Bust Financial Model Decisions guided by stock price & consumer is not really ever considered Really strong office politics Lots of work for very little purpose

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the fear in studios & align yourself with what is best for the audience.

    Electronic Arts2019-12-21
  9. "Great Depending on the Team and Leadership"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fast-moving. Impactful. Smart people. Good leadership (on select teams).

    Cons

    Long hours (only a con for some).

    Advice to Management

    Some people are better suited to be experts at what they do rather than people managers.

    Electronic Arts2019-11-23
  10. "Love the people"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer 

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time

    Pros

    - Great people to work with - Everyone shares a common interest in games - Great facility and employee benefits

    Cons

    - career growth is slow - work can get stressful - underpaid

    Electronic Arts2019-11-22
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