Electronic Arts Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Dec 15, 2020

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  • "Friendly and welcoming work environment(in 186 reviews)

  • "Very good company and work life balance(in 147 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours particularly near release(in 96 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance can be a challenge(in 94 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Contractor

      good

      Dec 15, 2020 - Software Engineer 
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      Pros

      good work environment and nice culture

      Cons

      none in particular overall good experience

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company with lots of room for improvements

      Sep 10, 2020 - Designer in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Amazing office - Lots and lots of perks - Friendly and welcoming work environment - Bonuses and stock options are generous - Very team dependent but work/life balance is a priority

      Cons

      - Almost always hires temporary full time workers and it is hard to get converted to full time - Hard to move up and get promoted - Salaries not competitive enough especially for a large company - Team dependent: yearly re-orgs/team changes

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place if you want the steady job

      Oct 27, 2020 - Game Designer in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly work environment. Loose hours.

      Cons

      VERY repetitive work each year

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great multinational company to work at.

      Jun 1, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun working environment. Lots is amenities.

      Cons

      Some projects crunch longer and harder than others.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      EA vancouver

      May 25, 2020 - Senior Quality Analyst in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment and benefits.

      Cons

      Working on annualize titles could be seen as a con by some.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Intern

      Great workplace dynamic

      Nov 3, 2019 - Software Engineer(Internship) in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great mentorship initiative Flexible hours Great team building initiatives Supportive work environment

      Cons

      Executive decisions often make little engineering sense Deadlines can be rushed at the cost of quality

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Work Environment

      Nov 1, 2019 - Production Coordinator in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment Lots of good people Amazing location

      Cons

      Definitely need a love for gaming to work there, obviously

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    8. 2.0
      Current Contractor, more than 1 year

      Good work environment but awful/soul crushing game projects.

      Feb 24, 2019 - Character Artist in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Good work environment - Nice people - Relatively flexible hours depending on project. - Decent pay for a Canadian studio - OT pay if they allow you to do OT - Projects aren't demanding so the work/life balance is good.

      Cons

      - Not an artistically driven company - Happy with bare minimum quality - Never pushes for major R&D - Employees are uninspired and never push for quality due to the nature of the projects at the studio (sport games mostly)

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Be prepared to deal with other peoples mess

      Aug 7, 2019 - Quality Assurance in Burnaby, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Great work environment -Cafeteria -Generally nice people

      Cons

      -Getting others work passed onto you so more senior members of staff can reach deadlines -No clear path of upward mobility

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    10. 5.0
      Former Contractor

      Associate Designer

      May 1, 2019 - Anonymous Contractor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment Highly Skilled team Competitive Salary and OT pay

      Cons

      Heavy Crunch, especially during finaling

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