Electronic Arts Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Aug 7, 2020

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  1. "Great multinational company to work at."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Electronic Arts full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fun working environment. Lots is amenities.

    Cons

    Some projects crunch longer and harder than others.

  2. "EA vancouver"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Analyst in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great work environment and benefits.

    Cons

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


  3. "Great workplace dynamic"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineer(Internship) in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Electronic Arts

    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

  4. "Great Work Environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Production Coordinator in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment Lots of good people Amazing location

    Cons

    Definitely need a love for gaming to work there, obviously

  5. Helpful (2)

    "Be prepared to deal with other peoples mess"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    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

  6. "Associate Designer"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Electronic Arts

    Pros

    Great work environment Highly Skilled team Competitive Salary and OT pay

    Cons

    Heavy Crunch, especially during finaling

  7. "Good work environment but awful/soul crushing game projects."

    2.0
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    Current Contractor - Character Artist in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    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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  8. "Software Engineer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time

    Pros

    Great team, great working environment

    Cons

    Management limitation due to a big team

  9. "QA"

    5.0
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 

    I have been working at Electronic Arts

    Pros

    - Good working environment - Good work life balance

    Cons

    - Hard to be a regular full-time - Don't get paid much as a contractor

  10. "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Electronic Arts full-time

    Pros

    Excellent working environment, reasonable workload

    Cons

    More advanced managerial principles could be applied and still on the way

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