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Culture Score

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
3.9/5
Electronic Arts (EA) Overall Culture is rated B

Top Rated Culture Dimensions

CEO Score

Top 15%Top 15% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
Andrew Wilson Electronic Arts (EA) CEO
Andrew Wilson
76 /100

Electronic Arts (EA) Mission, Vision & Values

Are your company's goals clear, and are you invested in them?

Mission Statement

At EA, we thrive on outrageous thinking. It’s the fuel that inspires the best games in the world. We are a community of artists, storytellers, technologists and innovators working in one of the most dynamic industries today. We’re building a company that thinks about the player experience at every step. We are transforming for a digital future and work as one team. Our creative work environment rewards new and different ideas. It’s an environment that attracts brilliant talent from around the globe. No matter which of our studio locations you join, you’ll feel the energy and support of EA’s global brand, while thriving on our world-class campuses. At EA, the excitement you feel throughout each workday is made possible by a culture that inspires you to do the best work of your career. For years, we’ve been building a company where amazing minds thrive. We take risks and we dream big. And together, we are changing the way millions play every day.

Values

  • Creativity
  • Pioneering
  • Passion
  • Determination
  • Teamwork
  • Learning

Electronic Arts (EA) Culture At a Glance

228 employees at Electronic Arts (EA) have reviewed Electronic Arts (EA) across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was today.

Overall, the 228 Electronic Arts (EA) employees give their leadership a grade of B, or Top 30% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Electronic Arts (EA) are generally satisfied with their total compensation at Electronic Arts (EA), which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Electronic Arts (EA) are pleased with their team. 228 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a B. The majority believe the meetings at Electronic Arts (EA) are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Electronic Arts (EA) believe the environment at Electronic Arts (EA) is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Electronic Arts (EA) is comfortably fast. About 52% of the employees at Electronic Arts (EA) work 8 hours or less, while 10% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at Electronic Arts (EA) are generally happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

Company Information

Address
209 Redwood Shores Pkwy
Redwood City, CA 94065
United States of America
Website
www.ea.com
Founded
1982
Social sites

Key Executives

Name & Title
Bio
Andrew Wilson  CEO / President
Andrew Wilson
CEO / President
Mr. Andrew Wilson has been the Chief Executive Officer of Electronic Arts Inc. since September 17, 2013. Mr. Wilson served several strategic positions since joining EA in 2000, providing leadership on product and brand development for both packaged goods and digital services. Mr. Wilson served as an Executive Vice President for EA SPORTS at Electronic Arts Inc. from August 2011 to September 17, 2013. Prior to EA SPORTS, Mr. Wilson directed worldwide development across the EA SPORTS portfolio of franchises. He also led EA's Online Organization overseeing the direct-to-consumer business, Asia Online Publishing as well as the EA studio in Seoul, Korea. Mr. Wilson served as Vice President and Executive Producer of the EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer Division. He was responsible for the strategic, creative and business direction of all EA SPORTS soccer games, including FIFA, FIFA World Cup, Euro, FIFA Manager and FIFA Street. He has been a Director of Electronic Arts Inc. since September 15, 2013 and Intel Corporation since September 18, 2017. He serves as chairman of the board for the World Surf League.
Laura Miele  Executive Vice President of Global Publishing Electronic Arts
Laura Miele
Executive Vice President of Global Publishing Electronic Arts
Ms. Laura Miele has been an Executive Vice President, Global Publishing Electronic Arts at Electronic Arts Inc. since April 01, 2016. Ms. Miele served as Senior Vice President of Americas Publishing at Electronic Arts Inc. until April 01, 2016. Over the course of her 20-year career with Electronic Arts, Ms. Miele has held a variety of leadership roles across publishing, marketing and analytics. She has played an integral role in developing the fabric of Electronic Arts and she has navigated challenges with great focus and leadership.
Samantha Smith  Senior VP-EA Mobile & Maxis & Group GM
Samantha Smith
Senior VP-EA Mobile & Maxis & Group GM
Ms. Samantha Smith, also known as Ryan, has been a Senior Vice President of EA Mobile LLC and Senior Vice President of EA Maxis at Electronic Arts Inc. since July 2015 and September 2015. Ms. Smith has been General Manager of Electronic Arts Inc. since March 2015. She overseeing the development of EA mobile games across a wide range of studios. Since joining Electronic Arts in March 2015, she has been a critical strategic leader at the PopCap, Firemonkeys and Waystone studios, driving product strategy and development. She has been instrumental in shaping the future of some of EA's most successful and beloved mobile franchises, including Plants vs. Zombies, Bejeweled, Real Racing and The Sims. She has been Head of EA Mobile LLC since July 2015. She served as Chief Executive Officer of Monolith Productions, Inc. She joined Monolith in September 1998 and combines a unique background in both production and marketing. She served as Senior Vice President of Development & Production at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc. Her 12 years experience in entertainment marketing encompasses projects for Infinity Broadcasting, a division of CBS and the Singapore Broadcast Corporation in SE Asia, as well as product campaigns for the Miller Brewing Company, Tetris and Frito-Lay. Her production experience includes work in the broadcast industry as well as Producer for Monolith's acclaimed No One Lives Forever series.
Kenneth A. Barker  Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer
Kenneth A. Barker
Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Kenneth A. Barker, also known as Ken, has been Senior Vice President of Electronic Arts Inc. since April 2006 and its Chief Accounting Officer since June 2003. Mr. Barker served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of Electronic Arts Inc. since February 2012 and served as its Vice President since June 2003 until April 2006. Prior thereto, he was employed at Sun Microsystems Inc. as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer from October 2002 to June 2003 and Assistant Corporate Controller from April 2000 to September 2002. Prior to that, he was an audit partner at Deloitte. Mr. Barker graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BA degree in Accounting.
Jacob J. Schatz  Senior VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Jacob J. Schatz
Senior VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Mr. Jacob J. Schatz has been the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Electronic Arts Inc. since June 2014. Prior to joining EA in 1999, Mr. Schatz was a commercial litigator at national law firms. Mr. Schatz is a member of the Bar of the State of California and is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and several United States District Courts. He is on the Board of the environmental non-profit Ten Strands and on the California Advisory Board of The Trust for Public Land. Mr. Schatz earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and received his B.A. in Government from Pomona College.
Todd Sitrin  Senior VP & GM of Competitive Gaming Division
Todd Sitrin
Senior VP & GM of Competitive Gaming Division
Mr. Todd Sitrin has been Senior Vice President and General Manager of Competitive Gaming Division at Electronic Arts Inc. since December 10, 2015. Todd Sitrin has a distinguished 14-year career. Mr. Sitrin leads strategy and operations for the Competitive Gaming Division. He holds BS in Mechanical Engineering & MS in Mechanical Engineering and Thermodynamics from Stanford University from 1982 to 1988.
Joel Linzner  Executive Vice President of Worldwide Business Affairs
Joel Linzner
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Business Affairs
Mr. Joel Linzner has been an Executive Vice President of Worldwide Business Affairs at Electronic Arts Inc. since April 2016 and served as its Executive Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs of Electronic Arts Inc. since March 2005 until April 2016. Mr. Linzner served as Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs of Electronic Arts Inc. from April 2004 to March 2005, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Business Affairs from October 2002 to April 2004 and also served as Head of EA Sports. He served as Vice President of Worldwide Business Affairs of Electronic Arts Inc. from July 1999 to October 2002. Mr. Linzner joined Electronic Arts in 1997, heading up its licensing department, Prior to joining Electronic Arts in July 1999, he served as an Outside litigation counsel to Electronic Arts and several others in the videogame industry. He is a Member of the Bar of the State of California and is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and several United States District Courts. Mr. Linzner earned his J.D. from Boalt Hall at the University of California, Berkeley, after graduating from Brandeis University.
Deepak Advani  VP of IT
Deepak Advani
VP of IT
Deepak Advani serves as the VP of IT of Electronic Arts (EA). Deepak started at Electronic Arts (EA) in December of 2005. Deepak currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Farah Ali  VP Engineering, Player and Developer Experience
Farah Ali
VP Engineering, Player and Developer Experience
Farah Ali serves as the VP Engineering, Player and Developer Experience of Electronic Arts (EA). Farah started at Electronic Arts (EA) in May of 2018. Farah currently resides in the Greater Seattle Area.
Zachery Anderson  SVP and Chief Analytics Officer
Zachery Anderson
SVP and Chief Analytics Officer
Zachery Anderson serves as the SVP and Chief Analytics Officer of Electronic Arts (EA). Zachery started at Electronic Arts (EA) in June of 2017. Zachery currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

HR Leaders

Name & Title
Bio
Mala Singh  Chief People Officer
Mala Singh
Chief People Officer
Mala Singh serves as the Chief People Officer of .
Kerri Corley  Vice President, HR
Kerri Corley
Vice President, HR
Kerri Corley serves as the Vice President, HR of .
Carolyn Troyan  VP HR
Carolyn Troyan
VP HR
Carolyn Troyan serves as the VP HR of .
Jesse Connell  Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition
Jesse Connell
Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition
Jesse Connell serves as the Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition of .
Christina Sawyer  VP, People Practices
Christina Sawyer
VP, People Practices
Christina Sawyer serves as the VP, People Practices of Electronic Arts (EA). Christina started at Electronic Arts (EA) in May of 2018. Christina currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Alicia Alunni  People Practices Lead
Alicia Alunni
People Practices Lead
Alicia Alunni serves as the People Practices Lead of Electronic Arts (EA). Alicia started at Electronic Arts (EA) in December of 2017. Alicia currently resides in the Greater Los Angeles Area.
Hugh Atkinson  VP of HR
Hugh Atkinson
VP of HR
Hugh Atkinson serves as the VP of HR of Electronic Arts (EA). Hugh started at Electronic Arts (EA) in September of 2018. Hugh currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jeremy Braidish  VP Human Resources, EA Studios
Jeremy Braidish
VP Human Resources, EA Studios
Jeremy Braidish serves as the VP Human Resources, EA Studios of Electronic Arts (EA). Jeremy started at Electronic Arts (EA) in December of 2017. Jeremy currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Vernette Daniel  HR Director
Vernette Daniel
HR Director
Vernette Daniel serves as the HR Director of Electronic Arts (EA). Vernette started at Electronic Arts (EA) in September of 2017. Vernette currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ginny Lee  Head of Program Management, People Experience
Ginny Lee
Head of Program Management, People Experience
Ginny Lee serves as the Head of Program Management, People Experience of Electronic Arts (EA). Ginny started at Electronic Arts (EA) in September of 2018. Ginny currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Akshay B  Account Manager-People Practicies
Akshay B
Account Manager-People Practicies
Akshay B serves as the Account Manager-People Practicies of Electronic Arts (EA). Akshay currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Aldy Duffield  Director, Global Benefits
Aldy Duffield
Director, Global Benefits
Aldy Duffield serves as the Director, Global Benefits of Electronic Arts (EA). Aldy currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Joe Rafloski  Director, Global Benefits
Joe Rafloski
Director, Global Benefits
Joe Rafloski serves as the Director, Global Benefits of Electronic Arts (EA). Joe currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Vanessa Silva  Director, Global Talent Acquisition
Vanessa Silva
Director, Global Talent Acquisition
Vanessa Silva serves as the Director, Global Talent Acquisition of Electronic Arts (EA). Vanessa currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Linda Waste  Director, Global Talent Acquisition
Linda Waste
Director, Global Talent Acquisition
Linda Waste serves as the Director, Global Talent Acquisition of Electronic Arts (EA). Linda currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Leah Chiles  Director, HR Business Partnership
Leah Chiles
Director, HR Business Partnership
Leah Chiles serves as the Director, HR Business Partnership of Electronic Arts (EA). Leah currently resides in the Austin, Texas Area.
Matt Jones  Director, HR Technology
Matt Jones
Director, HR Technology
Matt Jones serves as the Director, HR Technology of Electronic Arts (EA). Matt currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kris Treytl  Director, Human Resources
Kris Treytl
Director, Human Resources
Kris Treytl serves as the Director, Human Resources of Electronic Arts (EA). Kris currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kristina Engeseth  Director, People Practices
Kristina Engeseth
Director, People Practices
Kristina Engeseth serves as the Director, People Practices of Electronic Arts (EA). Kristina currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Tiffany Ip  HR Manager
Tiffany Ip
HR Manager
Tiffany Ip serves as the HR Manager of Electronic Arts (EA). Tiffany currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Lauren Kaplan  Human Resources / People Business Partner
Lauren Kaplan
Human Resources / People Business Partner
Lauren Kaplan serves as the Human Resources / People Business Partner of Electronic Arts (EA). Lauren currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Maria Almeida  Lobby Ambassador and People Experience Leader
Maria Almeida
Lobby Ambassador and People Experience Leader
Maria Almeida serves as the Lobby Ambassador and People Experience Leader of Electronic Arts (EA). Maria currently resides in the Greater Los Angeles Area.
Cat Cheung  People Operations Program Manager
Cat Cheung
People Operations Program Manager
Cat Cheung serves as the People Operations Program Manager of Electronic Arts (EA). Cat currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Tammy Johnson  Regional People Practices Lead - Southeast
Tammy Johnson
Regional People Practices Lead - Southeast
Tammy Johnson serves as the Regional People Practices Lead - Southeast of Electronic Arts (EA). Tammy currently resides in the Austin, Texas Area.
Candace Maxwell  Senior HR Manager
Candace Maxwell
Senior HR Manager
Candace Maxwell serves as the Senior HR Manager of Electronic Arts (EA). Candace currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Rachel Ibarra  Senior HR Operations Analyst
Rachel Ibarra
Senior HR Operations Analyst
Rachel Ibarra serves as the Senior HR Operations Analyst of Electronic Arts (EA). Rachel currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Flora Fiorillo  Senior Manager, HRBP lead
Flora Fiorillo
Senior Manager, HRBP lead
Flora Fiorillo serves as the Senior Manager, HRBP lead of Electronic Arts (EA). Flora currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Andrew Gonzalez  Senior Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Andrew Gonzalez
Senior Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Andrew Gonzalez serves as the Senior Talent Acquisition Coordinator of Electronic Arts (EA). Andrew currently resides in the Greater Los Angeles Area.
Alden Yan  Sr. Benefits Program Manager
Alden Yan
Sr. Benefits Program Manager
Alden Yan serves as the Sr. Benefits Program Manager of Electronic Arts (EA). Alden currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Vicki Ebere  Sr. US Benefits Manager
Vicki Ebere
Sr. US Benefits Manager
Vicki Ebere serves as the Sr. US Benefits Manager of Electronic Arts (EA). Vicki currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Electronic Arts (EA) Employee Reviews

Positive Reviews
71%
71%
29%
Constructive Feedback
29%

Positive Reviews from Employees

What are some of the best things about your team?

very well-educated and smart folks

What is the best part about your compensation package?

12-week top up maternity leave

What did you like most about the interview process?

My future managers were awesome

Constructive Feedback from Employees

Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?

Benefits are more expensive compared to other similar companies

as a temporal worker, don't have as much benefit as permanent job.

20% salary increase and RSUs

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
Electronic Arts (EA) employees generally work 9.3 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at Electronic Arts (EA) report the work pace is comfortably fast
Work Pace
A Day in the Life
On a typical day, employees at Electronic Arts (EA) have 1 meeting
Meetings
A Day in the Life
82% of Electronic Arts (EA) employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
A Day in the Life
Electronic Arts (EA) employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
A Day in the Life
53% of Electronic Arts (EA) employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
A Day in the Life
Electronic Arts (EA) employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a month
Feedback
A Day in the Life
80% of Electronic Arts (EA) employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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Top
30%

Leadership Score

In the Top 30% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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72
out of 100
Executive rating?
76
out of 100
CEO rating?
74
out of 100
Manager rating?
Top
25%

Compensation Score

In the Top 25% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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Paid fairly?
Satisfied with benefits?
Top
35%

Team Score

In the Top 35% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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Coworker interaction?
75
out of 100
Quality of coworkers?
Top
50%

Environment Score

In the Top 50% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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7 or less
8%
8
44%
10
33%
12
5%
More than 12
10%
Work hours per day?
Extremely fast
23%
Comfortably fast
41%
Moderate
21%
A bit slow
8%
Bureaucratic
7%
Pace at work?
Positive
80%
Negative
20%
Positive work environment?
Top
50%

Outlook Score

In the Top 50% of similar sized companies on Comparably

Trending upThis category score has been trending up % since last month
77
out of 100
Future outlook?
Fantastic
10%
Good
27%
Neutral
27%
Bad
22%
Terrible
14%
Customer perception?
Excited going to work?

Electronic Arts (EA) H1B Visa

In 2019, Electronic Arts (EA) applied for 128 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 100% were approved.

Work Permit Application Outcome

Electronic Arts (EA) has a total of 8500 employees

128
Total Applied
  • 100% Granted (128 out of 128)
  • 0% Denied ( out of 128)
  • 0% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection ( out of 128)
  • 0% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer ( out of 128)

This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at Electronic Arts (EA)

Bottom
40%

Electronic Arts (EA) currently ranks in the Bottom 40% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at Electronic Arts (EA)

Bottom
35%

Electronic Arts (EA) currently ranks in the Bottom 35% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
Top 40%Top 40% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
9
eNPS Score
39%Promoters
31%Passives
30%Detractors

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Electronic Arts (EA) Competitors

  1. 1st
    Blizzard Entertainment
    85 / 100
  2. 2nd
    Niantic
    79 / 100
  3. 3rd
    Discord
    78 / 100
  4. 4th
    Electronic Arts (EA)
    70 / 100
  5. 5th
    Activision
    69 / 100

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