Around 100 people are being shown the door. To add insult to injury, if I understand it correctly, the jobs are not being eliminated but outsourced. Once again hard-working Americans will be replaced by a cheaper workforce halfway across the world... — read more
I know it might be much to ask of people who were just laid off, but is there any chance somebody could tell us what kind of severance package Electronics Arts offered them? There was some talk a while ago that severances might get slashed, and I am... — read more
Marketing, publishing and analytics have been hit hard - hundreds of people have been shown the door so far. I've been trying to find out if more is coming our way and if it is, which departments will be hit - but so far nothing. If anybody has more... — read more
Anyone knows what's cooking here? Reorg?
Some are suggesting an announcement next week. Anything to add to this?
Electronic Arts is getting rid of Visceral Games. The studio will be closed, and some of the folks working there will be moved to other teams. Others, however, will not be that lucky. I'm really sorry for all those affected. I joined EA two years ago... — read more
Not sure what's going on with EA right now but I was cut in 2012. If you are in doubt about your skills do not worry - your work at EA prepared you well - you also know how to deal with all that corporate BS as well. There is life after EA and you'll... — read more
There is a whole alphabet of VP positions, each one of them with their own mindset and agenda. It slows down the work process, almost impossible for teams to do the actual work without stepping to someone's toe. EA should get rid of at least half of... — read more
This is such a good company in every other aspect, except for a HR team. They are so disconnected from the upper management, do not serve well to no one and need reorganization ASAP. For a company that is developing in a right direction, it is a... — read more
That's what I think - next year will be tough
Do you think that market will continue to melt and that we may have layoffs here at EA?