Electronic Arts EA

What is Electronic Arts?

FUNDING - PUBLISHING - DISTRIBUTION

FOR

VIDEO GAMES

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Employees : 8,500

Offices in Europe, Asia, and North America

Headquartered in Redwood City, CA

Revenue: ~$4.4 billion

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We are an association of electronic artists who share a common goal. We want to fulfill the potential of personal computing

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Examples from their product line include:

Battlefield 1
The Sims 4
Mass Effect
FIFA

What will I do at Electronic Arts?

FINANCIAL MODELING

Executive Compensation Visual

As a publishing company, EA must know the video game industry on all fronts, including financial. Having financial models ready is necessary to the company's and its subsidiaries' success.

FORECASTING

Forecast Model

Using knowledge of the finances of the video game industry, EA plans ahead and constructs the best plan going forward so that no studio is left in the dust concerning funding.

WHY EA?

INTERNSHIP AVAILABILITY

Among the only financial internships for the video game industry

It is rare to see other gaming companies with an internship for finance. EA proves its versatility in having this type of internship available.

COMPANY SIZE AND INFLUENCE

One of the most powerful publishing companies in the world

Ranking in the top 10 biggest video game companies in the world makes for a substantial reputation in the gaming industry. EA's size makes it a great place to network as its studios cover many different video game genres.

LOCATION

Redwood City, CA; practically inside Silicon Valley

Being in Silicon Valley allows for plenty of networking opportunities with other tech companies. Even if you don't end up working at EA, chances are you will have found another home among the other large companies that you see around EA.

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BUT WHY REALLY?

From left-top right-bottom right: Todd Howard, Hideo Kojima, Tim Schafer

These legendary video game developers have all had contact with EA. If you aspire to follow in their footsteps, then interning at the company will be a great start as you may end up meeting someone just as skilled as these three.

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