About EA’s Austin Location
Austin, the "Live Music Capital of the World," is home to SXSW, BBQ, two great EA offices, and a number of business groups – BioWare, EA Mobile, EA SPORTS, EA’s Worldwide Customer Experience (WWCE) and EA Information Technology (IT) businesses. Austin’s unofficial slogan of “Keep Austin Weird” helps foster a fun and creative environment that draws talented people from all over the world. Whether it’s enjoying live music on a summer night, swimming in the Barton Springs swimming hole, watching the bats dance from beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge, or buying custom boots in the SoCo district, Austin always has new possibilities to discover and explore.
About EA’s Austin Offices
BioWare Austin - BioWare Austin creates critically acclaimed, award winning online games enjoyed by millions of players around the world. We are driven by a singular goal: to combine the most engaging competitive multiplayer experiences with deep BioWare storytelling, crafting unforgettable adventures that players won’t find anywhere else. Our dedicated development team is constantly adding exciting new content to Star Wars®: The Old Republic™ (SWTOR), one of the most successful massively multiplayer online games (MMO) in the world. We’re also hard at work on several more top-secret projects.
Austin EA Mobile - It takes people of character and passion to make genre-defining games of distinction. The EA Mobile portfolio encompasses some of the most recognizable entertainment brands in the world, including The Simpsons, Real Racing, and Sims. Austin is home to the Red Crow and Capital Games teams, respectively known for The Simpsons Tapped Out, and Heroes of Dragon Age, as well as a few secret projects. Come join us in leading the charge on mobile.
EA SPORTS Austin – Working jointly with EA Tiburon in Orlando, FL, Austin plays host to development teams building the next greatest games in its football and basketball franchises. EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports videogames, including Madden NFL football, EA SPORTS™ FIFA, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR® golf, SSX™ and EA SPORTS UFC®.
Worldwide Customer Experience – The Worldwide Customer Experience team has a singular vision: to deliver the world's best player experience for the world's best games. WWCE headquarters in Austin is the global hub for our team, and provides support to customers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In tandem with our Galway team, the Austin group manages our player experience worldwide as we create innovative new ways to support customers playing all EA titles, including Battlefield, FIFA, and The Sims.
Austin IT – What does it take to provide IT support for a worldwide company committed to staying on the cutting edge of technology? It takes a dedicated, creative, and innovative team of IT professionals, many of whom work in the Austin location that houses both IT and WWCE. Our IT team delivers secure, on-demand solutions and services to EA employees and development teams, helping us move at the lightning-fast pace of the modern gaming industry.
Austin's population nearly doubles every 20 years – a city of growth, change, and innovation. Thanks to the technology boom, Austin offers a high quality of life combined with a moderate cost of living. As it’s grown, Austin has become a hub for games, creativity, education, and green living.