Edmonton/Montreal video game developer once again named one of Canada's
Top 100 Employers
EDMONTON, Oct. 19 /CNW/ - Leading video game developer BioWare™, a
division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced that
it has been recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, marking
the fifth time BioWare has made this list since 2004.
"It's a huge honour to once again be recognized as one of Canada's top
employers, and testament to our entire team's focus on sustaining and
nurturing quality in the workplace, which is one of our core values,"
said Aaryn Flynn, Studio General Manager for BioWare Edmonton and
BioWare Montreal. "As a creative company at the leading edge of
interactive entertainment, this award affirms that BioWare is an
employer of choice for current and prospective employees in Canada and
around the world."
"BioWare has always embraced a deep commitment to a quality employee
experience - we are passionate about quality in our workplace and in
our products," said Ray Muzyka, Co-Founder of BioWare and Senior Vice
President at EA. "Today as a division of Electronic Arts, we continue
to embrace this value as we expand and evolve BioWare's studios in
Edmonton, Montreal, Austin, Fairfax, and our newest operation in
Data for Canada's Top 100 Employers award is compiled and analyzed by
Medicorp Canada Inc. This year, more than 75,000 employers were tracked
and 2,750 employers completed the application process for The Top 100
Employers list. Winners were selected based on a number of criteria,
including outstanding human resource practices, exceptional training
and development opportunities for employees, and community involvement.
More information about the Top 100 Employers award is available at http://www.canadastop100.com.
BioWare develops high quality console, PC and online role-playing games,
focused on rich stories, unforgettable characters and vast worlds to
discover. Since 1995, BioWare has created some of the world's most
critically acclaimed titles, including Baldur's Gate™, Neverwinter Nights™, Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic™, Jade Empire™, Mass Effect™ and Dragon Age™. BioWare operates in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada), Montreal (Quebec),
Austin (Texas), Fairfax (Virginia) and Galway (Ireland). Currently
announced projects at BioWare include the development of ongoing
downloadable content for Mass Effect 2, one of the highest rated video games of all time, Dragon Age 2, the highly anticipated sequel to 2009's "RPG of the Year" Dragon Age: Origins, and the story-driven massively multiplayer online game, Star Wars®: The Old Republic™. In 2008, BioWare was acquired by Electronic Arts, a leading global
interactive entertainment publisher. For more information on BioWare,
visit www.bioware.com, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/biofeed. To join the millions of fans already registered on our community, go
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is
a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in
1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive
software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless
devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under
four brand names: EA SPORTS™, EA™, EA Mobile™ and POGO™. In fiscal
2010, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.7 billion and had 27 titles that
sold more than one million units. EA's homepage and online game site is
www.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases
can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.
BioWare, Mass Effect, Dragon Age and Jade Empire are trademarks of EA
International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. EA, EA SPORTS, EA Mobile and
POGO are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. All other trademarks are
the property of their respective owners.
SOURCE Electronic Arts Inc.
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