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We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

Ripple Effect, an evolution of Battlefield's DICE LA, is a Los Angeles-based game studio on a mission to build community-first experiences through continuous innovation and boundary-breaking technology.

Our Values: We believe in an honest and transparent environment, where developers grow in our crafts. We value bold risk-taking followed by excellence through iteration. We seek developers with diverse experiences who will enrich our studio creativity.

We are looking for an Engagement Designer like you to join us in our mission to create amazing games and experiences, and to enhance ourselves and our craft. This role will report to our Studio Design Line Director, and work across studios to develop great engagement design experiences on a live game. We are considering on-site and hybrid working options, and welcome full-time remote candidates who are within the US or Canada to apply.


  • Care about the player's journey from beginner to master and beyond, always looking for what to do to engage

  • Support and grow your teammates through knowledge-sharing, training, and writing documentation

  • Participate constructively and respectfully in the critique of your work, and the work of others

  • Look for opportunities to learn new skills to benefit your growth, your team, and the studio

  • Design and implement rewards, assignments, and progression using the Frostbite Engine and other EA tools

  • Collaborate with other disciplines (engineering, UX, UI) to ensure that the design and implementation is within the scope and quality


  • 3+ years of game design experience, 2+ years working with engagement design

  • Understanding of AAA titles for consoles in the action or FPS genre

  • Experience with the player, playstyle, and personas

  • Comfortable with some technical implementation.

  • Comfortable with spreadsheets and analytics

  • Enjoy creative problem-solving, and value respectful feedback processes

  • Broad taste in games

Valuable Additional Skills:

  • Experience in economics and conversion

  • Understanding of current trends in gaming and in particular engagement mechanics in the Shooter genre


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these states. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


  • California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento):

    • $95,450 - $141,800

  • New York (depending on location e.g. Manhattan vs. Buffalo):

    • $89,200 - $141,800

  • Jersey City, NJ:

    • $105,250 - $141,800

  • Colorado (depending on location e.g. Denver vs. Colorado Springs):

    • $89,200 - $118,550

  • Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane):

    • $89,200 - $130,750

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, 10 weeks paid time off to bond with baby (following 1 year of service), medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.


We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, and of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer great compensation packages and a culture that thrives on creativity and individuality.

Next Steps:

As part of the application process, we may ask you to complete a practical work exercise. Apply online with a resume.

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.