Working at ESA

Our work is meaningful because we’re genuinely passionate about video games and all they represent.

Our Commitment to Inclusion and Belonging

We seek to create an environment where everyone enjoys a sense of belonging at work and when they play.

Industry Careers

From designers and producers to artists and programmers, the video game industry is made possible by the best-in-class talent across this country and around the globe.

Intern at ESA

From communications and government affairs to intellectual property and more, we offer various internships to learn, grow and help advocate for the video game industry.

Our office

Located in downtown Washington, DC, our office is designed to inspire innovation, collaboration and connection. ESA team members work from the office three days a week (Tuesday – Thursday).

Benefits at ESA

We strive to provide ESA team members with first-class benefits, designed to support their physical, emotional and financial well-being so that they can best support the industry that brings the joy of play to everyone.

  • Health and wellness
    Keeping ESA employees healthy is a top priority.
    • Medical and dental insurance for employees and dependents. ESA covers 100% of the cost for employees’ medical and dental insurance.
    • Life insurance policy with ability to purchase additional coverage for yourself or dependents.
  • Professional Development
    Providing room for you to grow.
    • Ongoing training.
    • Support to pursue professional development opportunities.
  • Financial well-being
    We provide compensation and programs that help our employees build financial success.
    • Competitive compensation.
    • ESA’s sponsored 401(k) plan will match 100% of your contributions up to 6% of your compensation upon hire.
    • Employees may make pre-tax contributions to a flexible spending or dependent care account to help pay for medical expenses, daycare, camps, and more.
    • Match charitable contributions up to $5,000/annually.
  • Flexibility and time-off
    The time and flexibility you need to recharge.
    • Generous paid time off program including vacation, personal days, bereavement, jury duty, sick leave, parental leave, disability, and a holiday recess the week of Christmas to New Years Day.
    • Modern parental leave program granting eight weeks paid leave to eligible employees and up to twelve weeks paid leave for birth mothers.
    • Hybrid work model (Mondays and Fridays work-from-home).

Current openings

We’re always looking for great colleagues, so even if you don’t see an opening right now, please submit your resume by email to us: jobs@theesa.com.

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