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Makerbot Reviews

Updated January 18, 2015
Updated January 18, 2015
7 Reviews
4.0
7 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • 3D printing is an important technology and you get to be part of it all (in 11 reviews)

  • 3D printers everywhere, and if one has been repaired recently, it might even work (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Due to it being a relatively new company, it has it's growing pains (in 6 reviews)

  • But to serve the completely clueless and ignorant upper management (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    One of my favorite places to work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - UI Designer in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - UI Designer in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at Makerbot full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    You get to work with really great people, which is difficult to find. Coworkers are open and collaborative. Projects vary and are engaging. 3D printing is a pretty cool industry.

    Cons

    The office location is inconvenient. The facilities could also be nicer – it seems they do the minimum amount necessary to make sure the office is a comfortable environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more into facilities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Overall a great experience working with talented and dedicated employees

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Channel Marketing Intern in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Intern - Channel Marketing Intern in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Makerbot as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    1) "Never a dull moment" - always exciting to hear about new collaborations

    2) "Magic of 3D printing" - working for the leader that's setting the standard in an up-and-coming industry

    3) "Valuable work to be done" - under my direct managers I had excellent guidance yet enough freedom to be my own marketer and was always encouraged to formulate new ideas and processes

    4) "Talent and dedication is abundant" - being surrounded by co-workers who work tirelessly to find ways to continue improving products and processes

    5) "Great experience" - I can walk away saying that I've learned a lot in such a short period of time

    6) If I was asked to come back and join the MakerBot team, I would definitely consider it and recommend the company to others.

    Cons

    No complaints. Understand that 3D printing is still in its infancy and MakerBot is constantly improving their products and processes to be better and more consumer friendly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would have liked to see my internship transfer into a full-time position.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    great up and coming company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Makerbot full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    While working for Makerbot there was a lot of changes occurring as the company was in the middle of expansion. Through out the whole experience management try their best to keep it's employees happy and communicating the changes as they happen

    Cons

    Due to it being a relatively new company, it has it's growing pains. Things like change quickly, but it's to be expected.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Design

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Makerbot

    Pros

    I report to a wonderful person

    Cons

    The company is still growing

  6.  

    A phenomenal opportunity to be apart of an industry leading company in a cutting edge technology.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Makerbot

    Pros

    One of the biggest things that makes a company a great place to work are the colleagues that you collaborate with everyday. We've got some brilliant and fun loving individuals.

    Cons

    There's always more work to do, so it's important for employees to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's definitely valuable to continue to foster the culture and appreciation for all your employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company doing amazing things

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Makerbot full-time

    Pros

    -Really great group of people that work here
    -Office environment is nice
    -Good work culture

    Cons

    -Quick growth can create lots of change which isn't easy for everyone

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -When companies grow quickly communication with employees is key
    -Recognize those doing exceptional work. Positive reinforcement and recognition for a job well done go a long way

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Love the emphasis on culture at MakerBot

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Makerbot full-time

    Pros

    Management is focused on making sure that employees are both a good fit with their supervisors and their teams; that makes for a very aligned atmosphere. I feel respected and acknowledged and excited to be working in such a creative and energetic company.

    Cons

    Growing pains but I really believe it will lead to all good things.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on recognizing your employees for their hard work--it does make a difference!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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