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Shutterfly Reviews

Updated January 22, 2015
Updated January 22, 2015
199 Reviews
3.6
199 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Opportunity to make an immediate impact in your area; good compensation; good work-life balance (in 19 reviews)

  • Was a fun place to work - very cool products & solid management team (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Sometimes it can be very challenging when it comes to work-life balance (in 5 reviews)

  • Mediocre benefits package - average salaries, weak bonus scheme, and no 401K match (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Was Temp worker

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shutterfly

    Pros

    A good company they were decent people as a rule, and the work was good honest work.

    Cons

    The worst part was that it was a temp job and the chances of getting on in a steady manor were slim.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not much advice to give did not work there for all that long.

  2.  

    Awesome company to work for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Support in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Support in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Shutterfly as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Fun place to work at. Great place to advance in your career. Good work- life balance. Best of all everyone is friendly and always willing to help.

    Cons

    If you're looking for contracting positions to full time conversion, it may take 6 months to 1 year. Sometimes sooner (depending on manager and position availability).

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Creative and Fun

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Freelance Content Designer in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Freelance Content Designer in Redwood City, CA

    I worked at Shutterfly

    Pros

    I've worked as a Designer at Shutterfly and it's very creative. No one micro manages and forces you to create a specific look and feel. Just create things that suits your own style. The team is fun and nice. We would hang out after work and on the weekends.

    Cons

    Very low pay for contractors.

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Great place to work

    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at Shutterfly

    Pros

    Flexibility, work- life balance, new technologies to learn

    Cons

    Personal growth - Not so much.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Very nice Company to work with, great culture.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Data Warehouse Engineer in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Data Warehouse Engineer in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Shutterfly as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    I love the culture of the company. the people are nice, friendly and open. Your thoughts and ideas are valuable.

    Cons

    The package is decent, The culture is awesome, The team members I am working with are very helpful and available.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Not a bad place to work

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

    I have been working at Shutterfly full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay, good benefits. Cant complain. Gets a little too busy for my liking in the holiday season but that is only a couple months a year. the rest of the time it is a nice place to work

    Cons

    No retirement matching, long hours

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Awesome

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

    I have been working at Shutterfly full-time

    Pros

    I like the Worklife balance

    Cons

    Technology platform needs some improvement

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great Company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Shutterfly as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    A great atmosphere to work in. People are nice. Collaboration is encouraged.
    The Santa Clara Office has amazing views of Great America Park and the new 49ers stadium.
    Lots of perks in the office, like food/drink/snack, ping pong and foosball tables.

    Cons

    They treat contractors as a bit of a second sort employees. Not invited to company events, cut unceremoniously.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider retaining a contractor that already knows the stack, if he wants to stay rather than hiring a new person to re-train.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    A fair starting point of your career

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

    I have been working at Shutterfly full-time

    Pros

    easy to do work, no pressure or hard questions
    a good operation group of engineers

    Cons

    lack of experience on professional software development
    good operation team but loose management on other stuffs

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    very very very very good

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

    I have been working at Shutterfly

    Pros

    i like the people a lot

    Cons

    i cant think of any except no 401k match

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to the people we have good ideas

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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