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I worked at Animal Logic full-time (less than a year)Pros
There's lots of smart, talented and driven people to work with here. The hours are flexible, the facility is nice, the food is awesome, the equipment (chairs, pc's, etc.) are great. Working here you will get to see awesome projects coming to life and meet many cool and talented people. Senior management knows their stuff and they stay current on what is going on in the industry and where the company needs to be in the future.Cons
The lack of a "common room" was a big negative for me. The facility is great, but it feels like it is lacking a common area for people to meet, share a coffee, have lunch together, etc.
Being a fairly large privately held company, there are a lot of people here that have been there since the start or very early on. This can be great, as they have a crazy amount of knowledge about pretty much everything AL. However it also feels like there's not too much room for rapid career development.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Get people from different areas talking (for example by providing a common area). Issue management is often extremely structured and reliant on software systems. I think this might cause "tunnel-vision" in regard to the development of products and possibly overlooking the "bigger picture", while working in such a task-based environment.RecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
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Pouncing on the special effects industry makes a lot of sense to this animal. Animal Logic is a design, visual effects, and animation company specializing in movies, television, and commercial production. The company has worked on such high-profile Hollywood movies as The Matrix, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Moulin Rouge, Babe, and Australia's first digital animated feature, Happy Feet. Animal Logic joined Fox Studios Australia in 2000; it also has an office in Los Angeles. In addition, Animal Logic develops software. The company was founded in...