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JAKKS Pacific President, Co-CEO, Secretary, and Director Stephen G. Berman
Stephen G. Berman
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    Current Employee - Marketing in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Marketing in Santa Monica, CA

    I have been working at JAKKS Pacific full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
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    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I have worked at JAKKS for 4 years now and I love it. We have recently moved into a new building which is state of the art and in a great area. We are all in the same building now and it is much easier to communicate with peers and colleagues. The pay is great. Yes, you work long hours sometimes but you see the rewards when the product is on the shelf and you see people buying our stuff. They even put in a nice nursing mother's room in the new place so it's easy for working moms to come back to work. We also have a nice lunchroom that has fresh foods to purchase for discounted prices.

    Cons

    I think if anything it would be the long hours. The pay is good so it evens out. Some negative people complain about silly things that don't matter but if you just ignore them and carry on eventually they go away.

    Advice to Management

    I don't know if we would take it because we all work hard, but if we had 1/2 day friday's like other Toy companies that would be nice.


JAKKS Pacific Interviews

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    Marketing Coordinator Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at JAKKS Pacific.

    Interview

    Slow to interview. No procedures in place. Very unprofessional. Kept calling and apologizing for cancelling interviews. Long waiting periods at interview. Unless you haven't any other options for employment, I would not interview with them.

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Website www.jakks.com
Headquarters Malibu, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1995
Type Company - Public (JAKK)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

JAKKS Pacific is ready to rumble. JAKKS, one of the US's top toy companies, makes and sells action figures (including licenses for Pokémon, UFC), die-cast and plastic cars, electronic games, dolls (such as Cabbage Patch Kids, Fancy Nancy), pool toys and floats, Halloween costumes and dress-up products, children's furniture, and pet products (including American Kennel Club, Cat Fanciers Association). Its playthings and other products are sold to US mass merchandisers, such as Target, Toys "R" Us, and Wal-Mart (which together account for more than 50% of ... More

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