Cryptic Studios

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Great Place to Work

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior in Los Gatos, CA
Current Employee - Senior in Los Gatos, CA

I have been working at Cryptic Studios full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Good work life balance
Solid benefits and compensation
Nice area to live

People are very friendly and we have board game nights, a large game lounge, company trips to the movies etc.

Cons

Very expensive Area to live
Building is a little grungy
Game engine is all in house so it has a pretty steep learning curve.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the good work

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cryptic is an excellent developer capable of doing an astonishing amount of good with surprisingly little support.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Gatos, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Gatos, CA

    I have been working at Cryptic Studios full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The company has opportunities across development, design, production, art, audio, and publishing. If you want to do it, chances are you can. If you're good at it, you'll excel. Lateral movement is common and career progress is a given for capable workers.

    Cons

    Proprietary tech can be a barrier to entry and may be holding back projects. Cryptic has, for years now, been beholden to third-parties who just don't operate as well as Cryptic.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company, Amazing People

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cryptic Studios

    Pros

    Some of the best, most talented people around. Comparatively decent work/life balance.

    Cons

    Corporate overlords add unnecessary anxiety to the company, but don't detract as badly as at other larger places.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Diversify. MMOs are a dying breed. Start a mobile team and experiment.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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