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Really talented people but some issues

Lead (Current Employee) Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

ProsSome really talented individuals, and some of the projects look awesome
Tech is still strong
still focussed on quality
Interesting to be involved in free to play going forwards
Overtime now compensated with time off in lieu

ConsCommunication from exec management is not great. Yerlis delegate this to other people.
Salaries are ok for Europe, but can be better in the rest of the world

Advice to Senior ManagementMuch better communication. Let people know what is going on, we are all interested, and sometimes we even like it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Creative Freedom

    Designer (Current Employee) Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I have been working at Crytek full-time


    Pros: Exciting projects, talented people, focus on quality, visionary leader, CEOs who are down to earth, love games and say hello to you in the corridor.… Cons: Promition/hires to decision making positions seem too often based on appearance of ability than actual ability. Sometimes chaotic management. Little support in professional development -… Advice to Senior Management: Talk to your staff more - find out what they… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Downhill from now on

    Senior Programmer (Former Employee) Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I worked at Crytek full-time for less than a year


    Pros: + There are still some tallented and awesome people left at Crytek + If you are lucky you… Cons: - Management & HR is very bad - no clear goals, no focused effort, chaos and randomness. - At the interview they make it look a… Advice to Senior Management: Close the company and start over - it will be… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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