DeNA

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Pretty fun company, great people, awesome perks!

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

I worked at DeNA full-time (more than a year)

Pros

They focused a lot on making sure everyone was really happy and enjoyed coming to work everyday. The people I worked with are extremely smart and never had any issues with them.

Cons

Communication could have been better, but they started to put in a lot of effort to make it better.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep focusing on making great games, and stop milking the old titles. You'll get a major hit soon.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fun company with a diverse culture

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at DeNA full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    -Established corporate company, but flat management culture make it feel like a start-up
    -Lots of autonomy, support, and financial backing from Global HQ
    -Industry leaders in the mobile gaming space
    -Transparency and acceptance of all opinions is part of company values and is encouraged
    -Fun work enviroment with good benefits
    -Very diverse culture with opportunities to work with global counterparts

    Cons

    -Branding: Company still has a bit to go to make a name for itself in the West
    -Benefits: Could be better, such as commuting reimbursement and/or 100% premium coverage for dependants medical/dental/vision
    -Getting crowded: Need a bigger office to keep up with growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Build stronger relationships with your team members

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Keep doing what you are doing?

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at DeNA full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Obviously, HR, Marketing and PR have been hard at work crafting responses to some of the more recent (negative) reviews.

    My favorite line? "Getting crowded: Need a bigger office to keep up with growth"

    What growth? Recruiting can't keep up with turnover, and the same jobs have been posted for months.

    Outside of the free beer, snacks and catered meals, there is very little to gloat about.

    Cons

    Talent. The best developers are long gone, and when your CEO accepts a COO position with a competitor, that's not a good sign. If DeNA's upcoming releases don't fair well, I wouldn't be surprised if the San Francisco office is "long gone" as well. If you are seeking stability, this isn't the place for you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's definitely not "keep doing what you are doing". Time to hit the "reset" button.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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