DreamWorks Animation
3.8 of 5 147 reviews
www.dreamworksanimation.com Glendale, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Overall a great experience at PDI, the Redwood City campus

Production Supervisor (Current Employee)
Redwood City, CA

ProsFree breakfast and lunch with a wide variety to choose from. Warm, friendly culture and environment; lacks the competitive nature of other studios in the entertainment industry. On-campus gym with free membership. On-site doctor. Free shuttle to and from CalTrain. Free GoPass for CalTrain. Electric car stations.

ConsLarge discrepancy between financial compensation for Production management compared to the artistic leadership despite similar hierarchy. Recent lack of steady, continual work; hiring moving towards a per-show basis. Overseas, cross-site meetings shift the work day to late evenings to accommodate the 12hr time difference.

Advice to Senior ManagementStories should be fully flushed out before getting rolled into production. Marketing should have a close relationship with each production and story, focusing on accurately presenting the pictures in the best way.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A good large company to work for!

    Operations Systems Administration (Former Employee)
    Glendale, CA

    I worked at DreamWorks Animation full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Opportunity to work with new technology. You work for a company with high name recognition. You can expand your career connections. Very nice perks! Free… Cons: Low salary compared to other companies. Overwhelmed with mundane work. It can be very stressful at… Advice to Senior Management: Increase pay rate. Management needs to improve accountability. Need to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great Internship!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at DreamWorks Animation


    Pros: I was a production intern here. The company really makes an effort to involve you in the work. There… Cons: Some days could be a bit slow More
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