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Cozy job but not very progressive.

Character Technical Director (Current Employee) Glendale, CA

ProsThe work environment here is pretty great. Lots of free food and delightful campus. The films are also quite ambitious so there are always fun problems to solve.

ConsThe technology is way behind the industry standards so we often can't match the vision from art and the director. Also everything is in house software so the skill set you learn here is not applicable to any other studio.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe management is pretty friendly provided your not in contract negotiations. However this is typical for most animation studios.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fun, but technology isn't a priority

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at DreamWorks Animation

    Pros: People were great to work with and the environment was great for… Cons: No stock options, below average compensation (as it usually is… More

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    Not Great For 20 Somethings

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Glendale, CA

    I worked at DreamWorks Animation as an intern for less than a year

    Pros: All the obvious pros are there: the food, the location, working with dynamic… Cons: However, the company culture seems to specifically support young families and middle-aged parents as opposed to young people who want to start their careers. The… Advice to Senior Management: Address the fierce competition in the lower ranks which seems somewhat… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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