Jagex
2.5 of 5 51 reviews
www.Jagex.com Cambridge, United Kingdom 500 to 999 Employees

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14 people found this helpful  

Potential but rapidly going downhill

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

I worked at Jagex full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe people although they seem to be doing their best to get rid of pretty much anybody who's been there for a couple of years or more. It's like some kind of bizarre cleansing programme. Oh pros... Right

Xmas parties. Brilliantly done.

Pay wasn't bad

ConsWhere do I start?

Incompetent senior management. Maybe I should highlight and underline that? In fact I can't think of one senior manager who could actually manage people with any skill.

Communication. Awful.

Attitude to customers. Unbelievably bad. I give you FunOrb, War of Legends, RuneScape etc etc

Broken promises. Consistent and regular

Regularly choosing the exact and polar opposites of what normal, sane, intelligent people would do.

Making knee jerk decisions. Constantly.

Bringing in industry experienced professionals who would last approximately 6 months before they understood what a mad house Jagex is, and leaving the good guys to clear up the mess.

Setting ridiculous targets. I mean ridiculous.

Wanting everything done tomorrow. No planning. Putting unbelievable pressure to deliver on pointless projects.

The current drive to rid the company of people who've been there since the start but who might not have a tick in a particular box. For redundancies read compromise agreements.

Advice to Senior ManagementIt's too late for that. How the current team is still in charge is a miracle

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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8 people found this helpful  

Great company, poor senior management

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

I have been working at Jagex full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: The staff are friendly. The perks are pretty good. Quarterly fund for department 'Jollies' like a dinner… Cons: Lack of a stable direction from senior managers. Loss of the Jagex identity with both staff and players (and just getting worse despite the… Advice to Senior Management: Once a plan is developed stick with it. Stop changing your minds so often. This causes uncertainty within the company as well as costing the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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1 person found this helpful  

Fantastic place to work!

MMORPG Content Developer (Current Employee)
Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

I have been working at Jagex full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Very well experienced staff, well paid, I enjoy working with… Cons: Very few; maybe I've seen the better side, but it… Advice to Senior Management: Focus on less about the money and more about the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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