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IT support for game development

IT Support (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

ProsThe people are great. Creative, fun atmosphere.

ConsInstability of upper management. Cycle of layoffs lead to uncertainty.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in the studio and make great games again.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    A powerhouse of talent and passion, anchored by slow decision making.

    Senior Artist (Former Employee) San Rafael, CA

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

    Pros: During my time at LucasArts, I worked with some of the most talented folks of my career. The environment was nurturing and encouraging. My career… Cons: Upper management's decision making was puzzling, and unnecessarily slow. Some questionable games would flounder for years before being scuttled. Solid strategy and planning were nowhere… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to your development teams. You will not find a more… 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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    Creative, not risk averse, providing a collaborative environment and fantastic facilities, though slightly schizophrenic

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I worked at LucasArts full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: Facilities are awesome. Company was not afraid of taking technological risks, enabling engineers and artists to do their… Cons: Company was sometimes unable to see the forest for the trees. Underestimated some of the challenges it faced. Higher level management didn't necessarily understand… Advice to Senior Management: Listen more to people in the trenches, and don't turn your back on years of work just… More

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