There are newer employer reviews for Mattel
There are newer employer reviews for Mattel

See Most Recent

An open-minded introduction to corporate life

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Mattel as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

Strong community Large resource bank Constant innovation Fantastic food and uplifting events

Cons

Corporate hierarchy can shoot down ideas rather quickly Hard to break out of the normal/accepted design realm

Other Employee Reviews for Mattel

  1. Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mattel full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits Great work/life balance Onsite Day Care, Dry Cleaning, Gym and Credit Union Can't beat their half-day Fridays!

    Cons

    Old business, old thinking. Lots of alignment is necessary to get things done.

    Advice to Management

    Get a leader for the digital group who has digital experience.


  2. Could have been so great!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Strong brands Half day Fridays Very good benefits

    Cons

    Extremely high stress level Spend 95% of time preparing/ perfecting power point presentations when they are usually quite good already. Don't empower their people. Great team structure, but dysfunctional in execution.

    Advice to Management

    Empower your people. You have a strong team and hired them for a reason. Let them do their job. Provide clear direction on your goals and allow the team to work toward them.


There are newer employer reviews for Mattel
There are newer employer reviews for Mattel

See Most Recent

Work at Mattel? Share Your Experiences

Mattel

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.