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Helpful (3)

Fun place, too much micro-managing

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Nintendo of America

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Nintendo is generous with salary and benefits. Employee store discounts to consoles and hardware. Departments work as a team which makes long hours manageable. Loyal employees.

Cons

Parent headquarters mico-manages most marketing tactics. Spend most of your time explaining and justifying actions, instead of being innovative and agressive in the competitive video game industry. No work/life balance. Headquarters want to be cooperative but has difficulty trusting and allowing US subsidiary to be proactive.

Advice to Management

Let the US subsidiary do their work and market in the style appropriate to our consumers. Move beyond finger pointing and finding scapegoats to making the best video games possible.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Great experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nintendo of America

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great company benefits. Good focus on staff development. Courses and/or classes were always encouraged and were paid for by the company if relevant to your position.

    Cons

    Processes put in place were done so with a large company (ie. Nintendo of America) in mind. For a company as small in size as the Canadian organization the processes can be too cumbersome, efficiencies could be made in this area.

    Advice to Management

    - Great involvement /participation with the staff and staff activities. - Continue with the 360 review process, great opportunity to provide feedback on all levels of the organization


  2. Helpful (1)

    Exciting Place to work,

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nintendo of America

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They Treat the employees well. Good bonus plan Discounts on Nintendo products. Good vacation plan. Excellent benefits package. Fun christmas party.

    Cons

    No clearly defined development path.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing.


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