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Mind numbing tedium

Graphic Artist (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

ProsOnly plus is working at home

ConsTerribly disorganized
forced to create graphics at a breakneck pace
Any semblance of quality or value in the art work is brutally discouraged as it raises the bar for the brand and costs them money so you are held to a very low denominator of creating poor quality clip art for the K-12 material.
It is a hectic rush with numerous and varied lead artist giving you conflicting direction and harried producers pushing you to work longer hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider becoming a provider of QUALITY educational resources not the low grade cheap material that is the driving style now.

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

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    Not a bad pace to work, they need better structure

    Senior Quality Assurance Lead (Former Employee) Chandler, AZ

    I worked at Pearson as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: Pays for education Easy to get to Some great people to… Cons: Reorged 4 times in one year Hard to get hired on Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    3 people found this helpful  

    Frozen in bureaucracy. Heading towards antiquity.

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at Pearson as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: Giant company with lots of resources. Has a lot… Cons: Suffers from big bureaucracy and many layers of management. Top-down decision making jerks projects around or freezes them altogether via indecision. Frequent reorganizations.… Advice to Senior Management: Give some authority and resources to the people closest to the problems and products. They have a much better idea what to… 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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