SWA Group

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Great place to work

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Landscape Designer  in  San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Landscape Designer in San Francisco, CA

Pros

benefits, projects, people.
Great benefits package.
Interesting and engaging projects
plenty of room for advancement
support and mentoring from senior staff

Cons

Lots and lots of cad work

Recommends

Other reviews for SWA Group

  1.  

    Overall experience has been positive, does require long term tenure for advancement.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Employee-owned
    Semi-annual bonus program
    100% employer paid medical
    401k program

    Cons

    long hours, not much of work-life balance

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Disorganized

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Mid and Entry Level People
    Lots of freedom in design, many roles on projects

    Cons

    Principal group uses the same old tricks in design, not innovative
    Management very moody, personally offensive
    Sweatshop hours
    Bad communication and lots of wasted time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take stock of how things are run and can be more efficient. Engage the broader field to generate some new energy in your design. Think out the presentation structure to save money and not burn out staff on useless tasks.

    Doesn't Recommend
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