Shutterfly

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Fairly good, some good, some bad like any other company

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

I have been working at Shutterfly

Pros

Relaxed environment to work, many good people to work with. Upper management fairly competent. Not much to complain about. Good overall work environment

Cons

Pay is on the low side. Other than that, not much else. The company can be better managed, and management is not agreesive enough.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be more aggressive expanding the business as we are the number one in our industry, and we should have been expanding to Europe and Asia by now.

Approves of CEO

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    Be part of a hard working skilled team with workplace perks

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    Current Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Shutterfly

    Pros

    Free and discounted snacks and drinks
    Flexible work schedule
    Work with hard working dedicated team members
    Free merchandise from company - use & test your own product

    Cons

    Some long work hours and weekend work to get releases out
    Some late night load testing to not affect live site

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Lack of process for Career Advancement is a big problem - So many good people leaving

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Shutterfly

    Pros

    Lots of perks (food, snacks, beverages)
    Smart and creative people
    Good business strategy
    Good focus on margins of products
    Quarterly bonuses
    Cross-functional teamwork is strong
    Strong style/design focus

    Cons

    No process at all for career development
    The approval process for promotion is a veiled, seemingly secret, maze
    Too Top-heavy
    Executives who are not savvy and up-to-date with modern marketing, branding, or advertising strategies
    Slow to innovate in mobile/tablet/digital
    Little focus on usability
    Little to no eco-friendly policies and procedures
    Not enough money spent on marketing to increase Shutterfly awareness
    Social media approach is scattered and not focused

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Each manager should define a career development timeline and plan for each employee
    Given that SFLY products use so much chemicals and paper, institute some sort of eco-friendly position on something - anything
    Shutterfly needs to lead the way in innovation in mobile and digital applications
    Decision-making truly should be data-driven and not solely based on the opinion and perspective of 1-2 people

    No opinion of CEO
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