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Great products and fun environment; Lacking Senior Leadership

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Former Employee - Marketing in Foster City, CA
Former Employee - Marketing in Foster City, CA

I worked at Sony PlayStation full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great products and a total blast to work with the fun people. Good competitive industry full of great smart people.

Cons

Lack of direction from Senior Management. Don't take great care of employees as it is a 'privilege' to work there. Not competitive salaries for same reason.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Pay attention to your best employees and ensure they are valued. Give a clear direction to the workforce and keep the politics out of the lower levels.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1.  

    Awesome environment!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sony PlayStation full-time

    Pros

    Really relaxed environment with lots of really chill people. Definitely get to see a lot of diversity in the studios - and everyone here has a huge passion for the gaming industry

    Cons

    Little disorganized and frustrating trying to get things through higher corporate levels. Sometimes too many different departments and it can be confusing as to who's in charge of what.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Restructure studios so that communication is efficient throughout each individual studio as well as a good flow into the corporate levels.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Playstation is a culture clash of talented business units.

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Sony PlayStation full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good support for craft most of the time.

    Cons

    Poor collaboration across business units and lack of agility in the marketplace keep Playstation from the #1 spot.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please make it easier to work w/ different parts of Sony worldwide. Ex.- smooth out process for working w/ Sony pictures.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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