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Not bad

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Treyarch

Pros

Get to work on call of duty

Cons

Get to work long hours

Advice to Management

Better communication

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great resume and salary builder, but will ruin your personal life and well being if you stay too long.

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    Former Employee - Lead Artist in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Lead Artist in Santa Monica, CA

    I worked at Treyarch full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay is great, Santa Monica is a great location, Hi grossing AAA product. Has a very talented staff.

    Cons

    Very Political work environment, work ridiculously long hours is just expected, even if you have nothing to do, they want you in just because others are coming in. Did I mention that it is very political. Favoritism runs rampant.

    Advice to Management

    Plan better and save money and your teams well being by not having to redo work over and over again. Take a look at who is running the company below CEO level and vet everyone, because if you weren't handed such a massive IP, I doubt they would be as successful as they are.


  2. Helpful (4)

    Free Dinners - 'Cause you'll be crunching

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Santa Monica, CA

    I have been working at Treyarch full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    AAA Game known by all
    Generally talented employees wanting to make great games
    Project bonuses for those that give up their lives

    Cons

    Culture of fear, power consolidation, and extreme crunch
    Production driven, very little opportunity for innovation
    Stagnant vision from creatives - too scared of upsetting ATVI

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees with openness and respect. Rampant turnover will continue stifling quality and creativity as long as the crunch culture is in effect.


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