Vicarious Visions
2.8 of 5 26 reviews
www.vvisions.com Albany, NY 150 to 499 Employees

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2 people found this helpful  

A great place to start right out of school,but get what you need and get out!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Menands, NY

ProsFriendly work environment
Good facilities
A good place to start a career and make contacts
Surrounded by very talented people

ConsPoor morale
Promotions from hourly to salary often result in pay cuts
Tired franchises
Burnout is inevitable
Deadlines are far more important than quality of work
Very little incentive for large amounts of work

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Down to earth talented studio, marred by inept elite middle management

    (Current Employee)
    Albany, NY

    I have been working at Vicarious Visions


    Pros: Great people, with a friendly and open atmosphere. Interdisciplinary collaboration is a plus. Upper management tries their best to… Cons: Long and harsh winters are rough. High NY State and property taxes. Activision decides what titles their studios produce, which causes a lack of game… Advice to Senior Management: Try to create more incentive for talented people to want to come and stay here. Be more accountable for failures instead of pointing the finger. Turning… More
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    Overall its a decent place to work at for a short period of time.

    Animator (Current Employee)
    Albany, NY

    I have been working at Vicarious Visions


    Pros: - Friendly and cooperative environment. People are very approachable at any time. - Great to work as part of a… Cons: - Not a good place to be if you are looking for long term goals. - Job titles and advancedment tiers lack structure therefore making it… Advice to Senior Management: Clarity in job advancement within the company and a better… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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