Midway Games

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Updated May 30, 2014

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2.7 15 reviews

50% Approve of the CEO

Midway Games Chairman & CEO Warner Brothers Barry M. Meyer

Barry M. Meyer

(2 ratings)

15% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Legendary Company

    Engineer (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsBest collection of talent I ever had the pleasure to work with

    ConsManagement was entirely hands-off - a modicum of guidance would have gone a long way

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone required! Great work everyone!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    RIP Midway

    Designer (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsGreat people but no vision.

    ConsHorrible facility and poor management.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Deathmarch

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    ProsIt is gone, now bankrupt

    ConsBad Corporate Management Decisions ended it all

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Creative Development

    Lead Programmer (Former Employee) North Atlanta, GA

    ProsI enjoyed the freedom to develop my ideas for games and improvements for others and many times this was implemented benefits are great.

    ConsPay is sometimes not conmesurated with effort but with results so basically your coworkers are the best of the best you wont find a slacker or camper in this company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPersonally you need to pay people more we would love this place and never leave it.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Great people. Bad management

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsAll of my teammates where great. We were all the best of friends and worked well together even in the tough times.

    ConsThere was a lot of mismanagement and indecisiveness that lead to a lot of excess or wasted work and unnecessary long hours.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlan ahead and trust your employees when they warn against potential pitfalls

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    They went out of business.

    Programmer (Former Employee) Seattle, WA

    ProsThey paid people on time.

    ConsThey went out of business.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry not to go out of business.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    very political and clique-ish environment.

    Level Artist (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    Prosvery talented people to learn from.

    Conspolitical and very uncomfortable working environment.

    Advice to Senior Managementdiscontinue the clique-mentality.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    We hit the ground running, made a 2 million selling title, advanced specialties

    Senior Artist (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    Proshigh pay, self motivation, role advancement, gourmet hotdog shop next door, advanced gear, world wide development network, big selling titles.

    Consclosing doors, let team go without royalties, and considerations. 200 million form a single title, wasnt enough to suit royalties, and pay midway- family debtors.

    Advice to Senior Managementchose dynamic methods, chose light, visually reprovable techniques, plan form them, make sense, not indulge phat traditions, pay chicago family debts, and take care of an empire, a innovator in american entertainment, midway could see light again.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Place went Bankrupt

    Senior Producer (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsGood place to get experience, without having to really worry about accountability.

    ConsThere were many reasons we went bankrupt....

    Advice to Senior ManagementWhere to start...

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    Beware of Midway Chicago.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsMost people got a office.

    ConsRaises were very low, information was kept very guarded and rarely shared amongst other, even of the same team.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet back to casual games.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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