Peter Marino Architect

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Updated December 10, 2014
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  1. I like it.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Peter Marino Architect full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good team to work with.

    Cons

    Might be hard to move up in particular departments.

  2. Love,Love,Love

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Peter Marino Architect full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    love working here! my work life balance is great! GREAT PLACE TO WORK

    Cons

    No CONS! I am so happy here!!

    Advice to Management

    Join a company going places and doing things!

  3. Helpful (1)

    Proceed with caution

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Peter Marino Architect

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You can leave the office at 6:00 p.m.
    Paychecks are direct deposit.
    Peter is accessible, sometimes.
    Projects are plentiful.

    Cons

    Senior management lends no support to architects and designers.
    Technology and equipment is antiquated.
    Peter is a screamer. If you do not have thick, leather-clad skin, seek work elsewhere.
    The office environment is tense, at best.
    Bring your American Express-Titanium card to work. The company doesn't issue company credit cards for travel or work-related expenses.
    Paid holidays are few. Benefits package is stingy.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate.

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  5. Solid Place to work

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    Current Employee - 3D Render in New York, NY
    Current Employee - 3D Render in New York, NY

    I have been working at Peter Marino Architect full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay and great benefits. People are generally cordial, and talented. The office is easy to get to and a clean place. The art everywhere keeps you inspired.

    Cons

    Boss can be a bit of a diva. Hours are very strict, you have to clock in and out during lunch, and even though it's a salaried position start and end hours for the day are strict. And the time off policy is detestable.

    Advice to Management

    Could be a little less corporate and a little more relaxed. Also could be more approachable.

  6. Ever seen Devil wears Prada?

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Peter Marino Architect full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Lots of good people there. Good talent. If you can deal with the boss....

    Cons

    Mr Marino is a very difficult person to work for. Sadly, Devil wears prada is pretty close.

  7. Helpful (1)

    Intern Architect

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    Former Employee - Architectural Designer in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Architectural Designer in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Peter Marino Architect full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Some very unique projects, potential to travel to some cool places, be around some very good designers, get to see some unique art, and to meet Mr. Marino. good benefits and decent pay in comparison to most places. staff is also very multi cultural and professional.

    Cons

    poor management or guidance for young architects. interiors department is full of designers who don't know how to use computers and rely too heavily on the architects. senior architects can either be very pleasant or extremely difficult to work with. all design comes from Mr. Marino and can cause unnecessary hardship on project architects which adds unneeded pressure all around. sense of entitlement of upper management. strangely strict technology budget. there are a lot of older project architects who keep one leg in the 90s and fax machines are going strong here, same people don't use autocad and still hand draft. long hours for no reason with project managers who have turned into all work no play robots.

    Advice to Management

    have weekly group meetings to get everyone on par, include younger staff in more meetings, this will create a more independent and competent young staff.

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