Compare Industrial Light & Magic vs Lucasfilm BETA

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Industrial Light & Magic

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Lucasfilm

Employee Ratings

  • Industrial Light & Magic scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Lucasfilm scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 147 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 203 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Lucasfilm employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Lucasfilm employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.5
Lucasfilm employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Lucasfilm employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Lucasfilm employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Industrial Light & Magic Ceo Lynwen Brennan
90%
90%Lynwen Brennan
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their CEO Approval 25% higher than Lucasfilm employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Lucasfilm Ceo Kathleen Kennedy
65%
65%Kathleen Kennedy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Lucasfilm employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
59%
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Lucasfilm employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Industrial Light & Magic has 8 more total submitted salaries than Lucasfilm.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Creature Technical Director49 Salaries
$59/hr
Compositor27 Salaries
$61/hr
Production Assistant10 Salaries
$18/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Creature Technical Director12 Salaries
$100,825/yr
Digital Artist12 Salaries
$37/hr
Associate Producer10 Salaries
$84,093/yr

What Employees Say

  • Lucasfilm had 4 more reviews than Industrial Light & Magic that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Industrial Light & Magic.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Lucasfilm.
Pros
Pros
"Great projects"(in 14 reviews)
"Great people"(in 9 reviews)
Pros
"Star wars"(in 18 reviews)
"Great people"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
"San francisco"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 12 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 12 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Vfx Artist

I have been working at Industrial Light & Magic full-time for less than a year

Pros

There are many creative people to work around

Cons

Some tough deadlines and overtimes

Advice to Management

Can improve the cons

Former Intern - Intern

I worked at Lucasfilm

Pros

Amazing team members, excellent environment, and incredibly talented workforce.

Cons

Not much interaction outside of the department you’re working in.

Job Postings

Industrial Light & Magic has 148 more recently posted open jobs than Lucasfilm.