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Immersion Corporation Overview

San Jose, CA
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public (IMMR)
Computer Hardware & Software
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Immersion is on a mission to transform the digital world. Founded in 1993, our industry-leading haptic technology brings the power of touch to billions of devices around the world, where it helps our customers create highly immersive brand ... Read more

Mission: We are the leading experts in haptics. Our focus on innovation allows us to deliver world class-IP & technology that enables the creation of products that delight end users. Working with our partners, we bring the power of touch to consumers.

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Immersion Corporation – Why Work For Us?

About Haptic Technology

Touch is at the heart of the most powerful experiences. It informs, it excites, and it humanizes—bringing people and brands closer together.

Our TouchSense® technology enables these connections by extending the power of touch to the digital world. With our haptic technology, we’re able to make the actuator inside consumer devices vibrate in highly precise ways. So that users are able to feel the resistance of buttons on a mobile screen—the G-forces applied to a car around an S curve in a game—or the percussion of an explosion in a movie.

Haptics feel great for business too. Brands all over the world are discovering that touch can be a powerful differentiator in phones, wearables, and even cars, enabling richer user experiences and more intuitive interfaces. It’s also delivering tangible results for content creators. Game designers, advertisers, and video providers are using our haptic technology to create highly immersive experiences that improve both engagement and profitability.

Immersion is where possibility becomes reality.

At Immersion, you’ll get the opportunity to join a team of smart, talented people inspired by a single goal: bringing the power of touch to the digital world. If you’re passionate about taking great ideas and pushing them until they become reality, you’ll love working here.

We’re an innovation company like no other. We’ve got the heart of a startup with the resources of an established, publicly traded company. So we’re able to tackle bigger challenges, build stronger teams, and give you the training and opportunity you need to take your career to the next level.

Are you ready to build something great? We’d love to hear from you.

Billions of people use our technology every day. It’s inside the world’s leading consumer brands, like GM, Acura, Lenovo, Sega, LG, and Rockstar Games. And we continue to invent new possibilities for it in applications as varied as surgical robots and virtual reality systems.

Working at Immersion, you’ll play a key role in helping us bring powerful new ideas to market, create new business opportunities for our customers, and fundamentally reinvent the digital experience.

Up for the challenge? Start exploring the opportunities below.

Innovation should be fun. At Immersion, you’ll enjoy the energy and excitement of a startup environment with perks like biweekly fresh fruit, stocked break rooms, yoga classes, an onsite gym, ping pong tables, and more.* Plus, all the benefits of an established, publicly traded company, like stock options, great health coverage, and 401k matching. Best of all, you’ll love the feeling of being part of a great team that’s making a real difference in the world.

* Amenities and perks vary by location.

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    Immersion has been very flexible with work/life balance and my work schedule while I finish my last semester of school. There is so much room for career development and I have no doubt that the leadership team cares about my growth within the company. The people are very intelligent and truly believe in Immersion's mission and vision. The work is challenging yet attainable.


    I honestly have no complaints.

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    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Immersion Corporation (San Jose, CA) in April 2011.


    I have been interviewed by many companies, big ones or small ones and I have to say this is the worst interview experience I ever had. Arrogant interviewer, incorrect skills test and unorganized interview process etc., all these factors make me feel bad about the company. During the interview, one software manger told me that they want to hire the best people but it is difficult to find one. Now I have a feedback to give them: sometimes it may not be candidate's problem, it may be yours and this may explain why you spent more than four months to fill a position but still failed. After I read the company's reviews by other employees in this website, I know it may be true (and why it may be true) that "not recommended if you have other options.”

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    • A hardware engineer only asked me all my past project experiences (including every detail) in the resume.   Answer Question
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