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  • sms.playstation.com
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 1999
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Video Game Publishing
  • $5 to $25 million (USD)

Competitorsid Software, Capcom USA, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
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We are composed of diverse, ambitious, and highly collaborative creatives who empower, trust, and succeed together to deliver the highest quality AAA PlayStation products. With origins from Brazil to Poland to small town USA, the studio is home to over 200 world class talented ...
Mission: At Santa Monica Studio, we serve quality in all that we do, and inspire quality as a strong family of creatives together.

Santa Monica Studio Reviews

Santa Monica Studio19
4.4
100%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
Approve of CEO
Yumi Yang
Yumi Yang
6 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Great place to work!"

Aug 8, 2022 - Anonymous Employee
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Great people
- Great games
- Wonderful and supportive atmosphere
- Truly feel it's one of the best studios out there to work

Cons

- Wish we could convert more contractors to full time
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Diversity & Inclusion at Santa Monica Studio

5.0
(5 Reviews)

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Santa Monica Studio Interviews

Experience
Positive64%
Negative18%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online86%
Employee Referral14%
Difficulty
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  1. Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
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    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Technical phone interview on technical topics related to game engine programming. Also included some linear algebra, and very basic info about computer hardware. Wasn't pushy or mean, will give breadcrumbs if needed
    Interview

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Company Updates

September 14, 2018
PlayStation Lifestyle wrote an in-depth dev spotlight into our creative director, Cory Barlog. Check out the full article below: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQMq7
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Dev Spotlight: Cory Barlog, the Visionary Behind God of War
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September 13, 2018
#ICYMI Here's another wonderful art piece from our friends at Guerrilla celebrating the launch of #SpiderMan. Original piece @ http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQMmS
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What is health insurance like at Santa Monica Studio?

...With the good pay comes the lack of benefits(no benefits) and incredibly expensive health insurance cost....

July 15, 2021

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Santa Monica Studio Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA
    4.2
  • Playa Vista, CA
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  • Santa Monica, CA
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