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Digital Media Services Reviews

Updated June 20, 2017
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  1. "Good Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Digital Media in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Digital Media in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Digital Media Services (More than a year)

    Pros

    Variety of work, fellow workers.

    Cons

    They're going out of business.

    Advice to Management

    The place is a mess. Getting a new name, logo, and sign, re-hashed web site, it's all superficial. Once clients come in, the fact there's no place to eat lunch, added to the fact the place is cluttered, says it all. Literally, clean up your act.


  2. "VideoTape Technician/ Digital Media Technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SENIOR VIDEOTAPE OPERATOR in New York, NY
    Former Employee - SENIOR VIDEOTAPE OPERATOR in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Digital Media Services (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Family type environment, Very interesting work, was treated failrly. Was the first in which i never received a holiday bonus.

    Cons

    neptism, no evaluation process, no standard operating procedure manuals.

    Advice to Management

    Should speak to employees, with more respect, rather than talk down to them when a problem a rises.

  3. "Unprofessional, misdirected, swap shop"

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    Former Employee - Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Digital Media Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The vacation time and sick days were average. The location on the east side was easy to travel to. Pros are difficulty to give credit to.

    Cons

    Mismanagement, lack of professionalism and communication. Due diligence is so not rewarded for recognized work. Hopeless on raises. Non expansion on growth in company. Environment wasn't healthy. Making promises that can be noted not given. You just csnt be working at a job because its a job, disappointed at experience there.

    Advice to Management

    Take anger management, management and communication courses...then maybe you'll have a company that has your back with better judgement goes a long way.


  4. "Don't Do It"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Digital Media Services full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Semi-competitive pay - only good thing

    Cons

    disorganized, not well thought out, horrible health insurance, vacation days are not tiered depending on when you are hired, lack of communication, management has no idea what they are doing, over-run by sales guys and not enough tech to support.

    Advice to Management

    You should all be fired


  5. "By far one of the worst companies I ever worked for."

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    Former Employee - Duplication in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Duplication in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Digital Media Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pays well. Some what friendly people. Decent vacation time. Good coffee. Close to transportation. Good fire evacuation plan. Get pay on time.

    Cons

    Beside the constant lack of communication between management, there also the battle with sale people and un- realistic deadlines with a minimal staff. It's sweatshop.

    Advice to Management

    Sell the company. You'll save lives doing so.


  6. "Run for the hills!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Digital Media Services full-time

    Pros

    Decent vacation time and sick time

    Cons

    Not enough space. Poor management and lacking true leadership. No room for advancement. No training involved what so ever it's learn as you go. Either your overworked or don't have enough work never a steady flow of work. Praise for going above and beyond is lacking or given to the undeserved.

    Advice to Management

    The lack of holding the accountable accountable is a horrible practice. chastising the entire staff instead of individuals.


  7. "Average"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Digital Media Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay, somewhat friendly atmosphere.

    Cons

    Communication is lacking, poor infrastructure, technology is subpar for what is supposed to be a post production facility, employees are not given training nor guidance, management takes on far too many projects for the employees to handle (greed), resulting in a need for almost mandatory overtime.

    Advice to Management

    Expect all you want from your employees, but until you adequately train them, treat them fairly afterward, and nearly as important, upgrade the technology, those working for you may jump ship.

  8. "Not utterly awful..."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Digital Media Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good opportunities (if in the right department)
    good people to work with
    MD with open door policy

    Cons

    expected to provide 24/7 support for no extra pay
    not much chance of career progression
    VERY low pay in comparison to similar roles elsewhere
    poor holiday & benefits


  9. "Dire"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Digital Media Services full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great staff
    Good location
    On-site café

    Nothing else is positive about the company,
    I wish there was but there isn't.

    Cons

    Directors of the company have no moral compass and have a severe lack of empathy towards their staff.
    Overtime is unavoidable but treated with resentment and often unpaid.
    Clients are promised the world at the expense of already overworked staff.
    No consistency in pay amongst all members of staff.
    Below average pay for the media industry.

    In a perfect world the directors of the company would move on and let people get on with their jobs, rather than micro-managing every situation.

    Advice to Management

    The amount of staff that have left the company in recent months should be treated as a serious wake-up call rather than a way to save money on wages.