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Updated May 31, 2021

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4.2
94%
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51 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great culture, free food (Pre-Covid19)(in 77 reviews)

  • "Lots of responsibilities, great intern enrichment program, lots of connection between departments, free breakfast and lunch, focus on intern education(in 74 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay but the experience is extremely valuable(in 20 reviews)

  • "Poor upper management planning and tendency to give irrelevant notes(in 14 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      May 29, 2021 - Animator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing people, very talented artists. Great place to learn and grow.

      Cons

      Many of the perks have been absent during covid such as free breakfast and lunch as well as the many on-campus events and celebrations.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work with really nice people

      May 19, 2021 - Storyboard Artist in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people are great, there's free food, the campus is really nice

      Cons

      The pay is generally lower than other studios

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Apr 24, 2021 - Production Assistant in Glendale, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I really enjoy working here

      Cons

      The pay is relatively low

      1 person found this review helpful
    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Amazing culture and studio!

      Apr 9, 2021 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Company culture, benefits, incredible and caring employees, beautiful campus

      Cons

      Nothing I can think of at the moment

      1 person found this review helpful
    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Hard to Move Up

      Apr 20, 2021 - Directors Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free food, big campus, lots of projects.

      Cons

      Nepotism, they advance men but not women, no advancement in production unless you know somebody, completely artist centric and ignores production.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Amazing place to be an artist!

      Feb 23, 2021 - Supervising Animator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      High-quality work. Challenging. A talented team that supports one another and always pushes for growth.

      Cons

      The soft-serve ice cream machine gets turned off an hour before closing. What's up with that??

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 1.0
      Former Employee

      good

      May 13, 2021 - Janitor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      pay was great for this position

      Cons

      people are rude in this job

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Experience

      Mar 16, 2021 - Executive Assistant in Burbank, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Solid team, good communication, friendly environments

      Cons

      Communication between manager/employee could be improved

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great workplace, lower pay

      Apr 23, 2021 - Visual Development Artist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team and environment, beautiful campus

      Cons

      Pay is comparatively lower, less stability

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great culture, OK compensation

      Apr 1, 2021 - Production Coordinator in Glendale, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture, fun place to work, passionate about what we're working on, good benefits

      Cons

      The pay is industry average or below average

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