Arkane Studios - Riding off the fumes of their past | Glassdoor
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    "Riding off the fumes of their past"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Arkane Studios full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Decent salaries and robust health insurance, not to mention free, collector level games on launch is a nice perk as well. Relatively positive reputation among consumers which have played Arkane's games. There are very talented low level employees. A small team.

    Cons

    Extremely top heavy, there is an excessive amount of management making decisions ignorant of other teams which is contrary to what I was sold during the interviewing process. Overall a lack of transparency which is followed by a strong elitist mentality among the leadership which is also parasitic to the individuals they are supposed to be leading. Leadership steadfastly refuses to communicate with their colleagues...

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    Advice to Management

    Stop hiring managers to solve problems, get rid of them and give those responsibilities to the leads. The studio is not large enough to justify more than one. Hire a Art Director which can communicate and have healthy relationships with the employees. Listen and take action to the lower employees criticisms and reward them when they make note worthy accomplishments. They feel pretty neglected across the board among...

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    Arkane Studios2017-07-28

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Positive experiences with company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Arkane Studios

    Pros

    Creative environment, good people to work with

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Arkane Studios2017-12-08
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Environment Artist"

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    Current Employee - Artist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arkane Studios full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture and you make games

    Cons

    There are no real cons i can think of

    Arkane Studios2017-08-05

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