Lumos Labs - Best job I have ever had! | Glassdoor
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    "Best job I have ever had!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lumos Labs for more than 3 years

    Pros

    This is the best job I've ever had! + I love working with one artist to make an experimental game in a few months. + I love the friendly teams who volunteer their time to preview the customer experience. They made a big difference and taught me a lot! + I love the trust of my teammates in my experimentation. + I love the flat organization where anyone is available, yet we respect each other's time highly...

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    Cons

    This is the highlight of my career so far. The following sometimes challenges my confidence: - Each day, I get distracted by a lot of casual and committee-style chatting. Part of my distraction is the open floor plan and my own introversion. Part of my distraction is the dissonance between purported business goals and day-to-day culture: I wish the chatters were hands-on working. There's around 25% of work hours...

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    Advice to Management

    Broadcast financial forecasts of risky projects or features, and even day-to-day small features or improvements. Expect tighter deadlines for minimally viable products. That will necessitate: the simplest, cheapest solution first. Transparently and visibly broadcast which small teams accountable and autonomously authorized to deliver. Like SuperCell, hire capable team members that deliver autonomously. Focus...

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    Lumos Labs2016-09-21

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Great People, Amazing Products, Healthy Work Environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lumos Labs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People here are very friendly and care a lot about your well-being and interests. Joining Lumosity is like becoming part of a family. The work is interesting and meaningful and teams are aligned in a way that allows work to get done. I would recommend working here if you are the kind of person who enjoys working on something meaningful while being around great people.

    Cons

    You get spoiled with the amazing catered lunches.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

    Lumos Labs2018-12-21
  2. "Operations"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lumos Labs full-time

    Pros

    Benefits were good and coworkers were great

    Cons

    Managment could be improved upon

    Lumos Labs2018-08-30

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