SEGA of America - Great people ruined by committee | Glassdoor
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    "Great people ruined by committee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at SEGA of America

    Pros

    The people you bring in know their stuff. Let them do what you hired them to do!

    Cons

    Every decision must go through multiple layers of bureacracy, and each layer kills something valuable. By the end of the process, you've wasted 9 months deciding whether to include the logo on your icons.

    Advice to Management

    DO, do not hem and haw. Risks are how you advance. Being overly conservative and safe is anything but. The missed opportunities are growing and you're running out of time to make yourself into something relevant again. You're routinely 1-2 years behind the curve because of all the extra evaluation and the wait-and-see approach to success in the market.

    SEGA of America2016-03-11

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Start Up With a Corporate Sugar Daddy"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director of Ad Monetization in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SEGA of America full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits Medical/Dental/Commute Benefit 401K matching Relaxed atmosphere Helpful people Excellent hires Great downtown location near restaurants and bars Snacks always refilled Great brand and games Culture is enormously important from CEO down People stay with SEGA and come back regularly after sojourns to other companies

    Cons

    Wi-fi can sometimes be unstable which is frustrating There could be an additional bathroom Working from home is frowned upon It's strange people feel compelled to apologize to the entire group via email when they are running late (on the other hand I guess it's nice to know if certain people are just running late).

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on culture and product development.Fix the wifi.

    SEGA of America2017-08-19
  2. "Great people"

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    Former Employee - Marketing in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SEGA of America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great IP, great people, great industry

    Cons

    Internal processes can lead to some slow down

    SEGA of America2019-07-02

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