Glu Mobile Reviews

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    ok

    Aug 18, 2021 - Teacher in Trenton, NJ
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Internet was even though yes?

    Cons

    money was at best the

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    Glu Mobile Response

    Director, People Operations

    Thank you for taking the time to share feedback.

  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

    OK

    Mar 9, 2022 - Marketing Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fun, good WLB, great games

    Cons

    Not much to say, decent

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee

    good

    Feb 18, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good good good good good

    Cons

    not bad not bad pretty good

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee

    A Great Studio

    Jan 20, 2022 - Senior Animator 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great culture, benefits, pay and the studio is awesome!

    Cons

    San Francisco is an expensive city!

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good Company

    Dec 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly People, helpful in career growth

    Cons

    I had none, I enjoyed working there

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    An Excellent Place to Work

    Jun 21, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Unlike many other game companies in the Bay Area, Glu Mobile considers long-term growth in its talent. This is a place that understands that workers can easily move to a big tech company with their same skill set, and, as such, has competitive compensation. Their benefits are excellent, and their offices are centrally located in downtown San Francisco.

    Cons

    With their recent acquisition by EA, it's unclear how the company is going to be structured in a few years.

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    Glu Mobile Response

    Director, People Operations

    Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience working at Glu.

  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great First Job

    Oct 27, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company culture and beautiful office

    Cons

    Open office might not be what people are looking for/comfortable working in. I didn’t mind the noise (nothing a pair of earphones can’t help), but an open office space may be an issue to some people.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great people, great culture. Risky product

    Sep 8, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    People and culture are great. Flexible working environment. Great support from managers

    Cons

    Product development is slow and risky. Not a lot of successes in the last 12 months.

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Culture, People Focused

    Jun 16, 2021 - Associate Producer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Really great team culture, very inclusive environment, and good benefits. There's good leadership in place with the company in terms of listening to feedback and communicating the direction that everyone is heading. Good opportunities for career growth as well.

    Cons

    The nature of the mobile games industry in general can be very unstable in terms of a game's performance and the ability to support larger studio teams that rely on that success. Most game studios are subject to this though so it's not limited to Glu in particular.

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    Glu Mobile Response

    Director, People Operations

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your time at Glu. We wish you the best in your future career endeavors.

  10. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Fun Atmosphere until it wasn't

    Sep 21, 2021 - QA Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing and Diverse Team Reasonable Benefits

    Cons

    Out of touch executives Chasing market fads

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Glu Mobile has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5, based on over 304 reviews left anonymously by employees. 94% of employees would recommend working at Glu Mobile to a friend and 82% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Glu Mobile employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Glu Mobile. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

94% of Glu Mobile employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Glu Mobile 4.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.5 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Glu Mobile to be benefits, culture, coworkers and the cons to be career development, senior leadership, management.

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