Himax Reviews

Updated Jun 5, 2020

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3.4
59%
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6 Ratings
  1. "PM"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Himax

    Pros

    Good communication, hard working, collaborative

    Cons

    No good care of the employees

  2. "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Taipei
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Himax full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    work-life balance, open-minded atmosphere, research-oriented, flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Annual salary is just okay


  3. "senior engineer"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Firmware Engineer in Hsinchu
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Himax full-time

    Pros

    work here, you will have life

    Cons

    the bonus becomes lower and lower every year

  4. "Not bad"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Digital Design Engineer in Hsinchu
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Himax full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Managers are very nice to be with.

    Cons

    Working environment is very dirty.

  5. "Software engineer"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Tainan
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company is located in Tainan city which is a great place to live and the salary is higher than average for a new grad in Taiwan.

    Cons

    Basic working time is from 9am to 9pm. Long working hours make employee hard to find a balance btw work and life.

  6. "Good life balance for job"

    5.0
    Senior Engineer in Tainan

    I worked at Himax

    Pros

    Life is better if you do not care about the package.

    Cons

    Too many political, if it should be improved then working environment will become better.

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  7. "Good location for commuting."

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Taipei
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good office location for commuting. You can just take MRT to go to office. No strict office hour.

    Cons

    Salary may not be average level comparing to other IC design house

  8. "Design, implementation, modification, synthesis and verify of the design. Netlist screens"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Digital Engineer in Hsin-chu
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Himax full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Himax is a worldwide market leader in display driver ICs and timing controllers used in TVs, laptops, monitors, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, car navigation, and many other consumer electronics devices

    Cons

    Too many Timing controller products.

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  9. "Bad management"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analog Designer in Hsinchu
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Himax full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You can touch many IPs and increase your design experience very quickly. Rush tapeout and fast debug ability is needed.

    Cons

    Doesn't have much time to do the detail design. The managers review the project not based on technical issue but personal emotion. Overtime working is a must.

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  10. "You had better not work in Taiwan (Compared to work in Silicon Valley)"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Tainan
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Himax full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good pay in Tainan, Taiwan, nice people in the team, and this company has strong competitiveness in semiconductor industry, it is still growing.

    Cons

    it takes long time to work, job responsibility is boring and the food there is not good, also, typically time to leave company is almost over 9:00pm

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