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Updated November 13, 2017
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IMAX Co-Chairman and Co-CEO Richard L. Gelfond
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Pros
  • Some fun perks like free movie screenings and free lunch every two months (in 4 reviews)

  • You can learn a lot because your work matters here (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Work Schedule"

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    Former Employee - Theater Host in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Theater Host in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IMAX part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lot's of downtime. Easy job.

    Cons

    Not enough hours per week, Usually 5-10 hrs

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire so many employees


  2. "In-house at IMAX"

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

    I worked at IMAX as a contractor

    Pros

    Great treatment of employees and healthy culture.

    Cons

    Recent layoffs and environment can be very quiet for extroverted employees.

    Advice to Management

    Continue being encouraging.

  3. "Post-Production Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IMAX as an intern

    Pros

    Nice facility, great learning opportunity, actual hands on work.

    Cons

    The internship was unpaid but still great learning experience


  4. "VR Crew Member"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IMAX part-time

    Pros

    - Fun work environment
    - Great place to interact with higher-ups

    Cons

    - Hours are miniscule.
    - Sometimes upper management can be questionable.


  5. "Marketing Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends

    I worked at IMAX as an intern

    Pros

    Great opportunity to assist with projects and upcoming films with IMAX. Plus great perks, invited to see some film screenings.

    Cons

    It's non-paid and college credit. Sometimes my managers were often busy, so it's up to the intern to seek feedback or ask for more projects.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the interns engaged with interesting projects.


  6. "Summer Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It is a great place to work. A lot of hard working people here.

    Cons

    N/A


  7. "Operations Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IMAX as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -People are super nice.
    -Managers value your ideas and really want to grow you.
    -Have chances to see how the worldwide business operates.

    Cons

    - Intern salary is relatively lower
    - Can't really learn a lot. I mean most jobs just take time.

    Advice to Management

    Manager is really busy. I think he could let his team help more.

  8. "Very good place to work. Creative environment that allows for growth."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun, exciting environment. IMAX is continually evolving and moving forward and willing to change with the times to retain their edge.

    Cons

    Depending on your department, there may be long hours and may be difficult to find a good work-life balance

    Advice to Management

    Listen to ideas/comments from all levels of the organization. Also,I would encourage senior management to take the advice they give to employees about work life balance.


  9. "Good job to have"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IMAX full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work, nice benefits and hours.

    Cons

    Communication isn't strong, feels like the departments are always stepping on each other's toes


  10. "DMR"

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    Former Employee - Artist in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Artist in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    the people were great to work with
    the work life balance is great

    Cons

    always under construction
    no transparency from higher ups


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