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Imagination Technologies Reviews

Updated October 15, 2017
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  • Good work/life balance in the job (in 17 reviews)

  • good work, good people, nice work environment (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Imagination Technologies"

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

    I worked at Imagination Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Really competent people. Effective, efficient, focused.

    Cons

    Salary is not competitive if compared to other companies in the UK


  2. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Wrocław (Poland)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Wrocław (Poland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It's a good company to work, the company has its own product.

    Cons

    It's possible to word and debug legacy code.

  3. "Last year of employment - 2011"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Imagination Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great and challenging work to work on.

    Cons

    Longer work hours depending on project. But this is not an issue for those who like their work.


  4. "senior software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Once to be a great place to work if not be eaten by Apple.
    Work and life balance.
    Work with smart people
    Good chances to study the new technologies, open sources.
    A good place for starting your career.
    Great products that used in the world

    Cons

    Hard to compete with the companies that has lots of money.
    No enough money to support their ambitions in research and new products.
    Salary is not competitive.


  5. "DFT Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Imagination Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good one but need to follow up day by day with the management

    Cons

    Worst Ever Management in IT industry


  6. "Great engineering staff but poor management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time

    Pros

    There's a great group of technical people working at the company so there is plenty to learn and get involved in. The social scene is also really good.

    Cons

    The (middle) management are pretty terrible. Unfortunately, most of the managers are engineers put into management positions without having the necessary skills to actually manage.

    Advice to Management

    Train managers better, select people who show an aptitude to be able to manage and remove poor managers and return them to technical work.


  7. "Simply no"

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    Current Employee - Hardware Design Engineer in Kings Langley, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Hardware Design Engineer in Kings Langley, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Imagination Technologies (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, chance to do something interesting, one of the few companies designing hardware near london area. Good as a first job.

    Cons

    No salary progression, limited benefits, poor management and no training possibilities are the main shortcomings. Feels like a startup which hasn't scaled up properly.

    Advice to Management

    Needs an overhaul

  8. "Poor Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Good Technology and Great legacy

    Cons

    Grossly mis-managed with no vision / direction... It became a playground for management

    Advice to Management

    Need to have experienced management team (with technical and business experience)


  9. "loved it"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Imagination Technologies full-time

    Pros

    excellent company to work with

    Cons

    none that comes to mind


  10. "Not great for support staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Free lunch 3 times a week

    Cons

    They don't give raises in a timely manner


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