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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. "senior software engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  2. "DFT Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    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

  3. "Great engineering staff but poor management"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  4. "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


  5. "Simply no"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  6. "Verification engineer at Imagination Technology, Pune, India"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Design Engineer in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Graduate Design Engineer in Pune (India)
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Imagination Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very good working environment. Friendly team members and a nice office overall. Good learning opportunities.

    Cons

    Very few opportunities for growth in terms of career advancements.


  7. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Hardware Design Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Graduate Hardware Design Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed working environment. Good people. Pleasant atmosphere. Flexible working hours. Challenging work.

    Cons

    Salary is low given the location.

    Advice to Management

    In order to keep talented graduates who are attracted to Imagination given its proximity to London, the salaries should be reflecting the cost of living in London.

  8. "Long lasting employees"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - DSP Engineer in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Employee - DSP Engineer in Hyderabad (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    except the company allowances , there is nothing much

    Cons

    1) There are ppl with 18+ years experience, Who dose not allow to new employees to work. lot of politics and racism between new joiners and old employees. for started its not a good company, those who can play politics with out work imagination is the best place


  9. "Excellent Place for Learning"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Kings Langley, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Kings Langley, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Imagination Technologies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent company in terms of learning technology, very good mentors/peers.

    Cons

    Poor management and lots of hierarchy limiting the visibility of the engineer.

    Advice to Management

    Bring in some proper middle management.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You're given the autonomy and opportunity to get stuck in and make a difference.

    Cons

    Imagination is making everything even better so if you don't want to make a difference then this isn't the place for you.

    Advice to Management

    Keep moving in the right direction


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