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MPC Artist Reviews

Updated March 27, 2019
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Pros
  • "Good projects but again it's a place for more Technically skilled people than artistically" (in 33 reviews)

  • "Great people, very good at their job" (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lot's of over timing, long hours, big salary differences among peers" (in 29 reviews)

  • "A lot of overtime depending on show" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Under Paid, and extremely high turnover rate."

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    Former Employee - CG Artist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - CG Artist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people! Talented individuals with great personalities.

    Cons

    I was paid way below what someone in a similar role would make in the area.

    Advice to Management

    Compensate your artists and work on moral in the studio. The high turnover rate negatively effects employment satisfaction.


  2. "MPC time"

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    Former Employee - Tech Anim Artist in Mendota Heights, Dakota County, MN
    Former Employee - Tech Anim Artist in Mendota Heights, Dakota County, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at MPC (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good team, high quality work, good resources.

    Cons

    High pressure, lots of crunch time.

    Advice to Management

    Employee stress is a big problem, and often worse than employees let on.

  3. Helpful (4)

    "3d artist"

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    Former Employee - 3D Artist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - 3D Artist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    you get to work with the most talented people in the industry

    Cons

    -late hours
    -dictator-like environment
    -don't treat artists/designers well
    -close minded
    -the people up the ladder create a fearful and tense environment

    Advice to Management

    Listen and care about all the artists who are the ones that produce amazing work for you.


  4. "good manegement"

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    Current Employee - Paint Artist in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Paint Artist in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    no pressure time to time good team management fun and party's iam satisfied

    Cons

    all Hollywood movies working


  5. "MPC 3d Dept"

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    Former Employee - Texture Artist in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Texture Artist in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The good things about MPC is the different people you meet. Have some long term friends from working here. You get to work on the latest large scale Hollywood movies. They are always pushing the level of work to better themselves every time.
    Usually well organized in terms of production deptmart.

    Cons

    Can be a very heavy workload. Pay increases are almost non existent.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Tech Anim Artist"

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    Former Employee - Tech Anim Artist in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Tech Anim Artist in Montreal, QC (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Work on some cool projects. Some really smart an tallented people.

    Cons

    Seniors will pretty much do the same work as juniors.


  7. "FX Artist"

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    Current Employee - FX Artist in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - FX Artist in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    you can meet many global peoples.

    Cons

    salary is too low
    Lack of license

  8. "Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Lighting Artist in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Lighting Artist in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work environment, frienly people

    Cons

    salary is not to much, really cold in montreal, pipeline could be better


  9. Helpful (1)

    "well"

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    Current Contractor - Lighting Artist in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Contractor - Lighting Artist in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MPC as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    experience
    learning
    cool projects
    door to the industry

    Cons

    overtime kills you
    they don't treat you like a human being


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Push their employees to burnout"

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    Former Employee - Compositing Artist in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Compositing Artist in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good project, high-end motion picture films to work on

    Cons

    poor management, mismanagement of staff skills, poor transmission of knowledge, misuse of tools available within the company, Childish hierarchical relationship, stressful and toxic environment, squeeze their employee and push them to their last limits. Don't care about their workers

    Advice to Management

    Add kindness and empathy to your management.
    Protect and take care of your employees