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Updated Jul 8, 2022

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Found 151 of over 236 reviews

3.8
67%
Recommend to a Friend
45%
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38 Ratings

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Pros
  • "people are nice and helpful(in 50 reviews)
  • "Great teams at an artist level(in 15 reviews)
  • "good salary and nice area(in 7 reviews)
  • "Coworkers are friendly and polite(in 5 reviews)
  • "good pay and benefices and they tried to have a good work ambiance(in 5 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place & people

    Apr 4, 2022 - VFX Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Wonderful place to work with people who care and are easy to create relationships with

    Cons

    Project schedules can be tight, causing OT - but this can be seen as a pro depending on perspective

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  2. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Not impressed

    May 11, 2022 - Pipeline Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of exposure and good projects

    Cons

    Management and Leadership is at ends with different satellites of VFX business.

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Environment

    Sep 14, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Awesome people and great workplace environment

    Cons

    Not many cons, I can’t complain

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Its fine

    Jul 14, 2021 - Animation Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good people, Talented production team.

    Cons

    Long Hours, Expected to work weekends.

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  5. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Horrible Work Environment

    May 11, 2021 - Client Service Representative in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - honestly, none. There is little incentive to working as runner, because there is zero upward mobility. They just want you to bring their clients champagne till 3am so their viagra ad can be better, even though they’d already finished work on the ad.

    Cons

    - toxic work environment - sexual harassment - overworked - underpaid - I have trauma I’m still working through thanks to Method/CO3 - We’d be wasting our time early into the morning servicing clients that didn’t need to be there. They were just trying to party; all work has been finished. This led to no sleep which led to resentment and low job satisfaction.

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    3 people found this review helpful
  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good company

    Feb 24, 2021 - Nuke Compositor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - beer Fridays - good people - good atmosphere

    Cons

    - not much work to do, short contracts. It's a pain to get a contract extension as company always don't know what will be tomorrow

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    I was there

    Dec 10, 2020 - Lead Web Developer in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good people to work with.

    Cons

    Felt like staffing agency with no fun.

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  8. 1.0
    Current Employee

    hmmmmmm

    May 11, 2021 - VFX Coordinator in Burbank, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    You get to work on movies

    Cons

    No raises or promotions here

    1 person found this review helpful
  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Previs artist salary

    Sep 19, 2020 - Previs Artist in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company, good culture, competitive pay

    Cons

    Overtime requirements, tight deadlines, sometimes work weekends

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  10. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Pick a Lane

    Sep 22, 2020 - Pixel Pusher 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fun projects and lots of OT

    Cons

    Company has gone through 3 leadership changes and all have the same clueless direction. Fix the pipeline, it's 10 years old. Get better standards for production, artists have lives too

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    2 people found this review helpful
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Method Studios Reviews FAQs

Method Studios has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 236 reviews left anonymously by employees. 67% of employees would recommend working at Method Studios to a friend and 49% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 5% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Method Studios employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Method Studios. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

67% of Method Studios employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Method Studios 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Method Studios to be compensation, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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