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Naughty Dog Co-President Evan Wells
87% Approve of CEO

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Naughty Dog Co-President Evan Wells
Evan Wells
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    great place to work and learned a lot

    Aug 20, 2020 - Operations Associate in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    the people are awesome here, had a great time

    Cons

    all the stuff about dogs, it really makes it hard to work.

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    3 people found this review helpful
  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    A place to work

    Oct 31, 2022 - Game Programmer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great place to learn, and great people

    Cons

    A lot of extra hours

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  4. 3.0
    Former Contractor, less than 1 year

    Amazing Projects to Work On, but Low Pay

    Jul 26, 2021 - Animation Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Amazing material to work on, fun office space, and overall great people to work with.

    Cons

    Low pay, often pressured to work overtime or extra hours.

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    Aug 5, 2014 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Really Great company, with generous people who are willing to help you in order for you to grow into the best worker possible.

    Cons

    Very, very time consuming job. if you dont care about hanging out with friends and stuff then this is the place for you.

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    2 people found this review helpful
  6. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Great but tiring

    Jan 11, 2023 - Lighter 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great and experienced people and the best projects

    Cons

    Too much crunch, Slow tech improvements, PlayStation only experience, proprietary engine

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Decent place to work

    Oct 31, 2017 - Animator 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great people, insane amount of talent.

    Cons

    Can earn more money elsewhere.

    3 people found this review helpful
  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Greats devs, great people, too much crunch before game release.

    Jun 16, 2016 - Senior Programmer in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great devs: You can tell these are some of the best of the best they rarely mess up meaning you work less. Great people: Most of them are funny, fun to hang around, and make for great friends. Great engine: Their engine is incredible to make 3D person games and a lot easier than something like unreal 4. Money: I got promoted 3 times during the 4 years I worked there (3 TIMES!) and they really sort you out and can tell who works the most and single them out. Started around 80k a year and went up to around 170 k a year in the end of employment before I got a better offer.

    Cons

    Crunch: A lot of crunch before a game is released, but a higher up said they would sort that out later so it could of changed. Management: Not very organized, but that could've changed in the time I left. I don't want to point fingers but one of the higher ups isn't very organized, of course you said you were gonna rehaul the system so it could of changed.

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    10 people found this review helpful
  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Company

    Dec 14, 2018 - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, great projects, passionate team

    Cons

    Crunch, crunch, crunch, crunch, crunch

    1 person found this review helpful
  10. 5.0
    Former Contractor

    I miss it

    Mar 16, 2020 - Designer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great work, great people, great times

    Cons

    Tough to balance work/life at the end of projects

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  11. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Games and People; Studio Has More Potential

    Dec 23, 2016 - Senior Production Artist in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Great people. Some of the most inspirational, passionate, and dedicated I've worked with. - Games are second to none in their genre. Contributing to them was a constant source of inspiration and satisfaction. - Benefits and and additional compensation were great.

    Cons

    - Absolutely no creative scope planning and scheduling which leads to an irresponsible amount of crunch and waste. There seemed to be very little acknowledgement by studio leadership of this issue. - Review and career development processes were clearly informal, and a bit of mystery.

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    11 people found this review helpful
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