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- "great people to work with" (in 20 reviews)
- "Competitive pay, possibly the best in the animation industry" (in 6 reviews)
- "They are really helpful and as a team, we create wonderful, great movies." (in 4 reviews)
- "The benefits are good." (in 4 reviews)
- "lots of talented people to learn from" (in 3 reviews)
- "Artists work hours off the clock to meet these deadlines, and management turns a blind eye to it because there is no other option." (in 4 reviews)
- "Frequent layoffs and reorganizations makes it a tense environment at times." (in 3 reviews)
- "Sometimes middle management can be very set in their ways." (in 3 reviews)
- "Long hours, no work/life balance, stressful" (in 3 reviews)
- "Some management types tend to play favorites but overall studio seems to drive for transparency in its dealings." (in 2 reviews)
- Former Employee, more than 3 years★★★★★Sep 19, 2022 - Production Coordinator in Burbank, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Wonderful coworkers, fulfilling work, great environment
Long hours, no work/life balance, stressful
- Current Employee, more than 8 years★★★★★Oct 26, 2022 - 3D Animator in Burbank, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Great pay and stability (if you're staff). World-class education in the craft.
Overtime can be a grind. Boring if you like variety or intimate teams. Organization favors convention, not innovation.
- Current Employee, more than 3 years★★★★★Oct 26, 2022 - Animator in Burbank, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
People are great. Some awesome projects to work on.
Pay. Growth. Management doesn't know how to make cartoons.Continue reading
- Current Employee★★★★★Sep 22, 2022 - Storyboard Artist in Los Angeles, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Fun projects to work on
Direction and leadership can be indecisive, making it difficult to proceed with work
- Former Employee★★★★★Jun 22, 2022 - Guest RelationsRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Love the apolitical, areligeous, asexual Disney..
Disney has lost its magic. The Disney Experience is about getting away from the "real world," not being reminded of it!Continue reading
- Former Employee, less than 1 year★★★★★May 22, 2022 - PC Refresh TechnicianRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Data transfer to newer laptops and PCs. Install peripherals for retuning employees.
They play favorites. I wasn't one of themContinue reading
- Current Employee, more than 1 year★★★★★Apr 1, 2022 - Anonymous EmployeeRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
The people here are very nice and supportive. There is always someone there to offer help when needed. They also pushed me artistically to be better.
No free lunch. Had to buy lunch a lot of times from the cafeteria.
- Current Employee, more than 1 year★★★★★Feb 23, 2022 - Production AssistantRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Wonderful teams with great attitudes! Beautiful films! Good benefits.
Production could use better pay.
- Current Employee, more than 3 years★★★★★Jan 7, 2022 - Character Technical Director in Burbank, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
the people who become your colleges are amazing
its a slow moving ship and new or experimental ideas are difficult to get by-off
- Current Employee, more than 5 years★★★★★Dec 21, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Burbank, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Great place to be an engineer. The technology team offers a lot of autonomy and diversity of thought. A real fun environment to be a part of with a lot of creative challenges to solve
Much like the larger Disney corporation where individual experiences can differ from studio to studio, the same can be said for department to department within Animation. I happen to be in a department/group that works really well, and lifts everyone up.Continue reading
Walt Disney Animation Studios Reviews FAQs
Walt Disney Animation Studios has an overall rating of 3.3 out of 5, based on over 121 reviews left anonymously by employees. 56% of employees would recommend working at Walt Disney Animation Studios to a friend and 42% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.
56% of Walt Disney Animation Studios employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Walt Disney Animation Studios 2.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.4 for culture and values and 3.2 for career opportunities.