Imagination Technologies

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Updated Apr 14, 2014

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3.4 47 reviews

93% Approve of the CEO

Imagination Technologies CEO and Director Hossein Yassaie

Hossein Yassaie

(30 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Good job bad pay

    Leading Design Engineer (Current Employee) Kings Langley, England (UK)

    ProsVery good and challenging job
    Good culture

    ConsBad pay
    Poor management of engineering resources

    Advice to Senior ManagementBetter pay to engineers (atleast be competitive).
    Better internal processes

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    2 people found this helpful  

    Software developper

    Software Engineer (Current Employee)

    Pros- new IT processors
    - friendly environment
    - Location is good, easily accessed by public transportation.

    Cons- hard to get Management position
    - they are not transparent while hiring Process

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Development Engineer (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    ProsCompany is good, But they are not transparent while hiring Process. They Dont Tell Renumeration Package till the End.

    ConsIts 85% a software company nd 15% a Hardware Company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou should tell your salary policy clearly.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice environment, badly orginised

    Graduate Software Engineer (Current Employee) Kings Langley, England (UK)

    ProsImagination is a nice environmenment to work in with flexible work hours. There are good engineers and you are in the heart of technology.

    ConsLow salaries, very badly organised (it is a mess) probably because they have enjoyed a sudden growth. You either are lucky and fit or not. the flexible working hours turn out to be long hours...

    Advice to Senior ManagementYour engineers is the company's value. Start treating them like this.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good but limited experience builder

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsMarket leading technologies in several different fields
    Patient organisation - this is not a place where people get fired
    Great experience builder for young or inexperienced
    Engineering heaven - you'll be surrounded by amazing brain power in various fields

    ConsSalaries completely out of tune with market - leaving IMG will make your salary jump substantially
    Senior management is here to stay - so there is a strong glass ceiling to promotions
    Literally everybody is an engineer - makes for very one-sided thinking
    This is Hossein Yassaie's company - every single decision is made by him
    Management often treats employees as dummies

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't underestimate employees - people are often a lot smarter than you think, and can easily see through management litany and smoke screens. You would be amazed what people can produce and contribute, if you only put a little faith in their ability. Salary levels desperately need adjustment.

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    Will look good on your CV, but mainly for financial reasons, not a long term career option

    Design Engineer (Current Employee) Kings Langley, England (UK)

    ProsAdmittedly, IMG is a name that will stand out on your CV.
    Working with the most advanced hardware, the best product in our target market.
    A relaxed atmosphere in most teams.

    ConsSalary is quite uncompetitive.
    Bureaucracy and process
    Middle management can be clueless
    Probably too many people working on the software

    Advice to Senior ManagementSalaries should be reviewed more regularly.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice place to work but lacks monetary attraction.

    Engineer (Former Employee) Chepstow, Wales (UK)

    ProsSome interesting software/chip design projects; friendly and professional people; slightly cheap living

    ConsNot competitive salary; no recognition mechanism in place
    Salary should reflect market rates and be increased. More responsibilities should be shared with other Engineers.
    Share option is not worth, so should not be a selling point.

    Advice to Senior ManagementReview salary and compare against market rate;

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