Sasaki Associates

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Sasaki Associates Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2014
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3.2 17 reviews

80% Approve of the CEO

Sasaki Associates Managing Principal James Miner

James Miner

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58% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    large established firm. . . collaborative environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Watertown, MA (US)

    Prosinitial experience was greatly positive, there are many obvious perks that are offered (yoga classes, in house art exhibits,) also many young talented designers who work here

    Consthe firm is a long standing establishment with over 200 employees, change and flexible structure is not something that happens quickly

    Advice to Senior Managementsuggestions would include less structured presentations/meetings and more simplified conversations addressing the firm's vision/ design/ goals

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    excellent

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosinterdiscplinary environment good management and nice professional training

    Consless design orientated, best of work orientated

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    A great place to work with wonderful office culture

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Watertown, MA (US)

    ProsPeople are incredibly smart and passionate about what they do
    Collaboration between disciplines happens on a daily basis
    Generous salary and benefits packages

    ConsThere is not enough parking

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best entrepreneurial environment and diverse firm that I have worked for!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Watertown, MA (US)

    ProsGreat people and amazing projects and clients. A great place to develop your career.

    ConsSasaki has a great reputation internationally for planning and we need to make that the case for our other disciplines too.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIt's time to shake things up and try new things. Change is not a bad thing!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    it was disappointing

    Architectural Designer (Former Employee) Boston, NY (US)

    Prosgood city nearby the office
    fairly good people
    good benefits

    Conswork work and work!
    low payment
    competitions
    not efficient communications

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Generally a good place to work

    Professional Staff Architect (Former Employee) Watertown, MA (US)

    Prosgood office culture with professionals who care about design and innovation

    Consi didn't feel that i had opportunity for advancement

    Advice to Senior Managementallow more professional advancement

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    limited opportunities at a prestigious firm

    Landscape Architect (Former Employee) Watertown, MA (US)

    Prosnice work environment in a beautiful location, diverse and peremier projects from all over the world

    Consstrange office environment, some of the terrible people tend to dominate the atmosphere , though most of the people are nice and helpful.

    Advice to Senior Managementshould be smart in telling what is the most important and what is not important in implementing work, and should encouraging the passion of their fellow coworkers and

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

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    Great place to work

    Landscape Architect (Current Employee) Watertown, MA (US)

    ProsLack of hierarchy allows for best ideas to shine through.
    Good potential for growth and success because of support of an entrepenurial spirit

    ConsDeadlines can sometimes be difficult and create work/life balance issues. Travel requirements increase as individuals become more senior.

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide more responsibility to younger professionals and trust them to take on more.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Highly "siloed" work environment; multidisciplinary, but lack of collaboration

    Landscape Designer (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA (US)

    ProsThe corporate structure provides some level of organization, which many design firms lack. Access to interesting project work, if you get on the right teams and in with the right Principals.

    ConsI expected a more collaborative environment coming to a multidisciplinary firm, but the departments feel surprisingly separate, and even antagonistic at times.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    opportunities for growth to a point.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsEasy commute nice work environment

    Consdefinite path that doesn't fit all types of employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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