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Vicarious Visions Overview

Albany, NY (US)
201 to 500 employees
Activision
2000
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Video Games
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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In 2017, Vicarious Visions celebrated its 26th year in the industry. Over the years, we have made hundreds of games, in every genre, on every conceivable game platform in the known universe. We are a studio that is built to last, and now we are embarking on a brand new ... Read more

Mission: Captivate the world by revolutionizing interactive entertainment.

Vicarious Visions Reviews

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Vicarious Visions Studio Head Jennifer Oneal
Jennifer Oneal
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  • "Excellent atmosphere, amazing people"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Albany, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Albany, NY (US)
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    I worked at Vicarious Visions full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Insanely talented people
    - Extremely passionate crowd
    - Very humble inspite of this
    - Fun things to do, Popcorn Tuesday, Bagel & Donut Friday, Boardgames almost everyday at lunch, free food on many occasions, open bar once a month,
    - Helpful & supportive management who really cares about you
    - Family atmosphere
    - Good projects to work on

    Cons

    - Location is pretty bad. Nothing much to do in Albany.
    - Pay is not bad but could be better.
    - Some departments do exhibit politics.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. Your transparency & trust is extremely valuable.

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Vicarious Visions Photos

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Vicarious Visions Interviews

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    Game Programmer Interview

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Vicarious Visions in December 2010.

    Interview

    Lots of one on one or two on one interviews, a tour around the facilities, and lunch.

    Interview Questions

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Vicarious Visions Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2018
  • Top Workplaces, Albany Times Union, 2018
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