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DNEG Reviews

Updated 16 October 2018
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Pros
  • "People are nice and our head of animation is fantastic, the shows are getting more exciting projects to work on" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Good working environment with good artist to work with" (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, not paid overtime expected" (in 7 reviews)

  • "start always as short contracts" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lighting Technical Director in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Lighting Technical Director in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DNEG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Big Hollywood projects. Chance to with Hollywood supervisors . They always encourage artists to learn about other departments by proving regular training sessions

    Cons

    No one don't know when the lift works. Street dogs are roaming around office area. And also they don't provide proper parking area for employs vehicles.

    Advice to Management

    Artist managers should stop giving fake promises to artist. And also Facilities need to improve a lot.


  2. "Jr. Compositor"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Compositor in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Junior Compositor in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DNEG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people
    Fun projects
    Room to learn

    Cons

    Salary reviews always delayed
    Horrible communication between sites and leads.
    Primefocus is not the umbrella you want to be under

    Advice to Management

    Pay your artists better.
    Communicate with each other in facility and to other facilities better.
    Don't ignore your artists.

  3. "Character TD"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Character Technical Director in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Character Technical Director in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DNEG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team and projects

    Cons

    London is expensive
    Can be required to do overtimes


  4. "Company that Cares"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Layout Artist in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Layout Artist in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DNEG full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great benefits and pay. head of dept is really developing the team and discipline

    Cons

    needs better communication between sites and depts

    Advice to Management

    hire more production


  5. "It's ok"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DNEG full-time

    Pros

    - very smart and friendly colleagues
    - relaxed atmosphere

    Cons

    - long hours
    - low pay
    - lack of any benefits at all
    - slow progression


  6. Helpful (1)

    "animator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Animator in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Animator in London, England (UK)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DNEG full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great people who are passionate about what they do

    Cons

    could do with some better projects

    Advice to Management

    bid for better stuff


  7. "Not much room for growth"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DNEG full-time

    Pros

    Nice People, beer and pizza provided monthly

    Cons

    Low pay, no room for growth. HR team are unprofessional

  8. "bit of a joke"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Compositor in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Compositor in London, England (UK)

    I worked at DNEG full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    some nice people, lots of work

    Cons

    management are a bit of a joke, prod are even worse.

    Advice to Management

    no point they are clueless


  9. "Good!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DNEG full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great projects to work on in a great working environment!

    Cons

    At time a bit disorganized


  10. "build td"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CG Artist in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - CG Artist in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DNEG full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great company, great people, great project

    Cons

    work stability , connection between HR, Recruiters and managers can be better.


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