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Digital Domain Reviews

Updated 20 November 2017
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Pros
  • Full of great people, artists, great projects, historical and iconic in the business (in 4 reviews)

  • Good pay and typical perks in correlation to industry standards (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper Management needs to learn how to manage or to speak to people (in 5 reviews)

  • Days can get pretty long during crunch time, but to be fair it's often because of the client (pretty much all of the vfx shops have that at times) (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Helpful, friendly community
    Promotes innovation
    Great location

    Cons

    Unorganized recruitment process, some department heads are rude.


  2. "Nice place to work at"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Digital Domain full-time

    Pros

    It was a great experience.

    Cons

    One of the building is pretty dark and it was depressing not to have light the whole day.


  3. "Nice to work with a bunch of talented people"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    People around are very experience and talented

    Cons

    Limited parking lots for employee


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Technical director"

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    Former Employee - FX Technical Director in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Former Employee - FX Technical Director in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Full of great people, artists, great projects, historical and iconic in the business. I felt much pride and fun working there.

    Cons

    Management needs to get things organized at times. The facility isn't the best. Since bankruptcy, there are no free drinks or snacks.

    Advice to Management

    There is not much I can say to them. They are great people. Just the horrible nature of the business makes things not good.


  6. "Great people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Digital Domain full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Company needs to update equipment.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Pretty unorganized and awful management"

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    Current Employee - Lead Artist
    Current Employee - Lead Artist
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team of co workers

    Cons

    Management are awful at dealing with core issues and complacent staff

    Advice to Management

    Keep hold of the good team members and cut loose the unproductive ones.

    Talk to and listen to the artists on the ground doing the actual work. You are nothing without them.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Finance"

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    Former Employee - Finance in Marina del Rey, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Finance in Marina del Rey, CA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice colleagues, fair pay, good location, opportunities to take responsibilities because no one knows how to do their work

    Cons

    Politics, terrible management style, inefficient, no one pay attention to the quality of work and improvement, unprofessional

    Advice to Management

    Internal management is important for a company to develop.


  9. "Paint Artist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Digital Domain full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I loved the culture and the people I worked with.

    Cons

    The company moved most of their film work to Vancouver.


  10. Helpful (1)

    ""dead man walking""

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Digital Domain full-time

    Pros

    interesting work. great colleagues. intellectually and artistically challenging.

    Cons

    the holding company management is terrible, one is the ultimate micormanager down to the individual purchase approval and the rest are MIA


  11. Helpful (4)

    "Ineffective at creating a healthy environment, avoids conflict resolution"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Playa Vista, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Playa Vista, CA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Digital Domain full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Some Artists and Departments foster a real team environment and friendships
    -Friday Snacks
    -Sometimes has amazing projects

    Cons

    HR and Artist Managers seem unwilling to do some of the less glorious parts of their job which ultimately negatively effects the artists and company culture. This fosters a very 'every man for himself' type attitude and distrust.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your promises. Take care of your staff


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