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Updated Sep 6, 2021

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3.8
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Pros
  • "scenery in and around wellington(in 13 reviews)

  • "cutting edge tech, great shows, great people(in 11 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours can get daunting and the lack of paid time off makes it hard to take a holiday(in 23 reviews)

  • "Pressure / Wellington is boring(in 13 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee

      good

      Sep 6, 2021 - Nuke Compositor in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good team to work with, pay overtime

      Cons

      long hours, could be politics stuff

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      pretty good place

      Aug 25, 2021 - LookDev Artist in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      There are a lot of great artists and projects

      Cons

      Long hours and it is pretty stressfull

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      good most of the time

      Aug 2, 2021 - Project Coordinator in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good most of the time

      Cons

      sometimes can be very stressful

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place for learning

      Mar 2, 2021 - Assistant Technical Director in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      It has numerous things you could learn at weta. If you are interested in the visual effect industry, here is the place you could learn and meet good skilled people.

      Cons

      Sometimes the number of tasks are coming all at once you need to work overtime on it.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Best company of vfx in the world

      Feb 23, 2021 - Nuke Compositor 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Beautiful country, great Atmosphere, level of artist and infrastructure

      Cons

      It was far away from home

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great variety and responsibilities

      Jan 27, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Lots of variety, great people to work with

      Cons

      Company still needs a lot of growth, and needs to value their employees more

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Too much work, No life

      Nov 5, 2020 - Assistant Technical Director 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Got to work in multiple department

      Cons

      too much work, too much politics

      1 person found this review helpful
    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Big company

      Nov 16, 2020 - 3D Animator in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Get to work with amazing projects

      Cons

      Too much underground politics, long working hours with no Sick Leave.

      2 people found this review helpful
    9. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Very interesting work, sometimes poor management decisions

      Oct 21, 2020 - Researcher in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      State-of-the-art and innovative technology; great to work on Avatar, with James Cameron, and with the highly talented and creative staff

      Cons

      Sometimes poor management decisions, lots of politics where some people get excluded on purpose, not transparent regarding promotion and monetary compensation, good people don't get promoted while not very competent ones do, limited flexibility regarding home office during pandemic, resistant to remote working, attitude: be lucky to work for us

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      7 people found this review helpful
    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great studio and a great team with really fun and challenging projects . Fully stocked kitchens and Friday Beer O'Clock

      Mar 16, 2020 - Motion Editor in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great projects and people .

      Cons

      Tough to move up or around the company

      1 person found this review helpful
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