Imagination Technologies
3.5 of 5 42 reviews
www.imgtec.com Kings Langley, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Apr 14, 2014

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Imagination Technologies CEO and Director Hossein Yassaie

Hossein Yassaie

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79% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Very positive, enjoyed working their a lot and everyone was very friendly.

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Watford, East of England, England (UK)

I worked at Imagination Technologies as an intern for less than a year

ProsFriendly and supported atmosphere, social events and as treat Wednesdays, and the food at the canteen was surprisingly good as well.

ConsThe pay is fairly poor for their competitors and they do expect you to work hard, but that is reasonable.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Pleasant Experience, but lacking substance

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England (UK)

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than a year

ProsExcellent team work environment (at least in my office)
Company with strong leading presence in the market
Opportunity to work with current and next generation graphics

ConsPay increase not properly explained, shares scheme takes too long and not currently paying out, job opportunity seemed exciting but turned out into boring projects most of the time.

Advice to Senior ManagementClarify pay increase

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Software Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at Imagination Technologies as a contractor

Pros- new IT processors
- friendly environment
- Location is good, easily accessed by public transportation.

Cons- hard to get Management position
- they are not transparent while hiring Process

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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good working place, can be better

Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England (UK)

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than 3 years

ProsIt is a freindly environment. geat people to work with. Location is good, easily accessed by public transportation.

Consnot very clear career path. The hierarchy in the company seems frozen. Maybe have to stay in the pose for quite few year.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Pune (India)

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for less than a year

ProsCompany is good, But they are not transparent while hiring Process. They Dont Tell Renumeration Package till the End.

ConsIts 85% a software company nd 15% a Hardware Company.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou should tell your salary policy clearly.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good company to work in

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Wrocław (Poland)

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than a year

ProsFlat structure, collegial atmosphere, free cakes every Wednesday

ConsNot the highest salaries in the region

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

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Overall Good

Hardware Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Pune (India)

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than a year

ProsGood salary standard..work is also good

ConsLess opportunity to grow in management ladder..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Flexible environment with interesting work for those who seek it

Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England (UK)

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than a year

ProsThe open environment amongst engineers together with the breadth of activity provides a technically exciting atmosphere. Technical discussions are easy and information can be sought from other parts of the company with no barrier. Any active interest is never discouraged.
There are many able and skilled engineers.
The new building is excellent, furnished to a high standard. The canteen provides good quality food with a lot of variety.

ConsThe open culture between engineers is adapting to change due to expansion. The company has expanded rapidly and some of the infrastructure is still adapting. The expansion makes career paths somewhat unclear however it does provide opportunity.

Advice to Senior ManagementAs the company expands, be sure not to lose sight of the many great engineers working for you.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good company to settle

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time

Pros* Good salary
* Good culture
* Almost Free food
* Good benefits once you complete 3 years

Cons* Higher managements has scope of improvement
* Not so aggressive company
* Pushes you into comfort zone
* Certain teams are invisible when it comes to appraisal and other benefits

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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

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Great Company but needs to evolve to keep up

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Pune (India)

I worked at Imagination Technologies full-time

ProsIt was a very nice experience working with quite a lot of smart people. The Work/Life balance is great. Flexible timings. The company is growing and has a bright future. If you are lucky or if you prove yourself, you can get to work on cutting-edge technologies. You get to interact/collaborate with some very smart and knowledgeable people working in the UK.

ConsLack of good programming/development/Testing practices(or rather enforcement).
Over reliance on engineers working in the UK. Some amount of bureaucracy.
Some managers are not that motivated themselves and fail to motivate engineers in the team to keep going.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe interviewing procedures need to evolve.
It is wrong to assume that only people from reputed colleges are good engineers.
Get rid of the bureaucracy that does exists to some extent. Few very good engineers have left in the past because of that.
Train, learn, try and match the standard of engineers working in the UK in order to reduce the reliance on them.

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

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