Compare Digital Domain vs Mainframe Studios BETA

See how working at Digital Domain vs. Mainframe Studios compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Digital Domain vs. Mainframe Studios. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Digital Domain

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Mainframe Studios

Employee Ratings

  • Digital Domain scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Mainframe Studios scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 115 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 54 reviews)
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Digital Domain employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
4.5
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.4 higher than Digital Domain employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Digital Domain employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Mainframe Studios employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
4.0
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Digital Domain employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.5
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Digital Domain employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
4.3
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Culture & Values 1.4 higher than Digital Domain employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Digital Domain Ceo Daniel Seah
43%
43%Daniel Seah
CEO Approval
Mainframe Studios Ceo Michael Hirsh
81%
81%Michael Hirsh
Mainframe Studios employees rated their CEO Approval 38% higher than Digital Domain employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
% Recommend to a friend
93%
Mainframe Studios employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 39% higher than Digital Domain employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
41%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 33% higher than Digital Domain employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Mainframe Studios salaries averaged CA$58,327 higher than Digital Domain.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Animator4 Salaries
CA$46/hr
Production Coordinator4 Salaries
CA$27/hr
Pipeline Technical Director5 Salaries
CA$51/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Animator8 Salaries
CA$61,749/yr
Production Coordinator6 Salaries
CA$48,622/yr
Technical Director1 Salaries
CA$64,735/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good people" was the most mentioned Pro at Digital Domain.
  • "Beer fridays" was the most mentioned Pro at Mainframe Studios.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Digital Domain.
  • "Unpaid overtime" was the most mentioned Con at Mainframe Studios.
Pros
Pros
"Good people"(in 6 reviews)
"Great people"(in 6 reviews)
Pros
"Beer fridays"(in 7 reviews)
"Great place"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 5 reviews)
"Bankruptcy"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
"Unpaid overtime"(in 5 reviews)
"Animation"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review
"very good"Jul 25, 2021

Current Employee - Matte Painter

I have been working at Digital Domain full-time

Pros

great artists , people environment tasks

Cons

i don t have any cons

"Great culture"Jul 7, 2021

Current Employee - Nuke Compositor

I have been working at Mainframe Studios part-time

Pros

awesome work/life balance, great culture

Cons

most people are paid badly, projects are boring, productions are not run smoothly/efficiently

Advice to Management

Studio almost always gets in its own way/overpromises what it can deliver. artists and projects suffer; no one seems to care.

Job Postings

Mainframe Studios has 37 more recently posted open jobs than Digital Domain.