Compare Imageworks vs Mainframe Studios BETA

See how working at Imageworks 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 Imageworks vs. Mainframe Studios. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Imageworks

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Mainframe Studios

Employee Ratings

  • Imageworks scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Mainframe Studios scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 174 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 52 reviews)
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Imageworks employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.4
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Imageworks employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Imageworks employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Mainframe Studios employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.9
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Imageworks employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.1
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Imageworks employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Imageworks Ceo Michelle Grady
74%
74%Michelle Grady
CEO Approval
Mainframe Studios Ceo Michael Hirsh
94%
94%Michael Hirsh
Mainframe Studios employees rated their CEO Approval 20% higher than Imageworks employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
96%
Imageworks employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Mainframe Studios employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
63%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Imageworks employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Imageworks has 63 more total submitted salaries than Mainframe Studios.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intermediate Animator13 Salaries
CA$83,835/yr
Lighting Technical Director25 Salaries
CA$118,016/yr
Production Coordinator8 Salaries
CA$23/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Junior Lighting and Compositing Artist14 Salaries
CA$62,889/yr
Creature Technical Director3 Salaries
CA$58,705/yr
Production Coordinator6 Salaries
CA$48,622/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Imageworks.
  • "Beer fridays" was the most mentioned Pro at Mainframe Studios.
  • Imageworks had 6 more reviews than Mainframe Studios that mentioned "Animation" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 17 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 11 reviews)
Pros
"Beer fridays"(in 7 reviews)
"Great place"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Vancouver"(in 26 reviews)
"Animation"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
"Unpaid overtime"(in 5 reviews)
"Animation"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Senior Lighting Technical Director

I worked at Imageworks full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great projects. Mix of live action and animation.

Cons

Can sometimes be long gaps between projects.

Current Employee - Junior Talent Acquisition Specialist

I have been working at Mainframe Studios full-time

Pros

- Awesome Culture - Fun Projects - Work/Life Balance

Cons

There are no cons I can think of!

Job Postings

Imageworks has 6 more recently posted open jobs than Mainframe Studios.