Compare Industrial Light & Magic vs Mainframe Studios BETA

See how working at Industrial Light & Magic 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 Industrial Light & Magic vs. Mainframe Studios. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Industrial Light & Magic

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Mainframe Studios

Employee Ratings

  • Industrial Light & Magic 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 147 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 52 reviews)
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
4.4
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.0 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Mainframe Studios employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.9
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
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 Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Industrial Light & Magic Ceo Lynwen Brennan
90%
90%Lynwen Brennan
CEO Approval
Mainframe Studios Ceo Michael Hirsh
94%
94%Michael Hirsh
Mainframe Studios employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Mainframe Studios employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 24% higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
59%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Mainframe Studios has 70 more total submitted salaries than Industrial Light & Magic.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Compositor4 Salaries
CA$56/hr
FX Technical Director13 Salaries
CA$116,096/yr
Production Coordinator4 Salaries
CA$25/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 projects" was the most mentioned Pro at Industrial Light & Magic.
  • "Beer fridays" was the most mentioned Pro at Mainframe Studios.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Industrial Light & Magic.
  • "Unpaid overtime" was the most mentioned Con at Mainframe Studios.
Pros
Pros
"Great projects"(in 14 reviews)
"Great people"(in 9 reviews)
Pros
"Beer fridays"(in 7 reviews)
"Great place"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
"San francisco"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
"Unpaid overtime"(in 5 reviews)
"Animation"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Senior Manager Talent Management

I have been working at Industrial Light & Magic

Pros

Inspirational Leaders who care about people

Cons

A lot of short projects/short contracts, however often these role into other ones and allow for extensions.

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

Industrial Light & Magic has 131 more recently posted open jobs than Mainframe Studios.