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 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management and CEO Approval.
  • Mainframe Studios scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % 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)
3.8
(based on 154 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 55 reviews)
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
4.5
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Mainframe Studios employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.0
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.3
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Industrial Light & Magic Ceo Lynwen Brennan
93%
93%Lynwen Brennan
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Mainframe Studios employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Mainframe Studios Ceo Michael Hirsh
81%
81%Michael Hirsh
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
% Recommend to a friend
93%
Mainframe Studios employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Mainframe Studios employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Mainframe Studios has 79 more total submitted salaries than Industrial Light & Magic.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
3D Generalist2 Salaries
CA$38/hr
Production Coordinator4 Salaries
CA$25/hr
Creature Technical Director6 Salaries
CA$105,691/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Animator8 Salaries
CA$62,713/yr
Production Coordinator6 Salaries
CA$49,381/yr
Technical Director1 Salaries
CA$65,746/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
"Very good"Jun 26, 2021

Current Employee - VFX Artist

I have been working at Industrial Light & Magic full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Best office of students fo work

Cons

Very good office no cons at office

Advice to Management

Very good

Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I have been working at Mainframe Studios

Pros

Good working culture and decent work life balance

Cons

A bit disorganized at times due to the current work from home structure

Job Postings

Industrial Light & Magic has 121 more recently posted open jobs than Mainframe Studios.