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NEXON Overview

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Tokyo (Japan)
201 to 500 employees
1994
Company - Public (3659)
Video Games
$10+ billion (CAD) per year
Competitors

Electronic Arts, Nintendo, Blizzard Entertainment

Nexon is a world leader in online and Free-to-Play games with over 5,500 employees in locations across the planet. We thrive on international creativity, boasting a diverse global portfolio that includes titles like MapleStory, Dungeon Fighter Online, FIFA Online 3, Vindictus ... Read more

Mission: We believe that online games are the greatest art form of all and we strive to bring the best online experience to our gamers across the globe.

NEXON Reviews

  • "Nexon is a really great company to work for."

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    Former Employee - Programmer in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Programmer in Vancouver, BC
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    Pros

    Great work environment.
    People are great.
    You get to meet many talented individuals.
    Profit sharing options which motivates you to increase your performance at work.
    Employees get to express their ideas freely without any fear of being ridiculed or rejected because every ideas are great even though some of them might not be suitable for the company.
    Every developer will get a chance to attend the developer conference every year which is great.
    Great health benefits.
    Management is cooperative and supportive.
    Work on a small productive team.
    The office is nice and comfortable.
    Free coffees and teas.
    Access to the gym.

    Cons

    The job compensation is well on average within the industry.
    Because the number of people is small, there are fewer chances to build your network or to meet new people.
    Sometimes during the crunch time or before delivery you will have to do some overtime work without any overtime pay.
    They do not offer any stock options because it is a private company.
    There are no retirement saving plans.
    There are no foods or snacks provided.
    There are no educational or self enhancement programs to support you in career advancement.
    The bonus and benefits given is below average within the industry.

    Advice to Management

    They are really great because they listen to what the developers have to say and more importantly they actually do believe in what they say.

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NEXON Photos

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NEXON photo of: Anywhere can be a desk really
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NEXON Interviews

Experience

Experience
55%
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
60%
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    Interview

    The first interview was with the hiring manager and COO. The second interview was with the rest of the technical team. There were 2 rounds but overall went smoothly. They were communicative throughout the entire process.

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Company Updates

  • WELCOME TO #MAPLESTORY2! THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH IS NOW LIVE! Free to play for Maplers all around the world! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQxE4 #mmorpg

    MapleStory 2 formally launches this afternoon, lowers prices; here's the launch trailer

    MapleStory 2 officially rolls out of headstart and into formal launch today, although the servers are currently down until around 1 p.m. EDT for maintenance. We are expecting a launch-day update as well as preorder rewards, though patch notes haven't been released yet; we do know it'll raise the level cap, add the Runeblade class, and introduce the new Karkar Island zone.

  • Don't miss out on a free reward. Pre-register today for #MapleStory2 - officially launching on October 10. #EarlyBirdGetsTheWorm #gaming http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQrE4

    MapleStory 2 to Launch Oct. 10, Pre-registration Rewards Abound

    After a few closed betas, MapleStory 2 is ready for a full launch next month. New and returning Maplers have an opportunity to get some rewards for pre-registering for the game. Starting today, you can head over to the MapleStory 2 website and pre-register for rewards . Anytime between now and 10:00 a.m.

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