Snowed In Studios Overview

  • www.snowedin.ca
  • Ottawa, Canada
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 2011
  • Company - Public
  • Video Game
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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Since being founded in 2009 by a group of video game industry veterans right here in Ottawa, Snowed In Studios has grown to a full video game and interactive media development studio with over two centuries of combined game development experience. We work on projects across a ...

Snowed In Studios Reviews

5.0
95%
Recommend to a Friend
100%
Approve of CEO
Jean-Sylvain Sormany
Jean-Sylvain Sormany
14 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Great people, actual work-life balance"

Aug 17, 2021 - Producer in Ottawa, ON
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

-Really great people, they put a lot of effort into hiring and it shows -The most sane and stable games job I've ever had -Possibility of working on a variety of projects, from AAA development to

Cons

-Nature of work-for-hire means that in some cases, there is less room for decision making with clients

Advice to Management

Keep working to maintain the great culture as the studio grows.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Snowed In Studios

4.9
(8 reviews)

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Snowed In Studios Interviews

Experience
Negative67%
Neutral33%
Getting an Interview
Applied online67%
Recruiter33%
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  1. Generalist Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Snowed In Studios (Ottawa, ON) in Aug 2021

    Interview

    The interview process was smooth overall. A get-to-know interview followed by a technical round against 2 senior engineers based on C# and C++. The interview started with drilling my resume, and questions about my current project along with a few behavioural questions. Following this, a deep discussion on Stack vs Heap, value type vs reference type, and getting to know your thinking process and how you respond to hypothetical questions and situations, The interviewers were friendly, and were impressed with my answers (atleast I felt so). I felt like the interview couldn't go any better, but, it turned out to be a rejection without specifying the exact issues, so that I could work on them.
    Interview

    - Memory based question. - Stack vs Heap memory. - Basic C++ syntax.

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Company Updates

August 26, 2021
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We are pleased to announce that we have been named one of the top 10 Best Places to Work in Ottawa! The best part is that these awards are given out based on employee feedback!
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June 22, 2021
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Today a couple of Snowmies did a presentation for the Ottawa Carleton Virtual Secondary School! They talked to a grade 10 careers class about working in game dev! #snowedin #kwsfamily #gamedev #videogames #gaming #ottawa #ottcity
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...life balance, and taking time off to recharge whenever you feel the need to do so....

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