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3.7
65% Recommend to a Friend
85% Approve of CEO

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3.7
65%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
Approve of CEO
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Pros
  • "Good work life balance with hours worked(in 50 reviews)

  • "Good work environment and great place to learn(in 52 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Politics, pay to cost of living ratio (excluding senior members)(in 41 reviews)

  • "the downside is there's is little work life balance(in 26 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year
      Featured Review

      Work-life Balance

      Oct. 15, 2022 - Localization Project Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Blizzard gives you work-life balance, usually you don't need to work overtime except for crunch time.

      Cons

      Slow pace, takes long time to catch up with industry trend.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Job

      Oct. 11, 2022 - Associate Recruiter in London, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Awesome managers Cool environment They know what they need to work on as a company and are taking appropriate steps Internally very transparent Reasonable expectations on employees Team Game Time Sees each hire as an investment

      Cons

      Clunky ATS (Applicant Tracking System).

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great environment and great peope

      Jun. 6, 2022 - Associate Software Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice benifits and good job

      Cons

      Big.company and low one on one interaction

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Lots to learn

      May 6, 2022 - Junior Software Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Learnig opportunity Proactive team Easy to build portpolio

      Cons

      Can be very stressful for people who doesnt like intensive environment

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      gm

      Oct. 19, 2020 - Game Master (GM) 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      fun environment. easy work, good people

      Cons

      low salary. five words done

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      QA Analyst

      Mar. 7, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Very good work environment and work life balance.

      Cons

      Compensation is lower than average.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Fair benefit but lack of opportunity

      Nov. 4, 2022 - Customer Service Champion 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fair benefit Interesting job content Good colleagues

      Cons

      Lack of opportunity Focus too much on political correctness

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Easy job but without any growth

      Nov. 18, 2022 - Customer Support in Cork
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay for the amount of work that has to be done

      Cons

      Absolutely no opportunities for growth and irrelevant elsewhere experience

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great experience but don't get stuck there

      Nov. 2, 2022 - IT Project Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great sense of accomplishment depending on the area you work in.

      Cons

      Blizzard is a relatively small cog in the Activision/King machine.

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    11. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Team Culture is great

      Oct. 19, 2022 - Ui\Ux Designer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Everyone I've interacted with are super passionate and empathetic people - Always learning new skills or insights from everyone - New PTO policy gives equal vacation time regardless of time employed - Benefits are great: reimbursements for phone/internet, tuition assistance, hardware and software, parental leave, bereavement leave, 1.5 week vacation at the end of the year, quarterly game budget (for non blizzard games) - Fun events like internal hackathons, social events remotely (painting party, summits, cooking demo) - Playtest Fridays let's you try out new features your coworkers have been working on - Cool stuff you get to work on - Can wear as many or as little hats you want (be a generalist or stay specialized)

      Cons

      - Turnover has been pretty bad, some disciplines are bleeding

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    Blizzard Entertainment has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 1,323 reviews left anonymously by employees. 65% of employees would recommend working at Blizzard Entertainment to a friend and 51% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 5% over the last 12 months.

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