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DNEG Reviews

Updated Sep 22, 2019

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Found 172 reviews

3.8
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DNEG CEO Namit Malhotra
Namit Malhotra
16 Ratings
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  • "heavy pipeline which would need a proper redesign(in 22 reviews)

  • "When you start at DNEG no matter how experienced you are it can be hard to be recognised and given any sort of challenging work(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DNEG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Environment is good, people are nice

    Cons

    Cant find any Nothing as such

    DNEG2019-04-21
  2. "Enjoyable place to work"

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    Current Employee - 3D Artist in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends

    I have been working at DNEG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Decent pipeline and good tools. Personable management.

    Cons

    Nothing that stands out to me compared to other studios I've worked

    DNEG2019-08-22
  3. "Double Negative a fun place to work"

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    Former Employee - Character Technical Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DNEG full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Interesting work to do. Pretty easy going

    Cons

    Months without work, snarky leadership

    DNEG2019-07-26
  4. "Management is a joke"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at DNEG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The office is near the old port

    Cons

    Upper management is a nightmare

    DNEG2019-07-23
  5. "great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Animation Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DNEG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great working environment, great people, you are treated with respect. Highly recommend.

    Cons

    Need bigger projects and shows. Its a new studio, should improve with time.

    DNEG2019-06-15
  6. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Senior Executive 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DNEG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good qualified employees and the infrastructure is good

    Cons

    Work pressure, over time

    DNEG2019-04-11
  7. Helpful (2)

    "Had fun but couldn't live with the expenses and rain found in Vancouver."

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    Former Employee - Creature Technical Director in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DNEG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good projects, talented people, lots of work.

    Cons

    Pipeline sucks, takes twice the time to do half the work.

    Advice to Management

    Allow people to review their supervisors BEFORE they decide to leave the company.

    DNEG2019-03-21
  8. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at DNEG full-time

    Pros

    Very professional and great career growth opportunities

    Cons

    Sometimes you are forces to work weekends

    DNEG2019-03-22
  9. "Excellent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at DNEG full-time

    Pros

    People, Projects, Atmosphere, Facilities, Coffee

    Cons

    I dont see any cons to working here.

    DNEG2019-01-15
  10. Helpful (4)

    "Dissatisfied"

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    Generalist in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DNEG for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Interesting projects, generally great artists to work with.

    Cons

    Management. They seem to reveal in breaking people down. Poor artist management. Below average wages.

    Advice to Management

    Why so cold? Put people first, after all, we are the ones that do the work!

    DNEG2019-01-06
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