Blizzard Entertainment - Best years of my career happened here and more are still to come | Glassdoor.ca
  1. Helpful (3)

    "Best years of my career happened here and more are still to come"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Genuinely amazing workplace. I know there are a lot of folks out in social media and reddit who believe Blizzard is "losing its soul" but it can't be further from the truth. Yes, there were some major decisions that happened earlier in the year and quite a few personal friends and colleagues were affected. It hurt, and it still kind of does but that doesn't mean Blizzard isn't still doing what we set out to do. ...

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    Cons

    - Strong focus on games teams means they get almost all the resources they ask for. Some people feel shafted but it doesn't really hinder most other teams as much as it's made out to be. - Management transition - it's never an easy task and most of us are still waiting it out to see how the new team will lead us into the future. I'm optimistic and willing to wait patiently to see what happens. Feels weird but so...

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    Advice to Management

    Maintain what makes Blizzard unique to the rest of the technology and gaming landscape. So far, you've done a great job and I personally still believe in what you're doing. Just don't let us and your community down.

    Blizzard Entertainment2019-06-03
  1. "QA Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blizzard Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    Very good work environment and work life balance.

    Cons

    Compensation is lower than average.

    Blizzard Entertainment2019-03-07
  2. "So far so good"

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    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Best hands on experience with what I am working on -Meaningful work, feel like I am contributing to the company as a whole -Semi-laid back at times but always trying to improve processes -Great culture, awesome people -You can bring your pets in! -Able to entertain yourself while working (YouTube, twitch, gaming)

    Cons

    -Company is very big, could lead to feeling like a small piece in a big puzzle -Low salaries compared to other companies with same titles -Subsidized lunches still kind of pricey -Company moves slowly, sometimes not at all in terms of production

    Blizzard Entertainment2019-07-15

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