Mainframe Studios Reviews

Updated Oct 21, 2021

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4.3
94%
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Michael Hirsh
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Pros
  • "Beer Fridays were great, and the location is pretty good too(in 7 reviews)

  • "Great place to start your career in VFX, animation or Film& Television(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Unpaid Overtime (though they don't do overtime usually but compensate it with dinner)(in 5 reviews)

  • "The animation and lighting department seem to have the highest turnaround but in recent years it's gotten better(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great culture

      Jul 7, 2021 - Nuke Compositor in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      awesome work/life balance, great culture

      Cons

      most people are paid badly, projects are boring, productions are not run smoothly/efficiently

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great workplace!

      Oct 21, 2021 - Animation Production Coordinator in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment. Benefits. WFH. Work life balance is great - rarely work over 40 hours which is not common in this industry.

      Cons

      Salary is average to slightly below average for the same title/experience in other studios.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Awesome place

      Sep 7, 2021 - Junior 3D Animator in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Comes with benefits -Reasonable work-life balance -Friendly co-workers

      Cons

      -Sometimes there are some technical issues down the pipeline that take a while for IT department to fix

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Jun 17, 2021 - Layout Artist in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everyone is friendly and workplace is very comfortable

      Cons

      No cons actually. Just keep doing what you need to improve

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Amazing Culture and Everyone is so Friendly!

      May 14, 2021 - Junior Talent Acquisition Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Awesome Culture - Fun Projects - Work/Life Balance

      Cons

      There are no cons I can think of!

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      good for beginer

      May 18, 2021 - Surfacing Artist in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      No too many overtime work

      Cons

      low payment compare other place

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      The company is a great place to work.

      Apr 26, 2021 - Render Wrangler in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Environment is awesome and people are friendly.

      Cons

      People can get a little unorganized

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work with amazing people

      Apr 24, 2021 - Lighter Compositor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work life balance Opportunities for everyone Great people Everyone very helpful and they really value the artists

      Cons

      Probably the most lackluster health plan and overall benefits from all the Vancouver animation studios

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Very Good Work Environment

      May 7, 2021 - Production Coordinator in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work-Life Balance, Good team, respected environment

      Cons

      Nothing Major, No health insurance added

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Pros and cons

      Apr 7, 2021 - Storyboard Artist in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company culture Wonderful people to work with Stability

      Cons

      Not such a high salary

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