Naughty Dog Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2022

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4.3
72%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
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Naughty Dog Co-President Evan Wells
Evan Wells
41 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work, great people, great times(in 8 reviews)

  • "Naughty Dog has an amazing track record of hugely successful titles(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Communication is sometimes lacking across studio(in 8 reviews)

  • "The long hours are expected, but the minimum-wage pay sucks(in 7 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great interview process!

      Jul 1, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work with smart and hard working people:)

      Cons

      Hard decisions has to be made to meet ddl. Spend additional time on small stuff, make your ocd worse lol.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great!

      May 24, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very good company to work for

      Cons

      It was a little disorganized at times

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Awesome work environment

      May 5, 2022 - Game Programmer in Altoona, IA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Flexible schedules - Good treatment/ethics

      Cons

      - Stressful at some certain times

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Nod

      Feb 6, 2022 - Game Developer in Altoona, IA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good for working a well polished

      Cons

      No cons can telled against

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    5. 1.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Backwards

      Feb 5, 2022 - Service Manager in Des Moines, IA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working hours from home

      Cons

      So many, behind the times, no management support, scapegoating, back stabbing, rude managers , no control over staff, covering up mistakes.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      dOG

      Jan 27, 2022 - Veterinary Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      really nice and good dog

      Cons

      had to touch filthy dogs

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      good

      Jan 21, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good companny to work in

      Cons

      i dont have any complains

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Nice place

      Jan 14, 2022 - Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice Place to work at

      Cons

      Work life balance is bad

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good

      Dec 2, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great place to work. Would recommend.

      Cons

      no cons at the moment

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Wonderful place to work, depending on team

      Nov 8, 2021 - Senior Localization Manager in Santa Monica, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everyone is incredibly talented, passionate, and humble. This varies from department/teams, but in general everyone is incredible hungry and wants to make the best products possible.

      Cons

      Some teams are prone to crunch/tougher work schedules.

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    Naughty Dog has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 111 reviews left anonymously by employees. 72% of employees would recommend working at Naughty Dog to a friend and 73% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Naughty Dog employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Naughty Dog. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

    72% of Naughty Dog employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Naughty Dog 4.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 4.5 for career opportunities.

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