Pixar Animation Studios Reviews

Updated Jun 9, 2021

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Pixar Animation Studios President  Jim Morris
Jim Morris
18 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and a beautiful campus(in 21 reviews)

  • "Collaborative work environment, Highly skilled co-workers, Work on inspiring content, Great benefits(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "The pay is also shockingly low for the Bay Area and for a successful studio(in 16 reviews)

  • "Long hours, low pay, and stressful at times(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Experience

      Jun 9, 2021 - Pups in Emeryville, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing environment and great place to learn about the industry

      Cons

      Wonderful experience and have nothing bad to say about it

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      People first

      May 14, 2021 - Animator in Emeryville, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      strong live work balance. Excellent facilities.

      Cons

      less pay than comperable studios

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Awesome

      May 12, 2021 - Full-time Student in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Innovative and Inspiring place to see

      Cons

      Uncertain future ahead butt we’ll see

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      an unusually generous employer

      May 22, 2021 - Presentation Specialist in Emeryville, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great community, fantastic working environment, unbeatable product

      Cons

      pay can be lower than other industry members

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Best place to work in the Bay Area!

      Apr 5, 2021 - Security Officer in Emeryville, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly Environment, Great Leadership, Perks, Food, Friendly

      Cons

      No Cons, No Cons, No Cons, No Cons, No Cons

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      makes some of the best animation in the business

      Apr 15, 2021 - Department Production Manager in Emeryville, CA
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      Pros

      makes best animated movies in the business

      Cons

      few movies meant limited opportunities for promotion

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      A great place to grow up.

      Jan 2, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Immediate name recognition as a leader in the field. Work with amazing artists in a stimulating and rewarding environment. Get to feel like you're working in Hollywood without actually working in Hollywood.

      Cons

      It's not a small company... I was there since it was under 100 people big, so it's hard to know what it's like for someone just starting out and trying to have an impact. Low salaries compared to other tech jobs.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Atmosphere work place

      Feb 18, 2021 - Line Cook in Emeryville, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very good place to work, good benefits

      Cons

      Atmosphere in the Kitchen is sometimes unfriendly

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      dream job but has its faults

      Apr 12, 2021 - Background Artist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great equipment amazing for career Prospects

      Cons

      work life balance very competitive nepotism

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing

      Feb 25, 2021 - 3D Animator in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing environment and an amazing team

      Cons

      No downsides at all for Pixar

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