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WildBrain Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2020

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3.5
78%
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WildBrain Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors Eric Ellenbogen
Eric Ellenbogen
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  • "It feels as though upper management thinks it can get more out of you the longer you stay but it's the complete opposite(in 7 reviews)

  • "Low pay, no respect for employees, no fun employee activities from the company(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Good start"

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    Former Employee - Layout Artist in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible work schedule. Friendly co-workers. Good coffee.

    Cons

    There are caps on your career development due to short contracts.

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    WildBrain2019-05-26
  2. "good"

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    Current Employee - 3D Animator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at WildBrain full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    stable employer,not worry too much about search other job soon

    Cons

    too stable to change,less variety

    WildBrain2020-01-14
  3. "Optimistic about new CEO"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work-life balance. Reasonable, friendly people. Opportunity to contribute ideas.

    Cons

    Lack of communication on strategy and overall goals.

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    WildBrain2020-01-06
  4. "Audit and Assurance Professionals"

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    Current Employee - Assurance and Risk Analyst in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Work life balance, Friendly company culture

    Cons

    Small company mentality, lack of long term vision

    WildBrain2020-01-02
  5. "Well organized production"

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    Former Employee - Storyboard Artist 

    I worked at WildBrain full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, organized production, and reasonable schedule.

    Cons

    Communication within the different departments is not that good because company is a bit too big.

    WildBrain2019-12-12
  6. "Good Place to Start"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at WildBrain full-time

    Pros

    - a good place to start in the animation industry - decent health benefits plan - convenient location - spacious + clean facilities, great office space - friendly people to work with - half day summer hours

    Cons

    - low salaries and pay raises - 9-6pm work day instead of 9-5 at different studios

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    WildBrain2019-11-06
  7. "3d designer"

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    Current Employee - 3D Designer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at WildBrain full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good team and cozy working environment.

    Cons

    need looking for new opportunity in the end of contract

    WildBrain2019-10-09
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great Spot to Be"

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    Current Employee - 2D Animator in Van Winkle, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at WildBrain full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great team. corporate professional environment. great location in the city

    Cons

    its so big the it can feel a little over whelming. the hiring crew takes ALONG time to process applications

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    WildBrain2019-09-30
  9. "Good work environment"

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    Current Employee - Harmony Builder in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big, stable and professional. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Hard to reach HR in terms of career path and job positions available in the short term.

    WildBrain2019-09-28
  10. "Meh"

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    Current Employee - Animator 

    I have been working at WildBrain full-time

    Pros

    Great for starting out animation.

    Cons

    It's quantity over quality.

    WildBrain2019-08-30
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