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    huge profits flowing in from the robust online gaming community. enthusiastic teams that enjoyed both developing as well as playing the games with the community.


    there is an insider's club of the original founders and development team that receive funding and support for their projects even past the viability of the game.

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    consider spending more on organizational development and team building between the development teams and the headquarter support functions

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Sony Online Entertainment Interviews

Updated 1 Oct 2014
Updated 1 Oct 2014

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    Web Artist II Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Sony Online Entertainment.

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    Met with HR and then met with a web design manager

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    • not really a difficult interview, but I did have a portfolio to offer, so that was probably the most important selling point.   Answer Question
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Headquarters San Diego, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1996
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue ₹1 to ₹5 billion (INR) per year

SOE you want to find a fun, massively multiplayer online game (MMOG), do you? Well, Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) thinks it has you covered. Its signature EverQuest series, one of the most popular in the niche, has a base of hundreds of thousands of monthly subscribers teaming up virtually to play in the game's imaginary world. A subsidiary of Sony Corporation, SOE also produces titles such as PlanetSide, Free Realms, DC Universe Online, and Star Wars Galaxies, a multiplayer online game it developed with LucasArts. SOE develops games to be played on computers, wireless... More

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