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Helpful (1)

Great - while it lasted

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glendale, CA (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glendale, CA (US)

I worked at Disney Interactive Studios full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

The people you work with. This isn't "just" a job, everyone here wants to be here. Great benefits and perks. Salaries are decent. The facilities (depending on your location) are top notch.

Cons

Annual layoffs. Like clockwork, at the end of January there will be layoffs. If you survive it, don't breathe easy - there will be another round of layoffs in March or April.

Advice to Management

Care more about your people. Pick a game plan and stick with it.

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  1. Good work environment, misdirected business decisions by upper management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glendale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glendale, CA (US)

    I worked at Disney Interactive Studios full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Challenging fun work environment. Ease of internal communication. Team oriented environment.

    Cons

    Tendency of lay offs. Decisions of product/company direction.

  2. Helpful (2)

    Not the most magical experience, but still an experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kelowna, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kelowna, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Disney Interactive Studios full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - get to be part of a massive brand and create fun and creative things for kids
    - perks were good (free passes to disneyland, discounts with various vendors like Apple etc)

    Cons

    - a lot of unnecessary politics and power plays
    - can be very cliquey, and this affects professional judgement

    Advice to Management

    Stop playing the corporate ladder game and focus on creating amazing experiences for your audience. Listen to the people you've hired as experts in their fields, you did hire them for a reason after all.

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