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    "Once great company now follows the worst trends in the industry"

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    Former Employee - Digital Artist in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Industrial Light & Magic full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The people and the films you get to work on.

    Cons

    Pipeline for some departments in started anew with every projects as the software changes and there is no rush to make it work properly. Ultimately the artists bear the brunt of making everything work by working 10-12 hour days for months on end. Management could use some people skills.

    Advice to Management

    Congratulations, you made it. Cross your fingers because now you are at the mercy of Disney.

    Industrial Light & Magic2014-08-09
  1. "Great workplace"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Industrial Light & Magic

    Pros

    Amazing talented team, great projects.

    Cons

    I cannot think of any cons

    Advice to Management

    I dont have any advice for the management.

    Industrial Light & Magic2015-05-01
  2. "I actually quite like this place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Industrial Light & Magic full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I've been around the block and I like ILM a lot because it is much more well-oiled in process. You have to learn a bit quick the processes, but this place has been good to me and building up my career. Senior leadership trained me well, and now I feel more than prepared to do anything and capable as an artist. Benefits are really nice and they pay for OT. All the medical, 401K is good, when you first receive vacation...

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    Cons

    I'm a bit concerned with the studios in Vancouver, London, and Singapore. I don't think they get the same standard of training as San Francisco. Sometimes jobs are so bad, they always come back to San Francisco. Training and leadership (maybe incentive for SF members to move to other places?) I think is definitely needed. I got hired at the cusp of Disney buying Lucasfilm. I know this place was ran a little differently...

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    Advice to Management

    Training is not equal across the board.

    Industrial Light & Magic2019-06-17

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