Konami Reviews

Updated Aug 28, 2020

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Konami Chairman, President, and CEO Kagemasa Kozuki
Kagemasa Kozuki
7 Ratings
  1. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Good Company Overall

    Aug 28, 2020 - Senior Software Engineer in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommend
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    Pros

    There was good pay and benefits, good work environment

    Cons

    The work environment was very quiet and not a lot of collaboration

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  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Management Needs to Get on the Same Page

    Feb 25, 2020 - Customer Service Representative in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work life balance, benefits and PTO

    Cons

    Disagreements between department heads

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  3. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Poor work enviroment

    Jul 17, 2017 - Anonymous Employee in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good health and 401k and life insurance.

    Cons

    High stress, lack of team structure, HR is new and do not know their employees, confusion throughout management, employees stressed out, stab in the back culture.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    A place to get experience.

    Nov 23, 2016 - Programmer in Shanghai, Shanghai, Shanghai
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    Pros

    Have opportunities to work on big projects.

    Cons

    Management and code are not so well organized.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Konami's art designer

    Oct 24, 2016 -  in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Interesting job for a person who works on this work, if you do something like that this offer match perfectly for you.

    Cons

    The job extension is only restricted to the area of Gambling & Casinos.

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  6. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Good & Bad (mostly bad)

    Oct 19, 2016 - Game Designer in Las Vegas, NV
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    Pros

    Decent pay, great 401k match and some other benefits. A lot of good people.

    Cons

    A lot of micro-managers and some favoritism and cliques. Originally was run a bit more like a small business but became much more corporate and rigid.

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  7. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Terrible Work Environment

    Apr 1, 2015 - Sales and Marketing in El Segundo, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Holidays and Vacation Time Insurance Benefits 401K

    Cons

    If you are not Japanese, you don't stand a chance of making it at this company. They truly discriminate against the "dumb" American. Management constantly speaks in Japanese during meetings, so the Americans never understand what is being said. Very unprofessional. Constantly being watched, worse than a big brother. They have serious trust issues. Makes it very hard to get your job done. A lot of people have been laid off, including myself, in the past 3 years, however pay increases are rare. The workload continues to double without, if not triple, without additional pay. If you travel, you are expected to pay out of pocket, then request reimbursement. Takes 2-3 weeks for reimbursement. Lengthy approvals processes. Huge turnover No direction from management whatsoever

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    A standard Japanese game development company.

    Mar 10, 2015 - Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai, Shanghai
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Pay on time. Bonus for overtime work.

    Cons

    Values working ages more than abilities of people. Hard to get a good idea get used.

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Fun people burdened by incomprehensible directives from overseas

    Mar 14, 2014 -  
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The people are friendly and creative DDR Machine and recently released titles to play in the lobby Work with people and groups across the US and overseas Great office location

    Cons

    Orders from the HQ in Japan come down and cannot be argued with, regardless of how much sense they make Upper management and execs in the US are often given little reign to react to their market Relies heavily on contractor labor with no benefits even for long term positions, but still ostracizes them

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  10. 5.0
    Former Contractor, less than 1 year

    Great starting job as a software tester

    Nov 30, 2013 - QA Tester in El Segundo, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere that familiarizes you with the software development process while keeping a working environment that eases someone fresh out of college into the working world.

    Cons

    Chances of retaining extended employment as a QA Tester are not guaranteed. Check with your supervisor how long your contract will last so that you can have another job lined up if it does not look like they will extend your contract.

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