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Pinterest Reviews

Updated 17 December 2018
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Pros
  • "Work/life balance is whatever you want it to be" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Facility is very nice, clean, with lots of stuff stocked for snacks, free food, etc" (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "The company is growing now and isn't as small as it was during my internship" (in 12 reviews)

  • "There are always growing pains but nothing out of the ordinary" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Machine learning engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Learning Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Machine Learning Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pinterest full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Perks
    Free food
    Impact of work
    Friendly people
    Good manager

    Cons

    Food can be improved despite free
    No other issues

    Advice to Management

    We need to move faster


  2. "good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I really wanna work at this environment to increase my skillset

    Cons

    not able to work overseas

  3. "Product Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Analyst
    Current Employee - Product Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pinterest full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good culture, Smart people and nice perks

    Cons

    Pains of growing fast
    no 401K matching


  4. "The Best Place I've Worked"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pinterest full-time

    Pros

    - Founders are incredibly inspiring
    - Employees are actually kind, thoughtful humans with integrity
    - A mission that's worth getting behind
    - Challenging work
    - Great perks
    - Good culture

    Cons

    - Sometimes too frequent shifts in product strategy


  5. "Creativity and Ownership at Pinterest"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pinterest full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - The product and the culture go hand in hand; Pinterest inspires creativity and exploration, both inside and outside of the office.
    - Authenticity and lack of ego amongst employees
    - Fast paced, but Pinterest encourages you to cultivate ownership over your work.

    Cons

    Like any startup, there are growing pains, which is to be expected.


  6. "Salesforce Developer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pinterest full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and clear leadership.

    Cons

    Food is okay with its own good and not so good days


  7. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pinterest full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very collaborative, creative and inspiring work environment

    Cons

    Fast pace work environment

    Advice to Management

    continue to share our mission and values and we grow

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Challenging work environment, but great work-life balance"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer New Grad
    Current Employee - Software Engineer New Grad
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pinterest full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Fast-paced and challenging work environment
    - Great work-life balance
    - strong compensation
    - Tight-knit community
    - accessible management
    - food

    Cons

    - infrastructure is behind some comparable companies


  9. "Great Work Life Balance"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pinterest full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Genuinely nice people
    Strong collaborative culture
    Good perks

    Cons

    Difficult to move fast if you want to

    Advice to Management

    Take more risks


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Partnerships"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pinterest full-time

    Pros

    Great office and the benefits are solid

    Cons

    Becoming political and getting a promotion is difficult