Imagination Technologies
3.5 of 5 42 reviews
www.imgtec.com Kings Langley, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Apr 14, 2014

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Imagination Technologies CEO and Director Hossein Yassaie

Hossein Yassaie

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79% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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A good company to work at, but not much better than the average in the industry

Leading Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than a year

Prosrelaxed environment, with reasonably flexible hours
potentially interesting work if you are lucky enough
The social club and the canteen are a good bonus

Conslow salaries especially for people living in london
The company grew fast and has not adapted to its new size. Thus its disorganized and the management from team leaders and above is below average

Advice to Senior ManagementI am not really a manager, but the Cons say it all. so try to fix them. The amount of human time and potential wasted in the company is embarrassing

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Leading Design Engineer (Former Employee)
Kings Langley, England

I worked at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than a year

Prosnice environment and nice people

Consmicro management from senior manager

Advice to Senior Managementstop micro management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice environment, badly orginised

Graduate Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than a year

ProsImagination is a nice environmenment to work in with flexible work hours. There are good engineers and you are in the heart of technology.

ConsLow salaries, very badly organised (it is a mess) probably because they have enjoyed a sudden growth. You either are lucky and fit or not. the flexible working hours turn out to be long hours...

Advice to Senior ManagementYour engineers is the company's value. Start treating them like this.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great excepted for the salary and benefits

Graduate RTL Hardware Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than a year

ProsFriendly people, exciting company philosophy, it is really interesting to work there. The company is leader on the GPU for mobiles market, and so the projects are amazing. Not too much pressure from the hierarchy, we can feel really involved in the company achievements.

ConsSalary is really low, compared to the market rate. Benefits are quite low: share awards are really unfair as you are not even sure to get a bonus. Health insurance is just basic and could be way better.
The location is not great but not bad either, nothing to do about it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Feel like I'm working for best in UK

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than 10 years

ProsConstant change, innovation really believed in, not just paid lip service to, super people, interesting technology areas such as graphics, video, audio plus consumer brand Pure, which adds whole other aspect to company

ConsConstant change, no coasting, not that many peers to go to in UK after having been at Imagination - all look like a step down.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A very broad, challenging and interesting place to work, with a very good work ethic.

Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than 3 years

ProsSurrounded by some fantastic engineers.
Develop leading technology across multiple fields so numerous interesting projects to be part of / learn about.
Growing very rapidly so opportunities for career development as teams have to scale.
Very exciting times as the company becomes more well known and talked about.
Invests heavily in its employees so its not a company people want to leave.

ConsAs above, the company is growing very rapidly and its difficult to get the people the company needs. This affects employees but is also not necessarily something the company do a great deal about.
Office space is a little problematic at times, but this will be resolved as numerous new buildings are under construction.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe company is doing a lot of interesting things, make sure that all employees are aware of them since, like the company meeting, they inspire and motivate people a lot.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very engineering driven, working on some of the most exciting products in the world with a great culture.

Leading Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England

I have been working at Imagination Technologies full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe culture is an open one where you're encouraged to work closely with any engineer in any department in any team at any time, to get the right expertise and input into your work so you can do a great job. Nobody is off limits, including the CEO and architecture team, and we work on some of the most exciting and popular consumer electronics on the market, so the satisfaction in seeing people enjoy your work is everywhere.

ConsThere are some growing pains as the company adds staff quickly, and the existing buildings are becoming cramped.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure the engineers lower in the company know that you appreciate their hard work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Exciting, cutting edge company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England

I have been working at Imagination Technologies

ProsIt is amazing to be involved with technologies that are leading the industry and having a customer base that reads like a who's who of the best technology companies around the globe. The working environment is very positive due to people's genuine enthusiasm for the work we are doing and the fact that all are confident about the company's near and long term potential.

ConsThe learning curves can be quite steep. Many employees have been here for a very long time, so new people can find it harder to integrate and be included.

Advice to Senior ManagementFantastic dedication among senior leaders and staff, try to build better communication channels.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good for graduate

Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England

I have been working at Imagination Technologies

ProsGood for graduate to learn

Consafter several years working it is not quite interesting

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Will look good on your CV, but mainly for financial reasons, not a long term career option

Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Kings Langley, England

I have been working at Imagination Technologies

ProsAdmittedly, IMG is a name that will stand out on your CV.
Working with the most advanced hardware, the best product in our target market.
A relaxed atmosphere in most teams.

ConsSalary is quite uncompetitive.
Bureaucracy and process
Middle management can be clueless
Probably too many people working on the software

Advice to Senior ManagementSalaries should be reviewed more regularly.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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