Compare Industrial Light & Magic vs Method Studios BETA

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Industrial Light & Magic

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Method Studios

Employee Ratings

  • Industrial Light & Magic scored higher in 4 areas: Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Method Studios scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 125 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 104 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.6
Career Opportunities
3.2
Method Studios employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Method Studios employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.5
Work-life balance
2.9
Method Studios employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Method Studios employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Industrial Light & Magic Ceo Lynwen Brennan
65%
65%Lynwen Brennan
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their CEO Approval 53% higher than Method Studios employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Method Studios Ceo Ed Ulbrich
12%
12%Ed Ulbrich
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
46%
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
26%
Industrial Light & Magic employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Method Studios employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
9%

Salaries

Industrial Light & Magic has 35 more total submitted salaries than Method Studios.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Compositor2 Salaries
£88,067/yr
Lighting Technical Director2 Salaries
£57,797/yr
VFX Production Coordinator2 Salaries
£28,433/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Pipeline Technical Director1 Salaries
£24,907/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great projects" was the most mentioned Pro at Industrial Light & Magic.
  • "Nice people" was the most mentioned Pro at Method Studios.
  • Method Studios had 3 more reviews than Industrial Light & Magic that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great projects"(in 14 reviews)
"Great people"(in 9 reviews)
Pros
"Nice people"(in 15 reviews)
"Good people"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
"San francisco"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 11 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 11 reviews)
Featured Review
"WOW!"4 Jan 2020

Current Intern - Graduate Roto & Paint Artist

I have been working at Industrial Light & Magic for less than a year

Pros

Just Pros! Everyone is friendly, you get actual shots to work on and you will learn a lot.

Cons

There are no Cons, if you can start here at ILM than you are in good hands

"Not great."28 Mar 2019

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Method Studios full-time

Pros

Some really great talented people to work with.

Cons

Long hours, unpaid overtime. Not much of a team spirit.

Job Postings

Industrial Light & Magic has 272 more recently posted open jobs than Method Studios.