Compare PlayStation vs ArenaNet BETA

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PlayStation

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ArenaNet

Employee Ratings

  • PlayStation scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
  • ArenaNet scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 721 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 99 reviews)
ArenaNet employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.6
ArenaNet employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
ArenaNet employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.4
ArenaNet employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
4.1
ArenaNet employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
PlayStation Ceo Jim Ryan
46%
46%Jim Ryan
CEO Approval
ArenaNet Ceo Mike O'Brien
71%
71%Mike O'Brien
ArenaNet employees rated their CEO Approval 25% higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
PlayStation employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than ArenaNet employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
48%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer7 Salaries
£34,822/yr
Senior Producer6 Salaries
£55,848/yr
Senior Manager5 Salaries
£75,235/yr
There are no salaries matching this company.

What Employees Say

  • PlayStation had 34 more reviews than ArenaNet that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • PlayStation had 42 more reviews than ArenaNet that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at PlayStation.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at ArenaNet.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 65 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 54 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 31 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 27 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 24 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 17 reviews)
"Guild wars 2"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Graphic Designer

I worked at PlayStation full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Career progression, creative nurturing environment, creative surroundings, excellent package, wonderful product, great people to work with, very professional and also very relaxed and informal.

Cons

The recent global transformation process merging teams in the US with Europe. The company isn't what it used to be.

Former Employee - Environment Artist

I worked at ArenaNet full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Company provides great medical benefits and a great work life balance.

Cons

A challenging time for many as the company is growing and is finding a new solid direction.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work.

Job Postings

PlayStation has 287 more recently posted open jobs than ArenaNet.