DNEG FAQ

Have questions about working at DNEG? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at DNEG.

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48 English questions out of 48

1 July 2020

Does DNEG offer massages?

Pros

Great location in London. The office is really nice, with a ground floor coffee shop and kitchens on each floor. There is free breakfast items and free pizza & beer on the last friday of every month. They also do a new employee breakfast once a month.

Cons

Salary wasn't high enough for London. Offices can be quite small

There is free breakfast items and free pizza & beer on the last friday of every month.

1 July 2020

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1 September 2020

Does DNEG offer dental insurance?

Pros

* Benefits are not too bad, there's dental, optical etc * There are different projects for artist to access to, eg Film or TV, but mostly the latter

Cons

* Need to butter up to supervisors so as to get a promotion (I know an anim lead gets his role that way) * Low pay * If you are caught in a big project, expect no work life balance (prod would expect you to come back during weekends and OT all days)

Advice to Management

HR does not seems too knowledgeable - Asked about something and they presented me with a Google result. Promote the right people

Benefits are not too bad, there's dental, optical etc

1 September 2020

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12 July 2019

Does DNEG have a pension plan?

Pros

Its a great place to earn your stripes in the industry. Learn different skills and build up your network. Chilled Work Environment Supportive team members Dress Down (No suits required) No blame game, always look for ways to resolve the issue

Cons

Can't work from home No real benefits (other than pension) Development & Progress is still maturing in the business

No real benefits (other than pension)

12 July 2019

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17 March 2021

Does DNEG offer a wellness program?

Pros

Health benefits after 3 months Great resources and workshops for mental health, burnout, leadership growth Production contract extensions average 6 months or more Committed to supporting career advancement and personal growth Management is understanding, flexible, and supportive in finding a job title that best suits personality and work style

Cons

More overtime than initially outlined, but that's typical of the industry Premature career advancement in leadership roles, not enough experience Each site has very different pipeline/operations, which makes it difficult when working on a cross-site show

Advice to Management

Continue to enhance training documents and workshops, and work with the employees to find their weaknesses and strongsuits, then crew accordingly

Great resources and workshops for mental health, burnout, leadership growth

17 March 2021

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20 April 2021

Does DNEG offer malpractice insurance?

Pros

-Friendly -Perk -Extended Insurance -OT meal -Nice office

Cons

Difficult to move around department. no actual bonus referral

Extended Insurance

20 April 2021

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