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DNEG Reviews

Updated 26 Feb 2020

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3.9
79%
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85%
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DNEG Chief Executive Officer Namit Malhotra
Namit Malhotra
30 Ratings
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  • "When you start at DNEG no matter how experienced you are it can be hard to be recognised and given any sort of challenging work(in 16 reviews)

  • "Long hours, sometimes unnecessary(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great environment"

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    Current Employee - Artist 

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

    Pros

    Very good and fun work environment

    Cons

    Very fast paced environment, keep you on your toes!

    DNEG2020-01-14
  2. "Dneg"

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    Current Employee - Compositor 

    I have been working at DNEG full-time

    Pros

    Nice environment with lots of great people

    Cons

    At times long hours but as expected.

    DNEG2020-01-27
  3. "Really good company"

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    Current Employee - Creature Technical Director in London, England

    I have been working at DNEG full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly environment and room for improvement You get to work on good projects

    Cons

    OT not paid London is quite expensive

    DNEG2020-01-13
  4. "Good company, long hours"

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    Former Employee - Production Coordinator in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at DNEG full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Great people - Coffee is awesome, barista's are lovely - Pay is good - Company is very reputable

    Cons

    - Long hours, sometimes unnecessary - Hard to progress within the company - Can often be unsociable

    DNEG2019-11-26
  5. "Not everyone's cup of tea in the Industry"

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    Former Employee - Production Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at DNEG full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Big employer brand. Location is great. In-house cafe is amazing.

    Cons

    Bad experience. Limited training for production people.

    DNEG2019-12-09
  6. "Lovely company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Senior Animator in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at DNEG full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great environment to work in. The team was amazing.

    Cons

    Lack of appealing character/creature work.

    DNEG2019-09-22
  7. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Team Assistant in London, England

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

    Pros

    So many pros, you have to work there to know

    Cons

    No cons, they are very accommodating

    DNEG2019-07-25
  8. "Wonderful people guided by extremely poor management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wonderful teams and employees Award winning work

    Cons

    Terrible communication within the company Lack of vision Short contracts, limited benefits Poor decision making

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    DNEG2019-08-06
  9. Helpful (1)

    "On a downward spiral"

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    Former Employee - Animator in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DNEG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Comfortable place to work if you have no artistic ambition any more and just want a secure paycheck

    Cons

    Terrible uninspiring shows, bad pipeline, non-existent rnd, cost cutting taken to ridiculous levels. Some departments are badly underpaid.

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    DNEG2019-08-05
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great working environment. Friendly atmosphere."

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    Current Employee - Senior Lighting Artist in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at DNEG full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great people. Great working environment.

    Cons

    Pipeline could be improved. Job security proving to be less loyal than previously.

    DNEG2019-06-27

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