The Mill Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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3.3
65%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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The Mill  Co-Founder & CEO Robin Shenfield (no image)
Robin Shenfield
51 Ratings
Pros
  • "I have worked in The Mill commercial(in 16 reviews)

  • "Great place to work, great people and great facilities(in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "The pay and long hours for artists(in 27 reviews)

  • "Quick turn around for projects, long hours, low pay(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Top place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - 2D Technical Director in London, England
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Mill full-time

    Pros

    Great place to learn and work

    Cons

    At times feels too big .

  2. "Stay for the people and the work."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The standard of work. The good nature of the people

    Cons

    Mainly operational and the ownership


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Offline Editor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Mill full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Amazing thriving company, with some truly brilliant people that is constantly pushing the envelope when it comes to vfx.

    Cons

    Can't really think of too many cons.

  4. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Runner 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, great people and great facilities

    Cons

    The Salary could be higher

  5. "Oscar winning VFX facility"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Department Head in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Mill full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great bunch of people, some superb industry talent, exciting brands and projects

    Cons

    An increased degree of corporatism

  6. "Exceptional creative powerhouse"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - EA to Chief Executive Officer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Mill full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    If you want to work in a creative environment where the work and the Talent matters then look no further - a brilliant company to work for - great career progression and benefits too.

    Cons

    The hours can be long, esp if a deadline is tight - and nothing but quality work leaves the building so do expect tight QC pressures.

  7. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Resource Manager 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is an ubelievable amount of talent

    Cons

    Salaries are not that competitive

  8. "environment of contrasts"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - 3D Generalist 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    amazing people and challenging jobs

    Cons

    long hours and low salary

  9. "One of the best"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Motion Graphics Designer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Mill full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great environment and strong creative drive, learning a lot and pushing the envelope, lots of opportunities.

    Cons

    Big companie, lots of social challenges, sometimes less creative jobs

  10. "Runner"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Runner 

    I worked at The Mill full-time

    Pros

    Great people and building is good

    Cons

    Long hours, not great management

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