Technical Project Manager (Former Employee) – San Francisco, CA – 17 May 2018
IGN is is a fun place to work, however, don't let the name alone think that this is all about fun. The people here are very serious about what they do and they strive hard to accomplish this. Though this is a gaming review company with all kinds of games at our disposal, we know how to focus get the job done, right.
As a project manager, I was nicknamed "the Enforcer", because this was my job. I believe that I did my job very well, respecting the rights of others, but also giving them the motivation to complete a task or project.
I really enjoyed working for this company.
Work environment, the employees, the energy from the people, learning new products, being challenged, flexible work hours
Lack of transparency from Mgmt to staff, career path and direction
Manager of Production, Video (Current Employee) – San Francisco, CA – 1 August 2014
IGN is a fasted paced, cutting edge media outlet with a do or die attitude. It's extremely challenging and incredibly rewarding to help grow a company filled with some of the most talent and hard working people in the industry today.
Solid opportunities with upper management strugles
Sales Manager (Former Employee) – San Francisco, CA – 23 April 2013
While at IGN, you can get amazing opportunities to show your worth and work on some amazing ad products, content, and events projects. The company culture is what you would expect it to be with great networking opportunities and discussions about the industry; however, the upper management goes through changes once a year. During my time there, I witness so many changes where the overall vision of the company was always in question. Depending on your role, this would affect your day-to-day routine.
As a freelancer, I was given the opportunity to do something that I truly enjoy on a project-to-project basis. My direct superiors were always incredibly helpful and made me feel like an integral part of the team even though I was working from the East Coast and they were on the West Coast.