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fun and productive
Sr. DevOps / Cloud Engineer (Current Employee) –  Santa Monica, CAMay 16, 2016
Basically i am devops engineer.my nature of job is implementing ci/cd in throughout the development pipeline.our team working together to develop java j2e based applications
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Fun place to work because of the people.
Senior Production Operations Specialist (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXFebruary 19, 2016
Excellent lower tiered management but the higher it goes the more of a disconnect everyone has. No one talks to each other to work together. As a result, production suffers.
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Fantastic opportunity
Freelance Writer (Former Employee) –  Home BasedJanuary 26, 2016
Demand Media enabled me to work when and where I wanted. I was a freelance writer and even though I worked primarily from home, I was able to keep in touch with other writers via the Demand Media message boards.
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Great Culture, smart employees, poor management
Desktop Support Specialist (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXSeptember 16, 2015
The company went through a lot of change in the last year, starting with a major change in business focus and new leadership. Working in IT left much to be desired with the management's lack of organization, focus and long term vision. Favoritism was rampant and a lack of simple due diligence in the most basic of processes made the team work a bit challenging.

The people who work at Demand Media, however, are fantastic, dedicated and talented. The culture was fun, social and easy going.
Pros
Free lunches. great benefits and excellent culture
Cons
Over worked and poor planning with major projects.
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too many starts and stops
marketing (Former Employee) –  Santa Monica, CADecember 12, 2015
abandon new ideas and projects too quickly
political jockeying rampant
constant layoffs
HR and recruiting constantly making errors
teams all pitted against each other - silos
Pros
friday lunches
Cons
layoffs, revenue down, traffic down
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Awesome place to work
Software Engineering Intern (Current Employee) –  Santa Monica, CANovember 14, 2015
Very passionate and smart people working here. Lots to learn. The company has a very good, easy going culture. I thoroughly enjoyed Im time here.
Pros
Unlimited Snacks, drinks, lot of events
Cons
Low Pay
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Producer/Writer's Paradise
WRITER/PRODUCER (Former Employee) –  Chicago, ILMay 12, 2015
Being given a list of producing or writing assignments to chose from was greats because it allowed you to plan ahead with current or future projects. The hardest part of the job would have to be over coming writer's block.Overcoming that obstacle and pulling through as a team to get the job done was always, by far the best reward.
Pros
Freely Choosing Your Next Assignment
Cons
Difficulty in Creating Something that has't Already Been Done.
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Fun, Productive, Lively work place
AP Coordinator Specialist (Former Employee) –  Santa Monica, CAJune 16, 2015
Demand Media is a awesome place to work, not only are the people cool but so is the CEO, there is a sense of community within the work place. Demand also has a cool group called "Team Culture" which is charge of planning monthly fun events and activities.
Pros
Free Lunch
Cons
N/A
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Work at home job with fun topics and strict guidelines
Freelance Writer (Former Employee) –  Bowling Green, OHMay 19, 2013
This job was particularly flexible, in that you could choose your own work schedule and write as many or as few articles as you could handle. There was also a nice selection of interesting topics to write about, and almost anyone could find something that interested them enough to write a two page article about the subject.
Pros
Flexible schedule, decent pay
Cons
No direct supervisor; work was evaluated by a group of editors
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Productive Place
Software Engineer Intern (Current Employee) –  Los Angeles, CASeptember 17, 2015
Positive Culture to work in ! Young and innovative minds working together ! Flexible working hours and good balanced life !
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Productive, upbeat and fun place to work.
Facilities Assistant/Operations (Current Employee) –  Austin, TXAugust 8, 2014
A typical work day is busy with a varied amount of tasks. Must be people oriented and able to switch gears at any given time. The environment is cool & hip and the people are an amazing group of people to work with - including management.
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Fun and productive environment.
typeF.com, eHow.com - Social Marketing Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Santa Monica, CAJuly 18, 2012
Culture at Demand Media is very laid back, comfortable and allows you to flourish and show management really how creative you can be. Must be a self-starter and really voice your opinions and ideas. It's always welcomed.
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Great people to work with.
Office Assistant (Current Employee) –  Santa Monica, CAJune 11, 2012
I love the people I work with and they are keeps me coming back. People here are funny, not too serious and know how to have a good time.
Pros
free lunches
Cons
no job advancement
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Nice place, lame company
Business Development Associate (Former Employee) –  Santa MonicaApril 29, 2014
Was a fine place to work, open office plan, free lunch fridays. Company is a bit unfocused and chaotic.
Pros
free lunches
Cons
unclear mission
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Excellent Work Experience
Senior Data Analyst/Database Administrator (Current Employee) –  Santa Monica, CAMay 20, 2013
Worked with Netezza and set up Hadoop Infrastructure for getting several Terabytes worth of data a day.
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Great company
Senior Director, Ad Operations (Current Employee) –  New York, New YorkJanuary 27, 2014
Company allowed a lot of learning opportunities and flexibility with work life balance. Overall it has been a great place to work.
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Excellent to company to work for.
Functional Lead Consultant (Former Employee) –  Los angelesSeptember 2, 2014
Excellent to company to work for.Very good team with respect to individual personal life and work life.
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Demand Studios (Current Employee) –  New YorkAugust 27, 2014
I always like the work. It was quite hard at first but I grew to be a pro. The management is great.
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Demand Media
NOC Analyst (Former Employee) –  Kirkland, WASeptember 3, 2013
Great company and environment. People and professionalism
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Tinha o mínimo necessário
Revisor de títulos Freelancer (Former Employee) –  Estados UnidosJanuary 28, 2015
Não havia muito espaço de crescimento na empresa, mas ela sempre jogou limpo comigo.
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3.9
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