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AKQA CEO Ajaz Ahmed
Ajaz Ahmed
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    Former Employee - Creative Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Creative Developer in San Francisco, CA
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    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    If your on tech Chris Marsh the head of Technology really cares. The job can very rewarding in the work, and play. I would suggest AKQA to anyone.

    Cons

    Stressful ups and downs. Sometimes you gotta work late. Sometimes you dont have any work at all. Very little mentorship. and Pay can be lower than expected

    Advice to Management

    More mentorship to make up for the lack of payment. More payment for the lack of mentorship


AKQA Interviews

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    Senior Strategist Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at AKQA.

    Interview

    Standard interview process. Meet with HR person to talk about agency culture and skill sets. Followed by a meeting with a member of the strategy team. In this meeting we discuss projects and approaches and take them through sample projects. The last meeting is with the head of strategy. Show more work, talk about role within group and personal ambitions strategically evolve the team.

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AKQA Awards & Accolades

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Ad Agency A-List Standout , Advertising Age, 2015
Queen's Award for Enterprise in Innovation , British Monarchy, 2014
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Additional Info

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Website www.akqa.com
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Acquired By WPP Group
Founded 1994
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

At AKQA we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients. AKQA is currently home to more than 1,700 employees in 14 offices around ... More

Mission: The future inspires us. We work to inspire.

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