We deliver substance—not stunts.
POP combines strategy, creativity, and technology to craft insight-driven campaigns, content, and experiences that create value for our clients and their customers.
In 1996, we began building a place for doers and thinkers to be inspired by their passion for creating digital experiences. As a digitally centered creative agency, we've grown to 200+ employees committed to delivering award-winning solutions that fuel growth for ambitious brands.
Today, from our offices in Seattle and San Jose, Costa Rica, we help clients like Target, Microsoft, Nike, HTC, and Starbucks discover new opportunities to enhance and expand their businesses. We do this by thoughtfully crafting innovative interactive experiences for the web, mobile devices, and emerging digital platforms.
We build enduring partnerships with leading brands by creating work that makes an impact and delivers results.
At the core of POP’s culture is our values—the behaviors we aspire to embody every day.
You are curious.
You are honest.
You are helpful.
You are inspiring.
You are mindful.
You have grit.
POP offers the following benefits to employees:
Health Care Coverage paid 100% for employees
FSA Plan (healthcare and dependent care)
Maternity & Paternity Leave Benefit
401k Savings Plan
Bus passes provided - Seattle
Paid parking – San Jose, Costa Rica
Free beverages, coffee, snacks
Buddy Program – as a new hire you’re paired with a POPster from a different group to be your buddy while you transition into the agency. This person is there to take you to coffee and lunch, talk shop or not, and help you navigate the waters. Buddies are helpful. Who doesn’t want a buddy?
A POP Star is a way to appreciate someone’s work, behavior or actions. It’s an email to recognize and reward a POPster for something they have done. POP Stars are based on our values and reflect the behavior we seek to embody at the agency.
An annual tradition, POPSquatch is a day to celebrate and recognize each and every POPsters. It’s a day filled with food, fun, games, prizes, noisy hollering, legend-maker POP Stars, and much more. The day always concludes with a blowout happy hour and the crowning of a POP Star Legend.
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A great group of folks who always want to do great work. The passion is contagious and the challenges are diverse. There aren't many places POP's size where you can conceive an idea, design it and ship it with the same group of people. This is not a shop that bangs out the same website over and over again for different clients. Leadership is fortunately always looking for the next challenge. Work/life balance is great if you want it to be.
It can be hard to hone a craft when every engagement is so varied. There's a fine line between "exciting new challenge" and "fire drill." Working on several projects at once can kill focus.
Advice to Management
Share the vision with employees and inspire them to buy into and extend it; don't feel like you have to come out of the gate with a fully-baked agenda every time.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied online. The process took a week – interviewed at POP (Seattle, WA).
1) Phone screen with recruiting. General skill and background questions 2) Phone screen and Q&A with potential peer in same position. I was interested in a "day in the life of" experience and daily tasks. 3) Another phone screen. Follow up with recruiting discuss job mechanics and benefits. 4) In person interview 1- Leads and execs. 4) in person interview 2- team members and client partners
- They were very thoughtful and came armed with a prepared list of questions. The process was very organized and professional. Bonus points for everyone being on time. The folks at POP give a lot of thought as to who they hire and it shows. Favorite question: Describe a time i took a chance (professionally) and if I had regrets. Answer Question
The negotiation phase was easy for me. I had previously discussed what my needs would be if I was offered the job and they had a clear understanding of what that meant. When an offered was submitted, it was fair and comprehensive.
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