DigitasLBi

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DigitasLBi Reviews

Updated November 29, 2014
Updated November 29, 2014
101 Reviews
3.6
101 Reviews
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26 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • You can have a pretty normal work/life balance here (in 6 reviews)

  • There were some big platform redesigns for interesting clients, some great people to work with (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • I was put on an account that was notorious for being rigorous and having a terrible work/life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • Some long hours and senior management is out of touch (in 5 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great culture

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DigitasLBi

    Pros

    Great people and excellent opportunities

    Cons

    None. Amazing place to work

  2.  

    Great Company. Awesome culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DigitasLBi

    Pros

    Enjoy the atmosphere and culture

    Cons

    Work-life balance could be better

  3.  

    Pretty good experience as an intern

    Former Employee - Creative Intern in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Creative Intern in Chicago, IL

    I worked at DigitasLBi as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    They have a lot of great mentors
    Encouraged ideas
    I got a lot for my book
    They have an awesome kitchen filled with goodies
    It was a really fun environment to work at

    Cons

    Backstabbing and some people need to get their egos checked.

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  5.  

    Positive experience with Digitas

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Account Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at DigitasLBi full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Well run, especially for an agency. Very smart, nice and enthusiastic people. I've been at other agencies and this was the best in terms of welcoming you and actually making you feel like you were joining a team.

    Cons

    Very big so you can feel a little more 'like a number' vs some other places. But worth it to be at well run place.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Work Hard, Play Hard

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst, Strategy & Analysis
    Current Employee - Analyst, Strategy & Analysis

    I have been working at DigitasLBi full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    People are incredibly friendly, supportive, and great co-workers. Lots of fun events, and a great culture. Not only the type of people that you want to work with, but also the type of people that you want to be friends with. In addition, clients are all nationally recognized and present challenging yet fun opportunities.

    Cons

    At times it feels like the hours you end up putting in for work do not match the salary that you think you should be getting.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great company!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DigitasLBi

    Pros

    Good people, creative freedom, innovation.

    Cons

    Difficult to get to, not much control over work-life balance.

  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at DigitasLBi full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - interesting and wide range of clients
    - good culture
    - a lot of holidays off and generous vacation
    - on the cutting edge of all things digital

    Cons

    - pay below market value
    - need a good manager to help you get promoted
    - can get stuck on an account for a long time
    - long term health insurance is a gap in benefits
    - a little company politics with NA CEO; very focused on self and to get ahead he will do it at the expense of other people's careers

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Creative Dept

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President Creative Director
    Current Employee - Vice President Creative Director

    I have been working at DigitasLBi full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, nice offices, lots of amenities. There are some great people there who want to do great work and there are a lot of people who are posers and just care about themselves.

    Cons

    Lots of the work is template, the same stuff over and over. Lots of politics and crap that gets in the way of the work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take some more risks and pitch more creative work.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at DigitasLBi full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Open and encouraging management
    Great benefits package and time off
    Learning opportunities within the company
    People are very easy to work with (generality)

    Cons

    Personal Growth
    Hard to move up the ladder
    Not easy to explore new departments
    Compensation is definitely focused on management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on retaining talent

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good-hearted company. Great boot camp for recent grads

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Creative in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Creative in New York, NY

    I worked at DigitasLBi full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Support, training and educational opportunities for employees
    - Integrity of management
    - Fortune 500 clients, nationally recognized campaigns
    - meritocracy

    Cons

    - Could get lost within the giant marketing machine
    - Digitas' days of explosive growth and innovation are behind them
    - Known more for media and analytics than for creative
    - big big big company, now merged with LBi -- hence lack of unique vision -- becoming a commodity agency

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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