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Helpful (4)

Innovative company that underpays its employees and knows it.

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Former Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA

I worked at AKQA

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

Fun work environment, cool office, great peers.

Cons

Low pay, little respect - idea that you're just a line item.

Advice to Management

Pay your employees better.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Great people, some poor management

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    Current Employee - Associate Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Associate Project Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at AKQA

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people; they only hire the best meaning both competent and social.
    Interesting clients.
    Encouraged to be innovative and think outside the box.

    Cons

    AKQA have a tendency to accept more work than they can staff, making it hard on those already in the office.
    Management is not consistent, leading to some confusion and holes in process.

    Advice to Management

    Stop pitching new business until you're able to staff up what you've got. There are existing clients willing to give us plenty of new business without the pitch if we could only do it for them. Why not grow our existing relationships?

  2. Helpful (4)

    great place

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at AKQA

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great people
    good culture
    top clients
    cute dogs

    Cons

    very poor compensation
    unorganized - not defining processes at the upper management level thus continuing to make the same mistakes= boring + tiring

    Advice to Management

    this is the Bay Area you can't grow your company or hire A people with such poor compensation

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