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3 people found this helpful  

Needs focus in direction. Pick a side, already.

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

I have been working at AKQA

Pros

Location, Location, Location
Office space - cool building, sweet studio space
Smart peers (some)

Cons

Clueless, terribly confused management
Clueless, terribly confused management
Clueless, terribly confused management

Advice to ManagementAdvice

If there was ever a dysfunctional, bizzaro management team, this is it. And not in a cool, creative way.
Just because you have a monkey on speed, doesn't mean that the monkey is smart. And it certainly doesnt mean said monkey is a good manager. Your chairman just wrote a brilliant book, read it.

Doesn't Recommend
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Low Pay. Overworked

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

    I worked at AKQA

    Pros

    Egos and politics are at a minimum.

    Cons

    They seem to only care about their image in terms of the level of "innovation" in the work.

    You're expected at the office by 9:30 AM regardless of the fact that you left at 3:00 AM the night before. If you stand up for yourself by valuing work life balance you're looked at as "not being a team player."

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Realize that there is more to life than winning awards.

    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    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

    Pros

    Fun work environment, cool office, great peers.

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your employees better.

    Approves of CEO
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