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AKQA great for creative centric initiateves, stay away if you're a technologist or front end developer

CRD (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

ProsOpportunity to work on exciting brands, .25 cent snacks in vending machine, monday bagels

ConsNo process on delivering complex engagements outside of microsites, very bottom heavy with inexperienced project managment

Advice to Senior ManagementStick with campaigns, social media, and other creative initiatives, otherwise leave complex projects to other digital agencies that understand what it takes to deliver

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    1 person found this helpful  

    Good company, but feels like it's in the middle of some kind of transition

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at AKQA full-time


    Pros: I like my colleagues Smart people A-list clients Management genuinely cares about the… Cons: Each department head definitely has favorite employees - some are extremely talented, some not so much, but they can do no wrong. The issue… Advice to Senior Management: Pay attention to work-life balance and burning people out Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    2 people found this helpful  

    Good luck.

    (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at AKQA full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: cool client names neat pool table lots of events high tech projects fun some… Cons: Mostly a young company with lots of events with alcohol. There's too much preference for employee versus contractor. Some contractors are longer term than employees… Advice to Senior Management: Read that Velocity book your CEO wrote and practice it. Value workers. Find ways to break up cliques, or at least be less obvious about… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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