AKQA

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Old Men's Club Vibe in Agency Seeking to Innovate

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

I worked at AKQA full-time (more than an year)

Pros

-Dogs Allowed in office
-Super smart, driven employees w/ agency experience
-Great SF location
-Good Reputation in Industry
-Good for creatives

Cons

-Does not look out for junior level employees
-Favoritism shown towards tenured, mostly male, employees
-Corporate Vibe - Definitely not your "fun, creative" atmosphere found at most agencies in the area

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Remember your junior level employees, re-install the creative, small agency feel that no longer exists, stop hiring boring people.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Award-winning creative in a young, driven environment

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    Former Employee - SEM & SEO in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - SEM & SEO in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at AKQA as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    there are always new projects in the pipeline
    management provides flexibility and growth
    co-workers are smart, self-motivated, and fun
    great location (SF HQ office)

    Cons

    I worked in Search, which is in LL2, the basement--no windows!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work, but lots of pressure

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    Former Employee - Senior Web Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Web Developer in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at AKQA full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work.
    Fast paced.
    Good place to learn.

    Cons

    High pressure.
    Demanding clients.
    Account teams don't know how to handle clients.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Client management is the key to retaining employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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