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3 people found this helpful  

A good place to start a career but not for the most creative talent

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

Prosthe nature of the work is interesting and varied
The clients are great
The people are pleasant

ConsSome key players do not seem to truly have experience with nor an understanding of interactive resulting in over promising and creating unnecessary bewilderment, confusion, stress and churn for everyone.

Expect to work weekends, late nights frequently

Advice to Senior ManagementSeriously consider a culling of the Account Team or restructuring then to serve as Business Development and hire Project Managers that are skilled to take over some of the Account duties.
FInding new talent is expensive - keep and cultivate the talent you have

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    7 people found this helpful  

    OK place to work

    Project Manager (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at AKQA


    Pros: The creative work that comes in from various clients are amazing. We win awards over &… Cons: We are disposable. We work completely CRAZY hours and it is impossible to have a work/life balance outside of work. (no wonder there are a… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to your Project Managers (not your account people!!) and nurture your creative… More
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    3 people found this helpful  

    One of the best

    Media Planner (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I worked at AKQA


    Pros: Top notch talent, fun people, industry recognition, laid back culture Cons: Media is not appreciated or understood at AKQA. Creative rules… Advice to Senior Management: Give recognition to all departments, not just creative. It takes more… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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