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Good if you can get work produced, terrible if you don't.

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Creative  in  San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Creative in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at AKQA full-time for more than a year

Pros

Client roster
Atmosphere
Proximity to mass transit
Reputation
25 cent vending machine & free milk

Cons

Work/Life balance
Long stretches where you don't produce work.
Tons of pointless meetings
Account management has too much authority over creative
Very political

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Innovative Company with fun perks

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AKQA full-time

    Pros

    Great people, beautiful office environment and cutting edge projects.

    Cons

    High turnover, weak managment hierarchy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    sr software engineer

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AKQA

    Pros

    range of client work & technology.
    many brand work successes, awards, exposure and visibility.

    Cons

    the fickled nature of client work can lead to thrashing.
    the layers of management on projects is usually excessive.
    employee turnover.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus on nurture and care for your best employees. find a way to keep the talent that keeps walking out the door.

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