AKQA
2.9 of 5 175 reviews
www.akqa.com San Francisco, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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So far so good...

Campaign Manager (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

Pros-Very smart colleagues
-Decent amount of company perks (401k, health, office amenities)
-Quarterly outings
-Summer holidays
-Most national holidays off
-Flexible time off (depends on team and client)
-Younger demographic (assuming you want that)

Cons-If you're not upper management. Your starting salary is not going to be the greatest.
-Not all managers are good at managing people/teams.
-Younger crowd can be cliquey.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Technology isn't valued

    Web Developer (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at AKQA full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Good benefits. Somewhat flexible work schedule. Large company, so you get access to a large pool… Cons: AKQA thinks the only assets at the company are art directors, copywriters, and graphic designers. The technology departments (front end and back end) are treated… Advice to Senior Management: You can't afford to treat your developers like cogs, especially if you're not willing to pay market salary. This should have been made evident to… – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great place to work in advertising

    Senior Account Executive (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

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


    Pros: Blue chip clients, great people Cons: Hours can be long and demanding Advice to Senior Management: Focus on investing in employees career growth, less production work Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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