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Hardwork, rewarding. Where else would compare?

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Accounts Director in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Accounts Director in London, England (UK)

I have been working at AKQA

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Best clients, driven people.
Smartest people I've worked with.
Great creative product.
Some of the brightest techhies I've worked with.
Pretty autonomous on the whole

Cons

Can be tough for those who aren't prepared to buy into the work ethic.
Focus on product is everything - there's not much of a soft-side to the business

Advice to Management

Hold on to what matters: great creative product.

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  1. Hard work, long hours, lack of praise and/or benefits.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at AKQA

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Work on great high profile creative projects
    - Good clients
    - Name on CV is worth it's weight in gold

    Cons

    - Long hours
    - Lack of benefits for effort put in
    - Poor pay compared to other agencies
    - Limited time off
    - Lack of praise for hard work

    Advice to Management

    Nice style, no substance.


  2. Helpful (4)

    it takes more than beer to keep top talent

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Art Director
    Former Employee - Art Director

    I worked at AKQA

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    well-known in the industry, fun place to work day to day,

    Cons

    no work / life balance, Project Managers and Account People overstep their boundaries by over promising to clients and trying to dictate creative

    Advice to Management

    take better care of the talent and make sure administrative and support positions understand what their jobs are


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