Marketing Architects

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Marketing Architects Reviews

Updated September 8, 2014
Updated September 8, 2014
6 Reviews
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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    This place is frustrating and ridiculous

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Marketing Architects full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Well, there WAS free lunch and cookies...until they took that away.

    Cons

    Nothing ever gets done. People won't make decisions even when the evidence is staring them in the face.

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    Management caused a lot of issues among their teams

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

    I worked at Marketing Architects full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits. Pretty good about going after a vision

    Cons

    No flexibility and employee morale was extremely low. Very top down company. Office politics was always a problem. No team building opportunities, ever. And never got a formal review or exit interview. They're business model isn't very easy to understand or follow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Support your staff. Whether you knew it or not, employees weren't always happy and often feared for losing their job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 3 people found this helpful  

    Different even surreal at times.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Visual Designer in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Visual Designer in Minneapolis, MN

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

    Pros

    The people are fantastic. The fact that the company prides itself on being at the cutting edge of technology is admirable.

    Cons

    Overly controlling and distrusting. Too many rungs on the decision making ladder even after "flattening management".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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  5. 3 people found this helpful  

    Too many directions, not enough attention to the issues that really matter.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Marketing Architects

    Pros

    There is such a exhaustive interview process and so many candidates interviewed that you ended up working with great people-- Those career connections will last a lifetime because of a shared experience. Appearances do have an impact, but focusing only appearances can by both a blessing and a curse.

    Cons

    MA's EMT is held hostage by a micro-managing owner/CEO, and is therefore unwilling or unable to leverage organic (bottom-up) thought leadership or growth. The current environment at MA stifles professional growth, suffocates any semblance of culture and destroys any hope of truly having innovation be the driving force of your company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow your employees to think for themselves, instead of complying with the EMT's spastic ideas and reactions based on their own insufficiencies. Get out of the weeds.

    Segment your target audiences, not your resources.

    Growth does not come from hiring more people to take on internal (sometimes downright meaningless) projects. Focus on your core compentencies and explore where you need to be stronger. .

    Get known for being a thought leader in a few key areas of your industry. Stop trying to be everything to everyone.

    Doesn't Recommend
  6. 4 people found this helpful  

    Great pay and benefits but uniquely strange environment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Marketing Architects

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay including bonus. Free lunch, beverages and snacks. Modern, high-tech environment. Overall, co-workers were great and highly competent.

    Cons

    Management is very distrusting of employees. Things were very strict and everyone was watched like a hawk. You are expected to devote yourself beyond a reasonable amount to the company. Nights, weekends... sacrifice your personal life and family for the good of the company on a regular basis. For those that love this, the environment is very cult-like. It was a very odd culture at times.

    Doesn't Recommend
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    It was ok, I liked my co-workers

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

    I worked at Marketing Architects full-time

    Pros

    I liked the people I worked with. At the time, the company provided free lunch which was a great perk.

    Cons

    They expected you to work an extended work schedule. It was hard to achieve work/life/balance, which is why I left.

    Doesn't Recommend

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