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BrightWave Overview

Atlanta, GA
51 to 200 employees
2003
Company - Private
Advertising & Marketing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Shaw + Scott, Merkle, Trendline Interactive
BrightWave is the leading email & eCRM agency. With over 15 years of experience managing the best email programs in the country, BrightWave elevates eCRM and cross-channel programs through industry-leading innovation, relationship orchestration & ... Read more

Mission: We fuse creativity, data and technology to create & enable innovative email & cross-channel programs for growing and leading brands.

BrightWave Reviews

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    "A front row seat to explosive growth with great coworkers."

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Atlanta, GA
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    I worked at BrightWave full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Passionate, smart people. With every new round of hires, the quality of people increases exponentially. They all bring new ideas and a diverse set of experiences that make the work better. They are clear leaders in their industry as noted by several third-party media sources and by the collection of well-known, long-term clients. It’s been amazing to watch the company evolve and receive so much industry recognition. I’m proud to have been a part of it all.

    Cons

    As with any rapidly growing business, it’s not a fit for those with overly conservative/cautious mindsets. Those with drive and the ability to play well with others will thrive. Those more accustomed to territorial politics from the corporate world will have a hard time making friends.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the focus on innovation. Keep up the fun culture.

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BrightWave Interviews

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    Visual Designer Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at BrightWave in May 2018.

    Interview

    Throughout the phone screen it seemed like the internal recruiter was trying to minimize my experience. He asked multiple times how I got in the field, but I have a Masters in an adjacent field, so I felt I answered it adequately the first time. All of this manipulation seemed ultimately to decrease my salary expectation ($50,000/annually), because near the end of the call he implied that my salary request may not be attainable. This seemed strange for a position requiring extensive design and computer programming experience, so I removed myself from the selections process.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the importance or role of email marketing?   Answer Question
    • How would you handle the demands of switching between multiple clients?   Answer Question
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BrightWave Awards & Accolades

  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc. 5000, 2015
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc. 5000, 2014
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