I worked at DDB New York full-time (More than 10 years)
DDB is known for hiring nice people, and for the most part that is very true. At least true of the people who have been at the Agency for 5+ years. The culture has in fact improved over the years which was nice to see as an employee who had been in New York for many years.
The "niceness" is starting to take a back seat with the new, younger hires. Also, their are too many internal processes to get anything done in my opinion.
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at DDB New York.
I reached out directly to a DDB recruiter to inquire about any new job opportunities within the company. From there, I was put in touch with a team who was looking for a new AE and interviewed in person three times. The process was a positive one overall, as the team was great at keeping in touch and being transparent through the entire process.
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