Instrument Overview

  • Portland, OR
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 2005
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Advertising & Public Relations
  • $25 to $100 million (USD)

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Instrument is a values-driven, integrated digital agency working virtually together across the US. Our work combines strategy, creative, and technology, connecting the dots between brand, product, and marketing.
Mission: We exist to enrich human lives, at scale — through design and technology.

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Anyone learned an instrument as an adult? My kids are learning to play now, and I am regretting never learning as a kid. My wife has a soprano saxophone just sitting here, I wonder if it’s worth giving it a go?



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Jan 11, 2023 - Junior Strategist in San Jose, CA
Positive Outlook
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- Super close-knit community of like-minded designers - Being a remote company provides a lot of flexibility - Opportunity to grow in your career


On the flip side, working remote has made it challenging to form stronger relationships with co-workers and missing that in-person interaction may be hard for people who enjoy socializing with people.
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Instrument Interviews

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Employee Referral27%

  1. Graphic Designer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
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    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Instrument (Portland, OR)


    Perception: Informational interview Reality: Blindsided with real interview Not the best. Wasn't prepared (obviously). It started out fine. Made a connection through Linkedin initially and was able to land in informational interview onsite at the agency. Seemed pretty casual from the start but it changed the moment we started talking. Basically just turned into formal interview questions from the start and I wasn't able to ask anything. The interviewer seemed pretty entitled and privileged.

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...Strong benefits...

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Employees rate Instrument 3.5 out of 5 stars based on 62 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 56% of employees would recommend working at Instrument to a friend. This is based on 54 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

21% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Instrument as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.7 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Instrument.

66% of employees think that Instrument has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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