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72andSunny Reviews

Updated November 16, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great Benefits and growth ability to work on many accounts" (in 7 reviews)

  • "A great culture and company that constantly wants to innovate" (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Struggle to find a solid work life balance" (in 18 reviews)

  • "Long hours and an always on kool-aid culture" (in 22 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great agency"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Designer in Playa Vista, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Designer in Playa Vista, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 72andSunny full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - extremely smart and creative people
    - Very free, creative environment
    - The company truly cares about their employees. Unlike anything I've experienced.
    - Great clients and fun work.

    Cons

    - Long hours on occasion (typical in advertising)


  2. "Good Spirit"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 72andSunny full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative, optimistic, want to do good work

    Cons

    too much politics internally which is a shame

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Still one of the best, but not as good as it once was"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Playa Vista, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Playa Vista, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 72andSunny full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    High creative bar (well, it used to be anyway)
    Transparent upper management
    Open, inclusive environment

    Cons

    High burnout / grinding employees days, nights and weekends
    Ineffective middle management/local leaders
    Inefficient processes


  4. "Strategy Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Strategy Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Strategy Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 72andSunny full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Smart and talented team
    Great Strategy Leadership all the way up - amazing mentors
    Always felt challenged
    Great snacks and other expected perks

    Cons

    Long hours and an always on kool-aid culture
    Underpaid for the job
    Expected to cancel vacations for work
    Political at the top (as most places are)

    Advice to Management

    Pay your women as much as your men - walk the walk
    Get more POC in this place - it will help round out your modern vision and your ability to do impactful great work
    Keep up the good stuff


  5. "Don't believe the hype"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at 72andSunny full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, a handful of quality people and work made.

    Cons

    High school like environment, apparent nepotism, lack of diversity all around, poor mid-level managers and top leaders, prejudice environment, unfair pay, major political issues affecting all levels, and long and strenuous work hours.

    Advice to Management

    Hire competent managers or provide efficient training for current ones, bring more diversity rather than preaching about it, recognize and acknowledge your employees as more than profitable resources


  6. "Trash Finance department"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Playa Vista, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Playa Vista, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at 72andSunny full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Don't be tricked into joining the finance department. Great benefits but toxic workplace. The people are toxic.

    Cons

    Everything. Toxic work place. Toxic people.


  7. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 72andSunny full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great location and office space, snacks, cold brew, freedom

    Cons

    political, chaos/no process, unqualified promotions, lack of resources, burn out

    Advice to Management

    Founders need to be more involved. Management needs to be less tone deaf and hire and retain better people

  8. "Brand Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 72andSunny full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, talented people to work with.
    Cool perks, beer/wine on tap, fun company parties.
    Dogs allowed.
    Good opportunity to grow if you put in lots of hours of work.

    Cons

    No work/life balance.
    Seen just as a resource.

    Advice to Management

    Stop rewarding unhealthy work behavior and environment


  9. "brand manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at 72andSunny full-time

    Pros

    flat structure so you have ability to punch above your weight

    Cons

    lack of leadership overall across depts


  10. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 72andSunny full-time

    Pros

    kind people, great PTO, free snacks, great culture

    Cons

    hours--but are getting better! reviews get pushed aside.

    Advice to Management

    getting better at wedding out weak links....