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Digitas Reviews

Updated February 17, 2019
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  • "work life balance has improved been depending on the account can be unpredictable" (in 57 reviews)

  • "Smart people who are also easy to become friends with and work long hours together" (in 75 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Media Director
    Current Employee - Associate Media Director
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great, smart people. New office, great atmosphere, flexible work schedule

    Cons

    not a ton of accounts. promotions can be difficult


  2. "A great place to learn"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President, Group Account Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President, Group Account Director in New York, NY

    I worked at Digitas full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Focused on cutting edge data-driven media and technology
    - Many capabilities and smart people to learn from
    - Hard working, self-driven individuals are rewarded

    Cons

    - Same pain points you would feel at any large agency, owned by a holding company

  3. "Love it!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Digitas full-time

    Pros

    The people who work here are amazing!

    Cons

    the culture is going downhill


  4. "Positives and negatives"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Digitas full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and great people. Great work life balance

    Cons

    Pay is not the greatest and promotions are based on time spent there instead of performance


  5. "bad leadership"

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    Current Employee - Art Director
    Current Employee - Art Director

    I have been working at Digitas full-time

    Pros

    the culture was amazing, and very diversed

    Cons

    the leadership team doesn't know what they're doing


  6. "Account Executive"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Digitas part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great, smart, creative people, good perks, lots of holidays

    Cons

    Work life balance can be challenging in client services, really depends on your team and Senior leadership

    Advice to Management

    Provide more incentives to retain talent


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to start your career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Search Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Search Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Diverse clients so a lot of opportunity to learn and diversify skill sets

    Cons

    - Career growth is sometimes difficult due to lack of career structure and real-time feedback

  8. "Great place to be"

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    Former Employee - AMP
    Former Employee - AMP

    Pros

    young, fun, happy culture. great people to work with

    Cons

    don't have anything negative to share


  9. "Organizational & structural shifts, not what it used to be"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Planner in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Planner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - good benefits (lots of holidays off), 19 days to start, unlimited sick days, fun holiday parties
    - great talent
    - work life balance has improved been depending on the account can be unpredictable
    - great place to start your career, Digitas really invests in you and you will learn A LOT

    Cons

    - loss of big accounts has led to a lot of uncertainty, fragmentation of company
    -promotions are quarterly and can be held up by process instead of by merit, depends on your account and how much exposure you have (at least at lower levels)
    - not flexible with wfh
    - team spirit has diminished, as evidenced by poorly attended Thursday & Friday happy hours


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Okay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Culture, colleagues, ability to excel

    Cons

    Work life balance, lack of flexibility

    Advice to Management

    Better work life balance and workflow structures