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"Award-winning creative in a young, driven environment"

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Former Contractor - SEM & SEO in San Francisco, CA
Former Contractor - SEM & SEO in San Francisco, CA
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at AKQA as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

there are always new projects in the pipeline
management provides flexibility and growth
co-workers are smart, self-motivated, and fun
great location (SF HQ office)

Cons

I worked in Search, which is in LL2, the basement--no windows!

Other Employee Reviews for AKQA

  1. Helpful (5)

    "Old Men's Club Vibe in Agency Seeking to Innovate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Account in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Dogs Allowed in office
    -Super smart, driven employees w/ agency experience
    -Great SF location
    -Good Reputation in Industry
    -Good for creatives

    Cons

    -Does not look out for junior level employees
    -Favoritism shown towards tenured, mostly male, employees
    -Corporate Vibe - Definitely not your "fun, creative" atmosphere found at most agencies in the area

    Advice to Management

    Remember your junior level employees, re-install the creative, small agency feel that no longer exists, stop hiring boring people.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work, but lots of pressure"

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    Former Employee - Senior Web Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Web Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting work.
    Fast paced.
    Good place to learn.

    Cons

    High pressure.
    Demanding clients.
    Account teams don't know how to handle clients.

    Advice to Management

    Client management is the key to retaining employees.

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