AKQA - Been here for 6 months and I regret my decision to work here | Glassdoor
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"Been here for 6 months and I regret my decision to work here"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Designer in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Designer in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at AKQA full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

The people. They are all nice and hardworking. Everyone here aims to be better than they were yesterday. A lot of people put in the time and effort to make great work. I have met some of my lifelong friends here.

Cons

Its an every man for himself kind of environment
No one looks out for the young creatives
Too many meetings
long hours at the office
overworked and overtired
too focused on getting new clients than making great work
high turnover rate

Other Employee Reviews for AKQA

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Good if you can get work produced, terrible if you don't."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Creative in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Creative in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Client roster
    Atmosphere
    Proximity to mass transit
    Reputation
    25 cent vending machine & free milk

    Cons

    Work/Life balance
    Long stretches where you don't produce work.
    Tons of pointless meetings
    Account management has too much authority over creative
    Very political


  2. "Good place. Good people. Hard work."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Writer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Writer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AKQA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You meet a lot of good people.

    Cons

    It's hard to get things produced.

    Advice to Management

    Need to better maximize the talent and potential of its employees.

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