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"Needs to be more transparent about the type of work they do."

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Former Employee - Copywriter in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Copywriter in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

You learn a lot about UX
Great people

Cons

It's basically a production house
Most work is not creative, more of a utility
Each account feels like a separate agency

Other Employee Reviews for AKQA

  1. Helpful (4)

    "So far so good..."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Campaign Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Campaign Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Very smart colleagues
    -Decent amount of company perks (401k, health, office amenities)
    -Quarterly outings
    -Summer holidays
    -Most national holidays off
    -Flexible time off (depends on team and client)
    -Younger demographic (assuming you want that)

    Cons

    -If you're not upper management. Your starting salary is not going to be the greatest.
    -Not all managers are good at managing people/teams.
    -Younger crowd can be cliquey.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Great place to work in advertising"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Blue chip clients, great people

    Cons

    Hours can be long and demanding

    Advice to Management

    Focus on investing in employees career growth, less production work

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