Wieden+Kennedy Reviews

Updated Dec 24, 2020

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4.2
84%
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99%
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Wieden+Kennedy President Dan Wieden
Dan Wieden
86 Ratings
Pros
  • "w k(in 17 reviews)

  • "quality projects great space great people(in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours are expected and encouraged, expect working weekends and late nights(in 17 reviews)

  • "Sometimes the work life balance can be a struggle but that only comes in waves(in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Loved it"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Event Planner in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Wieden+Kennedy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team, easy to work with

    Cons

    None loved it there ! Good team

  2. "Unmatched Opportunity, Burnout Likely"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Account Supervisor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wieden+Kennedy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Unique creative opportunities, smart teammates, rewarding campaigns.

    Cons

    After hours work is a constant, but always for great reason. Isn't super sustainable after a couple of years. The pay isn't competitive in the least, must know it's a trade-off to work in a great place, and output beautiful work.


  3. "Great"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Developmental Specialist in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Wieden+Kennedy full-time

    Pros

    Such a great place to work

    Cons

    No complaints from my end

  4. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wieden+Kennedy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great transparency, perks, unlimited sick days, and a fun group of people to work with.

    Cons

    Give raises where they are due

  5. "Great perks, low salary"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Finance Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wieden+Kennedy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance, additional days off aside from vacation days/sick days, great work culture, diverse staff

    Cons

    They don’t prioritize non-creative departments such as finance so salaries are very low

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  6. "Expanding boundaries"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Flame Artist in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Wieden+Kennedy full-time

    Pros

    Creatively driven and committed to quality, this company is a blessing to work for. The scale of and diversity of work is is only foreshadowed by the collaborative and community oriented employees.

    Cons

    Can’t say I have any to note here.

  7. "Cool, creative workplace"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Copyeditor 
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Wieden+Kennedy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Full of talented, cool, friendly people

    Cons

    Not much support; sink-or-swim work environment; not diverse enough

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  8. "Great"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wieden+Kennedy full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The Culture is everything here!

    Cons

    N/a Nothing bad to say!

  9. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Technician 

    I worked at Wieden+Kennedy full-time

    Pros

    Some of the most talented people

    Cons

    too many night of after hours work

  10. "Strong culture"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Brand Executive in Portland, OR

    I worked at Wieden+Kennedy full-time

    Pros

    Creativity, culture, people, and clients

    Cons

    salary, growth opportunities, and undefined agency structure

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