AKQA

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AKQA provides good training / facilities for talented individuals to enable account teams to produce great work.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)

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

Pros

Excellent talent.
Award winning work.
Global offices/opportunities.
Good culture.
Good facilities.

Cons

Getting a little process heavy.
Not as agile as some agencies.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I think they're doing as good a job as possible given the size of the agency. Continue to concentrated on hiring the best talent and motivating them to success/

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

200 Other Employee Reviews for AKQA (View Most Recent)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great for CV, but same BS as everywhere else, bad management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AKQA

    Pros

    Great Clients
    Interesting Projects
    Some talented people

    Cons

    Bad Senior Management
    Lot of hard work (not a meritocracy as they preach)
    Really full of themselves
    Not many opportunities for promotion or salary improvement
    No breakfast And the coffee machine is whack.
    No snacks.
    Only Sports game on the company Xbox? So lame...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Extreme Highs and Extreme Lows

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Former Employee - Account Manager

    I worked at AKQA full-time

    Pros

    - Challenging, industry leading work
    - Talented technical team
    - Good creative output
    - Good for your CV.

    Cons

    - Long hours (9am until 9pm and one day at weekends not uncommon)
    - Ability to suck up to senior management appreciated more than hard work and good work.
    - Benefits lacking and pay is low end of scale.
    - Cult-like indoctrination - "walk the line or get out".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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