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Droga5 Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Aug 23, 2019

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Droga5 Global and NY CEO Sarah Thompson
Sarah Thompson
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  • "Long hours and pressure to be the best(in 22 reviews)

  • "Work life balance isn't always the best but it's getting better(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Ups and Downs"

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    Former Employee - Creative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Droga5 full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Beautiful office, competitive benefits and PTO policy

    Cons

    Long hours, difficult reporting structure, lots of red tape

    Droga52019-05-16
  2. "Solid company"

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    Current Employee - Account Director 

    I have been working at Droga5 full-time

    Pros

    solid fast paced collaborative environment

    Cons

    you may work some very long hours

    Droga52019-08-23
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Meh"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Droga5

    Pros

    Working alongside amazing and passionate creatives

    Cons

    Long hours, zero work life balance, hiring freeze, no 401k, high creative turnover, political environment laced with favoritism, no diversity and not many opportunities to work on groundbreaking fun stuff.

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    Droga52019-07-24
  4. "Great place to work, but..."

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Droga5 full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing people. Unparalleled talent. Incredible passion. Creativity seeping out of the walls. Incredibly diverse culture. Lots of organic growth potential in ALL roles and in all departments. Dog friendly atmosphere.

    Cons

    Very long hours. Especially in Creative and Project Management. Zero work-life balance. Less than zero actually.

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    Droga52019-07-02
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Engaging fast paced work environment"

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Droga5 full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Young and lively coworkers genuinely excited about the work being created

    Cons

    Can be long hours if you land on certain teams

    Droga52019-03-08
  6. "Not enough work / life balance"

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    Former Employee - Producer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Droga5 full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You will work alongside the best in business.

    Cons

    They expect you to pull many many long hours. Not ideal for people with families.

    Droga52019-03-08
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Droga5 full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart people, used to be a truly wonderful company culture. Some of those perks are still there.

    Cons

    Grew too big too fast. No real infrastructure in place to help save it. Long hours and pressure to be the best. Wasn't always like this.

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    Droga52019-01-23
  8. "Lots of smart people here"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Droga5 full-time

    Pros

    1) smart people, 2) free food, 3) make friends, 4) career training, 5) good location

    Cons

    1) long hours, 2) middle management, 3) demanding teams, 4) clients, 5) all my friends left

    Droga52018-08-21
  9. "Great place to learn and get experience"

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    Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Droga5 for less than a year

    Pros

    - Supportive teams and mentorship - People are talented, hardworking, yet kind - Rigorous and demanding, but means you learn a lot fast - Great name to have on your resume

    Cons

    - Very few interns hired after internship - Worked long hours, even as an intern

    Droga52018-08-12
  10. "hard work -creatively ambitious"

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    I worked at Droga5 for less than a year

    Pros

    creatives, design and range of brands

    Cons

    the long hours, and lack of senior management

    Droga52018-08-10
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