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i am really underpaid and feel very under appreciated but everything else is great. because it’s wieden. Am I crazy if I’m considering leaving for another agency because of the low pay at wk? Or do I… more

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Has Wieden Kennedy NY lost its touch? Seen so much mediocre work come out of there.

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So Wieden+Kennedy makes ads for Impossible Meats saying don’t eat beef. At the same time makes McDonalds ads saying eat beef.

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I’m running an indie advertising company with no backers or investors at all; we can’t afford senior or talented people because of this. The objective is to keep my company free to make brave choices … more

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Wieden Privilege: Being able to get certain ideas made purely because it came from W+K. If you took the exact same idea and tried to sell it to the exact same client through any other agency, it woul… more

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What’s it like to work at Wieden?

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What’s the work/life balance at wieden?

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People who left Wieden + Kennedy: why did you do it? What are the cons of WK? (Are there any?)

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What do junior creatives do at places like Droga and Wieden?

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Are Wieden + Kennedy and Droga5 salaries on par with holding companies or better?

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Meeting with Wieden + Kennedy on Thursday. What to say what not to say?

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In the early 2010s, agencies like Wieden, Goodby and Droga seemed extremely prestigious. But now, while these agencies are respectable and desirable places to work, I feel like they don’t hold the sam… more

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This may vary or not have a “formula”, but I’m curious about how you from Droga5 or Wieden got hired, is that a mixing of good work/awards/merit/experience? What’s the process behind? Thanks.

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Trying to get a list together of agencies that are doing good work and seem to be filled with decent humans. So far I have Wieden and… Maybe FIG? Martin? What do you think?

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Admit it- when you see in the notifications that ‘Somebody from Wieden + Kennedy liked your post’ it gives you a little more of a tingle than the others.

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Does Wieden do any social?

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It’s harder to get into Wieden + Kennedy than it is to get into the U.S. Capitol.

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PSA. Droga5 is not what it used to be but still have good opportunities. People say it is a tough place to work. WK is solid but sometimes also does bad work. Have decent hours. You can use the mag… more

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I am the “Someone at Wieden+Kennedy viewed your profile” 🤭

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Does Wieden do emails and banner ads?

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Does Wieden+Kennedy have a reputation when it comes to compensation?

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Who has the best office location - independent shops? Droga, 72andSunny, Johannes&leonardo, Wieden, Work&Co?

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Is it easier to 1) go from one FAANG to the FAANG company of your choice? 2) go from a top agency to the FAANG company of your choice? In case that makes no sense: is it easier to go from Amazon to … more

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its so funny how when people on here argue back and forth about how great or how overrated wieden is, the people who actually work at wieden are just on the sidelines like 🧍‍♂️

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Wieden Kennedy is doing wonders for McDonalds. The burger/extra napkins spot just came on 👌🏻👌🏻

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Any agencies not dumpster fires right now? Besides Wieden, who’s actually making good work while maintaining a status of “decent place to work?”Looking around. Which made me question whether I should … more

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I never worked with Ana and Hermeti Balarin, or at Mother or Wieden. But as a Brazilian immigrant, knowing how hard it is to work speak and live in another culture, I’m freaking proud of seeing a Braz… more

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Wieden. Thats it. That’s the post.

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Has anyone ever had any bad experience working at Wieden? Genuinely curious.

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Senior Project Manger Salary at Wieden + Kennedy?

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Anyone at Wieden + Kennedy PDX looking to hire a creative? I don’t even need a title, I just want to make good work. Cool. DM m… more

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Am I the only one who remembers that Goodby produced an award-winning campaign for the NBA in which athletes faces and bodies were split screen and put together? Why is wieden getting so much positivi… more

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If ad agencies were colleges, which ones would belong in the Ivy League? Wieden, 72, Droga, AMV BBDO, adam&eve, and David off the top of my head. Who would you include?

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What does it take to get into Wieden?

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For those teleworking due to COVID, when did you announce your pregnancy at work? I’m worried I’ll be passed over for opportunities.

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Any suggestions on how to handle being micromanaged - or how to handle someone who gives copious amounts of feedback and has high standards/is a perfectionist, but ultimately is not directly responsible for the success of the project?

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Talked to SO about wanting more effort from him, he said he believes in giving what he is receiving & doesn’t chase. However I like to be pursued and feel wanted. Is this a situation of just wanting different things? Or should I start putting in more effort to pursue him and see if it’s reciprocated?

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TFW 72-hours before your flight home on Friday, your upgrade clears. 🎉 🙌🏻

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