Any thoughts on Translation (the ny ad agency). Good (work) environment? Bad?

Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

I hear they’re struggling a little at the moment, culture wise.

Looks good from the outside in... speaking on their work

I worked there for a bit as an intern and considered a job post-grad school. Steve is a good guy but the place is just not organized. It’s a sweat shop and there is little structure in place for people who do well to be rewarded.

Related Posts

Any hiring manager here from product company looking for a business analyst?pls DM me , serving NP.pls


I am currently looking for a mentor and not sure the best way to approach finding one. Any advice?


Just enjoying the nice sunny weather today

Post Photo

Just got my 360 feedback and someone wanted me to “include juniors more in proposals and preparations for future work.” Be careful what you wish for…


Anyone here who works in Microsoft ? anyone whonis ware of position "Partner Technology Strategist" (PTS) in Microsoft ? I have my interview scheduled and need some guidance.


Hi Folks,

In how many days post LWD does Mastercard provides FnF and Relieving letter?

Also, do they send an official email stating resignation acceptance?

Also, who is supposed to be the POC after an employee exits?

Thanks in advance!


Why are IWC Pilot watches more expensive in Europe than in the US? Even with an AD discount, it’s about the same price as paying MSRP in the US...

Hey, what are GOOD paying healthcare careers that a degree is not needed for?


Completed I-9 reverification before the expiration deadline but found out today (after deadline) that I didn’t do it right and still have to submit some materials. How will this affect me?

what’s Heat if it can’t produce fire?

Post Photo

Can anyone recommend a Rolex dealer in the Chicagoland area? Tourneau has yet to reopen


Currently, have three job opportunities in the IT Audit world. What are your thoughts between Technology Risk Manager at RSM, FSI IT Audit Advisory Manager at Protiviti or going industry as a Senior GRC Analyst at a tech startup?


What do you like least about the management consulting industry?


Stocks worth investing in right now that are good for the environment/health?


Hi All,

Any idea or experience about Nomura project in Capgemini? Is it good to join that project?


Always feels good to not be hung over the day after a holiday


Is it acceptable to take about 2-3 months off to learn python/sql/other technical skills to break into data science? Or is there a better approach? Not really looking forward to studying at 11 pm after work...


Does your firm require Pro Bono? If so, how many hours and is it counted towards your billable hours?


Good blazer / sport coat brands? Want to get my boyfriend one for his birthday, but not sure where to look? Somewhere around the $200-300 range

Additional Posts in Black In Advertising

At what age did you hit six figures and/or director level? Do you feel it’s been hard to get there?


Anyone know any art directors who can do cover art for music artists?


Sometimes I really feel like my anxiety and overall personality is not fit for advertising. I constantly feel disconnected from my body & extremely reactive in situations (think Black Albert Einstein lol).

Does anyone else with GAD / MDD have coping techniques they’re willing to share? Or do I need to either adjust (to ad land) or bust (out the door)?


I’m conflicted: Soul (the movie): yay, meh or nay? I liked it, but woke Twitter opinions are affecting me.


So my former head of HR sent me a random picture of Beavis and Butthead followed by this: #WhatIsAir?

Post Photo

I’m a recent grad (2020) with a degree in marketing that is currently in a role where I don’t feel as fulfilled. I want to start working in Social Media does anyone have advice on how I should get started to move into this type of role?


Are you experiencing long periods between jobs? How hard is it to find work and where are you finding it?


What’s the fastest you ever found a new job? I wish I could change mine but this perma-recession is too much of a concern.


Looking for a partner to run through some strategy practice exercises!

Anyone down?


Can I vent for a sec? (White) People at work are finding out that my career path is non-traditional (haven’t gotten my bachelors YET), they all seem to be so confused & it’s starting to annoy me. The questions they ask I’m just like..why do I have to prove w/ my degree that I belong? I was asked today if I plan to take a leave of absence and I said no I’d go to school in the night and they’re like “???” as if my whole college career I wasn’t working in the pay my way through school...


Do yall think PSAs are effective ads and worth the time? I find them only effective as political ads...


I appreciate the sudden interest from white people looking through this bowl. But it was a bowl I used to feel comfortable posting my name openly in.


So incredibly excited that we will be honoring Keni Thacker with this year’s Bill Sharp Award. Keni embodies the spirit and legacy of Mr. Sharp in such an incredible way.

Post Photo

Today I wanted to call in Black, take the day off to watch 90’s early 2000 black rom coms and each chocolate ice cream follows up by Eddie Murphy stand-up...anyone else?


Do you find more support at larger agencies or smaller agencies? My background is with larger agencies, I'm wondering if I would receive better projects at smaller ones.


Out of curiosity, what did you consider was the best day at work? For me, it was when my agency announced "Summer Hours"


Freelance gig alert. Looking for Senior and CD level ADs for a freelance project. Hit me with those links. Are we out here or what?


So there’s a major airline here in the South whose ENTIRE marketing/social team is white women. Should I even try to apply? That’s so…offputting.


Does anyone have a diversity and inclusion committee at their agency? If so do you find it to be useful? What are things that you would change?


New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here


Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site


Download the
Fishbowl app

See what’s happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

A phone with Fishbowl app

Send download link to your phone


Scan your QR code to download
Fishbowl app on your mobile

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Messaging rates may apply

Download app

Sign up for free to view this conversation on Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Already have an account? Log in

Sign up for free to continue using Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use(New) and Privacy Policy(New)
Messaging rates may apply

Already have an account? Log in

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or