DDB Chicago? Once proud agency. Loses McDonald’s (everyone knows We Are Unlimited was a shell for DDB), State Farm and Cap One in less than a year. WTF...

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That doesn’t mean they’ve lost their pride. The skittles work is still some of the best in the industry. And they still have great people. They’ll bounce back. They’re just having a hard time.

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Army is a separate DDB agency. Team DDB or
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This is kind of ridiculous. We're absolutely still a proud agency with a ton of incredibly creative people. State Farm and Capital One were some of the worst clients I've ever worked on, and to a certain extent I'm glad they're gone. I've seen amazing ideas hit the presentation screen and then the chopping block in record speed because they didn't have enough RTB's. Cap One has straight up rewritten scripts before. A lot of great people will lose their jobs, but I have no doubt every one of them will move on to make work they're even more proud of. And DDB will remain a proud agency.

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Somebody burnt down my she shed.

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88 million in revenue loss. Sure they’ll be fine. Most of the employees there not so much. Are you even joking?

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The unfortunate reality is the worker bees are going to get axed and management will sit pretty intact

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And that’s after they brought in the “ Genius” marketer from Coke! The emperor has no clothes. But definitely a big golden parachute when she leaves.

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I actually liked Wendy. But I only knew her while at Coke client-side giving presentations.

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They also lost Jeep a little over a year ago

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Yeah I think they had some bad luck and hired some of the wrong people in senior positions. They’ll be fine, but they need to get back in the good graces of the Fortune 100

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State Farm is now at The Marketing Arm which is an Omnicom company too. Weird when it just shuffles in the holding company.

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Define “less seasoned” in this context

Any ddb creatives looking? Might have a lead on junior-mid level cw, Sr. AD and CD CW. fishbowlacd@gmail.com or direct message me here. If you aren't those titles, I don't have a potential lead.

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Every agency loses accounts. It appears it’s happening more often at agencies like DDB because they’re just so much bigger. Get off your high horse.

Lol okay buddy, good luck.

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