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Thoughts about SaatchiLA?

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Not sure why everyone bags on Saatchi. Big budgets, great hours, really nice coworkers. Decent pay. Occasionally interesting work. Stability, compared with other shops. Very little pitching. Yes, the locations sucks (but is going to change) and affects the culture, but unless you’re a young and hungry creative, it’s a great place to enjoy life in So Cal and not have to give up your soul.

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1877 Kars for kids

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Last I heard they had no new biz in the LA office other than ASICS. Not sure how long they’ll be around.

When I worked there everyone was nice and pleasant, but it felt uninspired. Didn’t feel like the other agencies I’ve worked for. They almost try to force culture, and then fail miserably

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We do all the Toyota work (there are a couple Dallas teams we work with too on a lot of projects, but it’s still all in LA)

Creative is fun. All trying to do good work. Some leadership is better than others (heard some not so good stuff about the digital side leadership esp, but they do get a lot of stuff made which would be a nice change of pace). Some leaders on the traditional side are fantastic. Care about the work, good mentors. Just the usual struggles of trying to push a client without pushing them away

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Please do yourself a favor and don't go to Saatchi LA. I regretted it.

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You were in creative?

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What’s the planning team like?

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Wondering this too

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Do they do much Toyota work anymore or has that all been sent to Dallas?

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