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13 English questions out of 13

1 February 2021

Does POP offer unlimited holiday?

Pros

Bright and open office space + super convenient downtown location Visible female leadership roles Interesting projects and some well-known clients Flexible time away for contractors (if you've worked there for a while). It's not an issue to ask resourcing for time off (unpaid of course) Opportunities to present work A fridge full of complimentary beverages Nerdy/intelectual/artistic vibe Smart strategists–always impressed with their insight Slack users!

Cons

Lower pay-averages for designers/sr. designers (could be a product of 3rd party recruiters) Friendly and inclusive, but not very diverse (Seattle to blame?) Production work is the bread and butter with fewer opportunities to own or impact client work in a meaningful way Not an agile setting... most work is "hand off" You will find contract designers and copywriters appear/disappear quite often, leaving you with weird anxiety about your vulnerabilities Contractors can be treated with a cavalier attitude at times Designers float around from project to project based on resourcing needs, which tend to lead to unorganized files, creative concepting gaps, frantic deadlines, late-night hours A few employees fuel the "bro culture", especially around musically inclined individuals and Instagramers

Advice to Management

Direct and cultivate talent/ideas with more one-on-one time and ideation, rather than swivel chair "feedback" in a glass room

It's not an issue to ask resourcing for time off (unpaid of course)

1 February 2021

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1 February 2021

What kind of career opportunities exist at POP?

Pros

Bright and open office space + super convenient downtown location Visible female leadership roles Interesting projects and some well-known clients Flexible time away for contractors (if you've worked there for a while). It's not an issue to ask resourcing for time off (unpaid of course) Opportunities to present work A fridge full of complimentary beverages Nerdy/intelectual/artistic vibe Smart strategists–always impressed with their insight Slack users!

Cons

Lower pay-averages for designers/sr. designers (could be a product of 3rd party recruiters) Friendly and inclusive, but not very diverse (Seattle to blame?) Production work is the bread and butter with fewer opportunities to own or impact client work in a meaningful way Not an agile setting... most work is "hand off" You will find contract designers and copywriters appear/disappear quite often, leaving you with weird anxiety about your vulnerabilities Contractors can be treated with a cavalier attitude at times Designers float around from project to project based on resourcing needs, which tend to lead to unorganized files, creative concepting gaps, frantic deadlines, late-night hours A few employees fuel the "bro culture", especially around musically inclined individuals and Instagramers

Advice to Management

Direct and cultivate talent/ideas with more one-on-one time and ideation, rather than swivel chair "feedback" in a glass room

Opportunities to present work

1 February 2021

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1 February 2021

Are transfers to other offices possible with POP?

Pros

Bright and open office space + super convenient downtown location Visible female leadership roles Interesting projects and some well-known clients Flexible time away for contractors (if you've worked there for a while). It's not an issue to ask resourcing for time off (unpaid of course) Opportunities to present work A fridge full of complimentary beverages Nerdy/intelectual/artistic vibe Smart strategists–always impressed with their insight Slack users!

Cons

Lower pay-averages for designers/sr. designers (could be a product of 3rd party recruiters) Friendly and inclusive, but not very diverse (Seattle to blame?) Production work is the bread and butter with fewer opportunities to own or impact client work in a meaningful way Not an agile setting... most work is "hand off" You will find contract designers and copywriters appear/disappear quite often, leaving you with weird anxiety about your vulnerabilities Contractors can be treated with a cavalier attitude at times Designers float around from project to project based on resourcing needs, which tend to lead to unorganized files, creative concepting gaps, frantic deadlines, late-night hours A few employees fuel the "bro culture", especially around musically inclined individuals and Instagramers

Advice to Management

Direct and cultivate talent/ideas with more one-on-one time and ideation, rather than swivel chair "feedback" in a glass room

Opportunities to present work

1 February 2021

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14 May 2020

How are senior leaders perceived at POP?

Pros

Beautiful office right downtown, some good coworkers, occasional happy hours.

Cons

Long hours that keep you from being able to go to the happy hours, but then you get judged by leadership for not being a joiner. The CDs are completely insane. Good workers will disappear out of thin air because they merely suggested a different direction. The concept team doesn’t actually do concepting, so not a great place to build your portfolio. The costa rica office is confusing. Why have an entire team in another country when your accounts are all in Seattle? Aside from being able to pay them virtually nothing, there’s no reason for this. Might as well just get an army of unpaid interns.

Advice to Management

Get some new creative directors who actually have a point of view, instead of letting insecure, antisocial, instagram influencer wannabes run the show.

Long hours that keep you from being able to go to the happy hours, but then you get judged by leadership for not being a joiner.

14 May 2020

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8 May 2020

How is management perceived at POP?

Pros

Awesome benefits to be honest

Cons

I hate management to be real

Advice to Management

good luck

I hate management to be real

8 May 2020

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