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"I love making games. My passion and dream is to be an Art Director for a game company and I can't imagine doing anything else. I love working with a group of talented artist on a creative project that millions of people can play with."
Posted 5 years ago in San Francisco, CA
Art Director at Accentmarketing
in Los Angeles, CA

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"The greatest place I worked so far!"

What do you like about working at Accentmarketing?

"The people is awesome and the culture is fun and exciting."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be you. You don't want ot be stuck pretending being other."

What don't you like about working at Accentmarketing?

"IPG system is way to restrictive when coming with creative solutions to pitch clients"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get more interns, buy a giant coffee machine for the looby area :)"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Art Director at Piehead
in Portsmouth, NH

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"Great people (employees), horrible culture. Lots of promises made, none kept."

What do you like about working at Piehead?

"The team consists of some great people. Some of the work is interesting."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Negotiate what you can for yourself when they are courting you. Get it all in writing with a signature. They like to make verbal promises, then NEVER follow through."

What don't you like about working at Piehead?

"Lack of honesty shown to employees from the top. More of a production culture than a creative culture."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop painting unrealistic pictures of the future of the company. Try investing in your employees with concrete rewards rather than trying to motivate them by making promises that are never kept."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Art Director at Uniform Advantage
in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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"An educational, inspirational and positive career experience overall."

What do you like about working at Uniform Advantage?

"A positive and encouraging work environment with a comfortable dress code."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be assertive and offer your ideas to management to help improve the customer experience or help meeting the bottom line more economically in any way."

What don't you like about working at Uniform Advantage?

"I have gone as far as I can with in the company. There is no more room for advancement."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Being more considerate of employees time to get any give project complete."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Art Director at Monkeytrap Games
in Austin, TX

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"Once in a lifetime opportunity"

What do you like about working at Monkeytrap Games?

"This was my first attempt at a video game company, and everyone put in an amazing effort."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Unfortunately the company is no longer up and running. Sorry everyone."

What don't you like about working at Monkeytrap Games?

"We were unable to secure funding for the project, which made it difficult for those involved."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I wish I had more knowledge of the video game life cycle before I had begun."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Art Director at Magna Publishing Group
in Paramus, NJ

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"No opportunity for growth, but otherwise a nice place to work."

What do you like about working at Magna Publishing Group?

"They give me the freedom to express my creativity and have supported me when I've needed it."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Present a knowledge of the industry and clarify your goals and needs."

What don't you like about working at Magna Publishing Group?

"Not much room for growth and starting salary did not meet my needs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Look into placing services and products online versus printing. Take a chance every once in awhile on new markets."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Art Director at Pagecomm International
in Santa Fe Springs, CA

What do you like about working at Pagecomm International?

"I like working at the company because I can learn from others."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Should find what their visions are as an art director."

What don't you like about working at Pagecomm International?

"I don't like to work with people who has no respect."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The best management would be organized structure with supports of the team."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Art Director at St. Vincent Hospital
in New York City, NY

What do you like about working at St. Vincent Hospital?

"Worked with a great organization with supportive staff, collaborative marketing team. Given opportunity to expand my role and increase results in marketing and revenue"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It's a great place to work. They appreciate creative ideas and a can-do attitude."

What don't you like about working at St. Vincent Hospital?

"Though I could expand my role within my position, there was little job promotion opportunity."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Good design is good business. Investing in a strong design and marketing team reaps higher returns."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Art Director at L. Clark Graphic Design
in Paso Robles, CA

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"Self Employed, currently market is soft."

What do you like about working at L. Clark Graphic Design?

"I like the creative problem solving and work it entails."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"There are currently no positions at this time."

What don't you like about working at L. Clark Graphic Design?

"The market is soft and it is difficult to get new clients"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Art Director at Freebairn & Co.
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at Freebairn & Co.?

"The agency had a wide range of respected clients with very large budgets."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Understand the agency hierarchy and go into the interview with a clear, defined role within the group."

What don't you like about working at Freebairn & Co.?

"The management structure prevented growth opportunities and often stifled creative ideas."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Try more adventurous methods, approaches and seek out non-traditional clients."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Art Director at AT&T
in Miami, FL
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Art Director at Converse College
in Spartanburg, SC

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"At this position for almost fifteen years"

What do you like about working at Converse College?

"working with come of the departments here and co-workers. the variety of work"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This is a very stable and safe job environment. You can retire here."

What don't you like about working at Converse College?

"A lot management is ill qualified to make decisions on technology, etc. They supposedly hired the experts, let them do their job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"get out of the way of your employees who have the knowledge and experience."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Art Director at Lineagen
in Salt Lake City, UT

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"Amazing group of people with an amazing product and story."

What do you like about working at Lineagen?

"Great to be a part of something that helps families and children."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You need to be passionate about what you do or you will get burned out."

What don't you like about working at Lineagen?

"Things were getting better but for a time there were to many bosses involved with decisions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stream line the approval process for decisions to be made."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Art Director at The Story Group
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at The Story Group?

"I enjoyed covering local events, managing the website, and using my creativity to produce ads."

What don't you like about working at The Story Group?

"It was not funded well enough to stay in business."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Art Director at The Creative Group
in San Francisco, CA

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"Great experience aver all"

What do you like about working at The Creative Group?

"I do what I am good at it and what I love doing and flexibility."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself and make sure you know your skills and be somehow aggressive"

What don't you like about working at The Creative Group?

"Flexibility and the variety of companies you get to know."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Art Director at Community Bank
in Overland Park, KS

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"Great people, great company, awesome place to work."

What do you like about working at Community Bank?

"Everyone is treated like family. It's very caring and inspiring."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"With the bank merger in progress, the future is unclear."

What don't you like about working at Community Bank?

"Only one in department. Hard to bounce ideas off anyone."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Trust the people you hired to do their job right."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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