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Found 786 of over 934 reviews
3.5
70% Recommend to a Friend
DDB Chief Executive Officer Marty OHalloran
89% Approve of CEO

Found 716 of over 934 reviews

3.5
70%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
DDB Chief Executive Officer Marty OHalloran
Marty OHalloran
75 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great company great people to work with(in 53 reviews)

  • "Awesome people, good culture, decent work-life balance(in 22 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work/life balance not in balance(in 21 reviews)

  • "Long hours short turn around deadlines(in 34 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      great place to do creative

      9 Nov 2020 - Senior Art Director in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      they have the best teammates ever

      Cons

      work life is not balance, too much work load

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      excellent experience with top brands

      16 Nov 2022 - Account Executive in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      excellent experience with top brands

      Cons

      sometimes working hours were long

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    4. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Tough and worst company

      21 Apr 2022 - Art Director in Cyberport
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nothing except for the glamorous sunset.

      Cons

      Work from 10 am till midnight 2-3 am every day and even on both Saturday and Sunday. Huge workload and a stressful environment without any compensation. Work-life is totally not balanced from the first day entering the company. Deprived of personal time and life.

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      2 people found this review helpful
    5. 2.0
      Current Employee

      DDB

      27 Jan 2022 - Art Director in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Friendly environment, nice colleagues in general.

      Cons

      Very low salary with tons of workload.

      2 people found this review helpful
    6. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Long and stressful working hours.

      6 Jan 2022 - Art Director in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Many jobs and accounts to handle in one time.

      Cons

      Long working hours including weekends. Totally not work life balance.

      2 people found this review helpful
    7. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      ten pots with few lids

      30 Nov 2021 - Account Manager in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      have a chance to work with some excellent & experienced planners

      Cons

      ten pots with few lids

      1 person found this review helpful
    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      So far so good

      14 Nov 2021 - Account Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice colleague, management and view

      Cons

      low salary compare to others in the industry, far location

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Energetic environment

      9 Oct 2021 - Account Executive in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Young and living atmosphere - able to learn from zero

      Cons

      - inconvenience location - long working hour

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great culture but heavy workload

      2 Jun 2021 - Senior Planner in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great culture Flexible hours and nice people

      Cons

      Often lacks resources leading to high workload

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    11. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Long working hour

      23 Feb 2020 - Account Manager in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fun and young colleague to work with

      Cons

      Super Long working hours and far location

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    DDB has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 934 reviews left anonymously by employees. 70% of employees would recommend working at DDB to a friend and 50% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, DDB employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at DDB. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

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