Monthly Archives: October 2011

W+K Portland Celebrates Launch of New IT Department

Our IT department have been busy beavers this year, setting up all sorts of technological goodies from new phones and wireless systems, to completely redoing the audio/visual wiring in our Atrium and hooking us up with better network connections. We celebrated their hard work and dedication with a party, for which they provided a remote-controlled robot and a surprise party invitation that shocked and delighted everyone in the building; check out a video of the surprise and party pics below.
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Why We’re Not Hiring Creative Technologists

In the digital, interactive and social media-focused agency world, it’s easy to talk a big game, but for disciplines that require true, deep knowledge of the subject for success, there’s a fine line between “understanding” and “expertise”. Our Creative Technology Director Igor Clark explains why ideas aren’t enough, below the jump.

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W+K 12.7 Class Graduates, Celebrates

Last week, we said goodbye (for now) to the graduates of W+K 12, a “13-month experimental advertising program that accepts 13 applicants each year for an intensive laboratory experience where students work for real clients under the direction of members of the W+K Portland office” (via). We’re sad to see them go, and wish them all the best. Check out photos of their graduation ceremony and sendoff below.
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