I’m Loving Angel’s Instead

Some of you may remember Dave Angel: Eco Warrior, the classic Fast Show character who fought the injustices of the general non-eco-ness of things. Well let me introduce you to another evangelical crusader, Richard Angel: Digital Warrior.

Richard Angel

Having done his time in agencies, Richard decided go it alone and is now a freelance digital consultant, working on projects at in-house companies across a range of different verticals. This gives Richard a fairly unique vantage point and an unequivocal viewpoint. I was here to take advantage of this and discover the truth about in-house working culture, career progression, and job satisfaction.

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Is Moving In-House a Gamble?

It was the longest queue I had ever seen in a Starbucks. Long enough for me to admire the ornate ceiling and Google where it was from (Damascus if you’re asking). I texted this piece of information to Gavin who was waiting patiently for me upstairs.

“LOL :)” was the response.


Gavin is an interesting character with a wealth of experience on both sides of the fence. He spent a decade in various agencies (including Mediacom, Diffiniti (now iProspect) and MEC) before moving in-house to Gamesys via King.com and PKR. This makes him one of the most informed people on the subject and his views were fairly unequivocal. This was going to be a good’un.

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