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ABOUT

EVERY PROJECT IS AN OPPORTUNITY

Your audience doesn’t care about the budget. Or who gave the most recent approval. They have the final say, and we aim to impress.

 
WE ARE A BRIEF-TO-LIFE CREATIVE SHOP

With specialties in brand launch and campaign development, we are equipped to help define the problem and pursue it all the way through to solution and, ultimately, execution. Whether partnering with an in-house creative team or serving as agency of record, we are ready to jump into the process and find a way to bring the best ideas to life. 

BRANDS WE BELIEVE IN

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ACCOUNT LEADERSHIP

Understanding where brands, audiences and budgets can create opportunities.

STRATEGY

A potent combination of instinct, research and properly applied rigor. Achieving focus makes way for creativity to thrive.

BRAND BUILDING

We’ve named companies that aren’t ours and helped many others define what their names stand for. Packaged goods, beer and spirits, charitable organizations, even a doggy daycare—we love teaming up with fellow entrepreneurs as they forge their path.

CAMPAIGN CREATION

From social media to billboards that also get posted on social media, we create campaigns to get the attention your brands deserve.

DIGITAL & SOCIAL MARKETING

Pointing the pixels in the right direction with a plan that pulls them all together. Great creative work must inspire action.

MEASUREMENT & ANALYSIS

We set realistic goals and optimize to get there. We also report on progress with data that is processed for easy digestion with accompanying insight.

WRITING

Video scripts, business plans and other opportunities to infuse emotion into communication.

ART DIRECTION

Combining concept and taste to win over audiences.

DESIGN

Turning the dials until we get it just right. And then turning them some more to make sure.

PHOTOGRAPHY

We have the gear and talent to execute many photo shoots in-house—and the relationships to engage our expert production partners when the project calls for it.

VIDEO

PRODUCTION

Tabletop or on-location, we’re ready to break out the camera when necessary.

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DEVELOPMENT

If you like this one, we can probably make something even better for you.

 
THE PEOPLE IN THE MEETINGS
ARE THE ONES DOING THE WORK
 
JAKE EDINGER
WRITER / FOUNDER

Jake prides himself on the success of the team around him. He creates with an eye toward strategy and a heart for the end audience. Brands large and small appreciate his entrepreneurial drive and relentless focus.

DREW HAGNI
DESIGNER / DEVELOPER

Our digital engine, Drew brings a keen design sense and ever-expanding suite of technical capabilities to every project he touches. 

HARRIS HUNTER
DATA STRATEGIST

Fully utilizing both sides of her brain, Harris provides meaningful input to create valuable output. Throughout a project, she ensures that results are measured, evaluated and used to inform the next round.

ANGELA NEUMEISTER
ACCOUNT MANAGER

Angela extracts creativity from the details. Her collaborative approach to program design and efficiency make her a valuable member of our extended agency/client teams.

BLAKE PADBERG
ACCOUNT SERVICE / FOUNDER

Blake is a service-minded, go-to problem solver for us as well as our clients. He understands that building a brand is an investment, and he embraces the responsibility of making sure it pays off.

BRITTANY RIEHLMAN
ART DIRECTOR

Equal parts illustrator and designer, Brittany has experience in logo creation and brand development. Originally from New York, she’s hitting her creative stride as an artist and maker in South St. Louis.

PETER RODICK
ART DIRECTOR / FOUNDER

Peter is exactly what you get when you cross an engineer with an art teacher. Just ask his parents. As a conceptually driven art director, he finds beauty in simplicity and creative opportunity buried in business problems.