ABOUT US

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HOW DO WE DO IT?

WE USE ONLY VETERAN TALENT BUILT FROM DECADES OF EXPERIENCE ON BRANDS LIKE GEICO, PEPSI, ESPN, ANHEUSER-BUSCH AND CAPITAL ONE, WITHIN A SCALABLE PRODUCTION COMPANY MODEL THAT ALLOWS FOR LESS OVERHEAD. GIVING YOU THE RIGHT TALENT FOR THE PROJECT.

AND, VIRTUALLY UNHEARD OF IN OUR INDUSTRY, WE CHARGE FLAT FEES FOR WORK, INSTEAD OF THROWING A BUNCH OF HOURLY RATES AT THE PROJECT TO UP THE COST.

 
 

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DUSTIN ARTZ IS A FAMILIAR CREATURE.

AFTER GRADUATING FROM VCU BRANDCENTER, HE WORKED AT MCKINNEY, OMELET, TEAM ONE, TBWA\CHIAT\DAY AND THE MARTIN AGENCY. HE’S CREATED WORK FOR, MANAGED AND WON CLIENTS OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES.

HE’S ALSO A HUSBAND, A PAPA OF A THREE YEAR-OLD BOY, A READER, A TV BINGER, A NONCOMPETITIVE  RUNNER AND A BABY DUCK OWNER.

 
 
 

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JUSTIN BAJAN IS A FAMILIAR CREATURE.

HE GRADUATED FROM THE CREATIVE CIRCUS, THEN WORKED AT MULLEN, DAVID&GOLIATH, THE MARTIN AGENCY AND ARNOLD. HE'S RECEIVED AWARDS, WON NEW BUSINESS AND MANAGED TEAMS.

HE IS A HUSBAND, FATHER OF THREE GIRLS, BROTHER OF TWO BROTHERS, A LOVER OF STAND-UP COMEDY, RANDOM TRIVIA, FILMWRITING, BOOKS, PODCASTS AND MEL BROOKS. HIS GUILTY PLEASURES ARE JEOPARDY, SHARK TANK AND THE TROLLS SOUNDTRACK.

 
 
 

STEPH

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STEPH SHAW IS A FAMILIAR CREATURE.

SHE GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (GO VOLS!) THEN WENT ON TO WORK AT Y&R, THE MARTIN AGENCY, MULLEN AND CAPITAL ONE. SHE'S CULTIVATED CLIENT-AGENCY RELATIONSHIPS, ITERATED BRIEFS, MANAGED BUDGETS OF ALL SIZES AND WON A FEW AWARDS ALONG THE WAY.

SHE IS A CO-DOG-CAT-FISH MOM, AND A FINE/DIVE-BAR DINING ENTHUSIAST.

 
 
 
 

WE MAKE BRANDS FAMILIAR.

It sounds simple.

But it’s funny how so few agencies strive for this.

People don’t like brands.

They don’t think about them constantly like we or our clients might.

And yet, so many agencies say and want their clients to be FAMOUS.
Attaining NOTORIETY, GLORY and HUFFPO HEADLINES.
And hey, we don’t not like some of those things.

But maybe instead of treating brands like needy fame-seekers, we think of them as humans.
Because after all, humans like humans.
And humans especially like humans that they know and trust.
Humans they’re familiar with. Makes sense, no?

Anywho,

We make you familiar by magically combining our big brand experience with—get this—collaboration.
Because who knows their brand better than the brand managers running the brand themselves?

We rather be treated like a brand’s super awesome in-house creative team,
not some unhelpful bunch of vainglorious Cannes-chasers.
Awards are cool. But awesome work that also gets our brands results that really matter is way cooler.

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