True to the Craft

Makers Culture

Creative, Daring, Passionate. Plus, We're Nice.

At Makers & Allies, we put the quality of our work before everything else. In order to make the best creative work and stand out from the rest, we must stay true to our craft and to the industry we live and breathe. This balance of craftsmanship & camaraderie is the lifeblood of who we are.

Cama
raderie

We are a thoughtful group of souls who value the relationships we build and the company we keep.
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Crafts
manship

We are humble creatures that care very much and work hard at what we do.

Makers Mindset

Every brand wants to stand out from the crowd. The brands that do it consistently understand that surprise is key. People are wired to pay attention to surprising experiences as they act on the most primitive and emotional part of our brains. Generating this level of influence is critical for turning communications into sales. We accomplish this through a combination of insight, creative invention, and storytelling to create bold and memorable brands.

Your brand has to stand out to get noticed, but to take the next step it also needs to stand for something. That's because relationships are built on shared values, beliefs, and preferences. It takes courage, but the reward is worth it. It's how authentic, emotional, and sustainable connections are made. We excel at finding the emotional core of a brand – the center of gravity that inspires greatness.

It's as simple as that, but that doesn't mean it's easy. Creating surprising ideas, aligning with the business goals of a brand and the personal aspirations of its audience, authentically and artistically, is beyond challenging. But when it's done right, it's powerful. It changes behavior, turning ideas into movements. It transforms products into phenomena. And it shapes culture, turning craft brands into icons.

Makers Team

We're a multi-talented creative crew that has learned how to play at the top of our game together. We're pretty damn serious about what we do, but never too serious about ourselves.

Garrett Deiter Headshot
Garrett
Deiter
Creative Director
Sarah Deiter Headshot
Sarah
Deiter
Creative Director
David Jang Headshot
David
Jang
Art Director
Danielle Murphy Headshot
Danielle
Murphy
Digital Marketing Manager
Andrew Layman Headshot
Andrew
Layman
Senior Art Director
Brooke Mattingley Headshot
Brooke
Mattingley
Operations Manager
Clint Darby Headshot
Clint
Darby
Senior Art Director
Kyle Lancaster Headshot
Kyle
Lancaster
Videographer
Adam Terpening Headshot
Adam
Terpening
Art Director
Erin Herdon Headshot
Erin
Herndon
Designer
Olivia French Headshot
Olivia
French
Designer
Lindsey Butier Headshot
Lindsey
Butier
Social Media &
Marketing Manager
Danté Quarante Headshot
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Danté
Quarante
Brand Development
& Strategy
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Dylan
Grant
Digital & Activation
Coordinator
Patty Diaz Headshot
Patricia
Diaz
Senior Developer
Robert Passagno Headshot
Robert
Pessagno
Developer
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