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Sanborn Agency

About us

We’re a collective of digital media professionals working in agile, cross-functional teams of six to nine people. While each of us is a unique butterfly in our own right, the following traits seem to mark all Sanborn folk:

We do it live.
We create opportunities for danger and speed and we value moving fast and solving problems aggressively and openly…while knowing our larger process and toolset keeps us safe and on point.

We do it together.
Our work is done in a giant fish bowl and we help each other engineer solutions all day long. While there are moments of solo missions through the jungle they are the exception to the highly collaborative cultural norm.

We are nice.
We have a bad-human eco-flush system that targets evil doing at its faintest signals and expunges it from our premises with an all-natural, organic floodwater filtration pump.

How We Work
We are candid and transparent. We survive in this time of rapidly changing media by using candor to peel the onion of the challenges we face and arrive at the simplest, truest solutions. Here are some other virtues we hold to be self-evident in our way of working.

We Simplify
If you can't explain it simply, you don't know it well enough. We believe in the power of simplicity and delivering a clear and simple value proposition.

We Mobilize
The world has gone mobile. We create a user experience that is not only mobile friendly, but responsive and flexible to work on the form factors of the future.

We Keep It Lean & Mean
There’s the quick and there’s the dead. We engineer for speed and a friction-free user experience.

We Know When To Rent Or Buy
Whenever possible we leverage existing tools and platforms to solve problems. Likewise, we have the deep technical bench to engineer custom solutions as well.

Founded in 2004, Sanborn is a privately owned and operated digital marketing agency based in New York City and Los Angeles. With a focus on multimedia convergence and a clean, intuitive design aesthetic, Sanborn has developed a stable set of tools and capabilities that can be deployed quickly and efficiently across the interactive landscape.

Our core staff is made up of 30 highly skilled designers, developers, project managers and multimedia specialists. We service an active roster of over 50 clients, ranging from Fortune 100 multinational corporations to small businesses and non-profit organizations based in cities around the world.

Agility, innovation and customer service are the guiding principles of our work.
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