We love making stuff.

We’ve put together a hub of select creative people (designers, photographers, writers, programmers, etc…) for the common purpose of making great work. As a result, you get a unique and dedicated, hand-picked-by-you team of skilled professionals to support your marketing goals.

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How we work.

the Crate model

Meet with us or submit a project. We will listen, guide and get strategic with you. With 20+ years of marketing and creative experience, we think its possible to achieve every goal you have.

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We push your project action plan out to our local freelancers. They develop proposed creative in their respective fields - and we pitch it all back, all to partner with you in your next endeavor.

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After a thorough review, we share with you the best strategy and brand outcomes. You are then connected to those responsible, the high caliber creative people that will support your new brand personality.

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Your team is set.

Working with us results in a great team of fresh, skilled, high caliber creatives. Our process is just the beginning of what we hope for you. You'll have this team not only for your current project needs, but for any upcoming projects too.

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When choosing Crate Collective, you will get the highest caliber creatives, at lower lead-times and cost. Your team, your designers, writers, videographers, programmers, media buyers, photographers, SEO/analytics specialists, and strategy guys are ready!

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It's time to prioritize creatives!

Prior to starting Crate, Cliff Hilton had been called a jack-of-all-trades in the creative world. Jumping around from branding to website design, he's worked for ad agencies; ran his own shop; and saturated the relatively new field of data visualization for a consulting firm. He taught creativity as a super power at a local high school which helped him realize he needed to look to the new generation of creatives and pass along his experiences.

These career paths have pulsed a passion to believe in creatives and the desire to help other creatives find work. His heart has always been to serve and love those around him. And he has learned that all kinds of good things get stirred up when these things are prioritized.

If you feel the same, contact Crate to start a project or join Cliff as a partner in what we think is the adventure of a lifetime!