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We are a marketing and design consultancy using strategy, craft and collaboration to help our clients worry less and produce more.
WHAT WE DO
Fifth Letter solves marketing and communications challenges while holding to a triple bottom line standard. This means success happens when our clients, their customers and stakeholders, and we ourselves win. This mindset, and working with people we like and who like us, is our formula for developing transformative relationships.
HOW WE DO IT
ADVERTISING AND PRINT DESIGN
Branding & Style Guides
Packaging & Product Positioning
Signage & Large-Scale Graphics
Display Advertising & Sales Materials
Book Covers & Interiors
WEBSITE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
User Interfaces & Experiences
Ecommerce Set-up and Integration
Customer Journeys & Testing
Platform Migration & Optimization
Accessibility Remediation and Monitoring
Copywriting & Editing
Photography & Video Direction
Naming & Concepts
Best Practices & Guideline Development
Online Campaigns (visual and written)
Data Visualization and Infographics
Marketing Plans and Calendars
Research & Market Data Capture
Social Media Listening/Persona Development
Email and Landing Page-based Campaigns
Product Launches (digital and physical)
Content Planning (visual and written)
Presentations (in-person and virtual)
IT'S TIME TO GET
OVER THAT BAR.
Our inspiration comes from high jumper Dick Fosbury, an athlete who approached an age-old challenge in a new way. So what's your bar? Let's make possible become probable, maybe even inevitable.
Out-of-the-park results come from mutual respect and trust, combined with deep understanding of a client’s business. This means we ask a lot of questions, share stories and build strong connections.
We help clients do what they can’t do on their own. And they inspire us with their passion and drive.
Additional client experience includes companies and organizations like Bali, GlaxoSmithKline, Hanes, Krispy Kreme, L’eggs, Quintiles, UNC Chapel Hill, Weyerhaeuser, and Wrangler (among others).WORK WITH US
Our favorite collaborator and 12th man. Founder of Honestly.
Developing a relationship with the right agency isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. Here’s a peek behind the curtain in terms of who we are and the qualities we look for when we work with people like you:
Provide a warm, client-centric experience based on empathy and trust.
Embrace client challenges and convert them into opportunities (i.e. create from the weakest point).
Provide transparency regarding our process, culture and client communications. Keep things simple whenever possible.
Recognize that creativity and great ideas can come from anywhere inside or outside our company.
Remain confident, but not egocentric, about solutions being presented to the client. If there’s no research and/or intuition to inform the solution, it’s probably not valid.
Always be uncomfortable to a certain degree. That means we (and our clients) are always taking risks and allowing for new learning opportunities.
Time should never be an excuse.
Approach our work with flexibility and humor.