Think about your most thrilling conversations. Those you’ve had at that dream dinner party, or in the most private moments with lasting friends or enduring loves. You ask questions that cut to the heart and soul and invite a deeper connection.
That’s exactly where we start—with questions that get you thinking about your work in new and exciting ways, questions that help you look at your world with fresh eyes. They’re questions that push you past the answers you’re used to giving.
At The Hilt, stories are our trade. We believe they’re the driving force behind the most vibrant brands and the most memorable campaigns. We’re a curious lot, excited by your ideals and moved by your aspirations. What’s your unique take on the world? How do you want to be valued? What about you surprises people? Your answers bring your true story into focus.
Who we're working with
It's one thing to love what you do. It's another to love who you're doing it for.
"Every man has his own patch of earth to cultivate. What's important is that he dig deep." Jose Saramago
What We Do
Every day we get to do what we love most
In the world of creative agencies, there’s no shortage of good ideas. But an idea is not a story. An idea is the spark, a general notion. Yet ideas alone lack the richness and depth to rouse memories or stir emotion. So we don’t stop at good—or even great—ideas. Success or failure rides on unlocking and shaping the stories behind those ideas. And getting there requires a closer look.
Strategy & Storytelling Brand development
- Audience Research
- Brand Positioning
- Brand Narrative
- Brand Personality
- Brand Messaging
- Brand Voice & Vocabulary
Moments & Experiences Design, collateral, web
- Touchpoint & Experience Design
- Web Development
- Marketing Collateral
- Packaging Design
- Publications and Annual Reports
Activation Campaigns and advertising
- Marketing Strategy
- Brand Launch
- Social Media
- Digital Marketing
We love who we work with.
Don't be a stranger.
1505 Westlake Ave. N
Ste 1000 Seattle, WA 98109