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Where data gets creative

Hey is a place where artistry and data science work together to bring success to our clients. Our team of strategists and omni-media creatives have built their reputations through work on well-known brands and causes, winning international acclaim, from the Webby award to the national Emmy Award, to Cannes Lions to Effies. Data and human insight are the basis of our work – whether it’s an ad campaign, lead generation marketing, engaging brand content or ecommerce experience.

Omni-channel, digital first

In 2010, we set out to create a flexible, future-proof approach to engaging audiences in today’s complex and rapidly changing landscape. The customer journey is a varied and complex set of contexts for generating awareness, engaging and converting. We thrive in the complexity and relish the opportunities it creates.

Connecting brands with digital culture

We’re a group of content creators, technophiles and digital media experts fueled by the power of creativity to make meaningful connections online. Brands that want to engage credibly and effectively on the web and in social media work with us.

Our Services

Chris Lloyd

Managing Partner

Hey's founding partner, Chris orchestrates a wide range of digital and creative services and tools, assembled for today's complex marketing landscape. He is the former head of DDB's Seattle office and prior to that, served as general manager of FCB. He worked for 13 years on Madison Avenue where he

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Chris Lloyd

Managing Partner

Hey's founding partner, Chris orchestrates a wide range of digital and creative services and tools, assembled for today's complex marketing landscape. He is the former head of DDB's Seattle office and prior to that, served as general manager of FCB. He worked for 13 years on Madison Avenue where he experienced the end of the Mad Men era and the beginning of the rise of digital. He's managed numerous successful campaigns for brands including Proctor & Gamble's Olay, Purina Dog Chow, Anheuser Busch, HP, Microsoft and the iconic I Love New York campaign. Chris has experience with virtually every tool in the marketing toolbox and is devoted to helping clients identify and execute the most effective strategies for reaching their goals. He serves on the board of Forterra, working on issues that affect the environment in the northwest and he works with the board of The United Way helping solve some of the toughest challenges facing people in our rapidly changing communities.

Eric Gutierrez

Partner, Chief Creative Officer

As Hey's founding creative partner, Eric has extensive experience bringing brands to life through omni-channel strategies and across a wide range of forms, both digital and traditional. Throughout his career, he's been a force behind award-winning work for global clients including The North Face, McDonald's, Holland America and Windstar Cruises,

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Eric Gutierrez

Partner, Chief Creative Officer

As Hey's founding creative partner, Eric has extensive experience bringing brands to life through omni-channel strategies and across a wide range of forms, both digital and traditional. Throughout his career, he's been a force behind award-winning work for global clients including The North Face, McDonald's, Holland America and Windstar Cruises, as well as regional brands including Mutual of Enumclaw, Car Toys, Swedish Medical Center and University of Utah Health among others.
His work for non-profits and causes has resulted in a Webby Award-winning website promoting civil rights and the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, and an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign which won the national Emmy Award for best PSA. As a young adult, Eric had a brief acting career playing a corrupt cult member on the soap opera Guiding Light. He's a frequent attendee of the international TED conference and serves on the board of Seattle's Tony-winning Intiman Theatre.

Cher Marckx

Media and Digital Engagement Director

Recipient of the Ad Age Media Maven Award, Cher brings over 15-years of media strategy, planning and buying experience. With an omni-channel, data-driven approach, Cher develops deep insights for connecting with audiences in the right moments and contexts in order to make the most impact. She orchestrates effective digital plans

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Cher Marckx

Media and Digital Engagement Director

Recipient of the Ad Age Media Maven Award, Cher brings over 15-years of media strategy, planning and buying experience. With an omni-channel, data-driven approach, Cher develops deep insights for connecting with audiences in the right moments and contexts in order to make the most impact. She orchestrates effective digital plans across team functions and departments, ensuring optimal campaign performance and ROI. She has worked successfully with brands including Symetra Financial and Alaska Airlines to maximize budgets by identifying and managing various co-op partnerships and sponsorships, increasing reach and frequency, through paid, earned and owned media. She has orchestrated highly targeted campaigns in mobile, display and social for clients at Hey including Car Toys, Northland Communications and Mutual of Enumclaw.

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