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We support brands with a design forward approach driven by in-depth strategy to produce world class results.

Auxiliary is targeted towards forward thinking clients with imaginative ideas looking to collaborate with a disciplined partner.

Our Philosophy

Auxiliary is a trusted, interdisciplinary creative studio with a curious approach to developing impactful and timeless brand experiences. We create unparalleled, dynamic campaigns and activations that impact our clients, their outcomes, and our connection to them.

Our Approach

Our design forward approach is driven by in-depth strategy to produce world class results. We believe that good design and marketing taps into emotions to inspire action.

Our Services

We are a full service agency specializing in brand development, omni-channel marketing, animation, and user experiences. We create inspired work focused on your business goals, objectives, and audiences across multiple brand touch points.

Brand Strategy
Content Strategy
Campaign Strategy
Creative Auditing

Brand Development
Messaging + Positioning
Graphic Design
Logo Design
Infographics / Data Viz
Environmental Signage
Interactive Experiences

Motion Graphics
2D Animation
Video Production
Video Editing
Lifestyle Photography
Product Photography

Digital Advertising
Print + OOH Advertising
Physical Activations
Social Media Campaigns
Email Campaigns
Content Marketing

Web Design
Web Development

Our Partners

Excellence of any kind often involves some intangible alchemy, which can be attributed to our working relationships. Our partnership with Add3 gives us the ability to leverage decades of media buying experience to offer a truly integrated and performance-driven approach to digital creative and advertising.


We have a small core team of creatives on our staff, but regularly bring in freelance/contractors that we collaborate with. This larger team is an extension of ourselves and our leadership team remains your primary point of contact.


Michiko Swiggs, Interactive Designer/Developer
A design driven developer with numerous awards under her belt, Michiko has been an extension of our team for 4+ years. She is a design forward dev with a passion for interactive design.


Kyle Johnson, Photographer
Kyle is an editorial/commercial photographer born and raised in Seattle with a passion for the region and the outdoors. He is a featured NY Times photographer that supports our team when developing content for brands in both print and digital.


Rachel Bergman, Copywriter
Rachel is a copywriter who has been working in the world of SEO, content marketing, and social media management since 2018. She’s been working with us over the last year and has brought a fresh perspective to our ongoing needs.


Stephan Gray, Videographer
Stephan comes from a strong background in music video and documentary work. Striking visuals and experimentation are dominant themes in his commercial and branded content. He’s worked with our team over the years supporting video projects.


Jan Hadenfeldt, Full Stack Developer
A passionate full-stack developer with 10+ years of experience building web applications, Jan has worked with our team over the past year overseeing a few web projects including our own site.


Our Team

Gregory Smith

Executive Creative Director

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Megan Gonzales

Head of Creative Operations

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Andy Savoie

Art Director

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Steven Didis

Senior Designer

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Kayley Sonheim

Junior Designer

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We are Auxiliary, an agency of design-forward thinking, strategically driven individuals with a passion to create. We believe that good design and marketing taps into those emotions that inspire action. We look forward to working together and galvanizing your next project.

Our Clients

Clients dictate our approach—the more we understand you, the more we can support you. Professionalism is key. Hustle, guaranteed. We've designed for a full spectrum of people, businesses, and industries and look forward to working with you.