bright minds / beautiful results

We are translators.

We transform the critical things your brand wants to say into the motivating messages consumers need to hear. Not on our terms. Or your terms. But their terms. Because people only listen if you speak their language.

DOLLAR BANK

Breathing new life into the nation’s largest mutual bank.

Spoiler alert: Reaching a new audience means being way more than a bank.

 

EDGAR SNYDER

Chasing a new market. Not ambulances.

ESA’s personal injury lawyers provide a real service. Resting on cliches isn’t one of them.

EDGAR SNYDER

Gotta stop thumbs before you can reach minds.

That work is for a law firm?...That’s kind of the point.

Halftone Crowd

Sound strategy is the first step to results. Calaveras believes this wholeheartedly. That’s why their work is so effective.

AJ Drexler
CEO
Campos

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When I want it good, I reach out to other agencies. When I want it great, I call Calaveras.

Ed Brennan

Director of Marketing

Long Island Community Hospital

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When we needed to rebrand our 166-year old institution, we chose Calaveras for a reason.

Joe Smith
SVP
Dollar Bank

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They’re smart. They’re collaborative. They listen. And they deliver – always!

Carrie Scanlon Copley

Director of Marketing

Edgar Snyder & Associates

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I sleep well working with Calaveras. No matter what, I know they’ll come through with thinking that nails our challenges.

James Santilli

Chief Experience Officer
Pittsburgh Penguins

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You see a lot of the same stuff in healthcare. With Calaveras, I know I’ll see something fresh, something better.

Lillian Marshall
VP, Marketing Intelligence & Brand
UPMC

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Fun facts

0

COLLECTIVE EGO

3

TOTAL NUMBER OF BLACK T-SHIRTS WE OWN

100%

GOOD ENOUGH TO HAVE ONE

15+

BRAND MANAGERS & CMOs WILLING TO RECOMMEND US

1

TATTOOS WE HAVE THAT WE ARE "WILLING" TO DISCLOSE

4

TIMES WE ARE ASKED EACH WEEK WHAT CALAVERAS MEANS

40

YEARS OF COMBINED CREATIVE EXPERIENCE

47

MAJOR AWARD SHOWS THAT HAVE RECOGNIZED THE WORK WE'VE DONE FOR OUR CLIENTS

Our Skills

What we make:

Strategic plans, the effort that leads to effective human insights, multi-channel initiatives and the work that brings it all to life. But perhaps the greatest thing we make is this: a bond with our clients born of trust and success.  

STRATEGY

CREATIVE

BRANDING

SOCIAL

DIGITAL