We are an award-winning creative design agency based in Los Angeles that believes in inspiring our clients as much as they inspire us. We make brands move. We make brands laugh. We make brands shine. True brand “nerds,” we live the brands we love.
With a combined 35+ years of expertise in the market, our team is comprised of strategists, designers, copywriters, illustrators and leaders who strive to discover new ways to establish their clients as innovators in their space. Our clients turn to us to blend their strategy and personality into creative solutions that drive results and turn heads.
To be the best at a job like that, your agency partner needs to be both left- and right-brained. Strategic and inventive. Clever and creative.
Fortunately, that’s exactly who we are.
Jr. Art Director
As a partner, Clever establishes brands through a trusted collaborative relationship with a proven track record of long-standing clients. We work with brands across the growth chart to identify their needs for long-term success. Clever strategically designs multi-platform solutions that engage new and existing clients by examining their lifestyles and who influences the target audience. Let’s get Clever together!
DIGITAL & PRINT
Clever is as Clever DOESCLEVER CREATIVE - MAR VISTA CA
Our agency believes in all things good. From the way we treat our team with respect, dedicated professional growth and a few perks, did someone say massage Mondays? To the friendly competition between the Alley Cats and the Bowling Stones. Clever knows that a good culture creates a happy team and a happy team designs the best work.
We’ve built a leadership team with a combined 35+ years of experience in branding, marketing, strategy, and design (and a heck of a lot of personality).
Doing what you like is freedom.
Liking what you do is happiness.
People To Watch 2015
August 24, 2015
Inside the Studio: Clever Creative
April 30, 2015
Checking in with Shannon Gabor & Clever Creative
December 20, 2015
‘Clever’ way to fundraise
January 7, 2016
A Program Designed to Inspire Youth Creativity
August 24, 2015
Step Up Women’s Network Los Angeles
October 6, 2011
Have You Ever Thought About Mentoring?
January 25, 2011
HOW recognizes the Clever CrEATive Cookbook
February 22, 2016
Southern California Life
July, August 2015
Women Lead Steering Committee
January 25, 2011
Clever Fun Facts
Most of the Starbucks employees downstairs know our orders by heart
Number of dogs in the Clever office daily:
at least two
Times Shannon talks about/plays JT and/or Adele in the office:
every time she works in the bullpen
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Number of Employees who can recite the states in alphabetical order:
Favorite Office Lunch Order:
Pesto Pillows from Fritto Misto
Non iPhone users in the Office:
1 (Cough Cough, Jose)
If Shannon had a superpower it would be:
Meeting Justin Timberlake
Number of times Justin Timberlake is mentioned in our studio daily:
Snack that disappears most quickly from office kitchen:
Birthday Cake Oreos
Snack that disappears least quickly from office kitchen:
Low Sodium Trail Mix
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Number of languages of spoken in the office:
6 (including Pig Latin)
KJ eats tacos for lunch:
LA Natives at Clever:
The #1 Crime that one can possibly commit at Clever:
leaving the sponge unsqueezed at the sink
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Superpower we wish existed:
Grumpy Cat and a Unicorn
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The amount of times people have tripped going up the stairs:
If we were all stranded on an island and it came down to it we would:
eat Elise first
Calories in 2 fun size Snickers bars: 160. Average calories burned in a day going up and down the stairs: 160. Coincidence?
We think not.
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Number of pen clicks per day:
snaps her fingers while listening to music on her headphones.