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.
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!
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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.
Clever Fun Facts
Number of Wacom pens Bella has broken:
Number of days Michael has gone without blasting Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You":
Elise lost her friend to:
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
Number of times the phrase Crazytown is used by Shannon weekly:
Number of cups of coffee on average are found on our desks every morning:
When Michael was a kid, he wanted to be:
a dinosaur or a cage fighter
Number of times Jeff brought his lunch to work:
Michael's favorite chill spot:
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
Average number of floral arrangements in the office at any given time:
Amount of food on Ian's face:
Total number of passport stamps at Clever:
Pots of coffee brewed per day:
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Number of times the phrase 'pop down' is used daily:
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Number of Prius drivers at Clever:
Number of times in 2014 that Bella has talked about Bulldogs:
Superpower we wish existed:
Grumpy Cat and a Unicorn
Number of singing telegrams delivered to Clever:
Average number of gchat messages sent daily:
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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Elise's best impression:
Dinosaur high on sugar
Elise's second best impression:
Singing Snow White’s theme “I’m Wishing”
Michael's workstation is decorated with:
passport photos of himself and several toothless Jennifer Lawrence headshots
snaps her fingers while listening to music on her headphones.