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Business Summary
Number of employees
21-50
Commercial Focus
B2B, B2C
Service Area
National
Annual Revenue
$2M - $5M
Project Based Budget
$10,000+
Retainer-based Budget
$2,000 - $5,000
7 Reviews in Total
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About Watson Creative
We’re a research-based creative studio. Our sights are set on strategy, design, storytelling, and creating an impact. Lifestyle brands to tech, startups to venture capitalists, professional services to professional sports—we dig down to build up.
What makes us different

WATSON CREATIVE, founded in 2008, is a Brand Strategy, Design and Digital Agency based in Portland. Our headquarters is nestled between the Pacific Ocean, the Columbia Gorge, some national forests, as well as a few volcanoes. Portland is the perfect catalyst for creativity and mischief; it’s a place to stretch our legs and develop original, evolving, and meaningful solutions for our clients. 

What We Do
  • Advertising
  • Branding/Positioning
  • Content Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Inbound Marketing
  • Influencer Marketing
  • Local Listing
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Automation
  • Marketing Consulting/Strategy
  • Pay-Per-Click
  • Public Relations
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Social Media Marketing
  • User Experience/User Interface
  • Video Production
  • Web Design
  • Web Development
Watson Creative Reviews
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06/14/2020
Validated by UpCity
Communication
10/10
Knowledge
10/10
Branding/Positioning
Demand Gen
Content Marketing

Overall Experience
Watson Creative listens and reacts! I needed design help for my business but didn’t know how to articulate my needs. They walked me through their a simple yet comprehensive intake process which really helped me understand how I want to brand my business and for the long and short term while keeping my business goals in mind. The results were far beyond my expectations and I’m moving forward with my business with a sense of pride! Watson Creative is the best choice with very fair pricing and extremely responsive. You won’t be disappointed. Stop searching for a design firm. You found Watson Creative.
04/01/2020
Validated by UpCity
Communication
9/10
Knowledge
10/10
Budgets
$5k - $10k
$250 - $500
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Web Design
Video Production

Overall Experience
Working with Watson Creative has been rewarding, relational, professional and business forward. Their studio, led by Matt Watson (CEO & ECD), operates from a leading edge position. Their work far outpaces their competition. They are a pleasure to work with as they listen to my needs and ideas and guide the discussion towards excellent outcomes. I will continue to work with Watson Creative. Jeff VandenHoek Intentionality Owner | Consultant | Executive Leadership Growth Coach
03/27/2020
Validated by UpCity
Communication
10/10
Knowledge
10/10
User Experience/User Interface

Overall Experience
I have known Matt since he was an undergraduate student at Oregon State University in the graphic design program. Over the past 25 years, I’ve followed Matt’s post-graduate journey, starting at Lippincott in New York, moving to Nike, and finally starting his own agency, Watson Creative in Portland. Over that time he has remained dedicated to his alma mater by teaching and inspiring students, working on our Advisory Board and hiring dozens of OSU grads. I can not only attest to Matt's critical design thinking and problem-solving ability, but also to his character and to the people he hires. I have enjoyed getting to know the team at Watson Creative and I highly recommend them.
03/22/2020
Validated by UpCity
Communication
10/10
Knowledge
10/10
Budgets
$5k - $10k
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Web Design
Branding/Positioning
Graphic Design
Market Analysis
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Overall Experience
Matt - and his great team at Watson Creative - simply GET IT. I've had the pleasure of knowing Matt for a while now...when we worked together at Nike a decade ago, and more recently as a client with the consulting agency I am building (The Alpha Collective). What I love about working with Matt is his ability to see the Big Picture. He knows how to provide focus, help creatively build big ideas, and then help put it all together in a beautiful consumer-centric package. A true partner and asset!
03/13/2020
Validated by UpCity
Communication
10/10
Knowledge
9/10
Budgets
$5k - $10k
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Graphic Design

Overall Experience
Our project with Watson Creative was a unique one for an agency that was known for their work with pro sports teams. But they brought a distinct point of view and a determined passion that ultimately produced an incredible children’s book. So incredible it snagged a Ben Franklin award. This project demonstrates Watson’s ability to not only adapt to any project, but to knock it out of the park every time.
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Platforms We Support
  • AWS
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe Premier
  • Constant Contact
  • Final Cut PRO
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Data Studio
Who We Work With
Clients We Serve
  • Locally-focused small business owner (eg. Doctors, Lawyers, Restaurants)
  • Locally-focused franchisee
  • Small e-commerce business (i.e. less than $1MM in annual sales)
  • Medium or large e-commerce business (i.e. greater than $1MM in annual sales)
  • Start-ups
  • Medium or large national or international business
Types of Businesses We Work With
  • Generalists