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Upwork goes nationwide

This week marks the launch of Upwork’s first national campaign. Broadcast TV, digital video and radio show us how all our offices could, in fact, be much larger than we realize.

Nicotine: the teen nightmare

Nicotine is a neurotoxin whose changes to the teen brain could be permanent. And that’s what our campaign sets out to communicate.

How sweet (and also tart) it is

It’s not just the sugar talking when we say that we’re so fired up about our new client: iconic candy brand and childhood favorite, SweeTARTS.

Keepin’ it real in HR

HR is about helping real people. The H is for human, remember? So why does so much HR advertising feel so unreal?

Buy stuff, get Steph

Rakuten is back with the latest installment of the “Power of R” campaign, this time featuring a relatively well-known professional basketball player.

A couple locals go national

The two lovable locals that anchor Kona Brewing’s Dear Mainland campaign are about to hit the court and the big time in a series of new spots running for the first time nationally during this year's March Madness.

Playing the name game with InnovAsian

These four 15-second spots use rhymes that play with the catchphrase “InnovAsian occasion” to help consumers better remember the brand when navigating the crowded freezer aisle.

Rakuten makes Grammy debut

The Japanese e-commerce giant dropped its first ever North American campaign during last night’s Grammys. Directed by acclaimed duo Vania & Muggia, the TV introduces Rakuten as a premium lifestyle brand and is the introduction of a months-long, DC-led brand overhaul.

Upwork is happening today

Oh, it's happening alright: the new campaign for freshly IPO'd Upwork launches this very morning and portrays an experience familiar to us all in the workaday world: the “oh shit, how am I going to get this finished?” moment.

The Dubs & DC: Game recognize game

The new campaign for the NBA champs celebrates the franchise's 47-year legacy in Oakland through novel pairings of Warriors — old-school and new — playing in perfect sync across a continuum of time.

Social smoking hurts more than you think

Universal appeal

Our assignment was to convince teens and tweens that Universal was the “what’s next” vacation for them and their families.

The tobacco industry has a kids menu

Today marks the launch of DC’s latest campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program. The work exposes the tobacco industry’s latest deception: using flavors and products that masquerade as snacks and flash drives to hook kids when their brains are most susceptible to addiction.

DriveTime's new direction

The new campaign from DriveTime asks the burning question: if you’re not buying your car at DriveTime, how smart are you?

Hey World! Upwork’s here to help

DC’s first campaign for Upwork positions the freelancer network as a movement of motivated people who are here to roll up collective sleeves and make stuff happen.

New name and ID for Redhook reboot

How do you take a craft pioneer snubbed by the next generation of beer nerds and make it cool again? You build an innovation brewing pub and get DC to name it and design the ID. Welcome to Brewlab.