WE ARE An integrated MARKETING Consultancy
IN THIS DEPARTMENT THE ONLY NUMBER THAT COUNTS IS 11
Like the guys of Spinal Tap, we’ve been going to 11 since 2008. We dial things up for your brand. On a scale of 1 to 10, we always deliver 11. We go beyond the best. We unleash the unexpected. We elevate, innovate, and radiate. We are a unique department made up of exceptional experts who specialize in strategic consulting, design thinking, integrated marketing, creative innovation and digital strategy. We are a Department of Doers. We match the talent to the task. And we take everything we do to 11.
11 IS WHO WE ARE
We’re picky about the company we keep. We only work with seasoned, senior-level, passionate professionals who are never satisfied with just doing the job. Change agents, innovators, craftspeople, thinkers, doers, dreamers, all driven to take each and every project to the max. Pushing the work to the limit. Taking it to 11. Because that’s the only place worth going to. And we’re a local agency that harnesses local talent, so our people are always here to tackle any problem at a moment’s notice.
11 IS WHAT WE DO
Dept. 11 is different because we match skilled specialists to marketing and technology projects. That empowers us to train a laser focus on the problem and the solution. As a highly experienced Chicago based consultancy, we confidently service promising startups, award-winning agencies and established blue chip companies. Our curated experts and engagement teams are handpicked to solve any problem on any scale. Whether it’s a single assignment, an ongoing project solution, a reinvigoration of a brand, or a transformation of a company, we can marshal the forces and bring them to bear on any challenge you may have. We can also fill freelance needs and full-time support. Our lean methodology allows us to help you ramp up, execute, learn and adjust at the speed of your business. Ensuring that there are no barriers to taking you past the status quo all the way to 11.
Dive deep, identify the situation, propose the solution.
Create new product branding that delivers results.
User-centered customer journeys, storytelling and content strategy.
We create the content to keep your audience coming back.
Keep it clean, easy to maintain and responsive.
Making your presence felt on our indispensable devices.
Analtyics + Optimization
Data analysis and content strategy for improved SEO.
Social Media Strategy
Connect your brand with customers on their preferred terms.
WCAG Compliance + Accessability
Auditing, training, risk management, remediation and implementation support.
12 YEARS OF TAKING IT TO 11
Over the past 12 years, we’ve been helping clients take their businesses to the next level, and beyond. We never stop. We are never satisfied. We dial up the results to 11.
And we’re just getting started.
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11 IS WHY WE’RE DIFFERENT
Our unique, personal touch allows us to bring really extraordinary people together.
We know what makes our team members tick, what they’re passionate about and what inspires them. There is not one size that fits all. At Dept. 11 we go to 11 to find the resources that best fit your unique needs. Our custom teams aren’t just marketing experts. They also know industry trends and nuances and can steer clients in the right direction.
Dept. 11 is built on a simple premise: deliver strategic consulting and design thinking with senior-level talent that push the boundaries of possible. You get the best-suited people for your challenge.
Strategic insight + digital expertise
+ expert level marketing services
+ support = 11
From Our Clients
Our client roster spans from promising start-ups to established blue-chip companies.
“Working with the Dept. 11 team has been a huge help in augmenting our marketing team and bringing in pitch hitters for projects. The ability to choose a curated team work with (vs. choosing an agency) is highly valuable in our fast moving, high velocity world.”
“Dept 11 is the first place I call because I know the people that come from there are high caliber, experienced talent. Dept 11 and their talent, know how agencies operate and what to expect (and not to expect). The people I work with at Dept 11 understand the business and the pressures our teams are under and it does not go unnoticed.”
“Dept 11 is incredibly nimble, reliable and goes out of their way to understand our marketing needs. Working with them is refreshing and I see them as a trusted partner.”
LET’S TAKE IT TO 11 TOGETHER
We would love to hear from you. Send us a note and let’s start the conversation.