The Engine

We’re not just marketers, we’re mavericks. Relentless collaborators. Makers of the remarkable. Excavators of truth. Explorers of the next big thing. Working hard to help take your business to galactic heights.
Transparent From the Start

At the Engine is Red, we invite clients to be a part of the creative process, from initial sketches to final tweaks – creating an open dialogue and building trust along the way.

V is for Vulnerability

Like Brené Brown, we believe vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change. That’s why we like to share our work early and often – so we can create work that’s truly out of this world.

We're all on the Same Team

From day one, we’re all in this together. Working side-by-side, shoulder-to-shoulder, laptop-to-laptop, picking each other up and having each other’s backs, in order to create great work.

Love Your Creative Agency

We believe everyone should love their creative agency. That goes for our clients and our Engineers. We want you to love working here, love working with us and love what you create.

With studios in California, Minnesota, and Texas, as well as remote teammates from DENVER to Finland, the Engine is Red has grown from our original team of two to a team of thirty-five dreamers, thinkers, and storytellers.

Santa Rosa, California

Our flagship studio – where Engineers enjoy sunny days, sipping wine and creating work that inspires people to take action.


Austin, Texas

Staying true to the “keep Austin weird” credo, the talented team in our Austin, Texas studio continue to push the boundaries and create work that constantly leaves us all in awe.

AUSTIN, TX 78745

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The self proclaimed “fun office”, our Minnesota studio is located right in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, making the choices for office happy-hours endless.


Agency Leadership

Chris Denny
Chris Denny Founder & Lead Strategist
Kalli Fishman
Kalli Fishman VP of Client Services
Mitch Kelly
Mitch Kelly VP of Creative

Project Leadership

Amy Schaus
Amy Schaus Associate Copy Director
Chesley Roberts
Chesley Roberts Director of Digital Strategy
Chloe Mark
Chloe Mark Associate Creative Director
Daryl Knight
Daryl Knight Director of Interactive
Jenna Long
Jenna Long Senior Account Manager
Jessica Castro
Jessica Castro Account Manager
Josh Johnson
Josh Johnson Senior Account Manager
Josh Talbot
Josh Talbot Senior Art Director
Stephen Kent
Stephen Kent Director of Copy
Taylor Allen
Taylor Allen Account Manager


Charlotte Larson
Charlotte Larson Copywriter
Jacob Krump
Jacob Krump Senior Designer
Patrick Finney
Patrick Finney Senior Designer
Shaylon Elmore
Shaylon Elmore Graphic Designer
Veronica Liddell
Veronica Liddell Finance and Operations Clerk

We’re proud to collaborate with these great brands

Love the ones you're with

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