The Engine is Red

Careers at The Engine


Design your own workweek. Sure, you’re expected to get it done, but you decide how. There’s no one looking over your shoulder. That would be weird. And get reported to HR. Work from home one day and in the studio the next. Be warned though! Collaborating in person may lead to happy hour.


If you feel held back, you belong here. Our project leads are free to run projects their way. Creative leaders work directly with account managers to craft an ideal workflow. Every project is different, so each team decides how to reach the finish line. These small teams deliver the best ideas because they're closest to the work.


We offer a studio-centric hybrid schedule. Currently, at a 50/50 hybrid model, we have no future plans to go 100%. Our studios are designed to be a place you love coming into. Plus, when you need to get away, away, you can work remotely from your vacation destination.


Because better creative comes from a place with no bullshit. Traditional and in-house agencies don’t have the freedom we do. We changed our business model to cut through the clutter. Less paperwork and more autonomy. This works for us. Does it work for you?

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No timesheets. We trust you to get it done.

No fake family culture. Plenty of inside jokes though.

No holding groups to please. Just the clients. And yourself.

No pressure to work late. Seriously, go home.

No overpowering egos. Humble humans work here.

No battles to win. Save the drama for TV time.

No endless redlining. Conversations are easier.

Yes to collaborating with clients. Better experience for all.

Yes to studio days and free coffee. Flexible schedules FTW.

Yes to profit share checks. Not just a holiday bonus.

Yes to working from home. Or from Europe. Really.

Yes to dogs in the office. The cats prefer to stay home.

Yes to fake band names. There’s a slack channel.

Yes to progress over perfection. Make better mistakes tomorrow.


Profit Share

Eligible employees receive a share of 25% of agency profit each quarter.

401K Program

Company-funded match up to 4% of base salary.

Health Insurance

Eligible after 30 days. 100% paid dental, vision, and life.

20 Days of PTO

Borrow up to 1 week of paid time off.

6 Paid Holidays

Plus Christmas Eve.

Early Friday

Every third Friday of the month (Jan-October), leave at 3:00 p.m.


The Engine is far from perfect, and we know it. We constantly listen and gather feedback directly and through third-party surveys. Every insight and rating helps us be better. Based on the 2022 results, we’re currently working on providing additional training resources and a more robust performance feedback process. We want to be a positive force in your life, at work and home.

I feel supported and like I'm learning so much on our projects. On the other side, clients love working with us. This gives me a sense of pride knowing we are doing a good job with their work and making it a great experience for them. I feel we make an impact for them and with them. I also love the clients we choose to engage with—I have never felt like we worked with a company that didn't align with our values.

Chloe Mark Art Director

Remember when you had a group project and ended up doing all the work? That doesn't happen here. I love working hard with hardworking people. There's support from leadership and laughter with clients who become friends. I'll always be grateful I found my way here.

Amy Schaus Copywriter