Who We Are

We are The Working Assembly, a multidisciplinary creative collective where the love of well-crafted ideas, design and technology intersect to create memorable and effective experiences.

We have a passion for launching, rejuvenating and propelling brands. We grow startups—from ideation to realization—collaborating on branding, user experience, design and development. We also work with existing companies and provide business transforming product innovation, brand development and creative campaigns.

How We Work

... with startups

We work with funded startups and collaborate as they create something new. Finding the right specialist or assembling a creative team from scratch is daunting and can drain critical time and resources—that's where we step in.

Do you need a logo? An innovative UI? A UX workflow? A minimum viable product (MVP)? We can jump in at any part of the process with our experienced multidisciplinary team. We help bring these new companies and brands to life through the design of their product, services, spaces, and interactive experiences. This co-creation often leads to equity partnerships in tandem with our ongoing relationships.

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... with brands

We work with established brands and agencies and assist them with everything from branding to content creation. Our wide range of services extends from logo design to mobile app development to short films to food trucks.

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... with brands
that want to
innovate like
a startup

We offer the 24 Hour Assembly—a great resource for startups and companies alike—to get unstuck or accelerate a project already in motion. It's also a way for corporations to innovate or test an idea through a design exercise.

Through the 24 Hour Assembly, our team has launched an MVP for a mobile communications conglomerate, conceived an exploratory concept restaurant for a national chain and supported a global agency win a multi-million dollar pitch. These projects are usually top secret, but we're happy to discuss privately about how we can work with you.

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What We Do

We continuously explore new disciplines to best meet our clients' needs, keep pace with emerging technology, and employ best practices. While design will always be at the forefront of everything we do, there are a few key areas of our expertise that are requested most often:

What We’ve Made

The Assembly

Our flexible model allows us to stay agile in a time of tight budgets and compressed timelines. At the same time, our size ensures you remain an active part of your project, not lost in the bureaucracy of a big box agency.

For every project, we start with our core Assembly and scale the team depending on need, drawing from a vetted network of proven talent. Our collective is comprised of people that have experience working with the world's biggest brands, and bring a level of expertise, insight and creativity to everything they do.

Lawrence O'Toole

Lawrence O’Toole

partner

Lawrence is a published author and design director with experience that spans 15 years and a multitude of Fortune 500 brands. Lawrence's resume includes the most innovative companies in the world, such as Google Creative Lab, Interbrand, Momentum Worldwide, Rokkan, Fahrenheit 212 and StrawberryFrog. His work has been recognized by Creativity, Art Director's Club, How Magazine, The New York Times and many more. As head of TWA, he oversees all creative output, as well as personally designing for key accounts.

Jolene Delisle

Jolene Delisle

partner

Jolene intersects visual design, advertising and technology. Her experience includes retail design, product design, art installations, mobile applications and award winning advertising campaigns. Most recently, Jolene was a creative director at Arnold Worldwide, where she led global work for The Hershey’s Company. Past client experience also includes: Urban Outfitters, Fab.com, MTV, ESPN and IKEA. Jolene’s work has been recognized by Communication Arts, CMYK, Creative Review, The One Show and the Art Director’s Club.

Christine Walthall

Christine Walthall

User Experience

Christine is a user experience designer whose work spans a wide range of platforms and experiences including native and mobile web apps, educational learning platforms, e-commerce, and game design. She has worked with global clients such as Nike, IBM, IKEA and Harvard, and has also spent time on the product side, working at small tech startups like Venmo.

Jenny McCoy

Jenny McCoy

social strategy

Jenny has experience in every aspect of the constantly expanding social media landscape. Originally a copywriter, she got her start at MTV News, where she increased the brand's Twitter following by over 220,000 followers in less than a year, with no media spend. Since then, she has led social campaign strategy for a number of tech companies and global brands, overseeing social ad buys and managing teams of community managers and content developers. Currently, she also manages all social media efforts for IFC.

Nicole Murtagh

Nicole Murtagh

designer

Nicole is a multi-talented designer with a background in photography, production, crafting and education, giving her the ability to see the bigger picture in every project. Her unique point of view and innovative thinking allows her to work with a diverse range of clients. She spends part of her time under the pseudonym, Familiar Fox, inspiring collaboration and helping other creatives elevate their brands.

Otis

Otis

mascot

Otis is head of morale and all matters related to the game of fetch. You’ll often find him sleeping, about to go to sleep or finding a good place for a nap in the studio.

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