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Now Hiring: Junior Designer

Tripp Westbrook

We are looking for a Junior Designer  to join our growing creative department.  Responsibilities include: Demonstrates an eagerness to understand and capture visual language of assigned brands Learning to execute all mediums Speaks clearly and…

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Small is the New Big: Introducing Our Friends at Familiar Creatures

Wade Alger

I have known Justin and Dustin for years. We all cut our teeth together at The Martin Agency, and I have nothing but mad respect for them. So when they started their own agency I was fascinated by how bold and daring they were to do so. I’ve…

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Calling All Interns

Wade Alger

Hey it’s me, Joseph, the fancy new coffee machine at Firehouse. I brew the best, that’s why they picked me. So I’m here to tell you that Firehouse is continuing their streak of high standards and looking for a kick-ass intern. So if you’re…

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Small is the New Big

Wade Alger

Think small.  What do I mean by this? I mean exactly that. Clients are looking for more transparency. Looking for more engagement on their business. And most importantly, looking at agencies to see who exactly will work on their business. Guess…

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Wade Alger Joins Firehouse, Chief Inspiration Officer

Steve Smith

The Award Winning “Hump Day” Writer Joins Firehouse as they kick off 25 years in business and Ad Age Best Place to Work win.  DALLAS – February 23, 2022 - Firehouse, a highly creative and unconventional independent advertising agency, has…

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Building for Tomorrow by Building the Right Team

Steve Smith

Leadership drives the course of an organization. But, I'd argue it's not the most senior leaders who have the largest impact on an organization's health, happiness and functioning. No, I'd argue it's that next tier of leadership who matter most.…

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For Restaurant Operators, Cautious Optimism is on the Menu

Steve Smith

We welcome friend and collaborator Lisa Miller as guest author. Her firm, Lisa W. Miller and Associates LLC , has been tracking COVID sentiment since March 2020 and is using data and insights to help business leaders inform their marketing and…

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Firehouse Values

Steve Smith

One of the things that attracted me to Firehouse was its ethos and the values that appeared to govern the way the agency operated. Even then, more than 15 years ago, there seemed to be a clear sense of what was and was not  Firehouse. But, it took…

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Old habits are hard to break

Tripp Westbrook

It’s true for people and it’s true for brands. Every category has its habits, or conventions, that permeate the messaging consumers see every day. For instance, when was the last time you saw an ad for pizza that didn’t have a “cheese…

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Firehouse Named Best Places to Work 2022 by AdAge

Tripp Westbrook

Being named to Ad Age’s 2022 Best Places to Work is something to be proud of. Only 50 companies get to have that honor and only 25 in the “200 employees or less” category. The fact that we ranked #6 in this latter group is especially…

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We have creative that needs directing

Tripp Westbrook

Like most of the industry today, Firehouse is looking for talent to join our team. But not just any talent. We’re looking for thinkers, mentors, artists and creators. Specifically, a creative director copywriter. One who embodies the values of the

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Understanding the Value of a Strong Brand

Steve Smith

What’s the value of knowing who you are?  Think about it. Knowing what you’re best at, and what you should leave to others. Having a clear sense of what matters to you and behaving accordingly. Being consistent and reliable in how you show up…