Who we are is as important as what we do.
What do you get when you combine a DJ, motorcyclist, horseback rider, Spaniard, gamer, and concert snob? You get us. We are chicken and waffles. Silent discos. Chocolate-covered bacon. Individually we don't make a lot of sense, yet somehow we only make sense as a team. We've dubbed ourselves an agency of "misfits." And we wouldn't want to be misfits anywhere else but here.
Tim reads people better than books, which is good considering marketing is all about knowing what makes people tick. Tim has a profound passion for things that work as they should - which goes from effective digital marketing all the way to trash can liners. Everything we send to a client or release into the wild has had Tim’s seal of approval on it, delivering against our commitment to make our clients better and stronger marketers.
Holding true to his ideals, Tim started 45RPM because he was tired of seeing smart companies waste time and money on digital marketing that - you guessed it - doesn’t work. He made it his mission to build a digital agency filled with the best talent - people that bring their thinking and hard work to the agency every day. People committed to making digital marketing work for our customers.https://www.linkedin.com/in/tim-neill-5511142https://www.instagram.com/tjnindc/
Partner & ProducerWashington DC
Patrick is the man behind the lens. He sees the crack of light that hits just right, the shot so honest it doesn’t need words. He envisions the moving parts and characters of a story on-screen before they even begin to take form. Having spent the better part of 13 years in Los Angeles working in television, it’s safe to say he knows his way around a show. In the office, 10/10 times you will find him on the phone with clients or dreaming up new ideas for projects, which means we hear a lot of clapping and “AH-HAs” coming from his direction. Like most creatives, he often lives with his head in the clouds, but like all producers — he knows how to get the job done, and this is what makes Pat's work so interesting and compelling to viewers.https://www.linkedin.com/in/mcmanamee/https://www.instagram.com/mcmanamee/
Technical LeadWashington DC
Pablo fell in love with computers one day in the early 90s watching an episode of Batman: The Animated Series. He meets that whole “you’ll never work a day in your life if you love what you do” mentality. Although he can’t lift anything heavier than 25lbs, he’s still the strongest guy behind the keyboard. As the technical lead, Pablo codes, codes, and codes some more. He escaped from Mexico City (he says) and joined 45RPM because he wanted to work for a company that valued the experience of the people they hire to do the work (even if he is a developer).https://mx.linkedin.com/in/tapiapablo
Business Development ManagerWashington DC
The agency’s resident expert when it comes to throwing a baseball (or a dart, but only when there’s an office wager on the line) Jake brings in the hot leads. Easy to smile and a gifted researcher, the lean, laconic South Carolina native finds the exact right contacts and the silky smooth tracks - equally talented working LinkedIn and Spotify. Live music and business development occupy most of his time and Jake proves on the daily that good manners and old school optimism aren’t dead in 2019 DC.
Digital Content ProducerWashington DC
Currently, the office’s record holder for most tattoos (but look out, here comes La Patrona) Julien brings much love and expertise to every sentence he sculpts. He calls himself a photographer at the core, and it shows in his work - he sees stories, angles, and characters in everything and expertly brings all elements together to make the magic. At one time in his life, he curated a sneaker collection numbering over 100. Yes, he had over 100 pairs of sneakers. Epically curious and obsessed with new ideas, Julien keeps it fresh. He's cooler than a polar bear's toenails.
Back EndMexico CDMX
Paco is one of those people you can’t look at and not smile. He’s 70 degree weather in December. A cold beer after mowing the lawn. The first swim of summer. Your favorite pair of jeans. As sensitive as he looks macho, he’s an all around family guy - in office and at home - always looking out for his team. When you come to him with a problem to solve, he makes it his own problem — not only working at it until it’s fixed, but making sure he understands it so it won’t happen again.https://www.linkedin.com/in/franciscoantonio/https://www.instagram.com/paco_i_am/
Noriko is who we all go to every time there is a question - she gets every part of what we do and, as a result, is the one who bridges DC to Mexico City. She might be the quietest person on a call or in a meeting, but rest assured her impact is huge. Not a programmer, but knows development. Not a designer, but knows creative. From strategy to SEO, advertising to analytics, Noriko just gets it. At first we struggled labeling her with one title because at the end of the day, she helps us all with a little bit of everything. That’s why she’s Producer. It’s what she does. She produces.https://www.linkedin.com/in/noriko-harada-martinez/https://www.instagram.com/norikoharada/
Front EndMexico CDMX
Jorge isn't a big talker, but when he does have something to say it's usually something funny and it slays the whole room. The same mantra applies to his work habits. Quiet at his desk he may be, but because of his passion for design, the results are magnificent. For Jorge, flash interactions and vectors are like lightning and thunder - you can’t have one without the other - which makes him a fiery graphic designer and front end developer. He may love the cold weather, but his work sure as hell is hot.https://www.linkedin.com/in/jhkurk/https://www.instagram.com/jorgeherkurk
So cute, you’ll want to pick her up and put her in your pocket. Coming in at 5 feet tall, she’s the smallest on the team, but hands down the fastest. Deb’s small size is no testament to her strength. Her keen eye and creative mind gives her the ability to bring ideas to life that are bigger and better than we could have envisioned ourselves. Beyond that, she’s not afraid of work. With more patience than we deserve, she works until the job is right. All of this is nice and all, but we love Deb for so many more reasons. Work with us, and you will too.https://mx.linkedin.com/in/deborah-guarneros-50140bb4https://www.instagram.com/debbiedarko/
Llorch de la Peña
Creative DirectorMexico CDMX
Llorch is the feeling of riding your motorcycle down an open road as the city gets smaller and smaller behind you. He is salt in your hair, desert sun on your skin, grass beneath your feet. He’s only as present as the tires are to the asphalt. Llorch can’t be pinned down or labeled. Because as soon as he’s within grasp, his bike is taking him somewhere else. As soon as he’s listened to one song - he’s on another genre. In the same way, he’s more than a designer. He’s a creative. He draws inspiration from the world around him, not other designers or trends. He’s inspired from what he’s living, what he’s breathing. And he uses that to solve problems creatively and strategically. So when we do get him in front of a computer to design, you best believe it’s good. Damn, good.
Front EndMexico CDMX
Zozaya by day, DJ Abarjame by night. Like the rest of the team, Zo shares a passion for music, especially vinyl. Our token nightowl, Zozaya is the last to come in in the mornings, and always the last to leave. We never really know what he’s thinking (zo mysterious), but he always manages to deliver on that “woah, I love that” factor when it comes to designing the user experience.https://mx.linkedin.com/in/jorge-zozaya-101bab74/enhttps://www.instagram.com/yozozaya/
While she may be quiet, Amanda’s personality shines through her work. Whether it be designing bad ass graphic after graphic or having a killer Instagram account filled with old school street photography, her creative mind never stops. In the office, Amanda is an absolute fire in Adobe Creative Cloud - doing everything from digital retouching to branding to photo composition. Some call her our creative wizard, but she’ll argue that the Lego wizard residing on her desk brings the magic to her work.https://www.linkedin.com/in/amandaguereca/https://www.instagram.com/amandaguereca/
Learn aboutWhat We Do
Play when you work. Sé una familia.
Call it our manifesto or credo, but there are a series of unwritten rules at 45RPM. Rules that govern how we work as a team and how 45RPM produces sound digital marketing for our customers. If you are thinking about working with or for us, you should probably read on. It will give you a better sense of what this digital marketing agency is really about.
WORK HARD .
WORKING IN SILOS SUCKS .
PAY ATTENTION .
KEEP IT FRESH .
WORK FOR FREE .
What we do for our clients is not easy. We bring our A game to the office every day. People who do not work hard (or smart) don't last here.Let's talk
Good digital marketing needs strategy AND design AND technology. Our process forces all of us to work together to find solutions. There are no internal handoffs.Let's talk
Small problems in digital marketing can have enormous consequences. Details matter. Pay attention.Let's talk
No day here is ever the same. Our team is encouraged to try new things and explore different ideas that will keep us ahead of the curve.Let's talk
Well, not all the time. We believe in taking on customers and projects that we like and believe in — otherwise we don't enjoy our work. A rich, creative, and fearless environment gives birth to fresh ideas.Let's talk
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