Kevin Gillen of Merge, an agency based in Greenville’s NEXT building (which is neighbors to an accelerator program I had the pleasure of working with, The Iron Yard), is not just some production shop – they focus more on the on-going strategy of a clients needs so that we can deliver unprecedented results.
Those results are different for each client (some are sales goals, some are community engagement, some are back-office efficiencies that we create for companies). Their job is to find what their needs are and tailor solutions to those needs, not just build pretty sites.
And, they decided to share their creative space with us today – make sure to share yours when you’ve got a free moment!
We’re a digital agency, so a fun, creative space is very important to us. We’ve got a very open, collaborative area and many of us use standup desks. Others sit on excercise balls and we often use huge bean bags when having meetings or reading.
I’ve gone with a standup desk and have an area where I can also sit when I need to write or review paperwork. Dual-monitors are a must as I keep stats / requirements / documentation / etc. open on the left monitor while I do most of my ‘work’ on the larger monitor. The time saved with dual monitors is huge.
In our main work space, we have a projector that mainly cycles through fun images we post to a Tumblr blog and have a slide show that pulls in the most recent items. This gives us a great way to share pictures of our culture / events / or bash each other’s sports teams. When working on New Years day, we *might* have been streaming football games online while we were working. Hey – I’ve we’ve got to work, at least we can still keep up with the bowl games. 🙂
We have countless impromptu meetings throughout the day due to the open work space, and it isn’t terribly uncommon to see Nerf balls flying around.
Here are some shots:
Thanks Kevin for being the first to share their Creative Space with the WP Daily community!
So, who’s up next?