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The 30 Most Creative People in Advertising Under 30
Business Insider - Jan 27, 2017
Congratulations to Senior Writer Kelsey Wilkins.        

A Tour of Swift’s Super Cool Portland Office
OfficeLovin' - Dec 28, 2016
Take a tour and learn a few secrets about our space.                                                                    

5 Reasons Co-Workers Should Karaoke Together
Inc. - Dec 9, 2016
The team that sings together stays together with Executive Creative Director Rick Albano.               

Like Hires Like: Why Women Should Run Agencies
Adweek - Nov 29, 2016
Most Americans say women make compassionate and organized leaders. POSSIBLE’s Rebecca Bedrossian breaks it down

6 Daily Habits of CEOs You'd Want to Have a Beer With
Inc. - Nov 17, 2016
Be the first on the dancefloor, wash dishes, and more ways to connect with your teams by CEO Liz Valentine.

The Top Meeting Trick That Saves Everyone Time and Money
Inc. - Oct 20, 2016
Say farewell to wasted time in the conference room from CEO Liz Valentine.

Why C-Suite Execs Should Let Millennials Be Their Mentors
Inc. - Sep 27, 2016
Embracing millennials not only improves your company culture, it can also make for a healthier bottom line.

3 Reasons Today's Teens Are Radically Different From Millennials
Inc. - Sep 9, 2016
Meredith Chase taps into what Gen Z really wants. 

Swift Talks Gender Equality in 'We Work Best Together'
AgencySpy - Aug 31, 2016
Spotlighting the power of many voices on Women’s Equality Day.
 

I need to be able to be held accountable’: Paul Wille of Swift on the role of the chief performance officer
The Drum - Jul 1, 2016 
Measuring brand performance isn’t about the sales funnel anymore.

Hot Pockets' "Honorary Roommate" Campaign Fuels Hunger for More
Ad Age - Jan 10, 2016 
Helping guys get more out of life one Hot Pocket at a time.

New Rules for Creative Agencies in 2017
iMedia - Jan 4, 2017
With uncertainty as the new norm, here’s how agencies can compete from CEO Liz Valentine.           

Portland’s Office Market Moves Beyond Its Industrial Core
Wall Street Journal - Dec 27, 2016
New Swift office strikes a balance between grit and renewal in fast-changing Portland. 

See the Spot: Adidas Sets Fire to Pink and Shrink
Ad Age - Nov 30, 2016
We team up with adidas to set shrink+pink ablaze and put women’s cleats front and center.    

Swift Changes
Gray - Nov 16, 2016
See how our team's growth and industrial Portland neighborhood inspired our space, featuring Beebe Skidmore Architects.                                                   

Borrow These 6 Tips From Barre Class to Become a Better Manager
Inc. - Oct 26, 2016
Take a tip from barre instructors and learn how to give feedback like a pro.                                       

4 Money-Saving Pro Tips for Business Travel
Inc. - Oct 12, 2016
Pro tips for the tech savvy traveler from VP of Brand and Partnerships Buck Wise.                        

5 Not-So-Obvious Ways to Spoil Employees
Inc. - Sep 20, 2016
Maren Elliott shares how to boost job satisfaction to help employees thrive.                                       

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are Killing It on Instagram
Adweek - Sep 8, 2016
A textbook example of creating mad social buzz.

 

How Being Outnumbered at a Women-Founded Agency Made Me a Better Man
Inc. - Aug 26, 2016
ECD Rick Albano shares five things guys can learn from women at work.

See The Spot: SweeTARTS Digital Push Stars Influencers
Ad Age - Jun 22, 2016 
We tapped a pop star, gamer and LARPer to put the tart back in SweeTARTS.
 

The 30 Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising
Business Insider - Oct 20, 2015
Swift is the digital agency behind the award-winning Real PSL mobile/social work for Starbucks, to promote its Pumpkin Spice Latte.
 


awards

Shorty Awards - 2015
Starbucks The Real PSL for Best Tumblr CampaignView
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Forrester Groundswell - 2015
Starbucks The Real PSL campaign in the Business to Consumer Social Relationship Marketing category. 

AdAge Small Agency of the Year - 2014
Swift was awarded Gold as AdAge's Small Agency of the Year in the Northwest
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W3 - 2014
Silver winner for Mobile Applications Cook With Grazia.

When Work Works - 2011, 2013, 2014
Recognized as an effective and flexible workplace.