Header

Embryo

Tell your story.

Let’s begin.

Why embryo?

We bring the awesome.

Brands are like people. Every one has a story to tell. Some are exciting. Others funny. A few, sad. Brands have identities, cultures, histories—all content that marketers can use to engage their customers.

That’s where we come in. Some places know how to sell, but know nothing about storytelling. Others can spin a good yarn, but can’t stay on message. At Embryo, you get the rare firm that can do both. And do it well.

Scroll down to see how we’ve helped other brands to their stories.

Embryo always brings energy, creativity and flexibility.

Tim Sullivan
Director of Communications
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Our Creative

Ideas are born here.

See the awesome.

  • All
  • Academic
  • Health & Social Service
  • Media
  • Financial

Video

Boston University: William Fairfield Warren

Market Strategies International: Find your beat. Cogent Beat.

Boston University: Sustainability in the City

Jewish Family & Children’s Service: Lori

Jewish Family & Children’s Service: Parkinson’s

Jewish Family & Children’s Service: Izzy

Jewish Family & Children’s Service: Annie

Jewish Family & Children’s Service: Viktoriya

Commonwealth Financial: The Knight of Document Disorder

Commonwealth Financial: 25th Anniversary

Print & Web

Temple University: Fox School of Business
Temple University: Fox (Advertising)
Alliance Power Group Microsite
Alliance Power Group: Microsite
Boston University Summer (Transit)
Boston University: Summer (Transit)
Boston University Winterfest (Events)
Boston University: Winterfest (Events)
Villanova University Call me (Transit Advertsing)
Villanova University: Call me (Transit)
Villanova University Navy Yard (Transit)
Villanova University: Navy Yard (Transit)
Villanova University Navy Yard (Brochure)
Villanova University: Navy Yard (Brochure)
Spaulding Hospital Your New Hopsital (Microsite)
Spaulding Hospital: Your New Hospital (Microsite)
Spaulding Hospital Spaulding Now (Magazine)
Spaulding Hospital: Spaulding Now (Magazine)
90.9 WBUR Gala (Events)
90.9 WBUR: Gala (Events)
90.9 WBUR Gala (Events)
90.9 WBUR: Gala (Events)
90.9 WBUR Can't Miss Tom (Media Kit)
90.9 WBUR: Can’t Miss Tom (Media Kit)
90.9 WBUR Can't Miss Tom (Microsite)
90.9 WBUR: Can’t Miss Tom (Microsite)
90.9 WBUR / Mercedes-Benz Pledge to Drive (Microsite)
90.9 WBUR: Pledge to Drive (Microsite)
HitTrax Beyond the Cage (Microsite)
HitTrax: Beyond the Cage (Microsite)
Our Team

Our Team

Who is Embryo Creative? We’re storytellers that studied advertising, marketers who worked in journalism, filmmakers who draw, writers that paint, musicians who sell, math nerds and sports freaks. We’re a little bundle of creative contradictions with a purpose: bring the awesome in everything we do.

The four founders met in 2006 while earning their Masters in Advertising at Boston University. They launched the firm in 2007. The global economy collapsed a few months later. They survived. And thrived.

Embryo produces integrated campaigns that yield results.

Mike Steffon
Membership Director
WBUR 90.9 FM

Our team

Ryan Ferland
Partner + Chief Creative Officer

Jaynemarie Hunt
Senior Account Manager

Stephanie Jeskey
Partner + CEO

Mike Loftus
Sales Director

Shannon Luttge
Partner + Chief Project Officer

Allan Shinohara
Partner + Chief Creative Officer

On Twitter @embryocreative

Our Process

Our Process

We always start with finding the big idea. In the beginning, we’ll ask a lot of questions. Don’t be surprised if we want to talk to your CEO and your customers to learn about you. We listen to what you have to say. We get to know your company, your audience, your values. From there, our creative gurus will work their magic to develop a story that gives your customers one more reason to love your brand.

But we’re more than just great creative work. We’re tireless perfectionists. Sloppy work makes sloppy storytelling. We’re not a logo design factory or a video chop shop. We’re not cracked-out coders or quickdraw pixel pushers. When you hire Embryo, you work with a team that actually cares about the little things.

“Good enough” is just not good enough.

Recent Awards

  • Gold Medal, Communicator Award (2015)
  • Silver Medal, Communicator Award (2015)
  • Silver Medal, Communicator Award (2015)
  • Silver Medal, Communicator Award (2015)
  • Silver Medal, Communicator Award (2015)
  • Silver Medal, Hatch Awards, AdClub (2014)
  • Bronze Medal, Content Marketing Awards (2014)
  • Honorable Mention, Content Marketing Awards (2014)
  • Honorable Mention, Content Marketing Awards (2014)
  • Gold Medal, Communicator Award (2014)
  • Silver Medal, Communicator Award (2014)
  • Silver Medal, Communicator Award (2014)

Embryo delivers on-time and on-message.

Tom Kegelman
Marketing Director of Graduate Studies
Fox School of Business
Temple University

Our Difference

Our Difference

Let’s be honest. Most people hate advertising—mostly because so much is so awful and irrelevant. Every day we’re all bombarded with promises of a “new you” if only we “act fast” and “buy now.” Advertising creeps into every inch of our lives.

The problem is that when everyone is screaming, people stop listening. That’s the challenge facing advertisers today in a super-connected, always-on, always moving world. No one is paying attention anymore.

There’s a lot of buzzword-y talk about people craving “engagement” and “authenticity” but really what they want is just a good story. They don’t want to be sold. They want to be moved. And the funny thing is that while most people say they hate ads, they really do love brands—because in a twittered world, our choice in coffee, cars, and clothes can communicate who we are faster than words. We all know a “Dunkin” dude or a “Starbucks” kinda gal.

Brands are characters in all our lives. They all have a story to tell. We know how to tell yours.

Embryo is always creative, flexible and nimble.

Alyce Nicolo
Assistant Director of Development Communications,
Boston University

Brands we’ve served

Temple University
90.9 WBUR
Bright Horizons
Broad Institute
Boston University
Villanova University
Spaulding Rehabilitation
JF&CS
Corvias
Winter Wyman
Boston Fire Department
Market Strategies
Request a Quote

Say Hello

Have a project in mind? Drop us a line. 90% of our work comes from repeat customers and referrals. If someone you know recommended us, please let us know.

Embryo Creative
30 Newbury Street
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 939-9041

Contact Information
Project Details