These words describe what we think your brand should be. They also describe what we try to be every day at BEAM, in our interactions with our clients and each other.
Because people are busy. And being easier and faster to deal with is a competitive advantage that's never been more important.
Because finding the right moments to be memorably useful, innovative or super-fun is what makes people notice and care.
Because knowing what's working and why is essential. And so is having clear ideas for how to make things work even better.
We're 75+ strategists, managers, designers, writers, architects, developers, and data analysts. We can't stand office politics and administrative folderol. We just like to focus on the daily challenge of living up to those three simple words listed above. Why? Because we're all consumers and we want our interactions with brands to be way more efficient, more useful and more fun. We're also pretty competitive and we really want our clients to win. We want them to be heroes for moving the needle like nobody else in their organization. And for innovating and making experiences that get talked about. Because when this happens, we win too. Not much more to it than that.
Eric manages BEAM operations, defines strategy practice values and processes, and works to ensure delivery of great and highly measurable experiences. Previously, Eric was a co-founder of Euro RSCG Circle and its Chief Marketing Officer. Here, he led online strategy and channel development efforts for The Campbell Soup Company, Verizon, WSJ.com, and ING among others. His work has been recognized by Effie, The New York Times, Forrester Research, and J.D. Power. Eric was also formerly a Senior Vice President and Media Director with J. Walter Thompson in New York.
As Chief Creative Officer, Dave oversees BEAM's creative capability and works to indoctrinate all into the The Church of Frictionless, Fantastic and Effective. His team's work on behalf of brands ranging from MINI to PUMA to Deutsche Bank and athenahealth has garnered recognition from a wide range of organizations/publications, including Webby, Cannes Lions, Andy, the New York Art Director's Club, the One Show, LIAA, Communication Arts and I.D. Magazine. Previously, he was co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Euro RSCGCircle.
Executive Creative Director at BEAM, Birch has a passion for creating simple experiences that delight. He’s served as the creative lead on MINI since 2001 and his work has garnered awards from Webby and Cannes, The One Show, Andy, Hatch, London International and the Flash Film Festival. His efforts have also been recognized by publications including Communication Arts, I.D. Magazine, Newsweek and The New York Times. Creativity Magazine named his concept for MINI’s Weekly World News cover one of the top print ads of the last 25 years.
With over 15 years in the industry, Jim oversees all aspects of technology at BEAM, serving as a liaison between consulting and creative teams and client technical teams. He also oversees all application architecture and development across multiple server and client platforms and devices. He's led enterprise scale development efforts for many brands including MINI, Deutsche Bank (DWS), Bed Bath and Beyond, and Virgin Mobile. Jim is also instrumental in the creation and integration of custom cross-channel measurement platforms for BEAM's clients.
We're located in the heart of historic downtown Boston. Our office looks right out on Olde City Hall, Olde South Meeting House and Olde Chipotle Grill. We're just feet from the Green and Red Lines (Park Street Station) and the Orange and Blue Lines (State Street Station). Parking is available right around the corner at the Pi Alley Garage on Washington Street.