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Dept

If you treasure talent, you can have fun at speed

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Dept ... 'No sleep until the peak of awesomeness'
Dept ... 'No sleep until the peak of awesomeness'

Dept, an international network of digital agencies, believes that nurturing the brightest talents in their various digital niches will enable it to lead the way with future innovations.

Paul Manuel
Co-founder
Dept

These days, the developments in digital and marketing are travelling at an ever-increasing speed, changing the way we all communicate, work, travel, do business, party and relax. We believe Formula One legend Mario Andretti said it best: "If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough." 

At Dept, we are bringing together a special breed of expert agencies. Each agency is a leader in its own field, with its own team and personality. Together, we are privileged to be in the position to help shape this future. We are ready to use all the talent, big brains and energy to build the brands, campaigns, experiences, digital products and services of the future in a positive way for our clients. 

In essence, our approach is based on one single thought: treasure the individual talent of people and agencies. Make way for talent, give it responsibility, inspire it, help it find its way. We
are also looking at our clients, our friends, our colleagues, to be open-minded, to be connected, to be willing sometimes to take a jump into the new and unknown, to always be changing and improving. To connect the digital world to the real world. 

Growing skills 
Is it typically Dutch? You tell me. But it’s a lot of fun. And that’s also why we are looking forward to the coming years. We aim to grow our skills and innovations, our agencies in different countries and our clients. However, first and foremost is the awesome stuff we’re making. Why? Because building Dept is the adventure of a lifetime, and we’re just always looking forward to the next chapter in that Jongensboek (story book).  


Campaign "The unsung heroes"
Brand Doctors Without Borders 
Medium Brand website 

Campaign "Clothing with a proud attitude"
Brand Tiger of Sweden
Medium Ecommerce platform

Campaign "A complete re-brand"
Brand Transavia 
Medium Visual identity, interactive and web

Campaign "Data-driven success" 
Brand TomTom 
Medium Online marketing

Dept in numbers

  • 30.1: Average age 

  • 473: Depsters

  • 5m+ website visitors per day for our clients 

  • 440k cups of coffee drunk per year

  • 5: number of countries we operate in

No playing it safe
Dept combines the most talented data geeks, most colorful designers and the very best tech people in a team that does not sleep before the full potential of digital awesomeness has been reached. The digital pros that fill our workspaces get their pleasure from creating award-winning magic on small screens and the big ones.

We don’t play it safe, because we believe stepping out into the limelight is what creates award-winning work. Most important, working with Dept is simply fun. We have an informal way of doing things and don’t hide our process from clients. They can see and smell what we’re cooking. Not taking ourselves too seriously only improves the taste of the dishes we serve.

Staying with the culinary metaphor, we’re not afraid to mix and spice things up. We love the new and embrace change, for change is growth. We learn by doing, follow our mission, dream big and are always on the move. So here’s to tomorrow – we’re ready for it.