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We are a team of strategists, engineers, and designers.

Established in 2008. 50 employees in Boston, NYC, and elsewhere.

  • Michael Pelletier

    Michael Pelletier

    Technology

  • Stephanie Lee

    Stephanie Lee

    Design

  • Scott Dasse

    Scott Dasse

    Principal

  • Andy Rader

    Andy Rader

    Design

  • Jess Landre

    Jess Landre

    Project Management

  • Holly Copeland

    Holly Copeland

    Design

  • Vanessa Scopino

    Vanessa Scopino

    Operations

  • Josh Pensky

    Josh Pensky

    Technology

  • Aishwarya Sukesh

    Aishwarya Sukesh

    Operations

  • Owobu Ijewere

    Owobu Ijewere

    Design

  • Tehya Shea-Minger

    Tehya Shea-Minger

    Project Management

  • Scott Batson

    Scott Batson

    Engineering

  • Emma Gardner

    Emma Gardner

    Technology

  • Keri O’Brian

    Keri O'Brian

    Design

  • Caitlin Wang

    Caitlin Wang

    Engineering

  • Laura Staugaitis

    Laura Staugaitis

    Operations

  • Brittany Chiang

    Brittany Chiang

    Engineering

  • Lizzie Callen

    Lizzie Callen

    Design

  • Regis Biron

    Regis Biron

    Design

  • Mike Swartz

    Mike Swartz

    Principal

  • Melissa DePuydt

    Melissa DePuydt

    Engineering

  • Benson Cheng

    Benson Cheng

    Design

  • Molly Butterfoss

    Molly Butterfoss

    Design

  • Mike Burns

    Mike Burns

    Principal

  • Qusai Akoud

    Qusai Akoud

    Design

  • Jared Novack

    Jared Novack

    Principal

  • Will Millar

    Will Millar

    Design

  • Kirin Swanson

    Kirin Swanson

    Operations

  • Charlie Hoey

    Charlie Hoey

    Engineering

  • Beatrice Huang

    Bea Huang

    Engineering

  • Kim Miller

    Kim Miller

    Principal

  • Allie Castro

    Allie Castro

    Project Management

  • Gino Jacob

    Gino Jacob

    Technology

  • Nick Braica

    Nick Braica

    Engineering

  • Adam Jacobi

    Adam Jacobi

    Engineering

  • Alli Axelsen

    Alli Axelsen

    Project Management

  • Caroline Mead

    Caroline Mead

    Product Management

  • James Muspratt

    James Muspratt

    Design

  • Abby Conway

    Abby Conway

    Design

  • Tito Bottitta

    Tito Bottitta

    Principal

  • Britt Dalton

    Britt Dalton

    Product Management

  • Emmanuel Roussel

    Emmanuel Roussel

    Engineering

  • Kyna Jones

    Kyna Jones

    Operations

Our Story

Upstatement was born in the newsrooms of The New York Times and The Boston Globe, which makes us different among digital product studios. We’re the only one operating at the intersection of storytelling, design, and engineering.

Since we don’t come from a typical agency background, Upstatement doesn’t look like your typical studio. Our team is filled with curious, versatile designers and engineers who participate across the entire process: Designers develop. Engineers sketch. Everyone contributes to creative concepts (because the best work comes from diverse teams).

A group of Upstatement employees is brainstorming.

Our cross-disciplinary teams have a track record for digital innovation — including “one of the key moments in media design history.” Upstatement launched the first mainstream responsive website, proving it could be done at scale and paving the way for a ubiquitous technology. Since then, we’ve shipped software that millions of people use every day to stay informed, apply to college, chat about books, and much more.

There’s a theme in our work: We choose ethical partners who align with our values. Our favorite projects propel meaningful change, like ending gun violence, championing diversity, giving immigrants a fair shake, and greening the planet. All unified by strong stories and the desire to make a positive impact.

Tito types on his laptop.
Bea looks up from a table of arts and crafts.

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