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

Established in 2008. 34 employees in Boston, NYC, and elsewhere.

  • Kyna Jones

    Kyna Jones

    Operations

  • Ally Fouts

    Ally Fouts

    Design

  • Qusai Akoud

    Qusai Akoud

    Design

  • Scott Dasse

    Scott Dasse

    Principal

  • Benson Cheng

    Benson Cheng

    Design

  • Stephanie Lee

    Stephanie Lee

    Design

  • Emma Gardner

    Emma Gardner

    Technology

  • Mike Swartz

    Mike Swartz

    Principal

  • Kim Miller

    Kim Miller

    Principal

  • Vanessa Scopino

    Vanessa Scopino

    Operations

  • James Muspratt

    James Muspratt

    Design

  • Casey Powers

    Casey Powers

    Operations

  • Jess Landre

    Jess Landre

    Project Management

  • Holly Copeland

    Holly Copeland

    Design

  • Jared Novack

    Jared Novack

    Principal

  • Emmanuel Roussel

    Emmanuel Roussel

    Engineering

  • Allie Castro

    Allie Castro

    Project Management

  • Violet Pettie

    Violet Pettie

    Project Management

  • Regis Biron

    Regis Biron

    Design

  • Charlie Hoey

    Charlie Hoey

    Engineering

  • Beatrice Huang

    Bea Huang

    Engineering

  • Nathan Hass

    Nathan Hass

    Design

  • Andy Rader

    Andy Rader

    Design

  • Nick Braica

    Nick Braica

    Engineering

  • Caitlin Wang

    Caitlin Wang

    Engineering

  • Gino Jacob

    Gino Jacob

    Technology

  • Tito Bottitta

    Tito Bottitta

    Principal

  • Tehya Shea-Minger

    Tehya Shea-Minger

    Project Management

  • Aishwarya Sukesh

    Aishwarya Sukesh

    Operations

  • Britt Dalton

    Britt Dalton

    Product Management

  • Mike Burns

    Mike Burns

    Principal

  • Molly Butterfoss

    Molly Butterfoss

    Design

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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