The World Doesn't need another ad Agency
So why us?

Translation is an independent company built to help ambitious brands harness the power of culture to solve their biggest challenges. As a unique mix of experts in culture, technology, and storytelling, we are united by a passion to grow brands in ways that advertising alone can never do.

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Nike —
KDXI

Nike —
KDXI

During the 2018 NBA finals, Translation hijacked the narrative of the series through a 60-second film called "Rise.Grind.Shine.Again.", resulting in a defining moment for Kevin Durant and Nike.

HBO —
The Defiant Ones

HBO —
The Defiant Ones

HBO tapped Translation to lead the launch of one of their most anticipated documentary films. Through our innovative, integrated approach, we delivered the largest documentary audience in the history of the network.

NFL —
Inside These Lines

NFL —
Inside These Lines

With Translation’s help, the NFL made a brand statement built on the values of the game and spread a message of unity on football’s biggest stage, Super Bowl LI.

State Farm —
Chris and Cliff

State Farm —
Chris and Cliff

With the birth of NBA superstar Chris Paul’s alter ego and twin brother Cliff Paul, we transformed the cultural narrative around insurance and the value of an assist.

Budweiser —
Made In America

Budweiser —
Made In America

At a pivotal moment in Budweiser’s history, Translation harnessed the power of music to rejuvenate the cultural relevance of this iconic brand.

NBA —
From Hype to Heart

NBA —
From Hype to Heart

The NBA is one of the most popular sports leagues in the world, but the league was trying to find a way to deepen the connection that fans want to feel – to both their favorite team and the game itself. That's where Translation came in.

Kaiser Permanente —
Overcome

Kaiser Permanente —
Overcome

Translation turned Stephen Curry’s greatest loss into a win for mental health – by showing how one of the NBA’s biggest stars trains his mind as much as he trains his body.

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Everyone at Translation has a major (what it says on our email signatures) and a minor (our secret superpowers). We are creators, collectors, historians, and more. And in everything we do, we allow our expert fluency across different pockets of culture to inform the boardroom and elevate the work.

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