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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Beats by Dre —
You Love Me

Beats by Dre —
You Love Me

AT&T —
Codes of Culture

AT&T —
Codes of Culture

AT&T’s Codes of Culture was a celebration of the people, rituals, artifacts, and language that uniquely define our country’s area codes.

State Farm —
ESPN The Last Dance Deepfake

State Farm —
ESPN The Last Dance Deepfake

With the NBA season postponed indefinitely amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we worked with ESPN to completely rethink how we integrate into content and position State Farm as the standout sponsor for the highly anticipated sports documentary The Last Dance.

Kaiser Permanente —
Above the Waves

Kaiser Permanente —
Above the Waves

When Klay Thompson suffered a devastating ACL tear in the 2019 NBA Finals, we knew his journey back would be long and difficult. Translation shed light on the inspiring story of his recovery as a short documentary presented by Kaiser Permanente and the NBA.

Apple Music —
Chapters

Apple Music —
Chapters

Translation told a story of how Apple Music makes streaming music more human. And in doing so, we sparked a cultural shift in the way Black women are portrayed in advertising. The response was electric.

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.

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.

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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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newbusiness@translationllc.com

New York
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Brooklyn, NY 11201

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