• We are a startup creative collective and media innovation studio promoting civic and social engagement.

    We believe in the power of creative communications to improve communities and change lives by blending strategy, technology, media and design to connect, educate and empower people.

    With our partners, advisors and a select group of clients, we are building a community of change agents and social entrepreneurs united by the mission of creating opportunity and enriching the lives of every person we can touch.

  • Tom Hickey CEO & Partner

    From international brands to small non-profits, his experience as a creative strategist, writer, designer, filmmaker, photographer and advocate brings it all together.

    Dave Forde COO & Partner

    An experienced connector and committed task-master with deep knowledge of policy, he has spent his career making change from the inside and the outside.

    Joe Kramer Partner

    A filmmaker with his hands in every facet of production, he is a creator of immersive imagery that tells compelling stories, behind the camera and in the director’s chair.

    Joshua Madoff Partner

    A composer, musician and audio tech, he knows all things sound and creates audio experiences that create emotion and action that get people engaged.

    David Witz Partner

    He’s written for Rolling Stone and been an ad producer at CBS Records, and he’s one of the most creative minds in the advertising business. Period.

  • 1.

    Connect with people and build communities for change and a platform for education.


    Information is the currency of positive change. And education is the cornerstone of empowerment.


    Empowered people bring about change, improving communities by taking control of their own lives.

What We Do.

Beautifully integrated creative services result in more effective, more efficient campaigns for change.


- Brand Development
- Research & Analytics
- Campaign Management
- Community Engagement


- E-mail Marketing
- Web Design & UX
- Social Media Management


- Visual Design
- Print Design
- lllustration
- Image Retouching


- Videography
- Photography
- 3D Animation
- 2D Motion Graphics

Our Work.

  • All
  • Design
  • Media
  • Strategy
  • Interactive

More than Anybody

Strategy / Media / Design

Latin American Film Festival

Design / Media / Strategy

Philly Car Share


Lee’s Story

Media / Strategy

The Provence

Strategy / Interactive / Media / Design

Jeffrey & Jermaine



Media / Strategy / Interactive

Rachael McKenna Photography

Strategy / Interactive / Design

Isle of Capri Casinos

Strategy / Media / Design / Interactive

We to make things better.


Things we like, trends we see, occasional random musings and news from Engagement Studios. This is our blog.

  • BRAIN FARMING / Need Good Ideas? Get Outta Here!

    May 6, 2014Read More
  • Dave Forde, Now Partner and COO at Engagement Studios

    May 5, 2014Read More
  • This is David Witz. He’s New Here.

    May 5, 2014Read More
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Contact get in touch.

  • 222 Vine Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • 267.685.6080
    9am - 6pm Mon - Fri
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