Born from the dot com big bang,
500# is a digitally gifted full service agency
with offices in Portland and Chicago.



Creative Plasma.

We're not talking about blood infusions here. Our work speaks for itself, and it speaks to our client's audience. What good are the best ideas in the world if they don't translate into compelling emotions that drive results? You know the answer, and so do we.


Beautiful Geeks.

OK, so not all our engineers are walking the runway. OK, none of them actually. Heck, most of them are furry northwestern lumberjack-looking Portlandia hipsters. Even the ladies around here wear steel-toed boots and use chainsaws to cut their gourmet food cart burritos.


Execution matters.

Since the company was founded in 2004, delivery on properly set expectations and the best talent have been our hallmarks. Technologies and markets have changed radically over time, but our principals haven't.