About Us

UnitOneNine is a boutique creative agency founded in 2004, welcoming a new era of creative possibilities. Pairing years of industry experience with a healthy dose of humor and humanity, we’ve been crafting one-of-a-kind brand experiences ever since. Our specialties include digital strategy, UX design, brand strategy and development, and overall creative direction. We operate on the belief that design and technology should be less intimidating and more empowering. So, we use our creative savvy to make it that way for our clients –– analyzing, reimagining, and adapting to stay true to what’s most important: how you connect with your customers.

Lee

Lee Salisbury

Founder & CEO

A seriously seasoned design pro and unconventional thought leader –– Lee is one of those rare creative types that doesn’t just preach quality over quantity, he lives it. It’s that principle that led Lee to found UnitOneNine in 2004. Since founding the company he's used his creative chops on multinational clients like JLL, Beam Suntory, AOL, Nestle, and others. Today, Lee leans into his years of experience and foundational design education & an engineering background, to lead UnitOneNine clients on bold endeavors the best way he knows how: hands on.

Harrison

Harrison Croft

Creative Director / Designer

UnitOneNine isn’t Harrison’s first creative rodeo –– in fact, far from it. His design experience spans almost 20years, touching everything from well-known corporations to cutting-edge digital shops. Before UnitOneNine, Harrison directed creative at FCB Chicago for brands like Jack Daniel’s and Anheuser Busch Inbev, collecting awards from awwwards.com, AIGA, Communication Arts, American Advertising Federation, and more along the way. Today, he leads the way on anything and everything creative at UnitOneNine, dreaming big and executing bigger.

Select current and previous clients

WhistlePig
Limavady
Westside barbell
Olive
Stylitisc
LaSalle Investment management
Cannuka
ELLE
Knob Creek
Tesla
JLL
US Army
Honda
Basil Hayden
Google
Beam
Dentsu
Jim Beam
The Rotary Foundation
Razorfish
EBizChange
AoI.
Analytics8
ELLE
echo/bind
Oreo
LasikPlus
Chef Luciano Kitchen and Chicken
Hedge House
Our Model

We’re a modern, hybrid team that works collaboratively around the world. We believe in more creative freedom and collaboration, and less conference rooms and water cooler talk.

We’re not a traditional agency –– and that’s on purpose. We’re a new kind of agency –– and proud of it. That means we’re not passing off sweatshop style, junior-level churn and burn as top dollar work. Instead, we’re calling in dream teams from our tried and true creative network and handing over world-class work that slays. And we’re having plenty of fun along the way.