Killer Visual Strategies

Creates visual campaigns, static infographics, motion graphics, interactive designs, and multimedia experiences.

2019 Inc. 5000 Rank:
# 3949
Leadership:
Amy Balliett
Industry:
Advertising & Marketing
Location:
SeattleWA 
Founded:
2010
Company size:
Micro (10 - 24)

WHY WE THINK WE'RE A GREAT PLACE TO WORK

Since Killer Visual Strategies was founded, CEO Amy Balliett and the company’s leadership team have prioritized employee satisfaction and quality of life by offering flexible schedules and generous benefits packages to all employees. All Killer employees also enjoy a four-day workweek. 

 

Killer has worked to create an office environment conducive to both work and play, a place where team members can bond and form real friendships. To this end, Killer is a pet-friendly office furnished with local craft beer and kombucha on tap, a snack bar, a coffee and tea bar, a La Croix fridge, and cold brew coffee. To smooth the journey to the office, every employee receives a monthly $100 Commuter Benefit.

 

Killer also hosts quarterly team parties and activities. We’ve gone bowling, attended Mariners games, and sung karaoke. Once a year, Killer offers a high-end holiday party for its employees; this year, the entire team will travel to Woodinville wine country for a wine tasting and a nine-course private meal at a James Beard award-winning restaurant. During these gatherings, we reflect on our successes and communicate how much we value each other’s work.

 

Employees’ health and wellness is Killer Visual Strategies’ top priority; we consider it the foundation for a happy and productive team. That’s why we offer comprehensive health insurance, dental, and vision package, in addition to a monthly stipend toward medical expenses, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Dependent Care Accounts. What’s more, we offer $200 per year toward League Lifestyle Spending Accounts, and we host bimonthly Health@Work events, which have included meditation and mindfulness exercises, in-office massages, professional coaching, nutrition advice, and financial advising. Every employee’s desk can be converted into a standing desk with the press of a button, and we have ergonomically designed chairs as well as alternative seating options.

Previous Inc. 5000 Rankings 

2018
#4561
2017
#3586
2016
#4281

Other Inc. Honors

Inc. Verified Profile
2017

MORE COMPANY INFORMATION

What is this?

Killer Visual Strategies is an industry-leading visual communication agency that designs and executes communication and content marketing solutions across a diverse array of media, including infographics, motion graphics, augmented reality, and interactive experiences. Killer’s custom-designed campaigns help clients speak visually to the audiences who matter most. 

 

An Inc. 5000 company for four years running, Killer has won more than 30 awards for excellence in visual communication. It has designed and executed successful visual strategies for a myriad of Fortune 1000 companies, including Amazon, Boeing, the Discovery Channel, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, and Microsoft. 

 

CEO and co-founder Amy Balliett is an industry leader in visual communication who has spoken at more than 175 conferences around the globe, including SXSW, Adobe MAX, and SMX Advanced. 

 

In accordance with the company’s values, which include leading by example and respecting others, Killer Visual Strategies has donated more than $4.5 million in services to nonprofits since it was founded in 2010.

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