About Us
“We're not like most creative agencies”
– Most creative agencies 
At Lab 300 we truly believe we differ from the average creative agency in multiple ways. Day-to-day we work in a collective manner to bridge the gaps between high quality digital products, affordability, and doing something good for the world and our community. We work on all digital projects – big or small - regardless of budget, and we donate a juicy portion of our profits-per-project to philanthropic partnerships. 
Why? Because while we recognize that not every business, start-up, organization, or artist, has deep pockets we believe everyone should still have access to high-level design.  Most important, we strongly believe every group has an obligation to be socially responsible.
So, with us you kill two birds with one stone. Your project will get top tier agency treatment and will  make your community, the environment, and the world a better place.
Check out what we can do at Lab 300
BRANDING + GRAPHIC DESIGN
Design is everything. Simply put. Design is what transforms your brand into a digital reality – one that will engage people and create emotional connections. Click below to learn more about how we approach branding projects.
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WEBSITE + MOBILE DEVELOPMENT
Design is imperative. But it is nothing unless it can be brought to life. This is where development comes in. With an exponentially growing and ever-changing technological landscape we pride our selves on staying at the forefront of digital innovation.
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SEO + ONLINE MARKETING
Working closely with our clients we manage the execution of their online presence. Harnessing the power of social networking, blogging, and advertisement strategies we make our clients stand out from the rest of the pack in social and search.
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PHOTOGRAPHY + VIDEOGRAPHY
We operate a full service photography studio and video production house focusing on producing high quality branding photography, fashion shoots, commercials, documentaries, and music videos. 
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Branding + Strategy

- Brand Identity and Strategy
- Photography + Videography
- Graphic Design 
– Typography
- Social Media Marketing
- Search Engine Optimization
- Marketing Strategy 
Branding is imperative. Not just any branding but conscious branding. A strong brand is imperative because it is your first impression to and the means of which you position yourself in the marketplace. We will become one with your team in order to successfully represent your goals and values through research and implementation.

Digital

- Web and Mobile App Design
- Web and Mobile Development
- UI, UX, and product design
- E-commerce + CMS 
– Digital Campaigns 
– Graphic Animations and Advertisements
- Sustainable Web Design + Development
With an exponentially growing and ever-changing technological landscape we pride our selves on staying at the forefront of digital innovation. Working together we can create the technologies that will meet your specific needs while ensuring your brand stays consistent across all platforms, formats, and devices.
What We Value Most
Long Term Partnerships
We don’t just build you a website, disappear, then charge you for asking questions. That’s lame. We pride ourselves on building long term relationships and that involves helping you out with whatever, whenever.
Some of the tech we mess around with: 
Stripe payment processing
wordpress content management system
github
amazon web services
squarespace design
Classy Non-Profit Organization Fundraising
mailchimp services
Our Sites Are All 100% Carbon Neutral
Lab 300 is partnered with the Web Neutral Project in order to calculate and neutralize the carbon footprint of all our clients websites. Click below to learn more about the project and its process.
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CURRENT CAUSE
Syrian Refugee Crisis
Through the UNHCR we will deploy and provide a family with a tent to shelter from the harsh elements. 
We donate a portion of our profits to this project for every client we take on. Work with us and make a global impact! 
So far we’ve raised:
$225 of $500 goal
We are a versatile collective of creative individuals with a penchant for making a difference. Meet some of our main team.
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Jack Amend
Founder/ CEO/ Creative Director
Jack is a designer, entrepreneur, and self-taught developer. After co-founding an award winning NGO and working on high-level fundraising campaigns for globally renowned humanitarian and human rights groups Jack founded Lab 300 with the dream to combine his prior design experience with global impact for the socially responsible.
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Shawn Nanne
Production Artist/ Lead Graphic Designer
Shawn Nanne is a multi-faceted graphic design maestro with a minimalist design philosophy. Having studied graphic design in University and lead marketing and promotional material campaigns for multiple educational institutions Shawn brings a unique aesthetic to our projects. 
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Jacob Giebel
SEO + Marketing Specialist
Jake is a marketing polymath. Hailing from the University of Minnesota where he studied Business Jake has spent the last 3+ years running and operating almost every aspect his own apparel company. This includes art direction, media, fashion, marketing and promotion, and technology. These skills coupled with his SEO brains are indispensable when it comes to our digital products.
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Tory Merz
SEO + Marketing Specialist
Tory is the labs lead SEO strategist and analytics extraordinaire. Having studied business at the University of Minnesota and worked with a handful of companies –– large and small –– on a multitude of online marketing and search engine optimization campaigns, Tory brings a multi-faceted approach towards our clients for online visibility and reach. 
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Kyle Trafas
Lead Photographer
Kyle is a photography renaissance man and autodidact. Working as a freelance photographer Kyle produces high quality imagery with an impressive range. Fashion, brands, travel, products, you name it.  And having majored in Global Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara Kyle brings a unique humanist approach to all his creative work as a photographer.
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Ben Goalabre
Lead Videographer
Ben is our resident Frenchman and all around bad ass film director and videographer. Ben’s films have been inducted into the Santa Barbara International Film Festival twice, one has won best screenplay, and both have been inducted into the Cannes Film Festival. His raw talent seeps into any project he tackles.
We have work. We want help. Reach out and join our collective.
Lets Work Together
We build sustainable websites and digital products for companies, organizations, foundations, and artists. If you're someone who wants to make a social impact while executing your web related needs – we want to help.
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