Fulfilling businesses’ goals in the most creative, engaging, and fun way possible.

Marcus Badgley takes a holistic approach to every marketing project that he leads. His extensive experience in strategic marketing, creative direction, user experience, branding, web design, email marketing, e-commerce, photography, and videography allots him the ability to see projects from multiple vantage points. His clients truly get the full marketing package.

“Marcus is a consummate creative professional, approaching each project with thoughtful intensity, presenting intelligent solutions to each challenge and supporting his solutions
with confident clarification.”

– Virginia Rinehart, Creative Director at Rinehart Design

Strategic Marketing

Marcus creates marketing strategies that help businesses connect and engage with their target audience. Through established messaging, targeted ads, and intentional timing, businesses are able to meet (and often exceed) their goals be it sales, audience engagement, donations, or other.

  • Campaign Development
  • Content Design
  • Digitial Advertising
  • Email marketing
  • Social Media
  • SWOT Analysis & research

Creative Direction

Marcus is able to take the messaging created in the marketing strategy and match it with the right look and feel for the target audience. Here he taps into his visual skill to further deepen the connection between company messaging and audience engagement.

  • Branding
  • Creative department management
  • Creative content
  • Presentations
  • Style guide
  • Team building
  • Visual & creative direction

Visual & Media Design

Once a look and feel is established, I turn the vision into a product through my skills in design, photography, and videography. Whether a business needs a new logo, website, or complete visual rebrand, I create products and solutions that bring results.

  • Book design
  • Collateral
  • Logo design
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Web design

User Experience (UI/UX)

Marcus creates productive journey’s for a business’s target audience through various digital outlets. Whether a business is launching an email campaign or redesigning their website, he ensures the smoothest ride for their target audience to arrive at the desired destination.

  • E-commerce
  • Persona research
  • User flows
  • Wireframing

“Marcus is a forward-thinking individual who enjoys inspiring the team with his visionary ideas. He relies on metrics to drive and assess his work, always looking for best practices to
bring success in all areas.”

– Anne Clark, Vice President of College Advancement and International Programs
at Skagit Valley College

Creative DirectorMarcus Badgley brings over 35 years of experience in the marketing industry to every company he has the pleasure of serving. He began his journey as the Owner and Creative Chief Officer of Gravity Design, a boutique design firm that served non-profits, small businesses, and large companies. Since then, he has fulfilled leadership positions for a host of companies in various industries including: software, press, corporate, and higher education. He has held numerous titles such as: Creative Director, Marketing Specialist, Web Content Specialist, Web Development Manager, User Interface Manager and more.

He has received numerous awards for his work; most notably he is the recipient of the Paragon award which is granted by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR). Currently, Marcus is President and Chief Creative Officer of Bento Media where he serves entrepreneurs launching their businesses as well as non-profits.

Past Clients Include:

  • Safeway
  • Microsoft
  • Comcast
  • Photo TLC
  • Lucas Learning
  • Hotwire
  • IMSI
  • Keen.com
  • PhotoTLC
  • Skagit Valley College
  • TravelSmith
  • VivaFarms
  • Dominican College
  • Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

“Marcus is an energetic self-starter with a great mind for creative problem-solving within a fast-paced, high-pressure setting. I was always impressed by Marcus’s ability to create clear communication with impact — a great storyteller on so many media channels.”

– Lori Greenwood, Higher Ed Strategic Communications and Marketing Automation Professional