Architecture, engineering and construction marketing and branding services


The way buyers find, vet and select architecture, engineering and construction firms is changing. And this is putting firms that rely on traditional marketing at a disadvantage. At the same time, the marketplace is evolving — from the economy to new competitors to the political landscape. Many firms today even find themselves partnering with former adversaries. Then add to this maelstrom of confusion AEC firms’ #1 challenge: recruiting and retaining talent. Things have gotten complicated fast.

Hinge can show you a clear path forward.

We give firms the knowledge and tools to thrive

Whatever your goals — sustained growth, greater visibility or attracting better talent — we deliver the roadmap and tools to take you there. We attack a complex marketplace with simplicity: an easy-to-grasp strategy, crystal-clear messaging and the right marketing tools for the job.

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We’ve worn your work boots

Safety bootsYou’ll be led by an experienced AEC team. They work exclusively with architecture, engineering and construction firms, so they know the industry from the ground up. In fact, many of our team members worked at AEC firms before joining Hinge.

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Our ongoing industry research delivers a competitive advantage

Nobody analyzes the AEC marketplace like Hinge. We conduct regular research to uncover which marketing strategies and techniques the most successful firms use to generate exceptional growth and profits year over year. Then we bring these insights to our clients.

Recruiting, Made Easier

We understand what a challenge recruiting can be. That’s why we’ve developed tools and techniques your firm can use to attract better recruits and persuade them to work with you. From creating an employee-friendly brand to building a robust recruiting platform on your website, Hinge has answers to one of your toughest challenges.

A firm but fun guiding hand

When you hire Hinge, you are also buying our deep AEC experience and perspective. We’ll be your biggest supporters, but we’ll tell you the things you need to hear, too. And all along the way, we’ll have fun together — as we take your firm to a new level of success.


Leaders in AEC marketing education.

Hinge speaks frequently at local, regional and national events and conferences about key AEC branding and marketing issues. Our team also writes for leading industry publications like PSMJ and BD&C, shaping the way the industry approaches marketing. We are also an SMPS Approved Provider, offering continuing education units (CEUs) to professionals across the country. In fact, we’ve developed Hinge University to make it easy for marketers and professionals to master the latest strategies, tools and techniques.


How we help our clients


Research, positioning, branding, website, collateral design, writing, signage guidelines

Research, branding, website, video, collateral design

Research, positioning, branding, website design, collateral design, advertising

Research, website, collateral design, writing

You’ll be in good company

We work with top firms and smaller firms that want to achieve regional or national prominence. Our client portfolio includes many ENR Top Firms in design, contracting and environmental engineering.

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4 turnkey programs to help you grow

The Visible Firm®


Drive more referrals, leads, revenues and profits

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The Visible Expert®


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Command your market’s attention

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High Performance Website


Make your website a growth engine

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Case Story


A top 100 engineering firm needed an exciting new brand and fresh marketing strategy to sustain its growth. This is their story.

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