Meet Chicago Experiential Agency: Leviathan

Leviathan is the Chicago experiential agency that creates engaging narrative content and experiences for brands worldwide. Using ground breaking technology and creative, Leviathan’s creations keeps audiences enthralled and brings them back wanting more. The Chicago agency has worked with companies of all sizes from Nike to the Art Institute of Chicago, and clients have said that Leviathan brings “mind blowing creativity coupled with a tremendous attention to detail.” Other clients kept it more simple by just calling them straight up “Amazing!”

Let’s take a closer look at this amazing Chicago agency and see what all the fuss is about!


Inside Leviathan

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In Chicago Since: 2010

Core Services: Experiential Design, with a specific focus on content & interaction.

# of Employees: 25

# of Four-Legged Employees: A revolving cast of many.

1. Their origin story…

Though high-end design has been a core of our focus since day one, we weren’t always operating as an agency. When we started as a production/post studio, we assumed that would be how we’d make our living, though secretly we really wanted to do more experiential work…lucky for us, the balance quickly shifted. Over the last 6 years of operation, we’ve gone from producing spots for agencies to creating immersive experiences for brands directly as their agency.

2. What you’ll find inside:

A table built by one of our team members, made from a 400 year old Ponderosa Pine and a reclaimed fire escape ladder from an old church.

3. The meaning of #agencylife…

A balance of globally recognized work, ample personal life and reasonable compensation.

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Leviathan works at the nexus of design, digital media & interaction.”


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4. Why Leviathan loves CHI Town:

The people: hard working, straight shooting, helpful and sincere.

5. Chicago campaign Leviathan is proudest of:

The “Numbers in Nature” exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry — this is a permanent exhibit, meaning anywhere from 7-12 years, so it’ll far outlast any campaign we could ever create!

6. National campaign Leviathan is proudest of:

The “Connected City” interactive installation for Jabil — this particular project has been so successful for the brand, it was a featured image in Forbes when they ran an article about the company.

7. Most admired Chicago brands:

Threadless, Groupon, GrubHub, Boeing, Northern Trust, Allstate

8. Most admired influencer in Chicago:

Digital Kitchen

9. The best restaurant in Chicago:


The calls we usually get: “We want something that’s never been done before & will blow people’s minds.” And that’s exactly what we build.
– Chad Hutson, President/Co-Founder


Partners in Crime

10. What they do for their clients:

We transform big ideas into exceptional experiences for our clients.

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11. Want to work with Leviathan? This is what they look for in potential partners…

  • Being Bold
  • Innovative
  • Sophisticated

12. Clients love Leviathan because…

We’re honest, collaborative, highly creative.

13. Who they helped:

Nike, Disney, Kohler, Airbus, Lowe’s, Microsoft, Gogo, the Art Institute, Northwestern Mutual

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Daniel Kim