about

we solve complex public affairs challenges with fully orchestrated, elegantly crafted content

We have built our reputation on high-caliber work with a flair for the unconventional.

Rooted in Washington, D.C., with a global reach, we create opportunities to inform, influence, and advocate — always with localized, measurable impact. We prioritize collaboration and responsiveness with our clients, our partners, and each other. Our commitment to exceptional service and creative work fuels our referral-driven growth. 

Founded in 2007, we have 60+ employees in D.C., London, and Singapore. We are a certified LGBT-owned business with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce and a certified veteran employer with the Virginia Values Veterans Program

Packed with punch and wit, intelligence and style, we are the agency of choice for clients that desire the rare blend of public policy expertise and best-in-class creative. 

Three core values guide our work and our relationships: Give a damn. Make it personal. Never be satisfied. Read our client charter to learn more about what it’s like to work with NJI.

our

history

01

Founding.

Nathan Imperiale and Josh Shultz recognize good ideas ahead of their time. From campaigns to cocktails, their client-focused approach to deliver creative that eschews the status quo has been road-tested since 2007. Volumes could be written about the sweat equity and extraordinary lengths they’ve gone to over the years to support clients, but their modesty and discretion will keep those stories untold.

02

Culture.

Recall the best dinner party you’ve ever attended. The one where strangers become friends and friends become family. Where the conversation flows as freely as the wine and the energy around the table is electric.

03

Alexandria.

Steps from the Potomac River in Old Town Alexandria, in a century old grain warehouse NJI’s headquarters provides a backdrop for collaborative, boundary-pushing work in a space and community that value history, innovation, and work-life balance.

04

London.

At the heart of London, our Chancery Lane office brings the breadth and depth of NJI to clients across continents and markets. More than a time zone advantage, the UK office expands the team’s food and beverage options— a critical ingredient to our creative success.

05

Singapore.

Enveloped in views of the bay, our Singapore office extends the reach of NJI's signature client service to the diverse and innovative Asia-Pacific region. Tapping into amazing talent and the city's delicious food stall scene, our creative spirit and appetite thrive in the lion city.

our

history

industry

recognition

01

PRNews Digital Awards

02

Webby Awards

03

Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

04

Top Digital Strategy Companies in Washington DC

05

Indigo Design Award

06

NYX Marcom Awards

07

OPIC Impact Awards

08

Davey Awards

09

Communicator Awards

10

Creative Communication Awards (C2A)

11

AVA Digital Awards

12

Inc. Best in Business

13

Vega Awards

14

Clutch Digital PR Awards

15

Goldies

16

MUSE Awards

17

AIGA 50

18

Hermes Creative Awards

19

Interactive Media Awards

20

PRNews Agency Elite Awards

21

Web Excellence Awards

22

CSS Design Awards

23

Branding Awards

24

AAF DC American Advertising Awards

25

AWWWARDS

26

NY Product Design Awards

27

Indigo Design Award

28

The Telly Awards

29

Horizon Interactive Awards

30

Summit International Emerging Media Awards

31

Dot Comm Awards

32

Web Awards

rule
breakers

drag
Engaging storytelling of complex issues impacting the planet
Opening doors in new countries and creating customer delight
Fresh digital thinking for an industry giant
Supporting the power of DIY advocacy in Congress and across the country
Illustrating the importance of a STEM-educated workforce
Advancing global health knowledge with a fresh perspective
Elevating the knowledge and impact of property owners
Staying ahead of the market by understanding it
Designing with clarity for the video game marketplace
Illuminating innovation that helps individuals and communities prosper
Bringing commercial clients inside properties from afar
Amplifying knowledge across global audiences and topics
Distilling CEO viewpoints across topics and markets
Empowering a community dedicated to innovation, creativity, and growth
Clearing the digital skies for takeoff
Communicating across a global policy landscape with precision and purpose

fortune favors

the bold

We collaborate with tenacious organizations and ambitious people.

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