CorTrust — Best Bank in South Dakota

Best Bank Lobby Banners

Our friends CorTrust Bank won the honor of being named Best Bank in South Dakota for 2019 and 2020 by Forbes Magazine. We helped them with a little humble-brag including new TV, stickers for customers and fans, banners for their lobbies, and feather banners for outside the branches. We’re proud to say they’ve been our…

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CarHop — All Stars

In 2019, the CarHop team pulled together to be All Stars for their customers and their employees. Their ever-intrepid CEO Tim took on the role of Coach Tim for a series of videos to inspire the team and update their progress, all while poking a little fun at himself and other team leaders. We created…

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CarHop — All In!

In 2020, CarHop went ALL IN! for their customers and their employees. We helped fire up the team with videos starring CEO Tim and our own big guy Jim reprising his role as The CarHop Guy in a head-to-head poker showdown. We also created some fun things for the “players” at the store level including…

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CarHop — Be A Hero

Every year CarHop encourages their employees to rally together behind a consistent theme. In 2018, they asked the team to “Be a Hero” for their customers. We created videos, mouse pads, and Hero trading cards to let them know how they could be heroes by doing what they do with excellence!  In the videos we…

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CorTrust Bank — Split Personality

CorTrust Split Personality

CorTrust is a community bank that’s locally owned and is quite proud of its outstanding customer service. (That’s probably why Forbes magazine named them The Best Bank in South Dakota in 2019 and again in 2020.) But just because they’re small doesn’t mean they don’t have the all the cool new technology people expect from…

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CorTrust Bank — Lighten Up!

CorTrust Bank - Lighten Up Campaign

After a couple of years of running image building ads, CorTrust needed a campaign that would put mortgages on the books and drive new customers to open checking accounts. They called ADwërks. We created a new simple, clean, graphic look that used their strong purple, green, and white color palette. What started with billboards, a…

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CarHop — Logo and Brand Work

CarHop Logo

We worked with CarHop for a long time. How long? Well, since before we were ADwërks and they were CarHop. We helped them chose the name, created their logo, their jingle, their point-of-sale materials, website, and TV since the beginning.  And for many years, their on-air spokesman The CarHop Guy was played by our very…

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DGR Engineering — Rebrand

New DGR Logo

DGR Engineering consulted us for help with rebranding their company. The first item on the agenda? A name change. For 60 years they had been known as Dewild, Grant, Reckert and Associates, named after their founding partners. Since those names no longer had a connection or relevance to clients and the employee-owned engineering firm, we…

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CorTrust Bank — Mortgage

CorTrust Mortgage Roots

As the mortgage market was heating up, CorTrust needed some fresh creative to stay in the battle. We responded with a pair of 15-second spots and a 30-second spot. All ran on television and digital and helped keep the CorTrust Mortgage team busy through the peak season. The only problem with this campaign? CorTrust likes…

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Project Broccoli

Tyler and Got Stacia Engaged

When a member of the ADwërks Family had a big life-changing event, we all get involved. So when Tyler was trying to figure out how to propose to his long-time girlfriend Stacia, we brainstormed a few ways to help make the day special. The winning idea: a fake TV shoot for Downtown Sioux Falls! We…

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