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Firebelly

We’re a tight-knit team of optimists who believe in each other and our clients’ causes.

WBE-Certified. Established 1999.

About Us

Good Design
for Good Reason

Every project is an opportunity. We seek out partners who share our fire and fervor for creativity and social progress. But why just talk about it when we can be about it?

GIVING BACK

From Camp Firebelly and Reason to Give to Typeforce and Firebelly University, we’ve been all about serving the greater good since day one. Our longest running program, the Grant for Good, is an annual award that provides one nonprofit a year’s worth of our services for free. It’s rad! The call for applications goes out every Fall.

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Design for Equity + Inclusion

As a community-centered design studio, we are committed to diversity and inclusion, with the goal of creating a more equitable, just world. We understand diversity — across age, gender, race, religion, citizenship status, ability, sexual orientation, education, class and culture — builds perspective and empathy, which are critical to responsible design.

We create brave spaces where all voices can be heard, biases challenged and solutions arrived at together.

The Team

Managing Director

Chantel Valentene

Founder

Dawn Hancock

Senior Director of Design

Will Miller

Director of Accounts + Operations

Luise Barnikel

Director of Development

Matt Soria

Associate Director of Strategy

Elaine Hancock

Senior Developer

Betsy Lam

Senior Designer

Tom Tian

Designer

Dean Sweetnich