Emergent Order is a creative studio in Austin, Texas.

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We are an eclectic group of writers, designers, developers, producers, motion artists, brand evangelists, and digital marketers based in Austin, Texas. We partner with brands and nonprofits to create award-winning campaigns, videos, and digital products. Our team has spent the last two decades helping companies and humans tell brand-driven stories.

Better strategy. Better creative. Better outcomes.

Yes, we do that.

You want to build a brand. Increase sales. Share your story. Great, we can help. Our team hails from far-flung corners of the media world—film, TV, game design, software development, advertising, and fine art—but we are united by a desire to move brands and businesses forward. Here’s what we offer:


  • Video Production
  • Post Production
  • Virtual Reality
  • Motion Graphics
  • Animation
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  • Brand Identity Design
  • Graphic Design + Illustration
  • Communications Strategy
  • Integrated Campaigns
  • Website + App Design
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  • Social Media Marketing
  • Google Ad Grant Management
  • Audience Research
  • Media Planning + Buying
  • Web + Marketing Analytics
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Our co-founders cut their teeth in New York City, creating award-winning integrated marketing campaigns for some of the world's biggest brands, including Burger King, Subaru, Geico, and more. Then they discovered breakfast tacos. The rest is history.

John Papola

CEO + Exec Creative Director

Josh Meyers

Head of Post Production

Lisa Versaci

Development Executive