WE ARE a small digital media studio based in Austin, Texas making things that matter with companies we believe in. We specialize in tailor-made projects that tell powerful stories and make complex issues simple and easy to understand. To do this, we use a variety of powerful digital tools including data visualization, interactive design, full-stack development, creative video production and animation.
WE APPROACH every project as a design challenge to better understand the story and determine the best way to tell it. This approach allows us to create projects that make complex issues personal and accessible through visual narratives and interactivity. We combine design thinking and agile development to find fresh perspectives and ensure the project vision is realized with no detail overlooked.
BEING A SMALL TEAM means we can respond quickly to the evolving technological landscape and scale our team to fit each project, bringing on technical and creative talent as needed. We rely on a network of super talented programmers, designers, animators and videographers to bring our projects to life. That way we can say yes to any dream project – small or large – while staying nimble and adaptable.
OUR CLIENTS ARE COLLABORATORS; we build long-term relationships that help us better understand an organization’s needs so we can build projects that go above and beyond expectations. We have been working with many of our clients for years and enjoy helping them grow and adapt.
Lauren has spent the last ten years focused on creating innovative digital experiences to bring understanding and clarity to today’s most pressing issues. Lauren’s background includes working at think tanks and nonprofits on large and small scale digital projects. She has a master’s degree from Parsons in Design and Technology. Her more recent work includes data viz installations, AR/VR, and machine learning, which have been exhibited at various conferences and festivals. Instagram, LinkedIn.
Nick began his career at The New York Times and Associated Press after getting a master’s in digital journalism. During his tenure in journalism he received the prestigious Pictures of the Year International Award for best multimedia feature, as well as the Oliver S. Gramling Award at AP for his innovative work in the organization. Nick loves participating in Austin’s vibrant art and tech community, collaborating with fellow geeks and experimenting with emerging technology. Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn.
THE STORY of Seven Mile Media began in 2009, while Lauren and Nick were studying digital journalism together in Miami. In early 2015, after years of relying on weekly creative feedback sessions despite being in different cities and industries, Lauren casually suggested they work together full time. To her surprise, Nick was instantly and fully onboard and Seven Mile Media was born. This showed us that one phone call can turn into a lifetime partnership and even the smallest of projects can become our most defining work.
WE ARE BASED IN AUSTIN, TEXAS. Give us a shout if you’re in town, we’re happy to treat you to tacos and a beer!