Adapt or be left behind.
As a digital agency, success is built on the ability to strategically adapt to a rapidly changing industry that favors innovation and constant refinement. Our client relationships are built on our ability to deliver reliability in a digital environment that endlessly redefines itself.
That’s why we’ve built a rigorous design, development and marketing process around adaptation and agility.
Research establishes the backbone of every project, uncovering target personas, business goals and insights that we then integrate into our design process. Every element is made to stand on its own, allowing requirements to adapt quickly and without delay.
Our vast experience in the Media and B2B space gives us the right mix of creativity and control, allowing us to design inspiring experiences that delight and engage users. Through iterative design, the experience adapts to behavioral data backed by research.
Our developers’ passion for code combined with a penchant for problem-solving means every design is built with integration in mind. No matter the technology stack or business solution you’ve built your business on, our development process is built to adapt.
Each experience we build and design is engineered to deliver results and adapt to the realities of interactive development. Through on-going testing and analysis, we uncover efficiencies and obstacles before they grow into missed opportunities and project roadblocks.
Aaron P. Bailey
Founder and President
Aaron Bailey founded 601am in 2007 after a career helping Manhattan publishers learn how to do a new thing called "blogging." The company is named after the time he was born, sorta. Ask to hear the story. He heads 601am's business development efforts and makes sure the entire team is successfully delivering value to clients.
Director of Client Experience
Born and raised a mile high, Mike is a proud Colorado native and Denver dweller. With an educational background in foreign language and business, Mike works hard to ensure clients are happy, their projects are on time, and their budgets aren't blown.
Director of Technology
Having worked his way up from technical support, to web application engineer, Andrew now leads 601am's development team to create innovative solutions while cultivating working relationships. Andrew's interests include German cars, mountain sports, cheese and kringle (The best pastry known to any Wisconsinite).
Director of Marketing
Brandon began his career as a web designer in the newspaper industry before transitioning into the digital agency world where he oversaw the online marketing strategies for major brands such as GE, Sun Chemical, PODS. He brings a wealth of experience in the digital publishing and B2B industry along with a history of passion for inbound marketing and design.
Director of Operations
Betsy got her start in the online publishing industry in New York City, working for American Express Publishing and Harris Interactive. When she isn't coordinating support for 601am's global clients, she loves to travel throughout Europe and play volleyball.
Armed with a degree in complexity and nearly a decade of successful product launches for publishers and global companies, Charlie loves to learn your process and pain points to help you achieve ideal outcomes. He also enjoys time zone math and his optimized sleep schedule.
Designer and Developer
Julia has almost 20 years experience in design, user experience, and web development. After moving to Colorado from the east coast in 2008 to study painting at Rocky Mountain College of Design, she has over 6 years of Drupal development and design and is currently teaching herself iOS development.
Hughie is a recent transplant to Denver, CO by way of Austin, TX. He's a passionate web developer with a history in data analytics and web programming for the financial services industry. In his free time he loves to play music, code and explore the outdoors with his wife and dog.
Designer and Developer
With almost two decades experience in building websites and digital products, Derek has worn the hats of UI and UX designer, front-end developer, and site architect. Having experience with many content management and web application systems, Drupal has been a focus for 7 years.
With over 15 years of programming experience, Jason has worked for over 100 startups globally that have accumulated over $15M in funding and exits. In addition to specializing in startups, teaching and QA, he enjoys coding in PHP, ExpressionEngine and CodeIgniter.
Celia has been a web designer and developer, specializing in User Interface, User Experience Design, and Drupal development since 2007. Celia's eye for UI and UX has been developed over numerous projects with an extensive client history ranging from PBS to Washington University.