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Our Company

Your Long-Term Partner for More Than Deliverables.

We believe our role is greater than simply to be an agency focused on deliverables. We see a more important purpose in what we do: To be an extension of your team with the purpose of creating extraordinary, meaningful results that scale with your business over time. 

To achieve our purpose, we have built our processes and tools designed around an adaptive, Agile methodology, so we are able to create deliverables and promote your business with faster results, less waste of resources (time and money), and while delivering high-quality work. We also embrace your goals and budgets as our own, so our solutions are closely aligned with your aspirations and challenges. 

Our work is executed by a team of passionate, experienced experts with a values-first mindset we share with our clients. We believe success is measured by more than just a better bottom line, but also by the positive impact we create for our clients, our teammates, and our shared communities. 

When you partner with us, you can trust we will bring your vision to life, help your organization grow, and provide a better online experience for your users – transforming the world we touch.

Passionate About What We Do. Principled in How We Do It.

We love what we do. We love watching our clients grow, hire more employees, and open up new locations. It’s why we strive for long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with our clients. 

We also believe building a successful long-term relationship requires work that is crafted and delivered in alignment with shared core values. 

These are the values that define our culture and how we approach our work, every day.  

Empathy

  • Understanding your customer and their world
  • Working well together
  • Caring about the positive impact we make to your business

Stewardship

  • Creating things that last
  • Producing outcomes that make a difference
  • Caring for the people, community, and environment that sustains us

Determination

  • Doing what’s right
  • Doing what it takes to deliver on our word
  • Always advocating for our clients and community
  • Continuously seeking improvement and achievement – for ourselves and our clients

Professionalism

  • Being transparent and accountable 
  • Delivering exceptional quality of work
  • Communicating early and often
  • Being vigilant about follow up and follow-through

Conviction

  • Never compromising our values or those of our clients
  • Being selective about whom we work with, and expecting the same from those who wish to work with us

Why are we called Tangent?

Tangent Digital is a Scottsdale, Arizona-based digital agency, founded in 2012. While we specialize in working with new and emerging companies, our experience has allowed us to work with an amazing variety of companies, educational institutions, and non-profits including Arizona State University, Page Chamber of Commerce, SquadPod, Barrett-Jackson, and Nationwide Vision.

When we were exploring names for our agency, we really wanted a word to exemplify how we enjoy using both sides of our collective brains. Something to represent our work in both a scientific and purposeful approach, and in a creative, inventive approach. Tangent achieved this perfectly. 

Our creative side is represented by exploring ideas that depart from the typical, expected conversation – off on a tangent so to speak. We believe you have to be bold to make a difference, and sometimes the best way is to ask questions and present ideas when everyone else is caught up in the status quo.

Our analytical side uses the common tangents of two circles as a geometric expression of how we align ourselves with the goals and ambitions of our clients. We believe sharing at least one common tangent is essential to make sure our effort and energy is applied to the tasks and activities that matter most.