Funkhaus Mad Libs with David Funkhouser
What’s up! My name is David FunkhouserNoun and I am Creative DirectorJob Title at Funkhaus. It’s really exciting to be celebrating our 10 year anniversary, honoring the hard work, creativity, ingenuityNoun, and good times we’ve had over the past decade. Especially 2014Year; it was my favorite year at Funkhaus because we were able to travel to Mexico City to work with our amazing clients the Lift for a week (Mezcal, Luchadores, and Incredible food) and I had a meeting with my film idol Ridley Scott (to talk creative on a project we did for him).Reason
The 2021 era of Funkhaus is certainly a testament to the talented people we surround ourselves with, and I love being in the office with everyone because our team is the best it has ever beenReason. But arriving at this milestone is also a toilsomeadjective realization of a vision I had back in the day with Drewpartner and Nickpartner.
It all started when we met Drew in a repurposed Dairy barn and Nick atplace you first met. a party with chickens running aroundplace you first met. I remember thinking, instinctuallysuperlative, these guys are unicornsComplimentary noun or adjective. Drewpartner is “a Sharp, witted renaissance man”characteristic and Nickpartner is a really talented “Sly fox of a gentleman”skill. After we dove into battleverb together, I knew I wanted to start a company with them.
It’s happenstancesuperlative that it’s now 10 years later, I’m sitting in Antigua, Guatemalatype of teenager eating a Pepianlast food you ate, listening to Opportunities by Pet Shop Boyslast song you listened to and we are celebrating this milestone. I feel very ebullientadjective.
If someone had showed me a crystal ball when I was just a young punk ass skate rattype of teenager growing up in Clearwater, FLhometown that I would one day co-run a digital agency based in LA, working with infamousadjective clients, I would have hopped in my 1974 Toyota Celicafirst car and driven as fast as I could into the future.
And now that I’m here, doing Joyful Pixel Surgeryfavorite part of job on several projects, I’m so glad that I didn’t become a Chefjob you wanted as a kid. I’d like to shoutout Alex Atalainfluential person for inspiring me, Wurstküchefavorite arts district lunch spot, and Coast to Coast AMsoftware/app you use often for being there for me each and every day. I’m excited to see where the next 10 years take us. I hope they are filled with unexpected coincidencesWhat you want the future to flow with, and talented individuals who motivate me to keep Funkhaus prospering, in the name of Demystifying Creative, year after year.