The People of Substance

  1. Stephen Landau Stephen Landau

    Creative Director & Principal

    With over sixteen years of experience concepting digital solutions, Stephen uses the idea of “brand” as a guide for both creative execution and digital implementation. The belief that brand is the way people feel about a company is paramount in the creative process where interactivity, functionality and design all work together to create a positive brand relationship - Interaction is Brand.

  2. Todd Moritz Todd Moritz

    Chief Operating Officer & Principal

    With a formal background in music, television and film production Todd turned his focus to the internet in 1994, heading to San Francisco to produce the original Working for companies like Foote Cone & Belding, Wieden+Kennedy and Organic he’s worked with many clients over the years, many of which you’ve heard of and he’d be more than happy to talk with you about.

  1. Erin Kurtz Erin Kurtz

    Experience Director
  2. Nicole Levin Nicole Levin

    Art Director
  3. Jesse Keyes Jesse Keyes

    UI Developer
  4. Jeremy Pair Jeremy Pair

    Project Manager
  5. Isaac Viel Isaac Viel

    Analytics and QA
  6. Robeson Kitchin Robeson Kitchin

    Back-End Developer
  7. Nate Bedortha Nate Bedortha

    UI Developer
  8. bsr Brent Rieck

    Technical Director
  9. Annie Gilbert Annie Gilbert

    Project Manager

How did we get here?

Substance was formed in January of 2007 because we wanted to create the company we’d always dreamed of working for: a place filled with smart, creative, business-savvy people who are dedicated to doing great work. The kind of company that would create fantastic work for fantastic clients. Over six years into this journey, our work and our clients are a testament to who we are and what we do.

We have an expression at Substance that began on Day One, and continues to this day: Do Better. Every day brings the opportunity for us to do even better than the day before. For ourselves. For our clients. For you.

View Substance through our eyes…

Learn about moving from a "separation mindset" to a "collaborative mindset" with @nauclothing @smartwooligan and @findsubstance at Outdoor Retailer. Friday, August 8th at 1:30pm. More info at #ORshow #adventurebrands
Join @stlandau at Outdoor Retailer with friends from @smartwooligan (@thejsnow) and @nauclothing (@nicklaw9) to talk about "Brand, E-Commerce, and Content: The Future of Adventure Brands Online." August 8th at 1:30pm. More info on our site: #orshow #adventurebrands
Substance World Cup of Beer - it all comes down to this. BRAZIL (Xingu) vs. ENGLAND (Fullers ESB) in the finals (third place went to Belgium - Stella Artois). #SubstanceWCoB
Semi-finals of the Substance World Cup of Beer. Brazil (Xingu) vs. Belgium (Stella). England (Fullers ESB) vs. Argentina (Jerome). This determines who plays for all the pint glasses... #SubstanceWCoB
Today's Substance World Cup of Beer quarter-final matchups: Brazil (Xingu) vs. Japan (Asahi) and Spain (Estrella) vs. England (Fullers). Winners go on to the semi-finals against Belgium (Stella Artois) and Argentina (Jerome). #SubstanceWCoB
Today's Substance World Cup of Beer matchups: France (Kronenbourg 1664) vs. Belgium (Stella Artois) and Argentina (Jerome) vs. Russia (Baltika). Quarter-finals! #SubstanceWCoB
Today's winners: Spain (Estrella) over Mexico (Corona); Russia (Baltika) over Germany (Warsteiner). On to the quarterfinals! #SubstanceWCoB
Today's matchups in the Substance World Cup of Beer! Spain (Estrella) vs. Mexico (Corona). Germany (Warsteiner) vs. Russia (Baltika). The winners will move on to complete the quarter final brackets. #SubstanceWCoB
The results of today's Substance World Cup of Beer brackets: Brazil (Xingu) over Australia (Coopers) - Japan (Asahi) over Italy (Peroni) - and in a heartbreaking close match, Belgium (Stella Artois) over USA (Budweiser). Next time the USA will field a stronger beer. #SubstanceWCoB
Hell of a matchup in today's Substance World Cup of Beer. Brazil (Xingu) vs. Australia (Coopers). Japan (Asahi) vs. Italy (Peroni). And in an appropriate coincidence, USA (Budweiser) vs. Belgium (Stella Artois). #SubstanceWCoB
...right side finalized as well. Let's do this! #substancewcob
Left side of the Substance World Cup of Beer finalized... #SubstanceWCoB

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