WE ARE ARCANE


We sell more
for our clients.


We have invented a new way to deliver marketing ROI for our clients. Our artistry with code, creative, and brand strategy is delivered with a unique combination of digital and traditional marketing tactics for every client.

We lead with innovation, creativity, and conscience on our mission to change the perception of the marketing industry.

CLIENTS


Instead of targeting specific types of businesses as possible clients, we seek and satisfy business leaders that are looking to take advantage of new digital opportunities. Arcane partners with clients who have a desire to change the stale status quo of their current advertising.

We decode marketing for each client with a formula that leverages the right media with the right technology at the right time. Each client is different. Each strategic and creative formula is different.

We deliver on our promise with an average return-on-investment (ROI) in excess of 500% — based on hard sales data. Our roster of 60+ active clients includes:


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TEAM

Arcane is independently owned and has five hands-on leaders.
Each leader brings a specialist skillset.
Every leader is a business strategist.

"Our team will change the way you perceive marketing. Whether creating a brand or working with established brands, we apply our fully integrated team’s talents to work in multi-faceted and interconnected ways. Our objective is to drive growth and generate revenue. We’re happy to talk to you about that in person, but don’t look for case studies on our site…that information is proprietary to our clients – and hence, arcane." ~ Eric Vardon

Leader

Eric Vardon

President & CEO + Creative Technology & Strategy
(founding partner)

How I Work
Leader

John D'Orsay

VP & CTO
+ Digital Development & SEM
(founding partner)

How I Work
Leader

Bryan Taylor

VP & Toronto GM + Content Marketing

How I Work
Leader

#dogsofarcane

R.I.P Jazz; 2001 - 2015

Leader

Tony Crncich

VP + Advertising & Direct Marketing

How I Work
Leader

Robin Honey

Chief Creative Officer

How I Work

Alex

Trevor

Matt

Ricardo

Sarah

Cherith

Jordan

Dave

Brett

Vincent

Amanda

Jessica

Chris

Chris

Adam

Tina

Michael

Matt

Richard

Hilary

Michelle

Brian

Erin

Cole

Erin

Nima

Jay

Jason

Deanne

Allie

Bradley

Dylan

Jamieson

Tori

Paul

Max

Matt

Bobby

Justice

Jessica

Jennifer

Jennifer

Greg

David

Vinciane

Tyler

Dave

Caroline

Laura

Our team is 55 strong, based in London, Toronto and Calgary

Join our Team

Arcane is a descriptor that signifies something known or understood only by a few. This accurately defines and underpins our brand values and how we operate as a business. 

Since our inception, Arcane has worked to remain a relative mystery in the agency world. We don’t broadly share how we consistently drive ROI because we feel we’re a little ahead of the game.

Being only four years old is a huge advantage for us. We have created a new breed of agency – built with integrated intention from day one. We’re not handcuffed by legacy habits and approaches, or stale processes.

Our team is made up of hungry individuals on a mission to change the perception of the marketing industry. Leads, sales, and tangible results aren’t ‘a nice surprise’ they are our basis for driving growth and generating revenue.


PARTNERSHIPS


We have formal partnerships with leading digital and traditional media providers, and use comprehensive third-party tools that aid in maximizing ROI.

  • Analytics

  • Paid Search

  • SEO

  • Social

  • International

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Culture


In this building lives a family of talented thinkers and dreamers. We are an imaginative group of like-minded individuals that make change.

We are Arcane.


Culture


As Arcane grows, our team continues to be our most valued and important assets. In 2014 we rolled out inclusive benefits, introduced mechanical stand up / sit down desks and further developed our flexible working policy.


Culture


Arcane takes a family approach to work including pets with up to six office dogs in the office on any given day #dogsofarcane


Culture


In this building lives a family of talented thinkers and dreamers. We are an imaginative group of like-minded individuals that make change.


PRODUCT INNOVATION


Morphio

Kerfuffle

Hubub

Formula

Fabrik

Morphio

Morphio employs state of the art artificial intelligence methods to help businesses deliver a personalized experience. An 'intelligent automation core' at the heart of Morphio initiates the automation even before the creation of the content. Morphio analyzes the preferences of potential users, asking the data-points for smart goal-driven content and delivers the designed contents to a hyper audience.

Morphio continues to evaluate the content based on deep sales-driven analysis, returning back to the businesses comprehensive analyzed data and smart suggestions for new content and revisions. Morphio can automatically predict profitability for a given business and their desired customer.

www.morphio.co

Kerfuffle

A powerful new way to nurture local customer relationships

KERFUFFLE™ makes social media management easy for multi-outlet retail communications management. It’s a first. This unique, proprietary solution lets you communicate directly with customers on all of your social media platforms – through one central platform.

Social media is changing the face of retailing. Through social networks, retailers have the opportunity to form relationships with millions of customers, and connect with them individually in local markets before they buy. Growing your social media presence takes extensive time management – until now.

www.kerfuffle.ws

Hubub

Hubub is an online marketing management tool that allows businesses to parse product sales and advertising metrics by medium and location. Our sophisticated analytics can reveal the impact of marketing activities across all active media

hubub.ca

Formula

Think it and built it faster.

Web applications and data capture have been put into hyper-drive since the form tag was added to HTML. Yet the speed to develop and interact with this data really has not changed over the last decade.

After 12-months of planning, we finally built Formula with the idea that data is always abstract. One application is a web-form to capture data - Another application is a web-page; data for a background image, content and a call to action. With this approach, we are never confined to one use or application. We are confined to ideas and speed of execution.

Formula’s main goal is to take a more dynamic approach. To re-define and polish the process of creating/capturing/modelling information.

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Fabrik

Fabrik is a resource that houses hundreds of responsive website elements for your web development or IT team to resource. They are pre-coded alongside the creation of your website to establish rapid integration into other projects. This process allows for consistent development of other internal or parallel projects, without sacrificing esthetics or quality.

Arcane - Toronto

112-372 Richmond St. W

Toronto, Ontario - M5V 1X6

t. 647 873 3993

Location

Arcane - London

345 Horton St. E

London, Ontario - N6B 1L6

t. 226 289 2445

Location

Arcane - Calgary

1812 4th Street SW, Suite 601

Calgary, Alberta- T2S 1W1

t. 403 879 9554

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Arcane - MontrÉal

1001 Square Dorchester

Montréal, Quebec - H3B 2T9

t. 514 447 8982

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