hello.

NMCO, though simple in our name, provides impactful (like KABOOM) experiences through creative campaigns, design, video, digital, and web. Heck, we do things in between and all around. There’s no challenge we haven’t creatively conquered. 

You’re not a typical business and we’re not your typical Creative Agency. NMCO is here to make your competition jealous! We create immersive creative campaigns, designs, videos, digital media, and web, that simply knock your competition out! Our award-winning agency strives to create unique, professional, and engaging content for hundreds of clients all over the world! We’re proud to call Las Cruces, New Mexico our home!

what we do

We work with organizations and brands that are bored out of their minds with the mundane, that want to feel something, who want to be delighted, and most importantly who want to showcase the hard work they do and the things they advocate for in impactful ways. We want to help them yell those things from the top of the rooftop. 

We are the creative studio for you. We make cool commercial creative and we make it with heart.

our process

We typically start by doing a 10-hour hike in our national monument then break barriers by taking a drink from a communal handmade mug with special tea leaves that *record scratch* We’re just kidding.  It’s very much the opposite in fact. Much more professional, something your mom would be impressed by. We’ve been doing this for a while. Our process is an experienced veteran, with years of tweaking, fine-tuning, and field testing. In other words, we’ve got you covered.

Discovery Sessions
Presentation
Revision
Approval
Package
Train
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Kick-off Meeting
Presentation
Revision
Approval
Go Live
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Pre-Production
Production
Post-Production
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nmco studio

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here's just some of the people we've worked with

Kahlo

Door Greeter & Cookie Eater

Kahlo is our gentle, friendly, office pup! He loves his belly rubbed, sniffing absolutely everything, and hasn’t found a treat he wouldn’t eat! Be sure to say hi, he loves the attention!

Kelsey Gentile

Web Specialist

Once those websites are complete, Kelsey is our web maintenance manager. From regular updates, security checks, and content updates, Kelsey keeps our websites running smoothly, secure, and in tip-top shape.

Anna Kat Hollis

Web Developer & Designer

We really like people named, “Anna”, especially named Anna Kat! Anna Kat is NMCO’s talented web developer and designer. She is smart, efficient, and crazy good at her craft! She has a background in design and focuses on functionality and UI/UX. You’re gonna love working with her!

Christina curates and enforces all visual aesthetics through messaging and goals for clients among the creatives.

Zac Wittstruck

Animator

If you’re needing quality animation, Zac is your guy! Motion graphics, custom character rigging, and 2D animation are some of Zac’s specialties. Zac always wears a smile and is truly one of the nicest people you’ll meet. When Zac isn’t whipping out great animations, he plays bass guitar for a local jazz band! What a cool cat!

Aaron Walterscheid

Video Specialist

Aaron is NMCO’s “Silent Assassin”. While not the most outgoing of our talented crew, Aaron KILLS at videography, editing, color grading, drone operation, lighting, and doing what it takes to get the job done. His experience and skills speak loudly for themselves.

Sam Palm

Video Specialist & Photographer

With an eye for great picture-perfect moments, Sam is one of NMCO’s extremely talented video specialists! Sam is our main photographer, but also is a Director of Photography, editor, color specialist, and overall Jack-of-all-trades. When he’s not behind the camera, find Sam cruisin’ the Southwest on his Harley and living life to the fullest! Did we mention he has great hair?

Ralph Diaz

Senior Video Specialist

Don’t confuse Ralph with Academy Award-winning actor Johnny Depp. Although there’s a close resemblance, Ralph is much more talented behind the camera. He’s done it all from VFX to animation, to producing, directing, and editing some of our most memorable productions. It also should come as no surprise that he’s mastered the technical and practical aspects of videography, giving him the nickname, “The Doctor.”

Dana Apodaca

Senior Graphic Designer

Dana is up to date on all expert software and can design circles around most designers. With creative solutions, a sensibility to trends, and the best artistic output, Dana can do it all from identity systems to layouts, to even giving art direction in our video productions.

Christina curates and enforces all visual aesthetics through messaging and goals for clients among the creatives.

Dawn Franco

Studio Manager

With a background in journalism, file archival and organization, Dawn is our client onboarding extraordinaire. From contract preparation, to project management, account direction, and reporting, Dawn stirs the pot for most productions, making sure it’s served hot and on time.

Lucky Gonzalez

Co-Founder & Media Buyer

With all of that creative, where are you going to put it?! Lucky has 18 years in business with the expertise and know-how, so he is naturally our go-to for media placement. From digital banner ads to broadcast TV, Lucky can take any budget and translate it to impressions and conversions. He prides himself on coming up with solutions for your problems.

Christina Ballew

Co-Founder & Creative Director

Tina is NMCO’s Creative Director. Tina has a keen eye for detail, amazing designs, and oversees the full picture of all NMCO’s creative projects and Video Productions. When Tina is not directing our creatives, she currently is head of the City of Las Cruces’ Art Board and specializes in designing and painting public murals. With over a decade in the industry, Tina has seen it all!