The agency, part of Publicis Groupe, contended for the account against the incumbent, Omnicom Group's TBWA Worldwide.
The Bellevue, Wash.-based company was founded in 1992. According to Publicis USA, Coinstar spent $4 million to $5 million on advertising last year but is expected to raise that figure in 2004.
The assignment includes national creative, strategy and a range of marketing communications, the agency said. Media duties will be handled by Publicis sibling Optimedia, Seattle.