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Investing in creative design is the key to getting your business to stand out. Creative agencies provide you with the knowledge necessary to help your company grow.

That's why we've created this list of the best creative agencies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Creative Design Companies

  • 1
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Starfish is a marketing and creative services firm based in New York City. They were established in 2002, and have 23 employees. Starfish's services include marketing strategy, branding, logo design, media planning, web design, and more.

    Clients
    PwC
    Weight Watchers
    Vornado
    AST
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Starfish did market research for a fitness company to help them with their strategic transformation. They also provided a clear roadmap for such transformation and helped them with a brand campaign.

    “They were very communicative and timely, and their work was really well done.”

  • 2
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Framingham MA

    CommCreative is a strategically minded, creatively fueled marketing agency based in Framingham, MA with 25+ years of experience working in retail, cybersecurity, healthcare, manufacturing, and financial industries – just to name a few. We have digital in our DNA. Results in our hearts. And we’re passionate about creating stories that express who our clients are at their core while connecting with their most coveted audiences. Whether it’s B2B or B2C, for us, it’s about stirring the emotions of the human on the other end of your message. That’s how we inspire action. You could call it a “philosophy,” but really, it’s science. Let’s put it to work for your brand. 

    Clients
    Johnson Controls
    Bose
    OOFOS
    RSA Conference
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CommCreative serves as the digital marketing partner to a retail cooperative. They started out managing ad campaigns but now also handle projects related to web design, SEO, and content marketing.

    "Their style and sensibility in relating to our intended audience stand out."

  • 3
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Branding firm J2 was launched in 2007. In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, their small team focuses on branding, market research, logo, ux/ui design, and more.

    Clients
    Kimmel Cultural Campus
    United Way
    Union Square San Francisco
    Susquehanna University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    J2 designed and developed branding materials and a website for a tin wine capsule manufacturer. J2 identified the client’s desired brand positioning, brand voice, and branding materials, including the logo.  

    “At any given time, we knew exactly where we were at in a project.”

  • 4
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Rhapsody is a digital marketing company based in London, with offices in Madrid and Warsaw, Poland. The company, founded in 1980, has more than 100 employees and provides digital strategy, mobile & app marketing, web design, and web development services to various companies.

    Clients
    Spotify
    Huawei
    Facebook
    Mastercard
    Notable Project

    Rhapsody provides ongoing support for a digital magazine publication. This includes digital marketing, design, content creation, and production services. 

    "Being able to work with a company like this has been a real pleasure."

  • 5
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Mabbly is a full-service integrated marketing and advertising agency headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2013, the agency is comprised of fewer than 50 employees and specializes in web design, web development, branding, SEO, digital strategy, and content marketing.

    Clients
    Verano Holding Company
    Tolmar
    Graymont Medical
    Graymont X
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mabbly helped a nonprofit organization undergo a rebrand. They created several options for a new name and logo, handled SEO and email strategy projects, and developed marketing materials.

    "We could tell we were working with a highly professional organization from the beginning."

  • 6
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Atlanta GA

    Based in Birmingham, Ala., SociallyIN is a social media agency that helps businesses create content and develop social media strategies. With a team of fewer than 50, this agency services a range of clients across multiple industries.

    Clients
    Dicks Sporting Goods
    TGI Fridays
    BearPaw
    Conexpo
    Notable Project

    Sociallyin is revamping a credit report repair service's YouTube channels. The project aims to increase the client's online presence and ranks for strong keywords.

    "It's always great to work with a company that isn't just one-sided and understands other dynamics!"

  • 7
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Irvine CA

    500 Designs is a design agency based in Irvine, California, that was established in 2014. Their team of 44 employees offers UX/UI design, branding, and marketing strategy services.

    Clients
    Google
    Cisco
    3M
    KBS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    500 Designs was hired to develop a career assessment e-learning platform's UI/UX design. The client hired them from colleague referrals. 

    "We can only hope other additional partners of ours would be able to produce such high-quality designs."

  • 8
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    California-based full-service branding and digital communications agency Jacob Tyler works with clients to bring their story to life. Founded in 2000 and now 20+ employees strong, the agency specializes in corporate identity development and positioning, planning and strategy, SEO, social media, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    AT&T
    Novartis
    Discovery Channel
    SONY
    Notable Project

    Jacob Tyler has designed the logo and branding of an organic products manufacturing company. They’re currently doing packaging design and website development, and they will start working on digital marketing.

    “Jacob Tyler makes the work dynamic enjoyable, and they’re incredibly intelligent.”

  • 9
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Geneva IL

    Rule29 is a creative strategy and design firm based in Geneva, Ill. Their 20-person team provides a wide range of creative services including branding, web design, and print design. Founded in 2000, they specialize in mid-market clients. 

    Clients
    Fellowes
    Make-A-Wish
    Cargill
    American Red Cross
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rule29 was hired by a SaaS company to help develop their brand identity. They've developed a defining brand guide and implemented it throughout the client's organization digitally and in print.

    "R29 has a consistent work ethic and communication cadence."

  • 10
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    St. Petersburg FL

    A creative agency based in Minsk, Belarus, Moloko Creative LLC offers advertising, branding, and graphic design services. Founded in 2014, their team of fewer than 50 services the advertising and marketing agency.

    Clients
    Viber
    United Nations
    UNICEF
    UNIHELP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Moloko Creative Inc was tapped by a smart cinema startup for their branding and design services. They helped the client develop their brand identity and design their company logo.

    "They came up with great ideas and implemented them very well."

  • 11
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2012, Wildish & Co. is a branding and digital strategy agency that have multiple locations in the UK including Marlborough, Wiltshire, Hackney, and London. Their team of 5 specialize in branding, web design, and print design for primarily small businesses. These clients are typically in the consumer product, hospitality, legal cannabis, and financial services industries. 

    Clients
    Bumble / Badoo
    Jamie Oliver
    Nestlé
    Penhaligon's
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wildish & Co. redesigned a website for a virtual brand experience platform. The client was looking to refresh their brand to keep up with their evolving services.

    "Their style felt professional and efficient throughout, but still a relaxed team who were a pleasure to work with."

  • 12
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    Founded in 2015, niftic agency is headquartered in Washington DC, and has a satellite office in Salt Lake City, Utah. niftic agency's team of around 5 employees focuses on web design, web development, and custom software development.The client appreciated niftic agency's technical expertise and innovative solutions.

    Clients
    The North Face
    Change.org
    Lexus
    BRAC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Niftic Agency provides graphic design, web development, and app development services for a public affairs agency. The team has also been involved in SEO and keyword linking strategy efforts.

    “Their design aesthetic and user interface are excellent.”

  • 13
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Gelcomm is a branding and consumer research agency based in Los Angeles, California. The agency specializes in providing strategic design solutions. Founded in 1998, the team currently consists of less than 10 employees.

    Clients
    P&G
    Danone
    The Walt Disney Company
    Mattel Toys
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gel, Branding & Packaging is a specialty food company’s branding partner. They are working with the client in improving the brand’s creative assets, such as packaging, style guide, and ad template.

    "They are strong project managers, and they’re very adaptable."

  • 14
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lewiston ME

    Founded in 2013, Anchour is a branding, web development, and logo design agency based in Lewiston, ME. A small team of about 20 employees runs the company, and they mainly work with small and mid-market businesses. Their branding offerings include visual identity, brand strategy and messaging, and naming.

    Clients
    Apple
    Ubisoft
    TaskRabbit
    Sappi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Anchour partnered with a dog daycare to build a WordPress website and create a complementary brand strategy and logo and perform SEO maintenance. This step was crucial to helping the owner launch the new business.

    “Anchour's team seemed interested in getting to know me and the story behind my company, compared to other agencies, which treated it as a job. … I wanted my story and mission to be reflected in the brand.” – Founder, Dog Daycare

  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Miami FL

    neuelane is a Miami-based full-service advertising agency founded in 2017. The team of about five employees serves midmarket and small businesses in the real estate, hospitality and leisure, and retail industries. They offer advertising, social media marketing, and branding services.

    Clients
    The Ritz-Carlton Residences
    Fortune International Group
    InterContinental Miami
    Iberia Foods
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A street food company hired neuelane to handle their marketing and advertising efforts. The team was also involved in design and social media marketing projects in order to increase the brand's identity.

    "They really have a good eye for design and branding."

  • 16
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Complex Creative (Formerly London Creative Designs) is a digital agency that was founded in 2013. Headquartered in London, their small team of 8 specializes in web development, branding, graphic design, and more. 

    Clients
    Pirelli
    Ministry of Defence
    UNICEF
    Britain's Next Top Model
    Notable Project

    A board game festival hired Complex Creative to develop a site with a booking system for the client's tournaments. The goal was to develop an attractive and engaging site for new customers.

    "Their creative approach and design sensibility were impressive."

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  • 17
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Social Driver is a digital agency founded in 2011 with a team of over 10 members. Based in Washington, DC, they offer web design, social media marketing, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in the fields of health care and nonprofit, among others.

    Clients
    American Nurses Association
    The Education Trust
    Elizabeth Dole Foundation
    Goodwill Industries International
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Social Driver redesigned and developed a website for a nonprofit data advocacy organization, using a new logo and branding guidelines they created. They clarified the client's messaging and translated the site.

    "Social Driver's strength comes from listening to our needs and working to find creative solutions to match them."

  • 18
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sausalito CA

    Division of Labor is a advertising agency based in Sausalito, Calif. and founded in 2010. Their team of 11 employees specializes in advertising, social media marketing, and video production for clients of all sizes in the marketing, entertainment, and business services industries.

    Clients
    San Jose Sharks
    SFMOMA
    Kelly Services
    Opendoor
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Division of Labor was tasked with conceptualizing a marketing and engagement campaign. Their services included strategic oversight, media planning and buying, and creative concepting, and digital production.

    "They were able to take our feedback and spin it into gold!"

  • 19
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Denver CO

    FlowState Marketing is a digital and branding agency located in Denver. Since 2016, their team of 19 has specialized in branding, content marketing, digital strategy, and more. They mainly serve small businesses in various industries: advertising, manufacturing, ecommerce, entertainment, and others.

    Clients
    Subaru
    MillerCoors
    T-Mobile
    SketchUp
    Notable Project

    FlowState Branding was an IT services company’s branding partner. After a series of thorough interviews, they created the client’s brand identity and digital strategy and redesigned the company’s website.

    "They were very detail-oriented, ensuring we understood the process and purpose along the way."

  • 20
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Addison TX

    Working exclusively with B2B clients, Spire creates positive interactions between their clients' brands and audiences. Spire Agency’s ultimate goal is to elevate B2B client brands; creating positive interactions between the brand and its audiences. Founded in 2005, the 15+ member team is primarily headquartered in Texas with offices in Dallas and Austin.

    Clients
    TrinityRail
    American Airlines
    Dynata
    Airbus
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Spire Agency outlined the brand messaging and positioning and proceeded to redesign and enhance the UI of the business’ website. The team also designed marketing collateral and put together branded slide decks.

    "Spire Agency definitely helped us step up our game."

  • 21
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Lift Interactive is a creative agency that is located in Edmonton, Canada. Founded in 2002, they have over 20 employees who specialize in web design, digital strategy, and branding. Most clients are small and midmarket businesses in the nonprofit, hospitality, and consumer products sectors. 

    Clients
    USAFActs.org
    Tourism Jasper
    Amplifier Giving
    Business in Vancouver
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lift Interactive Inc. promoted a tourism group's international accreditation through designing a marketing campaign and a landing page. The team's project involvement also covered the conceptualization phase.

    "It’s pretty rare to come across an agency with such a high-caliber team."

  • 22
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Manifesto Agency is a branding company that also provides marketing strategy and advertising services. With offices in Portland, Ore., and Milwaukee, they work primarily with enterprise and midmarket businesses in the consumer products, healthcare, and IT industries. Founded in 2011, they have just over 10 employees.

    Clients
    Intel
    Amazon
    Cisco
    Quest Diagnostics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Manifesto Agency was hired to develop an Alzheimer's awareness campaign for a diagnostics clinic. The vendor provided video content and social media strategies, as well. 

    "Manifesto had been an ally in helping us at Quest make bolder moves. They were an extension of our team."

  • 23
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Baltimore MD

    Fastspot is a women-owned creative agency based in Baltimore, Md. Founded in 2001, they have over 25 employees that do web design, web development, and UX/UI services. Its clients are mostly midmarket organizations and in the education sector. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Using BigTree CMS, Fastspot coded and built a website to boost content and design, with the primary new feature being integration of a third-party HR job application system. They also produced several videos.

    "Their engineering team was easy to communicate with and worked well with ours."

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Duncan Channon is an advertising and media company with creative expertise in branding, design, print, video, and digital marketing. They also provide business strategy and media planning and buying. Founded in 1990, the San Francisco-based team is made up of nearly 100 employees.

    Clients
    Upwork
    Sephora
    DanoneWave
    Craft Brew Alliance
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A public service corporation hired Duncan Channon to help with a branding project. Duncan Channon revamped the client’s website and point of sales materials and focused their social media strategy.

    “The team has a genuine passion for our brand. The level of engagement has been outstanding. ...They’ve helped shape how we will build our business. It is a true partnership.” – VP of Marketing, Hydration Company

  • 25
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Based in San Francisco, Cutwater is a full-service advertising agency whose name derives from their vision – they help clients find their cutwater, or the clearest manifestation of their company's vision. Founded in 2007, its team of nearly 50 specializes in advertising, SEO, and social media marketing services among other marketing efforts.  

    Clients
    Hartz
    Harvest Snaps
    Discover Boating / National Marine Manufacturers Association
    DermapenWorld
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cutwater helped a search engine craft a B2B marketing strategy about the shift to mobile advertising. They had a discovery phase, helped the client get ethnographic-type research, and created a concept.

    "Cutwater jumped right in to help us."

  • 26
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Alexandria VA

    Beyond Definition is a branding agency located in Silver Spring, Md. Founded in 2003, Beyond Definition's team of around 20 specializes in mobile app development, graphic design, and web development. Beyond Definition works primarily with midmarket and small business clients in the business services, non-profit, and consumer products industries. 

    Clients
    Exxon Mobil
    Atlas Brew Works
    Sage Water
    NPR
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Beyond Definition provides design services for an editorial company. The team transforms the firm's articles and assets into magazine designs using InDesign. They also provide photographs for the magazine.

    "They’re an award-winning firm, and they do a great job of presenting our materials as professionally as possible."

  • 27
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New Orleans LA

    Online Optimism is a digital marketing agency from New Orleans. It was founded in 2012 and now has a team of 12 that provides a wide variety of services including web design, SEO, PPC, social media marketing, digital strategy, email marketing and more.

    Clients
    Decide DeKalb
    Truck Driver Institute
    St. Thomas Community Health Center
    Doctors for America
    Notable Project

    Online Optimism managed a social media marketing campaign for a nonprofit organization. Their responsibilities included launching targeted ads and messaging through the client's social media channels.

    "We were impressed with how prompt Online Optimism was with their communication with us."

  • 28
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Hub Strategy and Communication is a creative agency based in San Francisco. Founded in 2002, their team of about 30 employees provides advertising, marketing strategy, and media planning and buying services.

    Clients
    San Francisco 49ers
    Oakland A's
    University of San Francisco
    Blue Shield of California
    Notable Project

    Hub Strategy and Communication conducted research to develop an informed digital strategy and improve brand awareness. The plan was implemented over two years across various media (e.g. radio, TV, digital).

    “Since partnering with them, all of our metrics have improved.”

  • 29
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kraków Poland

    Funktional is a strategic branding and digital agency founded in 2010. Based in Cracow, Poland, the team of 21 employees specializes in branding, UX/UI design and web design. 

    Clients
    Royal Canin
    Bioderma
    Esthederm
    Coldwell Banker
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Funktional designed a brochure for a government agency's newest project. It had been important to properly compose their information with photos and technical drawings.

    "The project was prepared in accordance with the guidelines and in a very short time."

  • 30
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Baton Rouge LA

    ThreeSixtyEight is a full-service digital agency founded in 2011 and based in Baton Rouge, LA. Their small team of 18 employees creates unique digital experiences using its expertise in SEO, web design, branding, and social media.

    Clients
    Rakuten
    AsBuilt
    Louisiana Economic Development
    CenturyLink
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ThreeSixtyEight was hired by a restaurant chain to handle their branding and marketing initiatives. Some of their responsibilities included developing a one-year marketing plan and designing the client's logo.

    "They were a team of supremely talented individuals who did their best for our company."

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