The Best Creative Design Firms in Australia

Looking for a top creative agency in Australia?

Great creative design can significantly increase your brand’s visibility. Creative design consultants provide you with the expertise you need for your brand to grow.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top creative agencies in Australia. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Australia Creative Design Firms

  • 1

    Explanimate!

    Located in Loganholme, Australia, Explanimate is an animation house that started in 2011. They boast a team of under 10 employees who offer video production services in 2D, 3D, and motion graphics.

    Notable Project

    To improve a food safety firm's online training courses, Explanimate wrote and produced a series of animations that would engage learners while conveying key course concepts. They were in charge of storyboarding, animating, and editing. Their collaboration with the educators and their ability to visually communicate information contributed to a 5-out-of-5 rating for the courses.

    "We have been delighted with the quality of work and their ability to visualize technical concepts in a fun and engaging way." – Communications Manager, Food Safety Firm

    Former clients
    Exxon Mobil
    Telstra
    Queensland University
    Garmin
    Paypal
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Loganholme, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Muse Creative Awards 2019

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  • 2

    Crowd

    Crowd is a global communications and design agency headquartered in San Francisco with multiple locations in the United States, Toronto, Shenzhen, London, and Dubai. The 30-person team offers comprehensive communication and marketing capabilities, including full-service web design and social media campaigns. Clients of Crowd vary widely in terms of industry and scale, demonstrating the small firm's versatility in providing digital solutions.  

    Notable Project

    An upscale shopping center and hotel development in San Francisco used Crowd to develop a marketing strategy for leasing units and attracting specific kinds of tenants. The development firm behind the complex employed the whole array of Crowd's services, including web design, physical advertisements and signage, and social media presence. The development has since confirmed several high profile individuals will be bringing restaurants and storefronts to the location when it opens.

    " Their level of sophistication in terms of design profile is strong, and it’s definitely a distinctive factor about Crowd, compared to other designers and agencies I’ve worked with in the past. They have a good sense for sorting through the clutter and figuring out what’s right for my project. " - Director of Marketing, San Francisco commercial development

    Former clients
    Dubai Airports
    Razor
    Kenwood
    France
    Sichuan Province
    Plastic Oceans Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Sydney, Australia
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 RAR Awards Finalist , winner of three W3 Awards for Design

  • 3

    Brandcraft

    Brandcraft is a Sydney-based branding agency founded in 2015. Serving mostly midmarket clients, a small team of 2–5 specializes in brand strategy and messaging. They handle web, packaging, and logo design, and they also work with paid media.

    Notable Project

    Brandcraft implemented a fundraising strategy for a museum. After delivering a creative concept, they executed it across various channels including print ads, brochures, and a microsite. The video they produced went on to win a multimedia award. 

    "We had very good feedback about the marketing and advertising and how professional all the collateral was." — Marketing Manager, Museum

    Former clients
    CUBI
    Lifestyle Solutions
    GFG Alliance
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sydney, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Emote Digital

    Emote Digital is a digital agency focused on driving sales and results for their primary clients of small and mid-market businesses in the business services, e-commerce, and consumer products and services industries. Based in Hawthorn, Australia, they have a team of approximately 10 creatives that customizes digital solutions, including website projects, digital advertising, SEO, copywriting, digital design, social media management, and more. Emote digital is a MailChimp Partner Agency, a Facebook Premium Partner, and Australia's only Gold Certified WooCommerce partner. Founded in 2001, they delivered more than 300 digital projects and managed campaigns across more than 70 industries.

    Notable Project

    Emote Digital developed an e-commerce platform for their wine company client. Their dedication to quality helped this client meet their goal of reducing inefficiencies when acquiring customers, resulting in increased sales and engagement.

    "They focus on customer requirements and honor them. If Brendon felt we were putting a requirement on the table that didn’t make sense or could be done a lot better, he’d consult with us on it. He’s brave enough to challenge me on that. We’re really pleased with them." — Project Manager, Wine Company Client

    Former clients
    Brown Brothers
    Globe
    Sutton Tools
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 5

    Heard Agency

    The boutique agency Heard Agency was founded in 2012 and is based in Redfern, Australia. Its 22 employees offer services in graphic design, advertising, and branding. 


     

    Notable Project

    Heard Agency provided branding and marketing services to a real estate company, specifically by designing a logo, sales collateral, banners, and a website. The customer praised Heard Agency’s ability to comply with deadlines and its communication skills.

    "I would highly recommend this company if you are looking for a professional team that not only understands your vision but has the ability to deliver." – Director, Real Estate Company


     

    Former clients
    DHL
    Defense Housing Australia
    Brita
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Redfern, Australia
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Percept Brand Design

    Percept Brand Design is a branding, design, and creative agency based in Sydney. The agency, founded in 1997, has a team of less than ten that provides branding, packaging design, web design, advertising, graphic design, and print design services to midmarket and other-sized companies and institutions in various industries.

    Notable Project

    A hospital and healthcare firm hired Percept Brand Design to provide design work -- from concept to production -- for marketing collateral, digital screens, T-shirts, and staff reference tools. These materials are to be designed to cultivate awareness of the care the firm provides to its clients. The materials effectively connected with the internal staff and conveyed the personal approach to the care the firm provides. 

    "Working with challenging deadlines, their level of commitment helped us to achieve our aims." - Customer Experience and Engagement, Hospital and Healthcare Firm 

    Former clients
    Unilever
    Coopers
    Grays Online
    Sennheiser
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Sydney, Australia
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    Co.gency

    Co.gency is an advertising agency founded in 2015 with no more than 50 experts. They offer advertising, marketing strategy, and media buying and planning solutions from their office in Naremburn, Australia. They work with clients ranging from startups to large firms.

    Notable Project

    Co.gency provided branding and marketing solutions for an IT services company. The company had Co.gency manage the company’s customer acquisition efforts. The company continues to work with Co.gency.

    “Pretty effective.” - CEO, IT Services Company

    Former clients
    3M
    ASICS
    Taco Bell
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Naremburn, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 8

    Stavridis Group

    Stavridis Group is a boutique digital marketing agency based in Canberra, Australia. The agency, founded in 1993, is a team of less than ten that provides, among others, web design, digital strategy, and social media marketing services to small and midmarket businesses. 

    Notable Project

    The Stavridis Group was  hired by a Legal Firm to provide branding, digital marketing, social media marketing, and SEO services. They exceeded the client's expectations and has been tapped for an ongoing engagement.

    "The Stavridis Group delivered everything they promised plus more." - CEO, Legal Firm 

    Former clients
    Rolfe Honda
    Ascent Training Services
    Volvo Canberra
    Peugeot Canberra
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Canberra, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    APAC Insider Australian Enterprise Awards: Winner, Best Digital Marketing Agency (2020) , APAC Insider Australian Enterprise Awards: Winner, Best Digital Agency (2017, 2018)

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