Best LGBTQ Owned Branding Agencies

The right brand can speak to potential customers. It tells the right story and personifies a company’s voice and vision.

That's why we've created this list of the best LGBTQ Owned branding companies for you to review. Read company descriptions, browse former clients, and explore notable projects to find the best fit for your business.

List of the Best LGBTQ Owned Branding Companies

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    Social Driver

    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.

    Notable Project

    Social Driver designed and launched a website for a nonprofit organization. Social Driver worked closely with the organization throughout the project, constantly guiding them during the process. The website has received positive feedback from the community.

    “They have a very effective in-house approach to project management, which guided us very well through the process of launching the website.” - Former Director of Communications, Nonprofit Organization

    Former clients
    Elizabeth Dole Foundation
    Goodwill Industries International
    Honda North America
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    42 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Citizen Group

    True to its name, Citizen Group is an advertising agency with a pro-social, citizen-based approach. Founded in 2006, Citizen Group is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and its small team of 15 employees offers social media marketing, design, and branding.

    Notable Project

    Citizen Group played a significant role in figuring out how to use the sports industry to support sustainability. They worked with a startup sustainability organization to conceptualize the connection between sports and the environment and produced strategic plans and advertising materials, such as videos and slide decks, to push the initiative forward.

    “They’re extremely responsible and very timely. You can always count on them to follow through in a reliable way. They imbue every project with stature, confidence, and intelligence. They’re a top-shelf organization.” – Former Senior Scientist, Sustainability Organization

    Former clients
    Amnesty International
    Bloomberg Philanthropies
    United Nations
    World Wildlife Fund
    Rock the Vote
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    14 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2011 Web Marketing Association Outstanding Achievement Award

  • 3

    Concentric Design

    Concentric Design is a graphic design firm headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2006, the firm is comprised of fewer than 10 employees that specialize in web design, branding, logo creation, and graphic design.

    Notable Project

    Concentric Design created a logo and full branding for a luxury event planner. They provided print collateral, designed a WordPress website, and contributed to SEO and marketing campaigns. The firm experienced a 35% increase in clients and a 50% increase in social media engagement. 

    "Concentric Design offered alternatives which were extraordinarily brilliant and better than our original ideas." – CXO, Event Planner

    Former clients
    Netrix
    Q Holding Company
    Hertz
    United Airlines
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    BSTRO

    Digital marketing agency BSTRO is headquartered in San Francisco with satellite offices in Vancouver and New York.  Since being founded in 2004, their team has grown to 30 expert resources. BSTRO specializes in web development, UX/UI design, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    A pharmaceutical company hired BSTRO to provide digital marketing services. The company wanted to improve conversion rates and their engagement on social media. The agency worked on branding and content creation for them. 

    "BSTRO took content we had on our site and reworked it making it much more vivid and compelling, and it suited our consumer database more."–Brand Manager, Pharmaceutical Company

    Former clients
    Illumio
    Aveo Vision
    Johnson & Johnson
    BabyCenter
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    San Francisco Green Business , WEBIA: Award for Excellence

  • 5

    Krative

    Krative is a branding, design, and marketing firm based in New Haven, Conn. The firm, founded in 2010, has a team of around ten that provides SEO, web design, branding, marketing strategy, logo, social media marketing, and graphic design services to small and larger-sized companies in various industries that include business services, financial services, and e-commerce.

    Notable Project

    An apartment homes company hired Krative to help set their brand direction and provide branding services. These services include development of their logos, tagline, website, brochures, referral cards, and property-specific sheets. Through this engagement, the company's website now attracts more traffic and the company has more marketing materials to hand out to prospects.

    "I am most impressed with the research Rick's team did to understand who we are and who our residents are." - Chief Community Officer, Apartment Homes Company

    Former clients
    Odyssey Advisors
    The Healing Corner, Inc.
    Dinto Electrical Contractors
    Fiscal Dynamics
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place New Haven, CT
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Lovably

    Lovably is a boutique branding and web design studio based in New York with more than two experts. Founded in 2014, they offer web design, branding, and graphic design solutions to clients that work in the industries of hospitality, business services, and real estate.

    Notable Project

    Lovably developed and designed a website for a law firm. The website was to be launched alongside the firm. Lovably also provided some design solutions for the firm.

    “I’m very happy with the work.” - Managing Partner, Law Firm

    Former clients
    Bloomberg
    Macmillan
    Harvard Business School
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place New York, NY
    5.0
    5.0
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Sparxoo

    Sparxoo is an integrated digital marketing agency that specializes in web design and branding services for companies looking to expand in the digital marketplace. Based in Tampa, Fla. with a team of around 30 employees, Sparxoo also works to provide SEO, social media marketing, digital strategy, and PR, among other services.

    Notable Project

    Sparxoo worked with with a local non-profit theater to help with a holistic rebranding campaign. It redesigned the theatre's website, worked on a new logo, and provided marketing strategies meant to bring consistency to its marketing efforts. Sparxoo allowed the client to totally refresh its brand. 

    "Everybody has been really impressed. We have a board of directors, a volunteer board that oversees what we do here. Those are two dozen community leaders, philanthropic leaders, civic leaders in the community, all of whom were incredibly impressed not only with the quality of work that was done, but with the relationship that was built." – Marketing Director, Local Theater

    Former clients
    Florida Polytechnic University
    Cigar City Brewery
    The SWI Group
    KSKJ Life
    Interpublic Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Tampa, FL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2x Silver Tampa Bay ADDY Awards (2017)

  • 8

    Brand+Aid

    Located in Washington, DC, Brand+Aid is a branding agency that specializes in advertising, branding, print design, and content marketing. Since 1999, the team of about 10 has been working with different clients in various industries including education, non-profits, and government services. 

    Notable Project

    A global PR firm went to Brand+Aid for its branding needs. Along with a complete branding campaign with design concepts, Brand+Aid helped the firm with brainstorming and write-ups. As a result of their work, the PR firm is receiving new business. The client prides Brand+Aid on their work ethic. 

    "Understanding perfectly well the needs of our audience, they [Brand+Aid] design with the audience in mind." – Production Director, Global PR Firm

    Former clients
    American University
    Gannett
    HCA Healthcare
    National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Awwwards Nominee

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    HW & Company

    Henderson-West & Company is a branding and marketing agency based in Boston. The agency, founded in 2020, has a team of less than ten that provides branding, graphic design, marketing strategy, and web development services. HW & Company serves small companies in various industries.

    Notable Project

    A political nonprofit hired Henderson-West & Company to overhaul their website on WordPress. HW & Company developed the website and made it easier to navigate and update, designing it to attract more traffic. They completed the project and the website met all of the nonprofit's expectations.

    "We were impressed by their responsiveness to adapt the changes we needed to see in the redesign." - Campaigns Organizer, Political Nonprofit

    Former clients
    London Fleur de Lis
    Remember Individualized Poetry
    LOXO PR
    Milwaukee Maid
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    Ayokay

    Housed in Indianapolis, Ayokay is full service creative agency founded in 2011 with a team of 10 professionals. From copywriting and event marketing to web development and graphic design, this agency works with clients in the consumer service, business, e-commerce, and hospitality industries.

    Notable Project

    Ayokay partnered with a cloud-managed customer engagement and digital marketing company on multiple projects to boost customer loyalty and get a positive return on investment for the client, Together, they created a solution that was first to market in the client’s industry.

    “Their passion for creating great things impresses me the most. They are not afraid to try something that hasn’t been done before. They’re also experienced enough to have the knowledge of what works and what may not.” – Digital Marketer, Digital Marketing Company

    Former clients
    Family Leisure
    Zespri Kiwifruit
    Pig’s Tale Charcuterie
    WARMfest
    Indy Pride
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Indianapolis, IN
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Expertise: Best Indianapolis SEO Experts (2019), UpCity: Top Branding Agency in Indianapolis (2019), Horizon Interactive Awards: Best of Category (2017)

  • 12

    Milo Digital

    Milo Digital is a digital marketing company based in Burbank, Calif. and founded in 2009. Their team of two employees specializes in web development, UX/UI design, and branding.

    Notable Project

    Milo digital designed a website for a real estate company. They worked closely with the client to design a site that was up to their specifications and would meet their needs. The client reported that the site had gotten a lot of positive feedback from others in their industry.

    “I feel like we have a very good website that was probably half the price of what a high-end firm might charge.” – Vice President, Real Estate Company
     

    Former clients
    National Geographic
    Vitamin Water
    Arby's
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Harbor City, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Ray Rico Freelance

    Ray Rico Freelance is a marketing agency based in Memphis, Tenn., and founded in 2007. With over two employees, they provide advertising, branding, and social media marketing solutions to various clients.

    Notable Project

    Ray Rico Freelance designed logos and provided consulting services for a local bar. The bar worked with Ray Rico Freelance since their opening. This has helped the bar promote their business efficiently.

    “They’re a great company and they’re very in tune with the area and the businesses in the area. “ - Owner, Local Bar

    Former clients
    Dru's Place Bar
    Cash Saver
    Focus Magazine
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Memphis, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    DigitalDesign.NYC

    DigitalDesign.NYC is a digital design agency based in New York. The agency, founded in 2015, has a team of around ten that provides mobile app development, web design, branding, graphic design, and UX/UI design services. DigitalDesign.NYC serves small and mid-market companies in various industries that include consumer products & services, hospitality & leisure, and medical.

    Notable Project

    An externship provider hired DigitalDesign.NYC to provide custom software development services. These services include building features and upgrading the existing platform infrastructure built on Node.js, serverless Lambda, RDS, and React. DigitalDesign.NYC completed the project and the features that they built continue to run well. The upgrading and maintenance service they provided were executed smoothly.

    "Digital Design NYC handled the project in a professional and friendly way." - CTO, Externship Provider

    Former clients
    Snailz
    Hyena
    REPEATS
    @globalnewyorker
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place New York, NY
    5.0
    5.0
    16 Clutch reviews
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    W. BRADFORD

     W. Bradford & Co. is a full-service digital marketing agency located in Miami. Founded in 2017, it specializes in content marketing, social media marketing, and digital strategy. W. Bradford & Co. serves clients in the healthcare, consumer products and services, and real estate spaces. Comprised of less than 10 employees, W. Bradford & Co. has experience working with small and medium businesses and offers its clients outside marketing support that results in personalized, effective solutions. Other notable areas of expertise include web design, PR, SEO, email marketing, branding, and advertising.   

    Notable Project

    W. Bradford & Co. worked with a content marketing agency to strengthen its brand identity and increase its online presence by creating a new logo, icons, widgets and brand guide. This partnership produced positive reviews from new clients along with internal praise. The website is notably more popular than its predecessor.

    "They spent a lot of time really understanding who we are and that translated into the final design." – CEO, Content Marketing Agency 

    Former clients
    Century 21
    Elsner Family Dentistry
    MasterCard
    NFL
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
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