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Top 100 Branding Agencies in New York City

May 2022

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Catchword is a trusted leader in naming and branding that’s been creating impactful identities for clients worldwide since 1998. From offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, and Denver, Catchword helps clients express who, what, and why they are. Industry-leading brands such as TikTok, Intel, Allergan, Boston Scientific, Starbucks, HBO, and VW turn to Catchword for creativity and strategic insight delivered with expert guidance.

    Clients

    • Aetna
    • Allergan
    • Amazon
    • Corning

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    Catchword provides ongoing creative services to one of the world’s largest professional services networks, including product and service naming, naming strategy, and copywriting for the US, European, and other regional groups.

    “What keeps us coming back to Catchword is the ease of working with them. … I wish I could have somebody at Catchword on call at all times.” – Brand Manager, PwC

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
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      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2005, Motto is a branding agency with offices in Dallas, TX, and New York City. The agency and the 20+ member team are experts in UX/UI design, branding, and web design. 

    Clients

    • Google
    • Brooklyn Brewery
    • Virgin®
    • Andela

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    Notable Project

    Motto supported rebranding efforts by recreating the overall look-and-feel of the brand. This involved consulting, designing a new logo and brand guidelines, and clarifying messaging.

    "Motto was able to identify who we really are as a company and help us own it."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    River + Wolf is a naming agency based in New York, N.Y. with clients around the world. Its team of 6 or more provides all services relevant to brand naming, from strategic positioning and name development to brand linguistic checks, trademark screening, and design.

    Clients

    • Maison Ferrand
    • Philips
    • Calvin Klein
    • CapGemini

    Notable Project

    Wanting to break away from usual company names, a wealth management firm relied on River + Wolf's services. They presented a list and explained each name's meaning and branding impact to help the client choose.

    "I understood through their work why a lot of companies with naming and branding needs continue to approach them."

     

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    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Tenet Partners is a branding and marketing firm that's headquartered in New York; they have another office in Rochester, N.Y. Founded in 1973, they have approximately 40 employees that do branding, digital strategy, and print design. Clients are mostly enterprise and midmarket businesses. 

    Clients

    • Mastercard
    • Gore
    • Spectrum Enterprise
    • Edwards Lifesciences

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    Notable Project

    Tenet Partners provides yearly core brand analysis to help the client assess their brand value, awareness, and favorability. They're also creating a brand architecture around the firm's sustainability offering.

    "They have a keen focus on ROI, which allows us to optimize our resources to meet objectives."

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  • 6
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Located in Brooklyn, NY, GreyBox Creative is a full-service, boutique branding agency that provides high-end strategy, design, and web development. The GreyBox design team has worked together for two decades and helped hundreds of companies create or revitalize their brand.

    Clients

    • Apollo Capital Management
    • Novo Nordisk
    • US Army/Navy
    • Geoffrey Beene

    Industries

    Notable Project

    GreyBox Creative designed and developed a client's website and brand, including a logo. They're now providing social media marketing services, such as PPC and social media marketing.

    "If you go to them with seed, then they’ll make it into a flower, bringing to life what’s in your head." 

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    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    DeSantis Breindel is a branding agency based in New York. Since 2002, its team of about 30 specializes in digital strategy, branding and marketing strategy. DeSantis Breindel mainly works with mid-sized and enterprise-level clients in the information technology, business services, financial services, healthcare & medical, legal and manufacturing industries.

    Clients

    • Verifone
    • Prospiant
    • ENGIE Impact
    • CenTrio

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    Notable Project

    DeSantis Breindel helped rebrand a real estate private equity firm. The process included in-depth research, messaging strategy planning, brand guidelines development, asset designs, and web design consulting.

    “DeSantis Breindel’s methodical, thoughtful, and well-organized approach distinguished them from other providers.”

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Full-service marketing and development agency Ruckus was founded in 2005 in New York City. The team of more than 60 employees has experience with web development, web design, digital strategy, and branding.

    Clients

    • BMW
    • Beekman 1802
    • Unilever
    • Intel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Through a new website, logo, and overall branding effort, Ruckus helped to create a feeling of empowerment that encapsulates the company vision and identity.

    "They treat every idea as if it was meant for their own business, spending the time to understand what exactly it is that I want as a client."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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

    A financial services company hired Starfish to support their brand strategy relaunch. They conducted internal research and interviews and translated the new strategy into a brand book and brand guidelines.

    “I’m really impressed with Starfish’s leadership skills, strategic mindset, and business expertise.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Plus972 is a boutique branding and marketing agency founded in 2009 and located in New York. The team of about 10 employees provides branding, web development, and e-commerce development services. Their clientele includes midmarket and small businesses in the real estate, e-commerce, hospitality and leisure, media, nonprofit, and retail industries.

    Clients

    • The Ritz-Carlton
    • The Getty
    • Victor Group
    • 277 5TH

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Plus972 redesigned a website for a real estate development firm. They collaborated with the client on the vision, team, and overall design of the site.

    "The functionality of the website has significantly improved and the UX is far superior."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Constructive is a leading social impact branding and web design agency based in New York CityFounded in 2000, they have over 20 years of experience helping nonprofits and academic institutions increase their impact. Their team of 13 helps ambitious social impact organizations develop strategies, design brands, and create digital experiences that engage, educate, and activate audiences to advance systemic change.

    Clients

    • Aspen Institute
    • Blue Meridian Partners
    • Cardiovascular Research Foundation
    • Climate Impact Lab

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Constructive recently helped a civil rights organization improve how it communicates information on its website. They redesigned the website’s backend and frontend, improving the site’s overall functionality and usability.

    “Anyone who has come across our site after our recent launch ... has been blown away by the site. In fact, the website just won a digital communications award for excellence from the Religion Communicators Council.” – Communications Director, Civil Rights Organization

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    C42D is a branding agency based in New York. Since 2010, the agency and its team of eight have been specializing in web design, branding, and UX/UI design. 

    Clients

    • Kindbody
    • YouTube
    • Shazam
    • Ogilvy

    Industries

    Notable Project

    C42D provided a comprehensive rebranding package, including a new website, logo, set of brand guidelines, and more. They also revamped the client's mission and vision, as well as values. 

    "They worked with us to get the job done, rather than making excuses for why they couldn’t do something." 

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      4.9
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      4.9
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    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    BrandTuitive is a branding agency based in New York. Founded in 2010, their team of about 20 employees provides branding, advertising, and marketing strategy services primarily for midmarket and enterprise businesses.

    Clients

    • Nespresso
    • Simply Wine
    • ShopKeep
    • Horizen

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A merchant solutions provider hired BrandTuitive to help craft their brand messaging, value proposition, and brand manifesto. The team performed a competitive analysis, conducted interviews, and more.

    "BrandTuitive is, without a doubt, a true master when it comes to brand positioning."

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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    BrandOpus is a brand-led creative agency based in London with offices in New York, Chicago, and Melbourne, Australia. The agency, founded in 2007, is comprised of more than 60 experts who provide branding and package design services to companies in the consumer products & services, business services, financial services, and retail industries.

    Clients

    • Britvic
    • McCain
    • Molson Coors
    • Kraft Heinz

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BrandOpus provided packing design and they helped in defining the brand's positioning in the market. The team also helped in secure ongoing retailers and prepare for divestment.

    "Brand Opus always provides a detailed timeline that provided us with the visibility of milestones."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    L+R is an international design & technology studio and boutique strategy consulting firm founded in Brooklyn, New York City in 2012. The firm is made up of 25 skilled strategy, design and technology consultants, specializing in brand identity systems, go-to-market strategy consulting, technology strategy, UX/UI design, and next-generation mobile application development. They have offices in Brooklyn, Barcelona, Los Angeles and Milan and work with middle-market and Fortune 500 clients.

    Clients

    • Amazon Web Services
    • The Estée Lauder Companies
    • Hilton Worldwide
    • Louis Vuitton

    Industries

    Notable Project

    L+R created a mobile app that promotes social activism. Once licensed to a client organization, the solution awards points to users who participate in calls to action such as signing petitions and taking polls.

    “They take great pride in their work and are willing to think through the UX.”

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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Brand Institute is a branding agency that is based in Miami. Founded in 1993, Brand Institute's team of more than 180 employees has over two decades of experience in branding.

    Clients

    • Since 1993, Brand Institute has partnered with over 1,400 healthcare, consumer and business-to-business companies on the development of nearly 6,000 brand names and identities. Select naming experience is listed below:

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    Notable Project

    Brand Institute provided branding services for a biotech company. The goal was to identify a trade name that resonated with the company's products and correlated to the mechanism of specific actions.

    "Brand Institute had the necessary expertise to perform these very complex and time-sensitive projects."

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    The Future Forward Inc. is a creative agency based in New York and Portland, Ore. Founded in 2010, they comprise 15 employees specializing in brand strategy, design, and digital innovation for small, mid-size, and global companies in business services, hospitality, leisure, and consumer products. Services include website design and development, branding, content management, and graphic design.

    Clients

    • Nike
    • Studios Architecture
    • Fry Reglet
    • Morris Adjmi Architects

    Notable Project

    The Future Forward Inc. designed and developed an investment firm’s website. They’ve created a CMS to allow the autonomous updating of the site. They currently provide hosting services.

    "Future Forward has provided us with white-glove and premium service."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Wolf&Whale is a UX/UI consultancy founded in 2013 and located in New York. The team of fewer than 50 employees offers UX/UI design, branding, and web development services. Their clients primarily include midmarket businesses in the business services, arts, entertainment, and music, and consumer products and services industries.

    Clients

    • GoDaddy
    • Apple
    • WeWork
    • Chime

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Wolf&Whale provides UI/UX design services for a volunteer organization’s website. Their work involves creating high-level wireframes and mock-ups. They also offer suggestions around the site’s personalization. 

    “Wolf&Whale takes a fresh look at things and doesn’t allow themselves to be hemmed too much by pre-existing ideas.”

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2010, North Street Creative is a design agency. Their team of around 10 employees is based in New York, with an additional office in Providence, R.I. They focus on web design, graphic design, and branding.

    Clients

    • 4Ocean
    • American Express
    • Bark
    • Bloomberg Beta

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A data management company was looking for a vendor to position their new products in the market, so they hired North Street Creative to provide them with UI design and web development.

    "They executed the project management aspect of the partnership flawlessly."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    SUVA Inc is a design agency founded in Brooklyn in 2002 with no more than 10 professionals. They excel at branding, web design, and graphic design solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of business services, consumer products, and arts.

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    Notable Project

    SUVA Inc is working with an architectural design company on its website. They’ve built the site from scratch and now implement features and functionalities for visuals and site navigation. 

    "SUVA always exceeds my expectations, is reasonable and fair, and we have a great partnership."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Bionic Egg is based in New York. Since 2001, this agency has been specializing in web design and development, e-commerce development, and branding, for a wide variety of clients. 

    Clients

    • Sunset Cosmetic Surgery
    • Blesso Properties
    • Susan Bender
    • NozAid

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bionic Egg provided branding services for a botox and dermal filler beauty bar. They created a logo and developed marketing and branding strategies.

    "They made the project my way but tweaked it to show how they could enhance everything based on my ideas."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Big Human is an UX design company. Founded in 2010, the small company is headquartered in New York, New York. Their services include ux/ui design, branding, mobile app development, product design, and more.

    Clients

    • Rockefeller Center
    • Carnegie Hall
    • Guardian
    • MetLife

    Notable Project

    Big Human developed a database website for a roommate matching platform company. The team was tasked primarily with building the front end based on the provided algorithm and wireframes. 

    "Steve was lovely, and so was his staff."

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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Beacon Branding LLC is a branding agency located in New York. Founded in 1992, their 2 employees provide branding, market research, and market strategies services to business services and consumer products clients. 

    Clients

    • Hostess
    • Sony
    • Sara Lee
    • Pfizer

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Beacon Branding provided unique branding and design for a high-end food company that wanted to stand out from the competition. They provided different branding and labels for different items. The client continues to work with the company.

    "We wouldn't choose to use another company ever again because of the high-quality work we get from Beacon Branding LLC." – CEO, Gourmet Food Company

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Tronvig Group is a strategic agency headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y. with an office in Germany. Since 1998, the agency and its team of over 10 have been specializing in advertising, branding, and print design. The agency focuses on clients in various industries including arts/entertainment, non-profits, and financial services. 

    Clients

    • National Museum of Women in the Arts
    • Metropolitan College of New York
    • PEN America
    • Visiting Nurse Service of New York

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An art museum hired Tronvig for branding guidance. They established five discovery workshops to identify brand fundamentals, values, and target audiences.

    "They were a pleasure to work with, and it felt that they truly cared about delivering the best results possible."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    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."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Condensed is a branding company founded in 2005 and located in Brooklyn, New York. The team of fewer than 10 employees primarily serves small businesses in the advertising and marketing, arts, entertainment, and music, nonprofit, and retail industries. Their services include mainly branding and web design.

    Clients

    • Abe
    • BollyX
    • Boundless
    • Carebit

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Condensed has worked on a boutique medical art company’s website and branding. The team has developed the firm’s logo and iterated their website several times. They also provide SEO and marketing services. 

    “They have a good understanding of design fundamentals, and this permeates everything else they do.”

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 1998, Prime Studio is a product design and branding agency based in New York City. Their team of approximately 11 employees mostly services small to midmarket clients in the consumer goods sector. While their specialty is packaging and product design, they also offer comprehensive branding services.

    Clients

    • Harrys
    • Welly
    • Henkel
    • Care/Of

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Prime Studio handled the structural packaging design of a health tech company. Their work revolved around marrying the packaging of the firm’s new product with their branding, which was still evolving. 

    “Our partnership was open, and we trusted each other’s feedback — they were definitely our thought partners.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Method is a strategic design firm based in New York with offices in London; Denver; Atlanta; Charlotte, N.C.; and San Jose, Calif. The firm, founded in 1999, has more than 130 employees and provides UX/UI design, custom software development, digital strategy, web development, and branding services. Method serves enterprise and mid-market companies in the financial services, IT, arts & entertainment, customer products & services, medical, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients

    • Ubisoft
    • Manchester City
    • Evry
    • Clear

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Method (formerly Skookum) manages UX design and user testing for a financial services company. They research concepts, assist with journey mapping, track data, and assist with POS kiosk and API development.

    “Their production schedule allowed us to move faster on the project.”

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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Infinia Group is a branding agency located in New York, N.Y. Since 2003, the agency's team of about 25 employees has specialized in branding, but also offers other services, such as web design, UX/UI design, and marketing strategy. 

    Clients

    • Florida Blue
    • New York Academy of Medicine
    • Aspen Ideas Festival
    • NYC Parks

    Notable Project

    An online jewelry company hired Infinia Group to make its company more appealing to the U.S. market. Infinia Group rebranded the company and helped make a new website.

    "Their wide network of connections to other service providers is impressive. If Infinia’s services were outside of our budget, then they wouldn’t mind recommending an outside source. If we found someone else for a project, then Infinia would cooperate with them." - Founder, Online Jewelry Company

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    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      3.9
    • NPS

      4.6
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    • $25,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • New York, NY

    SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company based in London with offices in Amsterdam, Paris, Munich, and Chennai, India. The company, founded in 1953, has more than 5,800 employees and provides content marketing, branding, email marketing, event marketing & planning, packaging design, social media marketing, and video production services. SGK serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, retail, financial services, and medical industries.

    Clients

    • Amazon
    • Air France
    • American Express
    • AstraZeneca

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SGK was hired by a food products distributor to design their product's new packaging, which is a paper-based sachet. They helped design the packaging's concept and shoot photos of the product.

    "They were collaborative and flexible."

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