The Best Branding Companies in DC

Looking for a top branding agency in Washington DC?

Use our list as your resource to determine the best brand consultant for your needs. To stand out from the gargantuan competition, your company needs any expert branding advice they can get.

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

List of the Best Washington DC Branding Companies

  • 1

    Grafik Marketing Communications

    Grafik Marketing Communications is a branding and marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va. Founded in 1978, with a team of more than 300 employees, they specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    Grafik Marketing Communications completely remade and redesigned the website of a homebuilding firm to modernize its branding and to highlight their new homes division. They built a new website, incorporated unique themes for each section of the site, and used SEO best practices to drive traffic. The client appreciated the modern feel and easy navigation of the new site, and appreciated that it still showed that their company is a long standing member of the community. 

    “Everything they designed is an improvement upon the old site. People look at us differently, and recognize us as a stable company in our area. The site shows both our longevity and our local presence in the right way.” – VP of Marketing, Homebuilding Firm

    Former clients
    Carfax
    U.S. Census Bureau
    Honda
    WTOP
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    REBRAND 100: Distinction (2018) , ADDY Award: Silver (2012)

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  • 2

    Niftic Agency

    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.

    Notable Project

    niftic agency was hired by an international trade agency that needed custom software to improve their ability to manage the backend of several brands' websites. niftic agency also developed a chatbot that could automatically screen leads, helping the client manage their high volume of inbound marketing.

    "They’re more engineering-based and utility-driven, which we like because it gives us an honest read on them. It also means that when a product goes awry—which they all do in some way—they’ll handle it well. That’s what we care about." - CEO, International Trade Agency

    Former clients
    The North Face
    International Rescue Committee
    Lexus
    Subaru
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Contrast & Co.

    Contrast & Co. is a design agency based in Annapolis, Md. with more than 10 employees. Founded in 2015, they specialize in web design, branding, and social media marketing solutions for clients that work in the fields of business services, health care, and legal services.

    Notable Project

    Contrast & Co. provided web design and branding solutions for a nonprofit. Contrast & Co. not only helped build the nonprofit’s site but also assisted in relevant marketing efforts. The project was very successful.

    “Everything about working with Contrast & Co. was impressive.” - Head of Communication, Nonprofit

    Former clients
    Hogan Lovells
    Altum
    HealthFirst
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Annapolis, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    REQ

    A leading digital marketing and brand management company, REQ outpaces changes in today’s rapidly evolving media landscape by bringing reputation, advocacy, brand, and business results to new heights. Offering a comprehensive suite of solutions and technologies that define, connect, and protect brands, REQ serves global brands and leaders in technology, real estate, entertainment, government, hospitality, retail, and finance. The company has been named to both the Inc. 500 and Deloitte Fast 500 lists as one of the fastest growing companies in America, as well as Inc.’s Best Workplaces. Founded in Washington, DC in 2008, REQ has offices and employees in New York, Boston, and San Francisco. 

    Notable Project

    A broadcasting trade association hired REQ to drive awareness and engagement for a grassroots campaign meant to enact policy changes for one of its 2 major groups of users. REQ designed a digital strategy that included building and designing a website in addition to promoting the campaign across social and community channels. 

    “They've transformed our website, making it much more modern, user-friendly, and appealing overall. Encouraging us to think more creatively, they've also helped us reach new audiences.”  – VP of Marketing, Broadcasting Trade Association

    Former clients
    StubHub
    Amazon
    eBay
    Cava
    UNICEF
    Empire State Building
    The Jefferson Washington DC
    PayPal
    National Association of Broadcasters
    American Chemistry Society
    SourceAmerica
    PhRMA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    28 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc 500 , The Sabre Awards , American Advertising Awards , The Communicator Awards , The Telly Awards , Great Places to Work - Washingtonian

  • 5

    Illustria

    Illustria is a full service creative agency based in Washington, DC. Founded in 2013, Illustria's team of 15 specializes in print design, branding, and web design. Illustria mainly works with midmarket clients in the information technology and consumer product industries. 

    Notable Project

    A media company in need of a dedicated creative partner hired Illustria to assist with website projects, email marketing, and more. Illustria assisted with redesigning the client's website, which includes a polling functionality, and created a promotional video for YouTube. As a result of Illustria's work, the media company experienced an increase in web traffic and leads from new advertising partners. The client appreciates Illustria's ability to collaborate smoothly.

    "[Illustria] will get on a phone call with us often for each project that we do, to talk through exactly what we’re looking for. They help us walk through the ways that we can get better and make it as seamless a process as possible." - Director of Operations, Media Company

    Former clients
    HubSpot
    Alaska Airlines
    FIJI Water
    Revlon
    Vox
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.6
    4.6
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Teal Media

    Teal Media is a full-service creative agency that was founded in 2008. With offices in Washington, DC and Royal Oak, MI, Teal Media, and its team of 10 employees, is skilled in web and UI/UX design, branding, and web development. They primarily serve nonprofits and advocacy organizations.

    Notable Project

    Teal Media was tasked with helping a justice nonprofit revamp its website to make it more professional. Teal Media approached the website redesign by outlining 6 phases – from research and discovery to content infrastructure to user experience mapping and wireframing to content management system (CMS) setup.

    "They are incredibly easy to work with. They create clear lines of authority. Everything was delivered on time and within our budget." – Co-Founder and Co-Director, Justice Nonprofit 

    Former clients
    TaxMarch.org
    Everytown for Gun Safety
    Joyful Heart Foundation
    ICRW
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Bluetext

    Bluetext is a digital marketing agency located in Washington, DC. Founded in 2011, Bluetext has around 30 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and SEO. The client appreciated Bluetext's approach to project management while completing the two microsites simultaneously.

    Notable Project

    Bluetext was hired by a software company in need of a new website. Bluetext designed two interactive microsites for the client and provided front-end development services.

    "Bluetext was very accommodating with our tight schedule and constant demands. They made sure we were delivering everything on time and they were very receptive to our back and forth as we got feedback from stakeholders." – Associate Creative Director, Software Company

    Former clients
    Google
    Lexis Nexis
    Royal Caribbean International
    Adobe
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Borenstein Group, Inc.

    Borenstein Group, Inc. is an integrated strategic marketing communications agency based near Washington DC in Fairfax, Va. Founded in 1995, Borenstein Group, Inc. has around 10 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    Borenstein Group, Inc. worked with a government contracting agency seeking assistance with rebranding its online presence. In addition to providing a new branding strategy, Borenstein Group, Inc. designed a new website and oversaw the client's social media accounts. The client appreciated that Borenstein Group, Inc. brought past experience with their industry to the project.

    "We were assigned a project manager, who I spoke with either every day or every other day. We were on a tight schedule, so we were constantly engaged with each other." – Marketing Manager, Government Contracting Agency 

    Former clients
    Pixia
    ADT
    Adobe
    Boeing
    IntelliDyne
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Vienna, VA
    4.9
    4.9
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Beyond Definition

    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. 

    Notable Project

    Beyond Definition refreshed a non-profit's design and branding, especially in the client's print magazine. Beyond Definition provided updated branding and integrated the updated design elements into the print publication. Beyond Definition also handles uploading magazine content to the client's Adobe app and website presence. The client found Beyond Definition's new design to be clean and sophisticated.

    "They [Beyond Definition] really understand branding and design, and caught the essence of our association and the commercial space we inhabit. They bring cutting-edge creative capabilities and ideas to their work, and make us look really cool." - VP of Publishing, Non-Profit 

    Former clients
    Exxon Mobil
    Atlas Brew Works
    Sage Water
    NPR
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Silver Spring, MD
    4.7
    4.7
    11 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    W3 Awards , ADDYS (2018) , Association Media & Publishing: EXCEL Awards (2017) , Muse Creative Awards: Gold (2016)

  • 10

    Mekanic

    Mekanic is a branding and creative marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va. The agency, founded in 2015, has more than 30 employees that provide, among others, branding, digital strategy, and market research services to midmarket and small companies, institutions, and organizations.

    Notable Project

    A higher education association hired Mekanic to rebrand their organiztion, which includes creation of a new logo design, new messaging, and a new website in WordPress that integrated programs like Higher Logic and Salesforce. Because of the engagement, the association has grown by about 5% to 7% year over year and has seen an increase in involvement at events and in overall satisfaction with the association.

    "They’re really flexible and willing to work with us to meet our needs." - CEO, Higher Education Association

    Former clients
    Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
    American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
    Determined by Design
    Millennia
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    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
  • 12

    ds+f / Don Schaaf & Friends, Inc.

    Founded in 1991, ds+f (Don Schaaf & Friends, Inc.) is full service branding agency in Annapolis, Md. The agency's small team of 7 specializes in advertising, branding, and video production. 

    Notable Project

    A real estate firm hired ds+f for branding assistance. The client needed a new logo, web design, and printed marketing assets used during client meetings. Following the website launch, ds+f stayed on to maintain and update the website as needed. The client enjoyed working with ds+f's creative and collaborative team. 

    "They [ds+f] pack a lot of power and creativity in a world with so much choice. They always seem to have solutions to our problems." – Chief Executive Officer, Real Estate Firm 

    Former clients
    National Retail Federation
    NPR
    Cushman & Wakefield
    WIDIA
    Fisher House
    US Bobsled/Skeleton Team
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    11 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Hermes Creative Awards: Bronze (2012, 2013)

  • 13

    LAI Video

    LAI Video capitalizes on the role video plays in marketing by specializing in video production. Based in the heart of Washington, D.C. with a second office in Chicago, LAI Video was founded in 2013 and has a team of 39 employees. They create videos for branding and communications campaigns, commercials, and events.

    Notable Project

    LAI Video helped an education nonprofit partner recognize educational professionals at an awards ceremony by creating tribute videos for each recipient. The partnership began two years ago and requires producing eight, two-minute videos for the ceremony. To keep the videos unique, LAI Video used its trademark approach to gathering information: They interviewed each award recipient, pieced the information together to create a storyboard, held multiple video shoots, and wove the stories together. They orchestrated a surprise moment to capture each recipient being notified to show the real emotion and impact of the award. It created an unpredictable story with an authentic feel.

    "Their project manager will reach out to us months ahead of filming to start intro conversations. LAI is flexible and they always bring new ideas to the table. They’re customer-oriented and do a great job of implementing our insights into the final vision." – Development Manager, Education Nonprofit Partner

    Former clients
    Real Estate Arts
    National Retail Federation
    DC Education Fund
    NRF Foundation
    No Kid Hungry
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    12 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2013 Telly Awards (7 total), Television, Internet and Video Association of DC: , Peer Awards (8 total)

  • 14

    Taoti Creative

    Full-service digital agency Taoti Creative is based in Washington, DC. The team of 40 has experience in web design, web development, and UX/UI design, with a special focus on small businesses and nonprofits.

    Notable Project

    Taoti created a WordPress web design for a nonprofit based in DC. The client wanted a website that was user-friendly and easy to read, which Taoti delivered. They worked on everything from the framework to the design elements.

    “We worked together. Their job was to make everything look really pretty and functional, which they did.” – Program Manager, Non-Profit

    Former clients
    The Aspen Institute
    American University
    IEG
    DC Water
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.8
    4.8
    13 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc 5000: List of Fast-Growing Firms

  • 15

    45RPM

    Founded in 2015, 45RPM is a full-service digital marketing agency in Washington, D.C. and Mexico City that works with small, midmarket, and enterprise companies. The team of 50 works to provide clients with branding, web development, content marketing, and web design for clients in the IT and business services industries.

    Notable Project

    45RPM partnered with a publishing company to redevelop and update outdated content on the client’s platform. They provided brand analysis, made recommendations for adjustment, and developed a new website content delivery platform.

    “The combination of skill sets within the organization sets 45RPM apart. They are client-oriented and brand-focused with great technical capabilities.” – CTO, Publisher Company

    Former clients
    National Geographic
    AARP
    Starter
    Nando's PERi PERi
    Dr.Dunner
    Early Mountain Vineyards
    Food Marketing Institute
    Avizia
    NewBrandAnalytics
    Modus Create
    NetAbstraction
    Strike Protocols
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Takoma Park, MD
    4.8
    4.8
    18 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    NJI Media

    NJI Media is an interactive agency that was founded in 2007. Located in Alexandria, Va., NJI Media's team of around 30 focuses on web design, web development, and branding, particularly for midmarket and small business clients in the business services, consumer products, and government services sectors.

    Notable Project

    A steel company wanted to redesign its website from scratch. NJI Media built a new website on Drupal, including a design refresh, new navigation architecture, and new functionalities such as video capabilities. NJI Media also ensured that the new website was responsive on mobile devices. The client received positive feedback from their customers following the new website's launch.

    "NJI Media provided a solution that resulted in almost no customer questions, complaints, or concerns."- Chief Communications Officer, Steel Company

    Former clients
    Facebook
    CSPAN
    Hilton Worldwide
    Institute for Energy Research
    Project KOE
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Interactive Media Awards (2011, 2012) , Horizon Interactive Awards (2012)

  • 17

    Viget

    Digital agency Viget has a team of more than 70 employees, spread across 3 offices in the U.S. – Falls Church, Va., Durham, N.C., and Boulder, Colo. Founded in 1999, Viget provides web development, digital strategy, and web, UI/UX, and print design services business clients of all sizes and across industries.

    Notable Project

    Viget created an e-commerce platform using Ruby on Rails for an identification company. Along with managing the project, Viget contributed to the user experience design, wireframing, and front- and back-end development of the platform. The client was impressed that Viget completed the product in 9-months.

    "Viget is very good at putting the right team together for their client. Their project managers were able to work with us to determine exactly what we wanted to build because we hadn’t defined everything on our end [when the project started]." – Former VP of Product Development, Identification Company

    Former clients
    ESPN
    Dick's Sporting Goods
    Chronicle of Higher Education
    World Wildlife Fund
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Falls Church, VA
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    W3 Awards (2017) , Awwwards Nominee (2016) , Webby Awards (2015)

  • 18

    Sutter Group

    Creative design and development agency Sutter Group was founded in 1987. With headquarters in the Washington, D.C. area, it provides solutions informed by three decades of experience.The 20-30 employees on staff strategize custom digital marketing campaigns for national businesses and associations.

    Notable Project

    Sutter Group developed a brand strategy that included specific events, collateral, design assets, and overall messaging. As part of an ongoing partnership, the team has produced creative content to smooth the transition for 15 acquisitions. The team seamlessly applied the cloud networking company’s brand guidelines to a high volume of new offerings amid stark changes in the company’s size and identity.

    “I work for an incredibly fast paced and understaffed company, and Sutter Group went above and beyond to produce deliverables on an instant turnaround time." – Director of Marketing, Cloud Networking Company

    Former clients
    Merkle
    American Society of Civil Engineers
    Land Rover
    Porsche
    Audi
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Lanham, MD
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    The International Academy of the Visual Arts 2007 W3 Awards Gold Winner in two categories, “Self Promotion” and “Games and Gaming.”

  • 19

    Yes& Marketing Agency

    Yes& Marketing Agency is a performance-driven marketing agency from Alexandria, Va. right outside Washington, DC. It was founded in 2017 and has grown to a team of 31 employees. Yes& Marketing Agency provides services like web design, marketing strategy, branding, UX/UI design, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    A financial services firm needed to update its online presence, starting with its website. Yes& Marketing Agency redesigned the website to improve navigation, redesigned the UX. They refashioned the platform for SEO and added new features like user customization.

    "From a content exercise, our publications page entered the top 10 pages for the first time last month. Prior to that, the page was only in the top 100. In addition, total monthly site page views increased 10% to 80,000 and the bounce rate decreased from 40% to 35%." – Senior Digital Strategist, Financial Services Firm

    Former clients
    United Bank
    Department of Transportation
    Choice Hotels
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Gold Healthcare Advertising Award: Employee Communication

  • 20

    SENSIS

    Sensis is an integrated cross-cultural marketing agency with offices in Los Angeles Washington, D.C., Austin, and Atlanta. Founded in 1998, the team of 90+ offers advertising, research, digital experience, PR, social media, and branding. They develop research-based campaigns that drive measurable ROI their clients.

    Notable Project

    One of Sensis’ clients is an energy company that wanted to connect with its community with a bilingual PR campaign. Sensis organized community events, worked with local media, and designed and produced all the advertising material.

    “In many ways, I feel that we're their only client. I know that's kind of a cliché – the way that they have been able to sometimes just drop everything else, get what we needed done, and bring in any additional partners, if necessary. They've really done an outstanding job.” – Communications Manager, Energy Company

    Former clients
    City of Los Angeles
    Boston College
    US Department of Commerce
    Auto Club Speedway
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $250,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 Gold Award: Healthcare Marketing Impact

  • 21

    Jake Group

    Jake Group is a full-service digital communications firm that offers web design, web development, and branding assistance to professional services and non-profit organizations across the country. Based in Washington, DC, Jake Group has a small team of around 15 employees that was founded as a web design studio, but has since expanded its capabilities to include all aspects of creative and digital marketing.

    Notable Project

    Working with an executive search firm that had a relatively modest online dynamic, Jake Group revamped the client's marketing, branding, and logo presence through its web design services. Thanks to a high level of technical expertise, combined with intuitive marketing and business minds, Jake Group created a website that was billed as clear, provocative, and representative of the client's experience.

    “[Jake Group] has a very high level of technical expertise. They know all the marketing strategies, but they also have very effective business minds. This allows them to translate our business objectives into something marketable.”  – Owner, Executive Search Firm

    Former clients
    Shakespeare Theatre Company
    The Aspen Institute
    The Kennedy Center
    Platinum Equity
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Web Marketing Association WebAwards Standard of Excellence "Food Industry" (2017) , Web Marketing Association WebAwards Standard of Excellence "Arts" (2016) , Web Marketing Association WebAwards Best of Industry in Architecture (2018)

  • 22

    Imagine

    Imagine is a branding agency headquartered in Manassas, Va. Founded in 2004, Imagine's small team of fewer than 5 employees specializes in social media marketing, web design, and branding. Imagine works with primarily with midmarket clients in different industries such as information technology, legal, and non-profits. 

    Notable Project

    Imagine was hired by a children's education program in need of web and marketing assistance. Imagine provided assistance with online reputation management, along with website optimization and refreshed branding. Imagine's work resulted in higher enrollment for the children's education program. The client appreciated Imagine's depth of marketing expertise.

    "I have worked with several other marketing companies and found that they all had specialties, such as, optimization, website, on-line marketing, etc.  What I found with Imagine is a complete marketing package." – Founder of Children's Education Program 

    Former clients
    CenturyLink
    Rolls-Royce
    Nestlé
    Jim Beam Brands Worldwide
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Manassas, VA
    4.9
    4.9
    14 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    MARCOM Awards , Communicator Awards , Prince William Chamber Business Award Winner (2012, 2015)

  • 23

    Lounge Lizard

    Lounge Lizard has 23 years of experience in website design and development, digital marketing, social media, SEO, and mobile app development. Lounge Lizard's team works to drive leads and produces design and branding for clients across industries and around the world since 1998. Lounge Lizard has offices in NYC, Long Island, Nashville, Washington DC, and Los Angeles.

    Notable Project

    A candle company went to Lounge Lizard for a more modern, user-friendly, and sleek website. Lounge Lizard redesigned the site from top to bottom and audited the site for SEO performance. The client says that users love the graphics and functionality.

    “If one of my team members finds they need something, Lounge Lizard addresses it immediately. Their response has been spot on.” – E-Commerce Specialist, Candle Company

    Former clients
    A+E Networks
    HONEYWELL
    CANON
    DISNEY
    NYU
    Credit Suisse
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington DC, DC
    4.7
    4.7
    15 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2014 W3 Awards: Gold, 2014 Interactive Media Awards: Outstanding Achievement Award , 2014 Interactive Media Awards: Outstanding Achievement Award

  • 24

    APPETITTE

    APPETITTE Brand Equity Management is a branding and marketing company in Miami. APPETITTE is a small company that provides web design and marketing strategy services in addition to branding. The agency primarily works with midmarket companies in the business services industry.

    Notable Project

    A risk mitigation company hired APPETITE to help with its marketing and branding needs. APPETITTE branded the company's product, built its website, helped with its SEO, and created press releases, flyers, and PowerPoint presentations.

    “I’ve got a really good response from their work: My leads have increased 80%.” - CEO, Risk Mitigation Company

    Former clients
    Aqua Select Investments
    Flood Risk America
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place McLean, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 25

    MIO Creative

    MIO Creative is a design firm founded in Fairfax, Va. with fewer than 10 employees. They specialize in branding, print design, and packaging design solutions for various clients.

    Notable Project

    MIO Creative provided branding, design, and packaging solutions for a CBD products company. MIO Creative also was in charge of designing other collateral, such as signages. MIO Creative’s designs have helped the web traffic of the company grow.

    “At heart, I was and am still impressed with Corina’s creativity and graphic design skills.” - Owner, CBD Products Company

    Former clients
    Asheville Botanicals
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Fairfax, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 26

    Forum One

    Forum One is a full-service digital design firm that was founded in 1997. The company has more than 100 employees in Alexandria, Va., Washington, D.C., and Seattle. Forum One offers web design, UX/UI design, web development, branding, and other digital services for mainly nonprofits and government agencies.

    Notable Project

    A museum was preparing for its opening and only had a simple website. Forum One built a robust Drupal 7 website that incorporated important educational and search features. Forum One continues to maintain the website and incorporates events happening at the museum.

    "We’re pleased with their work, and our audience has responded positively to the functionality, design, and usability ... They’re a very talented group and open to collaboration. We will continue our relationship with them and continue to improve upon it." - Chief Digital Officer, Museum

    Former clients
    Smithsonian Institution
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    World Wildlife Fund
    Peace Corps
    American Red Cross
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 27

    Williams Whittle Associates Inc

    Williams Whittle is an advertising agency that practices a wide variety of services including media planning & buying, branding, and marketing strategy. They are based in Alexandria, Virginia and currently have fewer than 20 employees. The company was founded in 1967.

    Notable Project

    Williams Whittle helped a nonprofit rebrand its online presence. After conducting research, they designed a new logo, enhanced website aesthetics, and produced a video. The vendor's contributions created a solid foundation for the brand relaunch. 

    "Williams Whittle not only helped create attractive campaign materials but also provided additional design work outside of the scope of work." – Executive Director, Nonprofit

    Former clients
    American Institute for Cancer Research
    National Park Trust
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    MarCom Award (2019)

  • 28

    HUSL Digital

    UpTrending is a digital agency founded in 2008. Based in San Francisco, with an office in Westlake  Villiage, Calif., the team of 24 specializes in web design, web development and marketing strategy. 

    Notable Project

    UpTrending designed and developed a WordPress site for a technology company that helps service providers protect their networks and eliminate outages. Design work included a new logo. Overall, the client was impressed with the team's work. 

    "The design they came up with is very clean and contemporary. It demonstrates cutting-edge visuals. Everything was really good." — CEO, Technology Firm 
     

     

    Former clients
    Trifacta
    CloudFlare
    SumoLogic
    Snowflake
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.8
    4.8
    6 Clutch reviews
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    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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    Studiio Box

    Bennett Street Media is a full service digital production agency based in Washington, DC. Founded in 2012, Bennett Street Media specializes in video production, digital strategy, and branding. Bennett Street Media works primarily midmarket businesses in a range of industries, especially healthcare, non-profit, and media. 

    Notable Project

    A charity hired Bennett Street Media to produce a promotional video. The client's goal was raise awareness about their upcoming fundraising event. Bennett Street Media used the client's script, coached staff members included in the video, and provided editing and production services. The client noted that the video helped their company break fundraising records compared to previous years. 

    "The video helped us raise over $4,000 in 3 hours. During a similar event last year, we raised $1,700 within that same period." - Team Captain, Charity

    Former clients
    National Geographic
    The Shelby
    Family Equality Council
    Nutrisystem
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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