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Business image and identity matter – especially when consumers discover most information about companies online. A key difference between corporate brand and your brand overall is a corporate brand defines your business, not just products and services. It's your corporate identity. For example, Apple's corporate brand is emotional. Users connect Apple to imagination and innovation.

If you're struggling to get your products and services in the hands of the right people, consider investing in a business branding service. Solidifying your corporate brand helps set you apart from competitors and increases your user base.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top corporate branding agencies in New York City. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best New York City Corporate Branding Companies

  • 1
    $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
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tenet Partners updated brand messaging for an aerospace company. Services included market research. 

    “The new branding received very positive feedback and set the benchmark for future campaigns. Tenet managed the complexity of the project well and understood their role as part of the creative team. Their integrative view of branding was essential to success, and rare among their competitors.” — Corporate Brand Manager, Aerospace Company

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    DMI is the world’s first end-to-end mobility company. Their services are extensive, ranging from mobile app development and web development to branding, marketing, and user experience design to big data management and analytics. The large team of 1,000+ is headquartered in Bethesda, Md. with satellite offices around the world. DMI’s focus on the quality of the product they develop and on its marketing potential highlights the benefits of working with a full-service company.

    Clients
    Addison Lee
    Aerosoles
    African Wildlife Foundation
    .NYC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DMI developed a mobile app on Windows for a large hotel group, providing extensive user experience research and design input such as wireframes and mood boards. Their work stands out for mobile, branding, and data management.

    “They tend to think about the end product as a more marketable product. They don't just look at achieving the KPIs [key performance indicators] of the product owner here internally, but also looking to provide fantastic feedback in terms of how certain features or functions can be marketed.” – User Experience Lead, Large Hotel Group

  • 3
    $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
    Industries
    Notable Project

    After 20 years in the industry, a banking institution wanted to stand out from the rest in the industry. DeSantis Breindel created a new website and messaging package. The work has received positive feedback.

    "Insightful and thorough, DeSantis Breindel has connected important topics that support our firm’s future." – Chief Marketing Officer, Investment Banking Advisory Firm

  • 4
    $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

  • 5
    $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

    An online retailer realized its website needed a makeover, so they hired Ruckus. The Ruckus team contracted out the backend development and built a seamless frontend that users love. They also provided marketing services to get the new site off the ground.

    "The first email blast that we did with our guys from Ruckus was the day before Thanksgiving, and it generated over $1 million in sales on day one, with zero issues on the site. The site performed beautifully. ... We averaged eight minutes per user time on our site, so we just had great metrics on our first foray with these guys." – CMO, Online Retailer

  • 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

    When a human rights non-profit approached GreyBox Creative for help with an organization-wide rebrand, Greybox Creative rose to the challenge, designing a new logo, updating the website, and creating a brand guidelines handbook.

    The non-profit’s Director of Communications was impressed that GreyBox Creative took the time to learn about the company fully.

    “They ‘got’ [us]. They took the time to understand our organization and thus reflect it fully.” – Director of Communications, Human Rights Non-Profit

  • 7
    $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

     A health insurance plan company needed a rebranding when the Affordable Care Act took effect. C42D conducted research and created content to be implemented on an updated website. C42D created digital, print, and messaging for the client. 

    "Everyone at C42D took the time to understand our business, resulting in accurate and impressive work." - Founder of Health Plan Company

  • 8
    $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
    Notable Project

    L+R developed a brand identity system, led software engineering, and executed a go-to-market strategy to facilitate a unique tenant engagement platform leveraging advanced mobile technologies and humanist principles. The team identified brand values, designed UX/UI and built a mobile application. The strategic initiative created new opportunities for the company's key stakeholders and garnered achievements as an industry-leading platform.

    "Thanks to the reliable and creative support provided by the L+R team, the company was able to hit all of their milestones for the year 2020." – Real Estate Company

  • 9
    $100,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    Sid Lee is a creative agency headquartered in Montreal. It has expanded to offices in Paris, Toronto, and Culver City, Calif. since its establishment in 1993. Sid Lee employs 796 professionals that provide web design, social media marketing, digital strategy, advertising, and branding to small, mid-size, and large companies alike.

    Clients
    Cirque du Soleil
    MLSE
    HBO
    The North Face
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sid Lee built an email marketing campaign to build a stronger conversion rate. The team also assists with optimization and A/B testing.

    "Their communication was lightning fast."

  • 10
    $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

    A food & beverage company hired SGK to do packaging architecture and design work. SGK did prototyping, provided strategies and insights, and designed concepts. They also worked with the company's internal teams to explore different packaging ideas that would excite consumers and enhance consumer experience. SGK has been meeting the company's expectations in this ongoing engagement.

    "They’re very transparent regarding delivery time and have never gone past a deadline." - Innovation Manager, Food & Beverage Company

  • 11
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Noise 13 is a strategy and design firm based in San Francisco. Founded in 2000, Noise 13's team of about 200 employees provides web design and branding services to small, midmarket, and enterprise clients.

    Clients
    A Fork Full of Earth
    Mobiliti
    Sysdig
    Instacart
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Noise 13 worked with this software startup to rebrand itself as a multiplatform software company as it grew. They implemented a new brand strategy which included finding the color, font, photography, and designing the website for a more visually appealing aesthetic.

    "I have no suggestions for improvement." – Graphic Designer, Software Startup

  • 12
    $10,000+
    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

    An herb and spice producer hired BrandOpus to design the packaging of its products in a way that is consistent with the producer's global brand while being relevant to the local market. BrandOpus completed the project and the products with the new package design was launched. The implementation of certain design elements were so successful that the producer will incorporate it in other products in 2021.

    "With a clear brief and a thorough timeline provided by BrandOpus we were able to ensure key milestones were met for a successful handover and launch." - Senior Brand Manager, Herb and Spice Producer

  • 13
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Fair Lawn NJ

    Cantilever is a digital agency, established in 2001 in Fair Lawn, N.J. Their team of 4 employees offers services in web design, web development, branding and marketing strategy.

    Clients
    IBM
    American Express
    New York Times
    Esquire Magazine
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cantilever delivered new UX design and e-commerce for a website for a creative agency. Their Linux-based backend supported a standard HTML, CSS, and Javascript frontend. They were responsible for interaction design and animation. The client appreciated their communication and organization.

    “Their code is clean, and they have an amicable, organized approach. Contract negotiations with them were flexible; they’re particular about their product, and they set themselves a high standard.” – Co-Director of Interactive Production, Creative Agency
     

  • 14
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    OrangeYouGlad is a small design studio based in New York. Founded in 2002, their team of 6 employees provides UX/UI design, branding, logo creation, web and graphic design, social media marketing, and digital strategy services to clients of all sizes.

    Clients
    Booking Holdings
    Citigroup
    EY
    Home Matters
    Industries
    Notable Project

    OrangeYouGlad helped a furniture company separate into two distinct brands. The team completed a full web redesign with custom CMS development and additional branding and SEO services.

    "We’re incredibly happy with the results. Our old website was awful, so it’s not really fair to compare it with our new site. With the old site, a visitor a day would have made us happy, and we've blown way past that with the new site." – Marketing Strategist, Furniture Company

  • 15
    $25,000+
    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
    20th Century Fox
    Hershey's
    Blue Sky Studios
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Motto modernized a mattress manufacturer by updating their website and implementing other branding strategies. By using unique designs and strategies, the agency built them a new identity from scratch, which caused sales to increase. 

    "They're [Motto] a well-oiled machine. They hit every deadline and kept the project organized through management software."- Chief Marketing Officer, Mattress Manufacturer

  • 16
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    York & Chapel is an independent, full-service digital marketing agency based in Connecticut and has locations in California, New York, and British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 2001 and with fewer than 50 employees, the company has expertise in web design, UX/UI design, content marketing, and other digital services.

    Clients
    ADP
    T-Mobile US
    Chubb
    Zeiss
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A company that offers procurement solutions hired York & Chapel to better connect with its suppliers. York & Chapel created an email campaign that greatly improved engagement with their target customer group. The company was satisfied with the results of the campaign, so retained York & Chapel for a re-branding email campaign. 

    "They’re very creative and they have a strong ability to translate what the customers want in very simple terms. Usually, when you start with a new design company, it’s tough to get them to understand what you want." – Director, Procurement Solutions Company

  • 17
    $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 a website for a real estate marketing firm. They built and customized a WordPress site after an extensive discovery stage and feedback process. Thanks to their work, the site has increased conversions and received positive feedback on its design.

    “The Future Forward Inc. created something really sleek and simple that really cleaned up the UX on the frontend. We have seen an increase in conversions through the contact form on the site which is our main KPI. The site was also featured on Site Inspire, which is a difficult process to get featured.” – Director of Marketing, Real Estate Marketing Firm

  • 18
    $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

    BrandTuitive worked with a company to assist it in positioning itself as a brand and identifying target audiences. BrandTuitive also worked on customer reaction and messaging to help the client develop a consistent message.

    "They're very genuine, and I definitely felt like they were fully committed to the work." – CEO, Luxury Jewelry Company

  • 19
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    As a best in class provider of digital marketing for companies in the B2B industrial technology sector, Lform understands the importance of precision and consistency. Whether you are involved in engineering, manufacturing, distribution or sales, you know that innovation is only the first step. You must have the infrastructure to move a product from development to introduction and growth, the expertise to produce consistent results, and the drive to persevere no matter what obstacles you face. Lform combines creativity and technological prowess to deliver results-driven digital design and marketing solutions. From discovery to development, we maintain a laser focus on your goals. Our websites tell the story of your company and connect the organization to its ideal audience. We make it easy for customers and potential clients to learn about what you do and the products and services offered.

    Clients
    AAA Innovations
    CAST Lighting
    Bergen Cable
    Dauphin
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consulting firm was changing their marketing strategy and realized their website was outdated. Lform Design custom built a brand new website with advanced features and let customers download videos and white papers. They've redesigned the website two more times over the years as well as migrating the CRM, SEO enhancement, and creating video and blog content.

    "Their SEO efforts have seen a marked improvement in our page ranking. Our site was on the second page of Google before we began our engagement, and we’re currently listed as the first result." — Director of Product Marketing, Consulting Firm

  • 20
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Founded in 2016, Outcrowd Agency is a digital agency. Their team of around 20 employees is based in Kharkiv, Ukraine. They focus on product design, UI/UX design, and web development.

    Clients
    Red Bull
    McDonald's
    Dolby
    Toyota
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Outcrowd Agency redesigned an existing website for a global operating system company. The team refreshed the site to reflect a new visual identity for the company.

    "The agency was very strong in communication and updates, and we always felt like we knew what was going on and what the next steps were." – CEO, Global Operating System Company

  • 21
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Whitehouse NJ

    Founded in 1964, Delia Associates is a branding agency. Their team of around 15 employees is based in Whitehouse, N.J. They focus on branding, marketing strategy, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Hi-Cone
    Silafrica
    Minalex
    AutoDrill
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Delia Associates provided branding and advisory services for a consulting firm. The team curated content, developed websites, and created logos. The team also created marketing collateral and managed the client's PR.

    "Their approach is great. Our notoriety and the response we've gotten as we align with other companies is extremely good." – President, Consulting Firm

  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Founded in 2013, DBC is located in New York with close to 15 employees. They provide branding, graphic design, and logo design services for midmarket, enterprise, and small businesses.

    Clients
    American Express
    Bain & Co
    StockTwits
    Corcoran
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DBC was brought in as a third party and designed a logo on behalf of an architecture company. They also provided 3D integration work. They worked quickly and efficiently and all the feedback was positive.

    "There were surveys handed out in the community where the new logo is and all of the feedback has been very positive." – Associate Architect, Architecture Firm

  • 23
    $25,000+
    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
    Vornado
    Weight Watchers
    AST
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consumer technology firm had split from a larger company, and wanted to articulate their talent strategy in a concise, engaging way. Using existing white papers and practices, Starfish designed a well-organized booklet of the client's hiring and career development ideas, which was deployed to offices around the world.

    "Over 700 of the books were delivered to our HR professionals around the globe. We also created PowerPoint presentations based on the creative approach that Starfish developed for the new people strategy...They produced exactly what we needed." — Project Management Director, Consumer Technology Firm

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York City NY

    IdeaWork Studios is a full-service advertising, development, and design agency founded in 1999. Headquartered in New York City, the company also has offices in Santa Barbara, CA and Las Vegas, NV. The team of more than 20 employees offers branding, web design, web development, and other marketing and design services such as logo and packaging design and email marketing.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    After a wellness resort was acquired by another company, it needed to rebrand and hired IdeaWork Studios. The project included creating a new name and logo for the resort, updating its website to reflect the new branding, and launching an advertising campaign.

    "The level of creativity they showed for a complete rebranding was impressive. We needed to take the resort in a completely different direction, and they did it very quickly. It was impressive what they understood about the brand and what they put forward from a presentation standpoint." – Director of Sales and Marketing, Wellness Resort

  • 25
    $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.

    Clients
    BioLite
    Precycle
    Adorama Rental Co
    Bruce Frank Primitive Art Gallery
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SUVA Inc developed a branding strategy for a wellness company. SUVA Inc also developed a website to create a new income source for the company. The company is more than satisfied with the final products.

    “I knew from seeing Suva's portfolio that they were very talented designers but they were so much more!” - Founder, Wellness Company

  • 26
    $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 developed a website for an IT consultancy. They also managed marketing and content development. The team offered valuable insights, and their efforts led to improved brand visibility and lead generation.

    “Through working with them, we’ve gotten good social media exposure, as well as a good return on the mailings we did for the jewelry industry.” – Partner, IT Consultancy

  • 27
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Fairfield NJ

    Phase 3 is a marketing and communications firm based in Atlanta, GA. Founded in 2001, Phase 3's team of over 150 employees primarily work with midmarket and enterprise businesses. They specialize in providing print design, branding, and PR services.

    Clients
    Alliance Residential
    Barnsley Resort
    Bloomberg
    Circa Lighting
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Phase 3 worked with a manufacturing group to expand its digital presence and consolidate its various regional branches into one optimized website. They performed the necessary competitive analysis and target audience research, built content, implemented SEO strategies, and made use of analytics to develop a platform for a strong online presence.

     

  • 28
    $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

    North Street Creative designed a website for a hotel chain. The team built the WordPress website to be in line with the client's brand identity. The new website received positive internal and external feedback.

    "They’re skilled at zeroing in on exactly what a client, and a specific project, needs." – Former Director of Content Strategy, Hotel Chain

  • 29
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Column Five is a creative agency founded in 2009. They are based in Irvine, Calif., and have an office in Brooklyn, N.Y. Their 57-person team provides content marketing, public relations, and video production services to their clients in the advertising & marketing and business services industries. 

    Clients
    Zendesk
    Dropbox
    Dialpad
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Column Five designed a full-service campaign to market an update for a popular web browser. They build a site and carried out SEM, email marketing, and social media marketing to drive awareness for the campaign. Their efforts brought positive impressions for the commonly ridiculed browser, which earn laud from the client. 

    "One of the things that makes them so strong as an agency is the fact that they pride themselves on being client-led. They are an extension of your team. There is no ego and no attitude to the way that they work." – Creative Technologist, Web Browswer

  • 30
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Radish Lab is an interactive design agency based in Brooklyn, NY, with a second office in Berlin. Since 2012, their team of 13 has specialized in working with nonprofit advocacy, cultural, educational, and direct-service organizations, along with businesses focused on social impact. They offer a range of services including web design, web development, graphic design, branding and strategy.

    Clients
    (RED)
    Etsy.org
    Columbia University
    Women's Refugee Center
    Notable Project

    Radish Lab ran a website redesign and provided branding strategy for a human rights strategy firm. They developed the new site using Squarespace, which included a new color scheme, logo design, and content creation. The client prides Radish Lab on their professionalism and great communication.

    "The response from our clients has been positive, and Radish definitely helped position us to be exactly where we wanted in the market." – Founder and Principal, Human Rights Strategy Firm

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