The Best Corporate Branding Companies in The Rose City

Looking for a top business branding agency in Portland?

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 Portland. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Portland Corporate Branding Companies

  • 1

    Manifesto Agency

    Manifesto Agency is a branding company that also provides marketing strategy and advertising services. With offices in Portland, Ore., and Milwaukee, they work primarily with enterprise and midmarket businesses in the consumer products, healthcare, and IT industries. Founded in 2011, they have just over 10 employees.

    Notable Project

    Manifesto Agency developed an employee-led brand reinvigoration campaign for a semiconductor manufacturer. The team created marketing assets that sharpened the brand strategy and helped realign employees. All of their work was well-received. A massive project, the team worked efficiently to unify teams across the globe.  

    “They have high integrity, are really creative, and love what they do, which shows in all the work they present.” – Global Brand Strategist, Semiconductor Manufacturer

    Former clients
    Intel
    Amazon
    Arby's
    Starbucks
    UW-Madison
    Paylocity
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    4.8
    4.8
    15 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    FINE

    FINE is a digital brand agency with offices in San Francisco and Portland, Ore. FINE's specialty is branding, but the team of nearly 70 also is skilled in web design, web development, and SEO. Founded in 1994, they have nearly 25 years of experience working with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups. 

    Notable Project

    FINE developed a new branding strategy for a catering company that included a new website with a live stream and a new logo. The client was impressed with the increase in web traffic after working with FINE. 

    "We’ve seen steady growth since we started SEO development, and monthly traffic was up roughly 250% after last year’s relaunch. Client feedback is tremendous, and our site sets the bar for our competitors." – Founder, Global Gourmet Catering 

    Former clients
    Cisco
    Kimpton Hotels
    Apple
    Anchor Brewing
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Oregonian Top Workplace (2014–2017)

  • 3

    Nelson Cash

    Nelson Cash is a digital agency with offices in Chicago and Portland, Ore. Since the agency's founding in 2011, their 20-person team has worked with a variety of clients in different industries, including entertainment, IT, and financial services. The agency specializes in web design and development, digital strategy, and branding.

    Notable Project

    Nelson Cash provided various web development and design services for an author to drive his brand awareness. They also ran social media accounts and provided some graphic design work. The client believes that Nelson Cash's social media efforts will help him stand out from the competition.

    "When you do a deal with Nelson Cash, you’re dealing directly with the principals, and they are never more than an arm’s length away from you and your work."- Author 

    Former clients
    Quora
    Google
    Kitchen Aid
    Trunk Club
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Awwwards: Honorable Mention (2017, 2018)

  • 4

    Watson Creative

    Watson Creative is a research-based creative studio located in Portland and founded in 2008. They comprise 27 employees specializing in digital strategy and design and brand storytelling for various companies, from startups to venture capitalists, in a number of industries, including IT, lifestyle, finance, the arts, legal, dental, and consumer products. Services include brand strategy and DNA, website design, UX/UI, graphic design, content marketing, photography, video, and e-commerce.

    Notable Project

    Watson Creative provided video production services along with graphic design to enhance corporate and product brand identity for a telecommunications company. The content was distributed at trade shows along with other channels. The brand material created by Watson Creative enhanced awareness among important partners, increasing the client’s market share and engagement with marketing emails.

    “They were efficient with a whatever it takes attitude. Their spirit to do it right and their passion for branding stood out. We experienced higher visibility to key partners and increased email marketing open rates and market share.” – VP Marketing, Telecommunications Company

    Former clients
    KingPins
    Chown Hardware
    New York Yankees
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Parliament

    Parliament is a branding company founded in 2007 that focuses on corporate identity, brand strategy, and brand messaging for midmarket and small business clients predominately. The team of more than 800 employees is located in Portland, Ore. and offers graphic and packaging design services to clients in consumer products and services, business services, and financial services industries.

    Notable Project

    Parliament developed a new brand identity to establish a new image for an electric car company. They led a thorough discovery process to create a fresh brand identity and built a website that satisfied the new brand’s look and feel. The website experienced an increased amount of traffic and generated more leads.

    “We were struck by their ability to study future demographics and tie those into their work.” – Former Chief Creative Officer, Electric Car Company

    Former clients
    Rainier Beer
    Capital One
    Rivian
    Leupold + Stevens
    Nike
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Duro compagnie

    Duro Compagnie is a video production and visual design studio based in Beaverton, Oregon. Founded in 2001, their team of 7 employees primarily serves midmarket clients. While video production is their forte, they also provide graphic design and branding services.

    Notable Project

    As an outsourced project, Duro Compagnie provided 2D and 3D video animations for a creative consultancy. They handled everything from conceptualizing and storyboarding to doing the actual voiceovers. They largely contributed to the success of the client's 2019 campaign.

    "Thanks to Duro compagnie, we will be working with the client I mentioned on a second phase of the project in 2020. This milestone speaks to how good Danny and his team are." — Senior Creative Director, Consultancy

    Former clients
    T-Mobile
    New Balance
    McAfee
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Beaverton, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    XO Agency

    XO Agency is a brand marketing firm based in Portland, Ore. and founded in 2018. Their team of 3 employees specializes in branding, web design, and web development for midmarket and small business clients in the healthcare, business services, and utilities industries.

    Notable Project

    XO Agency created a design system for an athletic club. They used materials provided by the client to create a general template and design system for the client, who was having issues maintaining brand consistency across their various promotional materials. The client reports that the system has been a success making materials both easier to produce and more consistent in content and appearance. 

    “They were great at following up and making sure the system was working for us and that we were using it the way he intended.” – Director of Marketing, Athletic Club
     

    Former clients
    NW Natural
    AT&T
    Gartner
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Wave One Films

    Wave One Films is a branding and corporate identity film company that got started in 2001. The 2-person team is headquartered in Portland, Ore., and offers video production, branding, and marketing strategy to small businesses.

    Notable Project

    Wave One Films created a video to build brand awareness and raise sales for a business consultancy. They storyboarded the video alongside the client and then filmed on-site. The client felt more confident in their ability to connect with customers. 

    "They really have a knack for getting the person in front of the camera to feel comfortable." – Owner, Business Consultancy

    Former clients
    Clark Public Utilities
    Food for Lane County
    BRIC Architecture
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Murmur Creative

    Murmur Creative has specialized in web design and development, branding, and logo design for over 10 years. Based in Portland, Ore., the agency's team of 15 employees works with a variety of clients in different industries.

    Notable Project

    Murmur Creative worked with an adventure travel company on their branding. The agency built a website that focused on visual content, redesigned the company's logo, and provided tips for redefining their image. Users note that the new website has given the company a stronger credibility. 

    "I now measure other companies against my experience with Murmur."- Owner, Adventure Travel Company

    Former clients
    Cascade Brewing
    Urban Works
    Ticketmaster
    Droid Life
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    American Marketing Association: MAX Awards (2015, 2018)

  • 10

    Cardwell Creative

    Cardwell Creative is a digital marketing studio founded in 2002 and based in Salem Ore. Their team of 4 employees specialize in branding, web design, and digital strategy for small businesses in the retail, automotive, and consumer products industries. 

    Notable Project

    Cardwell Creative updated an old site for an engineering firm. They created a new Wordpress site with a design aesthetic that worked for the clients and presented well on mobile platforms, which the old site had not been able to do. The client reported that there has been a significant rise both in the number of visitors to the site and to the amount of time that each visitor spends there.

    “These results have been excellent, and we're pleased with the way everything turned out. Cardwell Creative is a team of excellent collaborators” – Webmaster, Engineering Firm
     

    Former clients
    Visit Tillamook Coast
    Oregon Fruit Products
    O’Brien Dental Lab
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Salem, OR
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Daylight Studio

    Daylight Studio is a full-service interactive and design agency based in Portland, Ore. Daylight Studio was founded in 2002, and its team of nearly 30 specializes in web development, SEO, UX/UI design, email marketing, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    A municipal tourism agency wanted to overhaul its website to attract more travelers. Daylight Studio built the frontend and backend for a new WordPress site and integrated data syncing functionality from the state tourism site.

     

    Former clients
    Argyle Winery
    Coeur d'Alene Resort
    Springbrook
    Cycle30
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Feral Studio

    Feral Studio is a web design and development agency in San Francisco. Founded in 2015, they have 2 employees that serve small-business and midmarket clients in the gaming, business, and financial industries. Services include branding, web design, and custom software development.

    Notable Project

    Feral Studio developed a website for an audio studio. Their team built new features and functionalities while handling UX and mobile responsive designs. The new platform has acquired clients for the partner.

    “We were most impressed with their dedication and hard work.” – Producer, Audio Studio

    Former clients
    Adidas
    JDS Labs
    Connected Insight
    USAHello
    Vokyl Audio
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place PORTLAND, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Fountain City, Inc.

    Fountain City, Inc. is a Raleigh, N.C.-based full-service digital agency that was founded in 1998. Its team of 16 employees offers web design and development, e-commerce development, SEO, and marketing strategy services for mainly small-business clients.

    Notable Project

    A video production company hired Fountain City, Inc. to develop and launch a new WordPress website. The client has now worked with Fountain City, Inc. for more than 10 years and has seen its Google rankings increase as a result of Fountain City's work.

    "They’re always trying to find out what I want to do and work from there, as opposed to telling me what I need to do or not to. Fountain City doesn't try to take over." - President, Video Production Company

    Former clients
    Nike
    Heineken
    T-Mobile
    Intuit
    Sony
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    4.4
    4.4
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Speak!

    Speak! is a brand innovation agency with about 18 employees between its headquartered in Hillsboro, Oreg. headquarters and Minneapolis, Minn. office. They mostly work with midmarket businesses in the energy and IT sectors. Services include branding, web design, and content marketing services. 

    Notable Project

    Speak! was hired by a microbrewery to rework and expand its branding and distribution campaigns. The partnership mostly entailed competition research, audience targeting, and logo and print design.

    "They're very methodical in scoping out their work."  – VP of Board, Microbrewery

    Former clients
    Dell
    ProKarma
    Tektronix
    Prysm
    Open Sesame
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Hillsboro, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    9 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Silver Edison Award Innovative Services – Business Optimization (2014) , Bronze Best Publication for a Mobile Device by Content Marketing Institute (2012)

  • 15

    Vadimages

    Vadimages is a full-service digital agency based in Portland, Ore. The firm was found in 2007 and currently has less than 10 employees. Over the years, they have worked with over 50 clients. They specialize in web development and design, e-commerce development, UX/UI design, and branding.

    Notable Project

    Vadimages was hired by a fashion company for a website redesign. The company needed a website that allowed customers to transfer funds from the site to their bank accounts. The client received great feedback from their customers due to the ease and look of the site. After the team completed the product, the client continued working with Vadimages on other projects. 

    "[Vadimages is] very organized, has good ideas, and great follow through." – Owner, Fashion Company

    Former clients
    Nike
    Colgate
    GE
    Six Flags
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Vancouver, WA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Jute Creative

    Jute Creative is a marketing agency founded in 2016 in Portland, Ore. with no more than 10 members. They specialize in branding, marketing strategy, and content marketing solutions for clients in the fields of financial services, healthcare, and nonprofit.

    Notable Project

    Jute Creative provided branding and strategy solutions for a residency tax knowledge platform. The platform had just launched and needed an overall marketing and branding strategy. The platform is satisfied with Jute Creative’s work so far.

    “Their attitude is excellent.” - Founder & President, Residency Tax Knowledge Platform

    Former clients
    Charles Schwab
    Morgan Stanley
    Umpqua
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 17

    Activate Health

    Activate Health is an advertising agency headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. with offices in Phoenix and Portland, Ore. Founded in 2009, the team of 8 specializes in advertising, branding, public relations, and content marketing.  

    Notable Project

    Activate Health worked on PR and Marketing for a health insurance company. They provided copywriting and graphic design assistance to develop marketing materials including brochures, e-blasts, and flyers. The client was impressed with their attention to detail.

    “Their attention to detail and responsiveness sets them apart. The quality of their writing and design, as well as their ability to turn things around quickly has been wonderful.” – SVP of Sales, Health Insurance Company

    Former clients
    Blue Shield
    Cambia
    Innovative Health
    LTCG
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    True Story

    True Story is a branding and cultural agency based in Portland, Ore., and founded in 2017. Their team of more than two offers branding and business consulting solutions to small and mid-market businesses alike.

    Notable Project

    True Story provided branding and communications services for a business consulting firm. The firm works together with True Story on various projects, bringing in business for each other. Clients have so far been satisfied with the work.

    “What they do, they do very well.” - President, Business Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    The Joyner Group
    Lumos Networks & Segra
    Neil Kelly Company
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Shop

    Founded in 2015, Shop is a design studio based in Vancouver, Wash. They have fewer than 10 employees and focus on web design, web development, and branding. 

    Notable Project

    Shop developed and designed a WordPress website for a local government organization. Their work increased the speed of the website and improved content management. 

    "Shop has always been on top of managing the project." – PR Director, Construction Organization

    Former clients
    Intel
    Money Crashers
    Hedvig
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Vacnouver, WA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    Lazaris

    Lazaris is a 3-person brand design team that was founded in 2018 and is based in Portland, Ore. They focus on branding, packaging design, and graphic design. They primarily work with small and mid market businesses in hospitality and medical care. 

    Notable Project

    The owner of a visual media company worked with Lazaris to work on individual office projects. Lazaris supported the company by providing artistic direction and creative support for smaller projects of the client. The client specifically notes how they exceed expectations and are always bringing in new creative ideas.

    “He’s constantly barraging me with new creative and suggestions things we can try on our next project.” – Owner, Visual Media Company

    Former clients
    Twitch
    Dell
    MillerCoors
    Hilton
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    KindTyme

    KindTyme is a creative agency based in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 2014, their team of fewer than 10 employees specializes in providing web design, branding, and packaging design services for cannabis brands.

    Notable Project

    KindTyme helped establish a brand for a cannabis company, the identity of which the client wanted to not revolve exclusively around the product it sells. They designed the logo, created a website, ran advertisements in industry magazines, and created promotional merchandise designs. The two parties are hoping to continue working together with KindTyme taking over an SEO campaign and general marketing needs.

    "Their level of creativity is excellent, and the work speaks for itself."  Manager, Government Affairs Firm

    Former clients
    7 Point Law
    Tonic CBD
    Derive CBD Therapies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Smith + Connors

    Smith + Connors is an agency based in Portland, Ore., and founded in  2006. With over two employees, they specialize in branding, web design, and logo solutions for various clients. They work in the fields of nonprofit, hospitality, and education, among others.

    Notable Project

    Smith + Connors provided branding solutions for a consulting and tech startup. The startup was relatively new and needed assistance with their branding efforts. The startup enjoyed working with Smith + Connors.

    “The whole path was process-oriented.” - SVP of Global Partnership, Consulting & Tech Startup

    Former clients
    Oregon Community Foundation
    Stanford University, Boston University
    Park City Community Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    Medicine Show

    Medicine Show is an advertising company founded in 2016 and located in Portland, Ore. The team of fewer than 10 employees offers advertising, branding, marketing strategy, digital strategy, and content marketing services. Their clientele comprises small businesses in the manufacturing, consumer products and services, media, and energy and natural resources industries.

    Notable Project

    Medicine Show edited and wrote copy for a renewable energy firm’s website. Additionally, the team created content for marketing materials and offered digital marketing advice. They were communicative, and their strategy was creative. 

    “Outcomes include a much more robust and cohesive site.” – CEO, Renewable Energy Firm

    Former clients
    Oregonian Media Group
    ADX
    Ren Energy
    Grovemade
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    Herefor Studio

    Herefor Studio is a design studio based in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 2018, their team of fewer than 10 experts provides clients with their branding, packaging design, and logo needs, with a branding focus on product branding, corporate identity, and brand messaging.

    Notable Project

    Herefor Studio designed assets for a branding agency. The agency needed help with package design as part of creating a brand identity. The clients of the branding agency were very satisfied with the work.

    “Great - very helpful, very accommodating, flexible and nice to work with. It's why we keep coming back with more work!” - Director of Operations & Client Services, Branding Agency

    Former clients
    Core & Rind
    BONDAI
    Kombucha Culture
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 25

    Iris Creative Co.

    Digital agency Iris Creative Co. is located in Portland, Ore. With fewer than 10 employees, the team focuses on clients in business and consumer product industries. The agency specializes in web design and development, digital strategy, and email marketing.

    Notable Project

    Iris Creative Co. helped a small law firm with website development and branding. Iris Creative built a more modernized website, designed a new logo and provided an efficient branding plan. The client has received a ton of positive feedback regarding the site's functionality and design, and they were impressed with Iris Creative's organization. 

    "[Iris Creative Co.] were very closely involved. It was not anything where we were left to fend for ourselves."- President, Law Firm

    Former clients
    Grinbaum Orthodontics
    Westcon-Comstor
    French Lilac Co.
    SugarStreet Bakery & Bistro
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 26

    Hybrid Moon

    Based in Portland, Ore., Hybrid Moon Video is a video production company founded in 1994. Their team of fewer than 10 employees serves enterprise and midmarket businesses across a range of industries. Additional services include advertising, branding, digital strategy, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    Hybrid Moon Video produced a series of testimonial videos for a fintech company. The team coordinated shoots with remote teams in four different cities. The final deliverables produced were of excellent quality.

    “The senior leaders of the company were extremely impressed with what Hybrid Moon was able to produce under such challenging conditions.” — Senior Writer & Producer, FinTech Company

    Former clients
    Fiserv.
    Tango Vallarta
    NetOne
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 27

    Dojo Agency

    Dojo Agency is a communications firm founded in Portland, Ore. in 2007. With a team of fewer than 10, they specialize in advertising, branding, and marketing strategy solutions for clients in the fields of health care and more.

    Notable Project

    Dojo Agency provided branding, marketing, and web development solutions for a healthcare company. The company worked with Dojo Agency on everything brand-related, featuring a style guide that included a logo and other digital assets. The company is satisfied with the outcomes.

    “I think the highlight was bringing the community engagement aspect to the brand, which we were lacking.” - System Creative Director, Healthcare Company

    Former clients
    Providence
    National Psoriasis Foundation
    Adventist Health
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Portland, OR
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 28

    AG Design Co.

    AG Design Co. is a freelance design agency based in Portland, Ore., and founded in 2019. They provide branding, logo, and web design services to small and mid-market firms in the industries of arts, consumer products, and hospitality.

    Notable Project

    AG Design Co. designed a poster for a film production company. The poster was for a short film and needed to convey its story without exposing any spoilers. The company is satisfied with how the poster turned out.

    “Always on time with deadlines, always in communication.” - Founder, Film Production Company

    Former clients
    Atlas Gear
    AGDCO
    KUDO
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    groupFreelancer Employees
    place Portland, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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