The Best Product Branding Companies in The Bay Area

Looking for a top product branding service in San Francisco?

Successful product branding requires specific and tailored messaging about a product or service your company offers. Successful product brands like Charmin or Gillete even have separate websites, logos, slogans, and advertising strategies to differentiate them.

If your business is product-first, consider working with a product branding company to help you define the brand messaging and marketing needed to differentiate each of your products from each other and competitors. Remember that product branding and corporate branding are different – most notably corporate branding entails a general, broad message for the entire business. Look for branding agencies that have past experience branding products.

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

List of the Best San Francisco Product Branding Companies

  • 1

    Division of Labor

    Division of Labor is a advertising agency based in Sausalito, Calif. and founded in 2010. Their team of 11 employees specializes in advertising, social media marketing, and video production for clients of all sizes in the marketing, entertainment, and business services industries.

    Notable Project

    Division of Labor ran a brand awareness campaign for a streaming device. They ran a campaign of outdoor, radio, and digital advertisements for two years. They also created the overall marketing strategy and taglines for the campaign. The client was very happy with the results of the campaign and said that their sales and brand awareness increased as a result.  

    “I loved their passion for creativity. They cared about my personal success and the success of my company.” – Former Director of Marketing, Streaming Device Company
     

    Former clients
    SFMOMA
    OpenDoor
    Kelly
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sausalito, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    14 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Emmy Award , Ad Age's Small Agency of the Year Award

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  • 2

    Noise 13

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Tile
    Pacific Catch
    World Wrapps
    PG&E
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    DDW

    DDW is a brand design consulting company based in Sausalito, Calif. Founded in 1997, the team of 35 specializes in packaging design, branding, logo services, and other design. They focus on consumer products and services.

    Notable Project

    DDW worked on package design for a large coffee brand. They augmented the brand’s internal graphics team to redesign the packaging for a line of products. They were a part of the process from conception to review and assisted with multiple projects after. The client was impressed with positive feedback the project received.

    “Everyone loved the design. It was a great mix of our history and heritage in a more modern look and feel. We get compliments from the different teams.” – Brand Manager, Large Coffee Brand 

    Former clients
    Starbucks
    Campbell’s
    Sprint
    Amazon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Sausalito, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Good Stuff Partners

    Good Stuff Partners is a branding and design agency based in Sausalito, CA. Founded in 2013, Good Stuff Partners' team of fewer than 10 employees provide branding and logo services.

    Notable Project

    Good Stuff Partners revamped the brand messaging and in updating its marketing efforts, which included redesigning. 

    "They work with us directly to find unique solutions instead of providing generic templates or answers." – Partner, Architecture Firm

    Former clients
    Mental Health Association of NYC
    SEE International
    YMCA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sausalito, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Graphis Merit Award , Maggie Award , Communication Arts Award of Excellence (2016)

  • 5

    Gershoni Creative Agency

    Gershoni is a creative agency that builds brands for century-old institutions, Fortune top-10 companies, startups, and nonprofits. They are located in San Francisco, CA and have a team of 15 employees that provides branding, content marketing, and advertising to clients across business, consumer, financial, and food and beverage industries.

    Notable Project

    When a local educational institution needed to rebrand, Gershoni Creative Agency took the lead, creating a rebranding campaign that included a toolkit and guidelines to document brand identity. Gershoni Creative Agency posted on social media, helped with fundraisers, and updated the organization’s website.

    “Gershoni's project management is one of their greatest strengths. … The relationship was very collaborative. Gershoni was able to respect the opinions of the many strong-willed, creative people who had input in the project.” – Content Lead and Product Manager, Educational Institute

    Former clients
    Google
    Women’s Media Center
    San Francisco Art Institute
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    iDesignAward

  • 6

    Viewstream

    Viewstream is a creative digital agency with offices in San Francisco, Chicago, and Austin, Texas. Founded in 2000, they have just under 30 employees on their team. Their services include advertising, video production, and branding, and they primarily serve enterprise clients.

    Notable Project

    Viewstream provided branding services for an eSports and gaming platform. Their responsibilities included brand creative and positioning, presentations, design, web development, and video production. The project multiplied traffic and overall feedback on the project was positive. Their talented team brought the brand to life. They were organized and their workflow was seamless.

    “I would say the combination of service and creativity is unmatched in any agency that we have worked with.” – CEO, eSports Gaming Platform

    Former clients
    Accenture
    Adobe
    Amazon
    Coca Cola
    PayPal
    UPS
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Telly Awards , Hermes Awards , San Francisco State University , Sony Electronics , QuickTime Film Festival , ResFest Film Festival , International Film Festival Rotterdam

  • 7

    Rainfactory

    Rainfactory is a full-service digital marketing agency based in Oakland, Calif., with a secondary location in Seattle. Founded in 2014, this company has 22 employees. Services offered by Rainfactory include social media marketing, PPC, and advertising for small to mid-sized businesses.

    Notable Project

    Rainfactory was responsible for social media marketing for a product startup. They worked to raise awareness of the client's company and draw attention to the client's crowdfunding campaign. They handled social media management, content creation, and web development. The client reported that their crowdfunding and sales goals were surpassed as a result of working with Rainfactory. 

    "Our results were astonishing—we far surpassed our crowdfunding and sales goals. While we were initially shooting for $50,000, we raised $1.5 million dollars. Our original goal was to produce 1000 chairs, but we ended up selling 23,000." - VP Marketing, Product Startup

    Former clients
    OneWheel
    Segway Robotics
    Atari
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Born & Bred

    Born & Bred is a San Francisco-based branding agency founded in 2018. Their team of approximately 10 employees serves small to mid-sizes businesses across a range of industries. Their branding services include web, graphic, and packaging design. They also specialize in corporate identity and brand messaging.

    Notable Project

    Born & Bred delivered designs for the marketing campaigns of a cannabis delivery company. They've created logos and performed naming exercises to most effectively convey the brand. Their work has boosted the client's brand recognition through a variety of means.

    "We give them an idea of what we want to stand for, and then they perform a discovery exercise to dive deeper into the look and feel." — Director, Cannabis Delivery Platform

    Former clients
    Bose
    Ascend Wellness
    Equinox
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 9

    Most Likely To

    Most Likely To is an advertising agency from San Francisco. It was founded in 2017 and now has a team of 6 that works on advertising, branding, digital strategy, media planning & buying, content marketing, and video production for companies of varying sizes.

    Notable Project

    A law firm needed help filling open positions and Most Likely To worked on the brand and online image in order to attract the right candidates. After that project, Most Likely To now conducts out of home advertising campaigns as well as managing their social media presence.

    "They keep us well-informed of all the metrics involved—from click rates to the number of impressions our outdoor advertising has seen. We have been very pleased with their results." — HR Generalist, Law Firm

    Former clients
    City of San Francisco
    HBO
    airbnb
    Domino's
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Traction

    Traction is a full-service marketing agency located in San Francisco. With a team of nearly 250 employees, Traction provides web design, advertising, UI/UX design, and branding services to enterprise and midmarket clients.

    Notable Project

    In November 2014, Traction designed an ad campaign for a staffing firm that was looking to revamp its digital content to reach younger audiences. Traction used A/B testing to design a new website, print and radio ads, and youth-oriented video ads. The client appreciated Traction's suggestions and willingness to do more than asked when given projects.  

    "One of the things that I like about Traction is that when they do work for a company, they will always come back with something extra. You can hire them to do concepting, but they’re always going to come back with some unique digital experience that you haven’t actually asked for but is above and beyond what you were expecting." – Senior Director of Brand Marketing, Global Staffing Firm 

    Former clients
    Apple
    Bank of America
    Charles Schwab
    Linkedin
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    7 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2016 Communicator Award of Excellence , 2013 Silver Addy Award

  • 11

    Funworks

    Funworks is a creative agency based in Oakland, Calif. They were founded in 2014 and have a team of 45 employees. The company specializes in advertising, branding, marketing strategy, and social media marketing for larger businesses.

    Notable Project

    Funworks developed a creative campaign for a sports media company. They conducted several advertising workshops, which included input from stakeholders, the internal team, and professional comedians. With those ideas in mind, Funworks implemented a unique campaign.

    "They were committed to solving creative alignment challenges. They weren’t set in their ways and understood that each challenge is different from the next, so they’re constantly evolving their processes as a result." —Vice President of Marketing Solutions, Sports Media Company

    Former clients
    ESPN
    Google
    Credit Karma
    Uber
    REI
    Bravo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    AdAge: Small Agency Awards – Agency of the Year (2018)

  • 12

    Palmer Ad Agency

    San Francisco-based Palmer Ad Agency brings more than 30 years of digital and traditional marketing experience to the frontiers of modern advertising. With a core team of 12 employees, Palmer has served clients of varying sizes and aims by developing a collaborative approach to marketing strategy and development. The agency's ability to deliver complex solutions in graphic design, social media, branding, and corporate identity with a relatively small, skilled team is what sets them apart.

    Notable Project

    While their clients come from many industries, Palmer has a history of working with clean energy firms. A solar energy firm went to Palmer to revamp their digital marketing strategy, which had fallen short on social media metrics. Palmer helped them with brand development, moved their website to HubSpot, and organized campaigns on social media and elsewhere that proved successful for the company.

    " They have a very insightful and intelligent team that came up with a lot of excellent ideas and strategies. Also, they listened to us and got everything right the first time, which saved us a lot of time." - Director of Marketing, Solar Energy Firm

    Former clients
    Comcast
    Bank of Stockton
    Metropolitan Transportation Commission
    Aegis Solar Energy
    Blue Raven Solar
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Marketing Association of Credit Unions MAC Award, 2017

  • 13

    The Savage Bureau

    The Savage Bureau is a design and branding agency located in San Francisco. Providing services related to branding, web design, and UX/UI design. The 6-person team has been in businesses since 2016.

    Notable Project

    Improving site architecture, The Savage Bureau created banners and landing pages for UI/UX software company. They also provide several digital marketing services. The changes helped grow their core audience. It was a collaborative process and the team was great to work with.

    “The Savage Bureau has a proven track record and they’re just very good at what they do.” – Senior Creative Director, UI/UX Software Company

    Former clients
    Topcon
    Kilroy Realty
    Align Real Estate
    CIM Group
    Salesforce
    Greystar
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    ESP Inspire

    ESP Inspire is an e-commerce firm based in Albany, Calif. Founded in 2001, their team of 150 serves clients in the e-commerce, and consumer products sectors. Services include corporate identity, content development, and WooCommerce development.

    Notable Project

    ESP Inspire rebuilt a laser diode company’s site. The new site has garnered a heightened level of traffic. The team is prompt and organized.

    “They complete work in a timely manner.” – Director of Operations, Laser Diode Company

    Former clients
    Modestofood
    Naturessungrown
    Showboat Brand
    Childcare Careers
    CPFF
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Albany, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Imua

    Founded in 2018, Imua software development and UX design firm based in San Francisco, Calif. They have a small team of fewer than 10 employees. They also provide branding and product design services. 

    Notable Project

    Imua worked with a commercial interior design firm to develop a web-based software application. Their work helped improve the client's efficiency and made it easier for the employees to track projects. 

    "The team is very skilled." – CEO, Interior Design Company

    Former clients
    Hey Hero
    PodCave
    Uneebo
    CJA
    Compology
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Kwok Design

    Kwok Design is a creative agency that is based in Tracy, Calif. Kwok Design's small team of two employees specialize in web design, UI/UX design, and SEO.  

    Notable Project

    A private medical practice partnered with Kwok Design to design and maintenance a website. Using WordPress, the team at Kwok Design designed a website for the client and has continuously updated the website over a 15-year period. Kwok Design also managed content and some social media for the website. The client was impressed by the team at Kwok Design's responsiveness and professionalism. 

    "They were always very responsive to requests. Often in the same day, the project manager would update the website if I sent a request for a change or the posting of an article or a blog." – Surgeon, Private Medical Practice 

    Former clients
    DC Bees
    Aortica
    OmniPro
    University Art
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 17

    Exposyour™ | Branding + Marketing

    Founded in 2005, Exposyour is a design and branding agency based in Santa Clara, Calif. They primarily work with small businesses in the financial services, IT, manufacturing, and medical fields. 

    Notable Project

    Exposyour provided graphic design and UX design services to a fitness tracking software company. Their work was high quality, and it helped save time. 

    "They’re a team of trusted professionals." – Founder, Software Company

    Former clients
    HiQ Solar
    Saykara
    Kangarootime
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Santa Clara, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Anastasia Salazar Ltd.

    Anastasia Salazar Ltd. is a freelance design studio based in San Francisco. Since 2009, they have offered branding, web design, and graphic design services to clients ranging from startups to large firms in the fields of retail, advertising, and arts.

    Notable Project

    Anastasia Salazar Ltd. rebranded a yoga company. The company was looking to do a complete rebrand with an accompanying new website. Anastasia Salazar Ltd. created a brand guide that the company was satisfied with.

    “When working with creatives, it can be difficult to find a combination of high level of artistic creativity paired with high level of professionalism and business acumen. Anastasia combines all those.” - CEO, Yoga Company

    Former clients
    Google
    Facebook
    Oculus
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Heraldist

    Heraldist & Wondermarks is a marketing firm founded in San Francisco in 2014 with over 10 members. They specialize in marketing strategy, advertising, and branding services for clients ranging from startups to large businesses in the fields of business services and consumer products.

    Notable Project

    Heraldist & Wondermarks provided branding and marketing services for an AI company. The company was expanding their businesses and needed assistance with entering a new market. Heraldist & Wondermarks helped the company achieve their goal better.

    “H&W thrives on creativity, knows how to flex the creative muscle, genetically thinks out of the box, and dares to build on new-age strategic thinking.” - Founder, AI Company

    Former clients
    Uber
    Bitdefender
    PlumLending
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    Wunderdogs

    Wunderdogs is a brand agency based in San Francisco with more than two professionals. Since their founding in 2017, they have offered branding, marketing strategy, and web design solutions to clients in the industries of financial services, IT services, and more.

    Notable Project

    Wunderdogs provided branding services for a currency trading solutions provider. The provider originally functioned as a cryptocurrency company, and the provider wanted to rebrand their image based on their new operations. Stakeholders were happy with the new brand.

    “Wunderdogs provided personalized attention.” - Head of Marketing, Branding, and Communications, Currency Trading Solutions Provider

    Former clients
    Shell
    Zeitgold
    Aquifi
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    Digital Ego

    Digital Ego is a full-service creative agency based in San Francisco, with offices in Den Haag, Netherlands and Chisinau, Moldova. The agency, founded in 2017, has a team of more than ten that provides a wide range of services that include e-commerce development, branding, social media marketing, and advertising. Digital Ego serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the advertising & marketing, real estate, retail, e-commerce, consumer products & services, and legal cannabis industries.

    Notable Project

    An institutional communication agency hired Digital Ego to develop a visual that would be a key symbol in their proposed strategic communication project. Digital Ego did graphic design, created the logo, made proposals on how to use the logo on promotional and other materials, and provided the technical means of implementing the logo. Because of the engagement, the agency was granted approval for the project and was able to quickly produce the materials they needed.

    "Throughout this process, their attention to detail, responsiveness, and flexibility was at the highest possible standard." - Team Leader, Institutional Communication Agency

    Former clients
    UNICEF
    United Nations
    Erasmus+
    EU
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 22

    Idea2Form

    Idea2Form is a full-service collaborative design studio founded in 2018 and based in Oakland, Calif. Their team of more than 10 offers branding, social media marketing, and web design solutions to clients that work in industries such as nonprofit, education, and arts.

    Notable Project

    Idea2Form provided branding solutions for an entrepreneur social organization. The organization tasked Idea2Form with developing a design and communications strategy for their brand. Idea2Form helped secure funding for the organization for multiple years.

    “Idea2Form appears a values-driven firm that delivers fresh work for contemporary initiatives.” - Director of Partnership Mnagement, Entrepreneur Social Organization

    Former clients
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    California Community Foundation
    Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    Syiree International

     

    Syiree International is a design company based in Mumbai, India, with an office in San Jose, Calif. The company, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides, among others, web design, interior design, and brandin services to midmarket and other-sized companies in the e-commerce, advertising & marketing, arts & music, and business services industries. 

    Notable Project

    Syiree International was hired by a video game developer to update and improve its website to increase website traffic and game downloads. The resulting website was optimized and easy to maintain and update by the developer's team.  

    "Their team also went the extra mile to accommodate some last-minute changes as well." - Partner, Video Game Developer

    Former clients
    TVH
    Alcor Enabling Cloud
    ICICI Direct
    M-Educate Liberalize Learning
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Jose, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 24

    ProCreativeWriters

    Founded in 2015, ProCreativeWriters is a content writing agency based in San Francisco. They also provide various advertising, marketing, and branding services. 

    Notable Project

    ProCreativeWriters provided SEO and social media marketing services to a hypnotherapist. However, the client was displeased with the slow pace of delivery and lack of communication. 

    "They lost my trust and never regained it." – Sole Proprietor, Hypnosis Practice

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    0.5
    0.5
    1 Clutch review
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