Looking for a top brand strategy strategist in Canada?

Whether you're launching a new brand, extending your existing brand, or competing with a similar product or service, a brand strategy firm can help you meet your goals. A brand strategy lays out the core story of your company and its respective products and services. Executing a brand strategy requires aligning your brand identity with the right audiences and reaching them on the right channels.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top brand strategy agencies in Canada. 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 Canada Brand Strategy Firms

  • 1
    $100,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Montreal Canada

    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."

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Halifax Canada

    Based in Newark, Delaware; Cairo, Egypt; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and Rotterdam, Netherlands, The Ascendant Group is a public relations firm. The small team offers public relations, branding, social media marketing, and web design. The company was launched in 2004.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Ascendant Group provided branding services to a consulting firm. They developed a website, conducted photoshoots, and managed a LinkedIn networking campaign.

    "Everyone gave a great deal of energy and it was a good experience."

  • 3
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Based in Toronto, Zync is a marketing and digital agency that was founded in 2004. Their team of nearly 15 specializes in branding, web design, digital strategy, and more. 

    Clients
    AVIVA
    Bank of Montreal
    Canadian Olympic Committee
    Chris Hadfield Inc.
    Notable Project

    Zync developed a WordPress website for a national sports organization. The agency redesigned the front- and backend of the website, working on a new UX and UI, and went through the whole process prototype development to fully-functional delivery. Due to their work, the new website an experienced an increase in traffic. 

    "We had to design this for massive traffic spikes, and our ongoing reality for a property like that is maybe 100,000 to 150,000 uniques a month. During the sporting events, it can have 20, 30, or 40 times that." —Executive Director, National Sports Organization 

  • 4
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates is a Toronto-based branding agency. Founded in 2004, they have fewer than 10 employees that provide services for branding, packaging design, and graphic design.  Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates works with small and mid-sized businesses in the retail and consumer products sectors.  

    Clients
    Air Canada
    Aramark Canada
    Beam Suntory
    Careers Group University of London
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates rebranded a dental business services consultancy. Services included logo redesign and a new sub-brand for the client's education organization. They also designed a website that emphasized the client's corporate identity. 

    "Feedback says that our brand exudes sophistication. I directly attributed that to the identity they created for it." — VP of Marketing, Dental Business Services Consultancy

  • 5
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Arc Reactions Inc. is a digital marketing agency founded in 2011. With an office in Calgary, Canada, they operate with a team of 4 employees. They provide advertising, web design, and social media marketing for midmarket businesses in healthcare and business services industries.

    Clients
    Apple Fitness Store
    Advanced Paramedics Ltd.
    Catch Engineering
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Arc Reactions Inc. provided digital marketing and branding collateral services for an engineering firm. They developed a website, created content, and provided social media marketing services for the client. They helped to increase user engagement and refresh their online presence.

    “Before, I had 800 - 1,000 professional connections on LinkedIn; now, I have 2,200 - 2,300, largely due to their efforts expanding my network. We receive lots of positive comments about the marketing materials and the website. Customers report that they found us through our website, which validates our work with Arc Reactions Inc.” – President, Engineering Firm

  • 6
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Digital media agency Box Clever is based in Edmonton, Canada. Since 2005, their team of 27 has been specializing in web development and design, mobile app development, SEO, and more for clients in the education industry.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Box Clever developed a website for a community box office. The new database helps with the selling of tickets. The client prides Box Clever on being great to work with.

    "Michelle, their project manager, keeps on top of things very well."–Manager, Community Box Office

  • 7
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Major Tom is a full-service digital agency based in New York, with offices in Toronto and Vancouver. Founded in 2000, their team of about 70 employees serves a variety of industries. They specialize in providing web design, digital strategy, and social media marketing capabilities.

    Clients
    L'Oreal
    Denny's
    Sleeman Breweries
    Orkin
    Notable Project

    Major Tom bolstered the digital marketing resources for a marketing. They operated as a third party vendor to deliver a stronger strategic plan to reach the client's objectives. They supplied digital advertising and email marketing assistance, along with SEO campaign strategy implementations, which included content management recommendations.

    "Our organic search results doubled in 2017, thanks to blend of their optimization advice and our own content processes." — Owner & Digital Strategist, Marketing Consultancy

  • 8
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Massive Media is a full-service digital agency based in Vancouver, Canada, with a team of about 15. Since 2012, they have provided branding, digital and marketing strategy, web design, and advertising services for clients in hospitality, leisure, real estate, and more.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Kurzweil Technologies
    Staples
    CBC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Massive Media created and implemented a social media ad campaign for two television series. The also advised the client on profitable outreach strategies for various other platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Their work has received positive feedback from investors and the audiences. 

    "Their team remained professional, insightful, and responsive throughout the engagement. They were quick to send back drafts and iterations on creative and their agility made the whole process seamless."–Story Editor, Entertainment Company

  • 9
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakville Canada

    Branding agency Mindshape is based in Oakville, Canada. Since 1993, their team of 29 has been specializing in branding, digital strategy, social media marketing, and more for a variety of clients. 

    Clients
    Ford Motor Company of Canada
    Lincoln Motor Company
    Black and McDonald
    CGC Inc.
    Notable Project

    Mindshape did rebranding work for a garage door manufacturer. Their work included producing print marketing materials and logo design. The work was well-received by the customers.

    "I’m very satisfied with their work. Mindshape continues to deliver and the feedback from customers is fantastic. They love the new look." – Owner, Garage Door Manufacturer

  • 10
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Brandlucent is a branding agency based in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2015, they have five employees specializing in brand strategy for B2B tech and service companies of all sizes. They offer a range of services, including brand-first website development, brand-forward packaging, and brand identity.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Brandlucent created a branding strategy for a training company, which included logo design, branding, web design, and redesigning marketing materials. They worked closely with the client to deliver a product that met their vision. The new brand received positive feedback from prospective clients.

    “We are very happy with the outcomes. Our clients and prospective clients are always complimenting us on our branding. We have been able to happily refer companies back to Brandlucent.” – Co-Founder, Training Company

  • 11
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Coquitlam Canada

    REX Marketing + Design Inc is a branding agency run by a team of fewer than 10 professionals based in Coquitlam, Canada. Founded in 2017, the company offers branding, market research, and graphic design assistance for both small and medium-sized businesses, with a branding focus on brand messaging and brand strategy.

    Clients
    Stanley Park
    City of Vancouver
    Wesgroup Equipment
    DermaSpark Products Inc
    Industries
    Notable Project

    REX Marketing + Design Inc worked with an in-home cooking service to help update their website. The goal of the project was to streamline the identity of the overall brand across all platforms. Wesgroup Equipment took time to understand their client's business inside-out, even contacting customers of the service to get a better idea of what to build upon. The updated brand identity receives positive feedback to this day.

    "The one thing that stood out was how personable they were. I felt like they really wanted to get to know my business. " - CEO, In-House Cooking Service

  • 12
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Burnaby Canada

    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

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Skyrocket Digital is a digital marketing company that was founded in 2011 and offers 20 employees at its Vancouver, Canada headquarters. This firm provides branding, digital strategy, and web design services to clients in industries such as business services, education, and financial services.

    Clients
    YYoga
    Obakki Foundation
    Bluzelle
    Sexy Hair
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Skyrocket Digital led a rebranding effort for a philanthropy company. They redesigned the client’s existing web platform and marketing collateral. The revamped designs better reflect the company’s values and aesthetics. Skyrocket Digital delivered all materials on time despite delays on the client’s side.

    “Skyrocket Digital took us through a comprehensive discovery stage, which allowed us to enhance our original vision. In addition to understanding our needs, they exposed us to more innovative ways to present our brand.” – CEO, Philanthropy Company

  • 15
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    blue/meta is a digital marketing and branding agency founded in 2019. They are headquartered in Langley, Brazil. They have about 5 employees who tailor their services to primarily midmarket firms and small businesses in e-commerce, business services, and consumer products and services,

    Clients
    Jerky in a Box
    Nutri-Bites
    Orogen
    CAMP Brewing
    Industries
    Notable Project

    blue/meta created a comprehensive e-commerce strategy for a meat products manufacturer. They researched and identified a target audience and then developed digital marketing initiatives including funnels, keywords, and ads. The marketing calendar established a foundation for promotional activities to facilitate growth.

    "They went above and beyond, doing more work than we had hired them to do."— Marketing Manager, Meat Products Manufacturer

  • 16
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    North Wiltshire Canada

    Art Fresh, Inc is an advertising and branding firm based in Brookfield, Canada. Founded in 2011, their team of 30 serves clients in the business services and real estate sectors. Services include corporate identity, brand strategy, and brand messaging.

    Clients
    The City of Summerside
    IMC
    GCACC
    Slemon Park Corporation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Art Fresh, Inc. developed a brand for a local government initiative. They created 3-4 options for their client’s review. The new brand presence was well received and added immense value.

     “The new logo and tagline crystallized the meaning of the event in our minds and helped us better communicate the value proposition to our target audiences.”- Manager, Local Government

  • 17
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Sonder Creative is a studio based in Edmonton, Canada founded in 2017. Run by a team of fewer than 10 experts, they provide branding, web design, and UX/UI design services for small and mid-market businesses in various industries, such as nonprofit, e-commerce and legal cannabis, among others.

    Clients
    Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute
    Bioenterprise
    Xphyto Therapeutics
    Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sonder Creative worked with a nonprofit research institute to develop the institute's brand and identity. Sonder Creative initially provided guidelines for the logo and brand, and once planning was done, the company website underwent development. Initially, the institute only contacted Sonder Creative for logo services but seeing the level of detail and quality that Sonder Creative offers, they opted to work on other aspects of branding as well.

  • 18
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2014, LeverageIT is a digital agency based in Toronto. Their team of 27 specializes in mobile app development, web design and development, digital strategy, and more for a variety of clients.

    Clients
    Eshyft
    Eden App
    Curbngo
    Vince Camuto
    Notable Project

    LeverageIT developed mobile and web apps for a healthcare tech company to assist healthcare providers. Their work also included social media promotion and content creation. They provide regular updates to the apps.

    "Without their expertise and hard work, we would not be helping patients and healthcare providers across Ontario today."– VP of Operations, Healthcare Tech Company

  • 19
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Parachute Design Group is a web design company based in Toronto. Their small team of around 5 has been specializing in web design, web development, and branding since 2003. Parachute Design Group Inc. works with different industries such as business services, healthcare, and information technology.  

    Clients
    The JUNO Awards
    Government of Ontario
    SickKids Hospital
    integrate.AI
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Parachute Design Group managed two different web designs for a law firm, integrating existing content and making the most recent version mobile responsive. The client felt that Parachute Design Group was extremely responsive.

    "The design entices people to call us. We’ve gotten more referrals since this redesign." —Partner, Law Firm

  • 20
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Design agency talonX is based in Calgary, Canada. Since 2009, their small team of 5 has been specializing in web design, SEO, social media marketing, and more for mid-sized clients.

    Clients
    ABB - Automation and Power Technologies
    Precision Scale
    Quintera Drilling - Canada's Drilling Leader
    SAIT - Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
    Industries
    Notable Project

    talonX developed a WordPress platform for a bank. They managed the project from start to finish, which included research, design, and implementation.

    "Qualitatively, talonX Creative Agency is very efficient, extremely timely, highly diligent, pragmatic, and very responsive."– Managing Partner, Bank

  • 21
    $50,000+
    Freelancer
    Vancouver Canada

    Aqomi is a technology and branding company based in Edmonton, Canada. They were founded in 2018 and have a team of 7 employees. They specialize in branding, social media marketing, and print design. They use the perfect mix of creative design and technological savvy to create unique advertising solutions for their clients.

    Clients
    Dogas
    Bitwin
    Careline
    Notable Project

    Aqomi designed a website and did marketing for a hologram advertising company. They designed a Wordpress site for the client and coordinated their rebranding and marketing, providing copy and materials, including a new logo, mission statement, and content for the site. The client was very happy with the outcome of the project, and appreciated the way that the workflow was structured.

    “Because of the redesigned website and the fresh marketing materials, I have recently secured a substantial client contract worth a couple hundred thousand dollars.” – CEO, Hologram Advertising Company
     

  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    12 Creative is a digital firm founded in 2015 with fewer than 10 employees. Based in Edmonton, Canada, they specialize in branding, digital strategy, and social media marketing solutions for small and medium-sized firms in industries such as health care, hospitality, and real estate.

    Clients
    Kimberley Homes
    Corrosion and Abrasion Solutions Ltd
    Oliver Park Dental
    Industries
    Notable Project

    12 Creative provided branding and marketing services for a real estate firm. The firm not only needed someone to manage their social media outlets but also increase awareness and drive traffic to their business. The firm’s posts have seen better engagement since working with 12 Creative.

    “They also had ideas on how to improve our shopping centre's brand and marketing right out of the gate.” - Marketing Manager, Real Estate Firm

  • 23
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Flipp Advertising is a marketing and advertising agency based in Calgary, Canada. Since 2009, their team of 17 has been specializing in branding, web design, social media marketing, and more for enterprise-level clients. 

    Clients
    iON United
    Papa John's Pizza
    Canada Malting Co. Limited
    Red Stripe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A food manufacturing company hired Flipp Advertising for their rebranding. Flipp Advertising developed a new color scheme and logo first and are now working on a website for the company. The work has been receiving positive feedback from the customers. 

    "Our clients praise our new logo for standing out, and they can see that we're advancing as a leader in our industry." – Sales, Food Manufacturing Company

  • 24
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Brand & Mortar is a full-service marketing agency founded in 2011. Based in Toronto, Canada, the team of 14 specializes in branding, social media marketing, and video production. 

    Clients
    Avanza Sports
    Cloverleaf
    Comtech Group
    Corporate Vibrations
    Notable Project

    Brand & Mortar assists the customer acquisition efforts of a gym and social club. They built a new website, support digital marketing efforts, and made suggestions to codify the total brand image. The client was pleased with the team's work. 

    "They considered all of our goals and modified their strategy to match. I’ve never worked with a company who was so attuned to us. They studied my business inside and out and were attentive to our individuality." — Owner, Gym

  • 25
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    Jackpine is a branding agency out of Ottowa, Canada. Founded in 2013, the company consists of under 10 employees who work primarily with mid-market clients in various industries. They offer branding services as well as marketing and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Hyatt
    Evergreen
    Government of Canada
    Buildforce
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Jackpine functioned as a full-service marketing and communications arm for a brain-computer interface company. In addition to generating the copy and visuals, they supported customer casing. Their ability to manage realistic expectations helped secure a long-term partnership.

    "I'm more than satisfied with the results we've been able to achieve with Jackpine. They're far and away better than we would've been able to achieve anywhere else."

  • 26
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    KRFTWRK is a digital agency located in Toronto. Founded in 2008, their small team of 7 specializes in UX/UI design, content marketing, conversion optimization, branding, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Salesforce
    Google
    Canadian Red Cross
    Quiznos
    Industries
    Notable Project

    KRFTWRK revamped an existing platform for a real estate startup. The client wanted the design to focus on UX/UI. KRFTWRK worked with the in-house team on work they had already completed. 

    "The scheduled meetings were on time and the deliverables were met...We will continue to do quite a bit of work with them."– President, Real Estate Startup

  • 27
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Locomotive is a web agency in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2006, they have about 23 employees that do web design, web development, and branding. Clients are in a variety of sectors. 

    Notable Project

    Locomotive built a corporate website for a games developer. The agency provided design, development, and CMS services. The website earned positive feedback, high traffic, and a design award. 

    "If you want a really good looking, clean website, the Locomotive team will build you something interesting." – COO, Video Game Development Company 

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    func.media is a full-service marketing firm based in Toronto. The firm, founded in 2016, has a team of around 20 that provides a wide range of services that include video production, social media marketing, digital strategy, and web design. func.media serves mid-market and other-sized companies in the advertising & marketing, financial services, business services, legal cannabis, real estate, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    Ikea
    Deliverr
    IHG
    Huawei
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An apparel company hired func.media to provide video production and image production services in an ongoing engagement. For each video, the company would provide a basic storyline on which func.media would formulate the strategy and the actual production. To date, func.media was able to present the company's brand identity and has been exceeding expectations with their work.

    "We loved all the videos and contents they've delivered, top-notch service and quality, delivered on time and exceeded our expectations." - CEO, Apparel Company

  • 29
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Truth + Dare is a creative and digital agency located in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 1998, they have four employees specializing in digital branding and marketing strategies for modern startups, typically in hospitality and retail. Their expertise ranges from content marketing, advertising, and app development to editorial design, film, SEO, and UX/UI.

    Clients
    Sheridan EDGE
    Chelsea Hotel
    Executive Yacht
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Truth + Dare managed the creative content creation and strategy in digital and print marketing for a hospitality company. They worked from end-to-end to gather market research, develop targets, and deploy ads. Website traffic, ad click-through rates, and hotel bookings all skyrocketed as a result of the work by Truth + Dare.

    “On a particular recent project, they helped us launch a social media ad campaign to target specific audiences from the months of September to December. As a result of those ads, we actually saw an increase in our visits by 763 percent and an increase in click-through rates of 798 percent, which is absolutely unbelievable.” – Director of Marketing & E-Business, Hospitality Company

  • 30
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    New Design Group Inc. is a branding, web design, and digital services agency based in Toronto. They were founded in 2002, and they primarily work with small and medium-sized businesses from a variety of industries. 

    Clients
    Enbridge Canada
    Munchkin Toys R Us
    City Bank
    CAMH
    Industries
    Notable Project

    New Design Group Inc. built a WordPress website for a social housing provider. As a result of their work, the housing provider can process work order requests from residents online. The team was also responsive and communicative. 

    "Their personalized service is really impressive." – General Manager, Housing Corporation  

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