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Investing in creative design is the key to getting your business to stand out. Creative agencies provide you with the knowledge necessary to help your company grow.

That's why we've created this list of the best creative agencies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Creative Design Companies

  • 1
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Framingham MA

    CommCreative is a strategically minded, creatively fueled marketing agency based in Framingham, MA with 25+ years of experience working in retail, cybersecurity, healthcare, manufacturing, and financial industries – just to name a few. We have digital in our DNA. Results in our hearts. And we’re passionate about creating stories that express who our clients are at their core while connecting with their most coveted audiences. Whether it’s B2B or B2C, for us, it’s about stirring the emotions of the human on the other end of your message. That’s how we inspire action. You could call it a “philosophy,” but really, it’s science. Let’s put it to work for your brand. 

    Clients
    Johnson Controls
    Bose
    OOFOS
    RSA Conference
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Through a multimedia campaign including television, social and in-store assets, CommCreative told the story of Flooring America helping families treasure the paradise within their homes, embrace cherished indoor adventures, remember the comfort felt between the four walls of home and, ultimately, seek the experiences shared by loved ones on the same beautiful floor. 

    “Their style and sensibility in relating to our intended audiences stand out. Additionally, they’re creative thinkers who take strategic approaches to complex 'problems.'” — VP of Marketing, Flooring America

     

  • 2
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Rhapsody is a digital marketing company based in London, with offices in Madrid and Warsaw, Poland. The company, founded in 1980, has more than 100 employees and provides digital strategy, mobile & app marketing, web design, and web development services to various companies.

    Clients
    Spotify
    Huawei
    Facebook
    Mastercard
    Notable Project

    A food community platform hired Rhapsody to help them make their content be more visible on the internet. As part of the engagement, Rhapsody produced a digital magazine fo the platform. They provided a full range of services to produce the magazine, including design, content creation, and production. Rhapsody has been producing quality content and meeting tight deadlines in this ongoing engagement.

    "The quality of design and delivery is excellent. The way the content is orchestrated and written is amazing." - Co-Founder, Food Community Platform

  • 3
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Atlanta GA

    Based in Birmingham, Ala., SociallyIN is a social media agency that helps businesses create content and develop social media strategies. With a team of fewer than 50, this agency services a range of clients across multiple industries.

    Clients
    Dicks Sporting Goods
    TGI Fridays
    BearPaw
    Conexpo
    Notable Project

    A wine business hired SociallyIN to help boost customer engagement. They created software that connects wine drinkers with wineries by marking corks with unique identifiers. The software reads the markings on the corks and provides customers with information about the wine.

    “They [SociallyIN] can deliver on their promises. Despite the level of complexity and novelty of this project, they were able to complete the task within the constraints, which is a difficult thing to do.” – Co-Owner, Wine Business

  • 4
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Irvine CA

    500 Designs is a design agency based in Irvine, California, that was established in 2014. Their team of 44 employees offers UX/UI design, branding, and marketing strategy services.

    Clients
    Google
    Cisco
    3M
    KBS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    500 Designs provided UI/UX design services to a SaaS negotiation platform startup. Their team also designed the site, provided marketing expertise, and added additional features.

    "Since we've refreshed our product, we frequently get feedback in demos, pitches, and sales calls that our product is the best-looking procurement software on the market." – Head of Product, SaaS Startup

  • 5
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Geneva IL

    Rule29 is a creative strategy and design firm based in Geneva, Ill. Their 20-person team provides a wide range of creative services including branding, web design, and print design. Founded in 2000, they specialize in mid-market clients. 

    Clients
    Fellowes
    Make-A-Wish
    Cargill
    American Red Cross
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A multinational publishing firm hired Rule29 for comprehensive brand management: Advertising, outreach, market research, and other aspects of developing and maintaining a brand. They helped the client expand into digital content from print-only publications, and helped implement a direct publisher-based marketing approach. The new strategy expanded market share with every product launch.

    "They're a very talented agency. Their creative work is top-notch. Our relationship with their entire team was really solid. They were adaptive to different sorts of projects, and the project actually gained scope as a result of our ability to work together." – Chief Marketing Officer, Multinational Publisher

  • 6
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lewiston ME

    Founded in 2013, Anchour is a branding, web development, and logo design agency based in Lewiston, ME. A small team of about 20 employees runs the company, and they mainly work with small and mid-market businesses. Their branding offerings include visual identity, brand strategy and messaging, and naming.

    Clients
    Apple
    Ubisoft
    TaskRabbit
    Sappi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Anchour partnered with a dog daycare to build a WordPress website and create a complementary brand strategy and logo and perform SEO maintenance. This step was crucial to helping the owner launch the new business.

    “Anchour's team seemed interested in getting to know me and the story behind my company, compared to other agencies, which treated it as a job. … I wanted my story and mission to be reflected in the brand.” – Founder, Dog Daycare

  • 7
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Gelcomm is a branding and consumer research agency based in Los Angeles, California. The agency specializes in providing strategic design solutions. Founded in 1998, the team currently consists of less than 10 employees.

    Clients
    P&G
    Danone
    The Walt Disney Company
    Mattel Toys
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gelcomm refreshed the identity of a consumer goods company. They produced marketing and sales material such as a style guide and logos. After the rebranding efforts, products were better received by consumers.

    "They delivered on time and then let my team digest their deliverables. My team often didn’t adhere to our timeline, but Gelcomm adjusted the schedule accordingly. We built a strong working relationship over time." –Former VP of Global Marketing, Consumer Goods Brand

  • 8
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    Founded in 2015, niftic agency is headquartered in Washington DC, and has a satellite office in Salt Lake City, Utah. niftic agency's team of around 5 employees focuses on web design, web development, and custom software development.The client appreciated niftic agency's technical expertise and innovative solutions.

    Clients
    The North Face
    Change.org
    Lexus
    BRAC
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 9
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2012, Wildish & Co. is a branding and digital strategy agency that have multiple locations in the UK including Marlborough, Wiltshire, Hackney, and London. Their team of 5 specialize in branding, web design, and print design for primarily small businesses. These clients are typically in the consumer product, hospitality, legal cannabis, and financial services industries. 

    Clients
    Bumble / Badoo
    Jamie Oliver
    Nestlé
    Penhaligon's
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wildish & Co. partnered with a social change platform to design a website for their company. They providing the client with branding, design, development, and launch support for the site. The launch was successful and the client’s objectives were met. 

    “I was impressed by their desire and willingness to deliver a great outcome for their clients! They're super creative while also being very client driven and responsive. They have a great energy and clearly really enjoy their work and their team collaboration.” – Founder, Social Change Platform

  • 10
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Complex Creative (Formerly London Creative Designs) is a digital agency that was founded in 2013. Headquartered in London, their small team of 8 specializes in web development, branding, graphic design, and more. 

    Clients
    Pirelli
    Ministry of Defence
    UNICEF
    Britain's Next Top Model
    Notable Project

    Complex Creative (Formerly London Creative Designs) created a platform for a horse racing blog. The blog was built on WordPress with several pages. Initial users have been impressed by the blog's creativity and functionality.

    "Their communication was excellent throughout."–Journalist, Horse Racing Blog

  • 11
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Miami FL

    neuelane is a Miami-based full-service advertising agency founded in 2017. The team of about five employees serves midmarket and small businesses in the real estate, hospitality and leisure, and retail industries. They offer advertising, social media marketing, and branding services.

    Clients
    Fortune International Group
    The Ritz-Carlton Residences
    Brickell Flatiron
    Jade Signature
    Industries
    Notable Project

    neuelane developed a website for a recording studio. The team also developed a logo and a catchphrase and assisted with the brand messaging. They met deadlines and delivered successfully.

    "I was very satisfied with everything". – Owner, Recording Studio

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  • 12
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2005, Traina is a premier branding agency based in San Diego that is reimagining the way brands are built. By unifying strategy, design, and digital expertise under one roof, their team creates market-leading brands that are driven by data, fueled by design, and built for digital from day one.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Facebook
    10X Genomics
    Brooklyn Brewery
    Notable Project

    Traina conducted branding and web design for an e-learning platform. Along with working on the user interface and experience of the website, the agency did logo design work and made videos. Their work had excellent reviews. Traina constantly met the client's expectations.

    "The biggest gift for our company has been finding this exceptional [Traina Design] team and making them an integral part of everything from the beginning." – Founder, Learning Platform

  • 13
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    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.

    Clients
    Intel
    Amazon
    Cisco
    Quest Diagnostics
    Industries
    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

  • 14
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sausalito CA

    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.

    Clients
    San Jose Sharks
    SFMOMA
    Kelly Services
    Opendoor
    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
     

  • 15
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Hub Strategy and Communication is a creative agency based in San Francisco. Founded in 2002, their team of about 30 employees provides advertising, marketing strategy, and media planning and buying services.

    Clients
    San Francisco 49ers
    Oakland A's
    University of San Francisco
    Blue Shield of California
    Notable Project

    Hub Strategy and Communication worked with this cloud-based camera manufacturer to supply print and digital marketing capabilities, including TV and radio ad production, media buying, and creative development. They encouraged the client to use geographic marketing, which led to a substantial lift in sales.

    "They understood our customer, understood our business, used our product, and built great creative to address that." – VP of Marketing, Cloud-based Camera Manufacturer

  • 16
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Costa Mesa CA

    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

  • 17
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Baton Rouge LA

    ThreeSixtyEight is a full-service digital agency founded in 2011 and based in Baton Rouge, LA. Their small team of 18 employees creates unique digital experiences using its expertise in SEO, web design, branding, and social media.

    Clients
    Rakuten
    AsBuilt
    Louisiana Economic Development
    CenturyLink
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ThreeSixtyEight redesigned a secure website for a government agency after the agency experienced a security breach. They created a more user-friendly website that was SEO-friendly and included a Google Maps feature. Since the redesign, the website has experienced 50% growth in traffic.

    “ThreeSixtyEight exceeded our expectations. They have been great to work with, and anything we have asked them, they have done.” – Communications Director, Government Agency

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Social Driver is a digital agency founded in 2011 with a team of over 10 members. Based in Washington, DC, they offer web design, social media marketing, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in the fields of health care and nonprofit, among others.

    Clients
    Social Driver's client base ranges from purpose-driven corporations and foundations
    to leading nonprofits and associations. Notable clients include: American Academy of Family Physicians
    American Nurses Association
    The Education Trust
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Social Driver designed and launched a website for a nonprofit organization. Social Driver worked closely with the organization throughout the project, constantly guiding them during the process. The website has received positive feedback from the community.

    “They have a very effective in-house approach to project management, which guided us very well through the process of launching the website.” - Former Director of Communications, Nonprofit Organization

  • 19
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    California-based full-service branding and digital communications agency Jacob Tyler works with clients to bring their story to life. Founded in 2000 and now 20+ employees strong, the agency specializes in corporate identity development and positioning, planning and strategy, SEO, social media, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    AT&T
    Novartis
    Discovery Channel
    SONY
    Notable Project

    Jacob Tyler was the second agency a wildlife theme park partnered with for web design, SEO, and ad retargeting. Jacob Tyler delivered backend and frontend design for a new WordPress site that allows the wildlife theme park to manage its content internally, instead of relying on third-party providers.

    “This year, we’ve seen 72% new customers and 38% repeat business. That’s a significant increase in the number of people coming to the park for the first time. Jacob Tyler is doing a fantastic job attracting new people, and have really upped our game.” – Marketing Manager, Wildlife Theme Park

  • 20
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Mateo CA

    3Q Digital is a digital marketing and strategic consulting agency headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. with additional offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Burlington, Vt., Austin, Texas, and Raleigh, N.C. Their staff consists of over 250 experts in SEO, social media marketing, and analytics.

    Clients
    Eventbrite
    SurveyMonkey
    ModCloth
    Square
    Notable Project

    A retail chain hired 3Q Digital to help with its paid search and social media marketing. From this partnership, the chain's conversion rates improved over 30%, and the ROI for search campaigns improved by 40%.

    “I’m most impressed with 3Q Digital's knowledge of all the advanced and best tactics, features, and betas. They’re always much farther ahead, and they’ve actually got experience doing them. A lot of agencies don’t have the experience.” – Digital Marketing Manager, Retail Chain

  • 21
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    Founded in 2003, BLVR is a branding company located in San Diego. The team of 20-plus members specializes in branding, digital strategy, web design and development, and UX/UI design. The agency works with a variety of clients in different industries.

    Clients
    Andis
    Little Beet Restaurants
    DHI Telecom
    Tony Robbins
    Notable Project

    BLVR created a vibrant brand for a nonprofit. Along with brand strategy, the agency helped create several digital products including websites, print materials, and logos. Since the work began, the client has seen more traffic to its website. The client feels that BLVR is very responsive and creative.

    "With BLVR, the work is so good, and it gets better every time. I don't even know how to explain it. They’re current on what’s current, yet while maintaining a timeless, classic brand."- CEO of Nonprofit  

  • 22
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    MiresBall is a creative agency based in San Diego. Since 1985, the team of 20 works with a variety of clients on their branding, packaging and web design, and advertising needs. 

    Clients
    Global Tech
    Shure
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sixteen years ago, MiresBall was hired by a global tech company for a variety of digital tasks. The work included global advertising, updating a website, content creation, and more. The client prides MiresBall on their quality of work and attention to detail.

    "The one thing I really enjoyed about them [MiresBall] was that they were never in a rush when thinking about a project. They were always very logical and analytical, thinking and asking the right questions. It was a great two-way conversation." – Former Marketing Program Manager, Global Tech Company 

  • 23
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Duncan Channon is an advertising and media company with creative expertise in branding, design, print, video, and digital marketing. They also provide business strategy and media planning and buying. Founded in 1990, the San Francisco-based team is made up of nearly 100 employees.

    Clients
    Upwork
    Sephora
    DanoneWave
    Craft Brew Alliance
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A public service corporation hired Duncan Channon to help with a branding project. Duncan Channon revamped the client’s website and point of sales materials and focused their social media strategy.

    “The team has a genuine passion for our brand. The level of engagement has been outstanding. ...They’ve helped shape how we will build our business. It is a true partnership.” – VP of Marketing, Hydration Company

  • 24
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Baltimore MD

    Fastspot is a women-owned creative agency based in Baltimore, Md. Founded in 2001, they have over 25 employees that do web design, web development, and UX/UI services. Its clients are mostly midmarket organizations and in the education sector. 

    Clients
    Kenyon College
    Moore College of Art & Design
    The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
    Sheppard Pratt Health Systems
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fastspot was hired by a computer games company to revamp its website to reflect the attractiveness of the city as well as the company. They did coding, QA, and designed the entire layout. The site earned positive reviews from people within the company and visitors who are new to the team.

    "Their engineering team was easy to communicate with and worked well with ours." – Lead Producer, Computer Games Company

  • 25
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Mabbly is a full-service integrated marketing and advertising agency headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2013, the agency is comprised of fewer than 50 employees and specializes in web design, web development, branding, SEO, digital strategy, and content marketing.

    Clients
    Tolmar
    Lil' Drug Store Products
    Edelman
    Limitless Coffee & Tea
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mabbly developed a modern, user-friendly website for a non-profit organization that captured the essence of its brand. They produced a video for the new site and archived thousands of pages they didn't compromise the client's SEO presence. The organization received significant positive feedback on its new website from users. 

    "Mabbly has a very consultative and entrepreneurial approach. It is looking to truly grow with companies and grow the brand or project it is working on." – Co-Founder, Nonprofit 

  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Lift Interactive is a creative agency that is located in Edmonton, Canada. Founded in 2002, they have over 20 employees who specialize in web design, digital strategy, and branding. Most clients are small and midmarket businesses in the nonprofit, hospitality, and consumer products sectors. 

    Clients
    USAFActs.org
    Tourism Jasper
    Amplifier Giving
    Business in Vancouver
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lift Interactive built a WordPress website for a real estate firm. They provided analytics research and incorporated brand themes in the design. Their professionalism and efficiency impressed the client. 

    "When things weren’t moving fast enough, they took a lead on keeping the pace up. They knew when to give things a push and send a few extra emails. " – Design Representative, Realtor Partnership 

  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Berkeley CA

    True to its name, Citizen Group is an advertising agency with a pro-social, citizen-based approach. Founded in 2006, Citizen Group is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and its small team of 15 employees offers social media marketing, design, and branding.

    Clients
    Agriculture Capital
    Amnesty International
    AT&T
    Bloomberg Philanthropies
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Citizen Group played a significant role in figuring out how to use the sports industry to support sustainability. They worked with a startup sustainability organization to conceptualize the connection between sports and the environment and produced strategic plans and advertising materials, such as videos and slide decks, to push the initiative forward.

    “They’re extremely responsible and very timely. You can always count on them to follow through in a reliable way. They imbue every project with stature, confidence, and intelligence. They’re a top-shelf organization.” – Former Senior Scientist, Sustainability Organization

  • 28
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Encinitas CA

    ParkerWhite Brand Interactive is a branding and digital marketing agency located in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif. Founded in 1997, they have 14 employees specializing in brand strategy, digital marketing, social media, website design, creative strategy, and video content. They work predominantly with clients in the health industry, from fitness centers to health product companies. 

    Clients
    SonoSite
    Finance of America Reverse
    CyMedica
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ParkerWhite Brand Interactive revamped a biotechnology company’s brand image to make it more consistent across all platforms. They also did creative work that supported digital advertising efforts. ParkerWhite Brand Interactive significantly improved the brand image by making it more cohesive across the website and all the ads.

    “I would recommend them to anyone particularly because they were very professional. There were no surprises when working with them and their follow-up was excellent. I would certainly hire them again if the need arises.” – CEO, Biotechnology Company

  • 29
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Atlanta GA

    Vigor is a Philadelphia-based branding and marketing agency that was founded in 2003. The agency's team of 6 specializes in branding, marketing strategy, advertising, and packaging design for clients in the restaurant and beverage industries.

    Clients
    InterContinental Hotels Group
    Marriott International
    Elior North America
    Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A restaurant franchise hired Vigor for a complete brand overhaul that better aligns with current trends. Vigor helped the company with the rebranding, including a plan to create new logos, menu designs, company name, and a fresher look.

    "The greatest thing about Vigor is their passion for what they believe in. We completely rejected their first recommendations, but they kept at it, creating mockups for every aspect of the rebrand. They presented these designs to us, and we ultimately decided they had been right all along." - President, Restaurant Franchise

  • 30
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Loganholme Australia

    Located in Loganholme, Australia, Explanimate is an animation house that started in 2011. They boast a team of under 10 employees who offer video production services in 2D, 3D, and motion graphics.

    Clients
    Exxon Mobil
    Telstra
    Queensland University
    Garmin
    Notable Project

    To improve a food safety firm's online training courses, Explanimate wrote and produced a series of animations that would engage learners while conveying key course concepts. They were in charge of storyboarding, animating, and editing. Their collaboration with the educators and their ability to visually communicate information contributed to a 5-out-of-5 rating for the courses.

    "We have been delighted with the quality of work and their ability to visualize technical concepts in a fun and engaging way." – Communications Manager, Food Safety Firm

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