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List of the Best New York City Creative Design Firms

  • 1
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

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

    Clients
    Microsoft
    A&E
    Nike
    LinkedIn
    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

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  • 2
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New York NY

    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
    Walmart
    ModCloth
    SurveyMonkey
    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

  • 3
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    C42D is a branding agency based in New York. Since 2010, the agency and its team of eight have been specializing in web design, branding, and UX/UI design. 

    Clients
    Youtube
    Adidas
    Google
    Reebok
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Lounge Lizard has 23 years of experience in website design and development, digital marketing, social media, SEO, and mobile app development. Lounge Lizard's team works to drive leads and produces design and branding for clients across industries and around the world since 1998. Lounge Lizard has offices in NYC, Long Island, Nashville, Washington DC, and Los Angeles.

    Clients
    A+E Networks
    HONEYWELL
    CANON
    DISNEY
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A candle company went to Lounge Lizard for a more modern, user-friendly, and sleek website. Lounge Lizard redesigned the site from top to bottom and audited the site for SEO performance. The client says that users love the graphics and functionality.

    “If one of my team members finds they need something, Lounge Lizard addresses it immediately. Their response has been spot on.” – E-Commerce Specialist, Candle Company

  • 5
    $75,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    The O Group is a branding agency headquartered in New York. Founded in 1986, the agency and its team of over 15 are experts in web design, advertising, branding and logo design. 

    Clients
    Salvatore Ferragamo
    American Kennel Club
    Lacoste
    The Ritz-Carlton
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The O Group was hired by a startup beauty company for its branding services. Its work included creating a logo, running social media, packaging a website and producing photos. 

    "I appreciate the personal service. The O Group has the ability to offer big brand agency work despite having a smaller size. They aren’t as costly as larger providers, but the service quality is the same." - Founder & CEO of Beauty Brand

  • 6
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company based in London with offices in Amsterdam, Paris, Munich, and Chennai, India. The company, founded in 1953, has more than 5,800 employees and provides content marketing, branding, email marketing, event marketing & planning, packaging design, social media marketing, and video production services. SGK serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, retail, financial services, and medical industries.

    Clients
    Nike
    Unilever
    Coca-Cola
    P&G
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 7
    $100,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

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

    Clients
    Honda
    Fasken
    KFC
    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."

  • 8
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

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

    Clients
    Citibank
    Universal Music Group
    Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Penguin
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 9
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    NYC based digital design agency, Crafted, works small and midmarket businesses in the business services, real estate, retail, advertising, and arts industries. SInce 2011, the team of 50 have worked providing clients with web design, branding, advertising, SEO, web development, and digital strategy services.

    Clients
    New York Times
    Tishman
    Speyer
    Franklyn Tools & Repair
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An electric tool repair company partnered with Crafted to design and develop a website for their customers. They provided the client with design, development, branding, and SEO services to reach the client’s customers. 

    “The project has improved our business one thousand percent. Being on the internet has changed everything for us. The website they delivered was great.” – Owner, Tool Repair Company

  • 10
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Based in San Francisco, Cutwater is a full-service advertising agency whose name derives from their vision – they help clients find their cutwater, or the clearest manifestation of their company's vision. Founded in 2007, its team of nearly 50 specializes in advertising, SEO, and social media marketing services among other marketing efforts.  

    Clients
    Google
    Brawny
    Peets Coffee and Tea
    Jeep
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cutwater was hired by a healthcare services marketplace for product awareness. Cutwater created a brand platform and a corresponding manifesto which entailed a joint digital and traditional advertising campaign. Cutwater now manages all of the marketplace's TV, radio, digital, and social campaigns across 26 states.

    "Their work was transformational for us in terms of helping to communicate our core value proposition and strategic positioning for the brand...Several providers responded to us and really wanted to know more about what we were doing and how we could work with them. That was a huge success." – CMO, Healthcare Company

  • 11
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Noble Digital is a creative growth agency that was founded in 2012. They have three employs working out of Santa Monica, Calif., where they provide brand strategy and planning, digital campaigning, video production, and UX/UI design. They work with small, midmarket and global companies, primarily in e-commerce, business services, consumer products, and finance.

    Clients
    Biohm Health
    Mutual of Omaha
    Plated
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Noble Digital produced a series of videos for an insurance company. They also created an advertising campaign. Their videos and advertisements increased ad-to-landing page conversions for the client.

    “Several months after the campaign started, Noble reviewed our media data and recommended changes to optimize the efficacy of the campaign. These changes resulted in increased ad-to-landing page conversions.” – Director of Advisor Marketing & Operations, Insurance Company

  • 12
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Gigante Vaz Partners is a branding, advertising, and media agency based in New York City. The agency was founded in 1989 and currently employs a team of 29 staff members. Gigante Vaz Partners provides advertising, branding, media planning & buying, social media marketing, video production, and web design services. Most of their clients are enterprise or mid-size companies.

    Clients
    St. Martin's Press
    Flatiron Books
    Sylvia Day
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large real estate firm with various subsidiaries wanted to develop awareness of the parent company as a whole instead of just the individual subsidiaries. They hired Gigante Vaz Partners to come up with a strategy and execute on it.  Gigante Vaz Partners used a digital marketing campaign, print collateral, conferences and onsite programs, and promotional videos to bolster the client's web presence.

    "We successfully supported our leasing teams and achieved leasing occupancy goals. The increasing leasing activity was the direct reflection of the work Gigante Vaz Partners did. They continue bringing fresh, creative ideas, which is the key to success." –SVP of Marketing, Real Estate Firm

  • 13
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    The Byne Group is a strategic branding and integrated marketing agency located in Suffern, N.Y., with offices in Montclair, N.J. and New York City. The Byne Group specializes in PR, branding, web design, digital strategy, advertising and content marketing services. These services are provided to clients in the education, healthcare & medical, financial services, non-profit, government and business services industries.

    Clients
    Marist College
    Nyack Hospital
    Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York
    Sterling National Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Byne Group worked on the design and content of a brochure for a historical society. The logo was modified and graphics were put together to create the brochure. The brochures now get passed out to visiting tourists. 

    "They're a pleasure to work with: lovely people, and very professional. They were fantastic at deadlines and being responsive to us." – Executive Director, Historical Society

  • 14
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Piro is an entertainment company from New York City. Since it was founded in 2010, the team has grown to 24 employees. Piro provides video production, advertising, content marketing, branding, and print design services. Most of their clients are large and mid-size companies.

    Clients
    Chipotle Mexican Grill
    Estee Lauder
    E*Trade Financial
    Ferrero Rocher
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An engineering company was going through a comprehensive digital overhaul that was changing their brand and culture. Piro created videos for internal use that focused on strategic character and story development, production and copywriting.

    "Piro has a unique perspectives on big companies, brand storytelling, and the fundamentals of how to tell a good story. They have deep expertise with a variety of mediums and partners." – Global Director of Innovation, Engineering Company

  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    ReelSmart Productions is a small video production agency founded in 2013. Their services include video production, advertising, and marketing strategy. The company is in Brooklyn, New York.

    Notable Project

    Shoestring Videos created several videos to explain and promote a business’ products and services. They handled the production process, incorporated crucial information, and structured the videos.

    "Their team was very accommodating and reasonable, we’re looking forward to doing another video with them."

  • 16
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Stamford CT

    Founded in 2012, qubed is an advertising agency based in Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania with a team of 2. They specialize in graphic design, branding, advertising strategy, and packaging design. They work with enterprise and small companies. 

    Clients
    Immotor GO
    Ember
    Block.aero
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Qubed partnered with an environmental agency to provide branding services for an environmental campaign at the Emmys and Golden Globes; they created images, messaging, and executed web development for the client. The project was a hit and impressed celebrities that petitioned to join the cause.

    “Other firms tend to provide services and you get what you get. qubed goes above and beyond, so we don't even realize that they're a third party provider. They feel like an extension of our own company because they're so committed.” –– President, Environmental Company 

  • 17
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Madoff Productions is a New York-based creative agency founded in 1983. With 14 employees, they offer services in video production, advertising, and branding. They primarily serve enterprise businesses in the e-commerce, marketing, and entertainment industries. 

    Clients
    Victoria’s Secret
    Ralph Lauren
    Cover Girl
    Radio City Music Hall
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A music company hired Madoff Productions to create and direct a music video. They managed production from storyboarding to commercial release, adapting to unexpected weather conditions at filming. The client praised the company’s fantastic production experience.

    “Communication with the Madoff team was smooth, effective, and efficient.” – Producer, Music Company
     

  • 18
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Jersey City NJ

    Jungle Communications is a creative digital that has offices in both Jersey City, N.J., and San Francisco and was founded in 2005. Jungle Communications' team of fewer than 5 employees specializes in web design, advertising, and digital strategy.  

    Clients
    Bogdan Orthodontics
    Brooklyn Tabernacle
    RunDry Evaporators
    Buttafuoco & Associates
    Notable Project

    Jungle Communications was tasked with redesigning an environmental equipment organization's web presence. The team at Jungle Communications created an entirely new logo and website for the project. Jungle Communications utilized SEO to generate web traffic and leads, and they developed content and customer case studies to be featured on the site.  

    "They had a vision for what the site could be and really pushed to create content that tells a story." – President, Environmnetal Equipment Company 

  • 19
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Ridgewood NJ

     Founded in 2012, Rapunzel Creative Marketing Agency is a full-service marketing agency that is based in Ridgewood, NJ. They provide branding, web design, and digital strategy to midmarket clients from a variety of industries. 

    Clients
    Legg Mason
    Sony Security
    Children's Aid and Family Services
    Model Electronics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rapunzel Creative Marketing Agency designed a website and brochures for a nonprofit. The work they produced is interactive and engaging, generating positive feedback from users. 

    "The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive." – VP of Development, Nonprofit

  • 20
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chester NY

    AJ Ross Creative Media is a full-service marketing and advertising agency based in Chester, NY. It was founded in 1991 and has a team of 9 that provides branding, web design, PR, advertising, social media marketing, digital strategy and media planning & buying services.

    Clients
    Motion Laboratories
    Active Orthopedics
    Jacoby & Meyers
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A charity organization was pivoting its focus and needed to rebrand. AJ Ross Creative Media achieved this rebrand through website changes, logo design and advertising through brochures. 

    "Overall, it was an effective process...Their [AJ Ross Creative Media's] efforts have greatly improved our visibility within the community and among our peer organizations." — Chief Advancement Officer, Charity Organization

  • 21
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Red Bank NJ
    Spitball Advertising is an advertising company. Established in 2007, the small company is based in Red Bank, New Jersey. Their services include advertising, branding, marketing strategy, social media marketing, and more.
    Notable Project

    Spitball Advertising developed creative and communication strategies leveraging brand insights to support a new product’s launch. They created creative collateral that guided the creation of social media ads.

    "Spitball uses insights to drive a unique and compelling creative approach to communications."

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

    Gallery Design Studio NYC is a B2B creative studio headquartered in New York City. They were founded in 2015, and they have a team of 7 people. Their team does UX/UI design, graphic design, print design, video production, and web design for clients in the financial services, information technology, and health care industries. 
     

    Clients
    Questback
    Townes Telecommunications
    Silicon Harlem
    CIT Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gallery Design Studio NYC created infographics and a logo for a nonprofit consulting firm. The client needed help with designs for a variety of projects, so they hired Gallery Design Studio NYC. No one on the client’s team had design experience, so the company designed infographics about the client’s organization and created a logo for the client’s new podcast. Since working with the company, the client has received positive feedback about the designs. 

    “...we have wonderful feedback about how the site looks with the new designs. We’ve been able to have great reach with the podcast, and that is in part due to the branding Gallery Design Studio NYC created around it.” — Director of Partnerships, Nonprofit Consulting Firm 
     

  • 23
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    9thWonder is a strategic marketing, media, and idea company founded in 2018. With headquarters in Houston and offices across the US, Argentina, and Vietnam, the team of about 140 employees offers media planning and buying, advertising, branding, PR, and market research services. Their enterprise, midmarket, and small business clients are in the IT, consumer products, and healthcare industries, amongst others.

    Clients
    Coleman Natural Foods
    Adam's Camp
    Samsung
    Phillips 66
    Industries
    Notable Project

    9thWonder developed a law firm’s Kentico Software web platform, which they continued to maintain and update following launch. They also helped with blogs and newsletters. The client found that the platform, which replaced an outdated and inaccessible website, was user-friendly and easy to update, and also demonstrated the firm’s unique attributes.

    “9thWonder not only developed our new website but made sure it showcased our uniqueness as a firm.” – Marketing Coordinator, Law Firm

  • 24
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Manifest is an experience design and branded content marketing agency based in New York, with offices in St. Louis, Phoenix, and Washington, DC. The agency, founded in 2015, has more than 200 employees that enable them to provide content marketing through advertising, branding, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Primrose Schools
    Delta
    Hilton
    JW Marriot
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Manifest was hired by a Membership Organization to provide print and digital ad support, which includes helping develop content for a daily newsletter, a print magazine, and blog posts, and composing and printing the magazine. The digital newsletter saw higher open- and click-through rates, with more quality leads wanting to receive it. The print magazine also continues to do well.

     "They do a good job managing the projects. We’ve never had problems with them being unavailable or unresponsive." - Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Membership Organization 

  • 25
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Kworq is a marketing and advertising firm headquartered in New York City. Founded in 2011, Kworq's team of 13 employees specialize in graphic design and social media marketing, and video production. The firm's clients include recognizable major brands in the telecommunications and professional sports space.

    Clients
    Verizon
    Hickey Freeman
    Harry Chapin
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kworq partnered with a sports association to craft an end-to-end entire digital marketing campaign based on a client's creative concept. The firm coordinated campaign production logistics from choosing locations and equipment to filming-related tasks. Kworq seamlessly integrated video, print, and social media into a flawless end product. The campaign they produced has generated tens of thousands of views since release. Kworq exhibited an impressive degree of organization and professionalism throughout the project. 

    "Kword managing the entire project and kept everything running smoothly, taking care to find excellent locations to film and ensuring the production equipment and crew were prepared on set." – Former Chief Digital Officer, Sports Association 

  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Bartley & Dick Brand Communications is a creative agency with a team of under 10 employees. Working out of New York, they provide advertising and branding services with additional event planning skills. They work with a diverse range of businesses from small and mid-market companies to enterprises in the entertainment industry.

    Clients
    AMC Networks
    BBC News
    Timberland
    NYU
    Industries
    Notable Project

    For over a decade, Bartley & Dick Brand Communications served as the lead design partner for a TV network. They handled logo design, print and journal ads, and corporate presentations. The team's delivery-focused attitude helped position the network's brand as being at the forefront of creative assets for industry events. 

    "There’s no project that they can’t do. If they haven’t done something yet, they’ll research the process and find the right vendors to bring on." – Creative Director, TV Network

  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY
    RDA International is a New York, New York-based branding company. The small company was established in 1976. Their team specializes in branding, marketing strategy, advertising, digital strategy, and more.
    Notable Project

    RDA International provided consultation on brand development for a hotel company. They helped the client with concept development, brand creation and programs, marketing strategies, and advertising.

    “They really were a one-stop shop for B2B and B2C branding and marketing needs.”

  • 28
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY
    R\West is a branding agency. The midsize Portland, Oregon-based team specializes in branding, packaging design, video production, web design, and more. The company was launched in 1997.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A credit union partnered with R\West to provide re-branding projects including platform and identity development. 

    "My next institution nearly doubled in size in 3 years I partnered with R\West there."

  • 29
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    CRC Media, LLC is a boutique creative agency founded in 2011. Based in New York, they have a team of around 20 employees. They provide mainly video production services, along with advertising support. 

    Clients
    pontis
    KeyBank
    FedEx
    Nike
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CRC Media, LLC has created 10 videos and commercials for a cybersecurity company. In addition to reviewing the script, they produced animated storyboards and multiple drafts of the final products. Their videos generate thousands of views for the client. 

    "Final product is always more than I ever dreamed." – Head of Product Marketing, Cybersecurity company

  • 30
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY
    SLAPS is a small advertising company. They specialize in advertising, branding, graphic design, logo, and more and were founded in 2018. The company is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SLAPS helped a consumer-focused cannabis company build a brand. After putting together packaging designs, they created a brand strategy, brand materials, colors scheme, and website designs.

    "They understood what we were thinking and were able to translate it to the brand materials."

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