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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
    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

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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
    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

  • 3
    $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 Television
    AERCO
    Agility Blue
    Agility Logistics
    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

  • 4
    $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
    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."

  • 5
    $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
    Amazon
    Air France
    American Express
    AstraZeneca
    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

  • 6
    $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
    Booking Holdings
    Citigroup
    EY
    Home Matters
    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

  • 7
    $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
    Revolt TV
    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

  • 8
    $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
    Twitter
    Axos Bank
    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

  • 9
    $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
    Mutual of Omaha
    New Balance
    Plated
    Biohm Probiotics
    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

  • 10
    $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
    EFI
    Mack-Cali
    St. Martin's Press
    Flatiron Books
    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

  • 11
    $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
    Amazon
    ASCAP
    AllianceBernstein
    Barnes and Noble
    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

  • 12
    $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."

  • 13
    $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
    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

  • 14
    $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
    Ralph Lauren
    Victoria's Secret
    Revlon
    Cover Girl
    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
     

  • 15
    $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
    Buttafuoco & Associates
    Bogdan Orthodontics
    Diamond Hut
    Fellowship Home Loans
    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 

  • 16
    $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

  • 17
    $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
    BBC America
    Timberland
    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

  • 18
    $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 

  • 19
    $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
    Hickey Freeman
    Samuelsohn
    NARS
    NBA Players Association
    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 

  • 20
    $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.”

  • 21
    $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."

  • 22
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Founded in 1980, Zagoren Collective is a branding and marketing company based in New York. Their small team of 10 specializes in branding, graphic design, web design, and more for mainly midmarket clients in the advertising & marketing industry. 

    Clients
    Eli Wilner & Company
    TPT Global Tech
    Saw Creek Estates
    JBL
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An antique framing company hired Zagoren Collective to promote their company through digital marketing and advertising tactics. The team designed marketing collateral, put together a website, ran multiple marketing campaigns, and assisted with the client's main services. They exceed expectations, driving the business to success.

    "It's the easiest working relationship I've had." – Founder, Antique Framing Company

  • 23
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Branding firm Black Studio Agency was launched in 2019. The company specializes in branding, video production, advertising, and ux/ui design and has a small team.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A mobile game development company hired Black Studio Agency for video production services. The team created a 60-second 3D animated video to increase the client's brand awareness.

    "They were fast in solving problems ad creating assets."

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    PRECISION STRATEGIES is a branding company. They specialize in branding, logo, media planning & buying, public relations, and more and were founded in 2013. Their small team is headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia and New York, New York.

    Notable Project

    PRECISION STRATEGIES implemented a national nonprofit’s digital outreach strategy. The team was involved in strategic planning and executed the campaign via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google Ads.

    “They were conscientious and responsive, delivering data with beautiful presentations edited based on our needs."

  • 25
    $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
    Earnix
    Even Financial
    Oden Technologies
    Augury
    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 
     

  • 26
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Relation Agency is an advertising company. Founded in 2020, the team offers advertising, marketing strategy, digital strategy, content marketing, and more. Their small agency is Brooklyn, New York-based.

    Clients
    Obama
    Nike
    Late Night
    Kathryn Garcia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Relation Agency provided marketing and advertising campaigns for a content studio. They were in charge of pre-testing, production, and analyses for the results.

    "They went the extra mile to engage our audience in new ways."

  • 27
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Founded in 2000, Greater Than One is a digital communications company headquartered in New York and has offices in San Francisco, Madrid, and Milan. Their team of over 100 provides an assortment of services including web design, digital strategy, and digital marketing services primarily for the healthcare and medical industry.

    Clients
    Roche/Genentech
    GlaxoSmithKline
    Hess
    Novartis
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A medical device company with a first-mover advantage hired Greater Than One for brand awareness and outreach to their target clientele. Greater Than One developed websites, performed SEO services, online advertising, and managed CRM applications for the device company. The client was particularly pleased with the personalized attention they were given and the relationships they built. 

    "They’re very diligent, they’re very attentive, and they really know the digital world. They keep up with the latest developments. They issue points of view on new technologies that are coming, which is very helpful if you’re a client to talk through what those are." – Senior Director of Digital Strategy, Medical Device Company

  • 28
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Encite Branding + Marketing + Creative is a digital marketing agency, founded in 2005 and located in Denver Colo. They comprise seven employees who provide SMM, media planning, branding and advertising, creative content, digital strategy, PR, event marketing, and video production. They work with small and mid-size companies, usually in retail, manufacturing, and consumer products.

    Clients
    Sonsio
    Help On Demand
    Advanced Vision Technologies
    Advanced Vision Technologies
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Encite Branding + Marketing + Creative developed a website for the foundation of a sustainable seafood company. The team also created a logo and branding for the foundation. Their branding efforts and new website have created a cohesive brand identity for the client.

    “Encite helped me encompass the whole organization into a cohesive brand that is going to bring us success moving forward. Encite truly understands that it’s about the customer’s success and not theirs.” – Executive Chairman, Seafood Company

  • 29
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Creative House is a marketing agency based in New York City. Founded in 2009, their team of less than 50 focuses on marketing strategy, social media marketing, and more.

    Clients
    Bose
    T-mobile
    GE
    Guess
    Notable Project

    Creative House was hired by a marketing association to create their website. They developed the website, optimized it, assisted with branding, helped with event promotion, and more.

    "We organized our data and determined we’ve had a 35x ROI on their work. We’ve also had 280 new members. Organic traffic increased by 650%. They’ve done excellent work." — Community Manager, Marketing Association

  • 30
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Makovsky is a communications firm that was founded in 1979. They are headquartered in New York and have an additional office in Washington, DC. They have about 236 employees that do advertising, branding, and digital strategy. Most clients are in the financial services industry. 

    Clients
    Mak Awards (2017)
    Industries
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