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To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top creative agencies in Washington DC. 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 Washington DC Creative Design Firms

  • 1
    $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
    Elizabeth Dole Foundation
    Goodwill Industries International
    Honda North America
    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

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    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

  • 3
    $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
    International Rescue Committee
    Lexus
    Subaru
    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

  • 4
    $250,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    Sensis is an integrated cross-cultural marketing agency with offices in Los Angeles Washington, D.C., Austin, and Atlanta. Founded in 1998, the team of 90+ offers advertising, research, digital experience, PR, social media, and branding. They develop research-based campaigns that drive measurable ROI their clients.

    Clients
    City of Los Angeles
    Boston College
    US Department of Commerce
    Auto Club Speedway
    Industries
    Notable Project

    One of Sensis’ clients is an energy company that wanted to connect with its community with a bilingual PR campaign. Sensis organized community events, worked with local media, and designed and produced all the advertising material.

    “In many ways, I feel that we're their only client. I know that's kind of a cliché – the way that they have been able to sometimes just drop everything else, get what we needed done, and bring in any additional partners, if necessary. They've really done an outstanding job.” – Communications Manager, Energy Company

  • 5
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Fairfax VA

    Foster Web Marketing is a web marketing company located in Fairfax, Va. Founded in 1998, Foster Web Marketing has around 40 employees who specialize in web design, SEO, and CRM consulting and SI, particularly for legal firms.The client appreciated Foster Web Marketing's ability to enrich their team's knowledge of best practices in web marketing through webinars and collaboration.

    Clients
    Molly B. Kenny
    Keller & Keller
    Cardoza Law Corporation
    Cuddigan Law
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Foster Web Marketing worked with a law firm to revitalize its website. Foster Web Marketing provided web design and development, including improved mobile responsiveness. Once the website was complete, Foster Web Marketing stayed on to provide 20 hours of support every month.  

    "We’ve had great success with the site; it’s increased over 19% in organic traffic since October 2016." – Director of Marketing, Legal Firm 

  • 6
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    Located in Washington, DC, Brand+Aid is a branding agency that specializes in advertising, branding, print design, and content marketing. Since 1999, the team of about 10 has been working with different clients in various industries including education, non-profits, and government services. 

    Clients
    American University
    Gannett
    HCA Healthcare
    National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A global PR firm went to Brand+Aid for its branding needs. Along with a complete branding campaign with design concepts, Brand+Aid helped the firm with brainstorming and write-ups. As a result of their work, the PR firm is receiving new business. The client prides Brand+Aid on their work ethic. 

    "Understanding perfectly well the needs of our audience, they [Brand+Aid] design with the audience in mind." – Production Director, Global PR Firm

  • 7
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    Located in Washington, D.C., Design In DC is a web design company that was founded in 2016. With a team of fewer than 10 employees, they serve small and midmarket businesses in the e-commerce industry. Their services primarily include web design, as well as web development and SEO.

    Clients
    Easy Grade
    Wingo's
    Foty Fusion
    Berkeley Dental
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Design In DC redesigned a website for an IT consulting firm, providing technical resources and templates. They also rebranded a logo. The team surpassed expectations and delivered an all-encompassing design.

    “The vendor was very flexible and the services they provided from reviewing content to providing a photographer for pictures were all impeccable.” – CEO, IT Consulting Firm

  • 8
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Online Optimism is a digital marketing agency from New Orleans. It was founded in 2012 and now has a team of 12 that provides a wide variety of services including web design, SEO, PPC, social media marketing, digital strategy, email marketing and more.

    Clients
    Xavier University of Louisiana
    One Main
    St. Thomas Community Health Center
    Superior Seafood
    Notable Project

    A car dealership had unsatisfactory experiences with other digital marketing agencies and wanted to try a new approach. Online Optimism created a comprehensive digital marketing strategy that included SEM search, display, and mobile advertising as well as video content.

     

  • 9
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    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 

  • 10
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    DFFRNTWRLD® is a lifestyle brand creative agency based in Washington D.C. with more than two employees. Since their founding in 2008, they have offered advertising, branding, and marketing strategy solutions for clients in the fields of advertising and arts.

    Clients
    CAVALHEIRO
    Nipsey Hussle
    Atlantic Records
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DFFRNTWRLD® kickstarted a men’s grooming brand. DFFRNTWRLD® provided web and branding solutions to develop a product. The brand was impressed by DFFRNTWRLD®’s level of work.

    “I like everything that they did.” - Founder, Men's Grooming Brand

  • 11
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Reston VA

    BlueTreeDigital is a full service marketing agency located in Reston, Va. Founded in 2012, BlueTreeDigital's small team of under 5 employees specializes in SEO, web design, and digital strategy.The client appreciated BlueTreeDigital's focus on testing the new website and ability to resolve bugs.

    Clients
    CHEMetrics
    Suntiva
    Hopewell House for Independent Living
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BlueTreeDigital worked with a management consulting company seeking to garner more online traffic and strengthen its online presence. BlueTreeDigital designed and developed the client's new website, including branding assistance.

    "There was one primary developer who was phenomenal in terms of response and developing appropriate technical approaches or resolving any kind of problems that we encountered." – Senior Executive Consultant, Management Consulting Company 

  • 12
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Jives Media is a marketing agency based in San Francisco. Since 2012, they have offered their services in advertising, email marketing, and SEO solutions for small and medium-sized businesses alike. The team of 10 includes web designers, growth hackers, and brand strategists.

    Clients
    Oracle
    Poshmark
    Thumbtack
    Ives Law Firm
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Jives Media initially redesigned a website and then implemented an omnichannel digital marketing strategy for a law firm. They optimized a Google My Business profile, executed PPC campaigns, and managed SEO initiatives to secure more clients. Jives Media's digital marketing campaigns increased qualified leads by 250% and grew website traffic by 84% to generate more than 2,000 monthly views. 

    "This growth has allowed our law firm to scale and further invest in marketing ads." – Head Paralegal, Law Firm

  • 13
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    Strategies 360 is a public relations and strategic positioning firm headquartered in Seattle, Wash. The firm has 12 satellite offices scattered along the West Coast, as well as one in Washington, D.C. Strategies 360 was founded in 2004 and has around 100 employees. In addition to PR, Strategies 360 offers many other services, including web design, UX/UI design, search engine optimization, and more. The majority of its clients are in government and business services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software development firm hired Strategies 360 to provide high-quality development resources. Strategies 360 worked quickly to supply backend development, touchscreen capabilities, WordPress support, and other web development help. 

    “They’re excellent, well-organized, and very responsive to changes and incoming requests. They hit all their deadlines and we have no complaints about the work they produced. ” - CEO, Software Development Firm

  • 14
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    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
  • 15
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Fifth Tribe is a digital agency based in Arlington, Va. Since 2012, their team of just over 10 has specialized in web development, advertising, branding, and much more for mainly mid-sized businesses.

    Clients
    Kaiser Permanente
    Peace Corps
    INOVA
    US Air Force
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fifth Tribe provided web development services for a nonprofit. The team designed a website that encourages people to apply for relief efforts through a user-friendly and accessible interface. The client was very pleased with the outcomes of the engagement.

    "They were fantastic at communicating about the project. They let us know how excited they were at every step and adapted their work to fit our needs. They were great in meeting our budget and understanding our financial limit." — Program Analyst, Non-Profit

  • 16
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Columbia MD

    ADG Creative is a full-service creative agency in Columbia, Md., that was founded in 1991. The agency has nearly 80 employees and offers a wide range of services, including web design, marketing strategy, branding, video production, and advertising. ADG Creative usually works with enterprises but also has midmarket and small business clients in a variety of industries.

    Clients
    : PayPal
    NFL
    U.S Department of Homeland Security
    Villanova University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A Pennsylvania brewery hired ADG Creative to help strengthen its brand loyalty and reach. ADG created labels using successful design strategies of other craft breweries. This helped the brewery extend its reach and appeal to potential customers.

     

  • 17
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bethesda MD
    RP3 Agency, a marketing strategy company, was established in 2009. The firm offers marketing strategy, advertising, branding, market research, and more and has a small team. The firm is based in Bethesda, Maryland.
    Industries
  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vienna VA
    Established in 1964, White64 is an advertising company. Located in Vienna, Virginia, their small team focuses on advertising, marketing strategy, public relations, and video production.
    Industries
  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Arlington VA
    Havit Advertising is an advertising company. The small Arlington, Virginia-based firm was launched in 2004. Their services include advertising, branding, marketing strategy, media planning & buying, and more.
    Industries
  • 20
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Herndon VA

    Tier10 is an advertising agency based in Herndon, Va. with offices in Miami, Portland and New York. Founded in 2008, Tier10's team of 28  provides marketing strategy, PR, advertising, and video production services to small, midmarket, and enterprise businesses alike. 

    Clients
    Honda
    Aston Martin Racing
    Shakira
    Acura
    Industries
  • 21
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bethesda MD
    Advertising company August Lang & Husak was established in 1992. In Bethesda, Maryland, their small team focuses on advertising, marketing strategy, public relations, and video production.
    Industries
  • 22
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC
    Qorvis Communications is a public relations company. They are in Washington, District of Columbia and have a midsize team that offers public relations, advertising, branding, social media marketing, and more. The firm was established in 2000.
  • 23
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Annapolis MD
    Herrmann, an advertising company, is located in Annapolis, Maryland. They offer advertising, branding, print design, video production, and more and were established in 1979.
  • 24
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Bethesda MD
    Streetsense is a Bethesda, Maryland-based advertising company. The midsize team offers advertising, branding, digital strategy, social media marketing, and more. The company was launched in 2002.
  • 25
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Reston VA
    WebbMason Marketing is an advertising company. They are based in Reston, Virginia and Atlanta, Georgia and have a midsize team. Their services include advertising, digital strategy, marketing strategy, print design, and more.
    Industries
  • 26
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC
    Subject Matter, a midsize branding company, is based in Washington, District of Columbia. They provide branding, media planning & buying, public relations, video production, and more and were launched in 1998.
    Industries
  • 27
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC
    PRR is a web design agency launched in 1981. Their midsize team is based in Seattle, Washington and Washington, District of Columbia. Their services include web design, advertising, branding, content marketing, and more.
    Industries
  • 28
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC
    Leighton Broadcasting is a midsize human resources company. The Washington, District of Columbia-based agency was launched in 1963. Their team specializes in HR services, advertising, video production, branding, and more.
  • 29
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Founded in 2001, Brink Media is a digital creative agency based in Washington, DC, with an additional office Tucson, Ariz. Brink's twenty-five employees create interactive digital content and platforms, leveraging a team with diverse specialties from creative strategy to full-stack development. Their other services include developing sophisticated web and mobile applications, and generating high-quality content, like copy and video production. Though they mostly work with small business, they have experience with both mid-market and large enterprises as well. The majority of their work is concentrated in the Consumer Products, Arts, and Business Services industries. 

    Clients
    OSIRIS-REx
    Families USA
    Omidyar Network
    National Guard
    Industries
    Notable Project

    One of Brink Media's longstanding clients is a global payment platform with web and mobile applications. Over ten years ago, at the start of their relationship, Brink Media developed payment applications for the Facebook and MySpace APIs, adding a personal touch to an established corporate brand. This was one of the earliest integrations of now-ubiquitous social features, demonstrating Brink's cutting-edge capabilities and forward-thinking approach. Brink also created an e-commerce widget that enabled checkout with the platform and was integrated with social media pages. The client has grown considerably since working with Brink and is now a dominant global presence.

     

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    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Washington DC
    Advertising company Allied Integrated Marketing is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Los Angeles, California; New York, New York and Washington, District of Columbia. The midsize team specializes in advertising, branding, digital strategy, social media marketing, and more and was founded in 1986.
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