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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

  • 61
    $250,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    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

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  • 62
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Gershoni is a creative agency that builds brands for century-old institutions, Fortune top-10 companies, startups, and nonprofits. They are located in San Francisco, CA and have a team of 15 employees that provides branding, content marketing, and advertising to clients across business, consumer, financial, and food and beverage industries.

    Clients
    Google
    Women’s Media Center
    San Francisco Art Institute
    Industries
    Notable Project

    When a local educational institution needed to rebrand, Gershoni Creative Agency took the lead, creating a rebranding campaign that included a toolkit and guidelines to document brand identity. Gershoni Creative Agency posted on social media, helped with fundraisers, and updated the organization’s website.

    “Gershoni's project management is one of their greatest strengths. … The relationship was very collaborative. Gershoni was able to respect the opinions of the many strong-willed, creative people who had input in the project.” – Content Lead and Product Manager, Educational Institute

  • 63
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Mentus is a digital agency based in San Diego that specializes in web design, SEO, and digital strategy. Since 1981, the agency and its team of 15+ have worked with clients in industries including business services, healthcare, and government services.

    Clients
    Extra Space Storage
    SBA
    Aramark
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mentus completed a full rebranding on a pharmaceuticals firm. Mentus' work included a website redesign, creating branded materials, and designing a logo. Everyone was satisfied and impressed with the work. They have since relaunched, but still, use Mentus when needed. 

    "Mentus always hits deadlines and are always within budget, which is very important. More than that, they seemed to understand what we wanted because they’ve worked with several different industries." – VP Finance & Investor Relations, Pharmaceuticals Firm

  • 64
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Theory SF is a San Francisco-based creative agency. The agency was founded in 2015 and has a team of 2 that provides a variety of services including branding, marketing strategy, web design, advertising, digital strategy, and more.

    Clients
    Cisco
    SF Museum of Modern Art
    EcoTerra
    Net Gear
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A radio station was undergoing a rebranding of their entire network and needed to overhaul various parts of their online presence. Theory SF conducted market research in order to redesign their website as a fitting part of their overall rebranding.

    "They’re highly professional, but also down-to-earth people that feel like part of our team. The team’s industry knowledge is incredible and they’re not afraid to think outside the box." — Program Director, Radio Station

  • 65
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Founded in 2016, Xhilarate uses their design skills for the web, graphics, logos, print, and packaging to create experiential brand experiences for clients. Their small team of fewer than five employees began work in 2016. 

    Clients
    Aon
    University of Pennsylvania
    Viacom
    Comcast
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Xhilarate designed a website for a real estate platform – a project that required both design and HTML coding. First, they created plans and layout sketches. Then, after receiving feedback, they created mock designs before finally developing the website.

    "I appreciated their fresh design skills, their ability to understand business operations, and create useful designs. ... The're very good communicators who enhance the feedback process." – Partner, Real Estate Platform

  • 66
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Farmers Branch TX

    Miller Ad Agency is a Dallas-based marketing agency that was founded in 1984. With over 20 employees on staff, the team specializes in branding, advertising, digital strategy, social media marketing, and video production.

    Clients
    Friendly Chevy
    5Miles
    Fair Lease
    CUTX
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Miller Ad Agency utilized its marketing expertise when it was hired by an automobile leaser. It put together banners and email campaigns, redesigned the leaser's website, and even designed a billboard. The client was pleased with Miller Ad Agency's performance.

    "We’ve been able to maintain a strong relationship that’s helped us grow and be better at what we do, as well as being able to provide feedback to help them be the thing we need, without having any negative connotations coming from feedback." – President, Automobile Leasing Company

  • 67
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

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

    Clients
    Baycrest Hospital
    The Concierge Club
    M. JD LLP
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 68
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Austin TX

    Workhorse Marketing was founded in 2003 and is located in Austin, Texas. Their team of 15 employees provides web design, advertising, and branding services for midmarket, enterprise, and small businesses.

    Clients
    Tilson Homes
    Ship Station
    American Express
    Dr. Pepper
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Workhorse Marketing provides digital marketing services for a thermal technology company. They designed a logo and developed a website. The team continues to create promotional materials. A lot of positive feedback has been received.

    "We’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback from clients on their initial branding." –CEO, Thermal Technology Company

  • 69
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    BayCreative is a full-service marketing agency that excels in various services including content marketing, branding, design, direct marketing, video production, PPC, and email marketing. Founded in 1997, their San Francisco-based team of 16 serves as a "virtual marketing department" for their clients in industries like IT, financial services, and healthcare. 

    Clients
    Box
    Cisco
    Intel
    Motorola
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A professional coach wanted to pivot to a larger audience and had to adjust their brand accordingly. BayCreative redesigned their website and branding efforts, including materials like digital business cards and Google Forms. BayCreative now helps produce promotional content for social campaigns. 

    "My main objective was to gain some traction doing the same thing, but for a different audience. I’ve successfully broken into that audience and booked numerous speaking engagements and gained various clients. Not only that, but it has also gone global which is something that I didn’t really expect. I’m extremely happy with their work." – CEO, Professional Coach Company

  • 70
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Most Likely To is an advertising agency from San Francisco. It was founded in 2017 and now has a team of 6 that works on advertising, branding, digital strategy, media planning & buying, content marketing, and video production for companies of varying sizes.

    Clients
    City of San Francisco
    HBO
    airbnb
    Domino's
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A law firm needed help filling open positions and Most Likely To worked on the brand and online image in order to attract the right candidates. After that project, Most Likely To now conducts out of home advertising campaigns as well as managing their social media presence.

    "They keep us well-informed of all the metrics involved—from click rates to the number of impressions our outdoor advertising has seen. We have been very pleased with their results." — HR Generalist, Law Firm

  • 71
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    The Fantastical is a Boston-based firm that was founded in 2012. The company's team of 13 specializes in branding, social media marketing, advertising, media planning and buying, video production, and content marketing.

    Clients
    Samuel Adams
    Panera Bread
    TripAdvisor
    Auntie Anne's
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Fantastical helped launch a management consulting firm. The Fantastical created branding and marketing materials for the company, including a website, business cards, and logo. 

    "I have gotten good feedback on the website. I know that every prospect and the clients I’m currently working with have spent time on the website, familiarizing themselves with me and the nature of the business we’re doing. So, I’m very happy with how effectively it seems to communicate and position the company." - Principal, Management Consulting Firm

  • 72
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Appetite Creative Solutions is a creative digital marketing agency in London, England – with offices in Madrid and Dubai, too. Established in 2015, Appetite Creative Solutions has a team of 25 employees. They offer logo, web design, games development, and social media marketing services.

    Clients
    Starbucks
    Bacardi
    Coca Cola
    Tetra Pak
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Appetite Creative Solutions developed a marketing campaign for a digital sales company to increase exposure. They created mockups, high-impact ads, and eye-catching marketing games. The clients' were pleased with the innovative designs.

    "They’re hands-on, accommodating, and creative." – Marketing & Advertising Professional, Digital Sales Company

  • 73
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    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

  • 74
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 1996, Conjure is a full-service design agency based in Chicago. Their team of approximately 15 employees mostly services midmarket and enterprise-level clients in a variety of industries. While branding is their main offering, they also provide graphic and collateral design.

    Clients
    Verso
    Blackwood BBQ
    Optimo
    Protein Bar & Kitchen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Conjure branded a newly-established brewing company. After narrowing down a brand identity, they materialized the brand through designs for merchandise and packaging. Their work resulted in the accrual of a social media following very early on in the engagement.

    "We’ve gained quite a few followers on Facebook and Instagram." — President, Brewery Startup

  • 75
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Solihull United Kingdom

    Jask Creative is a full-service creative marketing agency based in Solihull, U.K. The agency, founded in 2002, has a team of more than 25 that provides, among others, branding, SEO, and web design services to various companies and institutions.  

    Clients
    Quilter
    Barker Brettell
    Unity Trust Bank
    The Chartered Insurance Institute
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Jask Creative was hired by a Financial Planning Firm to create its brand, which includes the creation of a logo and a website. The Firm received compliments on the website and the branding among the Firm's clients. 

    "We were working to a very tight schedule up to launch and JASK were able to fulfil all their commitments in time." - Director, Financial Planning Firm

  • 76
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Cohere is a creative agency in Philadelphia that strives to improve cities through design services. Founded in 2006, the team includes 20-25 professionals. It offers branding, web design and development, and advertising services to clients in the real estate, hospitality, and economic development industries.

    Clients
    Marquis & Co.
    University City Science Center
    NextFab
    City of Philadelphia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cohere developed a sleek, mobile responsive WordPress site from scratch for a realtor. Clients love the easily navigable UX and find the platform simple to use. Sophisticated designs showcase properties appealingly, while cleanly copyedited branded content appeals to the target clientele.

    “Cohere thinks about our websites not just as a piece of technology, but as the face of our company. They do a great job of combining business and creative features to really engage our users.” –Asset Manager, Real Estate Agency

  • 77
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Canada
    Pace Creative Group is an advertising company. Their small team is headquartered in , Canada. The firm specializes in advertising, branding, social media marketing, and web design.
    Notable Project

    Pace Creative Group provides development services for a foodservice marketing solution. They help in the creation of the client's app and website.

    "They have an in-depth knowledge of marketing solutions that simply cannot be matched."

  • 78
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Minneapolis MN

    Morsekode is a creative agency founded in 2002. Based in Minneapolis, Morsekode's team of 37 employees has nearly two decades of experience in video production, content creation, advertising, and marketing strategy. The firm primarily works with mid-market and small businesses. 

    Clients
    The Salvation Army
    Great Lakes Higher Education
    Allianz
    Ecolab
    Notable Project

    Morsekode provided rebranding services for a non-profit organization. In order to meet the client's needs, its team conducted a competitive analysis to develop a tailored branding strategy. They coordinated internal workshops, created a manifesto video, and wrote a final strategy for the organization for implementation. Morsekode actively listened to the client to deliver customized, high-quality solutions.

    "The biggest thing for us was how well Morsekode listened to us. The end product we got is quality work. "-Director of Marketing and Communications, Non-Profit Organization 

  • 79
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lakewood CO

    Never Settle is a marketing and advertising agency that has been offering advertising, branding, and marketing strategy services to their small business, enterprise, and mid-market clients in the e-commerce, IT, and non-profit industries since 2012. Their 50 employees are based out of their office in Golden, Colo.

    Clients
    Children's Hospital of Colorado
    University of Colorado
    Sanitas SkinCare
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Never Settle recently worked on an e-commerce site for skincare brand. They produced a live e-commerce site with customized features and after the site went live, the client was impressed with the impact on their business.

    “They really care about the outcome for their customers.We can't say enough good things about Never Settle. They did an amazing job for us. ” - Digital Marketing Manager, Skin Care Brand 

  • 80
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

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

    Clients
    City of Montreal
    City of Terrebonne
    Swimming Canada
    COCQ-Sida
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 81
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    The Miller Group is a digital agency with offices in Los Angeles, McKinney, Texas, and Brooklyn, N.Y. Since 1990, the agency and its team of 10+ have been working with a clients in the such advertising, medical, and business services industry. The team specializes in branding, advertising, and video production.

    Clients
    Goodwill
    Centra Credit Union
    Lotus Pet Food
    Wolf Range Company
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit organization hired the Miller Group to put together a strategic marketing campaign. Their work included producing television ads, composing radio ads, and compiling design products for print media. The nonprofit is a retailer, so as a result of the work, they experienced an increase in sales. The client praises The Miller Group's versatility. 

    "They [The Miller Group] gave us more value than what we paid. Their unique ideas were edgy, but never distasteful." – Former Marketing Manager, Nonprofit

  • 82
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Memphis TN

    Speak Creative, founded in 1999, is an agency that specializes in web design, digital strategy, mobile app development, and video production services. The company is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., with an additional office in Nashville, Tenn. Their team of 39 employees  works with small businesses; they also work with some mid-market and enterprise businesses. They focus work with  non-profit, health care & medical, and education industries.
     

    Clients
    Graceland
    Gathering Place Tulsa
    Omaha Zoo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Speak Creative provided web development and digital marketing services for an animal rescue. The client had recently merged with another organization, and needed a website to represent the new merger. Speak Creative created a new website that is also mobile-friendly, and they were able to combine the organizations’ information to put on the site. They added multiple visual features and an “Adopt a Pet” button. The company and the client continue to work together on the site and on digital marketing initiatives.
     

    “People were impressed with the quality of work and creativity that they injected into the project. We've also seen an increase in traffic and an increase in adoptions since launching the new website.” — Digital Director, Animal Rescue 

  • 83
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    North Wiltshire Canada

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

    Clients
    IMC
    GCACC
    Island Advance
    Slemon Park Corporation
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 84
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Branding Los Angeles is a full-service marketing agency in Los Angeles, CA. They help their mostly small business clients build strong brands social media marketing, web design, digital strategy, and media planning and buying. Their intimate team of about 20 employees got its start in 2008 and now works closely with businesses in the consumer products, healthcare/medical, and manufacturing industries.

    Clients
    Art of Charm
    Belldini
    Beneath the Beautiful
    BiBiGo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A strategic marketing and event management company hired Branding Los Angeles to collaborate with them on client projects that required branding and marketing expertise. These projects included social media, email marketing, advertising, and graphic design. The marketing company appreciated how Branding Los Angeles presented up to five ideas for each project, allowing the client to choose the concept that best suited its needs.

    “They’re willing to be my partner in achieving my goals for my company. They get involved with the clients’ goals and deliver. To me, they’re worth every penny; that’s why I continue to work with them.” – President, Marketing and Event Management Company

  • 85
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Blade Creative Branding is a marketing and advertising company based in Toronto. Founded in 1991, their team of 17 employees provides branding, advertising and digital strategy for their clients across many industries including real estate, finance, and consumer products and services. 

    Clients
    T-fal
    Bell Outdoors
    CHAR Technologies
    Scan Snap
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blade Creative Branding was instrumental in helping a health supplement manufacturer create and launch their branding presence. Working closely with the client after an initial in-person meeting, they were responsible for creating the client's presence for the US market covering everything from web design, produced videos and content marketing with online advertising. The client were pleased with the results and believe Blade Creative Branding exceeded expectations across the board.

    “[...] when I was hired, the owner of Blade flew down from Canada to learn more about me and how we would present Esprita to the world. I was very impressed that he took the time to do that.” – National Director of Sales, Health Supplement Manufacturer.

  • 86
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

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

    Clients
    ABB
    SAIT
    Who to Call
    Quintera;Drilling
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 88
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Santa Rosa CA

    The Engine is Red is a full-service digital agency with locations in Santa Rosa, Calif., and Minneapolis. The agency was founded in 2008 and has around 20 employees who specialize in marketing strategy, branding, web design and development, and mobile app development, among other services. It serves clients in the health care, nonprofit, retail, education, energy, and financial industries.

    Clients
    Medtronic
    Guide Dogs for the Blind
    Swinerton Builders
    United Way
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A midsized California vineyard hired The Engine is Red to help with its digital strategy when it participated in a Google pilot advertising platform. The Engine is Red helped the client learn how to use the platform successfully and also developed its digital assets and monitored its website performance and metrics.

    "The whole process has been so collaborative and open that their team feels like an extension of our own. With the bigger picture in mind, I appreciate their attention to future opportunities for our business to succeed." - Digital Marketing Manager, California Vineyard

  • 89
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Moore OK

    Freestyle Creative is a marketing and advertising company located in Moore, Okla. Founded in 2007, they have roughly 10 teammates who also provide digital marketing, PR, web design, media placement, video production, and branding services. They tailor services to small businesses and midmarket firms in education as well as the real estate and healthcare industries.

    Clients
    Oklahoma City Convention Center
    The Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education Project
    Chickasaw Nation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Freestyle Creative provided branding and UX/UI design services to support the development of an expansive, modern, and user-friendly website for a software development company. The designs generated enthusiasm amongst internal stakeholders.

    “Their team is very close and all work together.” — Sales and Marketing Director, Software Development Company

  • 90
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Giants & Gentlemen is a strategy and creative advertising shop based in Toronto. Founded in 2012, the team of 24 specializes in advertising, digital strategy, and marketing strategy. They work primarily with midmarkets and small businesses, specializing in advertising and marketing, hospitality and leisure, and business services.  

    Clients
    Royal Bank of Canada
    Days Inn
    Park N’ Fly
    Fisherman’s Friend
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Giants & Gentlemen provided branding services for a conveinience store chain. They provided branding, marketing, and creative strategy for multiple campaigns. They took these campaigns to various social media including Snapchat and Instagram. The client was impressed with the results of the project.

    “We outpaced benchmarks with our Snapchat campaign. We also saw a lift in sales during that campaign of about 11% that was specifically attributed to that. We’ve seen an increase of over 40% in sales.” – Marketing Manager, Conveinience Store Chain

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