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List of the Best San Diego Design Companies

  • 1
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Deal Design is a branding agency based in Carlsbad, California. Founded in 1999, Deal Design's team of fewer than 10 employees provides packaging design, logo, web design, and branding services.

    Clients
    Telewise Media Group
    Stylemined
    Amanda Marmer
    Massi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Deal Design created U.S. market branding strategies for a car air freshener company. They supplied creative branding ideas, packaging, and logo design expertise that the client rated as high quality.

    "They are easy to work with and flexible." – CEO, Car Air Freshener Business

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  • 2
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Diego CA

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

    Clients
    Eventbrite
    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
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Located in San Diego, Coe Design is a branding and design firm. Their team of fewer than 10 also offers advertising, product design, and packaging design services.

    Clients
    Orthofix
    Chosen Foods
    Port of San Diego
    Titleist
    Notable Project

    Coe Design provided a food product startup with branding services. The team created a logo, name, visual schemes, and other collateral. Both the startup and their customers were pleased with the team’s results. 

    “I am 100% satisfied. There's no way the outcome could have been better, so there wasn't anything [Coe Design] should have done differently.” — President, Food Product Startup

  • 4
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2005, Traina is a branding agency located in San Diego. The team of 18 specializes in brand strategy, digital design, and marketing for brands across all industries.

    Clients
    Facebook
    PR Bar
    UCSD
    Microsoft
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 5
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    The California-based firm specializes in web design and development, social media, and content marketing. Bop Design is a small team of around 25, and they work with companies that are passionate about growing their brand.

    Clients
    MediKeeper
    ESSA
    First Class Packaging
    S&S Bakery
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bop Design rebranded three websites for a consulting firm in Encino, CA. The client wanted its websites to be more user-friendly. Bop Design also redesigned the client’s content management system (CMS) and gave advice on SEO. As a result of this work, the client’s website traffic increased by 30%.

    “We’ve had many quirky, special needs for our site, and Bop Design has found solutions for all of them. They have a thorough knowledge of other vendors and solutions, including choosing web hosting services.” – Marketing Manager, Consulting Firm

  • 7
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

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

    Clients
    Best Western
    Shure
    AirFuel
    Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 8
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Power Digital is a digital marketing agency based in San Diego with an office in New York. The agency, founded in 2012, has more than 300 employees and provides content marketing, email marketing, PPC, SEO, social media marketing, web design, and PR services. Power Digital serves mid-market and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, advertising & marketing, business services, and retail industries. 

    Clients
    P&G
    Dropbox
    Beyond Meat
    Daily Harvest
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An investment management firm hired Power Digital to help them gain an understanding of their customer demand potential and have an analysis of the dynamics of their competition. To achieve these goals, Power Digital did a full audit of paid search, social media, landing pages, SEO, analytics, and PR. They completed the project and provided the firm with the outcome of the audit which was exactly what they needed to move forward.

    "Overall, the team is very well and appropriately staffed and have a consistent project management and communication structure." - CEO, Investment Management Firm

  • 9
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Oui Will is a full-service creative agency with locations in San Diego and Paris. The agency was founded in 2013 and has 5 employees who help clients with their digital strategy, web design, branding, web development, UX/UI design, and advertising.

    Clients
    Audi
    Grey Goose
    Luxury Hospitality Group
    Amaio Swim
    Notable Project

    A landscape architecture firm hired Oui Will to redo its outdated website to appropriately reflect the company's values. Oui Will also helped Oui Will with branding in addition to rebuilding its website.

    "I think it’s going to be something we’re proud of and really happy we did. I think we’re definitely satisfied with the whole thing. We’re getting everything we wanted out of this project. We’re very pleased with it." - Principal Architect, Landscape Architecture Firm

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

    Cozy Design, Inc. is a digital design agency based in San Diego. The agency, founded in 2011, has a team of less than ten that provides web design, UX/UI design, content marketing, branding, and SEO services to small and midmarket companies.

    Clients
    SunTrust (LightStream)
    iQuoteXpress
    Scripps Affiliated Medical Groups
    National Funding
    Notable Project

    A marketing company hired Cozy Design, Inc. to help with the development of a brand logo and color palette for their client. Cozy Design, Inc. provided the company with several options which the company narrowed down to show their client. The client was happy with the output of the company as provided by Cozy Design, Inc.

    "We were impressed with the level of detail they provided and their thoughtful design process." - Co-Founder, Marketing Company

  • 11
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Visceral is a digital agency founded in 2006 with offices in San Diego and Berkeley, CA. The agency's team of 11 specializes in web design and development, UX/UI design, and digital strategy. 

    Clients
    The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
    Schmidt Ocean Institute
    Metta Fund
    Save the Children
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Visceral provided a public relations firm with design and development guidance. The agency did a complete overhaul on the firm's website, along with employee training and newsletter design updates. Their work improved functionality and appearance. The client thought the team at Visceral was trustworthy and easy to work with. 

    "Visceral is my preferred partner for all website and graphic design projects for my clients, so selecting them to relaunch my website was a no-brainer."- Principal, Public Relations Firm

  • 12
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Based in San Diego, Calif., PINT, Inc. is a full-service development firm. Founded in 1994,  they have about 45 employees that specialize in web development, web design, custom software development, and UX/UI design. The firm mainly works with clients in the healthcare field.  

    Clients
    CooperVision
    Verizon
    Qualcomm
    Central Garden & Pet
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PINT was hired by a healthcare company to develop and redesign their website. The client was very happy with PINT and was particularly appreciative of the dedication displayed by their project manager. 

    "A huge improvement in our work with PINT has been the hiring of our project owner. He is very responsive, helpful in providing clear communication and making sure that our expectations are met." – Senior Manager Digital Marketing, Healthcare Company

  • 13
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    TinyFrog Technologies is a full-service web agency based in San Diego that specializes in WordPress web design & development and e-commerce development. Founded in 2003, TinyFrog boasts a team of 20+ web designers, web developers, marketing experts, and client support specialists.

    Clients
    Lee & Associates
    Cox Communications
    Scripps Health
    UCSD
    Notable Project

    Tiny Frog handled all website needs for a large real estate company. They created microsites for each of the client's individual offices, and now handle the company's blog, intranet, and individual agent sites. The client has been extremely impressed by how they took on the full scope of technical work. 

    “We’ve had 100 percent satisfaction and that’s not easy with a firm that is 35 years old and that has grown from a single office in California to a nationwide organization. ” – COO, Real Estate Company

  • 14
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Lemon Grove CA

    RevLocal, a digital strategy company, is headquartered in Granville, Ohio; Moorpark, California; Simpsonville, South Carolina and Austin, Texas. The midsize firm was established in 2010. Their team specializes in digital strategy, pay per click, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    RevLocal provided web optimization services for a custom PC company. The team continues to monitor the client's website and its growing local search marketing, brand awareness, and client base.

    "Honestly, we appreciate how open and professional they are."

  • 15
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

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

    Clients
    AT&T
    Black&Decker
    Discovery Channel
    ESPN
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 16
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    LESS+MORE is a San Diego-based branding agency that was founded in 2006. LESS+MORE has a team of 10 who specializes in branding and offers other services such as marketing strategy, advertising, and logo and packaging design. 

    Clients
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Bay City Brewing Company
    DocuWare
    The San Diego Tourism Authority
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A new restaurant hired LESS+MORE to create its brand. LESS+MORE helped the restaurant develop its menu concept and design, web pages, logo, business cards, newsletters, and overall brand and message.

    "They've been amazing, and we're very happy with the results. We'll continue to work with them on any projects moving forward and would recommend them to anyone opening up a restaurant." - Co-Owner, Restaurant 

  • 17
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    BEXBRANDS is a branding agency located in San Diego, Calif. and founded in 2010. The agency has about 10 employees. BEXBRANDS specializes in branding and packaging design, but also offers print design.

    Clients
    Kopari Beauty
    Suja Juice
    Millie's Gelato
    Once Upon A Farm
    Notable Project

    BEXBRANDS partnered with a vegetarian food products company to make a rebranding campaign. The agency conducted market research and designed a new website and logo. The client was impressed by the rebranding campaign.

    "Since the brand refresh, the reactions to our packaging have been overwhelmingly positive. The new designs feel more natural and appeal more effectively to younger demographics."-VP of Marketing, Vegetarian Food Company 

  • 18
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    At Bulldog Drummond, the team of 20+ employees strives to use innovative design, branding, and marketing to solve business challenges. Based in San Diego, CA since 1997, they offer a mix of branding, digital strategy, marketing research, and print and logo design.

    Clients
    Adidas
    Eddie Bauer
    HR Block
    Mattel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bulldog Drummond led a full rebrand for a large television network to increase ratings, eliminate stereotypes about country music, and attract advertisers. The branding project was both internally and externally focused to ensure employees were positive brand advocates.

    "Bulldog Drummond created a good package for our sales team to take to advertisers. We were able to say, “We are in 92 million homes, and they are not all trailer parks. This is the authenticity and spirit of our audience. What brand does not want to be associated with that?” – Former Senior VP of Marketing & Branding, Television Channel

  • 19
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Seamgen is a San Diego, Calif.-based development firm established in 2008. It has a team of about 50 that does mobile app development, web development, UI/UX design, and custom software development. 

    Clients
    Cigna
    Coca-Cola
    Samsung
    Capital One
    Notable Project

    A social media startup developed an alpha-stage app, but it needed a lot of improvements. Seamgen redeveloped the startup's iOS app, improving the backend and streamlining the UI and UX.

    "We already had an application in the app store when Seamgen reached out to us, proposing to make it better. Their framework for doing so was approaching it from a UX perspective, refining and improving the app through an in-house specialist, something I had never tried before. This approach really made our app better." - Founder, Social Media Startup

  • 20
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    BiTE Interactive, founded in 2011, is a mobile app development company in Los Angeles that focuses client work on productivity, field operations, financial, health, and wellness applications. The team of 50 specialize in mobile app development, product design, and IoT development.

    Clients
    Prudential
    Infiniti
    NASA
    H&R Block
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BiTE Interactive partnered with a technology company to develop the clinical research associate application to streamline costs and reduce overhead to be more efficient throughout the client’s generation process.

    “The time and attention they spent to understand our underlying needs were outstanding. It’s easy to get prescriptive and say “based on my experiences…” but they set aside their preconceived notions understood our process through documentation, stakeholder interviews, and collaborative reviews. This due diligence prevented us from jumping to the end results.” – Executive Director, Product Team, Mobile Tech Platform

  • 21
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    BASIC is a brand design agency founded in 2010 and based in San Diego, Calif. BASIC's team of about 300 has experience working with clients of all sizes, but most are midmarket. The firm specializes in branding, but also offers web design, video production, UX/UI design, and advertising services.

    Clients
    History Channel
    Hyundai
    Sony/Playstation
    Nike
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BASIC partnered with a video game developer to work on designs and branding. BASIC provided in-game designs, box art designs, and title sequence designs, as well as marketing services. The client was impressed by how organized and professional BASIC was. 

    "They always make you feel like they understand the urgency of whatever it is that we need or are asking for. They understand it, they respect it, and they want to act on that. " - Creative Departent Manager, Video Game Developer

  • 22
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2010, Caava Design is a marketing and advertising agency that offers branding, packaging design, and graphic design services to their small business and mid-market clients in the marketing and advertising industry. Their 10 employees are based out of San Diego, Calif.

    Clients
    Union Cowork
    Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Co.
    Host & Porter
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Caava Design recently worked on branding for an entertainment company. They implemented a campaign which featured new icons and typography for that client.

    “All of our potential partners and investors love the branding. Internally, we’re incredibly pleased with the cost value benefit of the service. ” — CEO, Entertainment Company

     

  • 23
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Lien Design is a creative agency in San Diego that was founded in 1998. It currently has 3 employees and offers services such as packaging design, branding, print and logo design, market strategy and research, and advertising.

    Clients
    Gatorade
    Pepsi
    Huggies
    Sony
    Notable Project

    A beverage manufacturer had packaging issues and hired Lien Design for a rebrand. Lien Design redid the client's packaging and helped touch up the website and create new materials such as brochures and business cards.

    "It's really personal. Tom [Lien, owner] knows the brand inside and out, and I let him experience it. Essentially, he lives it like I do—our success is his success and vice versa. It really feels like he's part of our company." - CEO, Beverage Manufacturer

  • 24
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Noble Intent Studio is a web design agency based in San Diego. In addition to web design, their team of 2 has been working on web development, branding, and logo design since they were founded in 2011. 

    Clients
    Urban Kitchen Group
    Sparks Gallery
    Intuit
    AAA
    Notable Project

    A photographer found that his website wasn't living up to his expectations. Noble Intent Studio built a custom WordPress website, migrated the content, redesigned the logo, and some basic SEO enhancement.

    "The site had great multimedia content and received enthusiastic customer feedback. People were visiting just for the sport of it and enjoyed the experience." — Owner, Photography Studio

  • 25
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Thrive Internet Marketing Agency is a results-driven digital marketing agency based in Dallas. Since 2005, we have been providing digital marketing consulting and management services that include web site design and development, search engine optimization (SEO), PPC management, social media marketing, conversion rate optimization (CRO), Amazon marketing services, video production, and more. 

    Clients
    Restoration 1
    Daryl Food Relocation and Logistics
    D&D Beyond
    Hurom
    Notable Project

    Thrive Internet Marketing Agency worked with an online travel company to increase website traffic and engagement. They built a dynamic website from scratch. The client notes that Thrive Internet Marketing was a cost effective partner and over delivered on the project.

    “When our company started, we had 6 visitors in 3 months. Since we started the marketing efforts, we’ve had 8,000 hits.” – Owner, Online Travel Company

  • 26
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Encinitas CA

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

    Clients
    Star Trac
    Heal2gether
    Fairfax EggBank
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 27
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    BL3NDlabs is a software and strategy design firm based in San Diego. They were founded in 2015, and have a team of 13 employees. They specialize in custom software development, mobile app development, and product design.

    Clients
    Fulcrum
    OnePitch
    Agentology
    SDGE
    Notable Project

    BL3NDlabs did UX design and development for a beauty eCommerce company. They used preliminary designs and user profiles generated by the client to design a new UX for the client’s web and mobile apps and then implement it. The client was very happy with the new design and reported that they had had 20% organic growth per month since it launched.

    “BL3NDlabs knew exactly how to give us what we needed, and we have an attractive, functional app.” – Founder, Beauty Ecommerce Company
     

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Headquartered in San Diego, Fifty & Fifty is a digital agency that was founded in 2009. Their team includes 18 employees. Fifty & Fifty specializes in web design, SEO, digital strategy, advertising, and branding. Most of their clients are non-profits. 

    Clients
    United Way
    ICRC
    hopechapel
    Acres of Love
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fifty & Fifty redesigned a website for a non-profit. They focused on the functionality of the website during creation. The results of their work markedly increased traffic to the client's website. 

    "The feedback we’ve heard about the website is that it has brought us into the 21stcentury. It has given us a kind of legitimacy that we didn’t have before."–Director of Marketing and Communications, Nonprofit

  • 29
    $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

  • 30
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    Founded in 2000, Chase Design is a full service branding agency based in Carlsbad, Calif. with a team of 9 who specialize in web design, graphic design, and logos. They work with small and mid market companies in the health care, e-commerce, and dental industries. 

    Clients
    Nelson Jobs
    Arch Health Medical Group
    Triathlon Business International
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Chase Design partnered with a nutrition company to provide logo design and branding for the company. The goal was to increase awareness and to have a consistent brand to show consumers. Customers consistently asked who supplied the branding.

    "They had a wide portfolio of expertise and were well-established in their field. If a company can stay around for as long as they have, they must have a great reputation. I was really pleased with our engagement, so I don’t have any negative feedback. " – Co-Owner, Nutrition Company 

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