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To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top design agencies in San Diego. 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 San Diego Design Companies

  • 1
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA
    Pay per click company Digital Marketing Folks LLC was founded in 2017. They are headquartered in Reston, Virginia and have a small team. Digital Marketing Folks LLC specializes in pay per click, search engine optimization, social media marketing, web design, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Digital Marketing Folks LLC is providing digital marketing services for a chiropractor clinic. The team conducts SEO optimization and web design to increase leads and ultimately to increase revenue. 

    "We have doubled our collections in the past 4 months we’ve worked with the team."

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    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
    TOMS
    Dropbox
    Beyond Meat
    Airbnb
    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

  • 3
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vista CA

    The Smyth Group is a digital agency founded in San Diego in 2005. Their team of more than 10 specializes in UX/UI design, custom software development, and web development solutions for mid-market and enterprise-level clients.

    Clients
    UviaUs
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Smyth Group developed a mobile app for a B2B marketing agency. The app was to function as a sales enablement tool. The project was successful, but the agency’s client decided to shift the direction of the project afterwards.

    “Awesome! Great communication throughout the process, with easy collaboration and guidance along the way.” - Founder & CEO, B2B Marketing Agency

  • 4
    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."

  • 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

  • 6
    $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

  • 7
    $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

  • 8
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Solana Beach CA

    Storm Brain is a digital agency of under ten expert resources. With satellite offices in Costa Mesa and Santa Monica, Calif., it’s headquarters are in San Diego. Founded in 2001, Storm Brain offers web design, web development, SEO, and social media marketing services for clients across a wide range of industries including education and healthcare. 

    Clients
    University of California San Diego
    La Jolla Immunology
    Tri-City Medical
    Quicken Loans
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software company hired Storm Brain to provide expert website services. The team’s development specialists created a more user-friendly interface. The client reported receiving extremely positive feedback just one day after the website launched.

    "Storm Brain provided a new, user-friendly website that we are extremely happy with."  - Marketing Manager, Software Company 

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

    WebXd is a web agency managed by a team of fewer than 10 people and founded in 2018. Based in San Diego, they are experts in web development, web design, and SEO services for clients in various industries, including arts, consumer products, and business services.

    Clients
    Canin Coatings
    John Rafferty Consulting
    Live Oak Wildfire Solutions
    Industries
    Notable Project

    WebXd developed a website for a wildfire consulting business. The website was made to appeal to existing and potential customers, featuring its own weekly vlog. The business has been getting calls because of the website.

    “They are completely responsive, which is the greatest thing.” - Owner, Wildfire Consulting Business

  • 10
    $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

  • 11
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2002, SiteTuners is a conversion rate optimization agency based in Tampa, Fla. They also provide UX design and web design services. They work with businesses of all sizes in a variety of industries. 

    Clients
    Google
    Cisco
    Canon
    Nespresso
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SiteTuners provided conversion optimization services to a camera retailer. They also performed an audit of the client's website and consulted on UX design. Their work led to an increase in the conversion rate and helped secure more than 50,000 site visitors each month. 

    "SiteTuners really assessed not just our website, but our overall business and came up with a tailored solution." – General Manager, Camera Retailer  

  • 12
    $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

  • 13
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Encinitas CA

    Clutch Creative Marketing is a branding firm. They specialize in branding, web design, graphic design, video production, and more and were founded in 2014. Their small team is in Dallas, Texas.

    Notable Project

    Clutch Creative Marketing handles a manufacturing company's branding needs. The team is responsible for creating brochures, video ads, content, graphic design, product packaging, and more.

    "Their creative work definitely surpasses our expectations."

  • 14
    $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

  • 15
    $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

  • 16
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Envisager Studio was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego. Their small team of less than 10 provides web design, content marketing, and web development services. 

    Clients
    Wild Focus Expeditions
    Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant
    Mots Transportation Services
    Make a Wish Foundation
    Notable Project

    Envisager Studio worked with a New York hair salon to build a new website and to keep its brand up to date. The client's new site expanded its social media following. The client was highly satisfied with the communication throughout the project and with the quality of the design.

    “I am most impressed by the high-resolution graphics Envisager Studio designs. They take the time to create all the details to bring my ideas to life. They perfectly capture concepts I describe using animation. When they’re copywriting, they sit down and go the extra step to get the right message across to our customers.” – Owner, New York Hair Salon

  • 17
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2005, Traina is a premier branding agency based in San Diego that is reimagining the way brands are built. By unifying strategy, design, and digital expertise under one roof, their team creates market-leading brands that are driven by data, fueled by design, and built for digital from day one.

    Clients
    Facebook
    PR Bar
    UCSD
    Microsoft
    Notable Project

    Traina 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 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, Learning Platform

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

    WebcentrIQ is a software development company in San Diego. Founded in 2017, they have about 10 employees that serve mostly midmarket and small-business clients in the healthcare, financial, and IT industries. Services include custom software development, mobile app development, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    Campaign Monitor
    PM Design Group
    Insight Investment
    Stripe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    WebcentrIQ created a web platform to connect marine professionals with potential customers. Their team built the website using wireframes and focusing on UI/UX design. The platform has received positive feedback.

    “One of the key strengths of their team is how well they communicate.” – CEO, Luxury Boating Company

  • 19
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Encinitas CA

    Level Up Digital is a digital marketing and creative agency based in Berkeley, Calif. and founded in 2018. Their team of two employees specializes in PPC, graphic design, and social media marketing. They mainly work with small business clients in the IT and eCommerce industries.
     

    Clients
    IdeaScale
    Rentec Direct
    FormKeep
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Level Up Digital ran a PPC campaign for an education company. They handled marketing on both Google and Facebook, targeting certain keywords and demographics that would attract the best business to the client’s site. After beginning the campaign the client reported that they saw a 188% increase in trial sign ups and a 37% reduction in the cost per action. 

    “Level Up Digital is committed to our best interests and dedicated to our success.” – COO, Education Company
     

  • 20
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    Nimbletoad is a digital marketing agency based in Carlsbad, Calif. Their team of fewer than 10 offers digital strategy, web design, SEO, and PPC services to small and midmarket businesses. Industries include healthcare and medical, hospitality, and legal. They were founded in 2008.

    Clients
    Serena Paddle Sports
    The Relationship Place
    Basics-n-Beyond LLC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nimbletoad provided a range of digital marketing services to a sports equipment provider. The team designed and developed their e-commerce site and produced content. Their efforts helped to secure the future of the company.

    “[We] would not be a functioning and stable company if Nimbletoad was not there and the way they developed and launched our website, and marketing and strategy plans.” — President & Founder, Sports Equipment Provider

  • 21
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vista CA

    Artisan Venture Lab is a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based e-commerce development company. The small agency was founded in 2020. Their services include e-commerce development, digital strategy, business consulting, logistics & supply chain consulting, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A charitable organization hired Artisan Ventura Lab to build a website. The team was tasked with creating the site's landscape that attracts target customers.

    "They made everything as easy as possible while communicating freely throughout the entire process."

  • 22
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    Digital agency L7 Creative is based in Carlsbad, Calif. with a second office in Boston. Since 2001, their team of 28 has been specializing in branding, advertising, marketing strategy, and more. 

    Clients
    Ciklum
    Wedgewood Weddings
    E3 Housing Solutions
    Baker Electric Solar
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A healthcare employer needed help in recruiting more nurses to their staff. L7 Creative created a national campaign for the employer, which targeted the media and showcased them as the top in their field. Employment retention has improved since L7 Creative began their campaign. 

     

  • 23
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    SiteCraft Inc. Is a small software development company. They specialize in custom software development, web development, ux/ui design, e-commerce development, and more and were launched in 2016. The company is headquartered in , Ukraine.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sitecraft Inc. provided staff augmentation services for a software development company. The client needed multi-skilled developers to assist them on various e-commerce and web development projects.

    "Overall, we had a good experience working with their team."

  • 24
    $1,000+
    Freelancer
    San Diego CA

    John Wolfe Compton, a web design agency, was launched in 2015. The small San Diego, California-based team offers web design, graphic design, logo, branding, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    John Wolfe Compton is tasked with creating a new brand, including sales collaterals and new website designs by a digital ordering software provider. They've also asked for future maintenance and support.

    "Their design skills are top-notch, and to receive high-end work products in a short amount of time is impressive."

  • 25
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA
    Headquartered in San Diego, California and Seminyak, Indonesia, Cabaretti Web Design and Development is a web design company. The small firm was founded in 2009. Their services include web design, web development, conversion optimization, and ux/ui design.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A security services company hired Cabaretti Web Design and Digital Advertising to re-edit their website to better reflect their core values.

    "After launching the site we received numerous compliments from our clients and new visitors for the site."

  • 26
    $10,000+
    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 

  • 27
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2017, RJS Media Consulting, LLC is a digital marketing agency in San Diego, Calif. They specialize in web design, digital strategy, content marketing, email marketing, PPC, SEO, social media marketing, and UX design. Their team primarily works with fellow small businesses. 

    Clients
    Volvo
    FAA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    RJS Media Consulting, LLC provided web design and development services to a realtor. Their work led to an increase in business for the client. 

    "They’re super responsive and creative." – Real Estate Agent 

     

  • 28
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Encinitas CA

    Movetic is a digital agency that is based in Encinitas, Calif. Founded in 2014, Movetic's team of 10 specializes in branding and UX/UI design. Movetic also offers digital strategy and advertising services to its clients.   

    Clients
    The Hettema Group
    Life on Fire
    Harcourt Auctions
    Notable Project

    Movetic partnered with an experimental design firm in order to work on the organization's digital presence. Using WordPress, the team at Movetic redesigned the organization's previously outdated website and made its layout more aesthetically pleasing.

    "As soon as [the website] launched, we saw an increase in traffic and received a lot of compliments from new and existing clients. The number of new leads is on the rise and our clients are looking to do future phases of work with us." - Marketing Manager, Design Firm 

  • 29
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Big Day the Agency, an advertising company, was founded in 2021. Their small team is based in San Diego, California. Their services include advertising, branding, social media marketing, web design, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Big Day the Agency produced and edited a stop motion video for a health food bar maker. The team was responsible for editing, designing the set, conceptualizing ideas, and creating suggestions.

    "The creativity, problem-solving, positive vibe, and enthusiasm were most impressive about them."

  • 30
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Second Sight Design is a design agency founded in San Diego in 2019 with no more than 10 employees. They specialize in branding, web design, and graphic design solutions for small businesses in the fields of hospitality, advertising, and arts.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Second Sight Design provided branding services for a hotel management company. The company wanted to rebrand their identity from a motel. The company is impressed with the outcomes.

    “The communication was very effective. When we provided feedback, it was always received professionally.” - Director of Sales & Marketing, Hotel Management

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