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To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top digital 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 Digital Designers

  • 1
    $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

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  • 3
    $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

  • 4
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    MaxAudience is a strategic brand and marketing consultancy specializing in web design, PPC, digital strategy, and social media marketing services. Headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., with a satellite office in Los Angeles, MaxAudience's approximately 20 employees service primarily small businesses across a variety of industries. 

    Clients
    Intel Corporation
    LendingTree
    Quicken
    EscrowTech
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MaxAudience was hired by a wearable acupressure manufacturer to help with the client's social media advertising campaigns. Working primarily with Facebook Ads, MaxAudience has managed to lower the client's cost-per-click from $2 to between $0.30–$0.50, while their customer acquisition cost has been reduced from $44 to $13. 

    “MaxAudience successfully increased our revenues and ROI in the first 60 days.”  – Founder, Wearable Acupressure Manufacturer 

  • 5
    $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

  • 6
    $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

  • 7
    $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 

  • 8
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    This California-based agency has a team of around 10 design and development experts that specialize in web design, web development, and e-commerce development. Founded in 2004, Metajive has completed over 300 successful projects for its clients.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Kaiser Permanente
    HBO
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A digital media company hired Metajive for design and branding help – work that included logo and color scheme design. Along with branding services, Metajive designed a website and marketing deliverables for the company, including PowerPoint templates and business cards. Based on Metajive's work, the digital media company plans to continue the business relationship.

    “There was a good balance of them taking into account what I needed and being additive with their expertise. When figuring out what the brand identity and logo should look like, Metajive thinks of things the client wouldn’t, especially early on.” – COO, Digital Media Company

  • 9
    $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

  • 10
    $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

  • 11
    $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

  • 12
    $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

  • 13
    $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

  • 14
    $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

  • 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
    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."

  • 17
    $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

  • 18
    $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

  • 19
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Garofalo UX is a strategy and creative problem-solving consulting agency based in San Diego. The agency, founded in 2016, is the solo enterprise of Frank Garofalo who provides UX/UI design and business consulting services. Garofalo UX serves small and larger-sized companies and institutions in various industries that include business services, education, and IT. 

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Indeed
    ResLife Portal
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An emergency vehicles builder hired Garofalo UX to revamp the front end of their application using Javascript, CSS, and Google AppMaker. Garofalo UX built the wireframes and was involved in design brainstorming, development, and implementation. The application now displays job instructions more quickly and enabled the client to work more efficiently and productively. 

    "They're extremely patient and always share their professional opinion." - Business System Analyst, Emergency Vehicles Builder

  • 20
    $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

  • 21
    $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."

  • 22
    $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

  • 23
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Web Reputation Builders is a boutique web design, web development, SEO and online reputation management firm based in San Diego. Founded in 2009, the small team of five employees provides specialized SEO and web design services.

    Clients
    Sander Laboratory
    Will Clark Sculptor
    Shady Palm Community
    Atech Designs
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Web Reputation Builders redesigned a legal firm’s website and formulated an SEO and social media marketing strategy. Web Reputation Builders took over much of the client's digital marketing. The most concrete results were notably higher rankings in several keyword searches and a dramatic increase in web traffic.

    “They provide excellent monthly updates and reports that show performance progress benchmarks.” – Managing Attorney, Legal Firm 

  • 24
    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 

  • 25
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2002, The X Concept is a marketing company based in San Diego, Calif. The X Concept's small team of fewer than 5 employees specializes in web design, marketing strategy, and digital strategy. The X Concept works primarily with small business clients in the healthcare, business services, and hospitality industries.

    Clients
    Neuroservice
    Farbridge Pharmaceuticals
    Impeto Medical
    Strength and Hope
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A professional training company hired The X Concept for an ongoing partnership. The X Concept provides digital marketing services including website management, SEO assistance, and email marketing. Approximately ten years into the partnership, The X Concept migrated the client's website to an e-commerce platform. The client appreciated The X Concept's creative approach to business challenges.

    "[The X Concept] has responded to me in less than 24 hours, even if it was late or early in the morning." - COO, Professional Training Company

  • 26
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Intrepid Network is a digital creative studio headquartered in San Diego. The company was founded in 1996, and has a team of 3 people who specialize in web design, web development, and custom software development. 
     

    Clients
    Ocean Beach MainStreet Association
    UC San Diego
    USAopoly
    Notable Project

    Intrepid Network did Drupal development and maintenance for a game company. The client needed a Drupal website to highlight one of their games. The client told the company what they wanted, and they worked together to develop the site. The company also hosted and maintained the client’s site. After working with Intrepid Network, the client is happy with website. 


    “Josh helped us accomplish our goal of showcasing one of our flagship products and sell the idea that it was a fun party game. I don’t recall the website ever going offline due to an error, and Josh’s creativity was evident on the site.” — Vice President of Operations and Information Technology, Game Company
     

  • 27
    $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

  • 28
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    S13 Design is a full-service web design agency founded in 2011 in Carlsbad, Calif. With a compact team of about 5 employees, they offer small businesses web development, web design, and UI/UX design services. Other secondary services include graphic design and branding.

    Clients
    Green Space Labs
    BarMD
    gomacro
    Notable Project

    S13 Design handled content marketing for a cannabis company. Their work included building a content library with interactive elements, infographics, gifs, and more. The client was pleased with the results and praised their attention to detail, creativity, and efficiency.

    "Our brand's look and content are specific and unique and can be difficult to master, but S13 nailed it on the first go." – Creative Director, Cannabis Company

  • 29
    $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

  • 30
    $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

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