Looking for a top naming agency in New York City?

A powerful name for your business helps outshine competitors and connect with customers. To reach your target audience, consider hiring a naming company that will provide a unique, memorable name.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top naming companies in New York City. 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 New York City Naming Companies

  • 1
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    WANT Branding is a strategic agency with offices in New York City, Miami, FL, and Denver, CO. Since 1999, the firm and its team of about 4-10 employees has specialized in all things branding and advertising. 

    Clients
    Royal Caribbean
    MetLife
    Lumber Liquidators
    LiveNation
    Notable Project

    A bank was going through a merger, so they hired WANT Branding to ensure that the process ran smoothly. Throughout three-stages, WANT Branding produced over 60 potential names, and six possible branding campaigns. The client prides WANT Branding on their availability. 

    "They [WANT Branding] are truly customer-focused. They play within the rules that are dictated by the circumstance."- Founder & CMO, Bank

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  • 2
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    River + Wolf is a naming agency based in New York, N.Y. with clients around the world. Its team of 6 or more provides all services relevant to brand naming, from strategic positioning and name development to brand linguistic checks, trademark screening, and design.

    Clients
    Yum China
    Burt's Bees
    Morgan Lewis
    Tutti
    Notable Project

    River + Wolf developed a name for a chocolate company. River + Wolf conducted a preliminary trademark search and helped the client iterate on a comprehensive and thoughtful list of naming options. The client was impressed by their creativity and dedication to the project. 

    "I expected River + Wolf to be a creative wildcard, and that’s what they turned out to be. Their level of creativity and passion for what they do set them apart from other vendors." – VP of Marketing, Chocolate Company

  • 3
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Full-service marketing and development agency Ruckus was founded in 2005 in New York City. The team of more than 60 employees has experience with web development, web design, digital strategy, and branding.

    Clients
    Harley Davidson
    HSBC
    Porsche
    American Heart Association
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An online retailer realized its website needed a makeover, so they hired Ruckus. The Ruckus team contracted out the backend development and built a seamless frontend that users love. They also provided marketing services to get the new site off the ground.

    "The first email blast that we did with our guys from Ruckus was the day before Thanksgiving, and it generated over $1 million in sales on day one, with zero issues on the site. The site performed beautifully. ... We averaged eight minutes per user time on our site, so we just had great metrics on our first foray with these guys." – CMO, Online Retailer

  • 4
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Tenet Partners is a branding and marketing firm that's headquartered in New York; they have another office in Rochester, N.Y. Founded in 1973, they have approximately 40 employees that do branding, digital strategy, and print design. Clients are mostly enterprise and midmarket businesses. 

    Clients
    Long Beach Airport
    Cisco Systems
    and Citi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tenet Partners updated brand messaging for an aerospace company. Services included market research. 

    “The new branding received very positive feedback and set the benchmark for future campaigns. Tenet managed the complexity of the project well and understood their role as part of the creative team. Their integrative view of branding was essential to success, and rare among their competitors.” — Corporate Brand Manager, Aerospace Company

  • 5
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    DeSantis Breindel is a branding agency based in New York. Since 2002, its team of about 30 specializes in digital strategy, branding and marketing strategy. DeSantis Breindel mainly works with mid-sized and enterprise-level clients in the information technology, business services, financial services, healthcare & medical, legal and manufacturing industries.

    Clients
    Quaker Chemical
    Playworks
    Navigant
    Lincoln International
    Industries
    Notable Project

    After 20 years in the industry, a banking institution wanted to stand out from the rest in the industry. DeSantis Breindel created a new website and messaging package. The work has received positive feedback.

    "Insightful and thorough, DeSantis Breindel has connected important topics that support our firm’s future." – Chief Marketing Officer, Investment Banking Advisory Firm

  • 6
    $100,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    Sid Lee is a creative agency headquartered in Montreal. It has expanded to offices in Paris, Toronto, and Culver City, Calif. since its establishment in 1993. Sid Lee employs 796 professionals that provide web design, social media marketing, digital strategy, advertising, and branding to small, mid-size, and large companies alike.

    Clients
    Honda
    Fasken
    KFC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sid Lee built an email marketing campaign to build a stronger conversion rate. The team also assists with optimization and A/B testing.

    "Their communication was lightning fast."

  • 7
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company based in London with offices in Amsterdam, Paris, Munich, and Chennai, India. The company, founded in 1953, has more than 5,800 employees and provides content marketing, branding, email marketing, event marketing & planning, packaging design, social media marketing, and video production services. SGK serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, retail, financial services, and medical industries.

    Clients
    Nike
    Unilever
    Coca-Cola
    P&G
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A food & beverage company hired SGK to do packaging architecture and design work. SGK did prototyping, provided strategies and insights, and designed concepts. They also worked with the company's internal teams to explore different packaging ideas that would excite consumers and enhance consumer experience. SGK has been meeting the company's expectations in this ongoing engagement.

    "They’re very transparent regarding delivery time and have never gone past a deadline." - Innovation Manager, Food & Beverage Company

  • 8
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    C42D is a branding agency based in New York. Since 2010, the agency and its team of eight have been specializing in web design, branding, and UX/UI design. 

    Clients
    Youtube
    Adidas
    Google
    Reebok
    Industries
    Notable Project

     A health insurance plan company needed a rebranding when the Affordable Care Act took effect. C42D conducted research and created content to be implemented on an updated website. C42D created digital, print, and messaging for the client. 

    "Everyone at C42D took the time to understand our business, resulting in accurate and impressive work." - Founder of Health Plan Company

  • 9
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Starfish is a marketing and creative services firm based in New York City. They were established in 2002, and have 23 employees. Starfish's services include marketing strategy, branding, logo design, media planning, web design, and more.

    Clients
    PwC
    Vornado
    Sharp
    Dunkin Donuts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consumer technology firm had split from a larger company, and wanted to articulate their talent strategy in a concise, engaging way. Using existing white papers and practices, Starfish designed a well-organized booklet of the client's hiring and career development ideas, which was deployed to offices around the world.

    "Over 700 of the books were delivered to our HR professionals around the globe. We also created PowerPoint presentations based on the creative approach that Starfish developed for the new people strategy...They produced exactly what we needed." — Project Management Director, Consumer Technology Firm

  • 10
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York City NY

    IdeaWork Studios is a full-service advertising, development, and design agency founded in 1999. Headquartered in New York City, the company also has offices in Santa Barbara, CA and Las Vegas, NV. The team of more than 20 employees offers branding, web design, web development, and other marketing and design services such as logo and packaging design and email marketing.

    Clients
    Hard Rock Cafe
    Caesar's Entertainment
    Yahoo!
    MGM Resorts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    After a wellness resort was acquired by another company, it needed to rebrand and hired IdeaWork Studios. The project included creating a new name and logo for the resort, updating its website to reflect the new branding, and launching an advertising campaign.

    "The level of creativity they showed for a complete rebranding was impressive. We needed to take the resort in a completely different direction, and they did it very quickly. It was impressive what they understood about the brand and what they put forward from a presentation standpoint." – Director of Sales and Marketing, Wellness Resort

  • 11
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Noise 13 is a strategy and design firm based in San Francisco. Founded in 2000, Noise 13's team of about 200 employees provides web design and branding services to small, midmarket, and enterprise clients.

    Clients
    Tile
    Pacific Catch
    World Wrapps
    PG&E
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Noise 13 worked with this software startup to rebrand itself as a multiplatform software company as it grew. They implemented a new brand strategy which included finding the color, font, photography, and designing the website for a more visually appealing aesthetic.

    "I have no suggestions for improvement." – Graphic Designer, Software Startup

  • 12
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    BrandTuitive is a branding agency based in New York. Founded in 2010, their team of about 20 employees provides branding, advertising, and marketing strategy services primarily for midmarket and enterprise businesses.

    Clients
    Nespresso
    Economist Magazine
    Simply Wine
    ShopKeep
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BrandTuitive worked with a company to assist it in positioning itself as a brand and identifying target audiences. BrandTuitive also worked on customer reaction and messaging to help the client develop a consistent message.

    "They're very genuine, and I definitely felt like they were fully committed to the work." – CEO, Luxury Jewelry Company

  • 13
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    L+R is an international design & technology studio and boutique strategy consulting firm founded in Brooklyn, New York City in 2012. The firm is made up of 25 skilled strategy, design and technology consultants, specializing in brand identity systems, go-to-market strategy consulting, technology strategy, UX/UI design, and next-generation mobile application development. They have offices in Brooklyn, Barcelona, Los Angeles and Milan and work with middle-market and Fortune 500 clients.

    Clients
    Amazon Web Services
    The Ad Council
    The Estée Lauder Companies
    GE
    Notable Project

    L+R developed a brand identity system, led software engineering, and executed a go-to-market strategy to facilitate a unique tenant engagement platform leveraging advanced mobile technologies and humanist principles. The team identified brand values, designed UX/UI and built a mobile application. The strategic initiative created new opportunities for the company's key stakeholders and garnered achievements as an industry-leading platform.

    "Thanks to the reliable and creative support provided by the L+R team, the company was able to hit all of their milestones for the year 2020." – Real Estate Company

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Column Five is a creative agency founded in 2009. They are based in Irvine, Calif., and have an office in Brooklyn, N.Y. Their 57-person team provides content marketing, public relations, and video production services to their clients in the advertising & marketing and business services industries. 

    Clients
    Microsoft
    A&E
    Nike
    LinkedIn
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Column Five designed a full-service campaign to market an update for a popular web browser. They build a site and carried out SEM, email marketing, and social media marketing to drive awareness for the campaign. Their efforts brought positive impressions for the commonly ridiculed browser, which earn laud from the client. 

    "One of the things that makes them so strong as an agency is the fact that they pride themselves on being client-led. They are an extension of your team. There is no ego and no attitude to the way that they work." – Creative Technologist, Web Browswer

  • 15
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Fairfield NJ

    Phase 3 is a marketing and communications firm based in Atlanta, GA. Founded in 2001, Phase 3's team of over 150 employees primarily work with midmarket and enterprise businesses. They specialize in providing print design, branding, and PR services.

    Clients
    Simmons
    ProMach
    Hyundai
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Phase 3 worked with a manufacturing group to expand its digital presence and consolidate its various regional branches into one optimized website. They performed the necessary competitive analysis and target audience research, built content, implemented SEO strategies, and made use of analytics to develop a platform for a strong online presence.

     

  • 16
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Tronvig Group is a strategic agency headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y. with an office in Germany. Since 1998, the agency and its team of over 10 have been specializing in advertising, branding, and print design. The agency focuses on clients in various industries including arts/entertainment, non-profits, and financial services. 

    Clients
    Helen Keller International
    PEN America
    Easterseals New Jersey
    Lincoln Park Zoo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tronvig Group created a clear and concise message for a health museum's brand. It also guided the museum on how to target audiences and what type of exhibits it should run. The museum has seen an over 300% increase in visitors since working with Tronvig Group.

    "Tronvig helped us to define who we are." – President & CEO, Health Museum 

  • 17
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Socialfix Media is a digital marketing agency based in Clinton, N.J. with offices in New York. Founded in 2005, Socialfix Media provides a wide variety of different services like web design, SEO, social media marketing, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    New York Blood Center
    National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    Manhattan Luxury Magazine
    Notable Project

    Socialfix Media redesigned a website, took over social media marketing, and provided video production services for a client. They also created a database with MailChimp, blogs, and Twitter and Facebook feeds. The client's book sales, speech bookings, and radio and TV interviews have increased.

    "They make suggestions as things change in the industry to keep me current." – Founder, Startup Social Network

  • 18
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Morristown NJ

    eDesign Interactive is a digital experience agency headquartered in Morristown, NJ. Founded in 2004 with a team of 30+, they create websites, digital strategy, and interactive campaigns across multiple industries.

    Clients
    Welch’s Fruit Snacks
    Sabra
    Sun-Maid
    Frost King
    Industries
    Notable Project

    eDesign Interactive relaunched a prominent food company's national website. They streamlined the site's UX, made the site bilingual, and holistically updated the brand's digital presence. Their work helped the client achieved a nearly 50% growth rate over the next year. 

    "They performed sophisticated work that I would expect from a highly established digital marketing web asset agency, but there was also a personal touch in their responses and the rapport" – Associate Marketing Director, Food Company

  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Radish Lab is an interactive design agency based in Brooklyn, NY, with a second office in Berlin. Since 2012, their team of 13 has specialized in working with nonprofit advocacy, cultural, educational, and direct-service organizations, along with businesses focused on social impact. They offer a range of services including web design, web development, graphic design, branding and strategy.

    Clients
    American Cancer Society
    Etsy
    NOAA
    Promundo
    Notable Project

    Radish Lab ran a website redesign and provided branding strategy for a human rights strategy firm. They developed the new site using Squarespace, which included a new color scheme, logo design, and content creation. The client prides Radish Lab on their professionalism and great communication.

    "The response from our clients has been positive, and Radish definitely helped position us to be exactly where we wanted in the market." – Founder and Principal, Human Rights Strategy Firm

  • 20
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    The Future Forward Inc. is a creative agency based in New York and Portland, Ore. Founded in 2010, they comprise 15 employees specializing in brand strategy, design, and digital innovation for small, mid-size, and global companies in business services, hospitality, leisure, and consumer products. Services include website design and development, branding, content management, and graphic design.

    Clients
    TIINA the STORE
    Puma
    Dillon Kyle Architects
    Notable Project

    The Future Forward Inc. designed and developed a website for a real estate marketing firm. They built and customized a WordPress site after an extensive discovery stage and feedback process. Thanks to their work, the site has increased conversions and received positive feedback on its design.

    “The Future Forward Inc. created something really sleek and simple that really cleaned up the UX on the frontend. We have seen an increase in conversions through the contact form on the site which is our main KPI. The site was also featured on Site Inspire, which is a difficult process to get featured.” – Director of Marketing, Real Estate Marketing Firm

  • 21
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Westport CT

    Van Deusen & Levitt Associates is a brand strategy and design company of less than 10 employees. Founded in 2009, their headquarters is in Westport, Conn. They offer services in branding, marketing strategy, and market research.

    Clients
    Bank of America
    Procter & Gamble
    Alvarez Marsal
    Allergan
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Van Deusen & Levitt Associates provided logo redesign for a metal recovery company. They conducted a series of interviews with key stakeholders and produced a new logo design based on that feedback. The client was pleased with their well-executed methodology.

    “They delivered on time and on budget. They produced exactly what they proposed.” – Fmr. Chief Sales Officer, Metal Recovery Company
     

  • 22
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    WRK Partners is a digital marketing agency based in New York. Founded in 2017, the team of 3 specializes in branding, e-commerce strategy and digital strategy. They work primarily with clients in the consumer products and services, hospitality and leisure and real estate industries.

    Clients
    Bauer Performance
    CMC Group
    Corcoran Sunshine
    Advance Realty
    Industries
    Notable Project

    WRK Partners worked on branding and web development for a footwear company. They compiled a brand book of layouts, photos and videos that encapsulated the core company values. The team also developed a shopify site and prepared an investment pitch. The client was impressed with the increase in revenue that resulted from the project.

    “As a bootstrapped company, we've gone from $0 to $400,000 in revenue. The brand they created was a key factor in presenting ourselves as an established company while we were still very small.” – Founder and CEO, Footwear Company

  • 23
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    York & Chapel is an independent, full-service digital marketing agency based in Connecticut and has locations in California, New York, and British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 2001 and with fewer than 50 employees, the company has expertise in web design, UX/UI design, content marketing, and other digital services.

    Clients
    ADP
    Oracle
    American Express
    Schick
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A company that offers procurement solutions hired York & Chapel to better connect with its suppliers. York & Chapel created an email campaign that greatly improved engagement with their target customer group. The company was satisfied with the results of the campaign, so retained York & Chapel for a re-branding email campaign. 

    "They’re very creative and they have a strong ability to translate what the customers want in very simple terms. Usually, when you start with a new design company, it’s tough to get them to understand what you want." – Director, Procurement Solutions Company

  • 24
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Bionic Egg is based in New York. Since 2001, this agency has been specializing in web design and development, e-commerce development, and branding, for a wide variety of clients. 

    Clients
    Susan Bender
    Blesso Properties
    Sarbani
    NozAid
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A security firm hired Bionic Egg for branding services. Their contributions included creating print advertising materials and revamping the website's color and logo. Stakeholders praised Bionic Egg's work.

    "I appreciate how flexibly Bionic Egg accomodated our schedule."–Director of Sales & Marketing, Security Firm

  • 25
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    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

  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Founded in 2010, North Street Creative is a design agency. Their team of around 10 employees is based in New York, with an additional office in Providence, R.I. They focus on web design, graphic design, and branding.

    Clients
    4Ocean
    American Express
    Bloomberg Beta
    L’Oreal
    Industries
    Notable Project

    North Street Creative designed a website for a hotel chain. The team built the WordPress website to be in line with the client's brand identity. The new website received positive internal and external feedback.

    "They’re skilled at zeroing in on exactly what a client, and a specific project, needs." – Former Director of Content Strategy, Hotel Chain

  • 27
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Condensed is a branding company founded in 2005 and located in Brooklyn, New York. The team of fewer than 10 employees primarily serves small businesses in the advertising and marketing, arts, entertainment, and music, nonprofit, and retail industries. Their services include mainly branding and web design.

    Clients
    Abe
    BollyX
    Boundless
    Carebit
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Condensed provided branding and app development work for a fitness company. Additionally, they developed a landing page and routine distributor. The team was diligent, and they always delivered on time.

    “They process 90% of our company's revenue and are responsible for our 400% year-over-year subscriber growth for the past five years.” – CEO, Fitness Company

  • 28
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Noble Digital is a creative growth agency that was founded in 2012. They have three employs working out of Santa Monica, Calif., where they provide brand strategy and planning, digital campaigning, video production, and UX/UI design. They work with small, midmarket and global companies, primarily in e-commerce, business services, consumer products, and finance.

    Clients
    Biohm Health
    Mutual of Omaha
    Plated
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Noble Digital produced a series of videos for an insurance company. They also created an advertising campaign. Their videos and advertisements increased ad-to-landing page conversions for the client.

    “Several months after the campaign started, Noble reviewed our media data and recommended changes to optimize the efficacy of the campaign. These changes resulted in increased ad-to-landing page conversions.” – Director of Advisor Marketing & Operations, Insurance Company

  • 29
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    As a best in class provider of digital marketing for companies in the B2B industrial technology sector, Lform understands the importance of precision and consistency. Whether you are involved in engineering, manufacturing, distribution or sales, you know that innovation is only the first step. You must have the infrastructure to move a product from development to introduction and growth, the expertise to produce consistent results, and the drive to persevere no matter what obstacles you face. Lform combines creativity and technological prowess to deliver results-driven digital design and marketing solutions. From discovery to development, we maintain a laser focus on your goals. Our websites tell the story of your company and connect the organization to its ideal audience. We make it easy for customers and potential clients to learn about what you do and the products and services offered.

    Clients
    Mitsubishi Fuso
    Insight Partners
    Hockmeyer
    L&R Ultrasonics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consulting firm was changing their marketing strategy and realized their website was outdated. Lform Design custom built a brand new website with advanced features and let customers download videos and white papers. They've redesigned the website two more times over the years as well as migrating the CRM, SEO enhancement, and creating video and blog content.

    "Their SEO efforts have seen a marked improvement in our page ranking. Our site was on the second page of Google before we began our engagement, and we’re currently listed as the first result." — Director of Product Marketing, Consulting Firm

  • 30
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    fishbat Media is a New York-based digital marketing firm that was founded in 2011. With around 30 employees, fishbat Media has experience working with various clients for their social media, digital strategy, branding, and content marketing needs.

    Clients
    Kickstarter
    Monster
    Allstate
    Expedia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A printing company hired fishbat Media to help raise their brand awareness. The agency also helped the printing company with managing SEO and social media accounts. The work helped them gain a stronger reputation in their field. 

    "[fishbat Media] has top-notch people. They execute properly and take really good care of their customers." – Co-Owner, Printing Company

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