Looking for a top naming agency in San Diego?

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 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 Naming Companies

  • 1
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    Founded in 2003, BLVR is a branding company located in San Diego. The team of 20-plus members specializes in branding, digital strategy, web design and development, and UX/UI design. The agency works with a variety of clients in different industries.

    Clients
    Andis
    Little Beet Restaurants
    DHI Telecom
    Tony Robbins
    Notable Project

    BLVR created a vibrant brand for a nonprofit. Along with brand strategy, the agency helped create several digital products including websites, print materials, and logos. Since the work began, the client has seen more traffic to its website. The client feels that BLVR is very responsive and creative.

    "With BLVR, the work is so good, and it gets better every time. I don't even know how to explain it. They’re current on what’s current, yet while maintaining a timeless, classic brand."- CEO of Nonprofit  

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  • 2
    $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
    Global Tech
    Shure
    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 

  • 3
    $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
    Diageo
    Eddie Bauer
    HR Block
    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

  • 4
    $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
    LESS+MORE works with innvoative companies of various sizes
    from start-up brands to multi-national corporations. Representative clients are: Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Cassandra
    DocuWare
    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 

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

    Ignyte is a branding agency that was founded in 2013 in San Diego. The agency's team of 12 offers branding, market research, web design, and logo design services to clients in the health care, energy, consumer products, advertising, and hospitality industries. 

    Clients
    MOSAIC
    Ace Electric
    Mantra Yoga & Juice
    Vista Community Clinic
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A mountain adventures company hired Ignyte to boost its web presence and branding. Ignyte rebuilt the client's website and helped rebrand the company to better appeal to customers.

    "All of the steps in the process put us through a self-discovery phase and helped us better understand why we’re in business, what we’re selling, how we’re selling it, and who our customers are. The brand strategy was a really beautiful outcome that I didn’t expect." - Owner, Mountain Adventures Company

  • 6
    $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
    Old Harbor Distillery
    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

     

  • 7
    $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
    The Heising-Simons Foundation
    Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund
    Schmidt Ocean Institute
    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

  • 8
    $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
    Rivian (Electric Adventure Vehicles)
    Kanarys (Diversity
    Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace)
    Clarity (Air Quality Data & Monitoring)
    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

  • 9
    $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
    Suja Juice
    Temple Turmeric
    Kopari Beauty
    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 

  • 10
    $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
    Planned Parenthood Pacific Southwest
    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

  • 11
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    La Jolla Design Group is a San Diego-based branding agency founded in 2019. Their team of approximately 3 employees primarily serves midmarket clients. With branding as their main focus, they also provide web and logo design along with naming.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    La Jolla Design Group provided UX/UI designs for a glass construction company. They delivered specific pages constructed to handle different types of customer interactions. They've made great strides in their collaborative design work with the client.

    "His perseverance and dedication to the first few meetings were exemplary and we made instant headway." — CIO, Glass Company

  • 12
    $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

  • 13
    $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.

    Clients
    Royal Caribbean International
    Celebrity Cruises
    Zygo
    The Kebab Shop
    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."

  • 14
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    TAVO Media Group is a small advertising company. Headquartered in San Diego, California, the firm was founded in 2012. Their services include advertising, marketing strategy, branding, search engine optimization, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    TAVO Media Group has developed two websites for a contracting and real estate development firm. The team also provides SEO services for the client. The goal is to modernize the company’s online presence. 

    “Their professionalism and quality service distinguish them from other providers.”

  • 15
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    DO NOT DISTURB, founded in 2017, is an advertising and branding agency headquartered in San Diego. Their team of 9 specializes in advertising, branding, and graphic design. 
     

    Clients
    Campbell’s
    Dodge
    Pepsi
    Notable Project

    DO NOT DISTURB provided creative marketing services for a fast-casual restaurant chain. The client moved locations and needed an agency to market two limited-time-offering products. They also needed to re-brand and do customer testing. The agency handled the multiple aspects of the campaign and re-branding, and they excelled at every part they handled. The client was happy with DO NOT DISTURB’s work. 

    “They saw it as a business problem and proposed to solve it in a fun, clever way. That product in particular was really wonderful, and the work they created brought new people into the restaurant and drove sales for us.” — Director of Creative Strategy, Fast-Casual Restaurant Chain
     

  • 17
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Diego CA
    LEWIS is a PR agency. Launched in 1995, the midsize company is based in San Francisco, California; Boston, Massachusetts; San Diego, California and Washington, District of Columbia. Their services include public relations, branding, video production, search engine optimization, and more.
    Industries
  • 18
    $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."

  • 20
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA
    Grizzly is a small branding firm. They offer branding, advertising, video production, web development, and more and were launched in 2013.
    Industries
  • 21
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA
    Evertype Brand \ Design is a small graphic design company. Launched in 2003, the firm is headquartered in San Diego, California. Their services include graphic design, branding, advertising, and web design.
    Industries
  • 22
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Diego CA
    Media planning and buying company Mindgruve was established in 2001. The agency specializes in media planning & buying, advertising, web design, web development, and more and has a midsize team. The agency is based in San Diego, California; Santa Monica, California; New York, New York and San Francisco, California.
    Industries
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    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA
    Based in San Diego, California, Advanced Marketing Strategies is a small advertising company. They focus on advertising, branding, digital strategy, media planning & buying, and more and were launched in 1987.
    Industries
  • 24
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Diego CA
    CG Life is a public relations company. They are located in Chicago, Illinois; San Diego, California; Louisville, Colorado and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and have a midsize team that provides public relations, branding, advertising, digital strategy, and more. The firm was founded in 2003.
  • 25
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Del Mar CA
    Branding firm Stella + McCabe was established in 2004. The agency specializes in branding, advertising, corporate photography, marketing strategy, and more and has a small team. The agency is located in West Palm Beach, Florida and Del Mar, California.
    Industries
  • 27
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA
    Established in 1997, Experiences For Mankind is a small advertising company based in San Diego, California. Their services include advertising, ux/ui design, branding, digital strategy, and more.
    Industries
  • 28
    $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
    Nutrex Hawaii
    Kannabooch
    Eisenhower Health
    Property Masters
    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. 

     

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

    Workshop Built is a mid-sized digital agency headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif. Founded in 2018, their main focus lines are branding, digital strategy, and web design.

    Clients
    Cushman Wakefield
    Sotheby's
    IQHQ Reit
    Scepter & Sword Wine Co.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Workshop Built rebranded a commercial real estate company. The team was also responsible for creating and designing a new website for the client as well as designing marketing collateral.

    "Workshop's approach was instrumental, they spent time understanding the details surrounding our addressable market." – Managing Partner, Commercial Real Estate Company

  • 30
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Encinitas CA

    Vivo Creative is a creative agency based in Cardiff, Calif. and founded in 2014. Their team of 4 employees specializes in graphic design, video production, and branding. 

    Clients
    Red Bull
    Sony
    ESPN
    Lipton
    Notable Project

    Vivo Creative made marketing content for a restaurant group. They created a variety of marketing materials, including video, photos, posters, and digital materials for social media and email campaigns. The client was very happy with the materials and credits them with maintaining the consistency of their brand. 

    “Vivo Creative genuinely invests in the client relationship. They have a hands-on, focused approach and take on our goals as their goals.” – Franchise Owner, Restaurant Group
     

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