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Top 100 Naming Agencies in Washington DC

February 2023

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List of the Best Washington DC Naming Companies

  • 1
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Social Driver is a digital agency founded in 2011 with a team of over 10 members. Based in Washington, DC, they offer web design, social media marketing, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in the fields of health care and nonprofit, among others.

    Clients

    • American Nurses Association
    • The Education Trust
    • Elizabeth Dole Foundation
    • Goodwill Industries International

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Social Driver redesigned a website for a nonprofit consultancy. They created mock-ups, mapped the site, migrated content, customized a mapping tool, set up their Google Analytics, and provided ongoing support.

    "I would describe the workflow as efficient yet flexible."

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Teal Media is a full-service creative agency that was founded in 2008. With offices in Washington, DC and Royal Oak, MI, Teal Media, and its team of 10 employees, is skilled in web and UI/UX design, branding, and web development. They primarily serve nonprofits and advocacy organizations.

    Clients

    • AFL-CIO CARE USA
    • Council on Foreign Relations
    • Equal Justice Works
    • Equal Rights Advocates

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Teal Media rebranded a daily online publication that had an antiquated website and brand. They provided in-depth research, fresh designs and created a new identity package for the publishing company.

    "The fact that they are incredibly talented, but are also the most down-to-earth people you can imagine. Teal Media is a pleasure to work with."

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Mekanic is a branding and creative marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va. The agency, founded in 2015, has more than 30 employees that provide, among others, branding, digital strategy, and market research services to midmarket and small companies, institutions, and organizations.

    Clients

    • Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
    • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)
    • National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS)
    • GO2 Foundation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Mekanic provided a brand overhaul for a masonry association. They redeveloped the layout for flyers, business cards, logos and stationery. Their work is ongoing with some marketing and website consulting.

    “Overall, I'd say we're just generally happy with the way things have gone.”

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  • 4
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Founded in 2015, niftic agency is headquartered in Washington DC, and has a satellite office in Salt Lake City, Utah. niftic agency's team of around 5 employees focuses on web design, web development, and custom software development.The client appreciated niftic agency's technical expertise and innovative solutions.

    Clients

    • The North Face
    • Change.org
    • Lexus
    • BRAC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Niftic Agency creates organic digital software to boost sales leads, building and integrating a chatbot with social APIs to direct qualified inbound traffic. Soon, they’ll expand to broader product marketing. 

    "We don’t recommend many firms, but I highly recommend Niftic Agency."

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  • 5
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Vienna, VA

    Borenstein Group, Inc. is an integrated strategic marketing communications agency based near Washington DC in Fairfax, Va. Founded in 1995, Borenstein Group, Inc. has around 10 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and social media marketing.

    Clients

    • Amentum
    • Quadrint
    • InQuisient
    • AMRestore

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Borenstein Group, Inc. conducted research to build a strategy for expanding into the government sector. They then optimized rebranding and website redesign efforts.

    "You just pick up the phone, and whatever the question is, it's resolved."

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  • 6
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Williams Whittle is an advertising agency that practices a wide variety of services including media planning & buying, branding, and marketing strategy. They are based in Alexandria, Virginia and currently have fewer than 20 employees. The company was founded in 1967.

    Clients

    • American Institute for Cancer Research
    • National Park Trust

    Notable Project

    Williams Whittle provides branding services, which has included logo design, crafting a mission statement, and developing a website. They also manage campaigns and provide ongoing support.

    "Williams Whittle's work has been extremely valuable overall; we are where we are today thanks to their help."

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.2
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Falls Church, VA

    Digital agency Viget has a team of more than 70 employees, spread across 3 offices in the U.S. – Falls Church, Va., Durham, N.C., and Boulder, Colo. Founded in 1999, Viget provides web development, digital strategy, and web, UI/UX, and print design services business clients of all sizes and across industries.

    Clients

    • World Wildlife Fund
    • Stern Pinball
    • ESPN
    • National Park Foundation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Viget provided end-to-end services for an e-commerce platform. They oversaw project management, as well as design, UX, wire framing, and product launch.

    "They were able to take a high level concept, draw out the requirements, and deliver it."

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Yes& (formerly Beyond Definition) is a branding agency located in Silver Spring, Md. Founded in 2003, Beyond Definition's team of around 20 specializes in mobile app development, graphic design, and web development. Beyond Definition works primarily with midmarket and small business clients in the business services, non-profit, and consumer products industries. 

    Clients

    • Exxon Mobil
    • Atlas Brew Works
    • Sage Water
    • NPR

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Yes& provides web development and maintenance services. The agency also built a website, managed social media accounts, and produced newsletters and email blasts.

    "Yes& has exceeded 100 percent of our expectations and have brought a lot to the table for us."

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Jake Group is a full-service digital communications firm that offers web design, web development, and branding assistance to professional services and non-profit organizations across the country. Based in Washington, DC, Jake Group has a small team of around 15 employees that was founded as a web design studio, but has since expanded its capabilities to include all aspects of creative and digital marketing.

    Clients

    • iDirect
    • American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges
    • Colonial Parking
    • FOX Architects

    Notable Project

    Jake Group built a new WordPress website. They optimized the site for mobile viewing and mobile content uploading. They also did copywriting and editing, which was an expansion of the original scope.

    "They are accessible and very in tune with their clients."

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  • 10
    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Full-service digital agency Taoti Creative is based in Washington, DC. The team of 40 has experience in web design, web development, and UX/UI design, with a special focus on small businesses and nonprofits.

    Clients

    • USAID
    • World Bank
    • National Democratic Institute
    • Fordham Institute

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Taoti Creative completed a design overhaul of a website, to include re-creating information architecture and content. The project also involved backend development, data preparation, and UI/UX testing.

    “They understood what our business line was, and they were able to stay in sync with that.”

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  • 11
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Bluetext is a digital marketing agency located in Washington, DC. Founded in 2011, Bluetext has around 30 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and SEO. The client appreciated Bluetext's approach to project management while completing the two microsites simultaneously.

    Clients

    • Hughes
    • SonicWall
    • Google
    • Blue Yonder

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bluetext did a complete rebrand of the client’s company and a corresponding redesign and build of their website, moving it to the Drupal platform, with SEO.

    "Bluetext was just the right fit."

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $250,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Sensis is an integrated cross-cultural marketing agency with offices in Los Angeles Washington, D.C., Austin, and Atlanta. Founded in 1998, the team of 90+ offers advertising, research, digital experience, PR, social media, and branding. They develop research-based campaigns that drive measurable ROI their clients.

    Clients

    • AltaMed
    • Sempra Energy
    • OC Fair
    • Metrolink

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sensis overhauled a university extension’s marketing department with the goal of transferring all operations to the in-house team. They implemented best practices, wrote brand guidelines, and trained staff.

    "They were very focused on establishing calmness in the unit and creating a clear direction to guide their work."

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  • 13
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Grafik Marketing Communications is a branding and marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va. Founded in 1978, with a team of more than 300 employees, they specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and digital strategy.

    Clients

    • Carfax
    • U.S. Census Bureau
    • Honda
    • WTOP

    Notable Project

    Grafik Marketing Communications led a full rebrand for a national nonprofit media organization, helping to position the brand in the contemporary market. Deliverables included messaging, a video, and logos.

    “They’re a company that we highly respect, and we will continue to keep them in our arsenal of companies to work with.”

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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC
    Headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Outright is a advertising company. They offer advertising, branding, social media marketing, ux/ui design, and more and were founded in 2015.

    Clients

    • me too. Movement
    • YouTube
    • Google
    • Share Our Strength

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Outright was tasked with redesigning a reproductive healthcare advocacy nonprofit's website. They provided a dense platform with endless details. 

    "Every team member we work with communicates clearly, kindly, and is a joy to talk to."

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.0
    • Cost

      3.0
    • NPS

      4.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Forum One is a full-service digital design firm that was founded in 1997. The company has more than 100 employees in Alexandria, Va., Washington, D.C., and Seattle. Forum One offers web design, UX/UI design, web development, branding, and other digital services for mainly nonprofits and government agencies.

    Clients

    • Smithsonian Institution (National Museum of African American History & Culture
    • National Museum of Natural History and the National Zoo)
    • Global Impact
    • Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In order to prepare a large museum for its opening, Forum One built a Drupal 7 site within institutional infrastructure, with strong SEO and consistent UX across a variety of devices.

    “They brought a lot of experience from different clients across a variety of sectors, and we’ve benefited from that.”

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  • 16
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Bennett Street Media is a full service digital production agency based in Washington, DC. Founded in 2012, Bennett Street Media specializes in video production, digital strategy, and branding. Bennett Street Media works primarily midmarket businesses in a range of industries, especially healthcare, non-profit, and media. 

    Clients

    • Accenture Federal Services
    • Gilead
    • RJ Whyte Events
    • Ion Marketing

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bennett Street Media was hired to produce a video for a charity event.

    "Bennett Street Media is really professional, client-friendly, and very amiable to what we wanted."

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  • 17
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Located in Washington, DC, Brand+Aid is a branding agency that specializes in advertising, branding, print design, and content marketing. Since 1999, the team of about 10 has been working with different clients in various industries including education, non-profits, and government services. 

    Clients

    • CDC
    • HHS
    • IRS
    • Medicare

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Brand+Aid has executed multifaceted ad campaigns for a number of malls and shopping centers. One project of note involved helping a renovated mall rebrand from the ground up, while coordinating with a local university that it served.

    "I recommend Brand+Aid to any clients or friends starting a new business on small marketing budgets."

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Founded in 2014, Brllnt is a branding, web design, and UX/UI design company based in Washington, D.C. They have a team of fewer than 10 employees that focus on brand messaging and marketing strategy, especially as it relates to design. 

    Clients

    • ACLU
    • Asurity
    • The George Washington University,
    • DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Brllnt handled the rebranding campaign of a data science company. The team worked on redesigning the firm’s logo, website, and branding assets. They also dug deep into the client’s brand identity and voice. 

    “They’re a company you hire when you want to look like a million bucks.”

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  • 19
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    DFFRNTWRLD® is a lifestyle brand creative agency based in Washington D.C. with more than two employees. Since their founding in 2008, they have offered advertising, branding, and marketing strategy solutions for clients in the fields of advertising and arts.

    Clients

    • CAVALHEIRO
    • Nipsey Hussle
    • Atlantic Records
    • Def Jam

    Industries

    Notable Project

    DFFRNTWRLD® was hired to create brand identity for a men's grooming service. They crafted a logo, made a color scheme, and developed an e-commerce website. 

    "They’re actually vested in our success."

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  • 20
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    GOLDMAN LAW GROUP is a law firm founded in 2006 in Washington, DC with no more than 10 experts. They provide branding, marketing strategy, and back-office services for clients in the fields of advertising, arts, and business services.

    Clients

    • Marriott International
    • Choice Hotels
    • American Express
    • Hilton Hotels & Resorts

    Industries

    Notable Project

    GOLDMAN LAW GROUP was hired to provide trademark registration in the United States for a Ukrainian law firm.

    "Their professional attitude, ability to adjust to the client’s needs, and effective communication were outstanding."

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      4.3
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Provoc is a marketing firm founded in Washington, DC in 2008 with more than 10 employees. They are experts in branding, marketing strategy, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses.

    Clients

    • FTD Disorders

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Provoc developed a digital toolkit for a grant-making organization in order to clearly present equity communications to the client's stakeholders. They also led workshops and delved into the same topic. 

    "Provoc worked with us until we got what we wanted."

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  • 22
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    In Washington, District of Columbia, A Wiser Website is a web design company. The small team provides web design, branding, logo, and search engine optimization. The agency was established in 2020.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A Wiser Website revamped a life coach's site. They updated the client's old site, added a blog and a sales page to get organic traffic.

    "They are knowledgeable and unbelievable how they were able to grab my essence and put me into a website."

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  • 23
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    The Brand Stand is a design firm based in Washington, DC with over two employees. Founded in 2015, they specialize in branding, digital strategy, and web design services for small and medium-sized businesses across various industries.

    Clients

    • CyFIR
    • Clark Construction
    • TopTrainer
    • INsite Architecture

    Notable Project

    The Brand Stand developed a brand for a beauty company. The company needed a brand that they could introduce to their local community. The company was satisfied with the branding look that The Brand Stand created.

    “The Brand Stand gave us a unique, fresh look in our industry. “ - Owner, Beauty Company

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  • 24
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Founded in 1991, ds+f (Don Schaaf & Friends, Inc.) is full service branding agency in Annapolis, Md. The agency's small team of 7 specializes in advertising, branding, and video production. 

    Clients

    • nVent
    • Pentair
    • Frontier Technologies
    • Kennametal

    Notable Project

    ds+f assisted with a complete brand overhaul for an annual trade show. Scope included logo design, imaging, advertising, and print design for attendee and exhibitor promotions.

    “I always felt like I was working with an expert.”

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  • 25
    • Undisclosed
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • McLean, VA

    Launched in 1971, MG2 Design is an architectural design company. The midsize Seattle, Washington-based team specializes in architectural design, branding, and interior design.

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  • 26
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Fairfax, VA

    ACS Creative is a full-service design and strategic marketing firm based in Germantown, Maryland with offices in South Carolina and Virginia. Founded in 1986, they primarily serve small and midmarket businesses. They specialize in web development, web design, and branding services.

    Clients

    • higherEd;Direct
    • Cyber Armed
    • Canea One

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ACS Creative brought clarity and structure to the content presented on an aviation consulting firm. They incorporated compelling photography and unique designs to create a new brand direction that promotes their different services.

     

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  • 27
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Joy Riot is a small advertising company located in Alexandria, Virginia. The team provides advertising, branding, marketing strategy, media planning & buying, and more.

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  • 28
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Rockville, MD

    Logo company Pronative Designs Inc was established in 2019. Their small team is located in Rockville, Maryland. Their services include logo, branding, graphic design, and packaging design.

    Clients

    • Rugged Edge Holdings Ltd

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Pronative Designs Inc took over a spectrum design project for a consumer goods retailer. The team leveraged AutoCAD and implemented all requested designs. 

    "They took on a complex project and completed it with high quality."

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  • 29

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    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Architectural design company Michael Graves Architecture & Design is headquartered in New York, New York; Princeton, New Jersey and Washington, District of Columbia. Established in 1964, the midsize team provides architectural design, graphic design, product design, branding, and more.

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  • 30
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC
    Based in Washington, District of Columbia, KINETIK is a branding agency. The small agency was founded in 1988. Their services include branding, graphic design, social media marketing, and video production.
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