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Top 100 Naming Agencies in Washington DC

May 2022

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  • 1
    • $10,000+
    • 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 produced two videos for a nonprofit affordable housing organization. They handled all of the audio, video editing, mixing, voiceovers, and scriptwriting. Another deliverable was an infographic. 

    "I give them high marks for listening and understanding what we were trying to produce." 

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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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 led a rebranding project for a nonprofit advocacy organization. Their team created new branding and related collateral from existing research before designing and developing the client’s new website.

    “Teal Media was one of the top consultants I’ve worked with in terms of their project management.”

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • 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 refreshed a housing organization’s branding and marketing strategy. They held exploratory sessions before the rebranding; once rebranding was done, they revamped marketing assets, including the website. 

    “Their team was creative and responsive to our needs.”

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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 provides graphic design, web development, and app development services for a public affairs agency. The team has also been involved in SEO and keyword linking strategy efforts.

    “Their design aesthetic and user interface are excellent.”

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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. provided various designs for an IT company's brand, website, and marketing materials. The goal was to rebrand the company into a modern and persuasive brand.

    "They did everything they said they would. I was never disappointed in Borenstein Group’s work."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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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& (formerly Beyond Definition) helped establish a holistic brand identity. They have completed a wide range of design requirements such as a logo and t-shirts. They also built two versions of the website.

    “They’ve given us such a distinction out in the market.”

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  • 7
    • 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 helped a nonprofit rebrand its online presence. After conducting research, they designed a new logo, enhanced website aesthetics, and produced a video. The vendor's contributions created a solid foundation for the brand relaunch. 

    "Williams Whittle not only helped create attractive campaign materials but also provided additional design work outside of the scope of work." – Executive Director, Nonprofit

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • 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

    Working with an executive search firm that had a relatively modest online dynamic, Jake Group revamped the client's marketing, branding, and logo presence through its web design services. Thanks to a high level of technical expertise, combined with intuitive marketing and business minds, Jake Group created a website that was billed as clear, provocative, and representative of the client's experience.

    “[Jake Group] has a very high level of technical expertise. They know all the marketing strategies, but they also have very effective business minds. This allows them to translate our business objectives into something marketable.”  – Owner, Executive Search Firm

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.6
    • 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 helped a government services firm conduct a full brand refresh. They handled an overhaul of the client's website, incorporating new designs, original copywriting, and a corporate video they created.

    "They’re highly creative and well-informed on the government contracting space."

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • 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 helped navigate a bank merger by with branding and PR strategies that highlight unique aspects of each legacy institution. Their work included print and digital design and social media advertising.

    “They’re not in it for the money or their own personal gain, but because they care about our success.”

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  • 11
    • $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 created a WordPress web design for a nonprofit based in DC. The client wanted a website that was user-friendly and easy to read, which Taoti delivered. They worked on everything from the framework to the design elements.

    “We worked together. Their job was to make everything look really pretty and functional, which they did.” – Program Manager, Non-Profit

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  • 12
    • 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 completely remade and redesigned the website of a homebuilding firm to modernize its branding and to highlight their new homes division. They built a new website, incorporated unique themes for each section of the site, and used SEO best practices to drive traffic. The client appreciated the modern feel and easy navigation of the new site, and appreciated that it still showed that their company is a long standing member of the community. 

    “Everything they designed is an improvement upon the old site. People look at us differently, and recognize us as a stable company in our area. The site shows both our longevity and our local presence in the right way.” – VP of Marketing, Homebuilding Firm

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  • 13
    • 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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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • 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 provides ongoing branding, UX design, and marketing support to a financial software company. They helped modernize the client's brand and improve the user experience of their software products. 

    "Their work is very high quality." – COO, Financial Software Company

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    • 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

    A charity hired Bennett Street Media to produce a promotional video. The client's goal was raise awareness about their upcoming fundraising event. Bennett Street Media used the client's script, coached staff members included in the video, and provided editing and production services. The client noted that the video helped their company break fundraising records compared to previous years. 

    "The video helped us raise over $4,000 in 3 hours. During a similar event last year, we raised $1,700 within that same period." - Team Captain, Charity

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  • 16
    • 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 provided trademark registration assistance for an IT law firm. The firm was looking for a reliable firm to offer a quick solution after a change in the law. GOLDMAN LAW GROUP helped register the trademarks for the firm successfully.

    “The cooperation was professional and effective.” - Senior Lawyer, IT Law Firm

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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 marketed a new web app for military families. They created commercials and print media and helped manage the art direction.

    They have a personable and fun approach to their work, and the team is always positive and enthusiastic.”

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.2
    • 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 provides campaign collateral for a collective of racial equity organization. They work on press releases, email blasts, text messages, and social media marketing to drive voting and census registration.

    “They understand the power that rests in what we could do together.”

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  • 19
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Brunch Digital is a creative agency based in Washington. Founded in 2009, the team of 12 specializes in UX/UI design, branding and web design. They work primarily with small business and midmarket clients, mainly in the consumer products and services and hospitality and leisure industries.

    Clients

    • Pride Fund
    • Hummingbird Inn

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Brunch Digital worked on logo design, marketing, and web design for a bar. They designed the branding and logo materials for the client, and built the client’s website and developed new features. The client enjoyed working with them on this project.

    “They did everything I asked and accommodated me by conducting business over the phone. We’d communicate about every other day to go over their progress and make changes to the signage drafts as needed.” – Managing Partner, Bar

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  • 20
    • $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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  • 21
    • $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® kickstarted a men’s grooming brand. DFFRNTWRLD® provided web and branding solutions to develop a product. The brand was impressed by DFFRNTWRLD®’s level of work.

    “I like everything that they did.” - Founder, Men's Grooming Brand

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

    A Wiser Website is a web design agency founded in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value]. They are based in Washington, District of Columbia and have a small team. Their services include web design, branding, logo, and search engine optimization.

    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
    • $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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  • 24
    • 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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  • 25
    • $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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  • 26

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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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  • 27
    • 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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  • 28
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    In Alexandria, Virginia, FORGE Branding is a branding agency. Launched in 2005, the small team specializes in branding, media planning & buying, and logo.

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  • 29
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Bendure Communications Inc is a PR agency. Their small team is located in Washington, District of Columbia and Middleburg, Virginia and offers public relations, branding, email marketing, market research, and more. The firm was founded in 1998.

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  • 30
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Bethesda, MD

    Based in Bethesda, Maryland, Interface Multimedia is a branding agency. The small team focuses on branding, graphic design, video production, ux/ui design, and more. The firm was launched in 1993.

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