Looking for a top naming agency?

Your business trades on its name – it needs to create an impression that is both familiar and memorable and makes customers want to learn more. Choosing the best partner for your business is incredibly challenging.

That's why we've created this list of the best naming companies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Naming Companies

  • 61
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Based in Toronto, Zync is a marketing and digital agency that was founded in 2004. Their team of nearly 15 specializes in branding, web design, digital strategy, and more. 

    Clients
    AVIVA
    Colliers
    IKEA
    TD Bank
    Notable Project

    Zync developed a WordPress website for a national sports organization. The agency redesigned the front- and backend of the website, working on a new UX and UI, and went through the whole process prototype development to fully-functional delivery. Due to their work, the new website an experienced an increase in traffic. 

    "We had to design this for massive traffic spikes, and our ongoing reality for a property like that is maybe 100,000 to 150,000 uniques a month. During the sporting events, it can have 20, 30, or 40 times that." —Executive Director, National Sports Organization 

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  • 62
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 1999, ArtVersion is a web design industry veteran. Headquartered in Chicago with other locations in Portland, OR and San Francisco, CA, ArtVersion's team of 14 provides web design, UI/UX design, graphic design, and branding.

    Clients
    Toyota
    Johnson & Johnson
    Shell
    Qualcomm
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A visual media consultant hired ArtVersion to create a new logo and ended up producing an entire branding campaign, website, and blog. The client has seen positive results from the work, even after the partnership ended.

    "I feel like they’re almost a member of our family. They’ve been great over the years, and I was actually able to work with ArtVersion remotely for the first several years. To me, being able to communicate clearly with a client and understand their style and goals, even when we haven’t sat together face-to-face says a lot." – Founder, Visual Media Consultant

  • 63
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Beverly Hills CA

    Trixmedia is a Beverly Hills, Calif. digital marketing and web design agency with fewer than 50 employees on staff. Since its founding in 2003, the agency has specialized in web design, web development, and branding.

    Clients
    Hilton
    Norman Buckley
    Coca-Cola
    Paris Bloom
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Trixmedia designed multiple websites for a health therapy company. Along with the websites, they provided design marketing collateral, including brochures and logo design. The client now relies on Trixmedia for all marketing projects. 

    "[Trixmedia] is great at communication and giving design advice while also being cognizant of our concerns. They’re undoubtedly creative and capable of getting things done fast." – SVP, Health Therapy Company

  • 64
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    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

  • 65
    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

  • 66
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 1996, Conjure is a full-service design agency based in Chicago. Their team of approximately 15 employees mostly services midmarket and enterprise-level clients in a variety of industries. While branding is their main offering, they also provide graphic and collateral design.

    Clients
    Verso
    Blackwood BBQ
    Optimo
    Protein Bar & Kitchen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Conjure branded a newly-established brewing company. After narrowing down a brand identity, they materialized the brand through designs for merchandise and packaging. Their work resulted in the accrual of a social media following very early on in the engagement.

    "We’ve gained quite a few followers on Facebook and Instagram." — President, Brewery Startup

  • 67
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sausalito CA

    Good Stuff Partners is a branding and design agency based in Sausalito, CA. Founded in 2013, Good Stuff Partners' team of fewer than 10 employees provide branding and logo services.

    Clients
    Mental Health Association of NYC
    SEE International
    YMCA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Good Stuff Partners revamped the brand messaging and in updating its marketing efforts, which included redesigning. 

    "They work with us directly to find unique solutions instead of providing generic templates or answers." – Partner, Architecture Firm

  • 68
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    București Romania

    Brandfusion is a strategic branding company headquartered in Bucharest, Romania and founded in 2005. The team of over 20 employees focuses on branding services, though they also offer digital strategy. They primarily serve midmarket businesses as well as some smaller companies.

    Clients
    Symphopay
    Prova
    Vivelis
    Imbold
    Notable Project

    A fintech startup tasked Brandfusion with leading their rebranding efforts so that they could better connect with their target audience. Branfusion's team interviewed existing customers to understand their needs and translated them into a robust brand vision. In the end, the new logo, slogan, and marketing assets helped establish the startup and were well-received by all.

    "The brand refresh helped us gain attention in the media. Also, the internal team loves the new graphical identity." – CMO, Fintech Startup

  • 69
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Massive Media is a full-service digital agency based in Vancouver, Canada, with a team of about 15. Since 2012, they have provided branding, digital and marketing strategy, web design, and advertising services for clients in hospitality, leisure, real estate, and more.

    Clients
    CBC
    Staples
    Microsoft
    Shaw
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Massive Media created and implemented a social media ad campaign for two television series. The also advised the client on profitable outreach strategies for various other platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Their work has received positive feedback from investors and the audiences. 

    "Their team remained professional, insightful, and responsive throughout the engagement. They were quick to send back drafts and iterations on creative and their agility made the whole process seamless."–Story Editor, Entertainment Company

  • 70
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Louisville KY

    Fieldtrip is a design-focused branding agency based in Louisville, Ky. Founded in 2006, they now comprise 25 employees experienced in creating digital branding and marketing strategies for small and midmarket clients in the retail, non-profit and government sectors. They specialize in branding, advertising, media planning and buying, immersive web experiences, and campaigns.

    Clients
    Ashley HomeStore
    Certilytics
    Kentucky State Parks Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fieldtrip provided a brand overhaul for a transportation company to combine three smaller names under a unified narrative. They provided brand infrastructure for the company and a roadmap for future success. Fieldtrip’s new brand created a heightened sense of brand recognition and employee understanding and resulted in new revenue for the client.

    “They really embodied, embraced, and understood who we were. They were very good at communicating every step of the process and they told us what our roadmap would look like when we'd see deliverables, and our whole branding process was very smooth because of them.” – Marketing Director, Transportation Company

  • 71
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Charlotte NC

    CannonCassidy is a naming agency headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. It was founded in 2012 and has fewer than 5 employees. In addition to naming, CannonCassidy provides brand strategy and corporate identity services.

    Clients
    GM
    Steelcase
    Banana Boat
    IBM
    Notable Project

    CannonCassidy assisted in creating a brand name for a pharmaceutical company's product. The client was extremely impressed with CannonCassidy.

    "When I share the name with internal colleagues all the way up to senior leadership, everyone is pleased with the direction we’re headed... the project’s success speaks to the quality of [CannonCassidy's] work." - Senior Manager, Pharmaceutical Company

  • 72
    $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
    International Rescue Committee
    Lexus
    Subaru
    Notable Project

    niftic agency was hired by an international trade agency that needed custom software to improve their ability to manage the backend of several brands' websites. niftic agency also developed a chatbot that could automatically screen leads, helping the client manage their high volume of inbound marketing.

    "They’re more engineering-based and utility-driven, which we like because it gives us an honest read on them. It also means that when a product goes awry—which they all do in some way—they’ll handle it well. That’s what we care about." - CEO, International Trade Agency

  • 73
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Denver CO

    FlowState Marketing is a digital and branding agency located in Denver. Since 2016, their team of 19 has specialized in branding, content marketing, digital strategy, and more. They mainly serve small businesses in various industries: advertising, manufacturing, ecommerce, entertainment, and others.

    Clients
    Ibotta
    Home Advisor
    Oscar Blues
    FloWater
    Notable Project

    FlowState Marketing developed custom apparel for a boot camp gym. Along with designing the products, the agency worked with the client to brainstorm ideas. Feedback on the apparel has been extremely positive. 

    "Our T-shirts basically flew off the shelves. Customers love the product and the custom material FlowState developed."–Owner, Boot Camp Gym 

  • 74
    $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

  • 75
    $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
    TaxMarch.org
    Everytown for Gun Safety
    Joyful Heart Foundation
    ICRW
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Teal Media was tasked with helping a justice nonprofit revamp its website to make it more professional. Teal Media approached the website redesign by outlining 6 phases – from research and discovery to content infrastructure to user experience mapping and wireframing to content management system (CMS) setup.

    "They are incredibly easy to work with. They create clear lines of authority. Everything was delivered on time and within our budget." – Co-Founder and Co-Director, Justice Nonprofit 

  • 76
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Austin TX

    HMG Creative is a full-service digital agency that is based in Austin, TX. Founded in 2003, HMG Creative's team of 14 employees offer web development and design, as well as a variety of marketing services such as SEO, print, email, social media, and content marketing. The team at HMG Creative works mainly with small businesses. Award: 2016 Communicator Awards: Award of Distinction

    Clients
    Texas A&M
    IKEA
    The Marriott
    Cox Communications
    Notable Project

    HMG creative helped a finance firm redesign its website to make it more user-friendly. HMG Creative helped launched a fully revamped website with a lower bounce rate for the client and trained the client's staff on how to use the new website. The client was impressed with how the team at HMG Creative incorporated feedback throughout the project. 

    "Their work has been great. We’re very happy with them, and they were very accommodating with all of the feedback we provided and revisions we suggested. " – Certified Financial Planner, Finance Firm 

  • 77
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Detroit MI

    Skidmore Studio is a branding and design studio in Detroit. Founded in 1959, they have about 17 employees that serve mostly midmarket and small-business clients in the business, consumer product, and nonprofit sectors. Services include branding and graphic design.

    Clients
    Halo Burger
    Xenith
    Inspired Organics
    Dave & Busters
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Skidmore Studio handled branding services for a leadership development consulting firm. In efforts to aid in the firm’s launch, they conducted a competitive analysis of their marketplace as well as established a name and brand logo. The new brand meets the partner’s expectations and received positive feedback.

    “Their creative team has an uncanny way of hearing the common themes from various interviews and articulating those into a clear brand.” – Founder & CEO, Leadership Development Consulting Firm

  • 78
    Undisclosed
    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
    Pixia
    ADT
    Adobe
    Boeing
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Borenstein Group, Inc. worked with a government contracting agency seeking assistance with rebranding its online presence. In addition to providing a new branding strategy, Borenstein Group, Inc. designed a new website and oversaw the client's social media accounts. The client appreciated that Borenstein Group, Inc. brought past experience with their industry to the project.

    "We were assigned a project manager, who I spoke with either every day or every other day. We were on a tight schedule, so we were constantly engaged with each other." – Marketing Manager, Government Contracting Agency 

  • 79
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Minneapolis MN

    Sussner Design Company is a branding agency headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1999, their team of approximately 5–6 employees provides both digital and web design services. They focus on brand messaging and delineating an effective strategy. 

    Clients
    Shock Doctor
    McDavid USA
    Animal Humane Society
    AT&T Tower
    Notable Project

    Sussner Design Company rebranded a printing press, giving them everything from a new logo to a freshly-designed website. They worked to increase the client’s brand recognition by conducting analysis on competition and delivering distinctive designs. Their work culminated in a 400% increase in sales and customers for the client. 

    "We’ve seen an increase in online sales and a fourfold growth in new clients every month.” — Sales Representative, Printing Press Company

  • 80
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Needham MA

    RainCastle Communications is a web design and branding company based outside Boston, in Needham, Mass. Founded in 1994, RainCastle's team of about 8 employees are experts in web design, content strategy, branding, and graphic design. They work with both B2B and B2C clients across industries.

    Clients
    Harvard
    Dana Farber
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Shawmut Construction
    Industries
    Notable Project

    RainCastle Communications created a comprehensive website for a university, which included a robust content strategy, UX/UI, usability testing, branding, copywriting, and animated videos. They built a website using WordPress CMS. The client was impressed with how RainCastle Communications simplified a complex offering and powerfully presented the new brand.

    “The site debuted to overwhelming praise from many stakeholders; the simple visuals appealed to viewers while adhering to brand guidelines. RainCastle’s flexibility, quick response times, and openness to feedback made for a smooth workflow. They went above and beyond to deliver quality work on time.”— Marketing Executive, Large Educational Institute

  • 81
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sausalito CA

    DDW is a brand design consulting company based in Sausalito, Calif. Founded in 1997, the team of 35 specializes in packaging design, branding, logo services, and other design. They focus on consumer products and services.

    Clients
    Starbucks
    Campbell’s
    Sprint
    Amazon
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DDW worked on package design for a large coffee brand. They augmented the brand’s internal graphics team to redesign the packaging for a line of products. They were a part of the process from conception to review and assisted with multiple projects after. The client was impressed with positive feedback the project received.

    “Everyone loved the design. It was a great mix of our history and heritage in a more modern look and feel. We get compliments from the different teams.” – Brand Manager, Large Coffee Brand 

  • 82
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Denver CO

    Based in Denver, CO, BrandJuice is a strategic agency that was founded in 1999. The team of over 20 employees specializes in branding, marketing strategy, advertising, and video production. The company's industry focus spans business services, consumer products, and the healthcare and medical field. 

    Clients
    Clorox
    Olay
    Procter & Gamble
    Coca-Cola
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BrandJuice helped a medical company with their messaging in order to stand out from competitors. This included focusing their brand and designing a website. The work BrandJuice has done has attracted new customers and has lead to positive feedback.

    "They [BrandJuice] do a really good job of understanding the audience that we're working towards. They always took our feedback with class. Every time we pushed back and asked for more, they exceeded our expectations in the product that came after."- Chief Operating Officer, Medical Company

  • 83
    $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

  • 84
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Reading United Kingdom

    Berkeley Communications is an international full-service PR and comms agency based in Reading, U.K., with offices in London, Munich, New York, Paris, Madrid, and Amsterdam. The agency, founded in 1995, has more than 50 employees and provides PR, branding, marketing strategy, and digital strategy services to small and larger-sized companies in the IT, telecommunications, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    Kaspersky Labs
    Workfront
    Freesat
    Netcall
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A biometrics company hired Berkeley Communications to help rename and rebrand the company to make it clear to the public what services it provides compared to other companies with a similar name. The engagement with Berkeley Communications made the company more visible as a biometrics company, accounting for 22% of biometrics news stories in the U.K. from only 1.1% two years earlier. 

    "They helped us to transform us from having virtually no brand equity, coverage, or voice in the biometric industry to having over a ⅕ share of the voice in biometrics." - SVP for Sales and Marketing, Biometrics Company 

  • 85
    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

  • 86
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Scottsdale AZ

    AtticSalt Branding is a creative agency based in Scottsdale Ariz. and founded in 2014. Their team of 5 employees specializes in branding, graphic design, and logo design.

    Clients
    Google
    Pawgo
    Skor
    Notable Project

    AtticSalt Branding created a new brand for a medical practice. After a discovery session to learn more about the client, they created a brand that would stand out from others in the same industries. They chose a unique color scheme as well as colors, fonts, logos, and other visual assets. The clients loved the brand and said that they regularly receive compliments on it.

    “I was impressed by their attention to detail and ability to convey our personality through our brand. They hit the nail on the head with every single thing.” – Co-Owner & Physician, Medical Practice
     

  • 87
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Costa Mesa CA

    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

  • 88
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Dubai United Arab Emirates

    Start Design is a design consultancy with offices in London, Dubai, and Manchester, England. Founded in 1996, they have 137 employees specializing in retail, digital and brand design. Working with a wide range of midmarket companies, they focus on branding, architectural innovation, and UX.

    Clients
    X Dubai
    Barclays
    UAE ProLeague
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Start Design fronted the redesign of a store and kiosk for a telecommunications company. They focused on brand visualization and customer experience in their designs. After opening the first store, product sales, consumer interest, and quality of customer experience all increased dramatically, allowing the client to open 130 additional smart stores utilizing the same designs.

    “Apart from creative thinking, there was a clear understanding and application of operational functionality. We managed to build a great looking store that was far easier for store teams to functions in and far more engaging and productive for our customers.” – Former VP Channel Development, Telecommunications Company

  • 89
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Annapolis MD

    Contrast & Co. is a design agency based in Annapolis, Md. with more than 10 employees. Founded in 2015, they specialize in web design, branding, and social media marketing solutions for clients that work in the fields of business services, health care, and legal services.

    Clients
    Hogan Lovells
    Altum
    HealthFirst
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Contrast & Co. provided web design and branding solutions for a nonprofit. Contrast & Co. not only helped build the nonprofit’s site but also assisted in relevant marketing efforts. The project was very successful.

    “Everything about working with Contrast & Co. was impressive.” - Head of Communication, Nonprofit

  • 90
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Brandlucent is a branding agency based in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2015, they have five employees specializing in brand strategy for B2B tech and service companies of all sizes. They offer a range of services, including brand-first website development, brand-forward packaging, and brand identity.

    Clients
    FlightHub
    Ayuda
    Yaksa
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Brandlucent created a branding strategy for a training company, which included logo design, branding, web design, and redesigning marketing materials. They worked closely with the client to deliver a product that met their vision. The new brand received positive feedback from prospective clients.

    “We are very happy with the outcomes. Our clients and prospective clients are always complimenting us on our branding. We have been able to happily refer companies back to Brandlucent.” – Co-Founder, Training Company

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