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List of the Best San Francisco Web Design Agencies

  • 1
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Kanopi Studios is a strategy, design, and development agency based in San Francisco. Founded in 2010, the team of 33 specializes in web development, web design, and UX/UI design. They focus on business services, non-profits, and consumer products and services.

     

    Clients
    Yale Press
    University of California
    Autodesk
    San Francisco International Airport
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kanopi Studios migrated an obsolete CMS to an updated version of Drupal for a professional grad school. They retained the platform’s content, rebuilt custom modules, and developed a new backend. They also redesigned the site’s UX/UI. The client was impressed with the expertise they brought to the project. 

    “Their expert knowledge of Drupal facilitated a quick and effective migration. They also helped modernize our software development process.” – Sr. Director of IT, Professional Graduate School

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Embacy is a digital agency based in Moscow with no more than 50 professionals. They have provided web design and branding solutions since their founding in 2017. They work with clients ranging from startups to enterprises in the fields of business and financial services, among others.

    Clients
    Kodland
    +X
    Think32
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Embacy redesigned a website for a computing and programming company. The company was looking to make a new page for their website. Embacy helped attract more visitors to the company’s site with their work.

    “Every time they suggested creative options. Didn't think in cliches, even if that's a cliche to say.” - CMO, Computing and Programming Company

  • 3
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Ueno is a full-service digital agency based in San Francisco with additional offices in New York City and Iceland. The company was founded in 2014 and employs a team of 64. They provide web design, UX/UI design, web development, and content marketing services.

    Clients
    Google
    Facebook
    Visa
    Airbnb
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ueno built iOS and Android apps for an international news station. Users can stream personalized content from their various mobile devices. Following the development, the Ueno team also provided promotional marketing services. Now, they help with sales and make minor UX/UI improvements.

    "The app has been a success with both users and commercially. We are three times up on our revenue targets, and we've doubled our user growth targets as well. Our product has been named App of the Year, and we've won half a dozen awards already." — Managing Director, News Station

  • 4
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Jose CA

    Founded in 2011, EIGHT25MEDIA is a web design firm located in Fremont, CA. The agency and its team of more than 70 have expertise in WordPress, HTML, CSS, web design, consulting and digital branding.

    Clients
    Avondale
    Digital Shadows
    Elo
    LiveHive
    Notable Project

    An eye care company hired EIGHT25MEDIA to create a WordPress website that focused on usability and provided the right information for users. Users can now change the font size on the site and access PDF files. Patients have found the website easy to navigate and informative, which was the goal.

    “[EIGHT25MEDIA] are a hard-working group of people. The small team that worked with me regularly was responsive. I could call them or email them at any point, and they would give me feedback or respond to me quickly, within the day.”- Partner at Eye Care Company

  • 5
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Oakland CA

    State Creative is a web design and development company located in Oakland, CA. Founded in 2000, State Creative's team of nearly 10 employees also offer e-commerce development. They serve small and mid-market businesses in the business services, finance, and consumer products industries.

    Clients
    UC Berkley
    California Association of Food Banks
    Litman Gregory
    Industries
    Notable Project

    From August 2016 to January 2017, State Creative worked with a freight service provider to develop a new website. State Creative built and designed the site on WordPress. They also offered content consulting to help the client develop useful content. The client was impressed with State Creative's range of skills and services.

    "State Creative assisted with everything from the design, suggestions for content, revisions, completion, and the build out of the website. They also gave us training on how we can maintain certain aspects of the site ourselves. They completely rebuilt the website on WordPress." – VP, Freight Service Provider 

  • 6
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Power Digital is a digital marketing agency based in San Diego with an office in New York. The agency, founded in 2012, has more than 300 employees and provides content marketing, email marketing, PPC, SEO, social media marketing, web design, and PR services. Power Digital serves mid-market and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, advertising & marketing, business services, and retail industries. 

    Clients
    P&G
    Dropbox
    Beyond Meat
    Daily Harvest
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An investment management firm hired Power Digital to help them gain an understanding of their customer demand potential and have an analysis of the dynamics of their competition. To achieve these goals, Power Digital did a full audit of paid search, social media, landing pages, SEO, analytics, and PR. They completed the project and provided the firm with the outcome of the audit which was exactly what they needed to move forward.

    "Overall, the team is very well and appropriately staffed and have a consistent project management and communication structure." - CEO, Investment Management Firm

  • 7
    $10,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Epsilon is a global marketing company that offers web and mobile app development along with web design, UI/UX, content marketing, and digital strategy. The team of more than 8,000 works in 70 offices around the world but is headquartered in San Francisco. They serve IT, financial services, and government industries.

    Clients
    California State Lottery
    Staples
    Walgreens
    Marriott
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Epsilon transformed a static website into a dynamic and interactive site for a public sector institution. The project entailed visual designs, page reviews, usability tests, and backend development. The client saw a dramatic improvement in traffic to the site.

    “They [Epsilon] follow best practices in most cases, and that’s really their forte. It’s quite obvious that they’re very skilled at what they do.” – Chief of Application Services, Public Sector Institution

  • 8
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Razorfrog Web Design is a website development shop located in San Francisco, CA. Founded in 2008, Razorfrog's team of nearly 10 people specialize in WordPress web design and maintenance. They also offer logo, print, and graphic design, as well as SEO services. RazorFrog works with clients in the business, real estate, and legal industries. 

    Clients
    KZSC Radio
    Mighty PR
    Peets and Associates
    Industries
    Notable Project

    In May 2016, Razorfrog worked with a software firm to develop and manage a new website on WordPress. The team not only redesigned the website but also built additional features to improve the website's effectiveness and usability. The client praised Razorfrog for being easy to work with and efficient. 

    "I've worked with many different external vendors, and I'd have to say that Razorfrog was probably the easiest vendor I've ever worked with. They used a Trello board to manage the project, ... which made things much more efficient." – Marketing Director, Software Firm

  • 9
    $5,000+
    10,000+ Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Globant is a software development company based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with offices in San Francisco and Mexico City. The company, founded in 2003, has more than 12,500 employees who provide, among others, web development, digital strategy, and social media marketing services to various companies. 

    Clients
    Google
    Electronic Arts
    Linkedin
    Coca Cola
    Notable Project

    Globant was hired by a Software Company to provide .NET development for various projects and to develop iOS and Android mobile apps. The engagement allowed the client to scale up quickly for a project when needed.

    "With very little ramp-up time, we can extend our development team quickly especially when we have time restraints for certain projects." - Director of Product Development, Software Company

  • 10
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Santa Clara CA

    Studio 22 is a design agency based in Santa Clara, Calif. Founded in 2001, the team of 11 specializes in web design, logo, branding, and more.

     

    Clients
    Google
    Stanford University
    NASA
    San Francisco 49ers
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Studio 22 worked on branding and redesigned a website for an energy startup. They managed logo design, print design, industry marketing materials, and presentation templates as part of a rebrand. The client was impressed with their efficient project management.  

    “They were able to complete the project on our extremely aggressive timeline, which speaks volumes in terms of their management of the project.” – CEO, Energy Startup 

  • 11
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Avalaunch Media is a Lehi, Utah-based full-service digital marketing agency. Founded in 2012, the company is a mid-sized and growing firm with around 40 employees. They specialize in content marketing, particularly with visual content. Avalaunch Media offers a wide range of services, including SEO, web design, and PPC. Most of Avalaunch Media's clients are large firms.

    Clients
    Expedia
    GoPro
    Blendtec
    Microsoft
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large financial services firm worked with Avalaunch Media to produce video and create a content marketing campaign. Avalaunch Media produced a video that became the firm's flagship piece of marketing content. Since then, Avalaunch Media has produced more content managed SEO and PPC campaigns for the firm. The client noted especially that Avalaunch Media was especially prompt in delivery and communication, and the two firms have built a several-year relationship.

    "Within the company, there is satisfaction from the executive level down to the people on the front line in the field who are getting the work done. We really enjoy the processes and the attention that we get on the projects." – Digital Media Director, Financial Services Firm

  • 12
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Hub Strategy and Communication is a creative agency based in San Francisco. Founded in 2002, their team of about 30 employees provides advertising, marketing strategy, and media planning and buying services.

    Clients
    San Francisco 49ers
    Oakland Athletics
    University of San Francisco
    Blue Shield of California
    Notable Project

    Hub Strategy and Communication worked with this cloud-based camera manufacturer to supply print and digital marketing capabilities, including TV and radio ad production, media buying, and creative development. They encouraged the client to use geographic marketing, which led to a substantial lift in sales.

    "They understood our customer, understood our business, used our product, and built great creative to address that." – VP of Marketing, Cloud-based Camera Manufacturer

  • 13
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Oakland CA

    HyperArts is a website design and development company based in San Francisco, CA. HyperArts' intimate team of nearly 10 people specializes in website design, development, and maintenance, as well as UX/UI design for WordPress and Drupal sites. They mainly serve small business clients.

    Clients
    Berkely Labs
    UC San Francisco
    UC Berkely Crossroads
    Eventbrite
    Industries
    Notable Project

    From September 2012 to February 2014, HyperArts worked with a large international library to build an accessible research network and revamp its website. The client was impressed with HyperArts' project manager and pleased with the new website and research database. 

    "Having [this] project manager was critical to getting the website launched because he was able to break things down. He’s an exceptional project manager. He brought in two programmers to work with us, as well as an artist who worked on the look of the new website." – Administrator, National Library

  • 14
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Revolution Media Group is a website design and development company that was founded in 2004. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Revolution Media Group's small team of fewer than 10 employees provides web development, web design, and branding services.

    Clients
    Partnership for Children & Youth
    Williams-Sonoma
    FLM.TV
    Bavarian Nordic
    Notable Project

    Revolution Media Group worked with an insulation company to develop three new websites. The project's goal was to share updates with non-IT employees. The client was impressed with the extra work Revolution Media Group devoted to the project to ensure it met all their goals.

    "They worked with me. They really met all of the goals that we had set and even gave me something that I wasn’t expecting. The auto-sizing of the website was a great perk. It was an unexpected surprise to be able to receive that feature." – Marketing Specialist, Insulation Products Company 

  • 15
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    EnlightWorks is a web design agency that works specifically with small businesses in the business services, nonprofit, and government industries. Founded in 2016, the Benicia, California-based firm is comprised of 3 team members.

    Clients
    Marin Housing Authority
    Bay Imaging Group
    YWCA
    Freedom Makers
    Industries
    Notable Project

    EnlightWorks redesigned a website for a women’s and children’s nonprofit, implementing interactive form-filling feature that streamline that application process. Additionally, they made upgrades to their digital marketing. The project has helped organize record keeping. EnlightWorks manages tasks by prioritizing specific requests in order to be efficient.

    “Danny always brings good ideas and solutions to our project.” – Executive Assistant, Women & Children’s Nonprofit

  • 16
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Ramon CA

    RevLocal, a digital strategy company, is headquartered in Granville, Ohio; Moorpark, California; Simpsonville, South Carolina and Austin, Texas. The midsize firm was established in 2010. Their team specializes in digital strategy, pay per click, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    RevLocal provided web optimization services for a custom PC company. The team continues to monitor the client's website and its growing local search marketing, brand awareness, and client base.

    "Honestly, we appreciate how open and professional they are."

  • 17
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Hero Digital is a digital customer experience agency from San Francisco with additional offices in Philadelphia, Belleveu, Wash., Plano, Texas, Burbank, Calif. and New York City. It was founded in 2004 and has grown to a team of 214 employees. Hero Digital provides web development, web design, SEO, content marketing, and digital strategy services to mostly large enterprise clients. 

    Clients
    Western Digital
    Sephora
    Salesforce
    Aramark
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hero Digital was hired by an art non-profit to take over a data migration after a previous vendor couldn't finish the project. Hero Digital went on to help with a general rebranding, redesigning and developing their website, managing SEO, and their Sitecore CMS. 

    "We were in bad shape before Delphic began working with us. We’ve already seen significant increases in traffic, visibility, and conversions. We’ve also engaged Delphic for some of our SEM and pay-per-click campaigns. They’ve optimized our content for search at least twice already. Over half of our Web traffic comes in from search engines, so we’re very, very pleased with that." – Web Production Coordinator, Non-Profit

  • 18
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Founded in 2003, Propane is a digital agency with a focus on strategy. They have 20 employees in their San Francisco office, who together compose an efficient team of designers, developers, and marketers equipped to create digital solutions. With an emphasis on distinct branding, Propane offers consulting services, custom software and web development, and social media marketing.

    Clients
    Lojack
    Kaiser Permanente
    Clarisonic
    Telltale Games
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A subsidiary of a large auto manufacturer sought Propane's design expertise in creating a vehicle entertainment platform. Propane Studio first consulted with the firm to ensure clear expectations, then created all the visual assets for the platform. They also handled the branding. The client was impressed by Propane's technical knowledge, which they did not expect from an agency with such a broad focus.

    "I have a good impression of their professionalism, deliverables, and commitment to their work. I think overall, it’s really positive feedback, and in comparison to other companies we have worked with, they were best able to adapt to our way of working." – Senior Industrial Designer, Auto Manufacturer

  • 19
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sausalito CA

    Division of Labor is a advertising agency based in Sausalito, Calif. and founded in 2010. Their team of 11 employees specializes in advertising, social media marketing, and video production for clients of all sizes in the marketing, entertainment, and business services industries.

    Clients
    SFMOMA
    OpenDoor
    Kelly
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Division of Labor ran a brand awareness campaign for a streaming device. They ran a campaign of outdoor, radio, and digital advertisements for two years. They also created the overall marketing strategy and taglines for the campaign. The client was very happy with the results of the campaign and said that their sales and brand awareness increased as a result.  

    “I loved their passion for creativity. They cared about my personal success and the success of my company.” – Former Director of Marketing, Streaming Device Company
     

  • 21
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakland CA

    Kalamuna is a web development and design agency founded in 2012. They have 15 employees based in their Oakland, Calif. office. The bulk of their services focus on full-service web development, from visual design to server-side operations. Kalamuna also offers custom software development and digital strategy consulting.

    Clients
    : Berkeley EECS
    Progenity.com
    Arizona State University
    Space Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A Bay Area media company hired Kalamuna to redesign its website after ending its relationship with a former web designer. Kalamuna focused on migrating the site from Drupal 6 to 7 and updating its visual aesthetics and usability. The site was fairly sophisticated and involved migrating content dating back to 2006. This client praised Kalamuna's project management skills and timeliness and appreciated the visual and functional upgrades to the website.

    "They care about what they're doing, and they'll speak up if they feel like there's a better approach. They have really high standards for user experience and user testing." – Technology Director, Media Company

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mountain View CA

    Geex Arts is a UI/UX and web design agency located in Moscow. With additional offices in Mountain View, Calif., their team of over 10 serves clients of all sizes across a range of industries. They were founded in 2016.

    Clients
    CNN
    Societe Generale
    Kaspersky
    Amino Apps
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Geex Arts provided design, branding, and web dev services to an internet art platform. The team added features and functionalities as requested by the client. Their creative and unique services exceeded expectations.

    "They’re exceptional designers. The team is super innovative and its range is amazing. They challenge a lot of design norms, which is important for us." — CEO, Internet Art Platform

  • 23
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Dublin CA

    Amasta Media is a web design and development company based in Dublin, Calif. Founded in 2012, the company focuses on web design, web development, and logo design.

     

    Clients
    Priority One Jets
    Agora Media Solutions
    MLC Interiors
    EXO Skin Simple
    Notable Project

    Amasta Media worked on web development and CMS for an early development center. They redesigned the website using a CMS system that allows users to update content. They also developed a tutorial for managing the system. The client appreciated their responsiveness throughout the project.

    “Their responsiveness sets them apart from other vendors. They continue to maintain a strong relationship and make themselves available to us whenever we have any questions.” – Executive Director and Owner, Early Development Center 

  • 24
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    smallnormous is a marketing solutions provider based in Santa Rosa, California. Founded in 2018, the duo of designers serves small and mid-sized businesses from a wide range of industries. Their specialty is branding, but they also offer web and graphic design along with social media marketing.

    Clients
    Team Becca
    Adamas Pharmaceuticals
    Docker
    Industries
    Notable Project

    smallnormous delivered a marketing strategy for an audiovisual equipment rental company. They delivered print ads, digital ads, and designed a landing page for the client. The successfully delivered tonally-precise materials that further developed the client's brand. 

    "They took my briefing and presented a proposed strategy. Once aligned, they created a draft, took edits, refined and finalized." — Operations, Audiovisual Rental Company

  • 25
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Beyond is a design and technology agency located in London, New York and San Francisco. Founded in 2010, they have over 150 employees that serve clients in a wide-range of industries. Services range from customer experience audit and user & market research to learning content creation, experience design and service design.

    Clients
    Google
    Facebook
    Virgin
    Novartis
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large, influential cloud services company hired Beyond for its content marketing and digital strategy expertise. The main project was a content hub that featured industry news and best practices for chief information officers (CIOs). They also designed a client-oriented newsletter for the company, which features vital industry and company information in a marketable format for users. The client praised Beyond's flexibility, noting that their projects included a number of pivots and last-minute changes that Beyond accounted for seamlessly.

    "Their enthusiasm for our projects is unparalleled, and it’s great to have a partner that’s optimistic about what you can create together." – Content Marketing Lead, Large Tech Company

  • 26
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    With offices in New York and San Francisco, Salt Branding is a digital agency that has been helping a variety of clients since 2001. The agency and its team of 15+ are experts in branding, web design, and marketing strategy.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Brocade
    Arizona State University
    CenturyLink
    Notable Project

    Salt Branding was hired by a venture capital firm to help them stand out from the competition. Their work included branding and web design, along with naming assistance. The client prides Salt Branding on the great attention they give their clients. They also liked that each team member had a role.

    "We spoke to a few agencies, but Salt really stood out. Their process is incredibly thoughtful and comprehensive."- Vice President, Venture Capital Firm

  • 27
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Traction is a full-service marketing agency located in San Francisco. With a team of nearly 250 employees, Traction provides web design, advertising, UI/UX design, and branding services to enterprise and midmarket clients.

    Clients
    Apple
    Bank of America
    Charles Schwab
    Linkedin
    Industries
    Notable Project

    In November 2014, Traction designed an ad campaign for a staffing firm that was looking to revamp its digital content to reach younger audiences. Traction used A/B testing to design a new website, print and radio ads, and youth-oriented video ads. The client appreciated Traction's suggestions and willingness to do more than asked when given projects.  

    "One of the things that I like about Traction is that when they do work for a company, they will always come back with something extra. You can hire them to do concepting, but they’re always going to come back with some unique digital experience that you haven’t actually asked for but is above and beyond what you were expecting." – Senior Director of Brand Marketing, Global Staffing Firm 

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mountain View CA

    BASIC is a brand design agency founded in 2010 and based in San Diego, Calif. BASIC's team of about 300 has experience working with clients of all sizes, but most are midmarket. The firm specializes in branding, but also offers web design, video production, UX/UI design, and advertising services.

    Clients
    History Channel
    Hyundai
    Sony/Playstation
    Nike
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BASIC partnered with a video game developer to work on designs and branding. BASIC provided in-game designs, box art designs, and title sequence designs, as well as marketing services. The client was impressed by how organized and professional BASIC was. 

    "They always make you feel like they understand the urgency of whatever it is that we need or are asking for. They understand it, they respect it, and they want to act on that. " - Creative Departent Manager, Video Game Developer

  • 29
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Jose CA

    Direction, Inc. is a digital marketing agency based in Washington D.C., with an office in Great Falls, Va. Established in 2016, Direction, Inc. has 15 employees and primarily works with small and mid-market businesses in a variety of industries. Their services include SEO, PPC, web design, content marketing, and social media marketing

    Clients
    CAPX Solutions
    Limitless Paving
    Sig Cox Augusta
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Direction carried out a targeted digital campaign for a luxury apartment building in Washington, DC. The building had just transferred ownership, and the new owners were stuck with negative reviews due to past management's failures. The Direction team provided robust on- and off-page SEO to elevate more relevant results above old reviews, and launched a new flagship review site to gain reviews of the new management. 

    "Our organic rankings began to significantly increase almost immediately, and our rankings have already improved because of the blog. Because it’s so content-rich, it will continue to improve our online presence and rankings." —Owner, Rental Property Management Firm

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

    Farinella LLC is a branding and marketing agency that also provides web design and advertising services. Founded in 1990, they have a team of about 10 employees based in Emeryville, Calif. who service midmarket firms and small businesses. They focus on clients in manufacturing, business services, arts, entertainment, and music industries.

    Clients
    Libratone
    The North Face
    Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
    Microsoft
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Farinella LLC streamlined the use of a Google Analytics account, which improved tracking and increased online visibility for a lumber company. They revamped the website and created brand guidelines to better articulate the client’s brand identity. They delivered products that improved digital engagement.

    “The level of attention that they are able to deliver to each client is really unique.” – Marketing Director, Lumber company

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