The Best Branding Companies in South Africa

Looking for a top branding agency in South Africa?

Use our list as your resource to determine the best brand consultant for your needs. To stand out from the gargantuan competition, your company needs any expert branding advice they can get.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top branding companies in South Africa. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best South Africa Branding Companies

  • 1

    MAGNETIC Global

    MAGNETIC Creative is a global branding agency that was founded in 2006. Headquartered in Temecula, Calif., MAGNETIC Creative has an additional office in Knysna, South Africa. They have about 47 employees that mostly midmarket clients, in addition to small businesses and enterprise firms. Services include branding, digital strategy, advertising, video production, and logo design. 

    Notable Project

    MAGNETIC Creative redesigned website in a larger digital rebranding effort. They created a three-part messaging strategy to targeted audiences. The team used Django and Python to improve the UX. 

     

    Former clients
    Left Coast Brewing Co
    TCL Electronics
    Caldera Spas
    Fugoo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

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    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Knysna, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    vinille

    vinille is a design agency based in Tallinn, Estonia with over 10 experts. Founded in 2019, they offer branding, business consulting, and product design solutions for mid-market and enterprise-level clients in the industries of financial services and e-commerce.

    Notable Project

    vinille developed a mobile app for a business services company. The app was built to showcase the company’s vision and concept. The company is satisfied with the results.

    “Very effective and efficient.” - Account Director, Business Services Company

    Former clients
    Bang & Olufsen
    Bocktailed
    Chopard
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    FreshSage

    FreshSage is a branding agency in Stutterheim, South Africa. Founded in 2013, they have fewer than 5 employees that serve clients in the business sector. Services include branding, marketing strategy, and web design.

    Notable Project

    FreshSage provided rebranding efforts for a translation and localization company. They conducted an identity analysis, created a new logo, and handled a complete website redesign. The new brand and website exceeded expectations and received positive feedback.

    “Emma is very talented, and I love working with her.” – Owner & Director, Translation & Localization Company

    Former clients
    Derma Solutions
    Additive Free Kids
    ST Communications
    Drop of Life Psychology
    Kupanda Consulting
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Stutterheim, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Agent Orange Design

    Agent Orange Design is a creative agency based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 1997, it has a team of 5 employees that provide video production, branding, and web design for small and midmarket businesses. They specialize in video production, web design, and branding that focuses on corporate identity and brand strategy.

    Notable Project

    Agent Orange Design updated the website of an industrial firm to improve the user interface and make it more visually appealing. After the project was completed, the client reported satisfaction with the new and improved website. 

    “We received better service from Agent Orange than expected. I believe they offer better service than any local Swiss company although they are located in South Africa.” –Managing Partner, Industrial Firm
     

    Former clients
    Volvo
    Fanta
    Nike
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 5

    Halo Media

    Based in Westville, South Africa, Halo Media is a corporate graphic design and marketing agency with a team of seven. Since 2006, their team has been specializing in branding, graphic design, video production, and more for midmarket and small business clients in the financial and energy industries. 

    Notable Project

    A talent acquisition agency hired Halo Media for a brand refresh. The team created content, updated marketing materials, and put together training certificates. Business increased for the client.

    "As a result of the good work they had put together, many of my clients have been in contact with them to do refreshes of their own brand websites." – Owner, Talent Acquistion Agency

    Former clients
    Rio Tinto
    South 32
    Absa
    Unilever
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Westville, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Cloudfusion

    Cloudfusion is a turnkey web development company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. They were founded in 2005 and have a team of 3 employees who specialize in branding, digital strategy, and logo design. 

    Notable Project

    Cloudfusion developed a website for an auto parts distributor. They created a new, more professional website for the client and assisted with graphic design and marketing. The client reported that the other businesses in their industry were very impressed with the professionalism of the new site.

    “They handled and executed the project effectively and within the expected time frame. They met our requirements exactly.” – Director, Auto Parts Distributor
     

    Former clients
    Branduo
    Sitmobi
    Moyoa
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Nerx Digital Agency

    Getweb is a digital agency founded in 2016 with a team of fewer than 10 people. Based in Norton, Zimbabwe, the company provides various solutions, including web design, digital strategy, and UX/UI design. They work with small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising and e-commerce.

    Notable Project

    Getweb offered web development assistance for a business service company. The company needed a partner to facilitate their web dev operations and enlisted Getweb for help. The company is able to deliver their services on time thanks to Getweb.

    “Over the years, Getweb has improved in the quality of the websites that they produce. That is mainly from feedback from our customers. Their designs are really unique and very unlike other web designers’. Getweb's work is very customer-focused.” - Managing Director, Business Service Company
     

    Former clients
    Chris and Geo
    Queen of Peace
    Gateway Autodealers
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Benoni, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    The Wikid Agency

    The Wikid Agency is a digital agency based in Benoni, South Africa, and founded in 2012. Their team of over two offers web design, branding, and SEO solutions to both small and mid-market firms.

    Notable Project

    The Wikid Agency provided web design and maintenance solutions for a financial advisor. The advisor wanted a professional website to improve their digital presence. The site has met the advisor’s expectations.

    “Extremely efficient.” - Owner, Financial Advisor

    Former clients
    Innovate
    Anong Thai
    Living Debt Free
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Benoni, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    The Fox in the Box Group

    The Fox in the Box Group is a digital and marketing agency based in Durbanville, South Africa with more than two experts. They have provided social media marketing, marketing strategy, and branding solutions since their founding in 2015.

    Notable Project

    The Fox in the Box Group provided digital strategy solutions for a human resource development firm. The firm was looking to expand their business through digital means. The Fox in the Box Group helped the firm realize the importance of metrics such as social media analytics.

    “The content that they offered, as well as the quality of the services they gave to us, were amazing.” - Head of Marketing Communications, Human Resource Development Firm

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Durbanville, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 10

    Big Web Media

    Big Web Media is a web design agency based in Cape Town, South Africa, and founded in 2007. Their team of more than two offers web design, branding, and SEO solutions for small and mid-market clients in the fields of e-commerce, hospitality, and business services.

    Notable Project

    Big Web Media provided SEO assistance for a retail company. The company gave advice on how to create SEO-friendly content. The company was able to get a page-one result on Google with Big Web Media’s advice.

    “Paired with him being available at the drop of a hat to assist, makes him highly recommendable.” - Social Media Manager & Fashion Journalist., Retail Company

    Former clients
    Affinity Health
    Visa Logistics
    Sen Wellness Sanctuary
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Capitalize Digital

    Capitalize Digital is a digital performance consulting agency based in Cape Town, South Africa with more than two members. Founded in 2010, they specialize in digital strategy, SEO, and PPC solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of e-commerce and real estate.

    Notable Project

    Capitalize Digital provided SEO services for a tourism company. Capitalize Digital not only utilized SEO techniques but also worked with Google Ads to maximize the company’s visibility. The company is happy to continue working with Capitalize Digital moving forward.

    “Excellent and I will be using the services of Capitalize for many years to come with great ROI.” - Managing Director, Tourism Company

    Former clients
    Nobody Famous
    Pure Creative
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    idreate

    idreate is a marketing agency founded in 2017 with a team of fewer than 10 professionals. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, they are experts in marketing strategy, social media marketing, and corporate training, primarily for small and medium-sized businesses.

    Notable Project

    idreate helped a large fishing company launch their LinkedIn profile. The company didn’t have any social media presence, and worked with idreate to establish profiles on various social media networks. According to the company, they are now “ready to launch”.

    “The team is hands on and always available to explain and ensure we are always aligned on next steps.” - Group Exco, Large Fishing Company

    Former clients
    Oceana Group
    Get Smarter
    Vega
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Live Communications

    Live Communications is a marketing and design agency founded in 2007 and headquartered in Johannesburg. Their team of about 15 employees specializes in marketing strategy, advertising, branding, digital strategy, email marketing, and much more. Their main clients consist of enterprise-level as well as small businesses in finance, automotive, and consumer products industries.

    Notable Project

    Live Communications provided content creation as well as marketing strategy and planning to an automotive company. Their work had value for the client, who ended up contracting them on an ad-hoc basis. Their involvement during COVID-19 helped the client buffer their loss in sales.  

    "June 2020 was one of our best Junes year over year." – Marketing Executive, Isuzu Motors 

    Former clients
    ISUZU
    FNB
    Nestle
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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