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List of the Best South Africa Design Companies

  • 1
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Bang & Olufsen
    Bocktailed
    Chopard
    Industries
    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

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  • 2
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Knysna South Africa

    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. 

    Clients
    Left Coast Brewing Co
    TCL Electronics
    Caldera Spas
    Fugoo
    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. 

     

  • 3
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Pretoria South Africa

    Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Vaimo has a team of 300+ digital e-commerce experts based in 15 locations all over the globe. Vaimo was founded in 2008 and provides web design, e-commerce development, and digital strategy services.

    Clients
    Primus
    Jack Daniels
    Proactiv
    Dyson
    Notable Project

    Vaimo built a complex e-commerce site using Magento for a boutique shoe retailer. This project included services in visual design and customization in addition to front-end development. Vaimo is still used by the retailer for maintenance and support. The retailer's business has increased around 70% since Vaimo launched their website.

    “Vaimo really put a lot of thought and energy into creating something custom that works and excites the end users.” – Vice President of Business Development, Boutique Retailer

  • 4
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Bluegrass Digital is a managed services company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 1996, their team of 21 employees provides web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services.

    Clients
    Petrofac
    Costain
    Aercap
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bluegrass Digital developed an entirely new strategy for their PR client. They designed intelligent and market-ready products based on their client’s unique needs and specifications. This resulted in more contracts from their client and positive feedback.

    "Our clients are consistently pleased with Bluegrass Digital’s work. We showcase their websites as case studies and have won new business from new clients as a direct result." –Project Manager, Public Relations Company

  • 5
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Cyber Infrastructure Inc. is an IT company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Atlanta, Miami, New York, London, India, and Singapore. Founded in 2003, the team of 740 specializes in custom software development and SEO. They work primarily with midmarket-level businesses, focusing on IT, advertising and marketing, and gaming.

    Clients
    eBay
    Spirit Airlines
    Bell
    World Vision
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cyber Infrastructure Inc. developed a responsive, custom Magento e-commerce platform for an apparel brand. They included advanced features like a store locator, image slider, and social media plug-ins. The client appreciated the expertise and professionalism they brought to the project. 

    “The manner in which Cyber Infrastructure handled our project clearly demonstrated their sharp grasp of and experience with e-commerce application development. After only working with CIS for a few days, we realized the degree of professionalism, commitment, and honesty with which they worked.” – Co-Managing Partner, Apparel Brand

  • 6
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Etch is a network of agencies, consultancies, and experts headquartered in Southampton, England, with offices in London and Cape Town. Since 2012, their team of over 50 professionals has offered business consulting, product design, and UX/UI design solutions primarily for mid-market firms, working in various industries such as consumer products, financial services, and hospitality.

    Clients
    AA
    BBC
    British Airways
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Etch provided web training services for a nonprofit using Google Design Sprints. The training was then used by the nonprofit to support engagement with parents in nursery schools. This has allowed the nonprofit to work more efficiently than before.

    "Their sprint methodology has enabled us to compress many weeks’ worth of work into a single week. Sprints allow us to receive and act on user feedback early in the development process, thereby ensuring we reach our beneficiaries with solutions that truly respond to their core needs and to do this in a cost-effective manner." - Head of Innovation, Nonprofit

  • 7
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    MakeReign is a digital design studio based out of Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2016, their team of about 20 employees mainly offers web design, UX/UI design, and logo design to mid-sized companies in industries such as retail, finance, e-commerce, telecommunication, and more.

    Clients
    Woolworths
    Weylandts
    Pineapple Insurance
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MakeReign first provided UI work and later on web development for an insurance tech startup that wanted a robust online presence with a seamless customer-facing interface. They delivered work that required little to no changes and indirectly guaranteed a solid increase in monthly leads for the client. Their punctuality, helpfulness, and high quality ensured a future collaboration.

    "World-class standard when it comes to delivery." – Head of Marketing, Insurance Company

  • 8
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    So Interactive is a strategic creative agency based in Sandton, South Africa. They were founded in 2007, and have since grown their team to 15 employees. They provide digital strategy, social media marketing, and web design for clients in the business, consumer products, and hospitality industries. 
     

    Clients
    Converse
    University of Johannesburg
    Ocean Basket
    Industries
    Notable Project

    So Interactive created and applied a new digital marketing strategy for an educational institution. They provided branding, website, corporate collateral, IP, and digital marketing services for the client in order to reposition them on the market. This project led to new growth for the client and an expanded market presence. 

    “Their aggressive strategy was a game changer for us. We’ve grown exponentially over the last few years since we repositioned ourselves. The feedback we’ve had from existing and new clients has been phenomenal. They love our brand, our message, and our tone.”
     

  • 9
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Pretoria South Africa

    Sand Dollar Design is a design agency based in Pretoria, South Africa, and founded in 2016. With over 10 members, they provide UX/UI design, product design, and digital strategy solutions for clients in the fields of health care, business services, and consumer products.

    Clients
    Heineken
    Life Healthcare
    My Blood Test
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sand Dollar Design developed a custom software solution for an ICT services firm. The firm needed to deliver an OTT platform for one of their US clients. The client was satisfied with the results.

    “I was blown away by the psychology that goes with understanding and anticipating user behavior.” - Senior Business Consultant, ICT Services Firm

  • 10
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Volvo
    Fanta
    Nike
    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
     

  • 11
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Six Degrees Productions is a full-service media production agency headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and with a second location in Bryanston, South Africa. Founded in 2005, their team of fewer than 10 employees offers video production, social media content creation, video ads, graphic design, and more mainly to mid-market clients across various industries.   

    Clients
    Standard Bank
    Fit Body Bootcamp
    Thomson Reuters
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Six Degrees Productions worked on creating marketing and social media videos for boosting a new boutique fitness studio's recognition. Their team produced short video clips of the studio's opening event as well as workout sessions which helped the client gain more exposure. High-quality outputs and quick turnaround time are highlights of the collaboration.  

    "Their videos and interviews were extremely high-quality, clear, and professionally done." – Owner, Boutique Fitness Studio

  • 12
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Focus Online Travel is a marketing agency founded in 2012 and headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. With about 15 employees on board, they provide web design, social media marketing, and SEO mainly to businesses in the hospitality and leisure industries. 

    Clients
    The Royal Portfolio
    Sereno Hotels
    FightSite
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Focus Online Travel developed a website and provided maintenance for it for a South African luxury hotel chain. They were also tasked with search engine marketing, monitoring both Google and Facebook campaigns. Their efforts produced a better online presence and brand positioning. 

    "Increased web traffic by 100% and increased enquiries." – Marketing Manager, South African Hotel Chain

  • 13
    $100,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Founded in 2014, PYCOGroup is a development firm. Their team of around 370 employees is based in Brussels, with an additional office around the globe. They focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    American Express
    Volkswagen
    Coach
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PYCOGroup developed a mobile app for a travel services company. While the internal team was responsible for the database and API, the team handled the rest of the project. 

    "The team has been really efficient and helpful to build up and deliver the solution." – Program Director, Travel Services Company

  • 14
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa
    User experience company LAB Group was founded in 2003. The firm provides ux/ui design, digital strategy, e-commerce development, mobile app development, and more and has a midsize team. The firm is located in London, United Kingdom and Cape Town, South Africa.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LAB Group has been working with a nonprofit organization for 12 years to continuously develop their extranet in 12 market versions and 10 languages. Currently, the team is working on two more versions.

    "Their honesty and transparency are impressive."

  • 15
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Germiston South Africa

    Akio Agency is a marketing and design firm founded in 2016 with fewer than 10 employees. They offer social media marketing, web design, and graphic design services from their office in Johannesburg, South Africa. They work with both small and mid-market businesses.

    Clients
    Siya Mbalekwa
    JMF Foundation
    Mrwebi Auditors
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Akio Agency provided web and marketing services for an accounting firm. The firm needed assistance with online marketing, web development services, and IT consulting. Akio Agency provided solutions for all of the firm’s needs.

    “We appreciate that they handle everything while keeping us informed and advising us along the way.” - Executive Director, Accounting Firm

  • 16
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Benoni South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Innovate
    Anong Thai
    Living Debt Free
    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

  • 17
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Germiston South Africa

    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. 

    Clients
    Branduo
    Sitmobi
    Moyoa
    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
     

  • 18
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edenvale South Africa

    Softserve Digital Development is an Edenvale, South Africa-based custom software development company. The small firm was launched in 2011. Their team specializes in custom software development, web development, ux/ui design, mobile app development, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Softserve Digital Development created the brand identity of a change management company, defining the logo and color schemes. They also built a WordPress website and integrated payment functions and plug-ins.

    “They not only do what we say we want, but they also understand what we’re looking to create with our customers.”

  • 19
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    App Developer Studio is an app development compant based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2008, their team of 9 employees specializes in mobile app development and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    Penguin Random House
    Huawei
    MTN
    Sasol
    Industries
    Notable Project

    App Developer Studio developed multiple mobile apps for a publishing house. These interactive apps integrated videos, games, and recording capabilities. The apps have received positive reviews from customers. 

    “They have excellent customer service and make sure everyone is on the same page.” –Digital Product Manager, Publishing House

  • 20
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Thought Inc. is a technology and development company headquartered in Woodmead, South Africa. They were founded in 2008, and have a team of less than 50 people who specialize in mobile app development, web development, and custom software development. 
     

    Clients
    FNB
    Lenovo
    CHAI
    Notable Project

    Thought Inc. is providing mobile app development services for a research company. The client needed an app for their learning solutions platform; Thought Inc. is currently using PhoneGap and Ionic to develop the app. They are adding features to the app, and they continuously work closely with the client. The client is happy with the company’s work so far, and they are looking forward to the final product. 
     

    “Although it's taking longer than we anticipated, they're moving things forward nicely and paying close attention to our needs. We expect the app to launch shortly.” — Director, Research Company
     

  • 21
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Versys Media is a digital agency based in Sandton, South Africa. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides web design, graphic design, web development, SEO, and other digital marketing services. Versys Media serves small companies in various industries that include advertising & marketing, business services, and IT.

    Clients
    Nissan
    Isuzu, Carican Group
    Boulder Group
    Elu Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A construction services company hired Versys Media to help develop their website. Versys Media also helped update their company profile while engaged in the develpment of the website. They completed the project and the engagement saw the company's online presence improved and the company's business grow.

    "They gave us a website that aligns with our brand." - Managing Director, Construction Services Company

  • 22
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Westville South Africa

    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. 

    Clients
    Rio Tinto
    South 32
    Absa
    Unilever
    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

  • 23
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boksburg South Africa

    Ahmad Digital Agencies is a digital agency founded in 2018. They have a team of around 5 employees and are based in Boksburg, Gauteng. Their services include mainly web design, SEO, and e-commerce development for small businesses. 

    Clients
    Sai Ngam Thai Spa
    Tradewise Global
    Rg Motors Bank Repo
    Agriseed
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ahmad Digital Agencies works with a musician on their social media presence. They provide digital marketing support and run campaigns on Instagram and Facebook. So far, their work has helped the client build their audience and gain followers on their music page. 

    "I’m happy because they’ve been able to grow my audience, which I struggled with for a long time." – Musician, Self Employed 

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    BlueMagnet is a digital advertising agency that was founded in 2007. Headquartered in South Africa, the team of 15 works primarily in social media marketing, content marketing, and SEO for projects.

    Clients
    African Pegmatite
    Elingo
    Softline VIP
    Angor properties
    Notable Project

    BlueMagnet worked with a manufacturing company to update their outdated website for a fresh, UX/UI friendly platform for consumers.They were able to migrate from an old website to a new one without losing any rankings for the client. Beyond that, the client tripled the keywords they were ranking on.

    “They made sure the project went well and the comfort you have knowing that everything is being handled.” – COO, Manufacturing Company

  • 25
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bloemfontein South Africa

    Bitcube is an app development company based in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Founded in 2009, their 26 employees provide custom software development, UI/UX design, and mobile app development services.

    Clients
    Bruce's Doggy Daycare
    MSTY
    MORI
    Temporall
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bitcube developed an analytics platform for a cultural analytics company. This included SaaS development, frontend, platform as a service, SecOps, and application support. Traffic has increased while load times decreased. The quality of the code meets expectations.

    “They listen intently to my needs, and understand what I'm trying to achieve in the long-term. We also have a very good relationship. They treat us as partners, and we trust each other.” –CEO, Cultural Analytics Platform

  • 26
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Crockett Produced (Pty) Ltd is a small graphic design company. Located in Sandton, South Africa, the agency was launched in 2019. Their team provides graphic design, web design, web development, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    Crockett Produced (Pty) Ltd provided WordPress web development services for a management consulting company. The team also designed business cards. Their work is ongoing with maintenance.

    “Their quality of work and communication really stand out.”

  • 27
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Midrand South Africa

    Periscope Management Group is a web design company headquartered in Midrand, South Africa. Launched in 2014, the small team provides web design, search engine optimization, graphic design, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Periscope Management oversees the branding and digital marketing campaigns of a contracting company. The team has designed a logo for company shirts, vehicles, and other materials and has built a formal website.

    "They’re hungry to work, and they’re good at what they do."

  • 28
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Glucode is an application development company. The midsize Sandton, South Africa-based agency was founded in 2009. Their team focuses on mobile app development, ux/ui design, and application management & support.

    Notable Project

    A healthcare company hired Glucode for mobile app development. The team is tasked with building a Bespoke app for healthcare professionals.

    "Every person in the team is highly skilled and professional."

  • 29
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Bermont is a web development company based in Cape Town, South Africa. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of less than ten that provides e-commerce development, web development, web design, UX/UI design, custom software development, and SEO services to midmarket and other-sized companies an institutions in the e-commerce and other industries. 

    Clients
    KLûK CGDT
    Edgemead Primary School and High School
    Tiger Lilly
    Skip and Ogilvy
    Notable Project

    A food company hired Bermont to provide branding, creative design, and web development services based on provided information briefs. The website was developed according to the company's specifications despite the limited budget. The designs of the packaging also received good feedback. 

    "They knew our brand and knew exactly what we needed." - Founder, Food Company

  • 30
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Randburg South Africa

    SyberGrupe is a small e-commerce development company founded in 2012. Their services include e-commerce development, search engine optimization, web development, web design, and more. The agency is in Randburg, South Africa.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A full-service incentive agency hired SyberGrupe for website development and SEO services. The team was tasked with redeveloping the company’s website to implement new Google algorithms.

    "They had great skills and attention to detail on the project."

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