July 2021

Top Creative Agencies in New York City

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Creative agencies produce all the content and visual elements of a brand. Creative agencies provide companies the branding materials necessary to engage with potential and existing customers. Creative agencies help their clients because they handle challenging, time-consuming work. In particular, creative agencies can usually design logos, banners, and color schemes. Also, many creative agencies offer services such as copywriting, video production, and email newsletter creation. Recently, some creative agencies began to offer services typically associated with digital marketing, such as social media and web design.

Luckily, New York City has some of the best creative company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with creative company in NYC. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Creative Companies in NYC

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Sid Lee has provided advertising and marketing solutions for huge names like The North Face as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Montreal-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Honda needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Sid Lee. Sid Lee completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 15% Advertising
    • 45% Other
    We The North

    We The North

    We The North isn’t just a campaign. It’s an example of how an identity-shaping truth can spark a brand crusade and ultimately get firmly rooted in the culture of not just a city, but a whole country.    We...
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    Moët & Chandon - Greatness Since...

    Moët & Chandon - Greatness Since...

    Stella Artois' goal was to become the beer synonymous with progressive dining experiences, so we helped them create their largest every proprietary experience platform called Le Savoir. The platform stretched from a...
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    The North Face - Question Madness

    The North Face - Question Madness

    The North Face asked us to remind the world why exploration matters. Along the way, we discovered that today's explorers are often misunderstood. We needed to change people's perceptions. Question Madness challenges...
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    WSP - Brand Identity

    WSP - Brand Identity

    Finding a shared conviction: the secret to a successful brand strategy for consolidated businesses. For nearly a decade, WSP — an international consulting firm for professional engineering services — focused on...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    C42D, based in New York City, has provided branding solutions for brands at every stage of their development, from emerging companies to established enterprises. C42D improves brands ability to deliver their message to consumers by helping them create a brand profile with targeted brand development work that follows contemporary trends.

    When their client needed a powerful way to supercharge their branding strategy, they turned to C42D. C42D delivered a polished result to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Other
    Kindbody Brand Identity

    Kindbody Brand Identity

    C42D created and launched the brand Identity for Kindbody, an industry-leading startup that has raised over 63 million in funding post-brand-launch. 
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    OOVA

    OOVA

    OOVA’s machine learning technology is a major advance over traditional fertility trackers and tests. With a mission to empower people to take control of their reproductive health and two charismatic co-founders, C42D...
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    Nesterly

    Nesterly

    Nesterly is the trusted housing marketplace for seniors to find quality guests, forging connections, alleviating financial burdens, and enriching lives. 
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    Tone DTC branding and website

    Tone DTC branding and website

    Tone is on a mission to empower people to feel great about themselves. By connecting skincare that is more accessible, personal and caring with a warm and seamless experience, Tone is helping people in all communities to...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Why is Brawny experiencing record sales? They’ve turned to Cutwater for branding expertise. This US-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Twitter launched a platform targeting their unique users, Cutwater analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 25% Media Planning & Buying
    • 20% Branding
    • 30% Other
    Russell Stover "Hugs"

    Russell Stover "Hugs"

    Russell Stover® Chocolates have been an American classic since 1923, but they needed our help to make the brand more culturally relevant to contemporary consumers. The solution? Position Russell Stover as a gifting...
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    Axos "Bank Robbers"

    Axos "Bank Robbers"

    As a new challenger brand, Axos Bank welcomed the idea of bold, memorable campaign that would help them stand out from the competition. By tapping into the increased distrust of financial institutions and the idea that...
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    Unison "Doors"

    Unison "Doors"

    Over the last decade, the cost of buying a home in the Bay Area, and in much of the rest of the country, has skyrocketed to unprecedented levels, locking many people out of the possibility of ever buying a home. We worked...
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    Peet's Coffee & Tea "Coffee First"

    Peet's Coffee & Tea "Coffee First"

    Alfred Peet started a coffee revolution by introducing a style of coffee that Americans had never tasted before -- fresh beans, small batches and a dark roast that produced rich and complex flavors. His influence in the...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Citigroup and Rooftop Films, OrangeYouGlad empowers brands with creative branding techniques. Founded in 2002, this Brooklyn-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of OrangeYouGlad’s experience is their branding work for Sesame Workshop, one of the world’s most respected educational platforms. OrangeYouGlad helped them target their audience of parents and educators with a complete reevaluation of their branding. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for Sesame Workshop.

    SERVICES
    • 30% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Logo
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Other
    Property Rights and Pipeline Center

    Property Rights and Pipeline Center

    Branding and site design for Property Rights and Pipeline Center. See our full case study in our portfolio. 
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    Wonder by R.J. Palacio website

    Wonder by R.J. Palacio website

    Website design and development (and custom illustration) for R.J. Palacios book Wonder. Full project description in our portfolio. 
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    Priceline Group Website

    Priceline Group Website

    Corporate site design for Priceline Group. See full case study. 
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    Bialek Environments

    Bialek Environments

    Site UX/UI for Bialek Environments. Awwwards Honorable Mention. See full case study. 
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Column Five has provided branding work for clients like Pacific Life and Visage. Based in SoCal and founded in 2009, Column Five brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Applied Innovations was just a new unit of the University of California looking to make an impact, Column Five created not only their recognizable logo but the entirety of their branding and customer-facing presence. The result was a splashy entrance into the university space orchestrated entirely by Column Five designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 15% Branding
    • 15% Content Marketing
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 55% Other
    VideoAmp Website Design &...

    VideoAmp Website Design &...

    The Client VideoAmp, a software and data platform for marketers to optimize their media investment. Their mission is to empower the world’s largest marketers to give them the information that they’ve always wanted...
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    Annual Report - Pacific Life

    Annual Report - Pacific Life

    For the past two years, we’ve partnered with Pacific Life to develop their annual reports. Our goal was to position Pacific Life as a living, breathing, energetic entity and to remind the audience that Pacific Life is...
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    Anatomy of a Breach - Microsoft

    Anatomy of a Breach - Microsoft

    This HTML native site analyses the various stages of a company security breach from the hacker’s POV. Highlighting the systemic weaknesses hackers look for most, the site presents Microsoft’s solutions to avoiding and...
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    Applied Innovation Brand Identity...

    Applied Innovation Brand Identity...

    UCI Applied Innovation is a unit of University of California, Irvine with an exciting mission “to bring campus-based discoveries together with Orange County’s vibrant business community to support job creation and...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Stamford, CT

    Qubed clients include Ember, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to branding work for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Qubed was founded on forward-thinking principles in Romania.

    When BMW needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Qubed. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 40% Other
    izzi

    izzi

    Sprizzi Digital builds blockchain technology that connects beverage consumers with the drinks they love. We created their branding starting from the logo till website design.  
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    Immotor GO

    Immotor GO

    The Immotor GO is an intelligent, portable, foldable, luxury electric scooter. We designed their indiegogo campaign page. The entire design can be seen at: https://goo.gl/1Ynnvw or live at indiegogo: https://goo.gl/p6PEfu
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    ember

    ember

    website design for ember and crowdfunding page design - the world's first temperature control mug. More details: https://bit.ly/367okaH
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    block.aero

    block.aero

    Whitepaper design for aerospace project.
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Clients like The New York Times, BMW, and Nike trust Crafted to create their brand identities, increase visibility, and drive interactions. A New York City-based digital design agency, they create websites and native apps for startups and fortune 100 brands.

    Revolt TV approached Crafted to overhaul their existing website and make it appealing to millennials. Crafted designed a responsive, user-generated, collaboration platform, featuring social tools that allow visitors to author news articles and express themselves while customizing their content consumption experience.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Web Design
    • 25% Branding
    • 10% Advertising
    • 35% Other
    Revolt TV

    Revolt TV

    Sean “P Diddy” Combs and his team at Revolt TV approached Crafted with the challenge of overhauling their existing site with something more visually and conceptually appealing to today’s Millennials. A fully...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Since 1998, Lounge lizard has designed award-winning websites for startups to fortune 100 companies across industries. The team boasts of a variety of industry leading specialists, mainly developing websites, mobile apps, brand strategies, and digital marketing strategies.

    For example, Duggal wanted a complete brand image, voice, and development make-over. They created a new responsive website that drives home Duggal’s unique positioning as a printing, digital imaging, multimedia, wide format graphics, and graphic display services leader.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Branding
    • 40% Other
    Dylan's Candy Bar

    Dylan's Candy Bar

    Dylan’s Candy Bar hired Lounge Lizard to create a sweet new Shopify e-commerce Website that made people hungry for more candy. Lounge Lizard delivered a creative, fun and visually yummy user experience. The Dylan’s...
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    Gracie Mansion

    Gracie Mansion

    Lounge Lizard took on the task of creating a new online home for Gracie Mansion. A fresh slate presented fresh design opportunities. We’ve married the rich history of the mansion with a chic, art-focused look & feel...
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    Blue Foundry Bank

    Blue Foundry Bank

    Boiling Springs Savings Bank hired Lounge Lizard to create an un-bank looking Website to coincide with a dramatic name change to Blue Foundry. Lounge Lizard redeveloped and redesigned the site from the ground up based on...
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    E4H Architecture

    E4H Architecture

    Lounge Lizard designed and built a completely new website for E4H Architecture. The final product strikes a balance between showing off their services and past work to draw in new clients while also portraying a human...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Many enterprise clients count Noble Digital as their dependable video production experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this US-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Noble Digital client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Noble Digital has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 25% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Branding
    • 30% Other
    Scaling from Nothing to Selling...

    Scaling from Nothing to Selling...

    Naming Brand/Messaging Strategy Influencer Activation/Strategy PR Activation E-Comm Design and Development (Shopify) Funnel Flows/Upsell/Crossells Email Nurture Video Production Digital Campaigning Data Analysis and...
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    New Balance Campaign

    New Balance Campaign

      Top line competitive landscape 3 strategic territories based in consumer insights 3 distinct consumer-facing campaign options "Ad-like imagery" as proof of concept Rationale for each distinct...
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    Scaling to $100M in 18 months

    Scaling to $100M in 18 months

    Plated had everything!  A great brand presence, a beautiful website and a perfect nurture for an inbound flow from all their channels.  So what was missing?  High-volume customer acquistion. They needed a top of funnel...
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    Adulting is Hard Campaign

    Adulting is Hard Campaign

    Adulting is hard. And navigating the complexities of personal finances certainly doesn’t make it any easier. So how do you know if you’re doing it right? We helped Mutual of Omaha launched a new campaign to help...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Ridgewood, NJ

    Living up to their name, Rapunzel Creative Marketing Agency provides unique marketing campaigns that let you speak to your customers. The agency offers web design, branding, and digital strategy solutions primarily for mid-market firms from various industries, with a branding focus on brand strategy, corporate identity, and more.

    One of Rapunzel Creative Marketing Agency’s projects was an award-winning website redesign and rebrand for Children's Aid and Family Services, a nonprofit in New Jersey. Rapunzel Creative Marketing Agency helped increase engagement with donors and the community through establishing the core services offered by the organization, and building upon that.
     

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Digital Strategy
    • 25% Web Design
    • 25% Other
    Award-Winning Nonprofit Rebrand &...

    Award-Winning Nonprofit Rebrand &...

    THE CLIENT: Children's Aid and Family Services, a prolific nonprofit in New Jersey, has been undergoing a transformation and expansion of services. Long recognized for their award-winning foster and adoption programs, the...
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    Nonprofit Rebranding and Website...

    Nonprofit Rebranding and Website...

    Rapunzel Creative was contracted to rebrand Foundation 58, a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to first responders and their families who are battling cancer. The rebranding included a new logo...
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    Dental Web Design and Marketing...

    Dental Web Design and Marketing...

    Newly lauched web design for the Bergen County Center for Sleep, Snoring and CPAP Intolerance. This new site features marketing automation that provides potential clients with all the information they need about a CPAP...
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    Award-Winning Video Social Media...

    Award-Winning Video Social Media...

    CHALLENGE: Create brand awareness that Conrad’s a prolific confectionery and summertime ice cream shop, offers ice cream pies and sandwiches for the holidays.  Drive Thanksgiving ice cream sales.  Tell area customers...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chester, NY

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Motion Labs and Regan Development, but AJ Ross is a branding agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Chester, NY-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their brand message for greater success.

    If you want to see how AJ Ross helps brands communicate with their audiences, look no further than their work for Active Orthopedic. AJ Ross helped them define a communication strategy for their audience of patients to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 15% Branding
    • 15% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 60% Other
    Marketing of Pelton Crossing...

    Marketing of Pelton Crossing...

    AJ Ross Creative Media was hired to do a full advertising and Markeitng package including branding, PR, web design, media placement of a high end New Residential Development located in Warwick, NY called Pelton Crossing. 
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    West Group Law  Branding and Web...

    West Group Law Branding and Web...

    AJ Ross creative Media a did  complete re- branding including, logo design, business cards, stationary, for West Group Law a full service Environmental Law Firm located in white Plains, NY. The agency also designed...
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    Re-brand Lab Synergy Heathcare...

    Re-brand Lab Synergy Heathcare...

    From logo design, media buying website design and programming , social media, PPC., video production.  AJ Ross re-branded this Healthcare manufacturer ito a sucessful marketing giant.  
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    Orange County Economic...

    Orange County Economic...

    AJ Ross Designed and programmed a new website for Orange County Partnership (OCP) a leading Economic Development Agency in New York State located in Ortange County, NY. 
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Known for exceptional storytelling, companies like the NBA Players Association and Lokai trust Kworq to build awareness and engagement. Their team of designers, strategists, and producers work across industries to deliver top-level graphic, video, and social media advertising.

    Kworq partnered with Verizon to create an activation in NFL stadiums that fans would never forget. The responsive experience used life-sized 3D players to introduce viewers to Verizon NFL Mobile while giving them one-of-a-kind shareable experiences with virtually signed autographs delivered to their phones.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Graphic Design
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 15% Video Production
    • 40% Other
    Bond

    Bond

    In anticipation of launching their new personal security app, BOND approached us for a broadcast spot and a multitude of other digital content. They had to show consumers that their security service is more than a new...
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    Not Another Sexy Perfume Ad

    Not Another Sexy Perfume Ad

    Let's Get Risky, Not Risqué We sourced authentic bad reviews of all Etat perfumes from different online platforms, discovering in the process that these perfume reviewers all have a career in copywriting. We matched the...
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    SugarBearHair Rapunzel Series

    SugarBearHair Rapunzel Series

    Challenge SugarBearHair, a brand that burst to life with viral appeal on social media, needed a fresh campaign to turn heads and boost sales of their little blue gummy bear multivitamin.   Solution In a trilogy of...
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    Ray Ban

    Ray Ban

    Challenge With RXM Creative, produce original content for the Ray-Ban RELOADED campaign.   Solution Produce a campaign that felt like the 60's vibe the glasses conveyed - fun, bright, classic.
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Holmdel, NJ

    Refresh Advertising counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this New Jersey-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted advertising work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Refresh Advertising helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% AR/VR Development
    • 20% Branding
    • 40% Other
    "Brake Time" with the Ford Shelby...

    "Brake Time" with the Ford Shelby...

    Car dealers are notorious for having some pretty terrible commercials and social content. But what if we could film a high-end spot that was both creative and eye-catching, and on a very limited budget? Something that...
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    360° Test Drive of the Ford...

    360° Test Drive of the Ford...

    As part of our dealer content series, we took on of our 360° cameras for a lap inside the Ford Shelby Mustang GT350.
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    Spirent "Epic Movie Trailer" for...

    Spirent "Epic Movie Trailer" for...

    There’s nothing sexy about a scientific white paper. So when global telecom testing company, Spirent, wanted a cost-effective way to get industry pros to download theirs, they turned to Refresh Advertising. We teamed up...
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    Spirent "Epic Movie Trailer" for...

    Spirent "Epic Movie Trailer" for...

    In this "movie trailer-style" promo video for Spirent Communications we show how they are helping to advance radio system development while keeping troops and researchers out of harms way.
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Huntington, NY

    Thinkhouse is a New York-based creative firm that delivers straight talk and transparent services that deliver results. They specialize in advertising, web design, and print design for small and medium-sized businesses, with their advertising solutions focused on print and other mediums.

    As an example of their work, Thinkhouse was tasked to expand the brand of Royal Waste Services. Thinkhouse created print and digital advertisements that resulted in an increase in conversions by 166%.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Print Design
    • 20% Web Design
    • 40% Other
    ROYAL WASTE SERVICES

    ROYAL WASTE SERVICES

    Thinkhouse was hired to expand the Royal Waste Services brand through traditional and online marketing efforts. The first task was to recreate their existing site to ensure they had full ownership and control of it. Next...
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    Sustainability Ad - Royal Waste...

    Sustainability Ad - Royal Waste...

    Thinkhouse designed this ad for Royal Waste aimed to emphasize their dedication to sustainability and our environment.
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    Royal Waste Services Exhibit...

    Royal Waste Services Exhibit...

    Trade Show Sign
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    Royal Waste Services Exhibit Sign

    Royal Waste Services Exhibit Sign

    Thinkhouse designed a series of trade show signs and rollups for Royal Waste
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