Top Creative Agencies in Chicago

List of the Best Creative Agencies in Chicago

Mabbly

Mabbly combines data insights with design thinking to create work that transforms and pushes its clients’ business forward. Their diverse client portfolio ranges from budding startups to thriving enterprises in industries like consumer good and services, business, and manufacturing. 

 

A recent example of their work was redesigning the website for Limitless Coffee and Tea. Mabbly crafted a new information architecture to more clearly break up the site and match different user needs creating a frictionless experience from the very first click. 

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Team RWB

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Crane

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$25,000+
$150 - $199/HR
10 - 49
Founded 2013

Locations

Chicago, IL

Reviews

5.0

"Mabbly makes the effort to understand our employees' needs, which contributes to the positive vibe." - Chief Brand Officer, Symphony Post Acute Network

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Web Design
Branding
Digital Strategy
Advertising
Search Engine Optimization
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Red Square Agency

RSQ leverages brand strategy and whip-smart execution to help clients like Southern Comfort and Hard Rock create strong, conceptual digital work. They specialize in web design and branding that helps companies move markets, compel audiences, and sell product.

Commercial development company Hix Snedeker hired the RSQ team to design a brand and digital presence that communicated the lengths their company would go for their clients. The website captured this idea by showcasing the firm's geographical footprint and detailing its entrepreneurial approach to projects. 

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Bienville Capital Management Branding and Website

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Analytics Lab at Culverhouse

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Hix Snedeker Branding and Website

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Undisclosed
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50 - 249
Founded 1997

Locations

Chicago, IL

Reviews

5.0

"We’ve worked with four companies who are all reputable, but none of them are even in the same league as RSQ." - CEO, Bienville Capital Management

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Branding
Web Design
Graphic Design
Advertising
Digital Strategy
Marketing Strategy
Media Planning & Buying
Web Development
UX/UI Design
Social Media Marketing
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Bienville Capital Management Branding and Website

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Analytics Lab at Culverhouse

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Hix Snedeker Branding and Website

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Bandwidth Marketing Group

Bandwidth Marketing Group clients include Guaranteed Rate and Grubhub, and they specialize in providing design-centric branding expertise for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Bandwidth Marketing Group was founded on forward-thinking principles in Chicago in 2005.

When Ticketsnow needed a complete overhaul of their brand messaging, voice and overall visual design, they turned to Bandwidth Marketing Group. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their branding more targeted, impactful and successful.

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Veteran Beer Company

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Gore

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Ticketsnow

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$25,000+
Undisclosed
2 - 9
Founded 2005

Locations

Chicago, IL

Reviews

4.9

"They over performed for us as a nonprofit on a limited budget. We were thrilled with the outcome." - Vice President of Partnerships, Nonprofit

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Branding
Advertising
Web Design
Content Marketing
Digital Strategy
Media Planning & Buying
Direct Marketing
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Veteran Beer Company

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Gore

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Ticketsnow

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Stevens & Tate Marketing

This established branding company counts major brands like Lammi Sports and K. Hovnanian among their clients. Based in Illinois, Stevens & Tate brings a bright and impactful approach to each branding project they take on.

Walgreens is one of the largest convenience store and pharmacy chains the world. They turned to Stevens & Tate for a focused packaging campaign that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Stevens & Tate delivered with highly modern and striking packaging designed to make an impact.

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Carstens Medical Office Products: Branding and Advertising

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Walgreens: Package Design

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Gonesh incense: Social Media Branding and Messaging

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$10,000+
$100 - $149/HR
10 - 49
Founded 1992

Locations

Lombard, IL

Reviews

5.0

"They are not trying to push you in one direction just because it works for them." - President, Graymills Corp

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Branding
Web Design
Content Marketing
Advertising
Media Planning & Buying
Search Engine Optimization
Social Media Marketing
Packaging Design
Digital Strategy
Pay Per Click
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Carstens Medical Office Products: Branding and Advertising

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Walgreens: Package Design

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Gonesh incense: Social Media Branding and Messaging

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Hustlemore

Hustlemore is a result-driven marketing agency that helps their clients identify their core problems, connect with consumers, and deliver strategies. Their service line includes branding, marketing, and digital strategy for small and mid-market businesses.

 

Small urgent care provider Innovative Express Care hired Hustlemore when they needed help breaking into the space in a way that could get big results with little spend. They designed the creative to change the perception of patient visits from a transaction to a relationship and saw an over 400% increase in revenue over the first year of the campaign.

 

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Innovative Express Care Outdoor Signage

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INNOVATIVE EXPRESS CARE

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$5,000+
$150 - $199/HR
2 - 9
Founded 2015

Locations

Chicago, IL

Reviews

5.0

"It’s a great place to go to for all your needs. It’s not a huge corporation..." - Founder, Innovative Express Care

3 reviews on clutch.co

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Branding
Marketing Strategy
Digital Strategy
Advertising
UX/UI Design
Market Research
Web Design
Social Media Marketing
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Innovative Express Care Outdoor Signage

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INNOVATIVE EXPRESS CARE

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Motion Agency

This established branding and PR company counts major brands like Adobe among their clients. Based in Chicago, Motion Agency brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

The Home Depot has home improvement retail locations for customers around the world. They turned to Motion Agency for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Motion Agency delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

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Putting “Awkward” to Bed for Serta/Simmons Mattress Company®

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The Art of Gift Card Giving for The Home Depot®

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Extending A Brand to New Heights for Tractor Supply Co.

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$10,000+
$100 - $149/HR
50 - 249
Founded 2007

Locations

Chicago, IL

Reviews

5.0

"They were easy to work with and receptive of my comments and feedback." - Chief of Staff, Chicago Federation of Labor

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Branding
Public Relations
Advertising
Digital Strategy
Graphic Design
Packaging Design
Social Media Marketing
Web Design
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Putting “Awkward” to Bed for Serta/Simmons Mattress Company®

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The Art of Gift Card Giving for The Home Depot®

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Extending A Brand to New Heights for Tractor Supply Co.

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Sparkfactor

Sparkfactor has made a name for themselves by creating plans for their clients that optimize their marketing programs. Their service line includes digital and marketing strategy as well as creative services like video production and web development.

 

A recent example of their work was helping a neighborhood in Chicago Devon Park promote their diverse area and local population. They created a campaign that highlighted their identity as a cultural melting pot rallying around the tagline “Down the street and around the world.”

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On Devon Neighborhood Branding and Ad Campaign

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First Financial Credit Union Branding and Ad Campaign

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Bio-Tissue Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Monthly Campaigns and Infographics

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$10,000+
$100 - $149/HR
2 - 9
Founded 1996

Locations

Chicago, IL

Reviews

5.0

"We love the website. They listened to our input and ran with it." - Marketing and Events Manager, Member-based Nonprofit

3 reviews on clutch.co

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Digital Strategy
Marketing Strategy
Web Development
Advertising
Content Marketing
Video Production
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On Devon Neighborhood Branding and Ad Campaign

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First Financial Credit Union Branding and Ad Campaign

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Bio-Tissue Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Monthly Campaigns and Infographics

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Viewstream

Viewstream counts impressive brands with recognizable names among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this America-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted video production and digital strategy work.

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

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American Global Logistics - “On a First Name Basis”

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Adobe Captivate - “Launch Video”

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Accenture - "Disruptors Are Coming"

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$10,000+
$150 - $199/HR
10 - 49
Founded 2000

Locations

Chicago, IL

Reviews

5.0

Viewstream is a digital agency company based in San Francisco that provides solutions for technology companies. Their services include Digital Marketing, Digital Content, Strategy, and Social Media.

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Advertising
Video Production
Branding
Content Marketing
Digital Strategy
Web Design
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American Global Logistics - “On a First Name Basis”

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Adobe Captivate - “Launch Video”

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Accenture - "Disruptors Are Coming"

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BlackDog Advertising

Black Dog has provided full-service advertising solutions for iconic names like Old Town Trolley Boston as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This USA 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 Fury Water Adventures needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Black Dog. Black Dog completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

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"Turning Trash into Treasure" - Old Town Trolley Boston

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"Discover the Nature of Things" - Suwannee County Tourism Development Council

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"New Summer Commute" - Fury Water Adventures

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$5,000+
$100 - $149/HR
10 - 49
Founded 1989

Locations

Chicago, IL

Reviews

0.0

Launched in 1989, BlackDog Advertising is a marketing and advertising in Miami, FL. Their services are design, business consulting, strategy development, digital marketing, SMM, web development, and POS design.

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Branding
Digital Strategy
Marketing Strategy
Media Planning & Buying
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"Turning Trash into Treasure" - Old Town Trolley Boston

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"Discover the Nature of Things" - Suwannee County Tourism Development Council

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"New Summer Commute" - Fury Water Adventures

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Add Chapter

Add Chapter clients include Boston Biopharma, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to branding and advertising for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Add Chapter was founded on forward-thinking principles in America.

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

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Boston Biopharma

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Honey Flowers

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CESD SERVICES BRANDING

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$5,000+
Undisclosed
10 - 49
Founded 2010

Locations

Chicago, IL

Reviews

0.0

Creative Design is design studio with office locations in Canada, Dubai, and Chicago. The firm specializes in branding and graphic design services.

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Branding
Advertising
Graphic Design
Web Design
Content Marketing
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Boston Biopharma

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Honey Flowers

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CESD SERVICES BRANDING

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HANGAR12

This established advertising and marketing company counts major brands like RedHot among their clients. Based in USA, Hangar12 brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

Perdue Farms creates products for clients around the world. They turned to Hangar1B2 for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Hangar12 delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

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"Red Hot & Blue" Promotion

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$10,000+
$100 - $149/HR
10 - 49
Founded 2000

Locations

Chicago, IL

Reviews

0.0

Hangar12 is a branding and marketing agency based in Chicago, Illinois. 

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Advertising
Content Marketing
Digital Strategy
Marketing Strategy
Social Media Marketing
Media Planning & Buying
Packaging Design
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"Red Hot & Blue" Promotion

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