Top Creative Agencies in San Francisco

List of the Best Creative Agencies in San Francisco

Traction

With an impressive roster of clients like Apple, Adobe, Walmart, and more, Traction’s talent, expertise, and processes are proven. They are an award-winning creative agency, working mainly with large enterprises and mid-sized clients.

They partnered with Lenovo to create a marketing campaign for ThinkPad™ Yoga 12 all-in-one laptop and tablet. In a series of videos and a collection of four tongue-in-cheek illustrated “Survival Guides”, they appealed to a marketing-averse IT audience, making it the most viewed and downloaded asset ever produced. The result —a 400% lift in engagement.

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250% Increase in Leads

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Doubling CPG Retail Velocity

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$75,000+
$150 - $199/HR
50 - 249
Founded 2001

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San Francisco, CA

Reviews

4.8

"They tend to be big personalities with great ideas, and super smart..." - Senior Director of Brand Marketing, Global Staffing Firm

7 reviews on clutch.co

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250% Increase in Leads

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Doubling CPG Retail Velocity

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Division of Labor

Many enterprise clients count Division of Labor 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 California-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

One Division of Labor client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Division of Labor 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.

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Kelly Services Times Square

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Live Nation

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Raley's Supermarket

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$100 - $149/HR
2 - 9
Founded 2010

Locations

Sausalito, CA

Reviews

5.0

"Their creative was smart, funny, and on point." - Chief Medical Director, Multi-Specialty Medical Group

8 reviews on clutch.co

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Kelly Services Times Square

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Live Nation

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Raley's Supermarket

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Gold Front

Many enterprise clients count Gold Front 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 San Francisco-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

One Gold Front client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Gold Front 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.

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Plume - Inner Voices

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Keap - Quiet the Doubters

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$5,000+
$150 - $199/HR
2 - 9
Founded 2013

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San Francisco, CA

Reviews

4.9

“Their level of creative thinking was exceptional. They brought us into the process, and we felt very involved." - Director, Creative & Content, Keap

7 reviews on clutch.co

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Plume - Inner Voices

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Keap - Quiet the Doubters

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Sköna

For 15 years, Sköna has created major growth for their clients by creating brands that their customers love. They’re a full-service agency specializing in creative services like web design and video production as well as media buying and digital strategy. 

 

One of their recent projects was creating a new corporate identity for AI company Figure Eight. Sköna created a system as sleek and powerful as the technology itself that gave new life to the brand’s web and mobile experiences. 

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Rebrand, Redesign, Campaigns & Website Development

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Rebrand & New Website Assets (Consultancy B2B)

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Rebranding & Web identity (AI Tech B2B)

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$10,000+
$100 - $149/HR
10 - 49
Founded 2003

Locations

San Francisco, CA

Reviews

5.0

“We were delighted with what they delivered from the start." - Global Marketing Manager, Mercuri International Group

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Rebrand, Redesign, Campaigns & Website Development

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Rebrand & New Website Assets (Consultancy B2B)

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Rebranding & Web identity (AI Tech B2B)

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BX Films

What do Cisco and PayPal have in common? They’ve both turned to BX Films for video production expertise. This California-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

When Trov launched a platform targeting their unique users, BX Films 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.

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VSCO Careers

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Toyota RAV4 "Love Your Ride"

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Trōv Mobility

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$25,000+
$200 - $300/HR
2 - 9
Founded 2010

Locations

Walnut Creek, CA

Reviews

5.0

"BX Films has been a great partner throughout all of our video projects." - Senior Brand Marketing Manager, Leading IT Company

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VSCO Careers

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Toyota RAV4 "Love Your Ride"

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Trōv Mobility

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Most Likely To

With a passion for both strategy and design, MOST LIKELY TO has provided branding work for clients like HBO. Based in San Francisco, MOST LIKELY TO brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

When FX was just a growing network looking to make an impact, MOST LIKELY TO crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by MOST LIKELY TO designers and strategists.

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Barry, Season 2

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North Lake Tahoe Website

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Always Sunny Promo

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$25,000+
Undisclosed
10 - 49
Founded 2017

Locations

San Francisco, CA

Reviews

5.0

“Their ability to embed themselves within our team set them apart." - Director, Consulting Firm

5 reviews on clutch.co

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Barry, Season 2

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North Lake Tahoe Website

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Always Sunny Promo

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JUMBOshrimp

Wind River and SunPower count JUMBOshrimp as their dependable branding experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With over 17 years of branding experience, this San Francisco-based agency is certainly here to stay.

Ericcson is a globally recognized leader in telecommunications, and JUMBOshrimp has provided focused and wide-reaching branding services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes logo design, iconography, overall brand voice and visuals, and more.

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Ericsson TV Ad - "When I grow up"

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Dexcom - Live Uninterrupted

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CBSSports.com - Bobby Valentine Fantasy Baseball "Hire or Fire?"

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$10,000+
$100 - $149/HR
10 - 49
Founded 2001

Locations

San Francisco, CA

Reviews

5.0

"They helped grow and invigorate the brand as well as helping us grow as a company." - Director of Media and Technology, Westinghouse Electric Company

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Ericsson TV Ad - "When I grow up"

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Dexcom - Live Uninterrupted

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CBSSports.com - Bobby Valentine Fantasy Baseball "Hire or Fire?"

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CIRCA

Companies like Microsoft and Mechanics Bank have turned to Circa for creative solutions that have a high impact. Their portfolio of work includes projects with graphic design, branding, and advertising deliverables for enterprise and mid-market clients.

 

In a partnership with the Oakland International Airport, Circa collaborated to promote their new nonstop destinations. Knowing their main competition at SFO was known for terrible traffic, their creative positioned them as a way to get to destinations like Paris and Rome without having to deal with the problems that come with bigger airports.

 

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Microsoft developers are techzillas

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Mechanics Bank

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Fly the East Bay Way

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$10,000+
$100 - $149/HR
2 - 9
Founded 2009

Locations

Santa Rosa, CA

Reviews

4.8

"CIRCA and I have been on the same wavelength for every project we’ve had." - Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft

6 reviews on clutch.co

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Microsoft developers are techzillas

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Mechanics Bank

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Fly the East Bay Way

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Crowd

With over 150 clients, 12 offices spread in six countries, and a wall full of awards, Crowd creates compelling digital solutions and marketing campaigns. An independent global creative agency, they specialize in every aspect of marketing, from SEO to branding, web design, and advertising.

They partnered with the Plastic Oceans Foundation to create a new logo, tone, website, and digital marketing campaign to launch the plastic pollution documentary. The campaign resulted in a 104% increase in social media audience, a 78% increase in donations, and a Graphic Design USA Award.

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Branding Campaign for Global Non-Profit and Documentary Film

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$5,000+
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10 - 49
Founded 2012

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San Francisco, CA

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4.8

"Ideas that challenge convention, break the rules and buck the trends." -  

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Branding Campaign for Global Non-Profit and Documentary Film

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Moburst

Renowned brands like Google, eBay, and Uber trust Moburst for cost-effective, creative, and innovative mobile marketing campaigns. They are a full-service mobile marketing agency working with clients of all sizes and industries.

They partnered with Samsung to increase downloads, retention, and revenue from the Galaxy App Store. Using a variety of media channels, they identified segments which apply to different target audiences and initiated campaigns relevant for each segment. Micro segmenting personalized ads increased downloads by 79%, revenue by 36%, and Facebook followers by 1400%.

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Samsung Galaxy Apps

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New York Fashion Week

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Gmail

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$25,000+
$150 - $199/HR
50 - 249
Founded 2013

Locations

San Francisco, CA

Reviews

4.7

“They’re passionate about what they’re doing, which has made all the difference." - Chief Product Officer, Radiant

10 reviews on clutch.co

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Mobile & App Marketing
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Samsung Galaxy Apps

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New York Fashion Week

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Gmail

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Across the Pond

With a passion for both strategy and design, Across the Pond has provided video prodoction work for clients like Google. Based in UK, Across the Pond brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

When Rosewood was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Across the Pond created not only their recognizable video strategy but the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Across the Pond designers and strategists.

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Stand Up For Fit, Triumph

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Aum's Reunion - Google

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Vicky & Martin - Alzheimer's Research UK

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10 - 49
Founded 2008

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San Francisco, CA

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Marketing and Advertising Across the Pond Creative is a specialist content agency based in London, founded in 2008.They specialize in branded content, Animation, Motion Graphics, Events, Entertainment, and Promos.

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Stand Up For Fit, Triumph

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Aum's Reunion - Google

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Vicky & Martin - Alzheimer's Research UK

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Farinella LLC

With a passion for both strategy and design, FARINELLA has provided branding work for clients like Libratone. Based in California, FARINELLA brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

When Akamai was just a new brand looking to make an impact, FARINELLA crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by FARINELLA designers and strategists.

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Libratone ~ Dinner & Dancing Space

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Mechanics Bank ~ That's Why I'm a Mechanic

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The North Face ~ Print Newsletter

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$10,000+
$150 - $199/HR
2 - 9
Founded 1990

Locations

Emeryville, CA

Reviews

5.0

“He truly cared whether we were happy with the product he was providing." - Partner, Devereaux, Kuhner & Co LLP

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Libratone ~ Dinner & Dancing Space

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Mechanics Bank ~ That's Why I'm a Mechanic

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The North Face ~ Print Newsletter

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Creative:MINT

Creative:MINT clients include Axiom Hotel, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to advertising and marketing strategy for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Creative:MINT was founded on forward-thinking principles in America.

When Fidelity Investments needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Creative:MINT. 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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Nuix

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Fidelity Investments

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Axiom Hotel

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$10,000+
$100 - $149/HR
2 - 9
Founded 2003

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San Francisco, CA

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0.0

Creative:MINT is a branding agency that provides creative solutions to align brand with business objectives.

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Nuix

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Fidelity Investments

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Axiom Hotel

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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

San Francisco, CA

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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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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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PJA Advertising + Marketing

What do Pegasystems and GE Healthcare have in common? They’ve both turned to PJA for advertising and digital strategy expertise. This America-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

When Osram Sylvania launched a platform targeting their unique users, PJA 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.

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$25,000+
$150 - $199/HR
50 - 249
Founded 1988

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San Francisco, CA

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0.0

An advertising agency that specializes in marketing to people who think carefully about the brands they choose.

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Photon Creative

Photon Creative counts impressive brands around the planet 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 work.

One example of their web development success comes from their largest enterprise client, a globally recognized brand. Photon Creative 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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Demo Reel

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$5,000+
$100 - $149/HR
2 - 9
Founded 2001

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San Francisco, CA

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0.0

Photon is a San Francisco based video production company that produces digital media content for marketing and advertising clients. They specialize in motion graphics, product videos, event videos, and post-production services. 

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Demo Reel

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School of Thought

What do Red Bull and Montage Health have in common? They’ve both turned to School of Thought for video production expertise. This San Francisco-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

When Cisco launched a platform targeting their unique users, School of Thought 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.

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Milliman

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SF Environment

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Bridge Bank

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$50,000+
$150 - $199/HR
10 - 49
Founded 2008

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San Francisco, CA

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0.0

School of Thought is a full-service creative agency based in San Francisco, California. Past work includes projects for Cisco, Jelly Belly, Red Bull, and ebay.

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Milliman

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SF Environment

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Bridge Bank

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Design In Mind

Design In Mind has provided branding solutions for huge names like LinkedIn as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This San Jose-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 Salesforce needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Design In Mind. Design In Mind completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

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LinkedIn - Ready to Disrupt Sales Kit

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Yahoo! - Partner Day 2015

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Austin Cocktails - Website Design & Development

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$5,000+
$100 - $149/HR
10 - 49
Founded 2002

Locations

San Jose, CA

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0.0

Design In Mind is a Silicon Valley full-service creative agency. Services include branding, print design, digital marketing, web design, web development, and social media. Clients include Coupa and LinkedIn.

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LinkedIn - Ready to Disrupt Sales Kit

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Yahoo! - Partner Day 2015

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Austin Cocktails - Website Design & Development

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