September 2022

Top Minority Owned Brand Consulting Firms

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Your brand includes your company's name, logo, colors, fonts, mission, values, and more. The act of branding your business is a marketing practice that aims to distinguish your company from others. For example, most people who spend time online will recognize the red, yellow, green, and blue 'G' of Google.

Small and large business alike benefit from good branding because it's one factor in new customers becoming repeat customers. Think of it this way, if you buy a product and like it but can't remember where you bought it, how will you buy it again? Investing in a branding agency is one way to ensure you tackle business branding strategically. A branding company helps you define your brand, put together guidelines, and communicate your brand message internally and externally.

Check out some of the best Minority Owned branding consulting firm near you. As you create your shortlist, we recommend reviewing work portfolios to see if a company's style matches yours; reading client reviews to understand strengths and opportunities; and looking at a company's service focus to gauge expertise and work experience. We compiled all this data for you, so get started finding a Minority Owned digital branding companies today!

List of the Best Minority Owned Branding Companies

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Social Driver is a digital agency based in Washinton, DC, and was founded in 2011. They have about 50 employees that specialize in social media marketing, web design, and web development for a wide range of businesses focusing on health care & medical, non-profit, and business services industries.

    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society tapped Social Driver to create an animated video for their nonprofit organization. The team wrote up a script and pre-and post-produced a two-minute video using the client's resources. Social Driver was able to take a topic that’s hard to capture in a visual medium and translate it into moving yet informative video. The team had an excellent command of the project details and timelines and kept everything moving along. 

    SERVICES
    • 30% Social Media Marketing
    • 15% Web Design
    • 15% Web Development
    • 40% Other
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    DBC has delivered branding results to brands like American Express, still expanding on its list of success for brands in a wide range of industries. This New York-based firm helps companies focus their brand strategy to improve their ability to reach customers through their brand platform.

    If you want to see how DBC helps brands meet their goals in a crowded space, look no further than their brand development work for Leaf Logistics. DBC helped them define and execute a strategy that would help them meet their goals.

    SERVICES
    • 55% Branding
    • 30% Graphic Design
    • 15% Logo
    A Brand To Celebrate The People...

    A Brand To Celebrate The People...

    The problem presented to DBC was that Secret Genius had lost its luster with the intended audience through bad press. Spotify needed a strategy to rename and relaunch the brand.  The branding strategists at DBC used the...
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    A Website For A Wyoming Airport...

    A Website For A Wyoming Airport...

    The issue presented was, this airport is located two miles northeast of downtown Rawlins, Wyoming, Rawlins Municipal Airport - Harvey Field is a general aviation airport with big growth goals in capacity and traffic...
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    New Name + Brand To Change The At...

    New Name + Brand To Change The At...

    The problem presented to DBC was that Allovate was selling what was then “Allerdent” as a medical product. Lacking mass market appeal, they needed a strategy to establish a new market.  To solve the problem...
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    New Name + Brand For A New Era OF...

    New Name + Brand For A New Era OF...

    The problem presented to DBC was that Mezzoprint was winning business based on the salespeople alone. Their brand was offering no support, in some cases hindering them as they are not a “printing” company...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Newark, DE

    Founded in 2004, The Ascendant Group is an international public relations company that specializes in human-to-human marketing. Frequently featured by prominent industry resources, the team has extensive experience working for Fortune 200 companies and INC 5000 fastest-growing businesses.

    For example, The Ascendant Group provided public relations and social media delivery services to SUMURI LLC, a content tracking app from Delaware. The team helped SUMURI LLC secure TV exposure, strategically their LinkedIn presence, and boost engagement.

    SERVICES
    • 57% Public Relations
    • 23% Branding
    • 10% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Other
    CEO brand for multiple business...

    CEO brand for multiple business...

    We created all copy and direction for the web site. Designed the web site and secured media with Fortune Magazine and numerous other major media outlets. It helped the client be positioned for several major business...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Design in DC counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Washington, D.C.-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted web development work.

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

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 30% Web Development
    • 10% Advertising
    • 20% Other
    Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Learn more about the unique Design In DC process through client testimonials and company leadership.  
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Miami, FL

    Headquartered in Miami, Florida, neuelane is an advertising firm led by a small team of senior-level creative problem solvers. The company was founded in 2017. The small team focuses on brand development, social media marketing, advertising campaigns, and content creation.

    neuelane leveraged guerilla marketing to launch one of Miami’s favorite fast casual restaurants, Pincho, as they prepared to expand nationally. The team provided creative direction, video production, social media, and paid social campaigns.
     

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 25% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Branding
    • 30% Other
    We Are Not a Factory

    We Are Not a Factory

    We leveraged guerrilla marketing and social media to launch one of Miami’s favorite fast casual restaurants as they prepared to expand nationally. Awards: Shorty Awards - Winner of Best in Restaurants and Audience...
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    Architecturally Extraordinary

    Architecturally Extraordinary

    We created content for one of Miami’s most architecturally extraordinary oceanfront condos–The Jewel of Sunny Isles Beach.
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    The Finest Cali Green

    The Finest Cali Green

    As one of the top cannabis producers in California, OPUS wanted consumers to associate their high-end marijuana (found in dispensaries across the state) with a brand that fits their vision. A complete departure from their...
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    Every Little Thing Is Gonna Be...

    Every Little Thing Is Gonna Be...

    We created a brand identity for a new restaurant concept, from the same creators of Doce Provisions. 
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Many enterprise clients count TC Creatives as their dependable branding 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 TC Creatives client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and TC Creatives 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
    • 35% Branding
    • 25% Marketing Strategy
    • 20% Web Design
    • 20% Other
    Nourie Hair

    Nourie Hair

    Nourie is a plant-based hair braiding supply brand that focuses on using clean ingredients that doesn't irritate skin and contain harsh chemicals.  Services: Branding, Packaging Design.
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    Cane Beauty

    Cane Beauty

    As a truly clean beauty brand, CANE beauty is raising the standards for clean beauty. CANE Beauty reached out to TC Creatives to create a brand that exemplifies their mission and strong values and make them a formidable...
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    Chasen Pottery

    Chasen Pottery

    Chasen Pottery is a pottery subscription box made by kids for kids.  Services: Branding
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    Virtue Supplements

    Virtue Supplements

    TC Creatives was enlisted to grow Virtue Supplements allowing it to break into the supplement industry while keeping customers returning for more. Having exhausted their network during their soft launch, Virtue...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Complex Creative is the go-to development and design agency for bespoke WordPress websites and other digital products. They distinguish themselves from other developers in the market by providing maintenance and security upgrades after the site goes live. 

    The Complex Creative team even partnered with UNICEF to create their new website for its Next Gen London. They handled everything from design and development. The group was able to raise more money thanks to this website for its deserving causes. 
     

    SERVICES
    • 20% Web Design
    • 15% Branding
    • 10% Web Development
    • 55% Other
    Britain's Next Top Model - All...

    Britain's Next Top Model - All...

    Complex Creative managed all the creative content for the hit TV show Britain's Next Top Model. This included managing the website, creating email campaigns, creating and managing social media content and working on the...
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    UX and UI Overhaul for Ballie...

    UX and UI Overhaul for Ballie...

    After a successful rebuild of the Ballie Ballerson site back in 2020, which led to a huge increase in conversion of sales, we've been working with Ballie to create an even more sophisticated website design to integrate...
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    RSPCA COVID Landing Pages

    RSPCA COVID Landing Pages

    During COVID, so many businesses had to quickly shift and change everything within their operations. This caused a lot of probelms within charities as they were already reliant on donations etc.  We helped out numerous...
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    Mencap Charity Design Work

    Mencap Charity Design Work

    We work with a lot of charity clients and one of the ones we love supporting is Mencap.  We've provided graphic design services for them for a couple of years, and have included them in our nominated charities list when...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $250,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Sensis helps brands create experience-driven advertising for clients like Washington State University and Port of Los Angeles. Their main focus is out-of-home and broadcast advertising for mid-sized businesses across industries like education and business services.

    When the Metrolink in Southern California wanted to recruit more riders, Sensis designed a campaign that used roadside ads in areas with heavy traffic and geo-targeted ads for gridlocked drivers via the Waze app. Their work helped free up the roads in Los Angeles and increased metro ridership by 4.4%.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Advertising
    • 20% Branding
    • 15% Public Relations
    • 30% Other
  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Santa Monica, CA

    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
  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Moore, OK

    Freestyle Creative counts brands like Home Creations as clients and continues to offer acclaimed brand identity creation to brands in a wide range of industries. This U.S.-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their brand strategy to increase both brand perception and measurable sales through marketing, advertising, branding design, web development, PR, and even video production.

    To see how Freestyle Creative helps brands establish their distinct identity, consider their work for Elliot Roofing. Freestyle Creative helped them define a strategy for their specific audience to deliver graphic design, digital marketing, and product photography.

    SERVICES
    • 15% Advertising
    • 15% Branding
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 60% Other
  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Just Digital is consistently rated as a top marketing firm in Los Angeles because of their simple philosophy—get real results for clients. From marketing strategy to pay per click to web design, their team’s toolbox is packed with skills to push their client to success.

     

    A recent example of their work was creating the logo and brand kit for a local Cardiologist who had his own private practice. Just Digital used a heart with angel wings to create a design that spoke to saving yet stayed away from worn out clichés.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Pay Per Click
    • 30% Web Design
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 20% Other
    Google Ads for Insurance Company

    Google Ads for Insurance Company

    Our client, a Medicare insurance provider in the USA, had been running digital advertising campaigns sporadically without getting the results they wanted. They knew they could be getting more leads from Google Ads, but...
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    Digital Marketing Ads for Ecommerce

    Digital Marketing Ads for Ecommerce

    Our client, an apparel brand from Los Angeles focused on niche pop-culture products, had an engaged following on social media. This included an impressive 32k followers on Instagram. However, they were having difficulty...
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    Jen Smiley Food Coach Website &...

    Jen Smiley Food Coach Website &...

    The health and wellness industry is a tough industry to compete in. Amazingly, Jen Smiley had managed to run her wellness coaching business successfully at a small-scale, but she knew she could help more people if she...
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    Facebook Ads & Landing Page Design

    Facebook Ads & Landing Page Design

    HealthIQ is one of the few Medicare brokers in the USA that uses AI-enhanced technology to find insurance solutions for its customers. When they  launched their SaaS solution aimed at an elderly population, they...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Miami, FL

    Crea7ive Interactive Marketing finds new ways to solve challenges for businesses like Pizza Hut, Armani, and Apollo’s Bank. Their agency specializes in crafting brand and digital strategy for mid-market and enterprise clients.

    Recently they were hired by fast-food giant Wendy’s create a brand system to market their new guacamole blend. To reflect the originality of the recipe and the freshness of the product, the team used bright colors and clean images to generate a kit of marketing assets that would introduce their new spin on a classic dish to guac fans everywhere.

     

    SERVICES
    • 45% Branding
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Advertising
    • 30% Other
    Bagelfuls by Kraft

    Bagelfuls by Kraft

    Bagelfuls needed an effective web design to help them reach busy moms. Their goal was to communicate the nutritional benefits of their breakfast on the go in a family friendly manner. We created a creative website...
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    Roasted Tomato Guacamole by Wendy's

    Roasted Tomato Guacamole by Wendy's

    The new roasted tomato mayo and guacamole blend is a festival of freshness that will keep you wanting more! Who doesn’t love guacamole? And with the addition of roasted tomato sauce, the classic burger just got a...
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    Armani/Casa

    Armani/Casa

    Armani Casa Luxury brand Armani Casa Miami needed to launch a robust social media and branding presence across relevant networks to increase awareness and traffic in their physical store located at the heart of Miami...
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    Zumba Fitness New Year Campaign

    Zumba Fitness New Year Campaign

  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    With a passion for both strategy and design, CityState Creative has provided packaging design work for clients like Tisané Tea. Based in Brooklyn, CityState Creative brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

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

    SERVICES
    • 50% Branding
    • 50% Packaging Design
    Fashion Brand Packaging Design

    Fashion Brand Packaging Design

    Branding Design / Identity System

    Branding Design / Identity System

    Wine Label Branding and Packaging...

    Wine Label Branding and Packaging...

    Alcohol Packaging Design

    Alcohol Packaging Design

  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Atlanta, GA

    Brand New Beauty empowers women in business by providing professional services that help clients discover their brand. They offer branding, web design, and logo solutions for their clients, with their branding services focused on product branding and strategy,

    As an example of their work, Brand New Beauty partnered with L.I. Pigments, a pigment product line. Brand New Beauty helped create an attractive packaging design for the pigment line, which is catered to women and men of color.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Logo
    • 25% Web Design
    • 20% Packaging Design
    • 20% Other
    404 High Co - Branding - Atlanta,...

    404 High Co - Branding - Atlanta,...

    I started 404High after my very own anxiety and depression episodes.  My job was laying workers off due to Covid, and I honestly did not have a back up plan.  I began to experiment with Hemp at the suggestion of a...
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    404 High Co - Wordpress Website...

    404 High Co - Wordpress Website...

    A statement from our client I started 404High after my very own anxiety and depression episodes.  My job was laying workers off due to Covid, and I honestly did not have a back up plan.  I began to experiment with...
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    Finch and Co Start Up Business

    Finch and Co Start Up Business

    Finch and Co reached out to us needing help in branding their new business. They didn't know exactly what they wanted, but they wanted to make sure that their branding was different and stood out from their competition...
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    LOS ANGELES, CA

    Lola Pop Media clients include NBC, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to video production for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Lola Pop Media was founded on forward-thinking principles in San Diego.

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

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 10% Branding
    • 10% Broadcast Video
    Padres: Pedal The Cause

    Padres: Pedal The Cause

    San Diego Padres: Pedal The Cause (Cancer Research Non-Profit)  Client: Padres 
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    Reign Energy (Monster)

    Reign Energy (Monster)

    Reign Energy - Flavor Explosion    Client: Reign Energy (Monster) 
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    Second Chance Beer Co

    Second Chance Beer Co

    Second Chance Beer - Blackbird Surf Client: Second Chance Beer Co. 
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