October 2021

Top Brand Consulting Firms in Toronto

Good branding can set you apart from the crowd and bring your company's vision to life. So, what makes a strong brand, and how can branding services help you get there? A strong brand has a clear and unique message that's targeted to each segment of your audience. It also includes a consistent visual presentation – think colors, logos, fonts. Finally, a strong brand may evoke an emotion like Apple's innovation. If you're looking at this definition of a strong brand and are unsure how your company's brand stacks up, hire a branding agency. The right branding company helps you define and marketing your business brand to attract customers, retain talent, and emphasize shared values.

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

List of the Best Branding Agencies in Toronto

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates is a brand development agency that helps a wide range of brands communicate what makes them special. Since setting up shop in Toronto, Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates has helped everything from enterprise clients to brand-new startups as they strive to improve their brand strategy.

    When their client was looking for an agency that would support their need to brand themselves more efficiently, they turned to Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates, who helped develop and execute a branding design strategy that led to measurable results and excellent performance across a variety of metrics.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Branding
    • 15% Graphic Design
    • 15% Packaging Design
    Zone TV dynamic channels

    Zone TV dynamic channels

    Zone·TV is redefining the TV viewing environment by delivering a personalized entertainment experience filled with expertly curated, exciting new content.
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    Jenny Betts London branding +...

    Jenny Betts London branding +...

    Jenny Betts London is a luxury home fragrance brand based out of London in the UK. 
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    The Tannk Clothing Co.

    The Tannk Clothing Co.

    Founded by philanthropist, entrepreneur, author and mother Anita Okoye, the Tannk Clothing Company is a children’s apparel company with an unwavering dedication and commitment to helping improve the lives of African...
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    The Walper Hotel Look Book

    The Walper Hotel Look Book

    The Walper Hotel is a luxurious, boutique hotel situated in the heart of Kitchener. Built in 1893, The Walper was meticulously restored in 2017 with no design detail overlooked. From the finest rugs and curated wallpaper...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Branding development has become one of the most essential needs for modern brands of all types, and Massive Media has become one of the most trusted providers of brand design in the world for brands who need it done right. Based in Vancouver, Massive Media helps brands improve the uniqueness of their brand voice when nothing short of success will do.

    Staples needed to improve their ability to reach customers effectively. So they turned to Massive Media, who leveraged their years of expertise to deliver branding expertise that led to measurable results almost immediately, resulting in not only excellent client feedback but repeat work.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Branding
    • 40% Web Design
    • 10% E-Commerce Development
    • 10% Other
    Agency Reel | 2020

    Agency Reel | 2020

    Take a look at a few of the projects we've worked on recently.
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    Local Public Eatery

    Local Public Eatery

    Local was ready to step into the family's category-defining legacy and had their sights set on continued southward expansion into the US. To support these big dreams, they tasked Massive with crafting an online experience...
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    Eden Empire – Web Design &...

    Eden Empire – Web Design &...

    Our partnership with Eden and Quietly brings the brand’s emotion to centre stage with a .com that embraces storytelling as its strategic foundation. More than a product site, Eden Empire is where cannabis culture...
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    Vancouver Opera's Digital Overhaul

    Vancouver Opera's Digital Overhaul

    VO has always believed that its love for Opera and, to a stronger extent, the arts community, is the principle around which its entire brand philosophy should pivot.As such, in 2017 VO made the bold move to change its...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    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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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    KRFTWRK has provided UX and UI design solutions for huge names like Sigma Systems as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Canada 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 Quiznos needed a powerful way to supercharge their UX design, they turned to KRFTWRK. KRFTWRK completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 30% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Branding
    • 15% Content Marketing
    • 30% Other
    Securter

    Securter

    We’ve worked with the team at Securter to create branding and website design for a fintech startup. Inspired by minimalist, corporate lines, the website evokes a sense of security while preserving its innovative...
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    Brock Windows PPC

    Brock Windows PPC

    Brock Doors & Windows is recognized as an expert in vinyl windows and doors in the Greater Toronto Area and Simcoe County. We collaborated with their team to build a growth marketing strategy focused on driving...
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    Ruksack UI UX Design

    Ruksack UI UX Design

     We worked with Techstars winner Rucksack to design a dashboard and google chrome plugin for planning and saving your favorite destinations and collaborating on your next trip.
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    Telecom Website Design

    Telecom Website Design

    We’ve created a new brand identity and website design for a telecom company. The website features a premium vibe with a clean and minimalistic layout, contrasted with large, powerful images and modern typography.  
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Parachute Design Group clients include Wysdom AI, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to web design for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Parachute Design Group was founded on forward-thinking principles in Toronto.

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

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 20% Web Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Other
    Go RVing Canada

    Go RVing Canada

    Custom WordPress website design and development for Canada's top travel and adventure brand.
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    The JUNO Awards

    The JUNO Awards

    Custom WordPress website design, development and database integration for The JUNO Awards – Canada's premier awards for music and entertainment.
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    integrate.AI Website Design

    integrate.AI Website Design

    Custom WordPress website design and development for an AI startup created by ex-Facebook executive, Steve Irvine.
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    McMillan LLP Website Design

    McMillan LLP Website Design

    Custom WordPress website design and search engine marketing strategy for Canada's top business law firm of more than 500 staff.
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Stack Creative to bring their branding needs to the next level. Based in Philadelphia, Stack Creative was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Stack Creative provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Branding
    • 40% Web Design
    • 20% Web Development
    Canadian Women and Sport

    Canadian Women and Sport

    Canadian Women & Sport is an organization dedicated to creating an equitable and inclusive Canadian sport and physical activity system that empowers girls and women. Previously known as the Canadian Association for...
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    World Vision

    World Vision

    World Vision International were working with the innovation and service design consultancy The Moment to co-develop a global product to provide life-saving tools for those living in dangerous places — and to actively...
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    Mother Raw

    Mother Raw

    Reunion Foods came to Stack to help take their beloved Michelle’s Rawfoodz brand of organic dressings, sauces and dips, and introduce it to the world anew as Mother Raw. Another agency (Zulu Alpha Kilo) had already...
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    Memory Labs

    Memory Labs

    Memory Labs is a Toronto-based direct-to-consumer start-up that digitizes your old photos and videos so they will be preserved for the next generation. We worked with the Memory Labs team on the design, content creation...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    func.media has experience working with Ikea, Walmart, and Huawei some of the biggest names in their industries. This full-service digital agency provides services in video production, social media marketing, and digital strategy to clients of various sizes and industries. The team also directs advertising campaigns through Facebook, Instagram, and social media influencers.

    One of func.media’s projects involved developing a video for Tunes Audio. Tunes Audio is an audio peripheral company endorsed by celebrities. Just 2 days after filming the video, it was published. The content has been Tunes’ most-watched video for over two years.
     

    SERVICES
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Web Development
    • 40% Other
    we are func.media

    we are func.media

    We’re a full-service millennial run marketing firm - offering inventive, results-driven solutions that harness the highest immediate return in digital + social media. With core services anchored around digital strategy...
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    Saffron Road Website

    Saffron Road Website

    Sometimes it’s all about cooking up delicious digital solutions. Saffron Road is a food brand sold through 25,000 retail locations nationwide. We’ve produced an engaging digital journey to match a growing demand for...
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    From The Ground Up Commercial

    From The Ground Up Commercial

    Halen Brands, New Jersey-based CPG incubator and venture capital company, is known for disrupting the better-for-you salty snack category with emerging brands that challenge the status quo. From The Ground Up (and their...
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    No Boats On Sunday Website

    No Boats On Sunday Website

    No Boats on Sunday, owned by wine-conglomerate Andrew Peller, is a nationwide favorite from coast to coast. Customers old and new have brought that same passion towards an overhauled digital presence for the brand...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Businesses such as SAGE, Juniper Life Insurance, and 55Design engage Varga Girl Design for pretty powerful services. Varga Girl Design provides branding, logo, and print design services to primarily small businesses. Whether they're starting from scratch or refreshing their brand, Varga Girl Design supports businesses at various stages in different industries, including the pharmaceutical industry.

    A creative communication agency engaged Varga Girl Design for website design and development services to capture more customers. Varga Girl Design created a Squarespace website from scratch, providing front- and backend development services. The website experienced increased engagement from new clients.  

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Logo
    • 25% Print Design
    • 25% Other
    Rosé in the City  //  Complete...

    Rosé in the City // Complete...

    Varga Girl is no one-trick-pony! We have the of skill sets required for the design and creation of collateral for print AND digital. We understand web design isn't just about the graphics on the site, but also the overall...
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    Nancy Lerner  //  Logo and Web...

    Nancy Lerner // Logo and Web...

    Nancy Lerner needed a new logo and website to grab attention and market her services helping parents make critical decisions about their children’s education (during a national shutdown.) Although she had a topline...
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    Relative Growth // Complete...

    Relative Growth // Complete...

    Relative Growth is all about your child’s future prosperity … so we created a brand built to last. The Challenge When you simultaneously invest in real estate and insurance solutions, you enjoy the benefits of...
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    The Shore Thing // Complete...

    The Shore Thing // Complete...

    The Shore Thing has a lot of fun with what they do …and so did we (coming up with their branding.) The Challenge After a small mom & pop shellfish company expands and begins exporting to upscale Toronto...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like NursEd, Harley Oliver

    empowers brands with UX design and branding. Founded on design-first principles, this Canada-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Harley Oliver’s experience is their work for Jenny Bird, one of the world’s respected brands. Harley Oliver helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Web Design
    • 20% Web Development
    • 40% Other
    Design & Interactive Website for...

    Design & Interactive Website for...

    Design & Interactive Website for Chris Burkard. https://www.instagram.com/chrisburkard/?hl=en
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    Interactive Microsite for world...

    Interactive Microsite for world...

    Interactive experience and microsite for Chris Burkard https://www.instagram.com/chrisburkard/?hl=en
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    Muse - EEG Brain sensing wearable...

    Muse - EEG Brain sensing wearable...

    Visit our instagram to meet our team, see behind the scenes and browse more work!www.instagram.com/heyharleyoliver
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    Custom E-commerce Design and...

    Custom E-commerce Design and...

    See more at www.harleyoliver.com
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Unparallel Brand Design has provided branding solutions for huge names like MaxSol as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Toronto-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 Manic Coffee needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Unparallel Brand Design. Unparallel Brand Design completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 20% Logo
    • 15% UX/UI Design
    • 40% Other
    Pape Chaudhury Brand Development

    Pape Chaudhury Brand Development

    Paul Pape and Shantona Chaudhury, two of Canada’s most acclaimed legal stars joined to form a new firm. They entrusted us to help build their brand identity, positioning and website.
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    Branding for Manic Coffee & Gelato

    Branding for Manic Coffee & Gelato

    Approached to help introduce Manic Coffee & Gelato, Parallel helped streamline a consistent brand based on the history of the business. Parallel expanded the brand to all Manic products and created a retention program...
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    Branding for Wheels.ca

    Branding for Wheels.ca

    As a highly respected Canadian automobile publication, Wheels wanted to expand into the digital magazine market. By rebranding the logo, Parallel created instant brand recognition in a highly competitive market. Parallel...
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    Branding for The Ride

    Branding for The Ride

    Designed as a solution for personalized public transportation, The Ride requested branding services from Unparallel. Aware of the bilingual market in Quebec, Unparallel made the logo easily transferrable between English...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    R&G Strategic works exclusively with companies out to solve the issue of global sustainability propel their growth and bring new services to market. Through branding and graphic design, they leverage creative strategy to help their partners diversify, scale, and make the world better. 

    Recently sustainable food company gubgub hired R&G to help them finish the brand for their line of protein products. After taking the time to understand the consumer personas in the market, their team designed a kit of brand assets accompanied by a one-year roadmap to ensure the product would succeed on the shelf. 

    SERVICES
    • 15% Branding
    • 10% Graphic Design
    • 10% Packaging Design
    • 65% Other
    Sustaining sport and the...

    Sustaining sport and the...

    THEIR CHALLENGE With a drive to innovative embedded in FieldTurf’s DNA, the company was already a leader in its industry. But in setting its sights on driving greater value on and off the field with a goal to reduce...
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    Building the sustainable home...

    Building the sustainable home...

    THEIR CHALLENGE TD Insurance and the Ready Commitment is targeting C$1 billion by 2030 towards community giving that support change, nurture progress and contribute to making the world a better, more inclusive place. In...
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    Before & After Website Redesign...

    Before & After Website Redesign...

    The project began with a collaborative discovery process that took all the internal stakeholders into account. We then created a new user experience to improve navigation and were able to reduce the total number of pages...
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    Animated Illustration for New...

    Animated Illustration for New...

    We began with a discovery session to establish a foundational understanding of ALUS’s vision and corporate strategy. Our Creative and Strategy teams then collaborated to deliver a collection of animated infographics to...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Mississauga, Canada

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Ankit Designs Inc. has provided web design work for clients like Brad J Lamb Realty. Based in Canada, Ankit Designs Inc. brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

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

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 40% Web Development
    • 20% Branding
    Hans Dairy Website Design &...

    Hans Dairy Website Design &...

    Read The Full Case Study Here Hans Dairy specializes in South Asian dairy products in Ontario. With a big push on Thinking Natural, Hans Dairy needed a website that reflected their growth and credibility as an industry...
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    Saudi Envirozone Website Redesign...

    Saudi Envirozone Website Redesign...

    Read Full Case Study Here As one of the leaders in air quality and environmental solutions in the Middle East, Saudi Envirozone had long outgrown the limitations of their old website. They approached us at Ankit Designs...
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    Corporate Event Centre Website...

    Corporate Event Centre Website...

    Read The Full Case Study Here Goal: Build a modern, responsive website for both desktops and phones with room searching functionality, and refresh their company brand. Corporate Event Centre is a premier, multi-purpose...
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    Orrett Music Academy Website...

    Orrett Music Academy Website...

    Read The Full Case Study Here Goal: Build an online experience for parents considering music lessons for their children. Create a user experience that is quick, straight to the point, and visually compelling. Orrett Music...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Clavis Social has provided social media marketing solutions for huge names as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Canada-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 their client needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Clavis Social. Clavis Social completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 30% Other
    Sinai Live - Online Event...

    Sinai Live - Online Event...

    Clavis Social helped create an online event to raise funds for the hospital's front-line workers. An 11-hour live stream was held on Twitch, showcasing celebrities, athletes, politicians, and gamers.  Clavis worked on...
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    Social Media Strategy and Execution

    Social Media Strategy and Execution

    At Clavis, we have an ongoing relationship with a mid-sized market research firm to create the strategy and execute social media and email marketing campaigns. Integrated to work as part of the larger sales and marketing...
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    Digital Marketing for Amateur...

    Digital Marketing for Amateur...

    We executed a full marketing takeover for a 4,000 member soccer club based in Toronto. We were tasked with defining the brand, creating the content plan, and executing the plan to generate new interest in the organization...
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    Digital Marketing and Brand...

    Digital Marketing and Brand...

    Another ongoing project to create the brand strategy, marketing plan, and all associated graphic design for a Recruitment firm in Toronto, Canada. Working closely with the owner and senior leadership team we are...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Whether it’s a commercial video, social media content, or corporate videos, Minifridge Media has the video production solutions needed. They are experts not only in video production but also branding for small and mid-market firms, focusing on the industries of media, advertising, and business services.

    One of Minifridge Media’s many projects was the production of a video for Messagepoint. Minifridge Media made a comedic video that showcases Messagepoint, a customer communication software solution.

    SERVICES
    • 85% Video Production
    • 15% Branding
    Messagepoint / “Evil Genius”

    Messagepoint / “Evil Genius”

    In this humorous piece, an evil genius is convinced by his totally ordinary employees to start using a new customer communication software. Sounds diabolical!
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    Toronto Pearson Airport / “New...

    Toronto Pearson Airport / “New...

    We went to the airport with a camera crew and showed passengers Pearson's new websites. Their genuine reactions were then edited into this social media promo. 
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    Honk / "Introducing HonkTAP"

    Honk / "Introducing HonkTAP"

    This 15-second spot was created to announce the revolutionary new parking technology from Honk.
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    Chuck's Roadhouse Grill / "Yeehaw!"

    Chuck's Roadhouse Grill / "Yeehaw!"

    TV commercial produced for growing restaurant chain Chuck's Roadhouse Bar & Grill. Played on TV for months, including a prominent run on CP24.
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    What do dozens of brands have in common? They’ve all turned to ARTBEAT.MARKETING for advertising expertise. This Toronto-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When their client launched a platform targeting their unique users, ARTBEAT.MARKETING 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
    • 20% Branding
    • 15% Web Design
    • 40% Other
    Ad Campaign Design

    Ad Campaign Design

    Ad campaign design.  More Details:  https://www.artbeat.marketing/creative-case-studies  
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    The visual encompassing Artbeat's...

    The visual encompassing Artbeat's...

    Self Promo

    Self Promo

    Creative Ad Concept for ArtBeat Marketing
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    Ad Campaign Design

    Ad Campaign Design

    A series of ads for Lant Insurance specializing in classic car insurance.
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