October 2021

Best Naming Agencies in Canada

Having a good business name provides a company with a host of advantages. The most substantial benefits include having strong brand awareness, brand recognition, brand loyalty, online searches and SEO, and encapsulation of the company’s purpose of values.

The cost of naming an agency can be nonexistent if a company handles it in-house. We advise consulting with a branding and naming agency before making a decision. The cost of consulting for the initial naming and branding of a company usually costs between $15,000 and $45,000.

We compiled and vetted a list of naming agency in Canada to help you find a naming firms. Each company has a portfolio of work and is ranked based on client reviews, market leadership, and work experience. Hire the naming firms that aligns with your business goals, project management style, budget, and timeline.

List of the Top Naming Firms in Canada

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    Montreal, 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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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Montréal, Canada

    Brandlucent brings brands to the next level with branding design, having done so for companies like FlightHUB and other notable organizations. Focused on helping expand brands’ ability to attract their target audience, this Montreal-based firm offers an emphasis on branding that leads to sales.

    One example of Brandlucent’s experience is their work for ecommerce companies looking to brand themselves more effectively without breaking the bank. Brandlucent helps them target their weak points with the assistance of a keen eye for detail and years of expertise in brand identity.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Branding
    Turbulent - Improbable impact

    Turbulent - Improbable impact

    How to define a company like Turbulent? Their creativity and tech expertise had gained them accolades and record-breaking achievements. Yet, the collective DNA that ran through the company veins was elusive.  We were up...
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    RewardOps - Supercharge Engagement

    RewardOps - Supercharge Engagement

    RewardOps is an engagement commerce company that is using their trailblazing technology to lead a revolution in engagement, maximizing value for consumers everywhere.What we did:Brand Strategy - Brand Identity - Website...
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    Invero - Cultivate Innovation

    Invero - Cultivate Innovation

    Invero is a strategic digital innovation company helping forward-thinking businesses transform and build for what’s possible.What we did:Brand Strategy - Brand Identity - Brand Naming - Website Architecture - Website...
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    Yaksa - Bring It

    Yaksa - Bring It

    Yaksa is a team of digital advisors and partners for enterprise growth, working with clients to maximize investment and ensure long term success.⁠⁠⁠⁠What we did:⁠⁠Brand Strategy - Brand Identity - Social media...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, 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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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    This established branding company counts major brands like Bluzelle among their clients. Based in Vancouver, Skyrocket Digital brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

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

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Web Design
    • 35% Other
    Kabuni Brand Strategy

    Kabuni Brand Strategy

    In 2015, we connected with Whole New Home, a marketplace for home professionals. Despite boasting over 20,000 active listings, they were struggling to monetize on subscriptions and discussed with us an idea to pivot the...
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    Minimum Viable Brand for...

    Minimum Viable Brand for...

    For decades, wildfires have been fought using a combination of extensive human resources and helicopters. Robert Atwood and Richard Sullivan saw that drones had the potential to ease the reliance on both. So they designed...
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    Alterna Haircare Web Launch

    Alterna Haircare Web Launch

    Alterna is a premium hair care brand in the USA which uses no harsh ingredients or additives. They have seen considerable success since 1997, and thanks to the beauty of ready-to-go e-commerce templates like Shopify, they...
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    Bluzelle Branding Project

    Bluzelle Branding Project

    Based in Singapore, budding blockchain client Bluzelle approached us for what we do best: a re-brand combined with a web launch, a few months shy of their Initial Coin Offering (ICO) annoucement. We hit the ground...
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  • 5
    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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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Ottawa, Canada

    This established architectural design company counts major brands like Hyatt among their clients. Based in Canada, Jackpine brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

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

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Digital Strategy
    • 25% Marketing Strategy
    Branding and corporate purpose:...

    Branding and corporate purpose:...

    Branding and Corporate Purpose, 2018.
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Calgary, Canada

    Flipp Advertising helps clients like Papa Johns and Red Stripe put their best foot forward and tell their story to the world. They specialize in advertising, branding, and marketing strategy for enterprise and mid-market clients.

     

    Working with Brewsters Brewing Company and Restaurant, the Flipp Advertising team helped their organization reinvigorate their brand. From a website redesign to packaging to photography, they helped unite their identity across all touchpoints and bring their love of great beer and killer food across Alberta.

     

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 40% Other
    Flipp Sizzle Reel

    Flipp Sizzle Reel

    Sit back, relax and watch some of our favourite work that we've created over the years. We've kept it under 2 minutes because we know you're probably super busy.
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    iON United

    iON United

    Using Cybersecurity to Make The World a Better Place. Sevices Provided: Vision Fest Planning Branding/Identity Systems Branded Templates Photography Social Media Strategy Onsite Social Media Management and Content...
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    Canada Malting Co.

    Canada Malting Co.

    Evolving a brand with a century of heritage.Services provided:Brand evolutionBrand book and activationCustom photographyPackaging designPoint of sale folder and product sheetsSocial media and website launchCheck out our...
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    Walden by Genstar

    Walden by Genstar

    Taking a community from a brand to a lifestyle. Services provided: AdvertisingMedia planning PhotographyVideographyPrint ads Social mediaDigital mediaCheck out our case study: https://thinkflipp.com/work/walden/
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    What do Karina Le BLanc and Pacific Parklands Foundation have in common? They’ve both turned to Y5 Creative for branding expertise. This Vancouver-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When iS4 launched a platform targeting their unique users, Y5 Creative 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% Branding
    • 25% Graphic Design
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 40% Other
    Llamalink Logo Creation

    Llamalink Logo Creation

    Photography - Christine Sinclair

    Photography - Christine Sinclair

    Simply Computing - Shopify Website

    Simply Computing - Shopify Website

    Olive + Wild Branding / Packaging

    Olive + Wild Branding / Packaging

  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Halifax, 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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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Edmonton, Canada

    JaxonLabs has provided branding solutions for huge names like Kiss Corporate Goodbye 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 Caliente Construction needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to JaxonLabs. JaxonLabs completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Digital Strategy
    • 25% Search Engine Optimization
    • 25% Other
    Salus Pro Marketing Optimization

    Salus Pro Marketing Optimization

    Over the course of 6 months we worked to lay a solid foundation for their digital marketing. 
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    Do The Hard Things - JaxonLabs...

    Do The Hard Things - JaxonLabs...

    2019 JaxonLabs Campaign
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    Kiss Corporate Goodbye

    Kiss Corporate Goodbye

    Caliente Construction Website

    Caliente Construction Website

  • 11
    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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  • 12
    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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  • 13
    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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  • 14
    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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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Hamilton, Canada

    At SociallyInfused Media, you’re able to express your creativity without the heavy lifting that comes with turning it into reality. This design/marketing agency provides web design, SEO, and branding services for clients coming from different industries using WordPress, Adobe, and AngularJS.

    Crown Constructions is one of the many clients that SociallyInfused Media has worked with in the past This construction company had its logo redesigned with the help of SociallyInfused Media, and the two companies are partnering again to develop a corporate website.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Web Design
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Branding
    • 40% Other
    Designing Chocolate Molds...

    Designing Chocolate Molds...

    We were commissioned to design kid-friendly chocolate molds for our client, Splendid Chocolates Ltd. Here's a brief look at the drafting process and how a graphic designer operates.
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    Crown Constructions

    Crown Constructions

    A luxury builder based out of Mississauga, ON, Crown Constructions is open for business and we are looking forward to growing with them!
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