July 2022

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:
    $50,000+
    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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  • 2
    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
    • 100% Branding
    • 30% Logo
    • 25% Print Design
    • 10% Other
    Volterra Video Facebook Videos

    Volterra Video Facebook Videos

    Varga Girl Design created 2 stunning 15-second videos for Volterra Media. Highly graphical, with quick, fun animation, these videos get straight to the point–hire Volterra to take care of your social media.
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    Jacqueline Foley Complete...

    Jacqueline Foley Complete...

    Standing out as an executive coach is not easy. But Varga Girl Design was up for the challenge. Jacqueline Foley is extremely polished and professional but is also creative and empathetic. We wanted her branding to...
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    Nellie's Annual Report

    Nellie's Annual Report

    Create a compelling and concise Annual report, whilst elevating the existing branding without straying too far from current styles. 
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    Wildlands Donation Letter

    Wildlands Donation Letter

    Working with Luminate Communications for the copy and strategy, Varga Girl Design created a dramatic and compelling letter to be sent out to potential donors. The campaign was a huge success and the client saw a 30%...
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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
    • 100% Branding
    • 30% Logo
    • 10% E-Commerce Development
    • 5% 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
    • 100% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Web Development
    • 20% Other
    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 running...
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    YYOGA + Rebuilding Digital...

    YYOGA + Rebuilding Digital...

    Since 2006, YYoga has been supporting people’s commitment to whole health and can be credited for helping make yoga in Canada mainstream. Our relationship began when they realized their rapid growth required them to...
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  • 5
    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
    • 100% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Web Development
    • 45% Other
    ALIGN -...

    ALIGN -...

    ALIGN is an executive recruitment firm in Laguna Beach, California.  Matt and his team are consummate professionals who needed to shift the brand to the next level.  First, we created the new brand and then designed and...
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    POWERPODS - Branding / Website

    POWERPODS - Branding / Website

    POWERPODS is a new up and coming force in the Franchise world.  They offer Neuro based coaching for franchisees and help them move towards success.  We were tasked with the job of making them stand out from the crowd...
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    White & Gale - Branding/Web...

    White & Gale - Branding/Web...

    White & Gale is a female-run HR consultancy.  They came to us for a brand refresh and a new website that communicated who they are at their core. The result speaks for itself.  Wonderful clients to work with. 
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    Gary Cannon - Comedian - Branding...

    Gary Cannon - Comedian - Branding...

    Gary is our fabulous and very funny celebrity client from LA, California.  He is a successful stand-up/warm-up comedian who works on shows such as Conan, The Masked Singer, The Bachelorette, Dr Ken and many more.  We...
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  • 6
    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
    • 100% Branding
    • 30% Logo
    • 25% Print Design
    • 105% 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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  • 7
    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
    • 100% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Web Development
    • 20% 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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  • 8
    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
    • 100% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Web Development
    • 30% Other
    Marbl

    Marbl

    Marbl is an emotion tracking app that’s made to model a therapy session. It allows users to track a wide range of emotions over a long time and get in-depth insights into those emotions. Starting from an idea, we...
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    SingleKey

    SingleKey

    SingleKey is a Canadian online rent and background check service on a mission to take the risk out of renting. We worked closely with this Startup Founder to shape the brand and grow it’s leads generation programs. +...
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    GoEvo

    GoEvo

    Government Operations, Evolved. We’ve created a new brand identity and website for this government software company and their 3 sub-brands. The website features smooth background animations, modern flat UI designs...
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    Conformer Folders

    Conformer Folders

    Custom presentation and mailing solutions that make an impression We’ve developed a new brand identity and an e-commerce website design for an online presentation folders and mailing solutions company. Combining...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Coquitlam, Canada

    REX Marketing + Design Inc. is an internationally award-winning full-service agency based in Canada and was founded in 2017. They have about 10 employees that specialize in marketing strategy, web design, and branding for small to mid-sized businesses mainly focusing on business services, consumer products & services, and e-commerce industries.

    PostMark Group Inc. hired REX Marketing + Design Inc. to revamp their real estate development company’s overall branding. The team built a website from scratch and modified its logo. The client's website numbers are up to over 100%. The great communication and talent from REX Marketing + Design Inc.'s end helped with the brand exposure and the overall goal achievement. The client has now a new and consistent look.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Packaging Design
    • 25% Other
    CubicFarms AMPLIFIED Event...

    CubicFarms AMPLIFIED Event...

    CubicFarm Systems Corp. is a category-defining ag-tech innovator that is changing the way we produce our food and animal feed. They offer a sustainable solution to leafy green farming that is truly local, safe...
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    AutismBC

    AutismBC

    Visual Identity Design
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    Emelle's Catering

    Emelle's Catering

    Anniversary Campaign and Marketing Strategy
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    St. John Ambulance

    St. John Ambulance

    PSA, campaign and collateral design and production
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  • 10
    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
    • 100% Branding
    • 20% Web Development
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 35% 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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  • 11
    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
    • 100% Branding
    • 20% Web Development
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 25% Other
    Era Style Loft

    Era Style Loft

    Era Style Loft is a high-fashion women’s clothing store with multiple locations in Western Canada. Having conquered the world of brick and mortar, they set their eyes on improving the online experience for their...
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    Brevy

    Brevy

    Brewsters Brewing Company has been making craft beer for over 30 years. With the market demand for “something other than beer” continuing to grow exponentially, Brewsters wanted to expand their product offering and...
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    Korland

    Korland

    Our client has been in the IT consulting industry for over a decade, helping clients overcome complex technical and business challenges. Recognizing a gap in the corporate security market resulted in a unique opportunity...
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    Canada Malting Co.

    Canada Malting Co.

    Evolving a brand with a century of heritage. Services provided: Brand evolution Brand book and activation Custom photography Packaging design Point of sale folder and product sheets Social media and website launch Check...
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  • 12
    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
    • 100% Branding
    • 25%
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 5% Other
    Branding and corporate purpose:...

    Branding and corporate purpose:...

    Branding and Corporate Purpose, 2018.
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Arnold Street Media, Inc. specializes in establishing your brand’s identity. Through crafting powerful digital strategies rooted in social media marketing, digital advertising, and customized creative content, our team of passionate specialists ensure that your story is heard.

    We create content that enables you to tap into undiscovered audiences and stay connected with your loyal customers. Whether you’re looking to generate more leads with Google/Social Ads, grow your presence on social media or do a complete rebrand, you can count on us to deliver.

    We’re experts in all things digital and know how to navigate this ever-evolving landscape. From inception to delivery and beyond, we’ll take you there seamlessly and with ease.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 5% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Other
    Carvalo on College

    Carvalo on College

    Introducing The Carvalo on College – the ultimate curated condominium in Toronto’s popular west end. With 23 luxurious and modern two-storey suites surrounded by rich history, the city comes to life at the Carvalo...
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    Osmows

    Osmows

    The premiere fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant, Osmow’s, came to us looking for original branded content in the form of food photography for all of their over 40 Ontario locations. Presently, our photography is used...
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    T2H

    T2H

    Since 1985, TUBS: The Ultimate Bathroom Store has been a trendsetter in providing innovative kitchen and bathroom fixtures to homeowners and professionals. We not only worked on a rebrand for the current chain of...
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    MUNDO

    MUNDO

    Global leaders in user acquisition and monetization, MUNDO was looking to modernize their look with a full-scale rebrand that involved updating their website, logo, colours, fonts, and business cards. Primarily, the...
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    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
    • 100% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 5% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% 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

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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
    • 100% Branding
    • 30% Logo
    • 25% Print Design
    • 25% 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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