October 2021

Best Design Agencies in Los Angeles

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Hiring the right design agency can help a business succeed. The biggest benefits strong design provides businesses include increasing the value of your business, having more aesthetically pleasing business materials, maintaining a brand image that is consistent, recognizable, and reliable, attracting the right audience, and accessing strong project management.

The cost of a design firm depends on the type of design being performed. In general, businesses should expect to pay between $150 and $500 as a start for any design service.

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

List of the Top Design Companies in LA

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Irvine, CA

    When companies like Cisco need an effective path to improved digital experiences, they enlist the services of 500 Designs. This U.S.-based branding design and development agency has provided a range of services for brands throughout the world, and has established itself as an agency that delivers consistent results.

    Humble Dogt is a company that’s tapped into a large audience already but was looking to expand their reach with a robust web application and website design. They turned to 500 Designs for the opportunity to revitalize their existing online platform, and 500 Designs delivered a simplified design that led to increased business and brand awareness.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 20% Web Design
    • 15% UX/UI Design
    • 35% Other
    Emburse

    Emburse

    Branding, UI/UX Design, Website Design and Website Development
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    Globally Paid

    Globally Paid

    Branding, UI/UX Design, and Website Development 
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    Ripple

    Ripple

    Branding, Website Design, Website Development, and Packaging Design
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    Cure Mobile Care

    Cure Mobile Care

    Branding, Website Design, and Website Development
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Santa Monica, CA

    An exclusive B2B marketing firm, BOP Design’s work has garnered recognition from the American Marketing Association, Graphic Design USA, and The Webby. They are a boutique yet global firm offering web design, content marketing, and branding services for a broad range of industries.

    As an example, they helped create and launch the Axim brand. They designed a corporate identity and website, highlighting the fintech’s proprietary system throughout, differentiating the firm from collection agencies and empowering sales with a credible website to reference.

    SERVICES
    • 65% Web Design
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 5% Other
    B2B Biotech

    B2B Biotech

    Whether you're a medical device company, drug development firm or clinical research organziation, Bop Design will build an effective mix of marketing tactics for biotech firms including website design, brand identity...
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    B2B 3D Graphics Software

    B2B 3D Graphics Software

    It's essential to conceptualize and institute a B2B branding strategy and communications plan that hits at the pain points and benefits that resonate with your target market. We identify a software product's competitive...
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    B2B Consulting Industry

    B2B Consulting Industry

    Is your firm struggling to attract new consulting engagements? Convey your business' value? Close leads? Bop Design keeps your consulting firm business top of mind with a professional mix of marketing content and...
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    B2B Accounting

    B2B Accounting

    As an accounting firm, you serve as a trusted confidante and long term strategic partner for your clients. A business makes a critical decision when they partner with a CPA or Accounting firm. We value the same...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Marina del Rey, CA

    What do Stanford University and LA Consumers Union have in common? They’ve both turned to WIRE MEDIA for UX and UI design expertise. This California-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Box Inc. launched a platform targeting their unique users, WIRE MEDIA 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
    • 50% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Web Design
    • 20% Web Development
    Fight Colorectal Cancer

    Fight Colorectal Cancer

    RESULTS: improvements to the main site navigation and resource library makes it much easier to find what you need. Fight CRC hired us as a strategic partner to guide them towards best practices for design and...
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    U of California Santa Barbara...

    U of California Santa Barbara...

    We created a new website for NCEAS, and along the way updated the brand look and feel as well. The website connects to an external database so that we could create the ability for people for the search and filter website...
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    Here to Here Website

    Here to Here Website

    Here to Here wanted to update their existing website. It had several cases of redundant text, confusing navigation, and was difficult to manage and update. We provided a content strategy and UX design to streamline their...
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    The Solutions Project - Web, UX,...

    The Solutions Project - Web, UX,...

    Wire Media has been working with The Solutions Project since 2016, providing full website design and development services; UX design, testing, and optimization; and interim brand strategy and support.Our work has freed up...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Neuron clients include Ford Models, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to UX design for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Neuron was founded on forward-thinking principles in America.

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

    SERVICES
    • 90% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Product Design
    Flo

    Flo

    Flo is a reproductive health app for women with more than 33 million monthly users. When they needed a strategic design partner to help increase capacity and offer a new perspective on increasing the perceived value of...
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    Ayadi

    Ayadi

    Ayadi Health is an online therapy platform that connects users with licensed mental health professionals. They brought in our team to improve the UX/UI of their mobile app. Serving the Middle Eastern market, a region with...
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    preFlite

    preFlite

    PreFlite takes the hassle out of being a freelance professional pilot, providing a single environment to manage flights, aircraft, operators, contracts, insurance, and even payment. Neuron was tasked with redesigning the...
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    You Rip

    You Rip

    You Rip empowers action sports athletes from around the world to connect by sharing and consuming video content, and competing in virtual or in-person challenges that are judged by other users.Available on mobile, tablet...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Some of the country's best-known brands like Disney and CBS trust design spinners to create customized creative solutions. Their portfolio includes branding, print design, and web design for enterprise and mid-market clients across industries like business services and entertainment.

    Working with music for motion picture advertising company Fringe Element, the Design Spinners team created a custom site to give the brand a new online home. The site has a clean layout that brings their work front and center and a clear information architecture so users can always find what they need.  

     

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 20% Branding
    • 15% Logo
    • 15% Other
    About Vani Gundara - Founder +...

    About Vani Gundara - Founder +...

    Meet the founder of Design Spinner and find out how they undertake the process of helping clients. The goal for them is clients for a lifetime. 
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    Sloane Stephens Foundation

    Sloane Stephens Foundation

    The Design Spinners team undertook logo, print and web design for the Sloane Stephens Foundation.
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    Thrive Vitamin

    Thrive Vitamin

    Design Spinners engaged in logo, web development, print, and signage design for Thrive Vitamin. 
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    Design Spinners Large Scale...

    Design Spinners Large Scale...

  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Amazon, L+R

    empowers brands with mobile app development. Founded on design-first principles, this Brooklyn-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of L+R’s experience is their work for Louis Vuitton, one of the world’s respected fashion brands. L+R helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their mobile app. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Branding
    • 20% Business Consulting
    • 30% Other
    Louis Vuitton VR Event Platform

    Louis Vuitton VR Event Platform

    Immersive, personalized VR experience content management system for luxury retail.
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    Vela®

    Vela®

    An international manufacturer introduces transformational, environmental offering with brand strategy and digital presence.
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    Amazon Web Services Firecracker

    Amazon Web Services Firecracker

    Brand identity design for a transformational open source technology and community tool.
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    First Alert Onelink Connect

    First Alert Onelink Connect

    Seamless digital experience for the leader in home safety & security and the next generation of the connected home.IoTConnected HomeAmazon Alexa
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Irvine, CA

    A multidisciplinary and innovative team, Top Flight Apps helps well-known brands like Merck, McDonald’s, and Chick-fil-A build impactful digital products. Offering web and mobile app design and development services, they focus mainly on the healthcare and e-commerce verticals.

    They built a web and mobile app for the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre Of San Francisco. While the mobile app allows patients to record and track progress, refill prescriptions, message doctors, and more, the web app allows doctors to monitor the patients’ progress and identify clinically-significant health changes.

    SERVICES
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 25% Other
    Tygon Lyte Mobile App

    Tygon Lyte Mobile App

    Topflight was approaced by TYGON Lyte to create a modern UX/UI design for an app. Through continued collaboration with the internal team to create a usable medical app. 
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    Betmingo Mobile App

    Betmingo Mobile App

    BETMINGO approached Topflight Apps to create an app that could locate the nearest gambling games for users. The app integrates GPS technology and soils data to ensure that no user information is stored on servers....
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    Medable Web and Mobile Apps

    Medable Web and Mobile Apps

    Medable contacted Topflight to build an app that could log user health data to improve medical research and bring trials to patients sooner. Topflight integrated GPS tracking to include environmental factors to...
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    Smarter Symptom Tracker Mobile App

    Smarter Symptom Tracker Mobile App

    Topflight was approached by the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Center of San Francisco. The app allows patients to input data for their doctors to view and analyze. Topflight complied with HIPAA guidelines by including data...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    West Hollywood, CA

    Groove Jones creates immersive virtual reality content and engaging interactive apps for notable brands like Toyota, American Airlines, and McDonald’s. A content creation studio, they specialize in augmented reality, virtual reality, and interactive digital experiences.

    They helped Amazon use augmented reality at a health and wellness event attended by some of the top fashion social media influencers and bloggers. Using Apple’s new ARKit technology, the app allowed guests to select different workout routines and outfits, record, and share the look on a variety of social platforms.

    SERVICES
    • 40% AR/VR Development
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 10% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 30% Other
    Up Next in Commerce by Salesforce...

    Up Next in Commerce by Salesforce...

    Every day, online sellers of any industry must ask, “What’s next in commerce?” Even traditionally, in-person businesses are moving their physical stores to digital. The future is here. And e-commerce professionals...
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    IBM Leverages AR and WebGL for...

    IBM Leverages AR and WebGL for...

    Full case study - https://www.groovejones.com/ibm-leverages-ar-at-think-event/ The THINK conference is the annual event held by IBM that is considered the premier hybrid cloud and AI industry event. Attendees to the...
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    The Whynauts – An Original...

    The Whynauts – An Original...

    Like most businesses, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science faces many challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, schools are currently unable to take educational field trips and museum visits. The...
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    WebGL “Game Over” Experience

    WebGL “Game Over” Experience

    BASF’s agency, VMLY&R wanted Groove Jones to help them create an exciting Arcade game and online digital engagement that farmers could play and learn about Teraxxa. They wanted to play off the classic arcade games...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Santa Monica, CA

    They have already landed major names like United Talent Agency as clients, and Sidebench is still expanding on its list of success for brands in a wide range of industries. This Los Angeles-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their software development strategy to increase both brand perception and measurable sales.

    If you want to see how Sidebench helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their software design work for Accel Partners. Sidebench helped them define a strategy for their specific audience to improve their reach and meet key KPIs.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 35% Custom Software Development
    • 15% UX/UI Design
    Awards & Recognition

    Awards & Recognition

    Our team is incredibly proud to announce that our Baby Steps LA mobile app, created alongside the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, was recently awarded a place on Fast Company’s Best Apps and Games of 2020 List....
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    Red Bull Music Doorman

    Red Bull Music Doorman

    Red Bull Music focuses on highlighting musicians and artists while empowering their consumers to push culture forward. Sidebench empowered Red Bull Music to better cater their events to attendees by developing the Doorman...
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    Red Bull Artist Relationship...

    Red Bull Artist Relationship...

    Red Bull works with thousands of artists through long-standing music initiatives such as the Red Bull Music Academy and Sound Select. To better manage relationships with artists and uncover new opportunities, Sidebench...
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    Red Bull Artist Evaluation Platform

    Red Bull Artist Evaluation Platform

    With Red Bull Music focusing on finding local, emerging artists, a challenge emerged regarding selecting the right artists and maintaining fan favorites. Sidebench rebuilt their Artist Evaluation App to ensure the tool...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like The Athletic, but STRV is a mobile app development agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This California-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how STRV helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Rich Uncles. STRV helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Custom Software Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Other
    AiFi iOS App

    AiFi iOS App

    AiFi brings a white label solution for cashier-free checkout. To automate stores worldwide, the team was looking for a longterm partner to help them dominate the global AI market. Joining AiFi’s experts, our engineers...
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    Microsoft Azure DevOps

    Microsoft Azure DevOps

    Microsoft’s Developer Tools Division is responsible for developer-focused products, including Azure, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code and App Center. These cloud-based services enable organizations to build, manage and...
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    OPKIX iOS App

    OPKIX iOS App

    OPKIX cameras give users the freedom to both live in the moment and capture it, thanks to a compact, thoughtfully designed hardware solution. To complete the package, it needed an app that would enable seamless video...
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    LegalZoom iOS App

    LegalZoom iOS App

    LegalZoom is an on-demand, web-based platform that provides families and small businesses with easy, low-cost professional solutions for most legal needs.STRV’s team of skilled iOS and Android engineers joined the...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Many enterprise clients count Gapsy Studio as their dependable product design experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Ukraine-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Gapsy Studio client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Gapsy Studio 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
    • 50% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Product Design
    • 20% Logo
    Book It Me SaaS Platform

    Book It Me SaaS Platform

    https://www.behance.net/gallery/92802033/Bookit-me-SaaS-Platform
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    Crypto App

    Crypto App

    https://www.behance.net/gallery/88953547/Crypto-App
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    Babysitter App

    Babysitter App

    https://www.behance.net/gallery/92083373/Babysitter-App-UX-UI
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    Travel App

    Travel App

    https://www.behance.net/gallery/87993767/Travel-App-uiux
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Velvetech, Comrade Web Agency empowers brands with search engine optimization. Founded on design-first principles, this Chicago-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Comrade Web Agency’s experience is their work for Boat.me, one of the world’s respected brands. Comrade Web Agency 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
    • 60% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% E-Commerce Development
    • 10% Other
    Website Redesign & Digital...

    Website Redesign & Digital...

    Keywords: PPC, Website design, SEO, Content Marketing, E-commerce Marketing About this project: The company is a fast-growing commercial tent manufacturer and supplier with eCommerce operations selling to three primary...
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    SEO for a Nationwide Spice Seller

    SEO for a Nationwide Spice Seller

    Keywords: SEO, E-commerce Marketing, Content marketing About this project: The company is a large-scale e-commerce purveyor of herbs and spices. In addition to its online store, it has more than 30 physical retail...
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    Website Redesign for a Top...

    Website Redesign for a Top...

    Keywords: Website Design, E-commerce Marketing About this project: The company is a family-owned retailer and manufacturer of affordable, fashion-forward eyewear. In addition to its e-commerce operations, the company...
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    Website Redesign & Digital...

    Website Redesign & Digital...

    Keywords: Website design, SEO, Local SEO, Legal marketing, PPC, Content marketing About this project: This California-based law firm specializes in trust litigation, securities litigation, elder abuse litigation, and...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    With over 20 years of experience in web development and custom software design, Urban Insight’s clients include USC and the City of LA. They emphasize web development strategies built to empower organizations to serve their core missions.

    Kennedy Wilson, a global real estate investment firm, approached Urban Insight about designing a web platform for their new corporate website as well as an adaptable content management system for the company. The Urban Insight-designed website features open source CMS and showcases Kennedy Wilson’s past and future.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Web Development
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    The Broad Museum

    The Broad Museum

    The Broad is one of the nation's most prominent contemporary art museums, founded by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. Urban Insight and The Broad redesigned the visual and...
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    Kennedy Wilson (NYSE:KW)

    Kennedy Wilson (NYSE:KW)

    Kennedy Wilson (NYSE:KW) is a global real estate investment company. Kennedy Wilson wanted to unify their corporate website with a new visual design and implement a flexible content management system to optimize content...
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    Planetizen Courses

    Planetizen Courses

    Planetizen is the most-recognized and loved brand for the urban planning and design community in the US.Urban Insight created Planetizen Courses to provide online education opportunities covering a wide range of practical...
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    City of Los Angeles, California

    City of Los Angeles, California

    Drawing on its years of experience intersecting urban planning and technology, Urban Insight worked with the City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning to develop a set of public participation tools and create a new...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Gelcomm has provided branding work for clients like P&G. Based in LA, Gelcomm brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

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

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 20% Other Digital Marketing
    • 40% Other
    Hanna Max Package Refresh

    Hanna Max Package Refresh

    CHALLENGE Hannah Max was trying to gain mass-market dominance in the low-calorie cookie space, but their branding was blending in with the crowd.   SOLUTION We helped Hannah Max find ways to stand out and trigger a...
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    Tikun Hemp CBD Brand Refresh

    Tikun Hemp CBD Brand Refresh

    CHALLENGE Founded as a philanthropic organization, Israeli-based CBD oil manufacturer, Tikun, wanted to help repair the world, but needed a brand facelift to stand out in a fast-growing US market.   SOLUTION We helped...
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    Havsies Package Refresh

    Havsies Package Refresh

    CHALLENGE Havsies makes popcorn as decadent as the city it's made in (Los Angeles), but their branding and packaging was falling flat. We stepped in to help them find their mojo.   SOLUTION Our team helped give Havsies a...
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    Disney: Branding, Style Guides

    Disney: Branding, Style Guides

    CHALLENGE Disney’s new radio station needed a compelling graphics package and style guide.  SOLUTION In the midst of surging popularity for country music and buoyed by their own roster of pop-country artists, Disney...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Culver City, CA

     

    Coalition Technologies has proved their SEO prowess by completing over 500 projects for clients like Paypal and Harvard. Their team of over 100 digital marketing geniuses help grow online business through SEO, pay per click, and e-commerce solutions.

     

    One of their biggest success stories has been handling all of the digital marketing for online retailer Pink Lily. Leveraging tactics like SEO, web development, and email marketing, Coalition Technologies boosted revenue to over $2.5 million in just one year.

     

    SERVICES
    • 60% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Other
    E-Commerce Development for Native...

    E-Commerce Development for Native...

    Coalition Technologies was chosen to help redesign the Native Union sites (for 6 international regions) and develop numerous custom features that help improve the sites' UX and marketability. Coalition Technologies...
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    Web Development and SEO for...

    Web Development and SEO for...

    The Bentonville Film Festival, a joint initiative by Coca Cola and Walmart, had its website design and development completed by Coalition Technologies. The SEO and mobile UX prioritized website features online scheduling...
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    Web Development for PayPal

    Web Development for PayPal

    PayPal, a leading person to person and online payment provider, tapped Coalition Technologies to build out its e-commerce website. The team also aided the development of Here, its SMB focused card reader and Point of Sale...
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    Ecommerce SEO

    Ecommerce SEO

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