October 2021

Top 2D Animation Studios in Los Angeles

2D animation provides businesses an enhanced opportunity to communicate with their customers and potential customers. In particular, 2D animation makes it easier to market a brand through explainer videos. The cost of 2D animation varies. The cost of a 60 second 2D animated video ranges between $3,000 and $50,000. In general, producing a 2D animated video costs businesses between $5,000 and $10,000.

Luckily, Los Angeles has some of the best 2D animation company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with 2D animation company in LA. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best 2D Animation Companies in LA

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Irvine, CA

    Sparkhouse's team fuses digital goals and artistic creativity to create videos for companies like YouTube, Forever 21, and Honda. They create commercial and corporate videos with bold storytelling, cinematic production value, and exciting innovation. 

    The team at Sparkhouse worked with standup paddleboard company—Bord—to produce a short video that captured the lifestyle of the sport. From riding waves to enjoying the sun with friends, the work embodied the spirit of SUP lifestyle and encouraged outdoor enthusiasts to get out on a board and have an adventure of their own. 

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Bala Mashup Promo

    Bala Mashup Promo

    This video series was used to launch the brand new beverage supplement Bala
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    Sparkhouse 2018 Demo

    Sparkhouse 2018 Demo

    A highlight reel of Sparkhouse's best work from 2018!
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    Allmax | All-Powerful Alkaline...

    Allmax | All-Powerful Alkaline...

    This video was created with a mix of a live-action video shoot in our studio and 3D animations of the batteries.
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    BYLT Fresh Launch Video

    BYLT Fresh Launch Video

    https://byltbasics.com/
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Walnut, CA

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed VeracityColab to bring their video production needs to the next level. Based in California, VeracityColab 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, VeracityColab 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
    • 100% Video Production
    Life Happens | A Promise Kept

    Life Happens | A Promise Kept

    A touching love story about a husband who kept his promise. See the case study at veracitycolab.com/work/life-happens-a-promise-kept
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    simplehuman | sensor mirror hi-fi

    simplehuman | sensor mirror hi-fi

    The latest simplehuman mirror is not only a great mirror… it’s the ultimate makeup workstation, complete with a built-in, Alexa-enabled, high-fidelity speaker. Our task was to quickly show the uncompromising quality...
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    Thermo Fisher Scientific |...

    Thermo Fisher Scientific |...

    Having already made the launch videos, we knew plenty about the product. The challenge instead came in how to create an engaging visual demonstration of the features. Some of the key features are based around connectivity...
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    Microsoft | Azure Batch Case Study

    Microsoft | Azure Batch Case Study

    Microsoft came to us with a truly unique storytelling opportunity. In most case studies, the hero of the story is bringing their solution to an external client. Here, Microsoft was not only providing the solution in the...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Mission Viejo, CA

    Kyro Digital’s client roster includes work designed to add value to big name brands like Beatsaudio, El Pollo Loco, and Oakley. Their team specializes in commercial videos and handle all aspects of the production process; casting, scriptwriting, storyboarding, directing, and filming. 

    US Storage hired Kyro Digital to boost their bottom line and drive profits with a brand video that told their companies story. Their team created a video that had appeal on an emotional level and showed customers that no matter what their storage needs, US Storage would be there for them.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    2020 Reel

    2020 Reel

    This is a reel showcasing all the work we did in 2020.
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    Product Video Reel

    Product Video Reel

    This is a compilation of all the product videos we did this year.
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    Meshforce

    Meshforce

    We were tasked with creating a lifestyle video to show off this new mesh netowrking system. 
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    Airgain Connect

    Airgain Connect

    Our goal was to write, design and animate this video to show the new products that Airgain is working on. 
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Santa Monica, CA

    Colormatics has provided video production solutions for brands in need of powerful marketing video, including companies like H&M. This U.S.-based agency delivers is known for dazzling clients with their ability to help them create world-class video at a manageable rate and within a quick timeframe.

    When Shiseido needed a powerful way to supercharge their marketing of a new cosmetic product with video, they turned to Colormatics. Colormatics created an upbeat and fun video that was also informative and true to the brand’s identity.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Video Production
    • 20% Advertising
    • 15% Broadcast Video
    • 30% Other
    MLB X FTX

    MLB X FTX

    As an official sponsor of MLB, FTX is bringing you baseball as you’ve never seen before. Never in the 152 years of the MLB’s existence have the umpires sported a branded sponsor patch…until now! The long-term...
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    Blockfolio X Trevor Lawrence

    Blockfolio X Trevor Lawrence

    The Challenge: Blockfolio was previously positioned as the #1 cryptocurrency platform outside of the U.S, but all of this was about to change. Their newfound partnership with NFL draft pick, Trevor Lawrence, would give...
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    Behind The Fiverr Super Bowl Ad

    Behind The Fiverr Super Bowl Ad

    The Challenge: Four Seasons Total Landscaping had their big moment in 2020 by hosting the most memorable press conference in history. Riding the wave, their website hits went from ten a week to tens of thousands. But how...
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    Fiverr "It Starts Here"

    Fiverr "It Starts Here"

    The Challenge: Fiverr,  the world's largest freelance marketplace that connects businesses with freelancers, offering digital services in 300+ categories, came to Colormatics with a once-in-a-lifetime challenge, how to...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Inglewood, CA

    Lemonlight produces high-quality video and media content for clients that elevate brands at an affordable price. Their video production services are offered to clients ranging from small businesses to large enterprises in the fields of arts, education, and health care.

    As an example of their work, Lemonlight was tasked by Lego to produce a video. The video features sets of Lego pieces that are aimed towards a more mature audience with a premium experience.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Video Production
    Lego

    Lego

    Our Clients
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    KFC

    KFC

    Our Clients
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    Shipt

    Shipt

    Our Clients
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    1-800 Flowers

    1-800 Flowers

    Our Clients
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Highline Studios has provided video production solutions for huge names like Vanity Fair as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This LA 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 Speedo needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Highline Studios. Highline Studios completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Raine Sizzle

    Raine Sizzle

    Sizzle Reel highlighting the 2020 Raine portfolio. 
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    Manufacturing Work Sample

    Manufacturing Work Sample

    Manufacturing plant for Silgan Containers. Shot on location in Burlington, IA.
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    Real Estate App

    Real Estate App

    Brand video for real estate app in development. 
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    Reel

    Reel

    Produce, Direct, Shoot and Edit. by Damon Hoydysh 
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    When a brand like Token Place needs video production work, there’s one agency they call—CRFT Creative Studio. Founded in Moscow and featuring some of the greatest video production professionals in the market, CRFT Creative Studio helps brands market themselves with expert video production strategies and execution.

    CRFT Creative Studio brings clients exactly the video production results they need in a timely and affordable manner. That’s why they’ve become a go-to name in video production that continues to make waves across a range of industries and client specialties.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    AKHAN Semiconductor - Explainer...

    AKHAN Semiconductor - Explainer...

    Explainer video
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    3D explainer video | SHIFT

    3D explainer video | SHIFT

    Tutorial video for a digital platform for individual metal parts. Shift offers a digital platform for suppliers and buyers of individually manufactured metal parts. With help from machine learning, the complex process of...
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    Liebherr 3D Video

    Liebherr 3D Video

    LIPOS®- Liebherr Positioning System for deep foundation machines. Accurate positioning and precise execution of piling or drilling processes are crucial for the success of deep foundation machinery.   We've created...
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    Apple & PTP inc - Animated...

    Apple & PTP inc - Animated...

    This project is a joint explainer video for Apple and PTP. Showcasing their many years of partnership developing and improving the customer experience. The video focuses on PTP’s voice experience solution and how it...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    What do Polaroid and StoryCorps have in common? They’ve both turned to Luminoustudios for video production expertise. This LA-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Fiverr launched a platform targeting their unique users, Luminoustudios 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% Video Production
    Schweid's Breakfast Burger

    Schweid's Breakfast Burger

    This is 1 of 4 videos we did for Schweid's burgers to show various ways it can be enjoyably eaten.     
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    Haerfest Handbags

    Haerfest Handbags

    This cool and edgy video was to introduce a new line of handbags by Haerfest - with a play on their name and dramatic lighting.    The video shows the upscale and "cool" factor of the products. 
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    Fiverr Overnight

    Fiverr Overnight

    This video for Fiverr shows a snapshot of their company's annual retreat. It's shot with a combination of equipment, including a drone.     
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    CarGurus

    CarGurus

    We created this testimonial video to give customers a lens into their trusted partner, CarGurus.  It features key team players and c-suite level executives for a young and growing company. 
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Orange, CA

    JSP Creative is no stranger to working with large corporations such as Lexus and Tesla. The company’s video production expertise is offered to various clients primarily in the automotive industry, making commercials and corporate videos that can even be animated.

    Toyota’s only one of the companies with which JSP Creative’s worked. They have provided a few videos for the car brand, including infomercials for their Service Technology and Care Plus programs.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Toyota Service Technology

    Toyota Service Technology

    2D Animated Product Explainer
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    Broadcast

    Broadcast

    Dr. Amen Health & Wellness Informercial
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    Food Sizzle Reel

    Food Sizzle Reel

    Montage samples of work
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    Celebrity Profile

    Celebrity Profile

    Live Event Introduction
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Burbank, CA

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Rightlane Productions has provided video production work for clients like Under Armour. Based in California, Rightlane Productions brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    The Children’s Institute was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Rightlane Productions crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Rightlane Productions designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 20% Content Marketing
    Recovapro x Sir Geoff Hurst

    Recovapro x Sir Geoff Hurst

    The only man to ever score a Hat-trick in a World Cup final #sirgeoffhurst talking about the benefits on using a Recovapro Lite
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    Sony Music Nashville | Jaden...

    Sony Music Nashville | Jaden...

    New social video produced by us for Jaden Hamilon Sony Music Entertainment for Jaden Hamiltons upcoming show.
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    Jaden Hamilton - Sony Music

    Jaden Hamilton - Sony Music

    Sony Music artist Jaden Hamilton captured in Dallas. 
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    THE NAKED COLLECTIVE | SO BEER |...

    THE NAKED COLLECTIVE | SO BEER |...

    We produced this commercial for So.Beer, they were expanding into the USA & Europe and needed a cinematic exciting commercial created. 12 MONTHS OF CONTENT PRODUCED IN 30 DAYS: TNC tasked us with creating them a 12...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Stylo Creative clients include Vivint, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to video production for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Stylo Creative was founded on forward-thinking principles in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

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

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Roku - 2021 Retail Campaign

    Roku - 2021 Retail Campaign

    Roku has spent years creating a proprietary streaming UI from the ground up. With streaming being bigger than ever, it was important to them that they head into 2021 with a creative campaign that highlights their...
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    Dwell - Filling Spaces

    Dwell - Filling Spaces

    Dwell inspires a life of beautiful design. A house is incomplete until it is filled with the furniture, accents, and tools that make it a home.In this spec piece, our team wanted to push out abilities with materials and...
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    Versured - A New Way to Shop for...

    Versured - A New Way to Shop for...

    Versured has disrupted the entire process of buying insurance, and needed to communicate that value while setting a tone for their creative going forward. Our goal was to educate their audience with visuals that felt...
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    Bek & Jet - Bibs and Mats

    Bek & Jet - Bibs and Mats

    3D Advertisemnt built for Bek & Jet's new product, Vegan leather mats and bibs.  This project was a fun challenge for our team, and we wanted to use 3D to really show off the quality of the produc. All 3D models...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Costa Mesa, CA

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Column Five has provided branding work for clients like Pacific Life and Visage. Based in SoCal and founded in 2009, Column Five brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Applied Innovations was just a new unit of the University of California looking to make an impact, Column Five created not only their recognizable logo but the entirety of their branding and customer-facing presence. The result was a splashy entrance into the university space orchestrated entirely by Column Five designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 15% Branding
    • 15% Content Marketing
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 55% Other
    VideoAmp Website Design &...

    VideoAmp Website Design &...

    The Client VideoAmp, a software and data platform for marketers to optimize their media investment. Their mission is to empower the world’s largest marketers to give them the information that they’ve always wanted...
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    Annual Report - Pacific Life

    Annual Report - Pacific Life

    For the past two years, we’ve partnered with Pacific Life to develop their annual reports. Our goal was to position Pacific Life as a living, breathing, energetic entity and to remind the audience that Pacific Life is...
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    Anatomy of a Breach - Microsoft

    Anatomy of a Breach - Microsoft

    This HTML native site analyses the various stages of a company security breach from the hacker’s POV. Highlighting the systemic weaknesses hackers look for most, the site presents Microsoft’s solutions to avoiding and...
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    Applied Innovation Brand Identity...

    Applied Innovation Brand Identity...

    UCI Applied Innovation is a unit of University of California, Irvine with an exciting mission “to bring campus-based discoveries together with Orange County’s vibrant business community to support job creation and...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Irvine, CA

    212 Degrees Fahrenheit works with clients all over the United States like Chevron, Chase, and American Express. They produce commercials, infomercials, and other digital content through live action and animated videos that provide return on investment for their clients.

    Partnering with the United States Marine Corp. 212 Degrees Fahrenheit produced a recruitment video showing what life as part of the reserves is like. Mixing interviews with real reservist marines with live action shots of training, they put together a short film that captured their lifestyle.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    USAA #SaluteToService

    USAA #SaluteToService

    Used on Instagram and Facebook by the NFL and for the #SaluteToService campaign.  Featuring NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Roger Staubach
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    Shark Robot - How to Use App

    Shark Robot - How to Use App

    This is a How to Video for Shark vacuums and the Robot vacuum.  How to Set Up the Control App.
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    Ninja - How to Video

    Ninja - How to Video

    This is a How To Video for houseware company Ninja and thier coffee maker.  This video is for the feature Smart basket Recognition.
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    American Express - Privileges

    American Express - Privileges

    TV commercial for American Express.
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Santa Monica, CA

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

    One Noble Digital client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Noble Digital has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 25% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Branding
    • 30% Other
    Scaling from Nothing to Selling...

    Scaling from Nothing to Selling...

    Naming Brand/Messaging Strategy Influencer Activation/Strategy PR Activation E-Comm Design and Development (Shopify) Funnel Flows/Upsell/Crossells Email Nurture Video Production Digital Campaigning Data Analysis and...
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    New Balance Campaign

    New Balance Campaign

      Top line competitive landscape 3 strategic territories based in consumer insights 3 distinct consumer-facing campaign options "Ad-like imagery" as proof of concept Rationale for each distinct...
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    Scaling to $100M in 18 months

    Scaling to $100M in 18 months

    Plated had everything!  A great brand presence, a beautiful website and a perfect nurture for an inbound flow from all their channels.  So what was missing?  High-volume customer acquistion. They needed a top of funnel...
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    Adulting is Hard Campaign

    Adulting is Hard Campaign

    Adulting is hard. And navigating the complexities of personal finances certainly doesn’t make it any easier. So how do you know if you’re doing it right? We helped Mutual of Omaha launched a new campaign to help...
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Pasadena, CA

    This established marketing company counts major brands like Noble Gold Investments among their clients. Based in California, Starke Marketing brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

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

    SERVICES
    • 30% Web Design
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Branding
    • 40% Other
    Rebel Ventures Website

    Rebel Ventures Website

    Starke Marketing was contracted by Rebel Ventures to create a new website. Starke Marketing created a site from the ground-up featuring built-in animations and advanced UI and UX. The result was an impressive website...
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    Docustyle Company Video for Door...

    Docustyle Company Video for Door...

    Pre-production, interviewing, storyboarding, filming, editing.
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    Rebrand and Web Build for Noble...

    Rebrand and Web Build for Noble...

    Noble Gold Investments came to Starke Marketing looking for a fresh and compelling new website. Starke Marketing created a visually striking website for them, leading to increased traffic and a more professional brand...
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    Kloak Website & Branding

    Kloak Website & Branding

    Brand strategy and website build
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