May 2022

Top 2D Animation Studios in New York City

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, New York City has some of the best 2D animation company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with 2D animation company in NYC. 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 NYC

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    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% Advertising
    • 20% Video Production
    • 15% Broadcast Video
    • 30% Other
    Colormatics 2021 Reel

    Colormatics 2021 Reel

    Colormatics is a Full-Service Visual Agency. We combine the strategy and media savvy of an advertising agency with the competence of a production company. We take unique brand challenges and solve them with engaging...
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    FTX x Trevor Lawrence

    FTX x Trevor Lawrence

    FTX 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 them the edge they...
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    Behind The Fiverr Super Bowl Ad

    Behind The Fiverr Super Bowl Ad

    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 do you take a...
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    Fiverr "It Starts Here"

    Fiverr "It Starts Here"

    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 reach a new set...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    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
    Motion Graphics - The Seat Shop

    Motion Graphics - The Seat Shop

    Motion graphics for The Seat Shop. They provide brand-new replacement parts that will have your seats looking and feeling new again, just like the day you drove your truck away from the dealership. The Seat Shop is made...
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    Explainer video - Violett

    Explainer video - Violett

    Explainer video for Violett. Violett is creating safer spaces to breathe where we live, work, and learn.
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    AKHAN Semiconductor - Explainer...

    AKHAN Semiconductor - Explainer...

    Explainer video for Semiconductor company
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    Isomteric explainer video - OHI

    Isomteric explainer video - OHI

    Explainer video for Ohi
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    PUSH Collaborative connects clients with their audiences by providing video and media content solutions with a clear message. They are experts in content marketing, video production, and marketing strategy for clients ranging from small firms to large enterprises.

    As an example of their work, PUSH Collaborative worked with Cvent Community. PUSH Collaborative produced an animated explainer and demo video for the organization’s webpage.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 10% Broadcast Video
    • 10% Content Marketing
    Wordfence

    Wordfence

    An animated explainer video created to provide an overview of Defiant's security solution for WordPress websites - Wordfence.
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    Iteratively

    Iteratively

    A product demo video created to showcase Iteratively's platform and it's capabilities using graphical screenshots.
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    Accurics - Mission Video

    Accurics - Mission Video

    We produced this dynamic motion graphics video to convey Accurics mission and vision using a minimalist stlye that relied on strong typography, subtle animations and a custom music track to convey their message in an...
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    Skyhigh - Product Demo video

    Skyhigh - Product Demo video

    A product demo video produced to showcase Skyhigh's cloud security platform using product screenshots and dynamic camera movements.
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Uni Shoots is a video production company based in London and was founded in 2016. They have about 10 employees that offer video production, corporate photography, life events, and animation to a wide range of businesses focusing on the education sector.

    Fire Tech hired Uni Shoots to produce a video for their tech educational startup. After creating the script and storyboard, the team worked on the animated video that promoted the client's online courses. The team was responsive, understanding, and creative which is why the end deliverable was fantastic, receiving positive feedback from the viewers.

    SERVICES
    • 90% Video Production
    Recruitment Video

    Recruitment Video

    1min 30sec recruitment video for Carshalton College
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    TEDI - London Agenda Teaser

    TEDI - London Agenda Teaser

    1min 30sec video about TEDI - London agenda.  TEDI - London is the brainchild of three leading names in engineering education. Arizona State University, King's College London and UNSW Sydney were already working together...
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    Campus Tour Video

    Campus Tour Video

    2 minute campus tour video of University of Sheffield's chemical engineering pilot plant
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    Fire Tech Promo

    Fire Tech Promo

    A 2min promo animation about Fire Tech's summer camps.
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    MultiVision has provided video production solutions for huge names like Eisner Amper as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This New York-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 Harlem Tinius Olsen needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to MultiVision. MultiVision completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Video Production
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Content Marketing
    YouTube advert / landing page...

    YouTube advert / landing page...

    In this project we leveraged the client's budget to get them two videos, each serving different business objectives, from a single video production effort.   The first was made for a targeted YouTube advertising...
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    Promotional Video on Global...

    Promotional Video on Global...

    We produced this video for International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) to highlight their 2018 Sustainability Report. IFF is a company dedicated to not only reducing their environmental impact, but also setting a standard...
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    Explainer Promotional Video for...

    Explainer Promotional Video for...

    This video highlights the services of AMC Health, a tele-health service provider, for their video marketing strategy. AMC Health is a leading provider founded in 2002 with headquarters in New York City that was launching...
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    Social Media Video for Hi-Chew

    Social Media Video for Hi-Chew

    This was a fun, light-hearted video we did for Hi-Chew’s social media video strategy. We had a blast working with the kids!
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Top Notch Cinema counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this New York-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted video production work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Top Notch Cinema helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Your Buisness Needs Video!

    Your Buisness Needs Video!

    Over 4 years ago we had a vision to bring companies of all shapes and sizes, top video production services for all platforms. To show how much our services have benefited our clients, here's our own promotional video....
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    Dollar Shave Club

    Dollar Shave Club

    Top Notch Cinema created a promotional video for Dollar Shave Club. For the project, Top Notch Cinema interviewed Michael Dubin, the founder and interviewed key supporting players to showcase the brand and connect with...
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    T-Mobile

    T-Mobile

    This is a fun viral piece that received 12.3 million views, 5 million from YouTube and 7.3 million from Facebook. Because of the success of this video, T-Mobile green-lit a second season which we also shot and edited....
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    Shux

    Shux

    A long standing client of ours, Shux approached us with their new line of performance wear that was specifically engineered to be packable in a unique pouch. This new line also featured a detachable hood that is...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    What do Pepsi Co. and Unilever have in common? They’ve both turned to Five to Sixty for video production expertise. This New York City-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Spotify launched a platform targeting their unique users, Five to Sixty 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
    • 60% Video Production
    • 15% Broadcast Video
    2019 Reel

    2019 Reel

    Compilation of recent work done for our incredible clients!
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    2018 Spotify Wrapped Report

    2018 Spotify Wrapped Report

    RuPaul and Lili Reinhart star in this social series about their 2018 listening habits on Spotify.
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    Pepsi Super Bowl 2019

    Pepsi Super Bowl 2019

    We teamed with Jay Pharoah to create a series of social videos that launched during the 2019 SuperBowl. This work was seen over 58 Million times.
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    Maybelline Anthem 2019

    Maybelline Anthem 2019

    We worked with Maybelline to create their 2019 Anthem video to launch the Instant Eraser Concealer.
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    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
    Smithsonian Institute: Sizzle Reel

    Smithsonian Institute: Sizzle Reel

    The Smithsonian Institute's #BecauseOfHerStory highlights the stories of incredible women represented in the Smithsonian museums.
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    Cityhive

    Cityhive

    Cityhive connects prospective residents with landlords through resident referrals.
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    Waterloft

    Waterloft

    The world’s first aromatherapy shower tablet diffuser that harnesses the therapeutic and massaging powers of aromatherapy and water to transport your mind and transform your mood.
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    Wear Ori

    Wear Ori

    Ori's mission is to make beautiful clothing that empowers you — at any size — to look and feel your very best, every single day.
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    From first concept to final delivery, Melty Cone Video is a full-service video production agency with a portfolio that includes clients like People Magazine and Expedia. They work with midmarket clients and produce all types of videos including commercial, corporate, and documentaries.

    Some recent work followed the adventures of a family, an older couple, and a solo traveler for ebookers.com. The commercial took viewers on an adventure through all of the main sights and hidden treasures of New York City, and encouraged prospective customers to explore the world with their service.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 5% Advertising
    • 5% Broadcast Video
    • 10% Other
    Melty Cone Work Highlights Reel

    Melty Cone Work Highlights Reel

    Our Work Highlights Reel
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    City of New Rochelle

    City of New Rochelle

    City of New Rochelle
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    State University of New York

    State University of New York

    Commercial for SUNY Online
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    Kiehl's Men's Hair Grooming

    Kiehl's Men's Hair Grooming

    Kiehl's Men's Hair Grooming
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Salesforce, Indigo Productions empowers brands with video production services. Founded on design-first principles, this New York-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Indigo Productions’s experience is their work for Sony Pictures, one of the world’s respected brands. Indigo Productions 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
    • 80% Video Production
    • 20% Broadcast Video
    Formula E Racing: Championship

    Formula E Racing: Championship

    WHAT A COOL PROJECT!  Formula E and NYC E-Prix hired Indigo Productions to create pulse-pounding 30 and 60-second spots and a still photography shoot to promote the championship double-header season finale in New York...
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    Markit Collaboration Services

    Markit Collaboration Services

    Markit Group tapped Indigo Productions to create a 60-second commercial announcing the launch of their ambitious new Financial Communications Network. They wanted something visually stunning that would tease their target...
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    Markit Collaboration Services

    Markit Collaboration Services

    Markit Group tapped Indigo Productions to create a 60-second commercial announcing the launch of their ambitious new Financial Communications Network. They wanted something visually stunning that would tease their target...
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    GetYourHealthRecord.com

    GetYourHealthRecord.com

    We created a hip product launch video for GetYourHealthRecord.com.  How was it received?  Let our client tell you: “INCREDIBLE WORK!!!!! Indigo’s marketing video for our new app was shown to execs from Apple...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    BuzzFlick has offered animation-based media solutions to businesses since 2016. They are experts in graphic design and video production for small and medium-sized businesses, producing videos such as commercials, explainers, branded videos, and more.

    One of BuzzFlick’s projects involved working with Button Smasher, a gaming platform. BuzzFlick developed a demo video to showcase the services of the platform.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Video Production
    • 30% Graphic Design
    • 10% Logo
    A SPIDER-MAN FAN FILM

    A SPIDER-MAN FAN FILM

    Even a fan-made movie can be as best as the original one. Have a doubt? BuzzFlick has animated a 3D character for Mile Behind: Spiderman fan-made movie. M’Guphynn Media and BuzzFlick collaborated to create the flying...
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    Demo Video | Button Smasher

    Demo Video | Button Smasher

    BuzzFlick | Demo Video | Button Smasher
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    App Demo Video | Air Taxi

    App Demo Video | Air Taxi

    Are you ready for a solitary journey or eager to explore all of your favorite locations in the world with your loved ones? Let’s plan the trip with Air Taxi! It is so simple to book a flight with Air Taxi; just open the...
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    Teaser video | Beach Bandit

    Teaser video | Beach Bandit

    Teaser video
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Known for exceptional storytelling, companies like the NBA Players Association and Lokai trust Kworq to build awareness and engagement. Their team of designers, strategists, and producers work across industries to deliver top-level graphic, video, and social media advertising.

    Kworq partnered with Verizon to create an activation in NFL stadiums that fans would never forget. The responsive experience used life-sized 3D players to introduce viewers to Verizon NFL Mobile while giving them one-of-a-kind shareable experiences with virtually signed autographs delivered to their phones.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Graphic Design
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 15% Video Production
    • 40% Other
    Bond

    Bond

    In anticipation of launching their new personal security app, BOND approached us for a broadcast spot and a multitude of other digital content. They had to show consumers that their security service is more than a new...
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    SugarBearHair Rapunzel Series

    SugarBearHair Rapunzel Series

    Challenge SugarBearHair, a brand that burst to life with viral appeal on social media, needed a fresh campaign to turn heads and boost sales of their little blue gummy bear multivitamin.   Solution In a trilogy of...
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    Ray Ban

    Ray Ban

    Challenge With RXM Creative, produce original content for the Ray-Ban RELOADED campaign.   Solution Produce a campaign that felt like the 60's vibe the glasses conveyed - fun, bright, classic.
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    Not Another Sexy Perfume Ad

    Not Another Sexy Perfume Ad

    Let's Get Risky, Not Risqué We sourced authentic bad reviews of all Etat perfumes from different online platforms, discovering in the process that these perfume reviewers all have a career in copywriting. We matched the...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Transcendent Enterprise is a live stream video production company established in 2004 that specializes in content creation, remote video prooduction, 4k production, editing, live streaming and photography services for a diverse portfolio of international clients. Praised as "one of the best video production companies in New York" by multiple industry insiders, our ability to remain up to date with technological innovations and deliver alongside evolving industry standards has established our team as the go-to for streaming support for conferences and panel discussions, corporate and commercial video production, promotional videos, 1-1 interviews and more!

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    High End Product Feature

    High End Product Feature

    This video features Jose Cuervo's new Tequila Reposado and a tutorial on how to make a Muletta (or, Mexican Mule).  Transcendent specializes in making high-quality advertisements and explainer video to showcase your...
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    Engaging Talent Recruitment Video

    Engaging Talent Recruitment Video

    The hardest part of growing any business is finding top talent to keep your business running. Recruitment videos like this one we made for Yipit Data are exciting, engaging, and show potential employees why they should...
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    Professional Virtual Event and...

    Professional Virtual Event and...

    Chris Alvárez, founder and CEO of Transcendent Enterprise, explains one of our recent live stream projects wherein we produced a live tour of a business in NYC. The stream featured multiple hosts and showcased the...
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    Remote Video Production Reel

    Remote Video Production Reel

    With new varients and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are looking for new and creative ways to host events and produce video while keeping everyone safe. This reel highlights Transcendent's remote video...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Raxo to bring their branding needs to the next level. Based in New York City, Raxo 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, Raxo 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
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Branding
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 30% Other
    Smart Cities

    Smart Cities

    Who: Smart Cities What: Smart Cities is North America’s leading annual three-day conference in New York City showcasing the newest technology and innovation in sustainable and smart urban development. They came to RAXO...
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    The Department

    The Department

    Who: The Department What: A groundbreaking immersive agency and mixed reality studio with scale, tech, and human credes. The Department approached RAXO in search of a complete website revamp that adhered to the style and...
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    First Key Homes

    First Key Homes

    Who: First Key Homes What: FirstKey Homes is a rapidly growing nationwide property rental company, slated to own over 100,000 properties by the end of 2018. Currently in over 20 markets nationwide, FirstKey Homes bring a...
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    Hugo Boss

    Hugo Boss

    Who: Hugo Boss What: Hugo Boss, the luxury fashion house, introduced separates as a new option for their customers. Separates allow customers to customize the suit they want by combining different fits, sizes and colors...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    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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