Our Top Picks

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3Q Digital
  • Less than $25/hour
  • 250 - 999 employees
3Q Digital offers "strategic digital marketing" with a focus on business growth. It uses its own 3Q Operating System (3QoS) to create a marketing plan based on your key performance indicators (KPIs) and the market you're competing in. Its services include brand strategy and product marketing, customer journey mapping, user onboarding, and more. Its also offers the 3Q Accelerate program to help turn small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) into enterprises.

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3Q Digital
  • Address
    350 10th Avenue, Suite 700, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Phone Number
    650-539-4124
  • Service Lines
    UX/UI Design
    BI & Big Data Consulting & SI
    Branding
  • Industry Focus
    Internet
    Retail
    Arts, Entertainment and Music
  • Clients
    Eventbrite, SurveyMonkey, ModCloth, Square, KeyBank, Walmart, TheRealReal, Blurb
Company Info
  • Less than $25/hour
  • 250 - 999 employees
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BASIC
  • Custom Quote
  • 50 - 249 employees
BASIC is a branding and design agency that specializes in product development and e-commerce design. It has worked with Airbnb, Patagonia, and other companies on projects that combine cultural and company values, and it has a large team with international offices to provide a global perspective. Its areas of expertise include electronics, fashion and apparel, gaming and entertainment, and more.

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  • Address
    845 15TH ST, STE 501, SAN DIEGO, CA 92101
  • Phone Number
    858-755-6922
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Advertising & Marketing
    Branding
  • Industry Focus
    Consumer Products & Services
    Electronics
    Retail
  • Clients
    BB Dakota, Nixon, Murad, Nerd Skincare, Adobe, Snap Lens Studio, Harrods, REI, History Channel, Riot Games, OXO, Health Ceramics, Fender Academy, Crafted, Moves, Silver Oak, Blue Shield of California
Company Info
  • Custom Quote
  • 50 - 249 employees
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BLVR
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
BLVR helps brands that are "guided by their beliefs" create a distinct San Diego vibe in its marketing materials. It has experience working with a local juice company, surfing and paddleboard brands, and the Liberty Station development district. Its brand development services include everything from naming and logo design to website design and photography.

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  • Address
    1205 J Street, Suite A, San Diego, CA 92102
  • Phone Number
    619-900-2587
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Market Research
    Web Design
  • Industry Focus
    Advertising & marketing
    Arts, entertainment & music
    Business services
  • Clients
    Andis, Little Beet Restaurants, DHI Telecom, Tony Robbins, Vessel, Switchfoot, Futures Fins, Creative Planning, Bethany Hamilton, San Diego State University
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Brand & Mortar
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Brand & Mortar provides brand marketing and strategy as well as web design, SEO, PPC, and public relations (PR) services. It can help with everything from naming and brand positioning to typography and integrated communications. It'll guide you through a five-step process to audit your competition, determine your messaging, establish a content strategy, and more.

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Brand & Mortar
  • Address
    1190 Grand Ave #1, San Diego, CA 92109
  • Phone Number
    855-944-5005
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Social Media Marketing
    Web Design
  • Industry Focus
    Health Care & Medical
    Retail
    Consumer Products & Services
  • Clients
    Avanza Sports, Cloverleaf, Comtech Group, Corporate Vibrations, Covet House, CycleBar, Dereves Floral, Downtown Winery, Fellowes Brands, Findus Canada, FinerFin, Freelty, H20Max, Healthy Choice, Heron Wealth, Hyr, Infini Pulse, Intel, Kaltenböck Opticians, Krest Dental Ceramics, LinguaLift, Neuropotential Clinics, Palmer's Canada, Pan Pacific Toronto, RBC Golf Canada, Rockfield Financial, Second Cup Coffee Co., Spin Master, Swarovski, The Halal Guys, Trillium Health, Unbun Foods
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Bulldog Drummond
  • $200 - $300/hour
  • 10-49 employees
Bulldog Drummond promises to "deliver an uncommon experience" to your customers that will position you as a leader in the marketplace. It s practice areas include brand creation and activation, product design and innovation, and packaging. It  also has experience with e-commerce platforms, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), and mobile apps, and offers environmental, social, and governance (ESG) guidance and "social good" strategy and storytelling.

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Bulldog Drummond
  • Address
    655 G Street, Suite B, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Phone Number
    619-528-8404
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Digital Strategy
    Market Research
  • Industry Focus
    Arts, entertainment & music
    Consumer products & services
    Retail
  • Clients
    Adidas, Diageo, Eddie Bauer, HR Block, Hampton, Mattel, Samsung, Starbucks, Taco Bell, KFC
Company Info
  • $200 - $300/hour
  • 10-49 employees
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Caava Design
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 2 - 9 employees
Caava Design offers branding, strategy, and design with a focus on creative packaging and interactive experiences. It has worked with food and beverage brands, catering companies, coworking spaces, and more. Its name means "formula or pattern" in Finnish, and one of its principles is that consistent branding helps create trust.

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Caava Design
  • Address
    2121 Adams Avs., San Diego, CA 921116
  • Phone Number
    Not Disclosed
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Packaging Design
    Graphic Design
  • Industry Focus
    Advertising & marketing
  • Clients
    Union Cowork, Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Co., Host & Porter, Old Harbor Distillery, KUSC, Brekki
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 2 - 9 employees
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Dog and Rooster, Inc.
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Dog and Rooster has more than20 years of experience in marketing and branding. Its services include logo and print design, online PR, and marketing strategy. It also offers web and mobile app design and e-commerce development and can keep your website up-to-date with ongoing maintenance and content creation.

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Dog and Rooster, Inc.
  • Address
    5755 Oberlin Dr. Suite #106, San Diego, CA 92121
  • Phone Number
    858-677-9931
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Search Engine Optimization
    Web Development
  • Industry Focus
    Education
    Real estate
    Hospitality & leisure
  • Clients
    Not Disclosed
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Experia Creative
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 2 - 9 employees
Experia Creative offers web design, graphic design, and branding services from its offices in San Diego and Santa Barbara. It can help with naming, brand standards, brand messaging, and positioning statements as well as typography and logo design. It can also help boost your brand's exposure through social media campaigns.

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Experia Creative
  • Address
    3103 Falcon St, Suite G, San Diego, CA 92103
  • Phone Number
    858-677-9931
  • Service Lines
    Web Design, Graphic Design, Branding
  • Industry Focus
    Other
  • Clients
    American Cancer Society, Cumulus Media, El Dorado Broadcasters, Habitat For Humanity, Honey Oil
Company Info
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 2 - 9 employees
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Fifty & Fifty
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10-49 employees
Fifty & Fifty works primarily with nonprofits and other organizations that are driven by a good cause or mission. Recent clients include United Way Worldwide and Susan G. Komen. It provides services, such as brand naming, story development, and guidelines, as well as campaign ideation, channel strategy, and marketing.

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Fifty & Fifty
  • Address
    629 J Street #207, San Diego, CA, 92101
  • Phone Number
    619-450-2549
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Digital Strategy
    Web Development
  • Industry Focus
    Non-profit
    Consumer products & services
  • Clients
    United Way Worldwide, Lifestraw, Kivu Security Tracker, Susan G. Komen, International Committee of the Red Cross, Invisible Children, Qualcomm, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Blue Planet Foundation, Kids In Need of Defense
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10-49 employees
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INCITRIO
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 2 - 9 employees
Incitrio offers pre-set branding packages, making it easy to choose the level of support you need. You can start with a "Brand Foundation" to launch a new business idea or a brand "Refresh," "Support" or "Acceleration," depending on your specific needs. Prices range from $3,000 to $7,500 and include options like logo and packaging design, web and e-commerce development, and marketing automation.

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INCITRIO
  • Address
    2395 Mahogany Lane, Vista, CA 92084
  • Phone Number
    858-523-1822
  • Service Lines
    Branding & Logo
    Graphic & Web Design
    Digital Marketing
  • Industry Focus
    Manufacturing
    Information technology
    E-commerce
  • Clients
    RG Alliance Group LLC, The Diabetes Research Connection, San Diego Jewelry Buyers, nulu, Go Sprouts, DRC, Discovery Conference Centre
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 2 - 9 employees
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LESS+MORE
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 2-9 employees
LESS+MORE has worked with restaurants, fintech companies, tourism departments, and more. It uses a scalable process called Workflow to ensure a consistent result, no matter what your size or industry. Its capabilities include brand strategy, market research, and positioning as well as web design, print design, and packaging.

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LESS+MORE
  • Address
    2869 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 921
  • Phone Number
    619-341-9239
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    UX/UI Design
    Logo
  • Industry Focus
    Hospitality & leisure
    Advertising & marketing
    Business services
  • Clients
    Thermo Fisher Scientific, Cassandra, DocuWare, American Wave Machines, The San Diego Tourism Authority, USD School of Law, NuVasive, Illumina, Pacific Hospitality Group, Bay City Brewing Company, Coconut Beach
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 2-9 employees
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Mentus
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Mentus has been in business since 1981 and works with business-to-business (B2B) clients on annual reports, corporate and investor communications, and branding. Its services include corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ESG reports, investor websites and presentations, and environmental graphics. Other specialities include branding for healthcare, medical, and government clients.

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  • Address
    9909 Mira Mesa Blvd, #304, San Diego, CA 92131
  • Phone Number
    858-455-5500
  • Service Lines
    Advertising
    Branding
    Digital Strategy
  • Industry Focus
    Business services
    Health Care & Medical
    Government
  • Clients
    Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Extra Space Storage, Public Authority, Aramark, SBA Communications, BioMed Realty, APWireless, Grupo R, Smooth Run, Zions Bancorporation, Signet Jewelers, Ryko, Ryder, Napz, Curtiss - Wright Corporation, Blackbaud, WD-40, Popeyes
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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MiresBall
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
MiresBall creates off-beat ad campaigns designed to make your brand "more iconic" or "more Instagrammable." It has worked with beverage companies, audio brands, and other clients in hospitality and consumer products and services. It can either help you define your brand with messaging and style guidelines or "activate" your brand through websites, events, corporate communications, and advertising.

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MiresBall
  • Address
    2605 State Street, San Diego, CA 92103
  • Phone Number
    619-234-6631
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Packaging Design
    Advertising
  • Industry Focus
    Legal Cannabis
    Consumer products & services
    Hospitality & leisure
  • Clients
    Shure, Best Western Hotels, Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits, AirFuel, Christy White Associates, Audira Labs LLC
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Suner Garcia
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 2-9 employees
SunerGarcia is a full-service marketing agency that has extensive experience building digital products. Its clients include real estate agencies, apparel brands, restaurants, and more. It offers product design, corporate identity, and printing services and can also help with web, app, and e-commerce design and development.

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Suner Garcia
  • Address
    2475 Paseo De Las Americas #1060, San Diego, CA 92154
  • Phone Number
    619-512-3743
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Branding
    Web Development
  • Industry Focus
    Arts, entertainment & music
    Financial services
    Health Care & Medical
  • Clients
    Not Disclosed
Company Info
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 2-9 employees
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Visceral
  • $200 - $300/hour
  • 2-9 employees
Visceral describes itself as a branding agency for "social visionaries." It works mostly with nonprofits, philanthropy foundations, and conservationists, including the Schmidt Ocean Institute and Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund. It provides branding, logo design, and messaging as well as content creation and website development.

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Visceral
  • Address
    3631 Fifth Ave, San Diego, California 92103
  • Phone Number
    Not Disclosed
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Digital Strategy
    Web Design
  • Industry Focus
    Non-profit
  • Clients
    The David & Lucile Packard Foundation,The Heising-Simons Foundation,Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund,Schmidt Ocean Institute,Metta Fund,1,000 Days,Save the Children
Company Info
  • $200 - $300/hour
  • 2-9 employees

How We Chose the Best Branding Agencies in San Diego

You'll find dozens of branding agencies in San Diego that can meet your needs, but it's important to choose one that's the right fit for your business. We've reviewed the best branding agencies in the city based on three factors: their size, service lines, and the industries that they specialize in.

Multiple Service Lines

The service lines a branding agency offers will determine whether it can complete your entire project or only part of it. We've made sure to include firms that can provide multiple services so that you don't need to hire more than one agency.

Size of Firm

The size of a firm can give you a good idea of the level of personalized service you'll get and how many team members you'll be working with. Large and small firms both have their pros and cons, so we've included firms that span a wide range of sizes.

Industry Focus

Every industry has its own set of branding expectations, from the conventional to the experimental. On our list, you'll find agencies with experience in most major industries, including finance, healthcare, real estate, and hospitality.

Questions to Ask Branding Agencies

With so many Branding Agencies in San Diego each offering similar features, it’s important to ask the right questions during your initial discovery call or demo. To help you make the right inquiries, we put together a downloadable list of questions to ask your prospective branding agencies.

Download the questions to ask Branding Agencies

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