As 2020 wraps up, it’s important to look ahead to find the right partner for your business. We’ve compiled a list of 30 award-winning agencies you should work with in 2021 with verified client reviews, credentials, focus areas, related expertise, and project work to help get you started so that you can find the best fit for your company.
These 30 award-winning agencies offer a unique combination of design, analytics, technology while providing extensive knowledge and craft in their work which is essential in helping some of the largest companies stand out and grow. Through our enterprise services management platform, SpotSource, where we work with top brands like Nike and HP, we are committed to growing this list and continuing to help you find the right partner for your business.
Core Services: Advertising, Digital Strategy, Web, E-Commerce
R/GA is the company that creates transformation at speed. With over 2,000 employees globally with 18 offices across the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia-Pacific, this agency’s work spans web, mobile, and social communications, retail and e-commerce, product innovation, brand development, and innovation consulting.
Core Services: Branding, Digital Strategy, Web, E-Commerce, Marketing Strategy
Lounge Lizard “brandtenders” always serve up something distinct. This agency mixes a potent combination of digital strategy with a generous splash of creative juices and blends in technology-focused, customized solutions as a chaser. Lounge Lizard agency and its team of more than 50 have been servicing clients across industries and around the world since 1998.
Core Services: Content Marketing, Branding, Digital Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Animation
Column Five is a full-service Creative Content Agency based in Irvine, CA and Brooklyn, NY. This agency produces world-class creative work that informs, engages, and inspires – communicating complex information through great design. they delight our clients by creating a vision for our partnership and setting measurable goals to define our success. Their 57-person team provides content marketing, public relations, and video production services to their clients in the advertising & marketing, and business services industries.
Core Services: Branding, Digital Strategy, Advertising, Marketing Strategy
Division of Labor is an advertising agency based in Sausalito, CA. Founded in 2010, their team specializes in advertising, social media marketing, and video production for clients of all sizes in the marketing, entertainment, and business services industries. They work in close collaboration with their clients to determine goals before they start, so they are sure to achieve those goals when we’re finished. This agency has worked with established brands like Roku, Dropbox, Nike, Ford, San Jose Sharks, SFMOMA, Opendoor and Kelly Services.
Core Services: Experiential Marketing, Digital Strategy, Web, Environmental
NVE Experience Agency is a world-class Integrated Marketing Agency that creates brand experiences rooted in culture. This agency seeks to create transformative moments with physical and digital experiences where new paths are revealed, consumer loyalties are deepened and lives are enriched. Their specialized services include The Future Party: Community Engagement & Culture Programming, Cognition by NVE: Interactive Studio & Technology Lab, and Treehouse Fabrication & Scenic.
Core Services: Branding, Digital Strategy, Web, Advertising, User Experience
Jacob Tyler is an integrated brand experience agency. At Jacob Tyler, they deliver creative experiences and marketing strategies that amplify their brand’s reach, breed customer loyalty – and drive business growth. Based in California, this agency specializes in corporate identity development and positioning, planning, and strategy, SEO, social media, and UI/UX design.
Check out Jacob Tyler Agency’s work: Website, video, and mobile application with YMCA
Core Services: Branding, Web, Public Relations, Advertising, Social Media
CommCreative is a strategically minded, creatively fueled marketing agency. This agency is passionate about creating stories that express who their clients are at their core while connecting with their most coveted audiences. With a team of 50 employees, CommCreative focuses on unified marketing, digital, and social media campaigns for clients in financial services, health care, biotech, education, energy, and other industries.
Check out CommCreative’s work: Buy One Get One with Gexa Energy
Core Services: Advertising
For category leaders—and those who aspire to lead—MiresBall provides trusted creative expertise drawn from 30+ years of work with global brands. Based in San Diego, This team focuses on a balance of passion and pragmatics to give organizations the confidence to aim higher and achieve more.
Check out MiresBall’s work: Inspirational Showrooms with PIRCH
Core Services: Mobile, Digital Strategy, User Experience, Gaming, Innovation
Founded in 2013, Moburst specializes in mobile and app marketing, advertising, and branding. Based in New York, they are the growth marketing agency of Google, Samsung, Uber, Discovery, and many other amazing brands and promising startups. They specialize in enterprises in the retail and telecommunications sectors, though they work with businesses of all sizes and across various industries.
Core Services: Advertising, Digital Strategy, Video Production, Social Media, Events
Based in Los Angeles, California, The Many (formerly Mistress) is a full-service creative agency that applies the rigorous thinking behind traditional brand building to the pace and demands of modern media culture. With deep category experience in sports, beverages, entertainment, and consumer Internet, The Many seeks to invigorate brands, the marketers that work on them and the consumers that experience them.
Core Services: Advertising, Digital Strategy, Shopper Marketing, Marketing Strategy
Based in Chicago, Illinois, O’Keefe Reinhard & Paul is an independent, full-service advertising agency committed to building brands and driving sales through strategy, collaboration and soul. Our answer is to deliver big brand creativity with the prowess of a start-up, sticking to these four rules: Be Nimble, Be Quick, Be Prolific. Practice “The High Art of Selling.” Put the “Agent” in Advertising Agency. Have Soul.
Core Services: Digital Strategy, Web, Mobile, User Experience, Data Analytics
Huge is a global collective of designers, technologists and strategists. This agency helps companies become trusted parts of people’s lives by creating products, services, and brands that people love. They specialize in helping clients overcome barriers to innovation and get to market quickly with the right product, campaign or initiative for their business. Headquartered in Brooklyn, this agency currently has more than 1,200 employees working across 12 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
Core Services: Digital Strategy, Web, E-Commerce, Mobile, Innovation
Zemoga is an award winning digital services firm that provides US clients and leading agency partners with groundbreaking Nearshore Colombian talent from our offices in Bogota, Medellin, Barranquilla, Los Angeles, and NYC. Their services include Tech, UX/UI Design, Development, Program Management, and Deployment across all digital channels and platforms.
Check out Zemoga’s work: Anchorman 2 – UGC Campaign with Paramount
Core Services: Video Production, Marketing Strategy, Content Marketing
Squadron is a highly decorated, full-service production company, specializing in innovative promotional campaigns and groundbreaking new media content. From editorial and visual effects to project management and live-action production, all of this agency’s services are battle-ready; the world of theatrical trailers, home video, and television properties are no exception.
Core Services: Branding, Digital Strategy, Advertising, Shopper Marketing, Experiential Marketing
The Cheil Global Network is “The Network Built for Now”, a collection of specialisms unified by the entrepreneurial spirit of Cheil’s HQ in Seoul, which grew out of the technology revolution in Asia The Cheil Global Network is purpose-built to help clients navigate the changes challenging all businesses, by creating ideas that move – move people, move brands and move business.
Core Services: Experiential Marketing, Advertising, Environmental, User Experience
With our extensive background in the experiential industry, Pendulum Creative brings a curated network of co-creators together to execute & expand upon any objective set in front of them, operating as the ideal agency partner. As experts in live event production, technology, and fabrication, this agency channels its passion for immersive experiences to bring its client’s event from rendering to reality
Core Services: Branding, Digital Strategy, Web, Email, Mobile
thinklab is a creative design agency based in the Midlands, UK, while working with national and international companies. Their experience with such a diverse set of brands allows them to filter their creative into every website project, branding exercise, and social media campaign of any size. Meaning, their clients get the very best of our alchemy in every project.
Core Services: Digital Strategy, Web, Advertising, Email, Mobile
Ambit is an independent, digitally-driven brand connection agency. This agency thinks seamlessly and enables brands to do the same. Between functions. Between platforms. Between agency and clients. Between brands and consumers. They create work that works – across digital and integrated mediums; work that makes a difference for our clients, their brands, and the connection to their consumers.
Core Services: Experiential Marketing, Events, Gaming, Influencer Marketing, AR VR
Engage & Resonate is a leading-edge experiential marketing agency led by an award-winning event production and branded content team that specializes in the creation of meaningful consumer engagements to increase impact, build brands, and drive purchase intent. With over 20 years of industry experience, they are an agency full of thinkers, doers, idealists, and number crunchers. A cast of characters who make up a productive culture where innovation can thrive.
Core Services: Advertising, Digital Strategy, Web, Mobile, User Experience
Five by Five is a global independent integrated creative agency with offices in London, Sydney, LA and Southampton. This agency has spent over 40 years launching brands and businesses to make them memorable and buyable. Their approach is simple, be bold and keep communication loud and clear. This ethos and purpose has served us well and we are now working with a wide range of brands from scale-ups to global corporations, delivering strategy, branding, PR, events, advertising, web development, social media and influencer management.
Check out Five by Five’s work: Red Bull: Rampage Re-lived with Red Bull
Core Services: Innovation, Advertising, Environmental, Content Marketing, Experiential Marketing
Leviathan is a different kind of design company, focused on creating the most memorable and advanced brand experiences imaginable. Through the use of engaging content and groundbreaking technology, this agency helps build connections with consumers that are genuine, entertaining, and unforgettable. Since its inception, Leviathan has continued to garner international recognition for its work through Communication Arts Magazine, the AICP, The One Club, Ciclope, the Themed Entertainment Association, and the Association of Independent Music among others.
Core Services: Branding, Innovation, Graphic/Communication, Naming, Design Strategy
Lippincott is a creative consultancy specializing in brand and innovation. This agency is skilled in strategy, experience and design — enabling them to build brands that match what they say with what they do. Their innovations don’t merely chase the next big trend but are driven by purpose and aim to grow meaningful connections with their clients’ customers.
Core Services: Experiential Marketing, Branding, Digital Strategy, Content Marketing, Mobile
INPHANTRY is a full-service interactive advertising agency in Boston, MA that specializes in digital activation, product launches, branding, out of home advertising, events, websites, and more. Their Mantra: Every victory begins with a strategy. This agency uses sophisticated technology with a highly evolved team of creative specialists, designers, marketers, and art directors
Core Services: Advertising, Branding, Marketing Strategy, Media, Social Media
Mekanism is an award-winning, independent, full-service advertising agency made up of creative entrepreneurs. With offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Seattle, this agency serves as collaborative business partners with some of the world’s best brands, including Ben & Jerry’s, HBO, MillerCoors, Peloton, Facebook, Charles Schwab and Alaska Airlines. Their creative approach to brand building is best described as “The Soul & Science of Storytelling”: Communicating a brand’s purpose with ideas informed by data and rooted in human truths.
Core Services: Digital Strategy, Web, Advertising, Email, Mobile
Modicum is a tight-knit team of thinkers, creators and collaborators. This agency crafts stories, experiences, and tools that solve problems and work toward meaningful goals. Whether you’re building a brand, launching a product, leading the conversation or stuck anywhere along the pipeline – they find a way to make the complicated feel simple.
Core Services: Digital Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Search, Media, Social Media
Jump 450 Media is an award-winning Agency that has driven over $500 million in sales and over 20 Million users acquired for their partners. Jump helps B2C & B2B brands unlock revenue by leveraging omni-channel digital execution across Paid Social, Google & Native.
Check out Jump 450 Media’s work: Rapid Creative Iteration with MoneyLion
Core Services: Web
Emerge creates high-value digital experiences for your customers. This agency leverages their proprietary world-class expertise to quickly solve user experience challenges and address untapped opportunities, create nimble digital products or services, smart websites & mobile apps.
Check out Emerge Interactive’s work: Mercedes-Benz CLA Instagram Campaign with Mercedes-Benz
Core Services: Branding
Popple & Kharlamova is an independent, digital, branding, and creative agency based in York with over twenty-two years of experience. Their team of creatives, planners, developers, and strategists are recognized for creating impactful brands. This agency specializes in branding, web design & development, digital marketing, strategy, print & advertising.
Core Services: Graphic/Communication
ThinkBDA focuses on story-told creative formulas that fuel their client’s connections, builds customer advocacy, and makes them stand out – for all the right reasons. This agency designed websites that have won awards, built and filmed a LEGO stop-motion video that stood out in a saturated insurance market, and produced a film that launched a global campaign for one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies.
Check out ThinkBDA’s work: Verizon – Producing a video that launched a campaign with Verizon
Core Services: Digital Strategy
Intuz is a leading global digital agency providing end-to-end software development services on Mobile, Cloud, Web & IoT. This agency is based out of San Francisco, California, and India. They are an ISO 9001 certified, Microsoft partner and AWS Cloud Consulting Partner organization, with 10 years of Consulting and Development experience, and a global clientele from 45+ countries.
Check out Intuz’s work: iPhone & Apple Watch App for Song Writers to create, edit and manage lyrics with Lyricnote
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