Best Branding Agencies in Washington DC

Why These Branding Agencies?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Washington DC Branding Agencies on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Borenstein Group FEATURED

Borenstein Group is a full-service branding and digital marketing agency in Washington DC that provides brand strategy, brand design, and brand content for various private and public businesses. It has over 25 years of experience in designing brand strategies that assist clients in developing brand awareness and recognition for their businesses. Branding services offered include corporate identity, strategic messaging, sales and marketing tools, collaterals, advertising, public relations, social media, tradeshows, and events. The agency also offers mobile and web applications and website design services.

Fairfax, DC 22030


Lounge Lizard FEATURED

Lounge Lizard has been developing brands of Washington D. C. businesses since 1998. It also provides web design and development, digital marketing, sales optimization, SEO, and app development services. The business is a Google Partner, Hubspot Certified Partner, and Salesforce Certified Administrator. Among its clients are ESPN, Motorola, The Walt Disney Company, the Tony Awards, and National Geographic. Lounge Lizard has offices in Long Island, New York, Washington D.C., and Nashville.

1101 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

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Elxel Creative is a digital marketing agency based in Washington, D.C. The company offers a full range of services, specializing in web development, graphic design, business consulting, and mobile application development. Elxel Creative strives to deliver effective and groundbreaking products by working in partnership with its clients. The small team has over 30 years of combined experience in building brands, product design, and producing publications and custom marketing materials. Elxel Creative has produced work for clients from a wide variety of industries, including nonprofits, education, health care, technology, hospitality, financial services, and entertainment.

Washington, DC 20007


Epstein Creative Group

Epstein Creative Group offers strategic branding, marketing, and graphic design in the D.C. metro area. Located in Rockville, Maryland, the company's creative team brings together over 75 years of combined industry experience. Epstein Creative Group's designers, writers, strategists, and developers offer clients the highest level of service to satisfy goals and ensure a consistent message and increased presence in any marketplace. Through educational workshops, working sessions, and consultation, the company provides its clients with the tools to improve the effectiveness of their business. Epstein Creative Group is MBE certified.

Rockville, MD 20850


Ghost Note Agency

Ghost Note is a digital creative agency based in the District of Columbia. Ghost Note was founded in 2011 after the company’s partners gained experience working for leading nonprofits and Fortune 100 companies. Ghost Note provides a full spectrum of digital services, specializing in branding, digital marketing, content creation, graphic design, and web development. Holding true to the agency’s moniker “We Build Bonds,” Ghost Note remains committed to understanding the unique qualities, challenges, and cultures of clients, and creating genuine relationships with their target audiences that compels communities to take action. Ghost Note’s client list includes Google, Nissan, American Cancer Society, Color of Change, The Hub Project, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Washington, DC 20009


PBJ Marketing

PBJ Marketing is a digital marketing agency based in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The company specializes in search engine marketing (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO), email marketing, banner advertisements, analytics, website design, social media, online and offline promotions, advertising, e-commerce consulting, and public relations. PBJ Marketing's mobile application services include developing native apps for Android and iOS (iPhone and iPad) devices. The firm works with many nonprofit organizations and offers discounted rates to those who are eligible. Every year, PBJ Marketing selects a nonprofit client to provide in-kind consulting and digital marketing services.

New York, NY 10014


The AD Agency

The AD Agency provides a full range of branding services to clients in the Washington area and beyond. Since 1982, the company has become renowned for building and positioning brands utilizing its expertise in research, marketing, graphic design, online digital advertising, media buying, and public relations. Heading up this small firm is Debi Gasper, who has received numerous awards for her creative work in the industry. The AD Agency's client base includes regional, national, and international groups, including the U.S. Department of Transportation, State Street Bank, American Express, and The Washington Convention Center.

Washington, DC 20036


The Brand Consultancy

The Brand Consultancy provides research, strategic branding, positioning, messaging, creative and employee engagement for clients in Washington, D.C. and across the nation. With over 30 years in the industry, they are known for their senior-only team who brings knowledgeable practice to the table to drive quicker measurable outcomes. By aligning brand strategy with business strategy, they help companies grow. The Brand Consultancy helps organizations highlight who they are and what they stand for to provide them a greater presence in the market and drive competitive advantage. From start-ups to household names like Hilton, Quicken Loans, ASAE, MedStar Health System, and Ingersoll Rand, their client list features companies across a diverse spectrum of industries.

Washington, DC 20037



Xoobo is a digital marketing agency with its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The company was founded in 2015 by two entrepreneurs with 20 years of combined experience in the industry. It now provides a full suite of services focusing on building conversion-optimized websites, search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click (PPC), data analytics, and conversion rate optimization (CRO). Xoobo aims to provide campaigns that utilize cutting-edge innovations in design, analytics, and technology. Its client list spans multiple industries, including finance, e-commerce, real estate, technology, and hospitality.

Washington, DC 20005


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