Leaders Matrix

Top San Francisco Creative Agencies - Leaders Matrix

LAST UPDATED Apr 5, 2021

Clutch Leaders Matrix

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  1. 1 Duncan Channon
  2. 2 HUb
  3. 3 DDW
  4. 4 Traction
  5. 5 3Q Digital
  6. 6 Gershoni Creative Agency
  7. 7 barrettSF
  8. 8 UNIT partners LLC
  9. 9 Citizen Group
  10. 10 Cutwater
  11. 11 Sköna
  12. 12 Studio B Films, Inc.
  13. 13 Pivot Design
  14. 14 BayCreative
  15. 15 Theory SF

Top 15 Creative Firms in San Francisco

Duncan Channon

Unearth, unfurl and unleash distinct identities.

Undisclosed
Undisclosed
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.6
10
9.5
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
40%
40%
20%
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

HUb

Strategy, Design & Advertising

$25,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
18.1
10
8.7
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
30%
45%
25%
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

DDW

Brand Story + Brand Design

$25,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
Sausalito, CA
Ability to deliver
18
10
8.1
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
30%
15%
45%
10% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Traction

We're looking for a few good problems to solve.

$75,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.9
7.6
8.6
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
20%
30%
50%
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

3Q Digital

Silicon Valley's Digital Agency of Record

$50,000+
Undisclosed
250 - 999
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.6
10
9.5
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
20%
10%
20%
50% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Gershoni Creative Agency

We’re a creative agency that builds brands.

$100,000+
Undisclosed
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
17.2
9.7
7.5
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
40%
10%
40%
10% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

barrettSF

We want to be the best ad agency in the world.

$100,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.6
8
8.7
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
20%
30%
50%
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

UNIT partners LLC

Branding Agency for Hospitality, Retail, & CPG.

$10,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
2 - 9
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.5
9.9
8.6
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
60%
10%
30%
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Citizen Group

We build citizen brands to engage audiences deeply

$10,000+
$200 - $300 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
17
10
8.5
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
40%
20%
20%
20% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Cutwater

Independent, Full-Service Creative & Media Agency

$75,000+
Undisclosed
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.8
9.2
8.4
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
30%
50%
10%
10% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Sköna

A B2B Creative Agency.

$10,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.6
8.9
8.1
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
20%
40%
25%
15% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Studio B Films, Inc.

Creative Agency / Full Service Video Production

$10,000+
$50 - $99 / hr
10 - 49
Berkeley, CA
Ability to deliver
16.6
9.8
8.5
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
15%
15%
70%
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Pivot Design

Let’s make your branding and marketing amazing.

$10,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.2
8.2
8.8
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
45%
10%
30%
15% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

BayCreative

Full-Service Marketing Agency for B2B

$10,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.6
9.7
7.8
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
30%
25%
25%
20% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Theory SF

Every big idea began as a theory

$25,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
2 - 9
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
18.7
9.3
7.3
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
60%
20%
10%
10% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Contenders Breakdown

NUEX Creative

Elevate Your Brand - Design & Advertising

$1,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Jose, CA
Ability to deliver
16.9
5
6.9
Service Focus
34%
33%
33%
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Division of Labor

An Advertising Agency, not a Government Agency.

$10,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
2 - 9
Sausalito, CA
Ability to deliver
19.3
10
9.2
Service Focus
20%
35%
10%
35% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Farinella LLC

Clarify • Create • Amplify

$10,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
2 - 9
Emeryville, CA
Ability to deliver
18.1
9.3
7.9
Service Focus
50%
10%
20%
20% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Gold Front

We are a creative studio in San Francisco.

$5,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
2 - 9
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.1
9.2
7.5
Service Focus
65%
10%
25%
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Heraldist & Wondermarks

Dreamers. Makers. Troublemakers.

$5,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.9
6
7.7
Service Focus
55%
25%
10%
10% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

The Engine is Red

Thrive in the new creative age

$5,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
Santa Rosa, CA
Ability to deliver
15.6
8.8
8.8
Service Focus
40%
10%
20%
30% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

JUMBOshrimp

Big Ideas Don't Require Big Agencies.

$10,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.2
7.2
7.2
Service Focus
20%
20%
40%
20% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Moburst

Secure Your Mobile Growth

$25,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
18.4
9.8
9.1
Service Focus
10%
20%
20%
50% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Timelapse

Creativity meets performance.

$5,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
2 - 9
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.5
8.5
8.1
Service Focus
30%
10%
40%
20% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

School of Thought

Big agency talent without the big agency.

$25,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
Oakland, CA
Ability to deliver
18.3
6
7.8
Service Focus
20%
30%
20%
30% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

CSTMR

Fintech and Financial Marketing & Design Agency

$10,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.9
8.8
7.9
Service Focus
20%
30%
10%
40% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Most Likely To

Born to serve clients differently.

$10,000+
$200 - $300 / hr
2 - 9
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
18.6
9.1
7
Service Focus
15%
35%
10%
40% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

CIRCA

We may be small, but we think big.

$5,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
2 - 9
Santa Rosa, CA
Ability to deliver
16.6
9.4
8.1
Service Focus
10%
30%
20%
40% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Eleven Inc.

Independent agency that solves big brand problems

$10,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
9
9
Service Focus
20%
40%
40%
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Alaniz

We Help Companies WIN

$5,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
Novato, CA
Ability to deliver
16.2
8.5
8.6
Service Focus
10%
30%
10%
50% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production