Leaders Matrix

Top San Francisco Creative Agencies  - Leaders Matrix

LAST UPDATED Nov 23, 2021
Duncan Channon HUb Traction
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  1. 1 Duncan Channon
  2. 2 HUb
  3. 3 Traction
  4. 4 3Q Digital
  5. 5 Gershoni Creative Agency
  6. 6 barrettSF
  7. 7 Citizen Group
  8. 8 UNIT partners LLC
  9. 9 Cutwater
  10. 10 Sköna
  11. 11 Studio B Films, Inc.
  12. 12 Pivot Design
  13. 13 BayCreative
  14. 14 Theory SF
  15. 15 Farinella LLC

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
18.8
10
9
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
30%
45%
25%
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
15.8
7.6
8.9
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
9.6
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
7.7
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

Citizen Group

We build citizen brands to engage audiences deeply

$10,000+
$200 - $300 / hr
10 - 49
Berkeley, CA
Ability to deliver
17.3
10
8.3
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
40%
20%
20%
20% Other
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

Cutwater

Independent, Full-Service Creative & Media Agency

$75,000+
Undisclosed
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.8
9.2
8.6
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
7.9
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
18.6
9.3
7.4
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
60%
20%
10%
10% 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
18.4
9.3
8.2
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
50%
10%
20%
20% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Contenders Breakdown

Division of Labor

An Advertising Agency, not a Government Agency.

$10,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
2 - 9
Sausalito, CA
Ability to deliver
19.7
10
9.1
Service Focus
20%
35%
10%
35% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Heraldist

Dreamers. Makers. Troublemakers.

$5,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
17.8
6
7.7
Service Focus
55%
25%
10%
10% 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
19
9.1
7.3
Service Focus
20%
45%
10%
25% 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
7.3
Service Focus
20%
20%
40%
20% 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
16.1
8.5
8.2
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
7.9
Service Focus
20%
30%
20%
30% 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

Chapter SF

We exist to solve wicked problems.

$10,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
7.5
8.5
Service Focus
40%
20%
40%
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Palmer Ad Agency

Exceeding Client Expectations for 30+ Years!

$5,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.4
8.5
8.5
Service Focus
20%
15%
10%
55% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Jives Media

#1 Marketing Agency - Voted 5 years running

$1,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
18.2
6.2
7.9
Service Focus
15%
15%
15%
55% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Resin Advertising

Beyond Digital Storytelling

Undisclosed
Undisclosed
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.7
5.3
Service Focus
40%
40%
10%
10% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Rainfactory

#1 Product Launch, Crowdfunding & Growth Marketing

$1,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
Oakland, CA
Ability to deliver
16.7
7.2
9.2
Service Focus
10%
10%
10%
70% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

IW Group

Culture Purveyors & Content Creators

Undisclosed
$100 - $149 / hr
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
9.7
8.6
Service Focus
20%
40%
20%
20% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

Mekanism

The Soul and Science of Storytelling.

$5,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
9.3
10
Service Focus
15%
35%
25%
25% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production

MINE

San Francisco Design Office

Undisclosed
Undisclosed
1,000 - 9,999
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
6.1
Service Focus
20%
20%
40%
20% Other
Branding & Marketing Strategy
Advertising & Media Planning
Creative Design & Production