Are you searching for the perfect creative agency to elevate your brand in the U.S.?
When doing a simple Google search, more than 262,000,000 results show up. Filtering through so many results is time-consuming, and the chances of finding the perfect agency are quite low.
This is why we’ve written this article - to give you a straightforward list of the best creative agencies in New York, which have proven their skills by delivering top-performing and scroll-stopping campaigns for their clients.
Are you ready? Let's dive into the top 17 Creative Agencies in New York for 2023.
But, what criteria are we following to put together this list?
Sadly, many agencies excel at promising the moon but fall short of delivering tangible results. However, we give you the three key things to look at when considering working with an agency, to guarantee they’ll provide the results you’re looking for:
By looking at their work, case studies and awards, you’ll be able to see the results they’ve achieved for their clients. This will show they have a deep understanding of particular industries and sectors.
Do they understand different platforms and placements? Not all social media and entertainment platforms require the same creative, and understanding these, as well as more traditional placements, is key to creating top-performing content that will resonate with the right audience.
Have a look at their case studies to see if they’re proficient in different placements as well as types of creative to see if they could offer your brand a variety of options to solve your brief.
Beyond just delivering impressive outcomes, the chemistry between your team and the agency's team is key to achieving the best results for your brand. As our Non-Exec Chairman says, ‘The day you visit your agency should be the best day of the week’, and we stand by it!
Yep, this is us! We know it might look biased, but we’ve been considered one of the top creative agencies, and we can back it up.
We help brands develop their creative on social media through a variety of ways:
Social Brand Development
Social-first Video production (TikTok and Instagram Reels)
Graphic design for social media
Influencer and creator creatives
Paid Social creative
High-production video for social media
Here are some stats about our team and us as an agency:
2,000+ videos produced in the last 12 months (includes variations, A/B tests etc.)
A creative team that spans Creative Directors, strategists, planners, producers, videographers, designers and animators
65+ team size across the UK and US
Award-winning creative team
Want to see some of our recent creative work? Check out our service page with examples here.
If it sounds like we could be the perfect partner for you, then click the button below to get in touch with our team!
Lustre is a branding and design agency based in Brooklyn, New York, and has worked with a variety of brands like Bala, Evian and Cartier.
Design services, including social media and email
VM Groupe is a luxury branding full-service agency with headquarters in New York.
They offer strategy, branding and content creation services to understand the brand’s story and define a positioning, develop the key visuals, and ultimately create desire and shift perception. They’ve worked with groups like LVMH, Coty and Estée Lauder.
Crafted is a brand-first creative agency with offices in Miami and New York. They offer services like research, content, design and development, but always with a focus on storytelling.
They work across different industries and have worked with brands like BMW, Nike and Pavan.
Cult is a creative agency with an office in London and also presence in New York. They are pioneered by strategic insight and like to work with brands that want to create groundbreaking campaigns and solve old problems in new ways.
They offer full-service creative services for global brands in the beauty, fashion, wellness and luxury sectors. They’ve worked with renowned brands like Burberry, MAC and Nike.
Wild Factory is a video production company and creative agency, and have worked with brands like Pepsi, HBO and Saks Fifth Avenue.
They focus on storytelling and have a diverse international and multicultural roster of commercial directors. They offer creative planning, production, branded content and live-action filming services.
Ezra Productions is a woman-owned video production and creative agency based in Los Angeles and New York.
They’ve been awarded for their work on video production, web design and graphic design, and have worked with brands such as JCPenney, Umami Burger and Herbivore Botanicals.
M Booth is a creative communications agency that has worked with brands like Patron, 7-Eleven and American Express.
They have offices in New York and San Francisco, and offer services such as experiential marketing, earned media, creative and design, among others.
Dentsu Creative describe itself as a creative digital network with offices all over the world.
They offer experience platforms and commerce, digital product and innovations & virtual experiences and gaming services, and have worked with big brands like HBO Max, Crayola and Adobe.
Exposure is a creative agency that offers strategy, creative direction, public relations, and production services.
They have offices in New York and have worked with brands like NYX Cosmetics, Campari and Adidas.
Praytell is an integrated marketing & creative communications agency with offices in New York.
They offer earned media, social, digital and influencer marketing and have worked with brands like Logitech, Sally Beauty and Fender.
Riot is a New York City collaborative creative agency and production studio. They offer full-service production, as well as animation, branded content, commercials and visual identity.
Founded in 2015, they’ve worked with global brands like Tiffany & Co, Coach and Clinique.
Awarded Small Agency of the Year by AdAge, Yard NYC is an independent creative company that designs its work to create maximum impact and talkability, and has worked with brands like Wrangler, Tanqueray and Walmart.
They specialize in:
Identity & Packaging
Research & Measurement
Digital & Social Strategy
Content & Integrated Production
With any creative campaign or project, investment is substantial, so you want to make sure you get the right agency and specialists for the job to ensure they can provide you with top-notch creative that generates impact and reaches your ideal audience.
Hiring one of the top agencies will guarantee you a seamless work relationship, content delivered on time and that will take your brand to the next level.
At The Social Shepherd, we have a team of content creation and production specialists who will take your brief and deliver top-performing content for your brand. From strategy and consumer research to distribution, our team offers a full-service creative approach that will ensure the best results for your brand.
Get in touch today and see how we can help!
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