Clutch announces Bates Creative a global leader in creative, branding, and web design and names the agency a Top Branding Agency and Top Web Design Agency for 2018. After extensive research, quality ratings based on client feedback, portfolio reviews, and overall market presence, Clutch awarded Bates Creative these titles for demonstrating excellence in these areas.

Clutch’s annual report recognizes 130+ top B2B service providers across multiple sub-categories, including web, digital, print, product, packaging, UX/UI, logo, and graphic design, as well as creative and video production.

“Being a creative and design leader means having not only an arsenal of techniques but also an ability to think outside the box and understand the unique challenges companies face in markets,” Clutch Senior Business Analyst Ilse Heine said. “These agencies are unrivaled in their commitment to personalized and detail-oriented customer service.”

Clutch’s leading branding agencies showcase an outstanding ability to understand their clients’ unique markets and challenges to effectively tell their stories.

“A company’s brand is essential to their identity, their reputation, and their ability to target their desired clients,” Clutch Business Analyst Sara Philibotte said. “These leading branding agencies help companies from a variety of industries represent themselves in a way that is professional and memorable by working closely with them to gain a thorough understanding of their unique goals.”

Clutch’s leading web designers are experts in the latest design techniques and work closely with clients to ensure their websites fit their style and goals.

“In today’s competitive digital landscape, having a unique and eye-catching design for your website is essential to stand out from the crowd,” remarked Clutch Business Analyst DJ Fajana. “These leaders have not only demonstrated creativity and a deep understanding of the industries they work in, but they ensure that their clients are informed and happy throughout the entire design process.”

It’s free to get listed on Clutch, but only the most highly recommended companies in each industry are recognized as leaders. The 2018 list of Clutch Global Leaders names 1000+ companies across five research categories; all companies featured proved their industry expertise and ability to deliver.

Clutch is a B2B research, ratings, and reviews firm in the heart of Washington, DC. Clutch also connects small and medium businesses with the best-fit agencies, software, or consultants they need to tackle business challenges with confidence. Clutch’s methodology compares business service providers and software in a specific market based on verified client reviews, services offered, work quality, and market presence.

To see the full list of named global leaders, visit Clutch’s website.