Artistry for Industry

Our Story

Powerplant was founded in 2012 to help companies mobilize audiences through original photographic content and thoughtful design. Since then, we’ve evolved into a full-service creative agency empowering clients with a variety of services—particularly brand strategy and fluid identity systems.

We are an independent, full-service branding and creative agency with offices in San Francisco and San Diego. The work we do empowers innovative, profitable companies to initiate positive change through economically sustainable methods. Our passion is their purpose and ultimate success.

Our Process

Experience has taught us that effective collaborations balance structure and flexibility. Our projects are typically completed in multiple phases, allowing us to respond to opportunities that emerge along the way. From kickoff to launch, we listen, share our insights, work to build team understanding, and foster consensus around effective solutions.

We Research

We work to identify your brand's essence, business context, and areas for growth and innovation.

We Make

We develop creative solutions that cultivate audience connection and maximum brand awareness.

We Measure

We use custom qualitative and quantitative methods to test and analyze brand performance.

We Refine

When unexpected opportunities emerge, we develop new value propositions to drive growth.

Our Services

We are a full-service agency. Our team is multidisciplinary and our approaches are easily scalable to meet your specific needs. Below is a range of our capabilities.


  • Brand Positioning and Strategy
  • Corporate Citizenship
  • Brand Messaging
  • Customer Experience
  • Social and Relationship Marketing
  • Brand Architecture


  • Interface Design
  • Site Architecture
  • Web and App Development
  • Mobile
  • CMS Integration and Maintenance
  • Interactive Engagement


  • Brand Identity
  • Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Brand Standards and Guidelines
  • Branded Environments and Exhibitions
  • Editorial Design


  • Photographic Services
  • Film and Video Production
  • Editorial and Post-production
  • Animation and Visual Effects
  • Directorial Services
  • Event Production

Our Values

As a progressive agency, we partner with companies who are developing products and services that spark positive social and environmental change. We believe that contributing to a greater good adds value to your brand—and so do your customers. Together, we will build a culture of social responsibility that will become an enduring part of how you do business.

Be more. Do more.

Work with Powerplant on your next project. Head on over to our contact form and begin the conversation.

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