It starts with who we decide to work with and the way we handle business. We’re looking for collaborators, not clients. Sure, we build great websites, craft awesome brands and win awards. But that’s not why we’re hired. We are awarded projects because each of our design solutions is strategy-driven from start to finish. We bring design-thinking to the boardroom, and we’re psyched to see you there.



True innovation starts with identifying opportunities. Together, we become immersed in your brand and the lives of your users, uncovering their motivations and needs. We help prioritize those needs, align them with your goals and develop a strategic roadmap to exceed them.


Team Building

Here’s what really sets us apart: we build a customized team around your project. Operating in individual project fireteams keep us agile, creative and fresh. Each creative discipline will be involved in your project from start to finish, and we hire the absolute best creatives and code ninjas available.



After we put together an incredible team, our highly skilled design team collaborates with you to craft elegant, useful and unique solutions to the marketing opportunities we have identified. We believe in deep design – your brand experience doesn’t stop at icons and type.



From delivering the perfect pitch deck to developing a strong digital brand presence, we ensure every piece is impeccably crafted. We’ll be right beside you through implementation, helping you analyze the results in simplified data and measure them against your goals.



Ready to get started?

We are too. We take on a select group of projects each year, and we are psyched to see if the two of us are a good fit. Click below to contact our office: we’re always up for a cup of coffee and a chat.

Let’s get to work


But that doesn’t mean every arrow in our quiver is the right one for the job.
We collaborate with you to determine what solution your problem or opportunity demands.
That’s what strategy and design thinking are all about.

Our core strength is strategy.

  • Brand and identity planning
  • Startup-funding strategy
  • User experience (UX) strategy
  • Stakeholder communication
  • User research
  • Competitive audit
  • Content strategy
  • Copywriting
  • Social media strategy
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Our strategy framework includes exercises that use quite a few post-its. It's pretty awesome.

We believe in deep design.

  • Visual design
  • Branding and identity design
  • Style guides
  • Interaction design
  • Information architecture
  • Content strategy
  • User scenarios
  • Naming
  • Wireframing
  • Interface design
  • Custom typography

This is where hammer hits nail.

  • eCommerce integration
  • Responsive development
  • Quality and cross-browser testing
  • WordPress development
  • Drupal development
  • Static HTML/PHP/CSS

Evaluate. Then celebrate.

  • Website analytics
  • UX analysis
  • Dashboard development
  • Goal setting & benchmarking
  • Data visualization
  • Infographics
  • Trend spotting


It’s amazing what we can accomplish when we collaborate and design strategy-based solutions to achieve your business goals.

Burnt Creative is the first agency I have ever hired, and I’m so glad I did. They were patient, creative, thorough and provided me really useful feedback and advice throughout the process. I wasn’t sure exactly what I wanted, and they listened and really tuned in to what my goals were as the client. Not only did they provide me with a really beautiful logo that I love, but they went above and beyond by designing stationary, a business card, and giving me a style guide for the finished product. They are true professionals and I highly recommend/definitely plan to work with them again.

Chelsea Cohen

Burnt Creative is very pleasant to work with. They understood my style and what I’m looking for in my new website design. Communicates well, is accurate and has a great eye for detail.

Malena Permentier - Fashion Container

I was referred to Burnt Creative by a fellow business owner. I looked at the site they had created for my friend and I liked it. However, I wasn’t ready to take the plunge on just a view of one site and one recommendation. I looked around. I asked for referrals from friends, spoke to several freelance web designers, looked at a sampling of some of the other sites they had created. I also did some general online searches for different ways to get my website up and running and even explored several possibilities for doing my own. I also looked at several websites that Burnt Creative created for other startups. What I liked about their sites was that they all had a fresh, exciting feel to them. They weren’t just functional, they were eye-catching, exciting and they all looked very professionally done. I gave them my business and I was very pleased with the result. I have received amazing feedback from my peers and customers from the site.

What I also like about Burnt Creative is that they are easy to communicate with and they really work with you to make sure they understand what your goals are, and how they can work with you to achieve them. I definitely would recommend them to any business, startup or entrepreneur.

Armando Salcido - ASVS Products

The team at Burnt Creative had an instant and total understanding of EXACTLY what I wanted, and delivered it, despite my description of what I wanted being quite poor. It all made sense in my head, but somehow Ben and his team actually worked with me to understand my dreadful ‘specifications’ and created a beautiful, professional product that I am proud of.

Darran Thomas - Data Portcullis

I’ve been using Burnt Creative for about a year and I couldn’t run my online retail business without them. They helped with business strategy, packaging, website design and structure, blogging/content creation service and we’re right in the middle of rebranding our entire line. When I’ve had rush jobs I always received an answer within 24-48 hours, regardless of the time of year, and that shows care and commitment. I have nothing but praise for these guys!

Isabella Duvall - Better Shea Butter and Skin Foods

Burnt Creative created a strategy-based campaign with designs that were way beyond my expectations. They truly understood what I was trying to achieve and the nature and feel of my line of business. I am certain I will continue working with them and cannot recommend them highly enough.

Silvia Wetherell - More Mindful


Apart from our core group, we have a vast network of specialists, consultants and collaborators that we draw upon
to complete our fireteams on a per project basis. This allows us to stay agile, creative and fresh. We hire only the best,
so rest assured that your project will be completed by creatives at the top of their fields.


Ben Burns

Ben founded Burnt Creative with a singular vision in mind: to change the way you communicate with and understand your customers. He has a decade of experience with everything from pioneering brand strategies for startups to designing visual works and promotions for Dreamworks, Paramount Pictures, AMC, TBS, TNT and more.


Elise Burns

Being an account manager in a creative firm is like herding jellyfish. Elise has perfected her role: by representing our clients interests in-house and pulling the deliverables out of our creative team on time and in budget, she keeps multiple plates spinning at once with a smile.


Amy Leland

Amy works magic with words. After covering astronomy-related news for a planetarium website, she branched into writing and editing for blogs, websites, and newsletters. Over the years she has tackled subjects from model airplanes to vascular health (and just about everything in between), and she’s always up for a new topic to explore.


Samantha Lynn
User Experience

A graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, Samantha takes advantage of her design strengths by using ethnographic methodologies in hopes of better understanding people, interactions, and the processes behind decision making. She’s passionate about to creating user friendly interfaces and added values to everyday experiences.