We build 360° brand experiences for BtoB and BtoC
We develop impactful, sophisticated websites
We help you stand out in crowded markets
We provide exemplary service to client partners
We create smart logos and communications

we shift results higher

UpShift Creative Group is a strategic communications agency with offices in Chicago and Santa Barbara. We specialize in best-of-breed brand identity, strategic design and web development driven by exemplary client service. Since 2000, our teams have helped clients nationwide stand out in crowded markets, build brand awareness and increase sales.


We create powerful 360° brand experiences that include brand strategy, logo design, naming and identity systems.

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We create smart, innovative communications, including brochures, annual reports, ads, signage and marketing.

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We develop award-winning online work, including custom websites, responsive sites, social media marketing and videos.

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Selected Work

Smart ideas. Stylish work. Successful communications. At UpShift, we infuse your entire brand with a unified strategy, voice and look to maximize your marketing ROI. One Brand. One voice. One look.

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why hire UpShift

Full Service agency

  • Branding & Logo Design
  • Print Communications
  • Web Design & Interactive
  • Advertising
  • Signage & Environments
  • Social Media Marketing
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Broad Range of Industries

  • Real Estate
  • Business Services
  • Financial Services
  • Consumer Goods & Manufacturing
  • Healthcare & Insurance
  • Restaurant & Hospitality
  • Technology & Software
  • Non-profit, Academic & Cultural
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International Recognition

  • Logo Lounge
  • W3 Web Awards
  • Davey Awards
  • Communicator Awards
  • American Graphic Design Awards
  • Horizon Interactive
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News Highlights

Announcing NEXT on Sixth, LA
UpShift Wins 2 More Davey Awards
New Year, New Office!


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clients across the nation turn to UpShift for smart, innovative work


730 N. Franklin Suite 500
Chicago IL 60654
Phone 312.750.6800

Santa Barbara

1117 State Street
Santa Barbara CA 93101
Phone 805.845.1230