Second Studios is a Chicago-based agency that was founded in September of 2007 under the principle of building partnerships with its clients. Initially starting as a graphic and web design company, it has become a marketing agency that offers a full suite of solutions that aid to grow your business and meet your organizational goals.

In its name, second puts an emphasis on building unique partnerships with its clients while fostering growth with these clients. Second also symbolizes the measure of time; in this, Second Studios prides itself on providing its clients with timely and high-quality finished products.

Whatever second means to you, we put our heart into our work. This is Second Studios.

Many companies seek projects. Second Studio has the objective to seek long-term relationships with its clients. The basis of how Second Studios is run is on relationships, and it is engrained in the way we think, how we work, and the way we are organized.

Nothing builds support and trust with our clients faster than performance, which also means doing what we say we will do. Our work emphasizes our desire to build distinct brands for our clients, enabling them to create long-lasting bonds with their customers. We get excited in developing a vision from start to finish that makes our clients successful.

We are digital storytellers: Bringing business ideas to life through building brands, creating stories and sharing visions.

Our mission is to harness our creativity into a viable long-term solution for their business needs. We want to be a key component of making our clients successful in their business.

We aim to provide a full variety of services with the highest levels of professionalism, enthusiasm and dedication. Our goal is to make the marketing process an enjoyable experience for our clients.

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Comprehensive Services for Your Business

Brand Identity

Your brand is not just a name and a logo. It involves your colors, domain, tagline, messaging, graphics, patterns, typography, and competitor positioning that all establish what makes you distinct. Because of this, we offer design, messaging, & research services to assure that your brand experience comprehensively captures your essence for key audiences. It is vital to have a cohesive design and brand message across your digital and print platforms.

Website Development

If you have a business that needs an effective website strategy, we can help find the right solution for you. Whether your company needs a simple website refresh or full website overhaul, we help bring your business's vision to life. An effective website enhances your brand, generates leads, and maximizes your search engine rankings. Our custom websites are built to help you effectively market your business.

Social Media

Your marketing strategy serves as a roadmap to attaining your company goals. They provide direction and a clear picture to the final destination. With a defined action plan and measurable success indicators, you’ll know exactly which tactics deliver the strongest ROI. We develop tailored marketing strategies designed to deliver results. The strategies and tactics we develop are fluid, agile plans that that adjust based on your needs, ongoing performance metrics, and data-informed decision making.

Digital Marketing

Keep a constant eye on current and upcoming trends, we discern what's new and meaningful in the rapidly-changing digital landscape. Through our custom digital marketing and social media services, we will aid your organizational goals in the digital space.

Creative Services

We are a well-regarded agency that develops original ideas for our clients that draw attention to their audiences. Our work fosters meaningful consumer engagement high-quality designs and relevant content.


Creating fresh content for your website doesn't need to be a chore, and we can help your company with that. Whether it is creating copy for your new website, your blog posts or your email marketing, Second Studios can help you in drafting and publishing this content.