Looking for a top UX strategy firm in Canada?

If you don't have a UX strategy, consider hiring a UX agency to help you create one. UX strategies guide decision making at small and large companies – from deciding what products to design and develop, to what features to add, to what to prioritize for continuous improvement.

Hiring a UX strategy company helps you define the guidelines for product design and development decision making long term. Look for a user experience agency that offers UX strategy services to help you define your goals for building great user experiences across your products.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top UX strategy agencies in Canada. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Canada UX Strategy Experts

  • 1
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Lift Interactive is a creative agency that is located in Edmonton, Canada. Founded in 2002, they have over 20 employees who specialize in web design, digital strategy, and branding. Most clients are small and midmarket businesses in the nonprofit, hospitality, and consumer products sectors. 

    Clients
    Johnson & Johnson
    Global Aid Network
    Adobe
    General Electric
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lift Interactive built a WordPress website for a real estate firm. They provided analytics research and incorporated brand themes in the design. Their professionalism and efficiency impressed the client. 

    "When things weren’t moving fast enough, they took a lead on keeping the pace up. They knew when to give things a push and send a few extra emails. " – Design Representative, Realtor Partnership 

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Halifax Canada

    Located in Halifax, Canada, Mindsea prides itself on creating beautiful and integrated apps. With a team of about 20 employees, their informative apps are highlighted by Apple and come highly rated.

    Clients
    Postmedia
    Pocketbooth
    The Chronicle Herald
    Tinrocket
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mindsea upped the user experience for a men’s fashion app to increase engagement. The client complimented Mindsea’s expertise in not only UX design but also development.

    “They're a reasonably small team, but they have some exceptional developers. They consistently came up with great solutions , and we have yet to hire an engineer of our own that produces as high-quality content as anyone at MindSea.” – CEO, Men's Clothing Company

  • 3
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Kalamuna is a web development and design agency founded in 2012. They have 15 employees based in their Oakland, Calif. office. The bulk of their services focus on full-service web development, from visual design to server-side operations. Kalamuna also offers custom software development and digital strategy consulting.

    Clients
    : Berkeley EECS
    Progenity.com
    Arizona State University
    Space Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A Bay Area media company hired Kalamuna to redesign its website after ending its relationship with a former web designer. Kalamuna focused on migrating the site from Drupal 6 to 7 and updating its visual aesthetics and usability. The site was fairly sophisticated and involved migrating content dating back to 2006. This client praised Kalamuna's project management skills and timeliness and appreciated the visual and functional upgrades to the website.

    "They care about what they're doing, and they'll speak up if they feel like there's a better approach. They have really high standards for user experience and user testing." – Technology Director, Media Company

  • 4
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Plank is a digital studio in Montreal, Québec. Founded in 1998, Plank's team of around 40 employees specializes in web design, web development, and mobile app development. 

    Clients
    Osheaga
    The Sun Magazine
    Juno Beach Centre
    Concordia University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A museum hired Plank to redesign its website. The client's goal was to improve user experience on the website. Plank improved the museum's online store and donation functionality, and the museum later engaged Plank to build a virtual exhibit. The client appreciated Plank's skill in communicating technical concepts.

    "We received fewer calls about how to get to the museum and you could see traffic increase substantially to the pages that had that information. We definitely saw an increase not only in our online sales but also our online donations." - Former Executive Director, Museum

  • 6
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Pb+j is a Toronto based design and digital agency. They were founded in 2013 and have a team of 12 employees who specialize in web design, content marketing, and logo design for small business clients in the retail, business services, and hospitality industries. 

    Clients
    Park Distillery
    Viivio
    Shrader Canada
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pb+j redesigned a website for a professional photographer. They redesigned and updated the client’s Squarespace site and logo, giving it a high-end look that more closely matched the price range of client’s business. The client was very happy with the redesign, and says that they have received many compliments on the new site.

    “Everyone who saw it was excited about my new site, which showed the level of polish it had. pb+j did a great job.” – Professional Photographer
     

  • 7
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vaughan Canada

    Clearbridge Mobile is a full-stack mobile app design and development firm based in Toronto, Canada. It has launched more than 250 apps for large enterprise clients including more than 35 Fortune 500s. These apps have been downloaded more than 300 million times.

    Clients
    Dow Jones
    Microsoft
    PayPal
    The Wall Street Journal
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Clearbridge developed a full-featured iOS and Android app that enabled telecom customers to pay their bills and manage their statements. The client raved about the team’s proactive attitude, immaculate project management process, and flawless – though complex – deliverables.

    “They’ve impressed multiple departments and teams within our organization. They’ve set a new standard for us.” – Product Manager, Telecommunications Company

  • 8
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Parachute Design Group is a web design company based in Toronto. Their small team of around 5 has been specializing in web design, web development, and branding since 2003. Parachute Design Group Inc. works with different industries such as business services, healthcare, and information technology.  

    Clients
    SickKids Hospital
    Precision Nutrition
    Toronto Finance International
    Dick Duffs Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Parachute Design Group managed two different web designs for a law firm, integrating existing content and making the most recent version mobile responsive. The client felt that Parachute Design Group was extremely responsive.

    "The design entices people to call us. We’ve gotten more referrals since this redesign." —Partner, Law Firm

  • 9
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakville Canada

    Interpix Design Inc. is a UX/UI design agency based in Ontario, Canada. The agency, founded in 1995, has a team of less than 15 who provide UX/UI design, custom software development, digital strategy, and web design services to midmarket and enterprise companies.

    Clients
    TERANET
    Fidelity Investments Canada
    DoProcess
    RBC Royal Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Interpix Design was tapped by a Legal Solutions Provider to develop a mobile app to supplement the Provider's new cloud solution, designing the prototype, conducting user tests, and built the final app. Interpix Design's work enabled the Provider to successfully transition thousands of law firms to the new app.

    "Interpix Design has a good development approach that I respect and trust." - National Product Manager, Legal Solutions Provider 

  • 10
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    QED42 is a full service digital agency based in Pune, India, and founded in 2009. Their team of 73 employees specializes in web design, web development, and UX/UI design for primarily midmarket clients in the media, retail, and education industries. 

    Clients
    Nestle
    Stanford University
    Drinkasaur
    Industries
    Notable Project

    QED42 built an app for a real estate listing company. They used Ionic to create apps for Android and iOS that employed Google APIs including Google maps and analytics. The apps gave real estate buyers the information they needed to browse listings and communicate with sellers. The client was happy with the final product and reports that his business is growing quickly.

    “They solve my problems immediately. I have confidence and peace of mind with QED because of their team and attentiveness.” – CEO, Real Estate Listing Company
     

  • 11
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    KRFTWRK is a digital agency located in Toronto. Founded in 2008, their small team of 7 specializes in UX/UI design, content marketing, conversion optimization, branding, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Quiznos
    TTC Underground Sounds
    Strive
    ReviewStudio
    Industries
    Notable Project

    KRFTWRK revamped an existing platform for a real estate startup. The client wanted the design to focus on UX/UI. KRFTWRK worked with the in-house team on work they had already completed. 

    "The scheduled meetings were on time and the deliverables were met...We will continue to do quite a bit of work with them."– President, Real Estate Startup

  • 12
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Angry Nerds is a software development house based on Wroclaw, Poland. Established in 2015, they have more than 60 employees who provide app development services for global clients consisting mostly of small and mid-market firms. Their services include custom software development, web development, and mobile development for Android and iOS. They also offer staff augmentation.

    Clients
    Epaka
    Pasibus
    CheckoutSmart
    Notable Project

    Angry Nerds developed a mobile application for an educational materials company in Poland. They were provided with over 300 templates, animations, and UI/UX elements, and combined them into a functional platform that met the clients' specifications. The app received 1500 downloads soon after launch, as well as over 100 5-star ratings.

    "We were impressed by the experience and solutions provided by their team. Their valuable tips and ideas made the project smooth and efficient." — CEO, Educational Materials Firm

  • 13
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Idea Theorem is a Toronto-based UX/UI design and development agency. Founded in 2016, the team of 5 specializes in UX/UI design. They work with small businesses, midmarket businesses, and enterprises, focusing on financial services, business services, and consumer products and services.  

    Clients
    Designer’s Den
    Kibii
    Public School Portal
    SportsBrandingCo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Idea Theorem worked on a cost management dashboard and workflow for an energy company. They updated a cost management system to expedite internal workflows and created a dashboard in a series of research, design, and prototyping stages. The client appreciated their cost management and clear communication.

    “The new workflow and dashboard reduced the time and effort needed to collect cross-departmental information and follow up with resources. The updated process was seamless, user-friendly, and transparent. Furthermore, Idea Theorem’s collaborative approach kept costs manageable during each stage.” – Costing Engineer, Energy Company

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Whitecap Canada is a custom software solutions provider based in Toronto. The company, founded in 1997, has over 40 employees who provide custom software development, mobile app development, e-commerce development, and enterprise app modernization services to education, government, and IT institutions.

    Clients
    Woodine Entertainment Group
    Drone Delivery Canada
    Canadian Cancer Society
    Habitat for Humanity
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Whitecap was hired by a Real Estate CRM Company to help design, architect, and program a CRM solution for the Company's realtors. From their work, the Company became one of the top real estate  CRMs in North America. 

    "[The CRM solution is] still as easy to use today as it was then, though, just with more automation and functionality." - Co-Founder and CRO, Real Estate CRM Company

  • 15
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2014, PATIO Interactive is a digital design and development company. Their team of around 12 employees is based in Toronto, with an additional office in Ontario. They focus on market strategy, UX design, and custom software development services.

    Clients
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Ernst and Young
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The team worked with a brewing company to create engaging packaging for new products along with a behind-the-scenes 360 video to immerse buyers in the creation of the product. Their strategic ideas have become creative assets for the partner.

  • 16
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2011, Guarana Technologies is a mobile agency headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with additional offices in Montreal, Canada, and Parque Campolin, Brazil. Guarana Technologies has around 20 employees who focus on mobile app development, UX/UI design, and IoT development.

    Clients
    CorporateStays.com
    AirLiquide
    Innovation Diagnostics
    HappyFlat
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A fitness startup hired Guarana Technologies to design and develop a personal fitness app for travelers. Guarana Technologies created an app that suggests customized workouts based on user data, preferences, and access to equipment. The client appreciated Guarana Technologies' ability to educate their team.

    "We haven't started large-scale marketing, but we're still averaging 100 downloads per week after 4 weeks." - Product Manager, Fitness Startup

  • 17
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Pieoneers is a mobile app development company that was founded in 2009. The company is located in Vancouver, Canada where its team of 10 works on mobile app development, web development, web design, and UX/UI design for primarily small businesses. 

    Clients
    Bildlist
    Gamesheet
    Workrise
    Database of Religious History
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A finance startup was defining its brand by creating its online presence. Pieoneers helped the client come up with the identity and then designed and developed a mobile web-based application that integrates the aspects of the new branding and syncs the company across all media.

    "We highly recommend Pieoneers as a team of friendly and highly skilled developers, designers, and product professionals. They can help fulfill any complex technological need, assist on product strategies and user experience." –Founder, Finance Startup

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Majestic is a digital marketing firm based in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 2008, their team of around 24 employees provides web design, UX, and web development services.

    Clients
    PepsiCo
    Weston Foods
    Scotiabank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Working with a large-scale bank, Majestic was responsible for creating engaging, branded websites for consumer contests. Their work exceeded goals and benchmark while staying aligned with the established brand look and feel.

    "They’re diligent in reminding us when we need to provide collateral or feedback."

     

  • 19
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Burlington Canada

    Monk 72 is a design agency based in Burlington, Canada, and founded in 2020. Their team of more than two offers UX/UI, web, and graphic design solutions to small and mid-market firms in the fields of consumer products, healthcare, and IT solutions.

    Clients
    Brisk It Labs
    ASP Security Services
    Airfield Access Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Monk 72 provided development solutions for a property management company. The company’s hosting service went out of business and needed a new solutions provider. Monk 72 has provided substantial assistance for the company for several years.

    “We’re very happy.” - Property Manager, Property Management Company

  • 20
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Sidekick Interactive is a digital agency located in Montreal, Canada. Since 2011, their team of 12 has been specializing in UX/UI design, mobile app development, and cloud consulting & SI. Sidekick Interactive works with clients in the world of business and non-profit. 

    Clients
    Saint John Walking Tours
    iBrace
    VOME
    Green Circuits
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sidekick Interactive is developing an iOS mobile app to help a healthcare clinic with appointment management and client interaction. They just completed phase one, which consisted of five sprints.

    “They delivered what they said they would on time.”

  • 21
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Antenna Consulting Ltd. is a market research company based in Vancouver, Canada. They provide a mix of UI/UX design, digital strategy, and product design expertise. They were founded in 2015, and the team has fewer than 50 employees.

     

    Clients
    ThoughtExchange
    Hexagon Mining
    Deloitte
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Antenna Consulting Ltd. developed an in-depth software program for their digital mining client. They designed the product based on their client’s need for a complex product that would be compatible with existing IT infrastructure. They delivered wireframes and UI/UX designs which served as a strong foundation for future development. 

    "We wanted to progress quickly, and the consultants learned the complex mining industry and our software in very little time. Antenna Consulting was incredibly adept at accommodating conflicting customer requirements and building functional workflows." – Project Manager, Digital Mining Company

  • 22
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Udelop is a design agency based out of Toronto founded in 2020. With a team of fewer than 10 employees, they offer branding and UX/UI design to small and medium-sized businesses. 

    Clients
    Sweeten
    Femmia
    Hexa Living
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Udelop helped a beauty startup with boosting its user engagement and sales. They specifically developed a website, handled UX/UI design, and provided maintenance, effectively resulting in an increase in website visits and sales, much to the client's satisfaction. 

    "Easy to communicate and fast team." – Founder, Beauty Startup

  • 23
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    ONYX is a UX/UI design firm based in Mumbai, India. Their team of fewer than 10 serves primarily small and midmarket businesses across industries such as financial services, IT, e-commerce, and business services. They were founded in 2018.

    Clients
    Walmart
    NSF
    Pepperfry
    Accenture
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ONYX provided outsourced UX/UI design services to a digital marketer's nutritionist client. The team worked to revamp the website in order to improve lead generation and conversion. Their efforts accomplished the goals of the project. 

    "As the digital marketer for this client, I keep track of this web portal for more than last 14 months before the redesign was done. After the redesign, within 4 months, the number of visitors was almost three times, the inquiries for slimming program got almost doubled from the website's contact form by two times." — Founder, Digital Marketer

  • 24
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    TechCare UX Studio, founded in 2013, is a design studio headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with additional locations in Edmonton, Canada, and Raleigh, N.C. The company’s 11 people solely provide UX/UI design services. They work with enterprise, midmarket, and small businesses. The businesses they work with are in a variety of industries including GPS, navigation & GIS, health care & medical, and arts, entertainment & music.
     

    Clients
    Transfer-To
    Stakhaus Media LLC
    Pepsi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TechCare UX Studio did UI/UX app design for a software company. The client wanted to develop a mobile app that would be an interactive experience for users. TechCare UX Studio had meetings and discussions with the client’s team, and developed iterations before creating a final UI/UX design. The client felt that the company worked efficiently.

    “We thought UI/UX design and development would take around three weeks, but TechCare Design Studio executed this project in just nine days. They put in extra effort and made wonderful progress.”

    — HR Manager & Organizational Developer, Software Company
     

  • 25
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada
    Orizon Design, an UX company, was launched in 2017. The agency offers ux/ui design, product design, web design, branding, and more and has a small team. The agency is based in Montréal, Canada.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Orizon Design provides space utilization application design services for a large telecommunications provider. The team works on everything from evaluating interface approaches to executing development.

    “The team is able to read between the lines and come back with designs that are simple and useful.”

  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Paper Leaf is a freelance product developer based in Edmonton, Canada. The freelancer specializes in web design and development, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and more for small businesses. 

    Clients
    CAA
    Seven Mechanical
    Dogwood
    Covenant Health
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Paper Leaf moved content from four websites onto one WordPress platform for a government agency. The migration took around 6 months to complete. They continue to work on improvements and security. 

    "We look at our site's functionalities and the pages users visit to measure the site’s success, and both metrics have improved since we launched the new site." – Marketing Consultant, Government Agency

  • 27
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Quantum Mob is a software development company based in Toronto, Ontario, that was founded in 2016. With a team of around 15 employees, Quantum Mob provides web development, custom software development, and mobile app development services.

    Clients
    University of Toronto
    Glocalspace
    Temagami Systems
    AMD
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Quantum Mob was hired by a cabinetry supplier in need of web development and cross-platform integration services. Quantum Mob developed a new website using HTML, CSS, and PHP. The new website also featured an e-commerce functionality using Shopify APIs. The client appreciated that the new website loaded faster, was more user friendly, and drover higher conversion rates.

    "The efficient page loads, new designs, and improved user flow increased conversions from 3% to 4%. This increase was sustained on a weekly basis and is continuing to grow." - Digital Project Manager, Cabinetry Supplier

  • 28
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London Canada

    Res.im is a digital design company based in London, Canada, and founded in 2006. Their team of 7 employees specialize in UX/UI design, product design, and web design for clients in the business services, education, and retail industries. 

    Clients
    Mealthy
    Startech.com
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Res.im created an app for a job search startup. They designed a prototype of the app and performed user testing to fix and identify problem areas before the app went live. The client reported that the app has won several contests and that they have received positive feedback from users.  

    “They really listened to what we wanted, and they brought our vision to life … The partnership was awesome; they were very supportive.” – Co-Founder, Job Search Startup
     

  • 29
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Hppy Hour Digital is a design agency based in Toronto with more than 10 professionals. They have offered web, UX/UI, and product design solutions since their founding in 2016. They work primarily with mid-market firms in the fields of financial services, consumer products, and more.

    Clients
    RBC
    TD
    Nissan
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hppy Hour Digital developed and designed a web solution for a marketing and advertising firm. The firm needed a partner to work alongside one of their client’s projects. The firm is satisfied with the punctuality of Hppy Hour Digital.

    “Their project management was really good. They kept us very organized because they were organized.” - Group Director, Marketing and Advertising Firm

  • 30
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Therefore is a digital agency that is located in Toronto. Founded in 2003, Therefore's team of 20 employees has nearly two decades of experience in Drupal based web development. The firm also offers UI/UX design and digital strategy services to its clients. The firm primarily works with mid-market sized clients from the entertainment, financial services, and government industries.  

    Clients
    National Gallery of Canada
    University of Toronto
    Generali
    Tarion Corporation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Therefore built a framework and CRM for multiple websites. They then migrated the system to a Drupal-based site. The client, a public sector union, was impressed with Therefore's transparency and project management skills.

    "The project manager certainly kept the project on track and allowed us to participate in their morning stand up meetings on a daily basis. Generally, when working with a project manager or client service specialist, all the interaction is done through that person. However, we had a level of comfort that allowed us to work directly with the developers as well – which really helped. "  —Communication Specialist, Public Sector Unit 

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