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Top 100 Design Agencies in Chicago

December 2022

Looking for a top design consultant in Chicago?

You need your design to be clear and reflective of your brand, and of course, of high aesthetic quality.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top design agencies in Chicago. 

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List of the Best Chicago Design Companies

  • 121
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Established in 2019, TopOut Group is a small pay per click agency headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Their services include pay per click, search engine optimization, content marketing, web design, and more.

    Clients

    • AskVet
    • Cognetics Group
    • Wallace Farms

    Industries

    Notable Project

    TopOut Group handles the e-commerce development needs of a business consulting company. The team helps in resolving technical issues on the client's Woocommerce platform. 

    "TopOut Group knows what their expertise is, and they confidently mean it when they said they can deliver."

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  • 122
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Oak Brook, IL

    KeyLimeTie is a full-service design, development, and digital strategy agency. Their team of 20+ is based in Chicago, IL. KeyLimeTie provides content management, e-commerce, and custom application solutions. They also run social media campaigns and offer reputation management. Their clients include companies of all sizes in the information technology and advertising industries.

    Clients

    • AAA – Auto Club Group
    • Allstate Insurance
    • Kellogg’s
    • Tyson

    Industries

    Notable Project

    KeyLimeTie created a dual-platform video streaming mobile app. They provided full design services for the project.

    "KeyLimeTie provided outstanding service and creativity all throughout the development process."

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  • 123
    • $5,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    ZS Associates, an user experience agency, was founded in 1983. Their large team is based in Chicago, Illinois; New York, New York; London, United Kingdom and Singapore, Singapore. The agency specializes in ux/ui design, cloud consulting & SI, graphic design, mobile & app marketing, and more.

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  • 124
    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Dialogue Theory is a small website development firm. They focus on web development, web design, ux/ui design, digital strategy, and more and were established in 2014. The firm is located in Chicago, Illinois.

    Clients

    • GE Renewable Energy
    • Prevent Child Abuse America
    • UnidosUS
    • American Clean Power Association

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Dialogue Theory developed a new WordPress website for a child advocacy nonprofit. They carefully listened to the client's needs and delivered an updated site with an interactive contact feature. 

    "The term one-stop-shop gets bandied about, but that’s what Dialogue Theory truly is." 

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  • 125
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Evanston, IL

    Origin, LLC is a full-service marketing communications agency headquartered in Evanston, Illinois. Established in 2005, they have around 10 employees that specialize in web design, branding, graphic design, SEO, PPC, media planning and buying, and logo creation.

    Clients

    • Graphic Solutions Group
    • Anderson Pest Solutions
    • Mather LifeWays
    • Lakland Guitars

    Notable Project

    Origin spearheaded a rebranding and marketing strategy to encompass new audiences and cultivate regular cash flow. Their deliverables included logo design, telephone directory postings, and TV and radio ads.

    “Their integrity and willingness to think critically about a project separates them from other agencies.”

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  • 126
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    HelpBot is a small digital strategy company founded in 2013. Their team provides digital strategy, social media marketing, content marketing, search engine optimization, and more. The firm is in Chicago, Illinois.

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  • 127
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    MA team Marketing Agency is a marketing firm based in Chicago with more than two professionals. Since 2016, they have offered social media marketing, web design, and graphic design solutions for clients in the fields of arts, business services, and consumer products.

    Clients

    • Brongus
    • BIA Group
    • Digitel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    MA team Marketing Agency provided web-based design and development along with consulting on how to track website traffic. 

    "They were easy-going, friendly, and affordable."

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  • 128
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $250,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Rightpoint, headquartered in Chicago, is a web and mobile app development firm. Founded in 2007, their team of about 450 employees services midmarket and enterprise clients across industries such as consumer products and services, IT, and retail. They also offer UX design services.

    Clients

    • Macy's
    • B&H Photo
    • Care.com
    • Rue La La

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Rightpoint redesigned and developed a web and mobile commerce experience that integrates with Oracle NetSuite ERP. Its features include 360-degree product videos, recommendations, and a finder wizard.

    "Their designs have been excellent; they completely transformed our website layout and functionality."

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  • 129
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Theydo is a design studio headquartered in Chicago. The company has less than 10 people, and they specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and web design. 
     

    Clients

    • Tickety
    • Interaction Studio
    • Woders

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Theydo designed a fitness tracking mobile app for iOS. They enabled reporting and analytics features and integrated the app with Instagram so that users can share their fitness progress. Their work is ongoing.

    “They’re able to provide quality design very quickly, which not all agencies can do.”

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  • 130
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Creature Design Studio is a design firm based in Chicago and founded in 2019. With over two experts, they offer web design, digital strategy, and UX/UI design solutions for small and mid-market agencies alike.

    Clients

    • Skyline Design

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An architectural glass manufacturer hired Creature Design Studio to revamp their website. They were in charge of developing the site's pages, forms, and search functions. 

    "Our product is not the easiest to digest, but they were able to understand and provided great solutions."

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  • 131
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    a5 is a branding and digital consultancy with a team of 15 employees. Founded in 2001, their office is located in Chicago. Their services are focused on branding and web design.

    Clients

    • Johns Hopkins
    • Chicago Park District
    • Northbrook Park District
    • Illinois Park & Recreation Association

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A community organization wanted to analyze the name and brand of the golf course. They engaged with a5 Branding & Digital to collect input from stakeholder groups and develop a new brand.

    "Working with the talented team at a5 was a fantastic experience."

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  • 132
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chicago, IL
    Branding company Design Alligators was established in 2010. Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, their small team specializes in branding, web design, graphic design, logo, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Design Alligators built an e-commerce website for a jacket company. The team initially had a discovery meeting with the client to determine their needs. From there, five people worked on building the website.

    "Their work is excellent if not perfect."

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  • 133
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Located in Chicago, Illinois, Praella is an e-commerce development company. Founded in 2018, the midsize team focuses on e-commerce development, ERP consulting and SI, conversion optimization, custom software development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A fragrance company was looking to build their own website to cater directly to their customers, so they engaged with Praella to develop a Shopify website and manage the platform's front- and backend.

    "No task is too difficult for Praella and they go above and beyond just to provide us with what we need."

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  • 134
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Lombard, IL

    Blue Ink Web, a small graphic design company, is based in Villa Park, Illinois. The team offers graphic design, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and web design.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A pet services company hired Blue Ink Web to provide web development. Their efforts including SEO, the site's hosting, and the implementation of Venmo QR codes and Facebook communication channels, among other functions.

    "I don’t think there’s anything they can improve on — I’d recommend them to anyone."

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  • 135
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Nansen is a small IT managed services company. Established in 2007, the company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and London, United Kingdom. Their services include IT managed services, web development, e-commerce development, ux/ui design, and more.

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  • 136
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Conifer Research is a research and design agency that has been offering market research, UX/UI design, and business consulting services to their enterprise and mid-market clients in the consumer products, health care, and hospitality industries since 2001. Their team of 50 employees is based out of their office in Chicago.

    Clients

    • McDonalds
    • Sonos
    • PepsiCo
    • Samsung

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Conifer Research managed market research and exploration ahead of an expansion initiative for a sound company. They provided prototypes, reports with user insights, and video assets to explain the process.

    “They brought a high level of coordination and organization to the entire body of the work.”

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  • 137
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    PixelPeople is a branding firm based in Naperville, Ill. Founded in 2016, their team of 8 serves clients in the advertising and e-commerce sectors. Services include web design and development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    PixelPeople provided web design services for an SEO startup. They built a WordPress-based website and expanded it with new information. 

    "Easy to work with and always got back to me the same day."

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  • 138
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Westmont, IL

    Cerdonis Technologies LLC is an app development firm. Launched in 2015, the small company is headquartered in Westmont, Illinois and Onalaska, Wisconsin. Their services include mobile app development, ux/ui design, and web development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A social networking company has hired Cerdonis Technologies for their mobile app development needs. They have fixed the app's video connection by analyzing the source code and backend.

    "I am very impressed with how fast they understand a source code that a different developer wrote."

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  • 139
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Neon One, LLC is a midsize Chicago, Illinois-based web design company and business consulting company. They specialize in web design and business consulting and were founded in 2018.

    Notable Project

    Neon One, LLC provides database management services for an environmental nonprofit. They’ve imported the group’s data to their proprietary platform and configured their database and online transaction forms. 

    “They’ve tailored their services to what we want and what we envision in our database.”

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  • 140
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    SITE IT NOW is a web design and SEO company based in Chicago. They were founded in 2009 and have a team of over 10 employees. They provide web design, SEO, social media marketing, and web development services.  

    Clients

    • Bullitt Automotive
    • Arizona Tax Advisors
    • MBA House
    • Just For You Entertainments

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SITE IT NOW revamped the website of a construction company. To date, the team provides SEO efforts to help the client boost their search engine rankings.

    "The quality of work their team brought to our website, including the information layouts, is impressive."

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  • 141
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Muse Duran is a digital agency in Chicago. Founded in 2016, they have fewer than 5 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the automotive, business, and advertising sectors. Services include advertising, video production, and web design.

    Clients

    • Mitsubishi Motors North America
    • Biggers Mitsubishi
    • Drive at Home
    • Sellebs

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Muse Duran handles all advertising including social media campaigns, radio and TV commercials, graphics, and banners. They put together scripts and voice-overs for the commercials.

    "Their quality is top-notch like some of the bigger agencies, but they don’t have the price tag as the bigger ones."

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  • 142
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Got IT Digital is a digital firm headquartered in Chicago. The company has a team of 10 employees who specialize in SEO and web design, but also provide advertising, conversion optimization, and web development services. 
     

    Clients

    • Sara Lee Desserts
    • OppLoans
    • The Berghoff
    • National Center for Teacher Residencies

    Notable Project

    After a successful first project, Got IT Digital undertook several third-party web development projects, many for e-commerce or WordPress websites. The partnership has since formed into a long-standing relationship.

    “Got IT Digital is very hands-on and strives to give clients the best possible experience.”

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  • 143
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    SmarkLabs is a marketing and consulting agency located in Chicago. Since 2014, their team of 9 employees has specialized in content marketing, marketing strategy, video production, web design, and more, for primarily small businesses. 

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Smarklabs provides a variety of services for the client including sales development, lead generation, and HubSpot implementation which includes workflow and email functionality.

    "SmarkLabs is very reliable and conscientious about what they're doing. Everything they do drives great results."

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  • 144
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    TPH Global Solutions is a small packaging design company. The Chicago, Illinois-based firm was launched in 1965. Their team offers packaging design, contract manufacturing, logistics & supply chain consulting, and fulfillment.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    TPH Global Solutions developed an e-commerce website for a toy manufacturing company. The team was tasked with establishing Walmart's endcap and sidekick.

    "Their industry experience with all major retailers was impressive in the workflow."

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  • 145
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Bytecraft LLC is a creative technology company that was founded in 2016 in Chicago. The 9-person team offers web development, UX/UI design, and mobile app development.

    Clients

    • ReCreate Photohunt
    • Commit
    • Hawthorne Development Agency

    Notable Project

    Bytecraft LLC built the MVP of a mental health app to prepare for pilot tests with users. The app includes a tailored native survey, video hosting, one-click phone calls, and customizable interfaces.

    "Bytecraft LLC is great for startups on a tight budget that still want a highly professional project."

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  • 146
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    iSimplifyMe is a web design and digital marketing company located in Chicago. Founded in 2011, the company is comprised of fewer than 10 employees and specializes in web design, SEO, digital strategy, branding, graphic design, UX/UI design, PPC, social media marketing, email marketing, and content marketing.

    Clients

    • Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Clinic
    • Prescision Brain
    • Spine & Pain Centre

    Industries

    Notable Project

    iSimplifyme built a website for a mortgage company. They manage web platforms, assist marketing campaigns, oversee minor software projects, and provide a spectrum of other services.

    “Their work always feels unique and original. They bring a personal touch and tailor their services to our business.”

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  • 147
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Aptitude 8 is a RevOps Technology consulting firm based in Chicago. The firm, founded in 2020, has a team of more than ten that provides CRM consulting & SI, marketing strategy, web design & development, and BI & big data consulting & SI services to midmarket and small advertising & marketing and business services companies.   

    Clients

    • BenchPrep
    • The University of Chicago
    • Notion
    • UpCity

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Aptitude 8 was tasked by a cloud-based data operations and delivery firm to handle its BI and analytics. The team built full-production instances of Salesforce Lightning, Hubspot, Outreach.io, and more.

    "Aptitude 8 is unique since their EE's have actually worked in senior positions for revenue and sales operations."

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  • 148
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Hustlemore is a Chicago based marketing agency specializing in branding, digital strategy, and marketing strategy. They were founded in 2015 and have a team of 3 employees. They work with small business and midmarket clients in the consumer products, financial services, and healthcare industries. 

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Hustlemore increases a cryotherapy spa’s online presence through SEO services, marketing campaigns, web enhancements, and consistent branding. The team will assist with a full-scale site redesign in the future.

    "Hustlemore digs in deep and finds things that other companies don't."

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  • 149
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Digital Destination is a full-service internet market agency based in Chicago. The agency, founded in 2015, is a team of less than ten that provides advertising, social media marketing, SEO, PPC, and web design services to various companies.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Digital Destination provided PPC on Google, Yahoo, and Bing. 

    "Quote."

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  • 150
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    The Chicago-based Weinstein Organization is a full-service marketing and communications agency. Their 15 employees focus on large-scale campaigns for much larger firms, especially in the insurance and finance sectors. The Weinstein Organization uses a broad variety of marketing tools in their approach, from local flyers and direct marketing to television, social media, and mobile platforms.

    Clients

    • Insurance: Life
    • Health and Property & Casualty
    • Retail: Construction - Residential and Commercial
    • Consumer Services

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In a long-standing relationship, The Weinstein Organization has provided direct mail and email campaigns to grow program enrollment. The team has also offered TV advertising and social media marketing. 

    "When I give feedback, they're able to take my suggestion and cook it a little more."

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