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To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top digital design agencies in Washington DC. 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 Washington DC Digital Designers

  • 1
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    This small Washington D.C. company, which has fewer than 10 employees, is purely focused on UX/UI design. Brave UX is a full-service user experience agency, and the company - founded in 2014 - both designs and builds complex application interfaces. The team offers services across the entire spectrum of user experience, including concepting, branding, front-end development, and user research. 

    Clients
    Royal Caribbean
    &pizza
    AOL
    Discovery
    Notable Project

    An advertising platform partnered with Brave in order to create an updated user experience. Through engagement research and a series of wireframes, Brave produced a high-fidelity redesign that the advertising platform used as their new UI.

    "[Brave UX was] exceptional. Their professionalism and industry knowledge blew us away. Their project management was great and everything was on time. There weren’t any discussions that took place around scope creeps or things like that." - CSO, Advertising Platform

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Teal Media is a full-service creative agency that was founded in 2008. With offices in Washington, DC and Royal Oak, MI, Teal Media, and its team of 10 employees, is skilled in web and UI/UX design, branding, and web development. They primarily serve nonprofits and advocacy organizations.

    Clients
    TaxMarch.org
    Everytown for Gun Safety
    Joyful Heart Foundation
    ICRW
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Teal Media was tasked with helping a justice nonprofit revamp its website to make it more professional. Teal Media approached the website redesign by outlining 6 phases – from research and discovery to content infrastructure to user experience mapping and wireframing to content management system (CMS) setup.

    "They are incredibly easy to work with. They create clear lines of authority. Everything was delivered on time and within our budget." – Co-Founder and Co-Director, Justice Nonprofit 

  • 3
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    Interactive Strategies is a full service digital agency located in Washington, D.C. Founded in 2001, Interactive Strategies has grown to a 50-person, Webby-nominated firm that provides web design, web development, and email marketing services. Over the years, they have partnered with some of the largest associations, nonprofit and B2B organizations in the country, including the American Red Cross, NAACP, and ACOG to achieve their digital goals.

    Clients
    Ford
    DuPont
    Accenture
    Bacardi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Working with a large government administration agency, Interactive Strategies was tasked with orchestrating a marketing strategy review, working on multiple websites, and leading all of the agency's marketing campaigns. As a result of Interactive Strategies' diligence and project management skills, the client completely shifted the way it marketed itself.

    "From our perspective, Interactive Strategies has gone way above and beyond the call of duty to support our needs." – Senior VP, Government Administration Agency

  • 4
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vienna VA

    Mobomo is a 50+ web and mobile app design and development agency based in Vienna, VA with an office in Denver, CO. Since their startup in 2009, the team has helped to create functional and outstanding UI/UX with a responsive backend for businesses of all sizes.

    Clients
    ADP
    Gallup
    NASA
    US Navy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mobomo redeveloped the website for a government agency, making it more user and mobile-friendly and responsive. This custom configuration, integration, and design drew praise from users and resulted in increased web traffic. Their expertise and professionalism were well-noted by the client.

    “We’ve been blown away...by the quality of code their developers are capable of delivering.” – Acting Director, Government Agency

  • 5
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Alexandria VA

    Grafik Marketing Communications is a branding and marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va. Founded in 1978, with a team of more than 300 employees, they specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Carfax
    U.S. Census Bureau
    Honda
    WTOP
    Notable Project

    Grafik Marketing Communications completely remade and redesigned the website of a homebuilding firm to modernize its branding and to highlight their new homes division. They built a new website, incorporated unique themes for each section of the site, and used SEO best practices to drive traffic. The client appreciated the modern feel and easy navigation of the new site, and appreciated that it still showed that their company is a long standing member of the community. 

    “Everything they designed is an improvement upon the old site. People look at us differently, and recognize us as a stable company in our area. The site shows both our longevity and our local presence in the right way.” – VP of Marketing, Homebuilding Firm

  • 6
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Washington DC

    Studio Center is a marketing firm headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, with offices in Richmond, VA, New York, NY, Washington, DC. Founded in 1966, Studio Center's team of almost 200 employees has over 50 years of experience in video production, print design, and web design. 

    Clients
    Chipotle
    Disney
    McDonalds
    Industries
  • 7
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    Forum One is a full-service digital design firm that was founded in 1997. The company has more than 100 employees in Alexandria, Va., Washington, D.C., and Seattle. Forum One offers web design, UX/UI design, web development, branding, and other digital services for mainly nonprofits and government agencies.

    Clients
    Smithsonian Institution
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    World Wildlife Fund
    Peace Corps
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A museum was preparing for its opening and only had a simple website. Forum One built a robust Drupal 7 website that incorporated important educational and search features. Forum One continues to maintain the website and incorporates events happening at the museum.

    "We’re pleased with their work, and our audience has responded positively to the functionality, design, and usability ... They’re a very talented group and open to collaboration. We will continue our relationship with them and continue to improve upon it." - Chief Digital Officer, Museum

  • 8
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Alexandria VA

    Hero Labs is a product design firm based in New York with over 10 experts. Since their founding in 2017, they have provided UX/UI design, web design, and logo services for small and mid-market businesses that work in the fields of consumer products and e-commerce.

    Clients
    For the Win (FTW)
    Dandy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hero Labs provided web, design, and branding services for a dental technology firm. The firm needed a website after launching their business to gain a presence online. Hero Labs was able to create platforms that the firm previously didn’t have.

    “They will work long hours over the weekend to get something done by Monday if necessary.” - Co-Founder, Dental Technology Firm

  • 9
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Lounge Lizard has 23 years of experience in website design and development, digital marketing, social media, SEO, and mobile app development. Lounge Lizard's team works to drive leads and produces design and branding for clients across industries and around the world since 1998. Lounge Lizard has offices in NYC, Long Island, Nashville, Washington DC, and Los Angeles.

    Clients
    A+E Networks
    HONEYWELL
    CANON
    DISNEY
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A candle company went to Lounge Lizard for a more modern, user-friendly, and sleek website. Lounge Lizard redesigned the site from top to bottom and audited the site for SEO performance. The client says that users love the graphics and functionality.

    “If one of my team members finds they need something, Lounge Lizard addresses it immediately. Their response has been spot on.” – E-Commerce Specialist, Candle Company

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Social Driver is a digital agency founded in 2011 with a team of over 10 members. Based in Washington, DC, they offer web design, social media marketing, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in the fields of health care and nonprofit, among others.

    Clients
    Elizabeth Dole Foundation
    Goodwill Industries International
    Honda North America
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Social Driver designed and launched a website for a nonprofit organization. Social Driver worked closely with the organization throughout the project, constantly guiding them during the process. The website has received positive feedback from the community.

    “They have a very effective in-house approach to project management, which guided us very well through the process of launching the website.” - Former Director of Communications, Nonprofit Organization

  • 11
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    Blue Water is a full-service digital agency located in Greenbelt, Md., with offices in San Francisco and New York. With over 30 people on the team, the agency works with various companies that need help with marketing solutions, software development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Marriott
    Audi
    World Bank
    Goodwill Industries
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Water was hired in 2013 to provide web development services for a New York accounting firm, including user experience and web design. Since then, they also have assisted the firm with site updates and product management.

    “The talent that Blue Water has on the design side of the house is their specialty.” – Manager, Accounting Firm

  • 12
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Alexandria VA

    Yes& Marketing Agency is a performance-driven marketing agency from Alexandria, Va. right outside Washington, DC. It was founded in 2017 and has grown to a team of 31 employees. Yes& Marketing Agency provides services like web design, marketing strategy, branding, UX/UI design, and social media marketing.

    Clients
    United Bank
    Department of Transportation
    Choice Hotels
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A financial services firm needed to update its online presence, starting with its website. Yes& Marketing Agency redesigned the website to improve navigation, redesigned the UX. They refashioned the platform for SEO and added new features like user customization.

    "From a content exercise, our publications page entered the top 10 pages for the first time last month. Prior to that, the page was only in the top 100. In addition, total monthly site page views increased 10% to 80,000 and the bounce rate decreased from 40% to 35%." – Senior Digital Strategist, Financial Services Firm

  • 13
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Alexandria VA

    NJI Media is an interactive agency that was founded in 2007. Located in Alexandria, Va., NJI Media's team of around 30 focuses on web design, web development, and branding, particularly for midmarket and small business clients in the business services, consumer products, and government services sectors.

    Clients
    Facebook
    CSPAN
    Hilton Worldwide
    Institute for Energy Research
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A steel company wanted to redesign its website from scratch. NJI Media built a new website on Drupal, including a design refresh, new navigation architecture, and new functionalities such as video capabilities. NJI Media also ensured that the new website was responsive on mobile devices. The client received positive feedback from their customers following the new website's launch.

    "NJI Media provided a solution that resulted in almost no customer questions, complaints, or concerns."- Chief Communications Officer, Steel Company

  • 14
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ellicott City MD

    Centretek is a full-service IT and digital marketing company based in an Ellicott City, Md. They have about 45 employees that have developed websites and mobile apps since 2001. They focus on Drupal development and UX/UI design for the healthcare, non-profit, and education industries.

    Clients
    Inova
    State of Maryland
    Stanley Black &;Decker
    Corvias
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Centretek conducted a comprehensive Drupal website redesign for a collegiate medical center as part of an over $200,000 engagement. Working within brand guidelines, they collaborated on wireframes. They spearheaded the entire frontend build and hosted the backend on Rackspace. Since launching the new platform, conversions have notably increased, yielding more appointment bookings regularly.

    "Centretek really cares about their relationships with their clients. They take accountability seriously, which gives us a great sense of confidence." -Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, University Medical Center

  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Kensington MD

    Xtreme Websites is a web and online marketing agency based in Kensington, MD. Founded in 2010, Xtreme Websites' team of 5 employees specializes in web design, SEO, digital strategy, and graphic design. 

    Clients
    Fun Lifestyle Vacations
    Classic Custom Uniforms
    Hispanic;Chamber of Commerce
    Chicago Fire & Cop Shop
    Notable Project

    Xtreme Websites was tasked with helping a gift shop redesign its website. Xtreme Websites completely redesigned the old website and featured social media integration and SEO. The client's site has increased in rank and the gift shop is very happy with the new website created by Xtreme Websites. 

    "I like the overall package of the frontend and backend, the user-friendliness of their website, and ease of use. The whole process and everything together have been remarkable." – Owner,Gift Shop 

  • 16
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sterling VA

    Plethora Design is a Drupal-based web design firm located in Sterling, VA. Plethora Design's small team of 3 employees has been specializing in web design, web development, and SEO since the firm's founding in 2003.

    Clients
    USAID
    NIKE
    Google
    Yahoo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Plethora Design was tasked with redeveloping a nonprofit trade organization's web presence. Plethora Design worked on back-end improvements, updated the organization's backend, and integrated with a new CRM system. Plethora Design's website helped increase web traffic and made functions such as content control easier for the client. The client was impressed with the team at Plethora Design's timeliness and organization. 

    "Solutions are always delivered within the specified timeframe. They’ve surprised the heck out of us by how quickly they can work on some things. " – IT & Web Development Manager, Trade Nonprofit 

  • 17
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Jake Group is a full-service digital communications firm that offers web design, web development, and branding assistance to professional services and non-profit organizations across the country. Based in Washington, DC, Jake Group has a small team of around 15 employees that was founded as a web design studio, but has since expanded its capabilities to include all aspects of creative and digital marketing.

    Clients
    Shakespeare Theatre Company
    The Aspen Institute
    The Kennedy Center
    Platinum Equity
    Notable Project

    Working with an executive search firm that had a relatively modest online dynamic, Jake Group revamped the client's marketing, branding, and logo presence through its web design services. Thanks to a high level of technical expertise, combined with intuitive marketing and business minds, Jake Group created a website that was billed as clear, provocative, and representative of the client's experience.

    “[Jake Group] has a very high level of technical expertise. They know all the marketing strategies, but they also have very effective business minds. This allows them to translate our business objectives into something marketable.”  – Owner, Executive Search Firm

  • 18
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Unleashed Technologies is a full service digital agency founded in 2007 and located in Columbia, MD. The agency has around 40 employees who are experts in web development, mobile app development, and web design.

    Clients
    Supernus Pharmaceuticals
    The United States Army
    American Marketing Association
    Sandy Spring Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Unleashed Technologies created a new website for a CPA society. They used Drupal 8 to build a new site, which included the client’s association management system, specific education vendors, and custom design work. The client was happy with the new site and said that it had received praise from others in their industry. 

    “Hands down, they’re the best vendor I’ve ever worked with. I appreciate their planning, rigor, and transparency.” – Director of Technology, CPA Society
     

  • 19
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

     nclud is an interactive agency that was founded in 1998. From headquarters in Washington, D.C., the team of about 17 serves clients from a range of industries. nclud provides web development, web design, UX/UI, digital strategy, and branding services. 

    Clients
    Apple
    Google
    Amazon
    NASDAQ
    Notable Project

    nclud designed and developed a WordPress website from scratch to aggregate information for a scholarly organization's audience. They built functionalities that let both users and administrators share and upload content. Post-launch, nclud helped with marketing and created an online game to make visitors more aware of the organization's mission. The site was user-friendly and more streamlined than its predecessors. 

    "This was one of the first sites we’d built, so it was completely new for us. They had the project management experience in order to guide us to where we needed to go, and make sure we were as successful as possible." – Employee, Nonprofit Organization 

     

  • 20
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Arlington VA

    Power Digital is a digital marketing agency based in San Diego with an office in New York. The agency, founded in 2012, has more than 300 employees and provides content marketing, email marketing, PPC, SEO, social media marketing, web design, and PR services. Power Digital serves mid-market and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, advertising & marketing, business services, and retail industries. 

    Clients
    P&G
    Dropbox
    Beyond Meat
    Daily Harvest
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An investment management firm hired Power Digital to help them gain an understanding of their customer demand potential and have an analysis of the dynamics of their competition. To achieve these goals, Power Digital did a full audit of paid search, social media, landing pages, SEO, analytics, and PR. They completed the project and provided the firm with the outcome of the audit which was exactly what they needed to move forward.

    "Overall, the team is very well and appropriately staffed and have a consistent project management and communication structure." - CEO, Investment Management Firm

  • 21
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Falls Church VA

    Digital agency Viget has a team of more than 70 employees, spread across 3 offices in the U.S. – Falls Church, Va., Durham, N.C., and Boulder, Colo. Founded in 1999, Viget provides web development, digital strategy, and web, UI/UX, and print design services business clients of all sizes and across industries.

    Clients
    ESPN
    Dick's Sporting Goods
    Chronicle of Higher Education
    World Wildlife Fund
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Viget created an e-commerce platform using Ruby on Rails for an identification company. Along with managing the project, Viget contributed to the user experience design, wireframing, and front- and back-end development of the platform. The client was impressed that Viget completed the product in 9-months.

    "Viget is very good at putting the right team together for their client. Their project managers were able to work with us to determine exactly what we wanted to build because we hadn’t defined everything on our end [when the project started]." – Former VP of Product Development, Identification Company

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Gaithersburg MD

    Boost Labs is a data-focused technology firm based in Gaithersburg, Md. Founded in 2009, this company has 12 employees. Services provided by Boost Labs include big data consulting, custom software development, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    Cisco
    TrueCar
    GE
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Boost Labs provided mockup design services for a media company. They made use of Balsamiq and Adobe Creative Cloud to create the mockup of an app for a social media platform. They then developed the first version of the platform based on client feedback. The client was able to attract an investor during the working process with Boost Labs.

    "We were able to capitalize on an opportunity with an investor that presented itself very suddenly right in the middle of the creation process." - CEO, Media Company

  • 23
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    UpTrending is a digital agency founded in 2008. Based in San Francisco, with an office in Westlake  Villiage, Calif., the team of 24 specializes in web design, web development and marketing strategy. 

    Clients
    Trifacta
    CloudFlare
    SumoLogic
    Snowflake
    Industries
    Notable Project

    UpTrending designed and developed a WordPress site for a technology company that helps service providers protect their networks and eliminate outages. Design work included a new logo. Overall, the client was impressed with the team's work. 

    "The design they came up with is very clean and contemporary. It demonstrates cutting-edge visuals. Everything was really good." — CEO, Technology Firm 
     

     

  • 25
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vienna VA

    Borenstein Group, Inc. is an integrated strategic marketing communications agency based near Washington DC in Fairfax, Va. Founded in 1995, Borenstein Group, Inc. has around 10 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and social media marketing.

    Clients
    Pixia
    ADT
    Adobe
    Boeing
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Borenstein Group, Inc. worked with a government contracting agency seeking assistance with rebranding its online presence. In addition to providing a new branding strategy, Borenstein Group, Inc. designed a new website and oversaw the client's social media accounts. The client appreciated that Borenstein Group, Inc. brought past experience with their industry to the project.

    "We were assigned a project manager, who I spoke with either every day or every other day. We were on a tight schedule, so we were constantly engaged with each other." – Marketing Manager, Government Contracting Agency 

  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    agencyQ is a digital engagement company based in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1999, they have about 29 employees that do web design, web development, and digital strategy. The firm mainly works with large and mid-market sized clients, but they also have smaller clients.

    Clients
    Space Telescope Science Institute
    National Cherry Blossom Festival
    Department of Energy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    agencyQ partnered with a nonprofit to develop a new member portal for the organization. agencyQ used a REST API microservice to optimize member verification. They also developed a comprehensive portal by creating iFrames that led into a database. agencyQ's honesty and clarity were impressive. 

    "They’ve also been really good about explaining things, and they’re honest with us instead of trying to make a profit." – Assistant Director of Membership Benefits, Non-Profit 

  • 27
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    McLean VA

    Cartisien Interactive is a product design company based in Tysons, Va. Founded in 2008, the team of less than 10 specializes in web design, web development and product design.

    Clients
    eBay
    Reddit
    Sony
    Miramax
    Notable Project

    Cartisien Interactive worked on a quoting platform for an electronics manufacturing company. They designed a marketing website and developed a corresponding quoting platform. The client was happy with the revenue growth that resulted from the project.

    “We experienced tenfold revenue growth, which the quoting platform design successfully supported.” – Co-Founder, Electronics Manufacturing Company

  • 28
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Alexandria VA

    Silverback Strategies is a performance marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va., with an office in Philadelphia. Founded in 2007, their team of about 40 employees provides services to mid-market and enterprise businesses. They specialize in PPC, SEO, social media marketing, and performance marketing services.

    Clients
    Mattress Warehouse
    Strayer University
    Discovery Education
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Silverback Strategies worked with an identity theft protection service to implement an SEO strategy. This strategy improved the client's keywords and content usage, elevating them in the search engine ranks. Silverback also assisted with Google Analytics and AdWords, and currently works on the client's social media marketing campaigns.

    "Once we implemented their recommendations, we started seeing better organic results and traffic." – Former Director of Marketing, Identity Theft Protection Service

  • 29
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Washington DC

    Founded in 2000, AgileEngine is a software development firm based in McLean, Va with offices in Kiev, Washington, DC, and Beunos Aires. They have more than 200 employees and offer custom software development, app development, and UX/UI design for midmarket clients. 

    Clients
    Knocki
    StreetCount
    Cardology
    Bleacher Report
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A crowdfunded IoT and software startup hired AgileEngine to augment its development staff and write back-end code for a device they had built. AgileEngine built the framework for the device and the accompanying application and developed front-end mobile app that connects to the device. The startup credits AgileEngine's development team with their ability to meet internal goals and deliver a product in a timely manner.

    "I’ve worked with remote teams in the past. AgileEngine stands out for the quality of their talent. They have a phenomenal process for ensuring they onboard the best of the best, which they succeed in doing." – CEO, IoT and Software Startup

  • 30
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Columbia MD

    RevLocal, a digital strategy company, is headquartered in Granville, Ohio; Moorpark, California; Simpsonville, South Carolina and Austin, Texas. The midsize firm was established in 2010. Their team specializes in digital strategy, pay per click, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    RevLocal provided web optimization services for a custom PC company. The team continues to monitor the client's website and its growing local search marketing, brand awareness, and client base.

    "Honestly, we appreciate how open and professional they are."

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