List of the Best Chicago E-Commerce Development Firms

  • 1
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Liventus is an e-commerce company based in Northbrook, Ill., with additional locations in Chicago and Bengaluru, India. Founded in 2002, this company has a team of more than 50 employees. Services provided by Liventus include e-commerce development, custom software development, and IT strategy consulting for businesses of all sizes.

    Clients
    Now Health Group
    ParkerWhite Brand Interactive
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Liventus provides ongoing web and software development services for a creative agency. They built a complex backend system that helped to increase the client's conversion rate, as well as taking on a range of other development tasks to improve the client's online standing.

    "The results of their build were dramatic—the system increased the client’s conversion rate from <1% to over 40%." - Director of Digital Services, Creative Agency

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Pivofy is a boutique e-commerce agency based in Chicago. Founded in 2014, Pivofy's team of 3 primarily provides e-commerce development services. It also offers web design & development, digital strategy, and conversion optimization services.

    Clients
    NoveFerrum
    Pawstruck
    Bostitch
    Mata Traders
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pivofy worked with a health and nutrition company to migrate the client's platform to Shopify Plus. Pivofy transitioned the data and consolidated the client's previous multi-country sites into one website. Overall, conversions increased by 10%-15% compared to the previous platform. Pivofy continues to manage the client's new design, landing pages, and search engine. 

    “Overall, we’ve been nothing but happy with Pivofy’s work.” - Owner, Health and Nutrition Company

  • 3
    $50,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Redstage is a web development agency based in New York City that specializes in e-commerce. Established in 2008, they have 27 employees, and are certified partners of Magento Enterprise, Shopify Plus, and BigCommerce. Their services consist of e-commerce development, web design and development, UI/UX design and more. Redstage mainly works with enterprise-level clients. 

    Clients
    Jura Coffee
    US Gold Bureau
    Panini America
    Men's Health
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Redstage redeveloped a failed Magento implementation for a music equipment retailer in New York. The client's e-commerce site was unstable, had frequent bugs, and did not meet their original specifications. The Redstage team redesigned the interface and visual assets, increasing the site's usability, then updated the back-end to stop the common crashes. The client credits their conversions nearly doubling to Redstage's work.

    "Their process is both collaborative and extremely transparent. We’ve appreciated that a lot as their client." — COO, Music Equipment Store

  • 4
    $75,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Codal is a full stack agency located in Chicago, IL. Their 90+-person team works in mobile app development, strategy, e-commerce development, and UX design. Their clients include enterprise companies and startups. Over the years they have worked in consumer products, business services, health, and education.

    Clients
    Pepsi
    Stokkup
    United Airlines
    ShowroomSquared
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Codal worked with a gift-giving company on the UX and UI for their online and mobile platform. The company helps users manage outreach and donations for important family events such as birthdays, anniversaries, or holidays. Codal built a web application that tracked these events in the user’s life. Codal built and integrated wireframes for the app.

    “They have been my partner more than a developer. From early on, they have been focused on providing solutions across the board.” – Founder, Gift Service

  • 5
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Headquartered in Chicago, Forte Group is an international IT firm with offices in Belarus and Ukraine. With over 250 employees, the agency specializes in web development, e-commerce development, and application testing in addition to other software and app services. 

    Clients
    Follet Corporation
    SwiftIQ
    Maestro Health
    Brightstar
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Forte Group helped a parking logistics company build their app for iOS and Android. When the apps were released, the client was happy with the results. The company elt that Forte Group excelled in their proactivity.

    "Overall, Forte Group has a smart team. They were able to understand our requests without a lot of back-and-forths." – CTO, Park Logistics App

  • 6
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Located in Chicago, IL, Orbit Media Studios has been creating thousands of web design projects since 2001. With 35+ on the team, the agency works with various clients on their web design, development and e-commerce needs.

    Clients
    Lincoln Park Zoo
    Vienna Beef
    Metropolis Coffee Company
    Sanford Winery
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Orbit Media Studios upgraded a website and e-commerce platform for a travel company. Before completing the work, Orbit did research and analysis to make sure the website was updated perfectly and on brand for the industry. The website was a success; traffic on the site tripled. 

    "We decided on Orbit because of their solid reputation and their sincere desire to help turn us into the website and e-commerce solution we wanted to be."- Founder/ Owner of Travel Company

  • 7
    $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

    Praella is facilitating the migration from a CrateJoy to a Shopify Plus or Recharge platform. The project involves a migration for both the website and site data.

    "They did what they said they would, every time. Great communication and you could tell they really cared."

  • 8
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Om Lab is a computer software company founded in 2014 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Their team of about 5 employees provides e-commerce services to small and mid-market businesses in the e-commerce and IT sectors. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Partnering with a leather goods company, Om Lab re-developed an e-commerce platform. The client praised them for immersing themselves quickly in a new development language and delivering excellent metric results. 

    "The main developer we dealt with was phenomenal, and there was absolutely no drop-off when a team member was replaced." – E-Commerce Manager, Leather Goods Manufacturer

  • 9
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Caxy Interactive is a web design and development agency located in Chicago, IL. Since 1999, the agency and its team of 10+ specialize in creating better digital experiences for their clients through web development, software development, and enterprise content management services. 

    Clients
    Sifma Foundation
    The Popcorn Factory
    Experian
    Northwestern University
    Notable Project

    A job platform that helps women return to the workforce hired Caxy Interactive to upgrade its website. Along with small development tasks, Caxy Interactive upgraded the company's job board and employer portal. The feedback has been positive regarding the features and looks of the website. 

    "[Caxy Interactive] has taken it to the next level — [our website] looks different and much more polished. I love their creative team and their graphics team who did a great job in that way." – Founder, Job Finding Platform

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Comrade Digital Marketing is a Chicago-based full service digital marketing agency with a staff of 20. Since 2008, Comrade Digital Marketing Agency has assisted clients with SEO, web design, and e-commerce development.

    Clients
    AARP
    Levinson Law Group
    Blackhawk Supply
    Zen Supplies
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A translation company hired Comrade Digital Marketing Agency to develop a new website and provide SEO and content marketing support. The translation company's goal was to win new business by refreshing their website and improving their search result ranking. The client appreciated that Comrade Digital Marketing was both affordable and proactive throughout the project.

    "They’re also friendly and have good project management skills, and after working with them on this project. I worked with them on a few other projects. I referred [Comrade Digital Marketing] to other people because they’re reliable." – Co-Founder, Translation Company 

  • 11
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 2005, the custom software development firm fjorge provides services for all digital needs. Based in Minneapolis with 42 employees, fjorge offers support in web development, application management/support, and custom software development.


     

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Recently, fjorge worked with a digital product agency to create a web-based app with optical character recognition to consume receipt data. The client appreciated fjorge’s team’s ability to complete complex tasks on time. 

    "They were organized and attentive, completing tasks on time. We used Jira to manage tasks." – Senior Vice President, Digital Product Agency

     

  • 12
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakbrook Terrace IL

    Xeno Media is a full-service web agency that was founded in 1997. Located in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., they have about 14 employees that serve a wide range of sectors. Services include web design, web development, e-commerce, and digital strategy.  

    Clients
    Fermi National Accelerator Laboratories
    JLM Couture
    Allstate Insurance
    Okinawa Institute of Technology
    Notable Project

    Xeno Media redeveloped a website on Drupal to improve functionality. They collaborated on the design with third-party vendors. Features included custom web forms and secure access levels for varying users. Xeno Media exceeded expectations and site received positive user feedback. 

    "I would give them 10 out of five stars on project management if I could. We are able to communicate with them over phone, email, text, and in-person meetings. There's never a time when we don't have a question answered almost immediately, and when any problem comes up they're able to help walk us through a solution."  – Executive Director, Education Nonprofit

  • 13
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Imaginary Landscape is a web development firm based in Chicago. Established in 1995, the team of around 10 employees provides web design and development, e-commerce development, UX/UI design, and application testing services with a specialty in Django software.

    Clients
    American Society of Breast Surgeons
    ClearObject
    First American Bank
    V-Dem
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Imaginary Landscape redesigned and updated a hospital’s website. The team ensured that the information was accessible and simple. They also created an online gift short with a delivery feature and GPS functionalities. Additionally, the team also built a microsite available in 56 different languages.

    "Imaginary Landscape listens to our needs, offers suggestions and solutions, and back them up." — PR Director, Hospital

  • 14
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Fresh Design Studio is based in Chicago and was founded in 2009. The digital agency and its team of 14 are experts in web design and development, SEO, e-commerce development, and PPC. Fresh Design Studio works in various industries such as real estate, financial services, and consumer products. 

    Clients
    Hyatt Place Hotel
    The University of Illinois
    Floating World Gallery
    Nerd Coach
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fresh Design Studio redesigned a website and helped create a brand identity for a men's lifestyle brand. The digital branding was done through social media. The work has received positive feedback and the client prides Fresh Design Studio on their open communication.

    "We had a different design direction in the beginning but switched halfway through. Even with such an abrupt change, Fresh Design was still able to deliver within the timeline. I don’t know if anyone else could’ve done it that quickly."- Creative Director, Men's Lifestyle Brand

  • 15
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Wojo Design is a full-service digital agency based in Chicago with 3 employees. Since their start in 2004, they have provided web design and development, e-commerce development, SEO, and digital strategy services for mainly small businesses.

    Clients
    Masterpiece International
    Alliant Credit Union
    Mente Group
    Stericycle
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A home inspections company hired Wojo Design to create a website and handle its digital marketing needs. In an effort to move the client away from Yellow Pages advertising, the team implemented SEO and Google AdWords campaigns to establish a true digital presence. Additional services included brochure and logo designs and social media guidance.

    "I had my best year ever in 2016, with 400 inspections in a calendar year. This was a result of Wojo’s marketing efforts." — CEO, Home Inspections Company

  • 16
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Naperville IL

    LLT Group is a full service creative agency that has assisted clients since 2010. Their team of 50 are based primarily in Naperville, Ill., with an additional office in Boston, Mass. LLT Group focuses primarily on web design, SEO, and e-commerce development.With LLT Group's guidance, the pest control company was also able to diversify their revenue by investing in PPC campaign on Google.

    Clients
    National Geographic Channel
    LA Rams
    Subaru
    Burger King
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LLT Group was hired by a pest control company to increase organic engagement by redesigning the client's website. Later, LLT Group also assisted the client with content marketing, SEO, PPC, and social media. 

    "Without the shadow of a doubt, the volume of Web leads coming through into our business is tenfold higher." - Principal of Pest Control Company

  • 17
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Crystal Lake IL

    SYDCON, Inc. is a software development group based in Crystal Lake, IL. Founded in 2004, the team consists of 6 dedicated development experts with specialties in web development, e-commerce development, and software development.

    Clients
    Sikich
    Anna Shea Chocolates
    Crystal Lake Travel Agency
    Madison & Rayne
    Notable Project

    SYDCON developed an e-commerce website for a Chicago insurance startup. The startup had a small budget, so they went with a company that was worth the cost. SYDCON developed an SEO-optimzed website and an underwriting web application for the company. Customers have prided the site on its usability and functionality. The client recommends SYDCON to any company looking for a capable development team. 

    "We are able to effectively and efficiently make changes to the website marketing content through our CMS. There also has been a great deal of positive internal feedback on the layout and functionality as well as from customer on the ease of being able to purchase or make changes to their insurance policies." – Former Senior VP, Insurance Startup 

  • 18
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Xumulus is a digital agency based in Arlington Heights, Ill. Founded in 2009, Xumulus' team of around 6 employees provides a wide range of services, but specializes in e-commerce and web development. 

    Clients
    US Cellular
    Rogers and Hollands Jewelry
    Jackson Family Wines
    Notable Project

    Xumulus worked with assisted an audio company in transitioning to a Magento 2 Enterprise platform. Xumulus also transferred the client's hosting from platform.SH to eBoundHost, reduced the website's loading times, and looked to upgrade its UX/UI. The client credits Xumulus' work for high-performance months in what are usually quiet periods.

    "They’re always optimizing things I wouldn’t think about because I come from a different perspective." —COO, Audio Company

  • 19
    $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.

  • 20
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Naperville IL

    Greygoo is a digital agency based in Naperville, Ill, founded in 2012. Their small team of fewer than 10 provides UX/UI design, mobile app development, and web design services primarily for small businesses.

    Clients
    Dunkin Donuts
    Ivy Strategy
    Naperville Park District
    Paulson Institute
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Greygoo developed the user interface design for a meeting and event planning application for an IT company. The app was designed for use in the medical field and its functionalities include advanced search, itinerary building, and credit management for coursework and accreditation. Greygoo's work was praised by the client, who delivered excellent feedback for the services.

    "This version of the product was much easier to use than the one that had been previously released. The design was responsive for any type of screen. The client is very pleased with the top-notch UI design work of Greygoo and would highly recommend them to others." – Technical Project Manager, IT Firm

  • 21
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Elmhurst IL

    Bayshore Solutions is an end-to-end digital agency based in Tampa, Fla. with an office in Denver. Founded in 1996, their team of more than 10 with teams that provide brand storytelling, web design, and development, e-commerce, digital marketing, creative and hosting solutions. 

    Clients
    Immix
    Patra
    Coverall
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bayshore Solutions completed two corporate websites for a software company in a timely manner, working within the established timeline and overcoming all blockers. The team also addressed any issues that came up after the launch and has completed additional requests since the project’s completion.

    “Bayshore was able to complete the project well within the expected time frame and with expected results.” — Director of Marketing and BizDev, Software Companies

  • 22
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Millennial Web Development is a Chicago-based web design and development company with a team of under 5. Since 2014, they've primarily specialized in web development and web design services.

    Clients
    Limebike
    Newswire
    Spokeo
    Chicago Sun-Times
    Notable Project

    Millennial Web Development assisted on a series of web development projects for a marketing firm. One of the projects involved using the client's designs to build a website for a third-party customer. The team worked with HTML, PHP, WordPress, and CMS. They set up a payment gateway in the customer's QuickBook system, created the invoices, and marked them paid.

    "They think through everything, delivering a high-quality product. Our clients are happy with the look and feel of the websites." — Director of Communications, Marketing Firm

  • 23
    $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
    Notable Project

    SITE IT NOW overhauled a real estate brokerage's website and redesigned the backend and widgets on the platform. They also worked on improving keywords to improve the site's organic ranking. The business has earned more organic leads since starting the work. 

    "We got some organic leads within a couple of weeks and we have not even really fully launched the project/program yet." – CEO, Real Estate Brokerage

  • 25
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    User experience design company Nukes Lab was launched in 2010. The company specializes in ux/ui design, graphic design, custom software development, web design, and more and has a small team. The company is based in Chicago, Illinois.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A car insurance company was recording all of their accounting materials manually and needed a custom CRM solution for their needs. They partnered with Nukes Lab to provide them with the tools they need.

    "They were diligent from documentation to excellent production."

  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Carol Stream IL

    Techno's Tech Solutions is a software company founded in 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. Their team of over 10 specializes in custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large companies.

    Clients
    Design Box
    Oomph
    Sportssouk
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Techno's Tech Solutions developed an app solution for a digital marketing agency. The agency lacked resources and needed an overseas team to support development. The agency enjoys working with Techno's Tech Solutions due to the quality of their work.

    “I like the structure we have in place, and their communication and delivery are both excellent.” - General Manager, Digital Marketing Agency

  • 27
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Blueshoon, inc is a web development company based in Chicago. Their team of around 10 employees was founded in 2008 and provides web development and design services with a focus in PHP and JavaScript. 

    Clients
    NASCAR
    Tonal
    Pepsico
    RealMex Restaurants
    Notable Project

    Blueshoon, inc manages the front- and backend of a WordPress and WooCommerce site. They handle page development, optimization, and maintenance needs for the platform. The site work exceeds expectations and is delivered within deadlines.

    "They’re able to take a step back and grasp what we’re trying to accomplish with a project." – Growth Marketing Manager, Fitness Solution Company

  • 28
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Lazzo is a web design agency. Founded in 2019, the small company is in Monterrey, Mexico. Their team focuses on web design, ux/ui design, e-commerce development, and business consulting.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A retail store hired Lazzo to provide wen design services. After analyzing the client's needs, they built a Shopify platform with a blog, email, and chatbot features, among others.

    "They’re friendly people."

  • 29
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Expresscommerce is a digital agency based in Chicago with an additional location in Melbourne. Founded in 2008, the agency consists of over 10 employees specializing in e-commerce development, web design, and web development services.

    Clients
    Temptu
    Avène USA
    Hourglass
    The Bella Cottage
  • 30
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Branding company Rokkan was founded in 2000. Their midsize team is headquartered in New York, New York; Santa Monica, California and Chicago, Illinois. Their services include branding, digital strategy, e-commerce development, media planning & buying, and more.
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