List of the Best Chicago Product Development Companies

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

    Fuzzy Math is a Chicago, IL user experience company with around 15 employees. The company, which was founded in 2009, has a user-centered design approach to drawing up interactive applications and devices for enterprise and midmarket businesses. Their clients are primarily in the healthcare industry, as well as consumer products, financial services, education, and others.

    Clients
    BlueCross BlueShield
    Allstate
    SAP Fieldglass
    GE Healthcare
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fuzzy Math partnered with an insurance company to create product and service design, which required reading over 600 pages of brand research. Fuzzy Math's online reports for the insurance company had an open and click-through rate of about 85%.

    "The presentations they’ve developed and that we’ve delivered to our leaders have always been well-received. They designed an online report...that speaks to how well-designed, clear, and useful their work is." - Design Strategist, Large Insurance Company

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    UnitOneNine is a user-centric creative agency headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2004, they have around 50 employees that work with all sizes of businesses across industries like consumer products and services and information technology. They specialize in web design, UX/UI design, branding, and logo creation.

    Clients
    Layton Construction
    LaSalle Investment Management
    M3Design
    M3Design
    Industries
    Notable Project

    UnitOneNine provided creative strategy and design services that included website design, product branding, tradeshow design, and collateral development to a full-service business intelligence company. They rehauled its client's marketing collateral and produced a modern, professional set of documents. As a result of the partnership, the company stands out in the marketplace and its products sell more frequently.

    "I consider UnitOneNine to be a creative advisor and partner for all of our design needs." – Marketing Director, Business Intelligence Company 

  • 3
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Grand Studio is a digital strategy and product design consultancy headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2018, they now have about 15 employees who specialize in UX/UI design services. Their clients are typically in the financial services, media, or retail industries. 

    Clients
    McDonald's
    Chase
    American Express
    Johnson & Johnson
    Industries
    Notable Project

    GrandStudio managed the discovery, design, and development of a product suite for a nonprofit subsidiary. Following interviews with internal stakeholders, they developed a design methodology, conducted consumer interviews, and performed user-testing. The deliverables exceeded expectations and established a lasting positive impact on the client's development initiatives. 

    "Our team still remembers them because of their amazing people and communication skills." — Director of Strategy, Nonprofit Subsidiary 

  • 4
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Kahoots Creative Group is a digital consulting group based in Chicago, Illinois, that was established in 2014. Their team of fewer than 50 employees offers custom software development, UX/UI design, digital strategy, and web development services.

    Clients
    PepsiCo
    TransUnion
    Q-Centrix
    Arcadia Data
    Notable Project

    Kahoots Creative Group helped with web development for a credit bureau. Their team developed the UX/UI, conducted usability tests, and offered technical guidance. Their work significantly decreased bugs and errors.

    "From a ticket problem analysis, we had a 30% drop in defects and users calling in about confusing UI, bugs, or technical aspects." – UX Designer, Credit Bureau

  • 5
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Aurora IL

    Dezining is a digital design and development agency located in Lahore, Pakistan. Founded in 2016, they employ between 10 and 49 industry professionals specializing in innovative UI and UX design, website design and development, and QA testing. They work with a range of businesses in various industries.

    Clients
    Social Proof
    Banger Games
    Wag Enabled
    Notable Project

    Dezining developed the frontend and internal software for a moving company. They handled booking and order assignments, truck scheduling, and other internal logistics management features. Dezining delivered aesthetically pleasing work that has brought new customers to their client’s service.

    “I think their ideas were the best part of the collaboration for me. They have a lot of unique and attractive ideas for how to present information, and that was the biggest thing we found lacking in other companies we’ve worked with.” – CEO, Moving Company

  • 6
    $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 new website for a cryotherapy service. The client’s original website simply had a webpage for their machine sales, but they wanted to build a custom website exclusively for the machine sales. Their goals were to increase leads for machine sales through organic internet searches, and they wanted more visibility for their machines. Theydo consistently met with the client, and they used PHP, HTML5, and JavaScript to create the website. The company also added Google Analytics for the client. After creating the website, the client increased their sales.
     

    “I've doubled my revenue from machine sales from this point last year. Neal and Bart delivered a really high-quality product and design in under a month.” — Co-Founder and CFO, Cryotherapy Service 
     

  • 7
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Downers Grove IL
    Launched in 1994, Product Design, Inc. Is a product design company. The agency provides product design and has a small team. The agency is located in Downers Grove, Illinois.
  • 14
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Evanston IL
    HLB, LLC is a product design company established in 1962. Their small team is located in Evanston, Illinois. Their services include product design.
  • 21
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Based in Chicago, Illinois, Elegant Packaging is a packaging design and product design company. The midsize agency was launched in 1910. Their team offers packaging design and product design.
  • 24
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Waukegan IL
    Design Phase Inc is a product design company founded in 1991. They are based in Waukegan, Illinois and have a midsize team. Their services include product design.
  • 25
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Product design company Product council was founded in 1994. The small team focuses on product design, ux/ui design, and graphic design. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
    Industries
  • 28
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Elk Grove Village IL
    ZenClaire LLC, a product design company, was founded in 2007. They are headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois and have a small team. Their services include product design.
  • 30
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Pleasant Prairie WI
    Design Department Inc., a product design company, was founded in 2004. The agency specializes in product design and has a small team. The agency is based in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
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