The Best Product Development Companies in the UK

List of the Best United Kingdom Product Development Companies

Looking for top product design firm in the United Kingdom?

Investing in a product design agency can improve the design of your website, support your digital marketing strategy, and improve branding for your company. Finding the right company for your needs, however, can be challenging.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top product designers and developers in United Kingdom. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

  • 1

    Lighthouse London

    UK design agency Lighthouse London, was founded in 2008. Its concentrated team of 4 is headquartered in London. They provide UX/UI design, custom software development, and digital strategy services to their clients.

    Notable Project

    Lighthouse London helped a lobbying group create a new user interface for its website. They developed a new website with a new structure that included a content wall for non-members. The client was thankful for the hard work and time they invested with their project.

    “Their team helped flesh out our ideas into actionable solutions. They also invested themselves in our project and our success, which we appreciated.” – Head of Research, Lobbying Group

     

    Former clients
    Action for Children
    Scene It
    Drinkaware
    Revealing Reality
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    17 Clutch reviews
  • 2

    ustwo studio

    ustwo is a digital design studio based in London with around 250 employees. Since its start in 2004, the team has provided web design and development, e-commerce development, mobile development, and UX/UI design services for large companies in a variety of industries.  

    Notable Project

    ustwo partnered with a large bank to assist with a geolocation-based project. The team provided UX strategies to use in the development of the prototype. They pleased the client with their productive work ethic and range of skills.

    “Their ability to move very quickly was something that set them apart when we were observing how they work. They had a fantastic developer with us early who was great regarding business.” — Executive Manager, Large Bank

    Former clients
    Ford
    Google
    Lush
    NBC
    Land Rover
    Twitter
    Foursquare
    Barclays
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.5
    4.5
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Furthermore

    Furthermore is a digital transformation agency located in London. Founded in 2013, they employ five staff specializing in service design and product strategy for small and midmarket companies, typically in education, health and hospitality. Services include business transformations, design experiments, content strategy, data analysis, and front-end and app prototyping.

    Notable Project

    Furthermore provided branding and web development services for a government-owned IT and services company. They ran workshops to produce a brand profile, then supported efforts to develop the new site and add content. Users have been delighted with the easy-to-navigate site, remarking on its improved design for information gathering.

    “Everything was communicated clearly and Furthermore made sure to provide subject matter experts to work with our team. They presented information in a professional way, especially around content development.” – Head, IT and Services Company

    Former clients
    GroHappy
    dormakaba
    JustGroup
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
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  • 4

    ribot Ltd.

    ribot is a Brighton, UK-based design and development studio that was founded in 2007. The company employs a team of 28 specialists. ribot provides UX/UI design, mobile app development, and product design services.

    Notable Project

    A fashion retailer wanted to have a mobile app to go along with their retail website. They hired ribot to develop this new product. The team engineered a native iOS app with an array of cutting-edge features like swipe-to-pay checkout, interactive shopping, push notifications, and click to call customer service.

    "Since its launch, the iOS app has been our highest converting digital channel. The open rate on our push notifications for the app was approximately 5–10 times the norm for an e-commerce benchmark client." — Head of Strategy, Fashion Retailer

    Former clients
    Google
    Tesco
    Memrise
    Harris + Hoole
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Brighton, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Etch

    Etch is a network of agencies, consultancies, and experts headquartered in Southampton, England, with offices in London and Cape Town. Since 2012, their team of over 50 professionals has offered business consulting, product design, and UX/UI design solutions primarily for mid-market firms, working in various industries such as consumer products, financial services, and hospitality.

    Notable Project

    Etch provided web training services for a nonprofit using Google Design Sprints. The training was then used by the nonprofit to support engagement with parents in nursery schools. This has allowed the nonprofit to work more efficiently than before.

    "Their sprint methodology has enabled us to compress many weeks’ worth of work into a single week. Sprints allow us to receive and act on user feedback early in the development process, thereby ensuring we reach our beneficiaries with solutions that truly respond to their core needs and to do this in a cost-effective manner." - Head of Innovation, Nonprofit

    Former clients
    AA
    BBC
    British Airways
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Southampton, United Kingdom
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 6

    Mediablaze

    Digital agency Mediablaze is based in London. Since it was founded in 2010, the agency has grown its team to 29 employees. Mediablaze specializes in content marketing, web development, mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    Mediablaze built a website for a wedding venue company. The company wanted a new, well-organized website geared toward millennials. On average, the new site Mediablaze delivered has seen an increased visit duration from the client's target base of users.

    "Bounce rates have already improved by between 10–15%. Pages per visit improved by 15% and visit duration improved by 10%. We’re pleased with the progress being made by Mediablaze."–Digital Marketing Manager, Wedding Venue Company

    Former clients
    Speedo
    Volvo
    Fidelity
    CBRE
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.5
    4.5
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    International CMA Award

  • 7

    Atlas - Clever Software

    Software agency Atlas - Clever Software is headquartered in Essex and another office in London. With 17 employees, the agency specializes in web, custom software, mobile app development, and more for mainly midmarket businesses.

    Notable Project

    Atlas - Clever Software developed an app for a corporate accounting firm. The firm wanted an app that would increase company engagement. Atlas - Clever Software handled everything development-wise. 

    "The app was very well received by our team, by the rest of the company, by the board members, and now our customers. It’s a unique offering that none of our competitors are able to contend with." – Head of Internal Delivery, Corporate Accounting Firm

    Former clients
    design thing
    fsb
    NHS
    SmartDebit
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    StanVision Digital Agency

    StanVision Digital Agency is a full-service digital agency based in London with a team of fewer than 10 experts. Founded in 2017, the company provides UX/UI, product, and web design services for their clients who range from startups to enterprises. They are capable of working in different industries, ranging from financial and business services to advertising & marketing.

    Notable Project

    StanVision Digital Agency was hired by a SAAS company to provide UX/UI design for their website. This was done with higher conversion rates and ROI in mind. StanVision Digital Agency provided UX/UI that exceeded the expectations of the company, with the updated site bringing in more clients than before.

    "We have an outstanding experience with the StanVision team. They have the amazing ability to capture your point of view and transform it through their eyes. We've gotten great results. I would totally recommend partnering with StanVision in your way of creating cool and innovative design for your product" - General Manager, SAAS Company

    Former clients
    Montway Auto transport
    Besha
    Jago
    Krypton Capital
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    bornfrom

    bornfrom is a design company founded in 2017. Based in Pyrmont, Australia, with an additional office in Marylebone, United Kingdom, the small team of fewer than 10 employees specializes in product design and UX/UI design. They primarily serve small business and midmarket clients in the consumer products and services, retail, and eCommerce industries. 

    Notable Project

    To distinguish a commercial art brand from a professional art brand, bornfrom created respective business plans, complete with customized marketing strategies, websites, and social media accounts. The client was impressed with the team's work. 

    "My commercial brand is generating a stable income, and my professional brand’s following is growing by the day." – Artist 

    Former clients
    Adobe
    Blackmores
    Metcash
    iAID
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Marylebone, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 10

    Isotoma

    Founded in 2004, Isotoma is a software development firm founded in York, England, with an additional office in London. Isotoma's team of around 20 focuses on custom software development, web development, and UX/UI development, primarily for midmarket and small business clients.

    Notable Project

    A global media company hired Isotoma to develop a solution for distributing video content to markets with minimal internet connectivity and bandwidth. Isotoma developed front- and backend of a cloud-based video platform. The proof of concept prototype was then tested by potential customers. The client appreciated that Isotoma completed two sprints ahead of schedule.

    "Product reception has been very positive so far. Potential customers who’ve seen the platform say it’s exactly what they’re looking for." - Director, Global Media Compnay

    Former clients
    City of Bristol
    Imperial College London
    HarperCollins
    Wilmington Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place York, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Offplan3d

    Offplan3d is a full-service CGI animated video and image production company from Bideford, U.K. Founded in 2007 under sole proprietorship, the company caters to medium-sized businesses mostly in the marketing and media industries. Their main services include video production, 3D product modeling and printing, and architectural design. 

    Notable Project

    Offplan3d created animated product videos for a dashboard camera manufacturer and retailer. They assisted with brainstorming ideas for the videos and made sure to highlight all product features through animations, resulting in videos that effectively translate to sales. Their team was praised for being proactive and quick to deliver.  

    "They stay on the forefront of technology and are willing to try new techniques to get the best results." – Head of Marketing, Dashboard Camera Company

    Former clients
    Nextbase
    BBC
    Publicis
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    groupFreelancer Employees
    place Bideford, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 12

    Danger Farms

    Danger Farms is a London-based digital agency founded in 2012. With their team of over 10 people, they provide custom software development, digital strategy, and UX/UI design solutions primarily to enterprise-level clients. They have experience in business and financial services, as well as retail.

    Notable Project

    Danger Farms developed a dashboard for a major luxury marketplace. The dashboard was to allow users to drill down into data available whenever they needed to. The dashboard has since been widely used and appreciated for its potential.

    “The team at DangerFarms were self-organising, so we just had to set them the problem we were trying to solve, and leave the rest up to them.” - Senior Director of Marketplace, Major Luxury Marketplace

    Former clients
    Lloyd's Register
    Farfetch
    Microsoft
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    The BitByBit company

    The BitByBit Company is a mobile and web app development agency with offices in Dublin, Ireland and Poznań, Poland. They comprise eight employees specializing in product design, mobile and web development, and branding. They work for small, mid-size and large companies in a range of industries, providing UX/UI design, Android and iOS app development, and visual brand identity.

    Notable Project

    BitByBit created two web-based participatory mapping platforms for an IT Company. They built responsive maps, data downloading features, and post management tools. They impressed the client by delivering products with sophisticated functionalities and high-quality UX.

    “We've won successive funding awards for the projects we have completed with BitByBit, and we've come to rely on the digital tools they've built to advance the mission of our organization.” – Director & Co-Founder, IT Company

    Former clients
    BlaBlaCar
    Space Engagers
    AdWise
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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