Looking for a top ux designer in the United Kingdom?

The importance of user experience grows as each new generation of online users gains purchasing power. Online users expect intuitive and seamless online experiences, and it is important to find the right companies that can make that happen for your site.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top user experience (UX) agencies in United Kingdom. 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 United Kingdom UX Designers

  • 91
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    DEGO is a web services development agency based in Riga, Latvia with an additional office in Moscow. Founded in 2005, DEGO has fewer than ten employees, and provides e-commerce development, UX/UI design, web development, and mobile app development capabilities to small and midmarket businesses.

    Clients
    Jaguar XE
    Ina Vokich
    Bio2you
    Aspazija Museum
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DEGO worked with a spirits supplier to assist with its brand activation campaign, which included site development, promotional video production, and the creation of a VR app for iOS. They redesigned the site's UI, filmed a promotional video, and worked with Google Cardboard for the VR app; DEGO made sure to implement offline capabilities in the mobile app, and included an intuitive interface for staff and users alike to use without directions.

    "We appreciated DEGO’s quick turnaround." - Marketing Manager, Spirits Supplier

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  • 92
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Nottingham United Kingdom

    Founded in 1998, AtomicMedia is a digital agency that works with enterprise, mid market, and small businesses. With two UK offices in Nottingham and Shoreditch, the team of 50  specialize in mobile app development, SEO, content marketing, PPC, web design, UX/UI design, and web development services for client.

    Clients
    Vlife
    Scania
    JBC Worldwide
    TruFame
    Notable Project

    AtomicMedia partnered with a residential leasing and sales company to build out and design a WordPress. They provide site design and managed the client’s GoogleAds account for SEO strategies that brought more awareness to the company.

    “To be honest, Atomic Media is the only company we’ve worked with here. They’ve performed well for us. That’s why haven’t chosen a different agency. Their team explains concepts effectively, helping us understand the value of our money.” – Digital Marketing Manager, Leasing & Sales Company

  • 93
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edinburgh United Kingdom

    GearedApp is a software development firm based in Edinburgh, Scotland. They were founded in 2013 and have a team of 11 employees who specialize in mobile development, web development, and UX/UI design. They work mostly with small business clients in the healthcare, business services, and education industries.

    Clients
    FLEXPIT
    Ajenta
    Maersk Oil
    Edinburgh University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    GearedApp developed apps for a poultry breeding company. The client needed three different apps for its separate global brands. GearedApp took over from another developer and added several new functionalities, improving the design of the apps and decreasing their download times. The client was impressed by the improvements that were made to the product and the speed with which they were implemented.

    “They’ve improved both the apps’ design and functionality and dramatically reduced their download time.” – Assistant Marketing Manager  

  • 94
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Ampersand & Ampersand is a mobile app development company based in London. Founded in 2011, the team of 19 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design and wearable app development. They work primarily with small business and enterprise clients, mainly in the healthcare and medical industry.

    Clients
    TedX
    Wikipedia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ampersand & Ampersand worked on mobile app development for a healthcare platform. They developed iOS and Android apps for the healthcare sector, capable of integrating with various APIs. The client was impressed with the positive feedback the project received.

    “People like the app so far. Ampersand takes their work very seriously.” – Entrepreneur, Healthcare Platform

  • 95
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bristol United Kingdom

    MyOxygen is a 10+ team of mobile app developers, UI/UX designers, and digital strategists. Based in Bristol and founded in 2001, the company uses a comprehensive approach that aligns business needs with remarkable results.

    Clients
    Kohler
    Ministry of Defense
    National Health Service
    Oxford University Press
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MyOxygen developed a multi-device mobile app for an ambulance service to help map field resources, assess incident impact, and coordinate routes more effectively. The app is widely used by its target audience. The client found the team to be highly attuned to their needs throughout the project and pleasant enough to share a laugh with.

    “I’ve always been impressed with their innovation, approachability, professionalism, flexibility, and ability to look forward.” – Resilience Officer, Emergency Ambulance Service

  • 96
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Liverpool United Kingdom

    Apposing Limited is a development agency based in Liverpool, U.K. with around 15 employees. They mainly focus on mobile app development for their clients mainly in the e-commerce, consumer products, and automotive services industries. 

    Clients
    Foot Asylum
    Caroo
    Tickr
    Toot
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Apposing Limited provided frontend development for a car-sharing platform, working on the mobile and web apps. They worked primarily in React for the native iOS and Android platforms. Their work was of high quality and met all of the milestones necessary. 

    "Their resilience and commitment to the project has been very impressive." – Head of Product, Car-Sharing Platform

  • 97
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Northwood United Kingdom

    CMARIX is a technology outsourcing company based in Gujarat, India. Founded in 2009, the team of 115+ employees offers a focused specialty in web development, custom software development, and mobile app development. CMARIX primarily works in partnership with small businesses and midmarket clients.

    Clients
    CapitalOne
    Checkin
    Schneider Electric
    Swissmade
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CMARIX partnered with this VR gaming company to create a web app designed to communicate with VR arcades. Ideally, the product will show an aggregated list that drives web traffic towards these virtual venues. Using a PHP framework, CMARIX also integrated Stripe APIs, payment processing with Apple and Android. After completion, the user tests were successful and CMARIX helped set up Google Analytics.

    “We had a short timeline for this project, but CMARIX still delivered our product on budget.” –Product Manager, VR Gaming Company

  • 98
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Thorgate is a Python development company based in Tallinn, Estonia. Founded in 2011, this company has 30 employees and offices in London, Oslo, and Tallinn. Thorgate's services include custom software development, mobile app development, and web development.

    Clients
    Coop
    Telia
    Estonian Road Administration
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thorgate provided Python development services for a supply chain logistics company. The project included the creation of custom Python development services and includes ongoing maintenance and improvements over time. The final product was launched within six months of the project's start.

    "The most impressive thing about the Thorgate team is their knowledge about Python and the industry. Some things that made our experience positive included transparency from their end, very honest feedback on our requirements and openness to hear us out." - Country Manager, Supply Chain Logistics Company

  • 99
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Marylebone United Kingdom

    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. 

    Clients
    Adobe
    Blackmores
    Metcash
    iAID
    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 

  • 100
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    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.

    Clients
    Speedo
    Volvo
    Fidelity
    CBRE
    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

  • 101
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brighton United Kingdom

    DabApps is a web and mobile application development agency based in Brighton, England. They were founded in 2010 and have a staff of 21 employees. They specialize in custom software, web, and mobile app development for primarily small business clients in the business services, consumer products, and education industries.

    Clients
    BiteAppy
    PeopleWise
    Brighton Fringe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DabApps built an app for an illustration agency. They created apps for Android and iOS that fit the client's specifications and incorporated their visuals, artwork, and custom emojis. The client was very satisfied with the product, and with the professional partnership. 

    “They were really good. They stuck to all the deadlines we set which were quite tight at times. They had very good project management overall.” – Agent, Illustration Agency
     

  • 102
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Guildford United Kingdom

    Founded in 2009, Lightflows is a development company based in Guildford, U.K. They primarily work with midmarket clients from various industries including advertising, marketing, business services, consumer products, finance, and healthcare. 

    Clients
    Flowable
    Prestige Pawnbrokers
    Aim OA Veterinary Monitoring
    University of Surrey
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lightflows worked with a pawnbroker to develop a mobile app for iOS and Android. The app does valuations and e-commerce sales. 

    "They were very innovative." – Senior Creative Designer, IT FirmFl

     

  • 103
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oxon United Kingdom

    Jyst is a digital product agency in Oxon, United Kingdom. Founded in 2010, they have about 8 employees that serve clients in a variety of industries. Services include web design, UI/UX design, and custom software development.

    Clients
    Omni
    Journey Foods
    T4Com
    AWSM Bank
    Notable Project

    Jyst designed and developed an app for a news company. Their team coded in Elixir and React and built the platform for iOS. The app met expectations and received positive feedback.

    “Their quality of work has just been great. All around we’re extremely pleased with them.” – Co-Founder & Co-CEO, News Company

  • 104
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Southampton United Kingdom

    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.

    Clients
    AA
    BBC
    British Airways
    Industries
    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

  • 105
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Farnham United Kingdom

    Preface Studios is a WordPress agency located in Farnham, England. Founded in 2006, they have a team of 5 employees who provide web development and design as well as digital strategy services. They tailor their services to midmarket and small business clients in the following industries: business services, education, arts, entertainment, and music. 

    Clients
    Lactalis
    NHS
    Allport Cargo Services
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Preface Studios developed mockups and then an InVision prototype of WordPress website for the client of a PPC marketing agency. After two rounds of revisions, they built the website and integrated features to support SEO and PPC initiatives. The end product decreased the client's bounce rate and increased organic search visibility.

    "The project flowed well." — Digital Marketing Consultant, PPC Marketing Agency

  • 106
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Codest is a software development company that was founded in 2009 and has offices in Krakow and Warsaw, Poland. They have 40 employees specialized in the end-to-end building of custom products, primarily for companies in e-commerce, marketplace, adtech, fintech, proptech and SaaS. Services include backend, frontend and product design.

    Clients
    Gazeta Wyborcza
    Helpling
    Kesko Senukai Digital
    Yogobe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Codest developed the frontend and backend of a web-based tool for booking targeted online ads for a media company. The client found value in their nuanced understanding of industry needs, fluid communication, and high reliability. They enhanced the product using Ruby on Rails and JavaScript, and it has dramatically increased revenue and contributed to business growth.

    “Codest’s work has had a positive effect on our income. The platform makes it easier for our team to sell ads, which has resulted in increased business. It’s also being used by external customers, making it one of our most important products.” – Head of Development, Media Company

  • 107
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Founded in 1999, Cube3 is headquartered in Manchester, United Kingdom with another location in London. Their team of 28 employees provides branding, digital strategy, and content marketing for enterprise, midmarket, and small businesses.

    Clients
    BNP Paribas
    American Express
    PZ Cussons
    Merlin Entertainment
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cube3 developed a multi-lingual WordPress site for a house tech company. They continue to advise on digital efforts. Their work has had a significant impact on the client's business.

    "They’ve had a massive impact on our business." –CEO, House Tech Company

     

  • 108
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Glasgow United Kingdom

    Adeo Group is a web design and development agency based in Glasgow, U.K., with additional offices in London, and Dubai. Founded in 2004, they have around 15 employees and they offer web design, web development, and e-commerce development to, almost exclusively, small businesses. 

    Clients
    Iain Burnett
    Tec Group
    Smiths Hotel
    St. Andrew's First Aid
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Adeo Group developed an e-commerce site for a rapidly growing Scottish distillery. The client needed an effective UX and wanted to increase session duration and conversions. With an iterative, engaged process, Adeo Group delivered wireframes, proof of concept, and after extensive testing, launched the site. The client credits the Adeo site for a considerable boost in traffic and their online reputation.

    "Adeo was different. What they delivered exceeded our expectations. Over the course of the project, we established a great working relationship with them, which has really helped in continuing to grow our online business." —Digital Marketing Manager, Scottish Distillery

  • 109
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Red C London is a mobile app development agency, founded in 1997. Based in London, their team of 11 specializes in mobile app development, web design, and UX/UI design. They work primarily with enterprises and midmarket businesses, focusing on financial services, government, and nonprofits.  

    Clients
    Sony
    Aston Martin
    Thames Water
    Centtrip
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Red C London worked with an event advertising startup to create an iOS application. They provided development services to design and build an iOS-based mobile application.

    “Red C displayed great communication and development skills throughout the project. They worked at a competitive price and willingly performed corrections when necessary.” – Founder, Event Advertising Startup

  • 110
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Backswood is a digital agency founded in 2019 in London. Their team of over 10 offers mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design solutions for small businesses in the fields of IT and e-commerce.

    Clients
    Superco
    Lyons Hill Farm
    Tribery
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Backswood developed an e-commerce platform for a livestock farm business. The site was to be ready for the Christmas period. Backswood ended up completing the site ahead of time. 

    “Tom is very articulate, which helps people inexperienced in tech development, like me, enormously.” - Owner, Livestock Farm Business

  • 111
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Colchester United Kingdom

    Agile Research is a user research agency established in 2016. Working out of Colchester, England, the team of under 10 provides market research and UX/UI design services to small and mid-market companies.

    Clients
    NHS Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group
    Healthwatch Essex
    Provide
    Housesimple
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A healthcare provider tasked Agile Research with improving the onboarding process for their new service site. Agile Research conducted multiple usability tests, interviewing target users and holding focus groups. Resolving the identified issues greatly improved the site's UX, which was a testament to the team's technical knowledge.

    "Our digital team was impressed by how Agile understood digital development, met the tight deadlines, and effectively communicated with them." – CEO, Healthcare Provider

  • 112
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Zenbu Ltd. is a design and development studio based in London. Founded in 2020, their team of under 10 serves primarily small and midmarket businesses in industries such as advertising and marketing and e-commerce. Services include web design and development, UX/UI design, social media and email marketing, and SEO.

    Clients
    Virality Diagnostics
    Impactful
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Zenbu Ltd. provided web development and SEO services to a medical device distributor. The team implemented several features and functionalities, including a customer portal. Their efficient and high-quality services satisfied internal stakeholders.

    "They don’t compromise speed for performance or quality. The quality of the work is extremely good." — Science & Logistics Director, Medical Device Distributor 

  • 113
    $5,000+
    Freelancer
    Bath United Kingdom

    DesignBull Ltd is a digital marketing agency founded in 2006 and located in Bath, U.K. The company is made up of a freelancer who primarily serves small businesses in the financial services and automotive industries. Their services include branding, web design, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Trapeze Group
    i4C Technology
    Validify,
    KDS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DesignBull Ltd provided branding services to a software company. Their work involved designing a logo, writing brand messaging, and developing a website. The team completed the work in a tight timeframe, delivering solid branding. 

    “[They] helped us establish a strong brand that people could recognize and trust. “ – Marketing Manager, Software Company

  • 114
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Leeds United Kingdom

    twentysix is a full-service digital communications agency based in Leeds, United Kingdom. Founded in 1996, twentysix's 168 employees provides a host of different services such as web design, e-commerce development, mobile app development, and SEO for mainly midmarket and enterprise businesses.

    Clients
    NHS Blood and Transplant
    UK Trade and Investment
    New Era
    Superbreak
    Industries
    Notable Project

    twentysix worked with this insurance company to only present front-end designs for a direct-to-market product but was soon brought back to build the entire website. twentysix designed the website and is now using .NET developers in an efficient and agile manner.

    "We were very impressed by the designs their team came up with, the people they brought to the table, and the way they translated ideas into actual designs." – Project Manager, Insurance Company

  • 115
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    York United Kingdom

    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.

    Clients
    City of Bristol
    Imperial College London
    HarperCollins
    Wilmington Group
    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

  • 116
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Guildford United Kingdom

    Geeky Tech is a digital marketing agency located in Guildford, United Kingdom. The company was founded in 2010 and employs a team of 8 employees. They specialize in web design and development, UX/UI design, business consulting, and graphic design services.

    Clients
    Orion GMS
    CAE Education
    AVA Tech
    NewGen IT Services
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Geeky Tech provided SEO and social media management services for a lifestyle website. Their efforts successfully increased website traffic and helped establish their digital identity.

    "Our social media accounts are interlinked and our rankings have improved." — Owner, Lifestyle Website

  • 117
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    SURBITON United Kingdom

    The House is a digital branding agency founded in Surbiton, England in 2009 with no more than 50 members. They offer branding, UX/UI design, and marketing strategy solutions for clients in the fields of education, business services, and consumer products.

    Clients
    QS
    NHS
    Emerge
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The House provided marketing and branding consultancy solutions for a civic and social org. The org needed help through consulting services to enter the UK market. The org was satisfied with The House’s services.

    “We kept in constant communication with The House, and they’d often visit the office space of our partners.” - Former Programmes Manager, Civic and Social Org

  • 118
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    POLARIS is an SEO agency in London, England. Founded in 2009, they have about 10 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the business, education, and e-commerce sectors. Services include SEO, PPC, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    Paradox London
    Liquidline
    The Hand Specialist
    Industries
    Notable Project

    POLARIS handled SEO strategies by leveraging public relations tactics for a coffee and beverage company. Their team also renewed existing PPC operations by identifying the most profitable opportunities. Their efforts have increased the client’s lead generation.

    “I was most impressed by their strategic approach, the ideas and the energy they bring to the account. Their knowledge is unquestionable but it is how they apply it that makes the real difference.” – Head of Marketing, Coffee and Beverage Company

  • 119
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brighton United Kingdom
    Clearleft is an user experience company. They focus on ux/ui design, web design, and mobile app development and were launched in 2005. Their small team is in Brighton, United Kingdom.
    Industries
  • 120
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Caboodle UX Studio is a design company located in Winchester, Hampshire, England. Their team of around five employees provides UX/UI services and custom software development for businesses of all sizes. Primarily, they work in the financial and consumer services industries.  

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Partnering with a market research company, Caboodle UX Studio designed and developed multiple versions of an application prototype. The client deems the project a success, praising Caboodle's investment and design expertise. 

    "They were very skilled at slotting into our team. I never had any problems keeping in touch with them." – Former UX Research Director, Market Research Firm 

     

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