Looking for a top UX strategy firm in the United Kingdom?

If you don't have a UX strategy, consider hiring a UX agency to help you create one. UX strategies guide decision making at small and large companies – from deciding what products to design and develop, to what features to add, to what to prioritize for continuous improvement.

Hiring a UX strategy company helps you define the guidelines for product design and development decision making long term. Look for a user experience agency that offers UX strategy services to help you define your goals for building great user experiences across your products.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top UX strategy 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 Strategy Experts

  • 61
    $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
    i4C Technology
    Validify
    Trapeze Group
    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

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  • 62
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2016, Rudo Studio is a full-service UX/UI design agency based in London. They also provide web design and product design services. Their team works with both small and midmarket businesses. 

    Clients
    Voyager World Wide
    Nicon
    John Lewis
    SupplyCompas
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rudo Studio worked with a sustainable fashion tech startup to build a new WordPress website. Their work resulted in a 400% increase in leads. 

    "Rudo Studio understands our brand guidelines and is really receptive to our feedback." – Head of Marketing, Fashion Startup

  • 63
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Higher Ground Marketing is a marketing agency founded in 2012 in Manchester, England. With more than two members, they offer digital strategy, conversion optimization, and SEO services to small and mid-market firms in the industries of manufacturing, transportation, and more.

    Clients
    JCB
    Beauty Crew
    Couriers & Freight
    New Zealand Lottery
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Higher Ground Marketing optimized a website for a training service. Higher Ground Marketing also improved the online presence of the service through SEO and marketing efforts. The service has since increased its leads by tenfold.

    “PM was tight, transparent, and very well executed.” - CEO, Training Service

  • 64
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    CelerArt is a digital design agency founded in 2015 and based out of Kiev, Ukraine. They have a team of 7 who provide web design, branding, UX/UI design, and graphic design for clients.

    Clients
    Schlumberger
    Mopar
    Comprigo
    Samsung
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CelerArt partnered with a social media platform to help them with their design strategies for 25 different projects. The partnership was successful and the level of design exceeded the client’s expectation. 

    “Everything has been very intuitive, which is why we’ve done so many projects with them. They deliver everything we imagine even above our expectations. We will continue working with them.” –– CEO, Social Media Platform

  • 65
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom

    Komodo Digital is a software development company that is headquartered in Newcastle, U.K. Founded in 2002, the company consists of 48 employees and specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development. They primarily work with small businesses and midmarket clientele. Their clients tend to work in the IT, consumer products, and non-profit sectors. 

    Clients
    Citizens Advice
    ThingCo
    StructureFlow
    Orchard Information Systems
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Komodo Digital partnered with a delivery booking startup to develop a new website and iOS app. They developed the website using Node.js and worked closely with the client to build the apps to their specifications. The mobile app and website allowed the client to launch their platform.

    "They delivered products that launched our company from nothing to a reasonably sizeable business, which made a significant impact." – CEO, Delivery Booking Service

  • 66
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Ipswich United Kingdom

    Element Softworks Ltd is a web development agency founded in 2016 and based out of Ipswich, United Kingdom. Their team of nearly 10 employees provides web development, web design, and graphic design to small business clients. Additional services include UI/UX design and social media marketing.

    Clients
    Skipper My Boat
    Retreat East
    Ministry of Defence
    X-On
    Notable Project

    Element Softworks Ltd oversaw a tire shop's SEO strategy and website development. They also designed the wireframes for the website and integrated Google Analytics, resulting in a boost in leads for the client.

    "My website is now modernized, works well, and is mobile-compatible." – Managing Director, Tire Shop

  • 67
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Kifreez is an AR mobile app developer based in Kyiv, Ukraine. The team was founded in 2017 and offers AR/VR development, web development, and web design to companies in the IT, gaming, and retail industries.

    Clients
    Unicef
    Bayadera Group
    WOG(West Oil Group)
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kifreez designed a website and a corporate identity to showcase a multimedia project for a heritage project. Once the website launched, the client saw their audience grow.

    "We will continue to improve with the help of this company." – PR Manager, Heritage Project

  • 68
    $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

  • 69
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Ilford United Kingdom

    Discover is a design firm based in Ilford, England with no more than 10 employees. They have offered digital strategy, web design, and UX/UI design solutions since their founding in 2015. They work mainly with small and mid-market firms.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    CafeX
    CX Company
    Giants Technology
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Discover developed a website for a software consultancy firm. The firm needed to build a brand and website to appeal to more clients. The firm has yet to track the results.

    “We were impressed with how they took the time to understand us and our business.” - Director, Software Consultancy Firm

  • 70
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    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.

  • 71
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Dundee United Kingdom

    Vidatec is a web and mobile app development company based in Stirling, U.K., with an office in Edinburgh, U.K. The company, founded in 2010, has more than 15 employees and provides mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design services to enterprise and smaller-sized companies and institutions in the government, hospitality & leisure, retail, and other industries.

    Clients
    Public Health England
    SAGA
    University of Stirling
    Ryvita
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A voluntary engagement company hired Vidatec to help build its portal by handling the design and discovery session, and building the landing pages and MVP of the portal. Vidatec developed the website on WordPress with a .NET backend component. The website was completed and was found to be clean and easy to use by its users. 

    "Our target audience is non-technical, and the platform is definitely straightforward for them." - CEO, Voluntary Engagement Company

  • 72
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Nantwich United Kingdom

    SmartaStudio is a small Nantwich, United Kingdom-based web design agency. They specialize in web design, branding, ux/ui design, and web development and were established in 2020.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    SmartaStudio developed a website for a financial advisory business. Along with implementing ongoing SEO, the team has also designed printable digital brochures for the client.

    "SmartaStudio is forward-thinking. They always find a solution."

  • 73
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Gorrion Software House is a software development firm founded in 2009. Based in Gliwice, Poland, with additional offices in Katowice, Poland and Silesian, Poland, the team of 32 specializes in web development, mobile app development, and custom software development. They primarily serve small business clients in the business services, consumer products & services, and e-commerce industries. 

    Clients
    Whirlpool
    McDonald's
    ASUS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gorrion Software House worked on various e-commerce development needs for an e-commerce platform. The team has created large CSMs, mobile applications, and rapid shipping management. The client was pleased with the team's work. 

    "The project management was very effective." — CEO, E-Commerce Platform

  • 74
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2013, UX247 is an UX agency. The agency offers ux/ui design and has a small team. The agency is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    UX247 provided UI/UX design services for a financial services firm. The team assisted the client with creating a set of prototypes for the transactional design of their new website.

    "They followed a very open approach to solving our problems."

  • 75
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Why Matters, a SEO agency, was launched in 2014. Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, their small team offers search engine optimization, social media marketing, conversion optimization, pay per click, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Why Matters developed a Shopify e-commerce site for a soft drinks company. The team worked on modifying a Shopify template to accommodate more features.

    "Excellent team and excellent work!"

  • 76
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Digiruu is a digital firm founded in 2016 run by a team of fewer than 10 professionals. Based in London, the company lends their expertise in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web design to clients ranging from startups to large enterprises, working in various industries such as consumer products, advertising, and media.

    Clients
    Uvent
    DentalPlace
    Tap ID
    Amore Pizzeria
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Digiruu worked with a children's book app developer to develop the app itself. Digiruu handled iOS development of the app and currently provides ongoing maintenance for it. Digiruu was also able to find an illustrator for the app, which helped provide illustrations for the book.

    "They help single-person operations and small businesses just starting out and don’t charge high prices, which is what I needed. A lot of the bigger companies I did go to were a lot more expensive because their focus was more on medium to large companies." - Founder, Children's Book App Developer

  • 77
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Radical Path is a design agency in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 2018, they have about 8 employees that serve mostly midmarket clients in the financial, advertising, and consumer products industries. Services include UI/UX design, product design, and branding.

    Clients
    Captify
    Marriott Bonvoy
    PaySafe
    Barclays
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Radical Path provided design services for an international hotel chain. They helped storyboard creative assets assisting from conception to final delivery. Their deliverables boast a creative and clean look and met all expectations. 

    "They’re incredibly professional and easy to work with." –Senior Performance Marketing Manager, International Hotel Chain

  • 78
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lisburn United Kingdom

    Scaffold Digital is a custom mobile and web development firm based in Lisburn, UK. Founded in 2008, their team of 7 serves clients in the nonprofit sector. Services include iOS/Android, Laravel, and AngularJS development.

    Clients
    University of Ulster
    Warmflow
    Antrim & Newtonabbey Borough Council
    Shelbourne Motors & many more
    Notable Project

    Scaffold Digital created a mobile app for a clean-water nonprofit. They produced a user-friendly app that has seen a sizeable number of downloads. The team managed the project effectively.

    “They had a great workflow easy to track software and great contact whenever needed.” – Head of Development, Nonprofit

  • 79
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Ware United Kingdom

    Heavy Penguin is a digital web agency founded in 2010. Based in Ware, United Kingdom, the team specializes in web development, eCommerce development, and UX/UI design. They primarily serve clients in the eCommerce, government, and consumer products and services agencies. Heavy Penguin designed and developed a corporate website for a landscaping and building company, helping them showcase their work and attract clients. The team also implemented email and contact capabilities.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Heavy Penguin designed and developed a corporate website for a landscaping and building company, helping them showcase their work and attract clients. The team also implemented email and contact capabilities. Overall, the company was pleased with the team's work. 

    "The final website was stunning, professional, and user-friendly. Our customers have reacted positively, praising the site’s design and flow." — Owner, Landscaping and Building Company 

  • 80
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    User experience company LAB Group was founded in 2003. The firm provides ux/ui design, digital strategy, e-commerce development, mobile app development, and more and has a midsize team. The firm is located in London, United Kingdom and Cape Town, South Africa.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    LAB Group has been working with a nonprofit organization for 12 years to continuously develop their extranet in 12 market versions and 10 languages. Currently, the team is working on two more versions.

    "Their honesty and transparency are impressive."

  • 81
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Lab3 Apps is a development agency founded in 2015 with no more than 10 employees. They offer mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development solutions from their office in Christchurch, New Zealand. They primarily work with small businesses.

    Clients
    Whitebait Media
    AimHi
    New Zealand Institute of Management and Leadership
    Student Volunteer Army
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lab3 Apps provided frontend development solutions for an insurance policy platform. Lab3 Apps handled the frontend needs of the local platform. The platform continues to work with Lab3 Apps on potential improvements to the systems.

    “It's a small but growing team that think and operate like a startup.” - Technical Product Manager, Insurance Policy Platform

  • 82
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    DxGreat is a digital experience company based in London with an office in Istanbul. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of less than ten that provides UX/UI design, web development, mobile app development, and e-commerce development services. DxGreat serves enterprise and smaller-sized companies in the consumer products & services, financial services, hospitality & leisure, IT, and e-commerce industries. 

    Clients
    Diageo
    Mercedes Benz
    Goodyear
    Danone
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consulting & training company hired DxGreat for several projects. Notable of these is the rebranding of the company. As part of the engagement, DxGreat designed a new logo, developed a new website, created a new company communication style, and changed the company's initial marketing concept. Because of this engagement, traffic to the company website doubled within two months of the launch of the new home page and the effect of the rebrand can be felt even after three years.

    "DxGreat was very familiar with agile work and aligned quite well with us." - Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Consulting & Training Company 

  • 83
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Leeds United Kingdom

    Wildfire Marketing is an SEO company based in Leeds, United Kingdom, with a secondary office in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 2016, this company has 10 employees. Services provided by Wildfire Marketing include SEO and web design for small to mid-sized businesses.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wildfire Marketing provides web design, social media marketing, and SEO services on an ongoing basis for an Escape Room company. The team creates and posts social media content, with the client reported a large spike in bookings since they took over.

    "Everything they have done has really helped my business. They put together the video so quickly, which was really impressive." Owner, Escape Room Company

  • 84
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bristol United Kingdom

    Atomic Smash is a WordPress and WooCommerce studio headquartered in Bristol, England. Founded in 2010, they now have about 12 employees who specialize in web development, web design, and UX/UI design services. Their clients are typically small businesses in the arts, entertainment, and music as well as business services industries. 

    Clients
    Positive News
    Whietchapel Gallery
    Amnesty
    ForrestBrow
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Atomic Smash designed and developed a WordPress website for a financial consulting company. They built the website to reflect the client's brand identity. The modern design received positive feedback from clients. 

    "I’m really happy and thankful for what they’ve done for us." — Managing Director, Financial Consulting Company

     

  • 85
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Gateshead United Kingdom

    ARCH is a digital solutions firm specializing in the design, development, and hosting of websites, mobile apps, and business systems. They also have extensive experience in e-commerce, intranet, e-learning, CMS and CRM systems. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in London, with an office in Gateshead, U.K., their team consists fo fewer than 10 employees. 
     

    Clients
    Nestle
    Willmott Dixon
    Gateshead Council
    BBMV
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ARCH worked with a computer software company to develop a mobile application for a client. The project encompassed the design of the application from infancy, planning and developing all aspects of the UI through to full design prototypes and the finished product. 

    “The project success was demonstrated in the functionality of the solution. The app solved a problem for our client by making information more portable and readily available.” – Managing Director, Computer Software Company. 
     

  • 86
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Specno is a tech company based in Cape Town, South Africa, with an office in Paarl, Soutf Africa. The company, founded in 2018, has a team of more than ten that provides, among others, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development to various small and midmarket companies. 

    Clients
    Old Mutual
    Standard Bank
    BDO
    Overberg Agri
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A parcel delivery service hired Specno to streamline the service's mobile app by building wireframes and improving the designs to decrease the pain points. The internal team tested the new designs and found them to be more intuitive than the service's old app. 

    "The team managed to wireframe and prototype the system within just a months work." - CEO, parcel delivery service

  • 87
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Stand Out is a design and branding agency headquartered in Manchester, England. They were founded in 2017. They have about 1 team member who specializes in branding, digital strategy, and content marketing for small and midmarket businesses in IT, real estate, and financial services.

    Clients
    Lance
    Social First
    River Black
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Stand Out developed a brand identity including a logo, tagline, and aesthetic guidelines for a recruitment startup. They also designed the initial versions of the platform's UX/UI. They established a satisfying foundation for the brand, which facilitated growth.

    "Their design pedigree is good, and not something we see often."— Founder, Recruitment Platform

  • 88
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    St. Austell United Kingdom

    Hiyield is a small website development firm located in St. Austell, United Kingdom. Launched in 2018, the team focuses on web development, custom software development, ux/ui design, application management & support, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    hiyield provided IT services for a human resources consulting company. They were responsible for running the app, website, back-office workflows, mitigating security and risk.

    "Excellent project management and ownership of all issues."

  • 89
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Indie Ridge Limited is a small web design company located in London, United Kingdom. Established in 2016, the team specializes in web design, web development, ux/ui design, e-commerce development, and more.

    Notable Project

    Indie Ridge provides web development services for the owner of a media consultancy firm. The team is responsible for building a website to improve the client's online presence and promote their services.

    "Their speed is excellent. They're always available and easy to work with."

  • 90
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Shoreditch Design Studio is a design agency based in London and founded in 2019. With over two employees, they specialize in UX/UI, web, and product design solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large companies.

    Clients
    TeamSportz
    Notable Project

    Shoreditch Design Studio produced videos for an AI sports platform. The videos were both long-form and short-form and were used for social media purposes. The platform is impressed with Shoreditch Design Studio’s creativity in capturing the vision of the platform.

    “Effective because they were available and embedded into our Slack.” - CEO, AI Sports Platform

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