List of the Best New York City UX Designers

  • 1
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    L+R is an international design & technology studio and boutique strategy consulting firm founded in Brooklyn, New York City in 2012. The firm is made up of 25 skilled strategy, design and technology consultants, specializing in brand identity systems, go-to-market strategy consulting, technology strategy, UX/UI design, and next-generation mobile application development. They have offices in Brooklyn, Barcelona, Los Angeles and Milan and work with middle-market and Fortune 500 clients.

    Clients
    Amazon Web Services
    The Estée Lauder Companies
    Hilton Worldwide
    Louis Vuitton
    Notable Project

    L+R developed a brand identity system, led software engineering, and executed a go-to-market strategy to facilitate a unique tenant engagement platform leveraging advanced mobile technologies and humanist principles. The team identified brand values, designed UX/UI and built a mobile application. The strategic initiative created new opportunities for the company's key stakeholders and garnered achievements as an industry-leading platform.

    "Thanks to the reliable and creative support provided by the L+R team, the company was able to hit all of their milestones for the year 2020." – Real Estate Company

  • 2
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Momentum Design Lab is based in Silicon Valley, with offices also located in New York City and London. The approximately 30-person company, which was founded in 2002, principally works on UX/CX for digital product design. Momentum assists by delivering digital product innovation, customer experience management, and digital transformation programs using their design thinking and technology-driven approaches. Momentum specializes in financial services, healthcare, high technology and software startups, and cx/ad/marketing technologies.

    Clients
    Fiserv
    Intuit
    EMC
    Walmart
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Momentum worked with a large CX product company to develop UX designs and strategies that increased user engagement. They worked with their EVP of product management to understand the customer needs and delivered quick design prototypes within weeks. Momentum delivered high-quality ideas and responded with a quality product prototype.

    "They were highly responsive and delivered against a tight deadline." – EVP of Product Management, CX Company

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  • 3
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    DMI is the world’s first end-to-end mobility company. Their services are extensive, ranging from mobile app development and web development to branding, marketing, and user experience design to big data management and analytics. The large team of 1,000+ is headquartered in Bethesda, Md. with satellite offices around the world. DMI’s focus on the quality of the product they develop and on its marketing potential highlights the benefits of working with a full-service company.

    Clients
    Addison Lee
    Aerosoles
    African Wildlife Foundation
    .NYC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DMI developed a mobile app on Windows for a large hotel group, providing extensive user experience research and design input such as wireframes and mood boards. Their work stands out for mobile, branding, and data management.

    “They tend to think about the end product as a more marketable product. They don't just look at achieving the KPIs [key performance indicators] of the product owner here internally, but also looking to provide fantastic feedback in terms of how certain features or functions can be marketed.” – User Experience Lead, Large Hotel Group

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Neuron is a San Francisco based digital design agency. They were founded in 2016 and have a team of 9 employees who specialize in user experience design, digital strategy, and front-end development.

    Clients
    Vivint
    Intuit
    LinkedIn
    ThoughtSpot
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Neuron created a web platform for a software development company. They designed and built a web-based investment platform, as well as marketing materials and a video that explained the purpose of the platform to attract investors. The client was very happy with the platform and said that the materials have received positive feedback from stakeholders. 

    “Neuron demonstrates in-depth expertise and attention to detail. Every team member follows a strict, tried-and-true internal process to deliver products.” — Director, Software Development Company
     

  • 5
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Five is web and mobile app development agency headquartered in New York with offices in Croatia. The 50+ person product team has been creating stunning, award-winning mobile products since 2008.

    Clients
    Rosetta Stone
    Marriott International
    Crestron
    AccuWeather
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Five paired with a prominent language app to revamp their mobile user experience, from back to frontend. Thanks to the team’s customer-centric design approach, mobile downloads have more than doubled since the app’s relaunch. Five also delivered their work ahead of schedule and under budget, surpassing all expectations.

    "They’re a lot more than a vendor; Five truly is a partner." – Head of Consumer Division, Language App

  • 6
    $10,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    Andersen, or A-Soft, is a development and IT company based in Minsk, Belarus with additional offices in Russia, Finland, Ukraine, and the U.S. Employing over 1,500 people, Andersen was founded in 2007 and serves enterprise, mid-market, and small business clients. They specialize in BI and Big Data consulting and mobile app and custom software development.

    Clients
    GlobePayroll
    Samsung
    Marvel
    Media Markt
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Andersen partnered with a health technology company to develop a web app that needed frontend refactoring. They provided PHP Laravel development for the web app and supplied Ionic applications that run using data from the client's database. Andersen's expertise and reliable development work allowed several third-party platforms to have API integrations with the app. 

    “The communication has been very good. Having a consistent team and dedicated resources on the project has been an advantage. They are skilled and have a very good work ethic and morale. We get replies even on weekends.” – CEO, Health Technology Company

  • 7
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Method is a strategic design firm based in New York with offices in London; Denver; Atlanta; Charlotte, N.C.; and San Jose, Calif. The firm, founded in 1999, has more than 130 employees and provides UX/UI design, custom software development, digital strategy, web development, and branding services. Method serves enterprise and mid-market companies in the financial services, IT, arts & entertainment, customer products & services, medical, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    Ubisoft
    Manchester City
    Evry
    Clear
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A financial services company hired Method for an ongoing engagement to develop their web applications and mobile applications. Method used React for the front end and Java for the back end. They also do custom software development and prototyping. Method has been meeting the company's expectations throughout this ongoing engagement.

    "They’ve done a great job. We work in technology, nothing is really black and white. There are always potential problems, but I can’t really remember any time that we had any issues." - VP of Product & Innovation

  • 8
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    The Story is a design and innovation firm founded in 2009. It's located in Warsaw, Poland, with a second location in St. Petersburg, Russia and serve the healthcare and finance industries. The Story employs a team of 6 that specializes in UX/UI design, custom software development, and branding. 

    Clients
    KCR Clinical Solutions
    INVICTA
    Aflofarm
    PwC Poland
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Story redesigned the user interface of a company website to reflect new services. The new website is optimized using AWS and available worldwide.

     

  • 9
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Wolf&Whale is a UX/UI consultancy founded in 2013 and located in New York. The team of fewer than 50 employees offers UX/UI design, branding, and web development services. Their clients primarily include midmarket businesses in the business services, arts, entertainment, and music, and consumer products and services industries.

    Clients
    WeWork
    Kohler
    Guardian
    GoDaddy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wolf&Whale redesigned a mobie app and developed a website for a haircut services provider. The team worked quickly, and their efforts were integral to the project’s success. 

    “We were satisfied with the quality and timeliness of the project.” – CEO, Haircut Services Provider

  • 10
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY
    Cooper is an user experience design agency. Founded in 1992, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California; New York, New York; Philadelphia, and Blumenau, Brazil. The midsize team focuses on ux/ui design and digital strategy.
    Industries
  • 11
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New York NY

    3Q Digital is a digital marketing and strategic consulting agency headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. with additional offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Burlington, Vt., Austin, Texas, and Raleigh, N.C. Their staff consists of over 250 experts in SEO, social media marketing, and analytics.

    Clients
    Eventbrite
    SurveyMonkey
    ModCloth
    Square
    Notable Project

    A retail chain hired 3Q Digital to help with its paid search and social media marketing. From this partnership, the chain's conversion rates improved over 30%, and the ROI for search campaigns improved by 40%.

    “I’m most impressed with 3Q Digital's knowledge of all the advanced and best tactics, features, and betas. They’re always much farther ahead, and they’ve actually got experience doing them. A lot of agencies don’t have the experience.” – Digital Marketing Manager, Retail Chain

  • 12
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Key Lime Interactive is a digital agency based in Doral, Fla., with another office in Brooklyn, N.Y. It was founded in 2009 and has 25+ employees who provide UX/UI design, market research, digital strategy, and logo services to enterprise businesses.

    Clients
    Google
    Amazon
    Microsoft
    GE Healthcare
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An internet company hired Key Lime Interactive for staff augmentation when one of its employees went on leave. Key Lime Interactive took over the UX research for the team, and the company extended and expanded its contract after the employee returned from leave. 

    "I’m 100% satisfied. It’s great to work with people that already understand the space." – UX Researcher, Internet Company

  • 13
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    ArcTouch was founded in 2008 and has offices in San Francisco, Calif., New York, and Florianópolis, Brazil. They excel at app development, blockchain, and UX/UI design. They guide their enterprise clients through the app building process by defining a strategy for the best user experience, planning the visual design, developing and testing the prototype, and ensuring optimization and growth.

    Clients
    Hawaiian Airlines
    Audi
    3M
    HP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A California-based content discovery startup hired ArcTouch to design a content discovery platform and iOS app. They provided feedback on the startup's user stories, created wireframes, and developed the platform and app. The project was completed ahead of schedule.

    “We’re astonished at the quality of the work. We’re a small company, and we weren’t expecting the same level of service a Fortune 500 company might enjoy. We were amazed by their design and the effort that went into every screen.” – Senior Project Manger, Content Discovery Startup

  • 14
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    With a team of 50+, Fueled specializes in creating mobile apps and websites. The New York-based app development company aims to create easy-to-use and attractive products for customers, whether they are big or small brands.

    Clients
    MGM Resorts International
    9Gag
    Harvard
    Rite Aid
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fueled designed a bidding-style app for a company that deals with nightlife reservations. They built the app from scratch, taking into consideration what the company wanted, as well as giving advice. The app had a lot of functions, such as a list of venues, submission options, and tools that allowed notifications to be sent from venues.

    “They’re incredibly efficient in the work that they do and know what they're doing in design, coding, and executing their ideas. They have a great understanding of what's current and get things done very quickly compared to others.” – Founder, Mobile App

  • 15
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Dom & Tom was founded in 2009 and has offices around the U.S. in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. They are an end-to-end digital product development agency that focuses on emerging technologies. Their team of 100+ created over 120 native mobile apps and worked on 400+ web projects. They specialize in research and planning, UX strategy and design, engineering, QA (quality assurance), and deployment.

    Clients
    Samsung
    GE
    NBA
    Fitch Ratings
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Dom & Tom worked with a digital agency for a website redesign. Dom & Tom designed and tested code for requested features for the site. The agency felt that the Dom & Tom team was responsive and displayed impressive attention to detail. 

    “Their staff was incredibly helpful. They follow up and they’re very attentive. They worked relentlessly to help us complete this project on time and within budget, which was phenomenal.” – Project Manager, Digital Agency

  • 16
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Thoughtbot is a web and mobile app development company based in Boston, MA with offices in Austin, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Washington D.C, and London. Since 2003, this 50+ team has delivered empowering digital solutions to enterprise-level and small companies alike.

    Clients
    Postmates
    Iora Health
    JoyDrive
    SplitFit
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thoughtbot’s team helped the client develop a custom software solution aimed at enhancing consumer advocacy. With deliverables mostly on the back-end, the client valued the estimable coding skills, rapid completion time, and commitment to quality.

    “They provide a consistent level of service that I haven’t seen from agencies or even our in-house team. Their engineering standards, development standards, and the way that they have that consistently through their team is very impressive.” – Head of Product, Consumer Interest Nonprofit

  • 17
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    TakeFive is a UX and UI design and web development company headquartered in New York and founded in 2007. They have three employees experienced in creating websites, mobile apps and corporate identities for small, midmarket and global companies in gaming, consumer products and finance. Services include landing pages, usability testing, and logo design.

    Clients
    Wargaming
    Danone
    G-core labs
    Winston
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Take5 developed a WordPress website based on existing designs and then tested it for an IT company. They created animations and a website theme, and implemented multiple interactive filters. Stakeholders were pleased that the final product effectively matched the provided designs.

    “Takefive has an impressive workflow that allows to create and control a project on each stage. The development team is highly professional. They delivered a powerful high-quality product ready for launch.” – CEO, IT Company

  • 18
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Perpetual is a software product innovation and development company based in New York City. Founded in 2012, Perpetual's team of around 25 employees provides a wide range of services including UX/UI design, web design, mobile and custom software development, IT staff augmentation, product design, and more.

    Clients
    Reuters
    MIT
    The Inside
    Reliance Jio
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Perpetual is working with this financial services firm to assist in rebuilding its UI. The team planned the entire project, from the mockups to the detailed specs, and produced a .NET-based, real-time news services application, which is currently being QA tested by Perpetual.

    "Users have received the platform extremely well. We’re very excited about how well it’s performing. We haven’t experienced any technical issues." – Product Management, Financial Services Firm

  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Gramercy Tech is a boutique technology company offering UX/UI design, custom software development, AR/VR development, and IT consulting services. Founded in 2003, Gramercy Tech has a team of about 30 employees who work with clients across industries – business services, consumer products, education, and more.

    Clients
    Acxiom
    Bentley
    Buick
    Cadillac
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gramercy Tech helped a global creative agency design a Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality presentation for the Consumer Electronics Show in 2017. They developed an AR app for the HoloLens that included 3D objects and graphics, as well as programmed the animation to make the presentation interactive.

    “We were impressed by their problem-solving abilities — they could dive in and come up with solutions quickly. For example, it was probably the first time the HoloLens was used in such a large setting.” – Digital Director, Global Creative Agency

  • 20
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Princeton NJ

    NewAgeSMB is a full-stack iOS, Android, and web development company based in Princeton, N.J. The company, founded in 1994, has more than 45 employees and provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development services to companies and institutions in various industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A car wash startup hired NewAgeSMB to develop its website and its Android and iOS mobile apps for customers and washers. NewAgeSMB delivered both the website and the apps and are now continuing to provide maintenance services.

    "The team took my vision and made it into a product." - CEO, Car Wash Startup 

  • 21
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    New York City-based development company Postlight is a development company with experience in computing infrastructure and content management. Founded in 2015, the team of 40 technical architects, UX designers, writers, and software engineers specializes in mobile app and web development, as well as UI/UX design.

    Clients
    VICE
    Bloomberg
    Mailchimp
    Barnes & Noble
    Notable Project

    Postlight created web and mobile applications for a financial news provider. They handled all development, carefully following the client’s guidelines. Feedback for the app has been positive.

    “In terms of project management and communication, everything was phenomenal. I couldn’t ask for anything more. They’re incredibly polished and professional.” – Global Head of Digital Innovation, Financial Services Company

  • 22
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    XWP is a web agency founded in Chelsea, Australia in 2005 with over 50 employees. They offer web development, web design, and UX/UI design solutions to mid-market and enterprise-level clients in the fields of IT and media.

    Clients
    Google
    News Corp
    Automattic
    Rolling Stone
    Industries
    Notable Project

    XWP developed a WordPress plugin for a large tech company. The company had XWP write the code of the plugin. The plugin has since had over half a million installs since its release.

    “XWP is versatile in being able to identify external or internal talent needed at any moment in time for anything, from extra plugin development to catering an event and everything that happens in between.” - Partner Development Manager, Large Tech Company

  • 23
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Humbleteam is a digital design firm founded in 2015 in Prague. The firm features a team of more than 10 employees and offers services in UX/UI design, web design, and product design. 

    Clients
    NASA
    Nexar
    Scentbird
    Marcel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Humbleteam developed the UI/UX for a financial services firm's new mobile app. Humbleteam conducted wireframing and design research in order to best position the designs. The firm then built the wireframing for the app and developed the UI/UX designs. Humbleteam also included brand illustrations in their creation in order to uphold brand identity. The app was launched successfully. 

    "Not only did the team have an impressive breadth of skills, but they also delivered on time and within budget. The developers felt as though they were part of our team." — COO, Financial Services Firm 

  • 24
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Mobile app development company Tapptitude has offices in Romania, the US, and London. The team of 40+ employees specializes in iOS and Android app development and offers UX/UI design, IT strategy consulting, and web development. Founded in 2013, Tapptitude mainly works with small businesses and startups in the real estate, automotive, and arts and entertainment industries.

    Clients
    Tenor
    Glorify
    Wellory
    Ontapp
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tapptitude developed an app prototype for a food ordering company. They executed the food ordering company’s vision perfectly and were retained to develop the full product. Some app features Tapptitude developed included platform signup, payment systems, and restaurant menu integration.

    “The proof that I’ve been happy with Tapptitude is that we’ve continued working long-term, even though I’ve had the option to use in-house developers. I felt that the communication was great and, most importantly, the quality Tapptitude provides is amazing, as is the communication.” – CEO, Food Ordering App

  • 25
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Manasquan NJ

    Urban Emu — a Manasquan, New Jersey-based company founded in 2006 — provides UX/UI development services, as well as AR/VR and custom software development. Their team of about 12 employees partners with primarily small businesses in the governmental, financial, and IT sectors.  

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Most recently, Urban Emu partnered with a youth sports organization to redesign the company's website and mobile app. They developed a new design and UX for the application focusing on user engagement and intuitive navigation. 

    "They were able to deliver exactly what we needed. They kept things on budget and on time. They were excellent." – CEO, Youth Sports Organization

     

  • 26
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    New York-based mobile app and web development company Utility was founded in 2013. The team of about 40 engineers, digital strategists, and creative designers serves small, mid-market, and enterprise clients across all industries. They complement their development expertise with UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Airbnb
    Samsung
    Verizon
    DirecTV
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Utility developed a live streaming platform for a new network. The project included UX/UI design, live streaming architecture, and search filtering. As a result of Utility’s work, the network received positive reviews and was acquired by a big name company.

    “We provided our goals, told them what we needed, and collaborated during the rounds of UX designs, but they took it all from there and steered the strategies around how to implement and execute everything digitally.” – Director, Network

  • 27
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    With a presence on both the east and west coasts of the US, Prolific Interactive is a product agency that offers mobile app development, UI/UX design, and digital strategy. The team, which is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY with a second office in San Francisco, CA, serves mid-market and enterprise clients.

    Clients
    American Express
    Saks Fifth Avenue
    SoulCycle
    Sephora
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Prolific Interactive developed both an iOS and Android app for a bridal retail chain. The app replicated the company’s website and included some additional interactive features such as a wedding dress finder and personality quiz.

    “Prolific has been a great partner soup to nuts, handling all of the frontend development work and the design work. They’ve gone above and beyond and done some of the user research analysis.” – Senior Manager, Bridal Retail Chain

  • 28
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Hungry is a creative and digital marketing agency based in New York. Founded in 2014, they have a team of 18 employees. Their focus includes UX/UI design, advertising, and social media marketing.

    Clients
    Virgin Atlantic
    Sephora
    Seabourn
    AT&T
    Notable Project

    A advertising and sales division of a large company hired Hungry to develop a digital experience for learning about the company’s history. Using the software AngularJS, Hungry handled the coding and back-end infrastructure of the project. Despite Hungry’s small team size, the client appreciated Hungry’s creative and developmental expertise.

    “We found Hungry’s project management to be really strong and the project went off without any major problems. They always delivered on time.” – Creative Director, Advertising Division

  • 29
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Fuzz is an award-winning mobile app development company based in Brooklyn, NY. Fuzz’s team of 50+ strategists, designers, and engineers build innovative and creative mobile-first solutions for small, midmarket, and enterprise businesses.

    Clients
    mCommerce: Anheuser-Busch InBev, Wegmans, Forever 21, GNC
    Food & Hospitatlity: Shake Shack, Fairmont Hotels, Wingstop
    Media & Publishing: New York Post, Conde Nast, Huffington Post, Penguin Random House, Zagat
    Entertainment: CBS, Disney, The Met
    Notable Project

    When tasked with rebuilding the entire mobile app suite for a popular newspaper, Fuzz developed a range of sleek and intuitive tablet and phone apps that yielded a 20%+ increase in active users. The Chief Digital Officer of this newspaper lauded Fuzz for its creativity, reliability, expertise.

    “Fuzz has done a good job on all fronts, from their technical abilities to managing the project. They’re good communicators … and continued to support the apps, staying by our side whenever we had an issue. If we need them at three in the morning, someone from Fuzz’s team is there to answer the phone.” – Chief Digital Officer, Newspaper

  • 30
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    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.  

    Clients
    Google
    Sky
    Ford
    Qantas
    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

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