Looking for a top ux designer in Portland?

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 Portland. 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 Portland UX Designers

  • 1
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    EMERGE is a digital service agency based in Portland, OR. Founded in 1998 and with a team of about 30, Emerge uses its world-class expertise to create innovative apps, digital products, and web pages.

    Clients
    Nike
    Wacom
    Stanford University
    Home Depot
    Industries
    Notable Project

    After two false starts creating an augmented reality (AR) social media app, an AR company hired EMERGE to lead the project. Emerge Interactive created a game plan for the project before designing the user experience and developing an MVP.

    “You need expertise in app industry mobile tactics but also in traditional marketing requirements. The experience with Emerge has been interesting. They didn’t just develop it, bug-test it, and give it a 60-day guarantee against bugs: they actually contributed to these other categories.” – Founder, AR Company

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Experience Dynamics, which was founded in 2001 in Portland, Oregon, is a usability consulting firm that supplies UX/UI research services in enterprise, institutional, and consumer-facing products. The team, comprised of more than 25 employees, works across all platforms and has a high-level User-Centered Design methodology.

    Clients
    Nike
    Intel
    Microsoft
    Capital One
    Notable Project

    Experience Dynamics worked with a Fortune 500 software company to identify employee knowledge gaps. The company developed focus groups, conducted user surveys, and provided recommendations for the company's website design. As a result, visits to the updated website went up 38%, and click-through rates rose by 50%.

    "I received a lot of feedback from our licensing specialists; they loved the new site and the training. They felt that it really helped them manage their time. People were noticing a difference in how they were using their time and how they were able to do their job." - Marketing Manager, Software Company

  • 3
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Oregon City OR

    UpliftCX is an UX/UI design, web design, and e-commerce development company. The company is a sole proprietorship based in Oregon City, Oregon, and the founder partners with companies of all sizes in a range of industries including e-commerce, retail, and consumer product.  

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Partnering with an independent outdoors store, UpliftCX developed a custom e-commerce solution. They also managed a complicated integration with an outside ERP to enhance data reliability. The client praises them for their flexibility. 

    "Tim is perfect for projects like ours, building out a new website or improving the customer experience of an existing one." – Former Web Coordinator, Outdoors Store 

     

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lake Oswego OR

    With over 14 years of experience, SingleMind is an award-winning design and development agency in Oregon. The team of around 20 offers mobile and web app development, user experience (UX) design, systems engineering, and other development specializations: IoT, e-commerce, and custom software. 

    Clients
    Portland State University
    Intel
    Kaiser Permanente
    OTTO
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SingleMind developed a web app for a smart data company that emphasizes graphical displays and enables two core functions. The product is unique in the enterprise software space, and the client was impressed in their project management and development skills. 

    “SingleMind has a good understanding of the whole process from ideation to implementation and beyond. They’re able to take our ideas and turn them into functioning code. ” – CEO, Smart Data Company

  • 5
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    From Portland, OR, Planet Argon was founded in 2002. Although they focus on web development, the team of 16 also excels in e-commerce and custom software development, design, analytics, and strategy.

    Clients
    Disney
    Nike
    American Express
    Intel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Planet Argon was hired by a snack box subscription company to revamp its website. They ended up redesigning and building the website and added features that facilitated the company’s recurring billing and subscription structure. The client felt engaged and supported by Planet Argon.

    “Compared to other vendors we’ve worked with, they are much more involved. They had an actual interest in what we were doing.” – CFO, Snack Subscription Company

  • 6
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Portland OR

    Serenity Studios is a creative agency based in Portland, Ore. with more than two experts. They have offered web design, UX/UI design, and video production solutions since their founding in 2013. They work with mid-market and enterprise-level firms alike.

    Clients
    Oregon Health & Sciences University
    M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
    Delta AV
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Serenity Studios produced videos for an audiovisual solutions company. The company was looking to produce more digital content for their business. Serenity Studios helped the company show off the quality of their work.

    “If you’re able to communicate those thoughts to Serenity Studios, they’ll be able to take the lead on piecing everything else together.” - Marketing Manager, Audiovisual Solutions Company

  • 7
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Daylight Studio is a full-service interactive and design agency based in Portland, Ore. Daylight Studio was founded in 2002, and its team of nearly 30 specializes in web development, SEO, UX/UI design, email marketing, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Argyle Winery
    Coeur d'Alene Resort
    Springbrook
    Cycle30
    Notable Project

    A municipal tourism agency wanted to overhaul its website to attract more travelers. Daylight Studio built the frontend and backend for a new WordPress site and integrated data syncing functionality from the state tourism site.

     

  • 8
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Oregon-based Pop Art has been delivering custom mobile and web software for over 20 years. The team of around 100 employees works with companies of all sizes.

    Clients
    Yogi Tea
    Nike
    Leatherman
    TedX
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A law firm hired PopArt for web development and design. The project included developing new web pages, designing content to populate them, and updating the client’s brand messaging.

    “They are responsive in everything we ask for in terms of tweaking designs and kind when we are unable to make a meeting. They are professional to deal with, and they really blew us away with the design they came up with for us.” – Associate Attorney, Law Firm

  • 9
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Twenty Ideas is a development company in Eugene and Portland, Ore. Founded in 2014, they have about 21 employees that serve mostly midmarket and small-business clients in the education, healthcare, and arts industries. Services include custom software development, UI/UX design, and web development.

    Clients
    XPRIZE Foundation
    University of Oregon
    Avant Assessment
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Twenty Ideas provided custom software development services for a language assessment company. Their team unified 14 years of development into a single code base and handled networking support and maintenance. The partner's systems have a 99% uptime rate.

    "That’s the magic of Twenty Ideas — their ability to hear and respond to clients in a way that’s unique and powerful." –VP of Products & Technology, Language Assessment Co

  • 10
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Fountain City, Inc. is a Raleigh, N.C.-based full-service digital agency that was founded in 1998. Its team of 16 employees offers web design and development, e-commerce development, SEO, and marketing strategy services for mainly small-business clients.

    Clients
    Nike
    Heineken
    T-Mobile
    Intuit
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A video production company hired Fountain City, Inc. to develop and launch a new WordPress website. The client has now worked with Fountain City, Inc. for more than 10 years and has seen its Google rankings increase as a result of Fountain City's work.

    "They’re always trying to find out what I want to do and work from there, as opposed to telling me what I need to do or not to. Fountain City doesn't try to take over." - President, Video Production Company

  • 11
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Nelson Cash is a digital agency with offices in Chicago and Portland, Ore. Since the agency's founding in 2011, their 20-person team has worked with a variety of clients in different industries, including entertainment, IT, and financial services. The agency specializes in web design and development, digital strategy, and branding.

    Clients
    Quora
    Google
    Kitchen Aid
    Trunk Club
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nelson Cash provided various web development and design services for an author to drive his brand awareness. They also ran social media accounts and provided some graphic design work. The client believes that Nelson Cash's social media efforts will help him stand out from the competition.

    "When you do a deal with Nelson Cash, you’re dealing directly with the principals, and they are never more than an arm’s length away from you and your work."- Author 

  • 12
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Beaverton OR

    Forix is an e-commerce development firm that was founded in Portland, Ore., in 2007. The company has since expanded to Los Angels and New York and has more than 60 employees who specialize in web development and design in addition to e-commerce development.

    Clients
    PackIt
    Sexy Hair
    All Cosmetics Wholesale
    Dakine
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A novelty food retailer, whose business relies on e-commerce, hired Forix to help integrate Magento within a short deadline after a dissatisfying experience with a different developer. Forix improved the site's mobile compatibility and speed and increased its conversion rates.

    "Forix is a one-stop-shop. They have a great talent pool that clients can take advantage of when it comes to taking your site to the next level." - Director of Corporate Sales, Online Food Retailer

  • 13
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Beaverton OR

    Software Technology Group is a Portland, Oregon-based software development firm with about 15 employees. The firm—established in 1992—specializes in IoT development, custom software development, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    Employer Solutions
    HP
    Intel
    Boeing
    Notable Project

    Software Technology Group developed golf fitting software for a golf company during a two-year engagement. The firm also created instructional software and a web portal that helped implement a player profile program. The company has grown by 700% as a result of their partnership. 

    "Software Technology Group is one of the best firms I have ever had the good fortune to work with." —General Manager, Golf Company 

  • 14
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Arck Interactive is a boutique web development agency that is based in Portland, Ore. Founded in 2008, Arck Interactive's team of 5 employees has a decade of experience specializing in web development, mobile app development, and web design services to its clients. 

    Clients
    The World Bank
    Botworx
    DailyClout
    Nurses Lounge
    Notable Project

    A peer network provider hired Arck Interactive to help develop web and mobile applications to facilitate interactions between members of its network. The team at Arck Interactive developed a web application and mobile application that served as toolsets to connect the network's users.  The client was impressed with Arck Interactive's research skills and ability to handle feedback. 

    "They're responsive to feedback in whatever form we provide. Arck Interactive has helped us scope the nature of our projects, and supplied the resources that could accomplish that." – Community Technologist, Peer Network Provider 

  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Portland OR

    Cascade Web Development is a full-service digital agency in Portland, Ore., that was founded in 2001. Its 8 employees provide web development, e-commerce development, digital strategy, UI/UX design, SEO, and CRM consulting services to small and midmarket businesses.

    Clients
    Buff
    Dovetail Coffee
    Gerber Knives
    Friends of the Columbia Gorge
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A sustainable building nonprofit organization hired Cascade Web Development twice: first, to build its original website, and then, years later, to update it and make it mobile-responsive and consumer-oriented. Cascade helped the client add the capacity for video, CSV file compatibility, and easier navigation to the new site. 

    "Cascade is very committed to our mission, one with an environmental impact focus; it's actually meaningful to them as a business. They have always worked with my budget constraints to find the right balance between my needs and their capacity." - Director of Marketing & Strategy, Sustainability Nonprofit

  • 16
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Portland OR

    Eclipse + DDG is a web design and development agency founded in 2000 and located in Portland, Ore. The team of about 10 specializes in web design and development, but also offers other services, like mobile app development and UX/UI design. Many of Eclipse + DDG's clients are small businesses.

    Clients
    Affiliated Media
    Concordia University
    Mobility Public Relations
    The Classen Team
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Eclipse + DDG built a web application for a PR agency. The team at Eclipse + DDG created content and layout as well as specialized features. The app has received great reviews.

    "Our employees really appreciate the upgrade. It was a dramatic change. Both my staff as well as the people we’re serving with the portal are very pleased."- CEO, PR Agency

  • 17
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Beaverton OR

    Duro Compagnie is a video production and visual design studio based in Beaverton, Oregon. Founded in 2001, their team of 7 employees primarily serves midmarket clients. While video production is their forte, they also provide graphic design and branding services.

    Clients
    T-Mobile
    New Balance
    McAfee
    Industries
    Notable Project

    As an outsourced project, Duro Compagnie provided 2D and 3D video animations for a creative consultancy. They handled everything from conceptualizing and storyboarding to doing the actual voiceovers. They largely contributed to the success of the client's 2019 campaign.

    "Thanks to Duro compagnie, we will be working with the client I mentioned on a second phase of the project in 2020. This milestone speaks to how good Danny and his team are." — Senior Creative Director, Consultancy

  • 18
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver WA

    A development company founded in 2005, Infinite Red, Inc. is based in Vancouver, Wash. Their team of fewer than 50 works in additional offices in San Rafael, Calif., servicing small to midmarket businesses. They offer web and mobile app development as well as web and UX/UI design services.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Amazon
    SquareSpace
    BlueJeans
    Notable Project

    Infinite Red, Inc. developed a mobile app for an events company. The app is compatible with iOS and included several functionalities, including messaging and payment. The team’s deliverables have been largely successful and impressive to internal stakeholders.

    “I’ve been tracking the activity on the builds that they’ve delivered for me and have been pretty satisfied with the quality of work and the engagement we’re getting as a result of it.” — Founder, Events Platform

  • 19
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Portland OR

    Gleecus Techlabs is an IT and product development company headquartered in New York. Founded in 2015, the team of around 40 employees specialize in web design, UX/UI design, web development, mobile app development, and e-commerce development. 

    Clients
    Renyoo
    Providence Mutual
    MyWorkDoc
    Notable Project

    Gleecus Techlabs completed 2 separate projects for an IT services company. The first was a logistics project designed to help users track their rideshares and the other was developing an e-commerce site for order and payment processing. They developed applications for iOS and Android and used multiple development technologies. The client was satisfied with the technical makeup of the products. 

    "Gleecus TechLabs was excellent at providing solutions." – CIO, IT Services Company

  • 20
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Portland OR

    Digital agency Iris Creative Co. is located in Portland, Ore. With fewer than 10 employees, the team focuses on clients in business and consumer product industries. The agency specializes in web design and development, digital strategy, and email marketing.

    Clients
    Grinbaum Orthodontics
    Westcon-Comstor
    French Lilac Co.
    SugarStreet Bakery & Bistro
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Iris Creative Co. helped a small law firm with website development and branding. Iris Creative built a more modernized website, designed a new logo and provided an efficient branding plan. The client has received a ton of positive feedback regarding the site's functionality and design, and they were impressed with Iris Creative's organization. 

    "[Iris Creative Co.] were very closely involved. It was not anything where we were left to fend for ourselves."- President, Law Firm

  • 21
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Portland OR

    Monumental is a digital agency headquartered in Portland, Ore and founded in 2013. The team of fewer than 5 employees specializes in web design, e-commerce development, software development, and UX/UI for mostly midmarket and small business clients in the consumer products and services industry. 

    Clients
    Airblaster
    Oxygenetix
    Vanity Planet
    Hestan Cue
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Monumental was tasked with redesigning a benefit corporation's web presence. The team at Monumental redesigned the layout of the older outdated website and simplified its code. They also optimized the website to be compatible with mobile devices. Monumental's organization and flexibility that they displayed throughout the project was an impressive factor for their nonprofit client. Attentive support throughout the engagement ensured end-to-end project success.

    "Monumental has been a fantastic partner. They've been very flexible through some of our internal delays, and always keep us updated on our project's status. Communication has really been great." –Brand Manager, Benefit Corporation 

  • 22
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Portland OR

    Strategies 360 is a public relations and strategic positioning firm headquartered in Seattle, Wash. The firm has 12 satellite offices scattered along the West Coast, as well as one in Washington, D.C. Strategies 360 was founded in 2004 and has around 100 employees. In addition to PR, Strategies 360 offers many other services, including web design, UX/UI design, search engine optimization, and more. The majority of its clients are in government and business services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software development firm hired Strategies 360 to provide high-quality development resources. Strategies 360 worked quickly to supply backend development, touchscreen capabilities, WordPress support, and other web development help. 

    “They’re excellent, well-organized, and very responsive to changes and incoming requests. They hit all their deadlines and we have no complaints about the work they produced. ” - CEO, Software Development Firm

  • 23
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Beaverton OR

    Southern Code is a software agency based in Córdoba, Argentina, and founded in 2015. With no more than 50 members, they offer mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development solutions for clients in the industries of manufacturing, arts, and IT services.

    Clients
    LafargeHolcim
    Warner Chappel Music
    Endurance Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Southern Code designed and developed a website for an e-commerce B2B platform. The platform needed a new website, as well as a new logo and marketing materials. The platform is satisfied with the attention to detail Infovalue had throughout the project.

    “Southern Code understands our business model and wants us to move forward.” - Founder & CEO, E-Commerce B2B Platform

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Founded in 2001, Copious is a digital agency located in Portland, OR. The team of 15 strategists, engineers, and designers is committed to creating the best digital product for their clients. They specialize in product development – e-commerce, web, app, and software – as well as UX/UI and web design.

    Clients
    Zumiez
    Birchbox
    Adidas
    Lowes
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A music company approached Copious to completely redesign its website, which helps musicians monetize their products. The company said that Copious did a good job creating a website that better represents its brand.

    “They’re super knowledgeable, and they have a good team. They had a really strong process to make sure that we got results. They believe that you get the results by stating some goals and, all along the way, holding the project to those stated goals and not just letting it drift off.” – Director of Marketing, Music Company

  • 25
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Uncorked Studios is a development shop based in Portland, OR. With about 40 employees, the agency has expertise in app development, branding, and marketing.

    Clients
    Google
    Lego
    Skype
    Adidas
    Industries
  • 26
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Headquartered in Portland, Ore., Avtec Media Group is a digital agency that was founded in 2003. They have over 10 employees that specialize in web development, web design, custom software development, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    West Community Credit Union
    Mid Oregon Credit Union
    Maine Family Federal Credit Union
    Fortera Credit Union
    Notable Project

    Avtec Media Group recently launched a new website for a credit union as a part of a larger rebranding campaign. The client thought the site was informative and engaging. 

     

  • 27
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR
    Founded in 2008, The Good is a conversion optimization company. In Portland, Oregon, their small team specializes in conversion optimization, ux/ui design, and web design.
  • 28
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Portland OR

    Sq1 is a full service digital agency headquartered in Portland, Ore., with an additional office in Dallas, Texas. Founded in 1996, Sq1's team of around 140 employees focuses on web development, SEO, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Portland Trail Blazers
    Papa Murphy’s
    Kindercare
    Mimi’s Cafe
    Notable Project

    Sq1 was hired by a snack food brand to drive brand awareness and lower cost per click. Sq1 created three targeted digital campaigns with a focus on social media engagement and video. 

     

  • 30
    $250,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Portland OR
    Instrument is a Portland, Oregon-based UX company. The midsize team offers ux/ui design, digital strategy, social media marketing, web development, and more and was established in 2002.
    Industries
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