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Top 20 User Research Agencies in Portland

December 2022

Looking for a top user research agency in Portland?

Look for user experience agencies that specialize in user research. User research is the data collection process that lays the foundation for exceptional user experiences. 

List of the Best Portland User Research Companies

  • 1
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $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
    • Splunk
    • GAP
    • Cambia

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Emerge Interactive first developed a digital platform to showcase a top university’s environmental institute and were then contracted for a variety of additional sites, each with its own complexity.

    "Emerge Interactive is just as strong in technology as they are in design and content."

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Portland, 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

    • Kaiser Permanente
    • The Juilliard Store
    • Clark Public Utilities
    • Portland State University

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SingleMind began with one-off integrations between specific systems. Their role now includes general services infrastructure, connecting learning management systems to various company platforms.

    "SingleMind provides more advanced troubleshooting and investigation of reported issues."

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  • 3
    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Portland, OR

    Buildable Custom Software is a software development firm founded in 2008. Located in McMinnville, Ore., their team of 9 employees specialize in custom software development, UX/UI design, and web design. They work with small and midmarket businesses within the transportation, education, and health care industries.
     

    Clients

    • Citycounty Insurance Services
    • CatholicTV
    • BrainScope
    • Catholic Leadership Institute

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Buildable Custom Software was hired by a geothermal energy company to update its online platform to fit all browsers and mobile devices. The team also handled the testing and QA of the site before launching.

    "It was not an easy project but they did a great job meeting our requirements."

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  • 4
    • $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

    • Ksana Health
    • Blue Note Therapeutics
    • XPRIZE Foundation
    • Avant Assessment

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Twenty Ideas built a health technology firm's web and mobile apps. The mobile app equipped users to share data with practitioners, and the web platform summarized the activity between users and practitioners.

    "They were collaborative, and their design work was outstanding."

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  • 5
    • $10,000+
    • 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

    • ABNAmro
    • Heineken
    • Intuit
    • T-Mobile

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fountain City developed a WordPress site for a Video Production company focused on corporate sales marketing. They wanted to improve their online reputation and create a user-friendly design.

    "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 ..."

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  • 6
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Portland, OR

    Above The Fray is a fully-integrated global ecommerce agency leading with design, specializing in engineering, integrating, and evolving digital commerce for B2B and D2C businesses. Areas of expertise include: ERP & business system integrations, product configurators, marketplaces, gifting, subscriptions, and digital marketing.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Above The Fray designed and developed a unique e-commerce site for a cannabis company. They researched the client's business needs and created mood boards, prototypes, multiple-page templates, and an SEO copy.

    "They brought good, insightful technical knowledge to the team before we ultimately selected them as our partner."

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  • 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

    • Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
    • Rogue Disposal & Recycling
    • Dakine
    • Visit McMinnville

    Notable Project

    Daylight Studio redesigned a website for a winery, focusing on the brand story and sales page. Their team added features to drive consumers through the site, creating a more dynamic experience for users.

    “Daylight Studio’s work allowed us to exceed all of the goals we set.”

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  • 8
    • $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

    • HP
    • Intel
    • Tektronix
    • EVRAZ

    Notable Project

    Software Technology Group is building a database and survey-based program. The team is currently in the first of two phases.

    "They feel like part of our team and produce creative options that meet our set guidelines."

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Oregon City,

    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

    UpliftCX developed an e-commerce website, moving away from an existing Magento solution. They also integrated an ERP solution, which required much custom development to ensure regular, timely data sharing.

    "They’re a reasonable force in rationalizing, problem-solving, and getting us back on board."

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  • 10
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Portland,
    Roboboogie Inc, a conversion optimization company, is based in Portland, Oregon. The small firm was founded in 2012. Their team focuses on conversion optimization and ux/ui design.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A hardware and peripherals company has engaged with Roboboogie Inc for website development. The team is responsible for identifying the platform’s vulnerabilities and restructuring the blog page.

    "I love their professional approach and their communication style."

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  • 11
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Portland,

    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 (OHSU)
    • M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
    • Delta AV
    • University of Oregon

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Serenity Studios provided video production services to a medical center. This included scriptwriting, filming, and animation. 

    "They were thoughtful and responsive."

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  • 12
    • $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

    • Western Governors University
    • Paramount Salon
    • Westcon-Comstor
    • National Psoriasis Foundation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Iris Creative is a trusted partner for website design and branding projects. They work in a collaborative effort, contributing to a company's success of increasing business 3X within six months of launch. 

    "The quality of design and the understanding of the psychology of marketing and how it's going to affect the end user is most impressive."

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  • 13
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Portland, OR
    Founded in 2009, Particle Design is an UX design agency. In Portland, Oregon, their small team offers ux/ui design, IoT development, and mobile app development.
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  • 14
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Portland, OR
    EXperience Lab is a small user experience design company. They focus on ux/ui design, digital strategy, and web development and were established in 2010. The agency is based in Portland, Oregon.
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  • 15
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Vancouver,
    Gere Tactical, Inc. Is a Vancouver, Washington-based user experience agency. They specialize in ux/ui design, branding, search engine optimization, web design, and more and were launched in 1994.
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  • 16
    • $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
    • Facebook
    • Diageo
    • Nike

    Industries

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  • 17
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Portland, OR
    Supply is an UX design company. They are located in Portland, Oregon and have a small team. The agency specializes in ux/ui design, web development, digital strategy, branding, and more.

    Industries

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  • 18
    • Undisclosed
    • Freelancer employees
    • Portland, OR
    Epkes Creative Studio is an user experience design agency. They are based in Portland, Oregon and have a small team that focuses on ux/ui design. The agency was established in 2002.
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  • 19
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Beaverton, OR
    K2S Consulting Pvt Ltd is an ERP consulting and SI company. They are in New Delhi, India and have a large team. Their services include ERP consulting and SI, ux/ui design, digital strategy, IT strategy consulting, and more. The firm was founded in 1999.

    Clients

    • Illinois Credit Union League
    • Sood Charity Foundation
    • World Health Organisation
    • Clix Capital

    Industries

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  • 20
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Keizer,
    Method Marketers is a small user experience design agency established in 2020. Their team provides ux/ui design, logo, search engine optimization, and web design. The agency is located in Keizer, Oregon.

    Industries

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  • 21
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Portland, OR
    Mile7, a small user experience company, is located in Portland, Oregon. The team focuses on ux/ui design and market research.
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