Looking for a top UX strategy firm?

UX strategy is the business plan that outlines goals and best practices for creating the best user experiences across your company's touch points with customers. User experience agencies can help you define and articulate a UX strategy.

A good UX strategy includes human elements like who's involved in creating user experiences; informational elements like how you conduct user research and testing to discover and validate desired outcomes; and outcomes or goals.

That's why we've created this list of the best user experience (UX) strategy agencies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best UX Strategy Companies

  • 61
    $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

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  • 62
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Poznań Poland

    Cogision was founded in 2013 and is located in Poznan, Poland. Their team of 13 employees provides UX/UI design, digital strategy, and product design services for enterprise and midmarket businesses. They focus on retail, financial services, and consumer products industries.

    Clients
    VISA
    IKEA
    Allegro (Polish E-bay)
    Santander
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A job board hired Cogision to build a chatbot, allowing jobseekers to search via Messenger. They created the personality of the chatbot, as well as implemented changes by users. They work efficiently and helps users to send applications to selected postings.

    "The effects are very good, Radzimił works efficiently and helps our users to send applications to selected postings, as well as helps with contacting our consultants." –Specialist, Job Board

  • 63
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York City NY

    Infinum is a software development company in San Francisco, CA. The 50+ team has equal experience in mobile and web development. They work with clients from a variety of industries, including business and financial services and automotive.

    Clients
    Philips
    Nike
    Porsche
    Coca Cola
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Infinum rebuilt a flight booking app for a startup. The original app was extremely buggy and the company needed further support. One feature Infinum developed allowed customers to sync their calendars to find flights that work around their schedule.

    “While many agencies limit your choices, it was quite different with Infinum. They were clear and upfront about what resources we were getting and why and offered us options, which was really nice.” – Senior Project Manager, App Startup

  • 64
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Blue Label Labs is a 64-person digital product development agency based in New York City with offices in Seattle and San Francisco. They build the right product by bringing together the expertise of the client, product knowledge, and iterative customer feedback. Since their founding in 2009, they have built and transformed over 300 businesses through strategy, design, and development. Their client ranges from startup entrepreneurs to Fortune 500s.

    Clients
    Bloomberg News
    Microsoft
    Google/Alphabet
    Fender
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Label Labs both consulted for and developed an iOS and Android mobile app for an experience management platform. The client enjoyed the positive responses from app users, loved the team’s responsiveness, and referred to their project management as “excellent.”

    "They feel like they’re an extension of our team, and I can pick up the phone at any time and get a response." – Product Manager, Market Research Firm

  • 65
    $50,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Robosoft Technologies is a full-service digital experiences agency offering digital advisory, design strategy, UX/UI services, application development & maintenance and expertise in emerging technologies such as AR, VR, blockchain, chatbots and more. Established in 1996 and headquartered in San Francisco, the team of 500+ has offices in Mumbai, Udupi, Bengaluru, Chicago, and New York.

     

     

     

    Clients
    Retail: Walmart
    Target
    JCPenney
    Victoria's Secret
    Industries
    Notable Project

    In less than a year, Robosoft created four complex transactional apps for a managed service provider (MSP) and virtual memory system (VMS) solutions provider, including voice-based assistance. The client appreciated that Robosoft Technologies tackled a challenging project and showed professionalism throughout. Thanks to their product design, the app ranks as one of the highest in the industry and resulted in over $100 million in future earnings.

    “Robosoft Technologies always went above and beyond to try to make things right. They never flinched when I was hard on them, and it really seemed that they were a part of our team.”  – Senior Director of Product Management & Design, Global Workforce Management Solution

  • 66
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Novoda is a digital-product agency based in London, England, that was established in 2008. Their team of 71 employees provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, enterprise app modernization, digital strategy, and AR/VR development services.

    Clients
    Tesco News UK
    The Times
    CCleaner
    Channel 4
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Novoda configured a desktop application and built an Android prototype for a system-optimization software company. Their team coded the main functionalities and inserted an in-app purchasing feature. The app gained over 50 million downloads and a 4.4-star rating on the Google Play Store.

    "Last December, monthly revenue for CCleaner was about $100,000. I attributed these metrics to the freemium model and Novoda’s collaborative efforts." – Head of Product, System Optimization Company

  • 67
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Plank is a digital studio in Montreal, Québec. Founded in 1998, Plank's team of around 40 employees specializes in web design, web development, and mobile app development. 

    Clients
    The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
    Centaur Theatre
    The Canadian Encyclopedia
    Women Donors Network
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A museum hired Plank to redesign its website. The client's goal was to improve user experience on the website. Plank improved the museum's online store and donation functionality, and the museum later engaged Plank to build a virtual exhibit. The client appreciated Plank's skill in communicating technical concepts.

    "We received fewer calls about how to get to the museum and you could see traffic increase substantially to the pages that had that information. We definitely saw an increase not only in our online sales but also our online donations." - Former Executive Director, Museum

  • 69
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    UnitOneNine is a user-centric creative agency headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2004, they have around 50 employees that work with all sizes of businesses across industries like consumer products and services and information technology. They specialize in web design, UX/UI design, branding, and logo creation.

    Clients
    Layton Construction
    LaSalle Investment Management
    M3Design
    M3Design
    Industries
    Notable Project

    UnitOneNine provided creative strategy and design services that included website design, product branding, tradeshow design, and collateral development to a full-service business intelligence company. They rehauled its client's marketing collateral and produced a modern, professional set of documents. As a result of the partnership, the company stands out in the marketplace and its products sell more frequently.

    "I consider UnitOneNine to be a creative advisor and partner for all of our design needs." – Marketing Director, Business Intelligence Company 

  • 70
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Warszawa Poland

    Jaaqob is a Poland-based advertising agency that specializes in digital strategy, social media marketing, and UX/UI design. Founded in 2006, the agency focuses on industries such as information technology, media, and advertising and marketing. Jaaqob is comprised of fewer than 10 employees. 

    Clients
    Discovery Channel
    TLC
    Eurosport
    Credit Agricole
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JAAQOB HOLDING™ contributed graphic design and UX work while revamping websites for a large media and arts organization. They worked collaboratively to comply with and understand user needs.

    "After reviewing our requirements, they thoroughly understood our company and how to elevate us with graphics and visuals."

  • 71
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakland CA

    Kalamuna is a web development and design agency founded in 2012. They have 15 employees based in their Oakland, Calif. office. The bulk of their services focus on full-service web development, from visual design to server-side operations. Kalamuna also offers custom software development and digital strategy consulting.

    Clients
    American Foundation for the Blind
    Fair Trade USA
    Smithsonian Institution
    Environmental Defense Fund
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A Bay Area media company hired Kalamuna to redesign its website after ending its relationship with a former web designer. Kalamuna focused on migrating the site from Drupal 6 to 7 and updating its visual aesthetics and usability. The site was fairly sophisticated and involved migrating content dating back to 2006. This client praised Kalamuna's project management skills and timeliness and appreciated the visual and functional upgrades to the website.

    "They care about what they're doing, and they'll speak up if they feel like there's a better approach. They have really high standards for user experience and user testing." – Technology Director, Media Company

  • 72
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    415Agency is a UX/UI design firm based in San Francisco. Since 2004, the team of 6 has been specializing in UX/UI design.

     

    Clients
    Polaroid
    Aspire Lifestyles
    DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products
    Pillo Health
    Industries
    Notable Project

    415Agency worked on mobile app development for a home healthcare startup. They conceptualized, designed, and developed a mobile app that integrates with their health monitoring hardware device. They also designed the UI of the hardware. The client appreciated their flexibility throughout the project.

    “We got exactly what we wanted from 415Agency. I don’t have anything negative to say.” – CEO, Home Healthcare Startup  

  • 73
    $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

  • 74
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Warszawa Poland

    Flying Bisons is an experience design consultancy that specializes in UX/UI design, web design, and product design. Founded in 2016, the consultancy is comprised of fewer than 50 employees. The team is based in Warsaw, Poland, and works with businesses across a variety of industries.

    Clients
    KFC
    IKEA
    PwC
    Mercedes-Benz
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software company hired Flying Bisons to design a mobile banking application for one of its clients. They implemented an innovative interface exceeded expectations.

    "I appreciated [Flying Bison's] high creativity in terms of UI." – Head of UX Team, Software House 

  • 75
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Gurugram India

    onething.design is a digital design studio based in Gurugram, India. Founded in 2015, the 22-person team specializes in UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Airtel
    Swiggy
    Tata
    Industries
    Notable Project

    onething.design designed a system that incorporated B2C and B2B apps into complex dashboards for an electric motorbike company. The client was impressed with the teams ability to use feedback to improve the design.

    “The hardware and software design helped us bring in a fantastic response through sales numbers and prospective leads. onething.design validated user feedback and incorporated it into the design.” –Head of Product Design, Motor Company

  • 76
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Ahmedabad India

    MindInventory offers expert web, mobile app, and e-commerce development from headquarters in Gujarat, India. The mobile app development company has grown to over 110 employees since being founded in 2011. Most of MindInventory’s small business, midmarket, and enterprise client work in gaming, IT, and in arts, entertainment, and music.

    Clients
    Panasonic
    Maersk
    Justfab
    Pigi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MindInventory designed and developed a unique mobile app platform for a client in the education space. A reliable development partner, they offered rapid turnaround and response times for both production and communication. In less than 50 days, MindInventory delivered a flawless mobile app for iOS and Android that aggregates lifestyle data and analyzes anonymized user metrics to support high-level research.

    “MindInventory supported us every step of the way. They delivered on all our requirements at a reasonable price for maximum ROI.  This is what customer service should be like.” – Senior Executive Officer, Educational Institution

  • 77
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Warszawa Poland

    e-point SA is a software house based in Warsaw, Poland. The company, founded in 1996, has more than 150 employees and provides custom software development, e-commerce development, UX/UI design, and application management & support services. e-point SA serves enterprise and mid-market companies in various industries that include financial services and e-commerce. 

    Clients
    Amway
    InterCars
    Leifheit
    ING
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A household goods provider hired e-point SA to take over the development of their e-commerce system while taking into account its effect on overall operational and technical areas. As part of the engagement, e-point SA eliminated the provider's technological debt, implemented various optimization techniques, and developed the provider's online store on SAP Commerce, which is known for its stability, security, and international e-commerce support. They also provided their proprietary e2m storefront and CMS ActiveContent solutions in building the system. e-point SA completed the project which resulted in 178% more transactions and 370% more revenue, among other significant growth metrics.

    "Providing intuitive purchasing process across devices quickly produced measurable effects." - E-Commerce & Marketing Manager, Household Goods Provider

  • 78
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Lviv Ukraine

    Software development company LinkUp Studio is based in Lviv, Ukraine and was founded in 2010. LinkUp Studio's team of about 25 specializes in UX/UI design, but also provides custom software development, web design, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    Apartolino
    Wisio
    Snagshout
    Wholesum Food Calculator
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LinkUp Studio developed an interactive, animated website for a children's educational program. Along with the development, the company promoted the website and recorded site analytics. The client prides LinkUp Studio on their flexibility.

    "The biggest indicator of the project’s quality is the approval of customers and the subsequent purchase of our products. People do not make one-time purchases. They continue to buy, become regular customers, and lead friends to our site." - Founder, Children's Education Platform

  • 79
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kyiv Ukraine

    LeverageUX Design Agency is a design agency founded in 2016 with more than 10 members. Based in Kyiv, Ukraine, they are experts in UX/UI design, product design, and web design for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in various industries.

    Clients
    Zenni Optical
    SGS Digicomply
    Waites
    BrokerEngine
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LeverageUX Design Agency provided web and UX services for a software vendor company. The goal was to overhaul the UX of the company’s software solution. The solution is currently being implemented, and the company is satisfied with the results.

    “They were very efficient at getting exactly what we were looking for.” - COO, Software Vendor Company

  • 80
    $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
    GoDaddy
    Apple
    WeWork
    Chime
    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

  • 81
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Teal Media is a full-service creative agency that was founded in 2008. With offices in Washington, DC and Royal Oak, MI, Teal Media, and its team of 10 employees, is skilled in web and UI/UX design, branding, and web development. They primarily serve nonprofits and advocacy organizations.

    Clients
    AFL-CIO CARE USA
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Equal Justice Works
    Equal Rights Advocates
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Teal Media was tasked with helping a justice nonprofit revamp its website to make it more professional. Teal Media approached the website redesign by outlining 6 phases – from research and discovery to content infrastructure to user experience mapping and wireframing to content management system (CMS) setup.

    "They are incredibly easy to work with. They create clear lines of authority. Everything was delivered on time and within our budget." – Co-Founder and Co-Director, Justice Nonprofit 

  • 82
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Santa Monica CA

    Sidebench is a strategy, design, and development consultancy with a team of 70+ experts headquartered in Los Angeles. Founded in 2012, Sidebench caters to enterprise companies and new ventures seeking the management consultants & experienced founders, the technical chops of systems architects, and a UX-first approach. Sidebench provides app and web development, UX/UI design, web design, and app testing via a fully integrated product delivery team.

    Clients
    Microsoft Corporation
    Facebook
    Instagram
    Red Bull
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Alongside a major entertainment studio, Sidebench designed and developed native mobile and web apps that connect creatives from around the world with producers, talent, and executives in Hollywood. The app has cultivated a network of 30,000 writers from over 80 countries and developed 72 projects, 25 of which have been set up 24 at major studios.

    “The app has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from our users. They like the way it looks and feels, as well as how easy it is to use. The features integrate well into users' workflows. Sidebench was flexible and did everything they could to meet expectations” - Head of Operations, Entertainment Company

  • 83
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Wrocław Poland

    Founded in 2005, PGS Software is an IT solutions company based in Wroclaw, Poland. They provide development and consulting services to businesses of all sizes from a variety of industries. 

    Clients
    Yell
    Schmitz-Cargobull
    Coople
    Interflon
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PGS Software provided development support to a European airline carrier. They customized the company's website and internal application. Their work resulted in an increased conversion rate. 

    "The new site is working great." – IT Director, Airline Carrier

  • 84
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Seamgen is a San Diego, Calif.-based development firm established in 2008. It has a team of about 50 that does mobile app development, web development, UI/UX design, and custom software development. 

    Clients
    MedImpact,
    Cigna
    lue Shield of California
    Kia Motors America
    Notable Project

    A social media startup developed an alpha-stage app, but it needed a lot of improvements. Seamgen redeveloped the startup's iOS app, improving the backend and streamlining the UI and UX.

    "We already had an application in the app store when Seamgen reached out to us, proposing to make it better. Their framework for doing so was approaching it from a UX perspective, refining and improving the app through an in-house specialist, something I had never tried before. This approach really made our app better." - Founder, Social Media Startup

  • 85
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kraków Poland

    Funktional is a strategic branding and digital agency founded in 2010. Based in Cracow, Poland, the team of 21 employees specializes in branding, UX/UI design and web design. 

    Clients
    Royal Canin
    Bioderma
    Esthederm
    Coldwell Banker
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Funktional supported design efforts for a global marketing agency’s high-value projects. They initially executed provided designed, but soon started to take on digital and print creative projects of their own. Overall, the client is pleased with the team's hard work. 

    "We chose to work with their team, and they proceeded to grow their company around our partnership. It was a mutually beneficial relationship." — Managing Director, Marketing Execution Firm

  • 86
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Santa Clarita CA

    ActiveColor is a web agency founded in Valencia, Calif. In 2004 with fewer than 10 employees. They offer web development, UX/UI design, and web design solutions for small and mid-market businesses in the fields of healthcare, hospitality, and arts.

    Clients
    University of Chicago
    American Cancer Society
    University of Southern California
    Lawry’s Restaurants
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ActiveColor designed a website for a pastry shop. The website that the shop already owned was in need of a revamp. The new site has been met with positive feedback.

    “You didn't really notice that all our time zones were very different, everybody was flexible and involved. Respons times were very quick.” - Owner, Pastry Shop

  • 88
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Hingham MA

    Founded in 2010, DockYard is a digital product agency in Boston that focuses on custom software, mobile and web app design and development. DockYard caters to startups, mid-market, and enterprise clients nationwide and also offer UX, staff augmentation, and training. Their 80-person team develops using Ember, Elixir, and Phoenix. 

    Clients
    Netflix
    Apple
    Nasdaq
    McGraw-Hill Education
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Dockyard developed a web app for an e-learning company, from front-end development to visual design to implementation. Their work ethic, creativity, collaboration, and overall dedication to a quality product was evident to the client.

    "In talking with DockYard, we found them to be brilliant. That's one of the real strengths of DockYard. … They're a major player in the development community in Boston and the East Coast. Their reputation is amazing in terms of the contributions they make to the community." – Former Sr. Software Engineer, E-learning Provider

  • 89
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    GeekyAnts is a mobile app development company that's headquartered in Bangalore, India; they also have a London office. They were founded in 2006 and have about 59 employees that provide services for mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design services to clients of all sizes in a wide array of industries. 

    Clients
    Google LLC
    Siveco Romania
    ChildMind Institute
    Tellius
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A hospitality startup lacked the internal team to build its mobile and web apps. GeekyAnts designed and created the UX/UI, information architecture, and wireframes for the mobile and web platforms. 

    "We were impressed with the quality of their staff and the responsiveness of the management team. They were genuinely interested in our project." – Founder, Hospitality Startup

  • 90
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chelsea Australia

    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

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