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List of the Best Chicago Web Design Agencies

  • 1
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Solid Digital is a web design, development, and marketing company with offices in Portland, Ore. and Chicago. With about 30 team members, the agency has expertise in web design, branding, and custom development.

    Clients
    Hilton
    Embassy Suites
    Best Buy
    Priceline
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Solid Digital developed a website for an exclusive online networking site. They combined three separate properties into one community. They also aided with SEO.

    “They offer exceptional flexibility, accessibility, and expertise. They took the time to understand our vision and were open-minded. They understood that they didn’t know my audience like I did.” – Executive Director, Online Networking Site

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    PopArt Studio is a professional digital agency based in Novi Sad, Serbia, and founded in 2010. They have a team of 27 employees who specialize in web design, web development, and UX/UI design. They mainly work with small businesses in the IT, eCommerce, and marketing industries. 

    Clients
    Nike
    Schwarzkopf
    IBM
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PopArt Studio created a website for a B2B marketing startup. They designed the site to the client’s specifications, giving it a simple and easy to navigate layout, easy to use contact forms, and an innovative order management solution. The client reported that the site had received a lot of positive feedback and that their traffic had increased dramatically. 

    “Their team exhibits a high level of commitment and professionalism. They simplified all complexities by guiding us through the process in a timely and respectful way.” – CEO, B2B Marketing Startup
     

  • 3
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Gulo is a digital agency based in Chicago. Founded in 2003, the team of 12 specializes in digital strategy, web design & UX, web development, analytics and conversion rate optimization. They work primarily with midmarket-level clients, focusing on advertising and marketing, business services, and arts, entertainment, and music.

     

    Clients
    up4 Probiotics
    Dunbar Armored
    CME Group
    Side-Out Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gulo worked on web development for a trade association. They designed and built a web-based member services platform on WordPress, including custom features and PayPal. The client was impressed with their ability to deliver. 

    “Gulo came along at the right time and delivered on everything they promised.” – Director of Operations, Trade Association

  • 4
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oak Park IL

    Founded in 2007, EDUCO is a design and development agency located outside Chicago, IL. Their small team of fewer than 10 people specializes in web design, web development, and SEO. Overall, the agency has worked on over 450 design and development projects. 

    Clients
    The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
    Bloodshot Records
    Digital Third Coast
    Garrett Popcorn Shops
    Industries
    Notable Project

    EDUCO created a website for a local university to host a list of job and internship openings for its students. The university wanted a functional website where anyone could post an opening. The website is working well so far, and over half of the student body has created accounts.

    “[EDUCO] is responsive, detail-oriented, professional, and very strong in customer service.” – Dean, Local College’s School of Communications

  • 5
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Yorkville IL

    Founded in 2009, Idea Marketing Group is a web design agency located just outside Chicago in Yorkville, IL. Clients in the education, healthcare, and food industries come to Idea Marketing for their prowess in custom web design and development and online marketing. The team of fewer than 15 employees is skilled in web and mobile design, SEO, UI/UX design, content development, social media, and email marketing.

    Clients
    Northwestern University
    The Patio Restaurant Group
    American Board of Medical Specialties
    Bridgford Food Corporation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Idea Marketing Group was hired by an event planning company to keep its website modern and up-to-speed. They redesigned the client's website to keep it in-line with current trends, maintained its rank in Google, and increased leads by 120%.

    "Idea Marketing Group exceeded our expectations with design and implementation of a new lead generation concept." – President, Event Planning Company

  • 6
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Headquartered in Chicago, Bright Bright Great is a strategic interactive agency that combines cutting-edge design with technology. Founded in 2007, they've grown to a team of nearly 15 that has expertise in branding, web design, UX/UI design, and social and email marketing, as well as mobile app and web development.

    Clients
    Nike
    Lucasfilms
    Crayola
    McDonalds
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An online learning and e-commerce startup reached out to Bright Bright Great to design its e-commerce site. They have since completed numerous other projects together: branding, social media marketing, and graphic design.

    "We went from nothing to something. The strongest comment I have about their work is that the bar for design quality is very high. It's been very helpful to us, going from being completely unknown to an emerging brand and a website that exceeds our very high design-quality bar." – CEO, Startup

  • 7
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 1999, ePageCity designs user-friendly and innovative websites for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. The Chicago-based web design firm has a small team of 10.

    Clients
    Chicago Scholars
    ICF Source
    Rural American Fund
    Elementum Advisors
    Notable Project

    ePageCity redesigned a website for a nonprofit that focuses on fire safety. Throughout the process, ePageCity considered the nonprofit’s ideas for layout and design elements and requested feedback on different drafts. The client received numerous compliments on the website.

    “This is the first time I’d ever been through a project like this; their team was fantastic. They each had specific duties and responsibilities and made it very easy to communicate. They did the work upfront, showed us the results, and got our feedback.” – Executive Director, Fire Safety Nonprofit

  • 8
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Located in Chicago, IL, Orbit Media Studios has been creating thousands of web design projects since 2001. With 35+ on the team, the agency works with various clients on their web design, development and e-commerce needs.

    Clients
    Lincoln Park Zoo
    Vienna Beef
    Metropolis Coffee Company
    Sanford Winery
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Orbit Media Studios upgraded a website and e-commerce platform for a travel company. Before completing the work, Orbit did research and analysis to make sure the website was updated perfectly and on brand for the industry. The website was a success; traffic on the site tripled. 

    "We decided on Orbit because of their solid reputation and their sincere desire to help turn us into the website and e-commerce solution we wanted to be."- Founder/ Owner of Travel Company

  • 9
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Mabbly is a full-service integrated marketing and advertising agency headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2013, the agency is comprised of fewer than 50 employees and specializes in web design, web development, branding, SEO, digital strategy, and content marketing.

    Clients
    ScrapeGo
    Commercial Lending X
    Azteca Foods
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mabbly developed a modern, user-friendly website for a non-profit organization that captured the essence of its brand. They produced a video for the new site and archived thousands of pages they didn't compromise the client's SEO presence. The organization received significant positive feedback on its new website from users. 

    "Mabbly has a very consultative and entrepreneurial approach. It is looking to truly grow with companies and grow the brand or project it is working on." – Co-Founder, Nonprofit 

  • 10
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Naperville IL

    Founded in 1998, VisionFriendly.com is a web design and development company located just outside Chicago. The team of nearly 30 offers a variety of other services on top of design and development: SEO, PPC, digital marketing, branding, analytics, and video production.

    Clients
    Sonoma Coast Villa
    Z8 Clothing
    Alpha Performance
    Cadillac Ranch Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A retailer originally needed IT work and hired VisionFriendly. The retailer was impressed with VisionFriendly's work and now goes to them with any issue or work related to building an online presence. VisionFriendly manages the retailer's IT work, marketing, e-commerce site, and SEO.

    "They're the best webmasters I've ever had. I give them a triple A+. They understand the artistic aspect of it. It's always artistically attractive and functional. They rescued me from the horrible situation I was in." – Owner, Retail Store

  • 11
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Flamingo Agency is a digital marketing agency based in Chicago. Founded in 2017, they have a small team that provides specialty SEO and web design services to small businesses. Their main services include SEO, website creation and CMS particularly in the hospitality, health and business industries.

    Clients
    Unleashed Luxury Travel
    Glass Block Factory
    Lakeview Maids
    Crown Trailer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Flamingo Agency created a brand-new website for a fitness company, boosting the site’s SEO and creating a detailed client database. The client was particularly impressed with the smooth workflow and the ability to collaborate directly with Flamingo Agency’s owner. The website consistently ranks number one on Google.

    “Flamingo Agency’s work had a huge impact. We finally show up on the first page of a web search and are building a solid database. The project management was excellent and very effective.” – Owner, Fitness Company

  • 12
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Headquartered in Chicago and made up of strategists, designers, and developers, Chromatic is a fully distributed team that supports clients with web challenges. 

    Clients
    Maui Jim
    Imprivata
    American Hospital Association
    Harvard University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Chromatic rebuilt websites using Drupal for a magazine publishing company. At the clients request, they focused on improving the UX and adding useful custom features. Adhering to  SEO best practice expanded the site's online visibility. Chromatic offered a perfect balance of technical ability and thoughtful accommodation.

    "One of our properties saw a 50% increase in organic traffic from Google and other search engines after being moved to the new platform."–Director of Product Management, Magazine Publishing Company

  • 13
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 1999, ArtVersion is a web design industry veteran. Headquartered in Chicago with other locations in Portland, OR and San Francisco, CA, ArtVersion's team of 14 provides web design, UI/UX design, graphic design, and branding.

    Clients
    Toyota
    Johnson & Johnson
    Shell
    Qualcomm
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A visual media consultant hired ArtVersion to create a new logo and ended up producing an entire branding campaign, website, and blog. The client has seen positive results from the work, even after the partnership ended.

    "I feel like they’re almost a member of our family. They’ve been great over the years, and I was actually able to work with ArtVersion remotely for the first several years. To me, being able to communicate clearly with a client and understand their style and goals, even when we haven’t sat together face-to-face says a lot." – Founder, Visual Media Consultant

  • 14
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 2001, Walker Sands is a full-service B2B marketing agency dedicated to each client's unique goals. From their offices in Chicago, San Francisco, or Seattle, Walker Sands' team of 135 has various areas of expertise, including SEO, web design, PPC, content marketing, and strategy. They also help clients with public relations, demand generation, branding, creative, marketing strategy, and web.

    Clients
    GrubHub
    CloudCraze
    CurrencyCloud
    CompTIA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A SaaS company wanted to differentiate itself as a modern technology brand, improve web performance, and support demand generation efforts. Walker Sands executed a brand refresh, website redesign, and other digital marketing initiatives, ultimately increasing web traffic and conversions.

    "Their ability to understand and adapt to their client is outstanding...they are the whole package—smart, creative, hard-working, technical, strategic, and genuinely nice." – Senior Director of Digital Marketing, SaaS company

  • 15
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Wojo Design is a full-service digital agency based in Chicago with 3 employees. Since their start in 2004, they have provided web design and development, e-commerce development, SEO, and digital strategy services for mainly small businesses.

    Clients
    Masterpiece International
    Alliant Credit Union
    Mente Group
    Stericycle
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A home inspections company hired Wojo Design to create a website and handle its digital marketing needs. In an effort to move the client away from Yellow Pages advertising, the team implemented SEO and Google AdWords campaigns to establish a true digital presence. Additional services included brochure and logo designs and social media guidance.

    "I had my best year ever in 2016, with 400 inspections in a calendar year. This was a result of Wojo’s marketing efforts." — CEO, Home Inspections Company

  • 16
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    1Brand Design is a Chicago-based web design and marketing firm founded in 2009. It has under 10 employees and offers web design, graphic design, print design, logo, and SEO services.

    Clients
    Lead Performance Marketing
    Peachtree Financial Solutions
    The Hive Drones
    The Marks Group, P.C.
    Notable Project

    1Brand Design improved conversion rates for paid search campaigns and increased phone call and web form volume. The team additionally managed several smaller websites for the client, who cited improved metrics as evidence of a job well done.

    “Clicks and conversion rates for every page they designed outperformed anything we had before. Across the board, we saw an increase in web forms, calls, and leads for our business.” – Senior Marketing Manager, Financial Institution.

  • 17
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Naperville IL

    LLT Group is a full service creative agency that has assisted clients since 2010. Their team of 50 are based primarily in Naperville, Ill., with an additional office in Boston, Mass. LLT Group focuses primarily on web design, SEO, and e-commerce development.With LLT Group's guidance, the pest control company was also able to diversify their revenue by investing in PPC campaign on Google.

    Clients
    National Geographic Channel
    LA Rams
    Subaru
    Burger King
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LLT Group was hired by a pest control company to increase organic engagement by redesigning the client's website. Later, LLT Group also assisted the client with content marketing, SEO, PPC, and social media. 

    "Without the shadow of a doubt, the volume of Web leads coming through into our business is tenfold higher." - Principal of Pest Control Company

  • 18
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Geneva IL

    Rule29 is a creative strategy and design firm based in Geneva, Ill. Their 20-person team provides a wide range of creative services including branding, web design, and print design. Founded in 2000, they specialize in mid-market clients. 

    Clients
    Fellowes
    McDonald's
    American Red Cross
    The Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A multinational publishing firm hired Rule29 for comprehensive brand management: Advertising, outreach, market research, and other aspects of developing and maintaining a brand. They helped the client expand into digital content from print-only publications, and helped implement a direct publisher-based marketing approach. The new strategy expanded market share with every product launch.

    "They're a very talented agency. Their creative work is top-notch. Our relationship with their entire team was really solid. They were adaptive to different sorts of projects, and the project actually gained scope as a result of our ability to work together." – Chief Marketing Officer, Multinational Publisher

  • 19
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lincolnshire IL

    Headquartered in Denver, Usman Group is a boutique digital strategy consultancy. Founded in 2006, the company of under 10 also has an office in Lincolnshire, Ill. They help organizations plan, research, and execute for mostly midmarket clients in advertising & marketing, business services, health care, and manufacturing industries. 

    Clients
    LiveWorld
    Lifeline Vascular Care
    Sherman Communications & Marketing
    Creative Promotional Products
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Usman Group helped a plumbing fixtures manufacturer revitalize its brand and attract consumers by designing a user-friendly, efficient website that included a backend database for managing extensive product catalogs. As a result of its partnership with Usman Group, the manufacturer received overwhelming positive feedback and its brand perception has improved. 

    "[Usman Group] went above and beyond to find solutions that met our needs and fit our budget." – Former Digital Marketing Manager, Plumbing Fixtures Manufacturer 

  • 20
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Naperville IL

    Since its founding in 2011, Launch Digital Marketing has provided web design, digital strategy, social media marketing, and other digital services to their clients. The around 80-person team is headquartered out of Naperville, Illinois, just outside of Chicago.

    Clients
    Illinois Charter Schools Network
    Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
    Plant Perks
    Romer Skin Care
    Notable Project

    Launch Digital Marketing partnered with a startup skincare company to design and develop their ecommerce website from scratch on WordPress and WooCommerce. Since the site was launched, they have continued to provide SEO and paid advertising services to their client.

    "The whole team is always happy to roll up their sleeves and join me in the trenches of running a startup. They act quickly and are good at prioritizing what needs to be done first to allow us to keep moving quickly, which has really helped us to be nimble when we need to be." - Founder, Romer Skincare

  • 21
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Carol Stream IL

    RevLocal, a digital strategy company, is headquartered in Granville, Ohio; Moorpark, California; Simpsonville, South Carolina and Austin, Texas. The midsize firm was established in 2010. Their team specializes in digital strategy, pay per click, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    RevLocal provided web optimization services for a custom PC company. The team continues to monitor the client's website and its growing local search marketing, brand awareness, and client base.

    "Honestly, we appreciate how open and professional they are."

  • 22
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Groove Jones is a mobile app, AR/VR, and custom software developer based in Dallas. Founded in 2015, this 10+ team of digital experts builds the interactive tools that give brands a competitive edge.

    Clients
    Amazon
    AT&T
    HP
    McDonald’s
    Industries
    Notable Project

    From filming to final production, Groove Jones developed a complete VR experience to entertain consumers. The successful project earned favorable press and 65,000+ views on YouTube, while the client valued the team’s timeliness and communications.

    “Groove Jones worked within our budget constraints and produced a great film. … They made everything look as real as possible.” – Former Marketing Manager, Telecommunications Company

  • 23
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Comrade Web is a Chicago-based full service digital marketing agency with a staff of 20. Since 2007, Comrade Web Agency has assisted clients with SEO, web design, and e-commerce development.

    Clients
    AARP
    Levinson Law Group
    Blackhawk Supply
    Zen Supplies
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A translation company hired Comrade Web Agency to develop a new website and provide SEO and content marketing support. The translation company's goal was to win new business by refreshing their website and improving their search result ranking. The client appreciated that Comrade Web Agency was both affordable and proactive throughout the project.

    "They’re also friendly and have good project management skills, and after working with them on this project. I worked with them on a few other projects. I referred [Comrade Web Agency] to other people because they’re reliable." – Co-Founder, Translation Company 

  • 24
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Evanston IL

    Palantir.net is a full-service web agency based in Chicago, IL. Founded in 1996, the team of about 40 employees specializes in providing web development and design, digital strategy, and UX/UI design services, primarily for mid-market businesses in the education an nonprofit industry.

    Clients
    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    Stanford Environmental Health & Safety
    Starwood Retail Partners
    GenomeWeb
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Palantir.net worked with a nonprofit health system to gather user research and assist with web design. The team transitioned the client to a Sitecore responsive platform, which led to great results. Their physician profile views increased 158% following the partnership with Palantir.net

    “We appreciated their ability to navigate our internal teams. We’re a large complex organization with a lot of stakeholders. As such, they need to interact with a lot of different groups throughout the organization … They overcame that challenge with great success.” —System Director, Health System

  • 25
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    BuildThis is a website design and support company based in Chicago. Founded in 2012, the team of 15 specializes in web design & development, custom software development, and UX/UI design.

     

    Clients
    Sunkist Snacks
    Trail Chips
    Wheaton Pediatrics
    Live Love Pop
    Notable Project

    BuildThis worked on MVP development for a logistics platform. They created an MVP platform, developing it from end-to-end. They added key functionalities including schedule tables, search options, and UX/UI. The client appreciated the expertise they brought to the project.

    “They have several impressive traits. To name a few, they have great leadership, deliverables, execution, timetables, and give a good overall experience."– Project Manager, Logistics Platform 

  • 26
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Johnsburg IL

    MyDesignSpace, Inc. is a design agency founded in 2015 in Johnsburg, Ill. With more than two members, they offer web design, graphic design, and branding solutions to small businesses that work in the industries of business services, nonprofit, and more.

    Clients
    McHenry Riverwalk Foundation
    McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce
    Above Par Construction
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MyDesignSpace, Inc. provided web and marketing support for an engraving company. The company needed to boost their digital presence online and rebuild their site. The updated site has seen an uptick in organic searches.

    “We had no products on our online store, and they helped us integrate that with properly sized pictures, too.” - Owner, Engraving Company

  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Alpha Efficiency is a technology, marketing, and lifestyle digital magazine as well as a digital solutions agency based in Chicago. The agency, founded in 2010, has a team of more than ten that provides web development, web design, PPC, UX/UI design, and conversion optimization services to various businesses.

    Clients
    Aeriform Cinema
    Surge Strength
    Skydan Equity
    Infinity Aviation
    Notable Project

    A law firm hired Alpha Efficiency to improve its digital presence through web design, SEO, improving on-page organization to boost performance, and targeting specific keywords through blogs and other methods. Alpha Efficiency's services made the website look and work better based on user feedback.

    "They were more than committed to delivering a product that we were excited about in the end." - Principal Attorney, law firm    

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 2006, Logical Media Group is a full-service digital marketing agency crafting digital experiences for people and companies to transact, connect, and explore. The Chicago-based team, whose original core competency was in generating qualified website traffic through search engine marketing, with a specialization in PPC and SEO, now has specific teams tailored towards other online channels such as Amazon Advertising, social media marketing, email marketing, display advertising, and conversion rate optimization.

    Clients
    Fresh Wave
    Gobi Heat
    Protein2o
    Zadro
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A privately-held group of consumer, commercial, and industrial brands needed comprehensive digital marketing services, including paid search, paid social, SEO, Amazon Advertising, email production, and some design services for their four very different brands. Logical Media Group significantly grew the client's performance in each channel, especially through their SEO and Amazon Advertising initiatives. 

    "We've had remarkable success growing our performance on each channel, but especially through SEO and Amazon ads. Amazon has become a whole new business unit for our company, with paid advertising managed by Logical a big contributor to that growth." – Marketing Manager, Privately Held Brands Group

  • 29
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Doejo is a development company based in Chicago, IL. Their team of about 20 employees is expert in web, mobile app, and software development with additional experience in web and user experience design and video production. They've used this diverse skill set to help enterprise and mid-market businesses since 2007.

    Clients
    AJ Capital Partners
    Local Food Grocers
    Reverb
    New York Jewelers
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Doejo developed an e-commerce website for a real estate platform. The client had the vision and hired Doejo to execute on it. The development work included standard e-commerce features such as searching for items, favoriting them, adding them to a shopping cart, and checking out, along with more customized features such as sorting real estate agents by the properties they manage.

    "They're creative. They’re an agency so they can handle a lot of different things that we throw at them."-  CEO, Real Estate Platform

  • 30
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Providing web development, web design, and big data consulting, DataMade is a Chicago-based tech firm. They were founded in 2012 and have 4 employees.

    Clients
    DePaul Institute for Housing Studies
    Columbia University
    University of Chicago
    Los Angeles Metro
    Notable Project

    DataMade developed microsites for an applies research center. The site displays data-driven research in a visually appealing and interactive way. The team excels at refining complex concepts into accessible publications. Stakeholders are pleased with the result, and they’ve built a long-term partnership.

    “We appreciate their flexibility—they’re very responsive to last-minute ideas.” – Executive Director, Applied Research Center

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