The Best Web Design Agencies in The Windy City

Looking for top web design agency in Chicago?

If you’re considering investing in your website, it’s time to find a web designer who can help you stay abreast of ever-changing trends.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top web design companies in Chicago. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Chicago Web Design Agencies

  • 1

    PopArt Studio

    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. 

    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
     

    Former clients
    Nike
    Schwarzkopf
    IBM
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    30 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    CSS Design Awards , Awwwards , Graphic Design Junction

  • 2

    ePageCity

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Chicago Scholars
    ICF Source
    Rural American Fund
    Elementum Advisors
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    42 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Olive Street Design

    The Olive Street Agency is a Chicago-based company that provides design and marketing solutions to companies in a variety of industries – arts and entertainment, retail, advertising and marketing, and government. Founded in 2005, The Olive Street Agency has a small team of about 16 employees with capabilities in web design, SEO, digital strategy, branding, photography, content development, and social media.

    Notable Project

    A local interior design firm felt they were getting lost in the crowd and wanted to stand out. The Olive Street Agency redesigned the client's and continue to provide branding, marketing, and SEO analytics. The client noticed an increase in website traffic and plans to keep working with The Olive Street Agency in the future.

    "They do what I ask them to do, and they offer their input as well as suggestions. They are great and always efficient; they get things done. They are very agreeable to make changes. I throw a lot at them last minute, and they always respond quickly." – Marketing Director, Interior Design Company

    Former clients
    Sweet Baby Ray's
    The Seattle Times
    Harvard University
    Northwestern University
    Cafe Amano
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Villa Park, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    30 Clutch reviews
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  • 4

    Idea Marketing Group

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Northwestern University
    The Patio Restaurant Group
    American Board of Medical Specialties
    Bridgford Food Corporation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Yorkville, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    15 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Yorkville Chamber of Commerce: 2017 Small Business of the Year , American Web Design Award , CSS Awards: Best Website Design , Design Firms: Gold Web Design Award

  • 5

    Bright Bright Great

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Nike
    Lucasfilms
    Crayola
    McDonalds
    Orbitz
    Cards Against Humanity
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    20 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2014 Gold Davey Award , 2014 Gold W3 Awards , Communicator Awards: 2014 Award of Excellence

  • 6

    Solid Digital, LLC

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Hilton
    Embassy Suites
    Best Buy
    Priceline
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    12 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    W3 Awards , Davey Awards

  • 7

    Angle180

    Located in Chicago, IL with a second office near Denver, CO Angle180 is a web design and marketing solutions firm. Founded in 2013, the team of 8 is committed to adding value for its clients at every step of the process, from planning to maintenance. They offer a large slate of services primarily to smaller manufacturing or construction companies: UI/UX design, graphic design, front- and back-end development, e-commerce, extensions/API's, CMS development, and SEO.

    Notable Project

    A plastics company felt their website was out of date and wanted a website that captivated its clients. Angle180 modernized the client's website, set up a marketing campaign, and now helps them track analytics. 

    "Regardless of our situation, Angle180 has been very efficient and personable in getting things done. This has been very important to me, and I've found a level of comfort with Angle180." – Business Director, Plastics Company

    Former clients
    Green World Technology Group
    Landlock Paving
    A City Suburban Service
    FAB Shop Magazine
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    15 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Orbit Media Studios

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Lincoln Park Zoo
    Vienna Beef
    Metropolis Coffee Company
    Sanford Winery
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 , 2017 Golden Trumpet Award , 2017 Communicator Award

  • 9

    Wojo Design

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Masterpiece International
    Alliant Credit Union
    Mente Group
    Stericycle
    ESPN Rise
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    16 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    EDUCO

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
    Bloodshot Records
    Digital Third Coast
    Garrett Popcorn Shops
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oak Park, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    19 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Flamingo Agency

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Unleashed Luxury Travel
    Glass Block Factory
    Lakeview Maids
    Crown Trailer
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    15 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    ArtVersion

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Toyota
    Johnson & Johnson
    Shell
    Qualcomm
    Northwestern University
    Sears
    Morgan Stanley
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    25 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 Vega Digital Awards , 2015-2017 Awwwards: Honorable Mention , 2016 Vega Digital Awards , 2016 CIO Reviews: 20 Most Promising Web Development and Design Solution Providers , 2013 American Design Award , American Pixel Academy: 2012 Mazie Award

  • 13

    Valtech

    Valtech is a development company that specializes in Sitecore and is headquartered London with 36 additional offices across 16 countries. Founded in 1993, they have over 2400 employees that mostly work with mid-market and enterprise businesses. Services include web design and development, software development, social media, digital strategy, and IT consulting.

    Notable Project

    Valtech developed a web application for an auto manufacturer with the goal of creating a virtual car buying experience for people who do not visit car showrooms. The team delivered a sophisticated, user-friendly platform with straightforward features that made the car buying process easier in a digital setting.

     

    Former clients
    Sunwing Travel Group
    University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management
    Bayer
    American Air Filters International
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $250,000+
    group1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.5
    4.5
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Recognized with 13 Sitecore MVP Awards in 2018, Episerver Partner of the Year (2016), Web Service Award (2016) , Episerver Partner of the Year (2016) , Web Service Award (2016)

  • 14

    Mabbly

    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.

    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 

    Former clients
    ScrapeGo
    Commercial Lending X
    Azteca Foods
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    19 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Chromatic

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

    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

    Former clients
    Maui Jim
    Imprivata
    American Hospital Association
    Harvard University
    Farm Journal Media
    BoatTEST
    Segal Benz Communications
    Meredith Publishing
    Casper
    Martha Stewart
    Parents.com
    Outside Magazine
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    VisionFriendly.com

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Sonoma Coast Villa
    Z8 Clothing
    Alpha Performance
    Cadillac Ranch Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Entrepreneur Magazine: 2008 10 Most Dependable Web Designers of Central US , Best of Sugar Grove: 2009 Internet Hosting Services Award , Best of Yorkville: 2011 Best Web Design and Development , Saint Charles Awards: 2014 Graphic Design Award

  • 17

    1Brand Design

    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.

    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.

    Former clients
    Lead Performance Marketing
    Peachtree Financial Solutions
    The Hive Drones
    The Marks Group, P.C.
    Assured Settlement Services
    The Hive Drones
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Walker Sands

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    GrubHub
    CloudCraze
    CurrencyCloud
    CompTIA
    Vibes
    Magnetic
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    9 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 , PRovoke #1 Best Midsize Agency to Work For , AVA Digital Platinum Award Winner , Hermes Creative Gold Award Winner

  • 19

    LLT Group

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    National Geographic Channel
    LA Rams
    Subaru
    Burger King
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    4.6
    4.6
    15 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    10 Best Design: Top Chicago Web Design Agencies (2018) , Top Shopify Developers in Chicago (2017)

  • 20

    Rule29

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    Fellowes
    McDonald's
    American Red Cross
    The Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Allstate
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Geneva, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    17 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Graphic Design USA American Packaging Awards 2018 , Telly Award for Non-Broadcast Productions Film/Video - Charitable/Not-for-profit, 2011

  • 21

    Palantir.net

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    Stanford Environmental Health & Safety
    Starwood Retail Partners
    GenomeWeb
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Evanston, IL
    4.7
    4.7
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Gulo

    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.

     

    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

    Former clients
    up4 Probiotics
    Dunbar Armored
    CME Group
    Side-Out Foundation
    Braintree Payments
    PEW Charitable Trusts
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    15 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    97 Switch

    Founded in 2013, 97 Switch is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency that helps clients adapt to the constantly changing digital marketplace. Despite having a small team of fewer than 10 employees, 97 Switch provides a variety of services such as web design, SEO, PPC, social media, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    A gaming company was growing and wanted to increase its online presence – starting with its website. 97 Switch built a sleek, modern website that included live social media feeds, a blog, and a news section.

    "[Our website] is the most visible marker of what our company does and what we stand for and is actually more valuable than some of the web and mobile apps we developed. ... Our website serves as a strong message and a beacon of hope for the people who come to our page. The website is a great success." – CEO, Game Developer

    Former clients
    State and Lake Chicago Tavern
    Windstar Media
    Runn Chicago
    Accident Treatment Centers
    Smash Residential
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    22 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    Launch Digital Marketing

    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.

    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

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 25

    LaunchPad Lab

    LaunchPad Lab is a web development firm based in Chicago. Founded in 2012, LaunchPad Lab’s team of 17 provides web development and design, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services.

    Notable Project

    LaunchPad Lab worked with a nonprofit to build a new website to reflect their recent rebranding campaign. The team created a Locomotive CMS from scratch and developed the website to consistently track its internal operations. The client experienced a 225% increase in usage after the first couple of months.

    "They give us great advice. They have a lot of ideas on social media and how to track our numbers." – Director of Marketing, Nonprofit

    Former clients
    Whirlpool
    Kubo Health
    Breadcrumb
    Chicago Line Cruises
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    33 Clutch reviews
  • 26

    Comrade Web Agency

    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.

    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 

    Former clients
    AARP
    Levinson Law Group
    Blackhawk Supply
    Zen Supplies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    28 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    10 Best Design: Leading SEO Web Design Companies

  • 27

    Usman Group

    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. 

    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 

    Former clients
    LiveWorld
    Lifeline Vascular Care
    Sherman Communications & Marketing
    Creative Promotional Products
    GG+A
    Panopta
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Lincolnshire, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    36 Clutch reviews
  • 28

    BuildThis

    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.

     

    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 

    Former clients
    Sunkist Snacks
    Trail Chips
    Wheaton Pediatrics
    Live Love Pop
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 29

    Centretek

    Centretek is a full-service IT and digital marketing company based in an Ellicott City, Md. They have about 45 employees that have developed websites and mobile apps since 2001. They focus on Drupal development and UX/UI design for the healthcare, non-profit, and education industries.

    Notable Project

    Centretek conducted a comprehensive Drupal website redesign for a collegiate medical center as part of an over $200,000 engagement. Working within brand guidelines, they collaborated on wireframes. They spearheaded the entire frontend build and hosted the backend on Rackspace. Since launching the new platform, conversions have notably increased, yielding more appointment bookings regularly.

    "Centretek really cares about their relationships with their clients. They take accountability seriously, which gives us a great sense of confidence." -Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, University Medical Center

    Former clients
    Inova
    State of Maryland
    Stanley Black &;Decker
    Corvias
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place La Grange, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 30

    Youtech

    Youtech & Associates is an Illinois-based digital marketing and development agency founded in 2002. The approximately 40-member team specializes in web design, digital strategy, software development, and advertising. 

    Notable Project

    A health insurance company hired Youtech & Associates to build and host their websites and to facilitate the creation of its new website after it renamed the company. Youtech & Associates also helped the company with SEO. The client has experienced increases in their site traffic and its domain authority since Youtech & Associates worked with the website's layout and design.

    "They are excellent. Youtech has been good at communicating with us consistently each week. This keeps us on track as far as a schedule goes. They make sure we’re getting things done when they need to be finished." – Manager, Health Insurance Company

    Former clients
    Village of Lyons
    Hundman Wealth
    Phantom Weights
    Dressander
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    21 Clutch reviews
  • 31

    Intechnic

    Intechnic is a full-service development agency Intechnic based in Chicago. The company, founded in 1997, has a team of around 20 and locations in Los Angeles, London, and Melbourne. The team is passionate about helping clients with web design, software development, UX/UI design, and web development projects.

    Notable Project

    Intechnic built a cloud-based management system for a trailer manufacturer. The system logs and stores company data for the manufacturer to use to streamline their operations. The collaboration is ongoing. Intechnic is currently working on building new modules for different functions. The client feels that the relationship between them is strong. 

    "Our working relationship is highly effective. We consider them more as a business partner than that of a supplier-customer relationship. We can call them and ask for revisions or tweaks in the system, and they'll go ahead and do it. They also give us many considerations before we do that." – Director of Environmental Health & Safety, Trailer Manufacturer 

    Former clients
    Paramount
    Catalyst
    Bacardi
    Disney<strong> </strong>
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    15 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Webby Awards , Horizon Interactive Awards , Davey Awards

  • 32

    Doejo

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    AJ Capital Partners
    Local Food Grocers
    Reverb
    New York Jewelers
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Moxie Awards: Best Digital Agency (2012)

  • 33

    MyDesignSpace, Inc.

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    McHenry Riverwalk Foundation
    McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce
    Above Par Construction
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johnsburg, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 34

    DataMade

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    DePaul Institute for Housing Studies
    Columbia University
    University of Chicago
    Los Angeles Metro
    New York City
    New York State
    New Mexico in Depth
    Uptake Foundation
    Associated Press
    Participatory Budgeting Project
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 35

    Armia Systems

    Headquartered in Deerfield, Ill., Armia Systems is a software development firm that boasts over 180 employees across multiple offices. The team, which was founded in 2001, delivers a variety of services to clients, including web development, mobile app development, IoT development, and managed IT services. The firm's two satellite offices are in Kochi, India and Quilon, India.

    Notable Project

    Armia Systems built a custom website for a coffee shop. The team delivered features that support several order management processes. Their client is happy with how they managed the project, as well as their excellent development work.

    "We’re just starting to use it. I’m thrilled with them and have no complaints whatsoever." – Owner, Cafe and Coffee Shop

    Former clients
    Redbox
    Vera Bradley
    WildKale
    8to18 Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Deerfield, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Amazon Web Services Premier Consulting PartnerIllinois Technology Association MemberNAASCOM Member

  • 36

    crowdspring

    crowdspring is a Chicago-based marketplace for designers that started in 2007. The core team of about 65 focuses on graphic design, logo, and packaging design services.

    Notable Project

    Working with a food marketing company, crowdspring designed a logo for a third-party client. They referred to the client's creative brief to conceptualize multiple logo options that would capture a rebranding effort. By staying open to feedback, the team impressed with a design that beat out their competitors.

    "The client was impressed with the quality and range of designs provided. They quickly focused in one one logo and were thrilled with the final look and image." – Marketing Consultant, Food Marketing Company

    Former clients
    AliExpress
    LG
    Barilla
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 37

    Social Driver

    Social Driver is a digital agency founded in 2011 with a team of over 10 members. Based in Washington, DC, they offer web design, social media marketing, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in the fields of health care and nonprofit, among others.

    Notable Project

    Social Driver designed and launched a website for a nonprofit organization. Social Driver worked closely with the organization throughout the project, constantly guiding them during the process. The website has received positive feedback from the community.

    “They have a very effective in-house approach to project management, which guided us very well through the process of launching the website.” - Former Director of Communications, Nonprofit Organization

    Former clients
    Elizabeth Dole Foundation
    Goodwill Industries International
    Honda North America
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    35 Clutch reviews
  • 38

    BatesMeron Sweet Design

    Full-service creative agency BatesMeron Sweet Design offers an array of digital marketing services but specializes in branding, direct marketing, and web design. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, BatesMeron has been around since 2005.

    Notable Project

    BatesMeron Sweet Design worked on a branding campaign for a career coaching company. The company was about to launch and needed BatesMeron to take their concept and position it through a brand story and branding materials such as a logo and website.

    The Co-Founder of the career coaching company was impressed by BatesMeron’s ideation process.

    “BatesMeron has a pretty neat process that they follow. They make it super easy as a client to take the anxiety out of the overwhelming task of figuring out who you are and how you want to represent yourself.” – Co-Founder, Career Coaching Company

    Former clients
    RCN Chicago
    Chicago Flower & Garden Show
    and Kitchfix
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    21 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Certified by Women’s Business Enterprise

  • 39

    Indigo Image

    Indigo Image is a web and graphic design company founded in 2009. Their team of less than 10 employees is based in Arlington Heights, Ill. They offer services in web design, web development and SEO.

    Notable Project

    A management consulting firm hired Indigo Image to modernize their website. Indigo Image designed the website to educate potential customers about the client’s business. The website also included a blog and a mechanism for contacting customers. The client is pleased with the final product.

    Former clients
    Bear Essentials
    Lincolnshire Academy of Dance
    Atlas Restoration Specialists
    Creative in Chicago
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Arlington Heights, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 40

    Zadro Web

    Zadro Web is a software development company of less than 10 employees. Founded in 2007, their headquarters is in Schaumberg, Ill. They specialize in web design, web development, and cloud consulting and SI. They primarily serve midmarket and small business clients in the business, financial, and telecommunications industries.

    Notable Project

    Zadro Web provided end-to-end web development and rebranding for a digital marketing agency. Their ongoing partnership includes designing a custom-made WordPress website. The client is pleased with their continued work.

    “From a project management perspective, you won't work with anybody who responds to emails and fixes problems faster than Zadro Web. They're extremely proactive and responsive.” – Owner, Digital Marketing Agency
     

    Former clients
    Assemblies Unlimited, Inc.
    Sidecar Creative
    CleanTools, Inc.
    The Alphabet Shop, Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Schaumburg, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 41

    Verve Marketing Group

    Verve Marketing Group is a Chicago-based web design agency, providing creative solutions that make a positive impact on clients in the education, publishing, software, and manufacturing industries since 2008. Although they specialize in web design, the team of 14 is excellent in several other areas, including branding, SEO, digital strategy, print design, and content marketing. 

    Notable Project

    A liberal arts college wanted to reach more donors through its website. Verve Marketing Group redesigned the college's WordPress website, creating promotional and marketing materials. The client appreciated how Verve Marketing Group picked up on their vision and gave it structure.

    "They listen well and always try to provide us with what their team thinks we need. Verve Marketing is always cognizant of what is ultimately our end-goal and tried to deliver that to us." – Marketing Strategist, Liberal Arts College

    Former clients
    National Japanese-American Historical Society
    Peachtree
    National Garden Bureau
    CapTrust Financial
    Union Partners
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oak Brook, IL
    4.6
    4.6
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Web Marketing Association: 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award , Communicator Awards: 2017 Web Design Award , IAC Awards: Best Website , 2016 MarCom Gold Award , Internet Advertising Awards: 2016 Best Publishing Website , Web Marketing Association: 2014 Standard of Excellence Award , 2014 Gold Hermes Creative Award

  • 42

    Concentric Design

    Concentric Design is a graphic design firm headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2006, the firm is comprised of fewer than 10 employees that specialize in web design, branding, logo creation, and graphic design.

    Notable Project

    Concentric Design created a logo and full branding for a luxury event planner. They provided print collateral, designed a WordPress website, and contributed to SEO and marketing campaigns. The firm experienced a 35% increase in clients and a 50% increase in social media engagement. 

    "Concentric Design offered alternatives which were extraordinarily brilliant and better than our original ideas." – CXO, Event Planner

    Former clients
    Netrix
    Q Holding Company
    Hertz
    United Airlines
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 43

    cre8

    cre8 is a CMS and web development company founded in 2001. Based in Chicago, they have a team of over 3 employees. They specialize in web development, web design, and UX/UI design. 

    Notable Project

    cre8 helped an advisory brokerage financial firm by developing tools to enhance the registration experience of users on their website. The team now works in an ongoing maintenance capacity and the feedback on the tools has been very positive. 

    "On some of the specific tools that they’ve implemented, I have specific feedback and it has all been positive. Our test users have been really pleased with the functionality and design of their work." – Principle, Financial Services Firm

    Former clients
    AIA Chicago
    IASG
    Nadex
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 44

    Xeno Media

    Xeno Media is a full-service web agency that was founded in 1997. Located in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., they have about 14 employees that serve a wide range of sectors. Services include web design, web development, e-commerce, and digital strategy.  

    Notable Project

    Xeno Media redeveloped a website on Drupal to improve functionality. They collaborated on the design with third-party vendors. Features included custom web forms and secure access levels for varying users. Xeno Media exceeded expectations and site received positive user feedback. 

    "I would give them 10 out of five stars on project management if I could. We are able to communicate with them over phone, email, text, and in-person meetings. There's never a time when we don't have a question answered almost immediately, and when any problem comes up they're able to help walk us through a solution."  – Executive Director, Education Nonprofit

    Former clients
    Fermi National Accelerator Laboratories
    JLM Couture
    Allstate Insurance
    Okinawa Institute of Technology
    DePaul University
    GoodData
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakbrook Terrace, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 45

    Fresh Design Studio

    Fresh Design Studio is based in Chicago and was founded in 2009. The digital agency and its team of 14 are experts in web design and development, SEO, e-commerce development, and PPC. Fresh Design Studio works in various industries such as real estate, financial services, and consumer products. 

    Notable Project

    Fresh Design Studio redesigned a website and helped create a brand identity for a men's lifestyle brand. The digital branding was done through social media. The work has received positive feedback and the client prides Fresh Design Studio on their open communication.

    "We had a different design direction in the beginning but switched halfway through. Even with such an abrupt change, Fresh Design was still able to deliver within the timeline. I don’t know if anyone else could’ve done it that quickly."- Creative Director, Men's Lifestyle Brand

    Former clients
    Hyatt Place Hotel
    The University of Illinois
    Floating World Gallery
    Nerd Coach
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Chicago Innovation Awards , Awwwards Nominee , CSS Design Award

  • 46

    projekt202

    Projekt202 is a software development and marketing company based in Addison, Texas. They were founded in 2003 and have a team of 285 employees. They specialize in custom software development, UX/UI design, and mobile app development to improve their client’s customer and employee experiences. 

    Notable Project

    Projekt202 designed a commercial consumer platform for a banking startup. They conducted extensive research and used it to design several versions of the platform, including a proof-of-concept, which was then developed into a working product. The clients says that the product was positively received by their consumers and that the design is intuitive, transparent, and relatively free from bugs or other issues. 

    “Their ideas were unique and thought-provoking and centered around getting the product to market faster.” – VP of Product Management, Banking Startup 
     

    Former clients
    Capital One
    Samsung
    7-Eleven
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    100 fastest-growing privately-held companies in Dallas-Fort Worth (2011-2016) , Fast Tech Awards (2017)

  • 47

    Ice Nine Online

    Ice Nine Online is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency that specializes in web design, PPC and SEO. Founded in 2014, Ice Nine Online offers a suite of research, marketing, and branding services as well as digital marketing training.  A team of fewer than 9 employees, Ice Nine Online works primarily with small and mid-size companies.

    Notable Project

    Ice Nine Online helped a small business finance company engage more customers and improve brand awareness by setting up direct digital marketing strategies that included paid Google search campaigns, PPC and SEO. As a result of its partnership with Ice Nine Online, the finance company's new customer acquisition increased by 50% within the first 6 months. 

    "The work is excellent and has already helped our company grow." - VP, Small Business Finance Company 

    Former clients
    The Great Escape
    Bang & Olufsen
    Morgan Birge & Associates
    Gibraltar Business Capital
    Forsythe Technology
    V3 Companies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 48

    C2 Creative

    C2 Creative is a branding and marketing agency based in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 2009, they have about 10 employees and offer a comprehensive range of creative and digital services. Their solutions include web design, naming, logo design, creative strategy, UI/UX design, and other critical elements of creative marketing.

    Notable Project

    C2 Creative acts as the design and branding team for a Chicago-based web development firm. They provided logos, brand messaging, website design, and other creative services for a diverse range of digital end-clients. The client noted consistent end-client satisfaction and a high rate of client retention for long relationships.

    "Overall, I've appreciated C2 Creative's responsiveness and client service. The base value which we shared from the beginning, of doing great work for great people, has been held up for everything we do." - Owner, Web Development Firm

    Former clients
    Motorola
    DaVita
    2Civility
    HERE
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 49

    Alpha Efficiency

    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.

    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    

    Former clients
    Aeriform Cinema
    Surge Strength
    Skydan Equity
    Infinity Aviation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 50

    Yakkety Yak Marketing

    Chicago based advertising agency, Yakkety Yak has a team of 14 that produces content marketing, web design, digital strategy, SEO, PPC, and social media marketing strategies for mid market and enterprise clients. They typically partner with businesses in the health care, business services, and non-profit industries. 

    Notable Project

    Yakkety Yak partnered with a non-profit organization to run a national campaign and manage the client’s digital presence. They provided content for all marketing initiatives, preformed A/B testing on advertisements, and executed the campaign. The project was successful and the client is now receiving over 600,000 hits monthly. 

    “I thoroughly enjoyed working with the entire Yakkety Yak team. They deliver on time, under budget and as promised. Their level of professionalism made the entire project a very pleasant experience.” –– CEO, Public Relations Firm

    Former clients
    American Migraine Foundation
    World Federation of Neurology
    Global Patient Advocacy Coalition
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
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