list of best web design agencies in new york

ist of the Best Web Design Companies in New York

Need Help Finding the Best Web Design Company in New York?

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.

We created a list of the best design agencies in New York to help you start the hiring process. Learn about each company’s strengths, approach to project management and communication, and client feedback.

 

  • Avex Designs

    Avex Designs is a creative digital agency with 10 employees. Based in New York, the agency specializes in web design and e-commerce development. They also offer content marketing, SEO, themes for WordPress and Tumblr, and branding campaigns.

    Notable Project

    An entertainment startup went to Avex Designs when they needed to redesign their website. The client wanted a website that accurately portrayed performing arts and had a modern look. The website appears first in Google searches and experienced an increase in traffic.

    “I don't have design skills, so I appreciated that Avex Designs was able to take my ideas and put graphics and images behind them with good interpretation.” – VP Client Services, Entertainment Startup

    Former Clients
    Pony Sneakers
    HBO
    USA Network
    Shutterstock
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place New York , NY
    Awards

    Nominated for Awwwards E-Commerce Site of the Year (2017)

  • Big Drop

    With offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Europe, Big Drop is a web design and development company that works with businesses of all sizes. The team of 80+ employees specializes in branding, digital marketing, design, and support.

    Notable Project

    An earbuds manufacturer hired Big Drop to build an e-commerce website, which would be their main source of sales. Big Drop worked on frontend and backend elements and was particularly diligent with the website’s e-commerce features, which the client did not have experience with.

    “Big Drop was very responsive throughout the project. I knew that I could get in touch with our project manager at any point in time.” – COO, Earbuds Manufacturer

    Former Clients
    Samsung
    Blk Water
    Saks Fifth Avenue
    Mudd Jeans
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place New York , NY
    Awards

    Website designs featured on CSS Design Awards; 10 Best Design: Top New York Web Design Firms

  • Blue Fountain Media

    Founded in 2003, Blue Fountain Media is a full-service digital agency. With the goal of helping businesses grow their brand online, the team of nearly 200 offers web design, web development, and digital strategy. Headquartered in NY, Blue Fountain Media provides a specialized team for every project.

    Notable Project

    Blue Fountain Media worked on a web design and development project for an online counseling service. They build the website on WordPress. The client said that Blue Fountain Media was caring and engaged throughout the project.

    “Blue Fountain Media was very professional, and they cared about my needs. I didn't have the necessary knowledge for developing a website, but they educated me through the process and kept me involved.” – Founder, Online Counseling Service

    Former Clients
    Canon
    P&G
    NFL
    CDK Global
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place New York , NY
    Awards

    Awwwards: Top 10 Digital Agency; Interactive Media Awards: Top 10 Agency Worldwide

  • Bowen

    BOWEN is a web design and digital marketing agency located in New York. With fewer than 20 employees, the agency has a small group of experts in the fields of web design, web development, and UX design.

    Notable Project

    An asphalt company hired BOWEN to build a website that reflected its new brand. BOWEN developed a website centered around images and a positive customer experience. The site included an order form that customers could easily fill out instead of picking up the phone.

    “We received very friendly service. The team was open to any ideas we had, and the feedback was always positive. [BOWEN] produced a good website, and the communication was excellent.” – Office Manager, Asphalt Paving Company

    Former Clients
    Smashburger
    RedLand Strategies
    NerfDog
    Chocolate Works
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Garden City Park , NY
  • Constructive

    Constructive is a branding and web design company based in New York City. Founded in 2000, they have almost 20 years of experience helping businesses increase their impact online. The team of 14 offers branding, web design, UI/UX design, digital strategy, and advertising for businesses in the non-profit and education industries.

    Notable Project

    Constructive recently helped a civil rights organization improve how it communicates information on its website. They redesigned the website’s backend and frontend, improving the site’s overall functionality and usability.

    “Anyone who has come across our site after our recent launch ... has been blown away by the site. In fact, the website just won a digital communications award for excellence from the Religion Communicators Council.” – Communications Director, Civil Rights Organization

    Former Clients
    Harvard University
    World Economic Forum
    The Aspen Institute
    Yale University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place New York , NY
    Awards

    2012 Silver Non-Profit Web Design Awards, IMA Web Design Award, 2015 American Web Design Awards

  • Dotlogics

    The New York-based digital agency was founded over 10 years ago under the mantra that the user comes first. The agency has about 20 employees and focuses on web design and e-commerce development.

    Notable Project

    Dotlogics created a website for a clothing manufacturer to increase brand awareness. They worked with the client to identify goals and create a strategic plan for the website. The client is satisfied with the end product and the site’s performance.

    “Their customer service, responsiveness, and design quality are the most impressive things about them.” – Marketing Manager, Clothing Manufacturer

    Former Clients
    Indigo Collection
    Tea Factory
    McDonald’s
    Chocolate Gourmet
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place East Northport , NY
  • Hard Candy Shell

    Headquartered in New York City, NY, Hard Candy Shell is a web design agency founded in 2007. Although they specialize in web design, the small team of 5 also provides UI/UX design and web development for entertainment, retail, and business services companies.

    Notable Project

    A travel company’s website was outdated and not user-friendly. They hired Hard Candy Shell to revamp the website. The project included updating the site’s information architecture to make it easy for site visitors to find helpful content, integrating the company’s photography into the site design, and conducting research to ensure the new design met user needs.

    “They’re very smart people, and you can tell they work together well as a group to come up with a solution that is best. When they present it, they’re very confident that that’s the right solution. I think that is really powerful, especially with designs, when there are a lot of opinions involved.” – Product Director, Travel Company

    Former Clients
    Disney
    The New York Post
    NBC
    EA Sports
    Discovery Channel
    Barclay’s
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place New York , NY
  • Hudson Fusion

    Hudson Fusion is a full-service marketing and web design agency in Westchester, NY. Founded in 1996, they have about 14 employees that do web design, SEO, and content marketing. Hudson Fusion works with a variety of clients in a range of industries.  

    Notable Project

    Hudson Fusion redesigned an industrial engineering company's website to increase lead generation. They also utilized email automation and AdWord campaigns. 

    "Our cost per conversion went down and the number of qualified leads doubled...We've worked with them for a couple of years and they're always bringing new ideas to the table." — Sales and Marketing Manager, Industrial Engineering Company

    Former Clients
    Process Stream
    Axiom Software
    iPace University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Ossining , NY
  • HUEMOR

    With offices in NY and Pittsburgh, PA, Huemor is a design and development agency. With less than 50 employees, Huemor focuses on digital strategy, web development, UX/UI design, and conversion optimization.

    Notable Project

    Huemor updated a website for a local media solutions company in New York. The website, hosted on WordPress, was easy to use and had an improved user experience. The client said that the site that made them more competitive as a company.

    “They took the time to understand our business, our competitors, and the existing site. … Huemor also identified prospective users and built personas around them, which helped determine the journeys and flow.” – VP of Marketing, Media Solution Company

    Former Clients
    LiveNation
    Geico
    NBC Sports
    United Way
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Farmingdale , NY
    Awards

    2017 Omni Awards: Gold in Animation, 2017 Davey Awards: Gold for Best User Experience

  • IdeaWork Studios

    IdeaWork Studios is a full-service advertising, development, and design agency founded in 1999. Headquartered in New York City, the company also has offices in Santa Barbara, CA and Las Vegas, NV. The team of more than 20 employees offers branding, web design, web development, and other marketing and design services such as logo and packaging design and email marketing.

    Notable Project

    After a wellness resort was acquired by another company, it needed to rebrand and hired IdeaWork Studios. The project included creating a new name and logo for the resort, updating its website to reflect the new branding, and launching an advertising campaign.

    "The level of creativity they showed for a complete rebranding was impressive. We needed to take the resort in a completely different direction, and they did it very quickly. It was impressive what they understood about the brand and what they put forward from a presentation standpoint." – Director of Sales and Marketing, Wellness Resort

    Former Clients
    Hard Rock Cafe
    Caesar's Entertainment
    Yahoo!
    MGM Resorts
    PBS
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group11 - 50 Employees
    place New York , NY
    Awards

    American Advertising Federation Awards 2015 and 2017, Web Marketing Association: Outstanding Website Award 2013

  • Lounge Lizard

    With offices in New York and Los Angeles, Lounge Lizard has 25 years of experience in web design and development and mobile app development. The company and its team of 50+ works with clients across industries.

    Notable Project

    A candle company went to Lounge Lizard for a more modern, user-friendly, and sleek website. Lounge Lizard redesigned the site from top to bottom and audited the site for SEO performance. The client says that users love the graphics and functionality.

    “If one of my team members finds they need something, Lounge Lizard addresses it immediately. Their response has been spot on.” – E-Commerce Specialist, Candle Company

    Former Clients
    Canon
    Broadway League
    Random House
    Missing Piece
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place New York , NY
    Awards

    2014 W3 Awards: Gold, 2014 Interactive Media Awards: Outstanding Achievement Award

  • Major Tom

    Major Tom is a full-service digital agency based in New York, with offices in Toronto and Vancouver. Founded in 2000, their team of about 70 employees serves a variety of industries. They specialize in providing web design, digital strategy, and social media marketing capabilities.

    Notable Project

    Major Tom bolstered the digital marketing resources for a marketing. They operated as a third party vendor to deliver a stronger strategic plan to reach the client's objectives. They supplied digital advertising and email marketing assistance, along with SEO campaign strategy implementations, which included content management recommendations.

    "Our organic search results doubled in 2017, thanks to blend of their optimization advice and our own content processes." — Owner & Digital Strategist, Marketing Consultancy

    Former Clients
    Pirelli
    HSBC Bank
    Expedia
    Cirque du Soleil
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place New York , NY
  • Onit Digital, Inc.

    Onit Digital, Inc is a web design and development company from New York, NY. Founded in 2005, Onit Digital has over a decade of experience working with clients on web and software development and UI/UX and web design projects.

    Notable Project

    A digital agency approached for frontend development for multiple e-commerce websites. They needed to update the user experience and add dynamic search. Onit Digital use JavaScript to tackle the web development project and lead quality assurance tests to ensure the final project met the client’s expectations.

    “The most valuable trait from our point of view was Onit Digital’s flexibility. From month-to-month, different projects demanded different degrees of resources. The fact that people could be applied or backed off the work as needed was extremely helpful for us.” – CTO, Digital Agency

    Former Clients
    Nissan USA
    Sky Vodka
    Mars Inc
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place New City , NY
  • Ruckus

    Full-service marketing and development agency Ruckus was founded in 2005 in New York City. The team of more than 60 employees has experience with web development, web design, digital strategy, and branding.

    Notable Project

    An online retailer realized its website needed a makeover, so they hired Ruckus. The Ruckus team contracted out the backend development and built a seamless frontend that users love. They also provided marketing services to get the new site off the ground.

    "The first email blast that we did with our guys from Ruckus was the day before Thanksgiving, and it generated over $1 million in sales on day one, with zero issues on the site. The site performed beautifully. ... We averaged eight minutes per user time on our site, so we just had great metrics on our first foray with these guys." – CMO, Online Retailer

    Former Clients
    Harley Davidson
    HSBC
    Porsche
    American Heart Association
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place New York , NY
    Awards

    Summit International Awards for Marketing Effectiveness

  • SEO Brand

    SEO Brand is a Boca Raton, FL-based agency with a special focus on technology-infused SEO. The agency has offices in Miami, Pennsylvania, Paris, and Montreal and provides services such as blog management, content marketing, public relations, and website development. The agency also offers Amazon-specific services, helping clients get found on Amazon through comprehensive keyword analysis and informed product descriptions.

    Notable Project

    SEO Brand helped a DJ company build its online presence. The project included creating and maintaining a website and Facebook page and music and image licensing.

    “They helped me direct my focus and allowed me to be more creative while they do the dirty work and actual marketing.” – Owner, DJ Company

    Former Clients
    LG
    ;Forbes
    Starter
    Mont Blanc
    Ritz Carlton
    Sotheby’s International Reality
    Giorgio Armani
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Boca Raton , FL
    Awards

    Best App Store Optimization Company USA 2016 & 2017; Best SEO Reseller Company Switzerland 2017

  • SOLID

    SOLID Design and Development is a web and mobile development agency based in New York City with a branch office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Founded in 2012 they have just under 50 employees with a client base that consists of several global brands and notable institutions from the United States, South America, and Europe. Their services include web design, web development, mobile app development for Android and iOS, and application prototyping.

    Former Clients
    HP
    Kia
    Pepsico
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place New York , NY
    Awards

    Cannes Lions, CLIO Award

  • Spin Brands

    Spin Brands is a social media marketing agency based in London. Founded in 2016, they have about 20 employees. They focus on social media management, but they also offer web design, SEO, PPC campaigns, and other elements of digital marketing.

    Notable Project

    Spin Brands provides social media management for a healthy food company in the UK. Using content from the client's marketing department, they started with an Instagram campaign, maximizing its reach and engagement. Spin Brands grew the client's following to the right scale for Instagram's advanced features, which they used to further boost impressions. The client praised Spin Brands' ability to execute and provide numerical deliverables.

    "They offer a lot of added value by making sure they're involved with the brand, such as coming to trade shows. They've gone the extra mile." — Founder, Healthy Food Company

    Former Clients
    VivoBarefoot
    Barker Evans
    á BLOC
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group11 - 50 Employees
    place London , United Kingdom
    Awards

    Startups.co.uk 100 (2018)

  • StatenWeb

    StatenWeb is a web design company that is headquartered in Staten Island, N.Y. They are a company that is made up of less than 10 employees and were founded in 2014. They specialize in web design, web development, and branding. 

    Notable Project

    StatenWeb worked for a nonprofit organization where they a new online platform. The website was designed to encourage donations based on performance metrics achieved by various athletes. 

    "The platform now has more than 500 people signed on, and we have raised more than $100,000 thanks to individuals donating toward the campaign." – VP, Humanitarian Organization

    Former Clients

    Amare Saves

    Native Roasters

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Staten Island , NY
  • Studio Simpatico

    Studio Simpatico is a design and digital studio based in New York City. Founded in 2017, the small team of 4 specializes in UX/UI design, branding, web design, and more. They primarily work with small businesses, focusing on advertising and media, financial services, and media.

     

    Notable Project

    Studio Simpatico worked on WordPress web design for a health-tech company. They built a WordPress site from scratch with new templates and created custom graphics. They also helped migrate and launch the site. The client appreciated the positive feedback the project received.

    “Our customers, peers, and friends all said that site looks fantastic and provided a lot of positive feedback.” – CTO, Health-Tech Company

    Former Clients

    OK! Magazine

    Conde Nast

    Sempre Health

    3D Robotics

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 10 Employees
    place New York , NY
  • Tell Me Your Goal

    Tell Me Your Goal is a digital marketing agency based in New York. They were established in 2007, and have a two-person team of online marketing specialists that work with a variety of industries including business, financial, and legal services.  Their services include SEO, PPC campaign management, social media marketing, digital PR, and other essential internet marketing solutions. 

    Notable Project

    Tell Me Your Goal provided full-service digital marketing management for a vocational school in New York City. The client had limited technical staffing and needed a comprehensive internet campaign. Organic search rankings were particularly important for the client, so they selected Tell Me Your Goal based on their SEO experience. The client reports a ten-fold increase in ROI and has appreciated the professionalism evident in their partnership.

    "They're a superb firm and I think almost any business could benefit from their services." - Co-Chairman, New York City Vocational School

    Former Clients
    Friends NYC
    Krisp Events
    O'Dwyer & Bernstein
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Brooklyn , NY
  • thoughtbot

    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.

    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

    Former Clients
    LOLA
    LevelUp
    Tile
    Code Climate

    SplitFit

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Boston , MA
  • Top Notch Dezigns

    Top Notch Dezigns is a web design and digital marketing agency from Melville, N.Y. It was founded in 2010 and now has a team of 24 that does web design and development, SEO, social media marketing, and more for clients across a variety of industries, from business services to consumer products. 

    Notable Project

    An architectural firm wanted to establish an online presence with a website. Top Notch Dezigns coded and developed a website from scratch that contained all their relevant information, including 80+ detailed photos.

    "Top Notch Dezigns maximized the impact of the images and created an amazing place to represent my architectural practice online. The site is well-organized, user-friendly, and displays various projects I’ve done over the course of my career." — Owner, Architectural Firm

    Former Clients
    New York Bagel Company
    Kolossus
    Capital Consulting Partners
    JVM
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Melville , NY
  • Your Majesty

    Digital marketing and design company Your Majesty was founded in 2007. The team of nearly 100 employees is spread across offices in New York City, Amsterdam, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. They help mostly midmarket and enterprise companies with web design, branding, digital and creative strategy, advertising, and video production.
    Notable Project

    A media company needed to update its website – both its frontend appearance for visitors and backend functionality. The client aimed to create a unified, safe platform for the LGBT community to network. Your Majesty helped research the client's target audience and redesigned and redeveloped the existing website.

    "Their work was superb. The website has a world-class look and feel to it. ...From the beginning, they understood our needs and put forward a clear vision." – VP of Digital, Media Company

    Former Clients
    Nike
    Google
    Citigroup
    Netflix
    Spotify
    Bentley
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place New York , NY
    Awards
    CLIO Awards, JD Powers, The Webby Awards, Jay Chiat Awards, Awwwards Nominee, Commarts, Andy Awards