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List of the Best Chicago JavaScript Developers

  • 1
    $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
     

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Highland is a digital experience agency based in Chicago. Founded in 1999, the team of about 30 specializes in product strategy, UX/UI design, and custom software development. They work primarily with midmarket to enterprise clients, mainly in the healthcare, financial services, and nonprofit sectors.
     

    Clients
    Cigna
    Make-A-Wish
    American Marketing Association
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Highland provided market testing and prototype design for a mission-driven financial services organization. They contributed from the ideation stage to the development stage of the prototype based on market research.

    “We captured key learnings to carry forward in our process. Highland were critical in finding these results and we now better understand how to continue with our ideas for our products and services.” – VP of Business Solutions, Financial Services Company

  • 3
    $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

  • 4
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Red Foundry is a mobile application design and development consulting firm based in Chicago. Founded in 2009, they create native and cross-platform mobile applications for the iOS and Android platforms. The team provides UX/UI product design, full-stack application development (mobile apps, APIs and backend) and proactive post-launch support and maintenance services. Red Foundry’s clients include entrepreneurs and startups, small companies, and mid-market corporations.

    Clients
    Clark Brands
    Galaxy Digital
    Travelliance
    Reader’s Digest
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A photography agency needed a mobile app and came to Red Foundry for their expertise. The app allows anyone to locate photographers all over the city of Chicago. They’re still testing the impact of the app for on-demand users.

    “They [Red Foundry] were very organized and worked overtime. They made the process easy to understand, so I can focus on managing the company and not the IT part.” – CEO, Photography Agency

  • 5
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Caxy Interactive is a web design and development agency located in Chicago, IL. Since 1999, the agency and its team of 10+ specialize in creating better digital experiences for their clients through web development, software development, and enterprise content management services. 

    Clients
    Sifma Foundation
    The Popcorn Factory
    Experian
    Northwestern University
    Notable Project

    A job platform that helps women return to the workforce hired Caxy Interactive to upgrade its website. Along with small development tasks, Caxy Interactive upgraded the company's job board and employer portal. The feedback has been positive regarding the features and looks of the website. 

    "[Caxy Interactive] has taken it to the next level — [our website] looks different and much more polished. I love their creative team and their graphics team who did a great job in that way." – Founder, Job Finding Platform

  • 6
    $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

  • 7
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 2008, Hashrocket is based in Chicago, IL. Their team of 30+ focuses on small and mid-market businesses. They offer services in web and app development and design, and the majority of their clients are in the information technology industry.

    Clients
    Adecco
    Vanderbilt University
    Aetna
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hashrocket worked with a digital platform to improve a social engagement tool. The tool aimed to help brands to engage with their customers better. Hashrocket led the project, advising on best practice.

    “Their development standards are really exceptional. They were absolutely fantastic.” – CEO, Digital Platform

  • 8
    $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

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

    Loadsys Solutions is a web development agency based in Chicago, IL. Since 2002, its small team of 10+ employees has completed hundreds of projects for its small to mid-sized businesses on their web development, software development, and mobile development needs.

    Clients
    All Star;Delivery Systems
    EducationUnlimited
    APO-box.com
    Stanford National Forensic Institute
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A small wedding dress retailer hired LoadSys Solutions for website development and maintenance. LoadSys developed the retailer's website and continues to fix bugs and institute updates when needed. The client felt that LoadSys Solutions did an amazing job with a huge amount of work. 

    "Everyone in their team has been transparent, honest, and full of integrity. I've appreciated this the most, as a small business owner. I know that Loadsys Web Strategies' team is telling me the truth and I can trust their recommendations, even though I may not understand them at a technical level." – Founder, Wedding Dress Retailer 

  • 10
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Sandstorm Design is a brand strategy and UX agency founded in 1998. Based in Chicago, the team of 31 employees specializes in UX/UI design, web development, and branding. They primarily serve midmarket clients in the consumer products and services, health care, and education industries. 

    Clients
    Crown Holdings
    NOW Foods
    University of Illinois Chicago
    University of Chicago
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sandstorm Design assisted a health care consultant by building a billing app that allows doctors and billers to work more efficiently. They also help with other projects, such as scheduling and organization efforts. Overall, the client was impressed with the results. 

    "The team is nice and easy to work with." – Director of Marketing, Heath Care Consultant

  • 11
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Koombea is a digital product development company headquartered in New York with locations in Miami, San Francisco, and Barranquilla, Columbia. Founded in 2007, the company has a current team of around 100, specializing in custom software development, web development, and mobile app development. They primarily serve midmarket businesses in the IT, healthcare, and education industries.

    Clients
    Disney
    WellMatch
    Sendgrid
    OpenEd
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Koombea transitioned a home improvement company's e-commerce website to Shopify Plus. Using Ruby on Rails, the team created an intermediate platform to facilitate the migration between Shopify and the client's back office. Since launching the new site, the client's sales have skyrocketed.

    "We have the most stable e-commerce platform. We had a huge increase of 700% in sales." — CIO, Home Improvement Company

  • 12
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Surge Software is a software development agency headquartered in Bellevue, WA, with other offices in Sacramento, CA, Baltimore, MD, and Salt Lake City, UT. The agency of 160+ employees provides custom software development, web development, mobile app development, and e-commerce development services.

    Clients
    Ralph Lauren
    Verizon
    UnderArmor
    Purdue University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consulting firm hired Surge Software for web development and UX work. The agency provided staff augmentation across different platforms. The consulting firm felt that Surge was responsive and that its work has been extremely valuable to the company. 

    "I’m comfortable in the knowledge that if issues arose with any team member, I could talk honestly with Surge and they would remedy the situation. Be open, articulate your goals, and they will work with you to provide solutions." – Director of Software, Management Consulting Firm

  • 13
    $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

  • 14
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    8th Light is a software consultancy firm headquartered in Chicago, with other offices in Los Angeles, New York, and London. The agency and its team of 110+ has experience in web development, custom software development, web design, mobile app development, and cloud consulting.

    Clients
    Groupon
    Royal Academy of Arts
    NCSA
    LawVault
    Notable Project

    A ticketing agency hired 8th Light for app development. The app helped users get tickets to high-demand events easier. While the app hasn't officially launched, there has been successful reports and great feedback from a select few. 

    "They [8th Light] were great with collaborating on the right way for the project to be managed. I learned a lot from working with them." – VP Product, Entertainment Company

  • 15
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Elgin IL

    Softweb Solutions is a tech consulting company based in Elgin, Ill. They also have offices in Dallas and Ahmedabad, India. Since 2006, their team of over 300 has provided IT strategy consulting, big data consulting, cloud consulting & SI, and more for primarily enterprise-level clients. 

    Clients
    T-Mobile
    ADA
    GEA
    Cobra Electronics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Softweb Solutions provided support for a business consultancy's website and e-commerce system. They were also contracted to create an iPad app that syncs with the database. The client prides Softweb Solutions on their technical skill. 

    "They use a project management software that’s phenomenal that their team uses for problem solving and additions or whatever. It has been fantastic." – Founder, Business Consultancy

  • 16
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    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. 

    Clients
    Hyatt Place Hotel
    The University of Illinois
    Floating World Gallery
    Nerd Coach
    Industries
    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

  • 17
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Schaumburg IL

    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.

    Clients
    Assemblies Unlimited, Inc.
    Sidecar Creative
    CleanTools, Inc.
    The Alphabet Shop, Inc.
    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
     

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    CSW Solutions is a solutions services company based in Chicago. Founded in 2005, they have about 20 employees that focus on middle-market companies and enterprises in the financial services, retail, healthcare, telecommunications, and manufacturing industries. They specialize in web development, custom software development, mobile app development, and IT managed services.

    Clients
    The Chicago Children's Museum
    The Swedish Covenant Hospital
    PayNet Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CSW Solutions designed and built a SQL database to manage statistical information and carrier feeds for a financial services firm. The company developed iPad apps to file requests and distribute marketing materials. The database increased the firm's efficiency and saved them roughly $100,000 per year. 

    "CSW Solutions is very responsive, talented, and concerned about timelines."  CEO, Financial Services Firm 

  • 19
    $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 

  • 20
    $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

  • 21
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 2008, Eight Bit Studios is based in Chicago, IL. They work on mobile apps, customer software development, and UX/UI design for clients of all sizes. The team of 35+ employees serves key industries, including education, gaming, and business.

    Clients
    Echo Logistics
    UL
    New Balance
    Trident
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Eight Bit Studios redeveloped a product for an augmented-reality gaming platform. They had to review the platform to learn how as operating and then piece the platform back together. They were able to ensure all code worked properly.

    "They had to learn a lot about our platform in a short amount of time, which they did very capably. And there’s a great vibe emitted by their whole studio. They’re very professional, friendly, and eager to deploy their deep technical knowledge.” – CEO, Augmented Reality Gaming Platform

  • 22
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Blueshoon, inc is a web development company based in Chicago. Their team of around 10 employees was founded in 2008 and provides web development and design services with a focus in PHP and JavaScript. 

    Clients
    NASCAR
    Tonal
    Pepsico
    RealMex Restaurants
    Notable Project

    Blueshoon, inc manages the front- and backend of a WordPress and WooCommerce site. They handle page development, optimization, and maintenance needs for the platform. The site work exceeds expectations and is delivered within deadlines.

    "They’re able to take a step back and grasp what we’re trying to accomplish with a project." – Growth Marketing Manager, Fitness Solution Company

  • 23
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Enkode Technologies is a software development company that is headquartered in Chicago and was founded in 2017. They also have an office in Minsk, Belarus. As a company of 10+ employees, they specialize in web development, e-commerce development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    BMW
    Bayernkraft
    SPOT
    Real Estate
    Notable Project

    Enkode Technologies partnered with an encrypted email service company where they provided coding for the program and helped to bring the project into the testing phase. The client was pleased with the team's work.

    "The team is very accessible via email and phone." – Owner, Email Encryption Service

  • 24
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    This Chicago-based agency focuses on mobile app and web development, UX/UI design, digital strategy, and branding. They have created 300+ apps and online products since their team of 10+ came together in 2009. They work with enterprise companies all the way down to startups, and focus on business services.

    Clients
    Allstate
    Subway
    Southeastern Grocers
    Mitchell's Salon
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ORA helped develop an app for a mailroom staffing company. The app was written from scratch based on web software the company already had. It replaced an old system that helped with mailroom functions. They determined the project’s scope best practices for the app.

    “They kept us up to date on timelines and budgets, and we talked on a regular basis. We had a project management system, and they were very responsive. I usually heard back from them within the same day.” – Technology Director, Mailroom Staffing Company

  • 25
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Evanston IL

    Very Good Ventures is an app development agency based in New York and founded in 2018. With no more than 50 employees, they specialize in mobile app development, web development, and application management and support solutions for various clients.

    Clients
    Hamilton: The Musical
    Google/Flutter
    Policygenius
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Very Good Ventures developed a mobile app for a social media marketing company. The company needed an app that allowed for more customer engagement. The app now has three million users.

    “I really have been totally satisfied with all of the work they’ve done for us.” - Director of Client Services, Social Media Marketing Company

  • 26
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    PixelPeople is a branding firm based in Naperville, Ill. Founded in 2016, their team of 8 serves clients in the advertising and e-commerce sectors. Services include web design and development.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    PixelPeople created a web design for an SEO training company. They successfully created a powerful online presence. Their cost was very competitive.

    “Now I have a great online presence for my company and could not be happier with the results.” – Founder & CEO, SEO Training Company

  • 27
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Spark Equation is a software engineering company headquartered in Chicago, with additional offices in Saint Petersburg and Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Founded in 2014, their team of 24 experts provide custom software development, mobile app development, and web development to their clients. 
     

    Clients
    Shiftgig
    Echo Global Logistics
    BookedOut
    Progress Retail
    Notable Project

    Spark Equation provided IT services and web development for a professional education platform. Using .NET and Angular, they upgraded their client’s platform and migrated the system from AWS to a Microsoft Azure cloud. The client was able to see business growth after the implementation of the improved platform.

    “In the past six months, we’ve doubled our business from the previous 12 months. That has a lot to do with us being more confident in what we’re selling and featuring in our demos. A significant amount of that success can be attributed to Spark Equation.” – CEO, Professional Education Platform
     

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

    Kahoots Creative Group is a digital consulting group based in Chicago, Illinois, that was established in 2014. Their team of fewer than 50 employees offers custom software development, UX/UI design, digital strategy, and web development services.

    Clients
    PepsiCo
    Q-Centrix
    Arcadia Data
    BlueData
    Notable Project

    Kahoots Creative Group helped with web development for a credit bureau. Their team developed the UX/UI, conducted usability tests, and offered technical guidance. Their work significantly decreased bugs and errors.

    "From a ticket problem analysis, we had a 30% drop in defects and users calling in about confusing UI, bugs, or technical aspects." – UX Designer, Credit Bureau

  • 29
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Thinkship is a digital business consulting firm of 19 employees, founded in 2016. Their headquarters is in Chicago, and they have secondary locations in Edina, Minn. and Wuhan, China. They offer custom software development, web development and mobile app development. They serve small and midmarket businesses in the IT, consumer products, business and real estate industries.

    Clients
    G&U Orthopedic
    Tie Accounting
    MatrixEx
    SynoPay
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A referral management platform hired Thinkship to develop a mobile-responsive solution, for a web app compatible with mobile platforms such as iOS and Android. They built a demo version, handled testing, and built new features. The client was pleased with their adaptability.

    “What really struck me about Thinkship is their architecture expertise. They take care with every aspect of the build.” – COO, Referral Management Platform
     

  • 30
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Chicago Software Solutions is a software development and consulting firm with just over 10 employees. The Chicago-based firm has been around since 2000 and has helped various sized clients in different industries with their web development, software development, and mobile app development needs. 

    Clients
    Pendragon;Forms Manager
    InvestToday
    CMSPro
    BarKeeper Pro
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A waste management group hired Chicago Software Solutions to build a custom software solution so all 4 of their core processes could be managed using the same interface. Chicago Software Solutions built a web-based platform and an Andriod app to address this project. The staff is grateful for the app because it helps streamline all their work. The program has proven to be a great investment for the group. 

    "What I like the most is I am not afraid to present an idea to them. [Chicago Software Solutions] are not going to shoot me down and tell me that it won’t work, but instead, give me suggestions based on them knowing what our business needs are." – Office Manager, Waste Management Group

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