July 2021

Best Digital Design Agencies in Chicago

Digital design is visual communication that is presented through a digital interface. Specifically, digital design is graphic design that is meant to be viewed on a computer, tablet, or mobile device. Any design that appears on a digital device qualifies as digital design. The benefits of hiring a digital design firm mostly come from having experts working specifically on digital products. Print designers may be good at producing magazine spreads, brochures, print advertisements, and book covers, but digital designers are able to provide their clients with web-optimized banner advertisements, infographics, and other website elements.

We compiled and vetted a list of digital designers in Chicago to help you find a digital design agency. Each company has a portfolio of work and is ranked based on client reviews, market leadership, and work experience. Hire the digital design agency that aligns with your business goals, project management style, budget, and timeline.

List of the Top Digital Designers in The Windy City

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Artversion counts Volvo among its key clients and has delivered branding results in a variety of industries. The result is that this Chicago-based firm has achieved widespread acclaim for their targeted branding work.

    One example of their branding success comes from a globally recognized brand that found itself in need of refreshed brand identity. Artversion helped them revitalize their existing strategy to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Graphic Design
    • 25% Other
    TransUnion

    TransUnion

    Committed to providing access to opportunities that lead to a higher quality of services, TransUnion works to understand their customer’s risk, and evolving needs to create solutions that help companies innovate and...
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    UltraLube

    UltraLube

    Plews Edelmann came to ArtVersion with one challenge: to position UltraLube, it’s flagship brand of lubricants and oils as a market leader by utilizing simple, concise messaging and consumer resonance. User experience...
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    SRC Solutions

    SRC Solutions

    An web app platform serving school district’s nationwide requiring a strategic, streamlined and phased rollout that would not effect user-flows in every school’s administrative processes. As a premier enrollment and...
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    Treklytics

    Treklytics

    Led by a highly successful investment firm, Treklytics’s founders came to us with a big idea. Driven to see solutions others don’t and inspired to capitalize on opportunities others miss, their focused...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Hilton, Solid Digital empowers brands with web design. Founded on design-first principles, this Chicago-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Solid Digital’s experience is their work for Embassy Suites, one of the world’s respected brands. Solid Digital helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 65% Web Design
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Web Development
    • 15% Other
    Panopta: New Website

    Panopta: New Website

    A new website to provide a more focused user experience for potential buyers.  Panopta is now owned by Fortinet.
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    St Charles Trading Website

    St Charles Trading Website

    Through our process, we developed a strategy to focus the content and messaging of the St Charles website for a younger demographic.  The principles of the organization felt that their buyers (or the team of buyers) were...
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    IMO: Website Design & Development

    IMO: Website Design & Development

    Solid Digital, LLC was approached by Intelligent Medical Objects to develop and design a healthcare platform where patients and doctors could easily access medical data. Solid Digital also selected a new domain and...
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    OwlTing UI/UX Design for Website...

    OwlTing UI/UX Design for Website...

    OwlTing approached Solid Digital to develop UI/UX Design for the blockchain streamlining platform. Working on a tight timeline, Solid Digital focused on a dashboard design, allowing companies to easily navigate between...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Hyatt, Microsoft, and IBM all trust Fuzzy Math to deliver satisfying user experiences that embrace complexity and elevate creativity. Their Chicago based team works primarily with enterprise and midmarket clients in the healthcare and consumer products industries. 

    Interactive Health hired Fuzzy Math to create a new app for their service that would boost user satisfaction. Their team solved the problem by creating a mobile app that put behavioral economics at the center of the product and developed a framework that revolved around the member experience.

    SERVICES
    • 90% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Product Design
    Hyatt Hotels - Modular...

    Hyatt Hotels - Modular...

    Hyatt Hotels had twelve unique property brands, with over 700 properties between them. They needed a design system that allowed for every property website to be built from a common foundation while retaining a look and...
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    GE Healthcare - Flexible R & D...

    GE Healthcare - Flexible R & D...

    As one of GE Healthcare's select few UX partners, we evaluated over twenty existing enterprise applications and participated in the research & design of ten new applications over the course of twelve projects. Through...
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    SAP Fieldglass - Full-service...

    SAP Fieldglass - Full-service...

    Fuzzy Math worked with Fieldglass for over 4.5 years to advance their product through strategy and design. We utilized design research to help product teams move from reacting to feedback, to understanding root cause and...
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    Clarix - Embedded Device UI for...

    Clarix - Embedded Device UI for...

    Clarix is a medical device startup that was in the very early stages of bringing their first product to market: a kiosk that could provide fast 3D image scans from within the operating room. Their team knew the technology...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    This established web design company counts major brands like Schneider Electric among their clients. Based in Serbia, PopArt Studio brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    IBM creates products for clients around the world. They turned to PopArt Studio for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. PopArt Studio delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 50% Web Development
    Jazak Water Website Development

    Jazak Water Website Development

    Join us on a journey from the depths of the Earth and discover nature's hidden wonders. It has been amazing to have been a part of the Jazak Voda story. We did custom programming and development for Jazak's interactive...
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    Avon Website Redesign Concept

    Avon Website Redesign Concept

    Website redesign concept for Avon, the renowned American beauty company and manufacturer of makeup, fragrance, jewelry, skin & hair care, and fashion products for women and men. Avon recently asked us to create a...
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    Cutting Edge Website Design &...

    Cutting Edge Website Design &...

    Corserva is a US-based IT company that provides a wide array of software development services, such as design and software engineering, technology consulting, cybersecurity, IT lifecycle management, and IT assessment...
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    Hypermarket - E-commerce solution

    Hypermarket - E-commerce solution

    Uniquely designed icons, user interface and complete web development for an online shop of a famous brand which is in the business of selling consumer goods.About the project:One of the supermarket chains had come to us...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Many enterprise clients count UnitOneNine as their dependable UX and UI design experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Chicago-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One UnitOneNine client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and UnitOneNine has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 50% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Web Design
    • 15% Product Design
    • 10% Other
    LaSalle Investment Management

    LaSalle Investment Management

    LaSalle operates in 17 countries and 24 offices worldwide. As an independent subsidiary of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL), one of the world's largest real estate companies, we have a presence in every region...
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    Ad Results Media

    Ad Results Media

    Ad Results Media was one of the first US-based agencies to combine the disciplines of influencer and audio advertising across podcasts, radio, streaming audio and YouTube. We are now one of the largest performance audio...
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    Cannuka

    Cannuka

    Cannuka is the first legitimately new idea in the beauty and health category in decades. It’s both modern and timeless; it combines some of the purest, most natural elements on Earth in a way that reflects the changing...
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    Chef Luciano restaurant rebrand

    Chef Luciano restaurant rebrand

    Family owned and operated since their founding in 1982, Chef Luciano Kitchen & Chicken proudly serves their unique blend of flavors from the American South, the Caribbean, Italy & India in a comfortable counter...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Dunbar Armored, Gulo empowers brands with UX and UI design. Founded on design-first principles, this Chicago-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Gulo’s experience is their work for The Side-Out Foundation, one of the world’s respected brands. Gulo helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 75% Web Design
    • 5% UX/UI Design
    • 5% Content Marketing
    • 15% Other
    nativeMsg

    nativeMsg

    The challenge for nativeMsg was being in a somewhat new industry vertical – AI-based conversational media – it was difficult to concisely convey what their product offered to their customers. Gulo worked with...
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    High Tide Technologies

    High Tide Technologies

    Our goal was to refresh the design in a way that would set High Tide apart. High Tide Technologies is a provider of cloud-based SCADA software and real-time data monitoring tools. Headquartered in Nashville, they service...
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    up4 Probiotics

    up4 Probiotics

    up4® Probiotics is a new brand in the health supplement space. Their marketing team asked Gulo to be innovative and find a unique way to connect with customers.Their site now offers a personalized experience to users...
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    AMA Chicago

    AMA Chicago

    For over 81 years, AMA Chicago has been the most valued executive membership in the Windy City. As such, the new website needed stellar content and user-friendly navigation to meet the needs of local business leaders...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    With a passion for both strategy and design, UX 4Sight has provided UX and application testing work for clients like SeaWorld. Based in America, UX 4Sight brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Disney’s physical parks were looking to make an impact, UX 4Sight crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by UX 4Sight designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 100% UX/UI Design
    UX Best Practices Training Helps...

    UX Best Practices Training Helps...

    Case Study: https://ux4sight.chttps://ux4sight.com/case-study/ux-best-practices-training-helps-make-experiences-magical Walt Disney Parks and Resorts was seeking to train a group of its top Business Analysts and...
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    New Responsive Intranet Makes the...

    New Responsive Intranet Makes the...

    University of Chicago Case Study:https://ux4sight.com/case-study/new-responsive-intranet-makes-the-grade-for-mba-students   The University of Chicago Booth School of Business was facing significant difficulties with its...
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    Online UX Design Strategies Save...

    Online UX Design Strategies Save...

    AT&T Case Study: https://wwhttps://ux4sight.com/case-study/online-ux-design-strategies-save-on-support-costs     AT&T was experiencing frequent support requests from customers complaining about not being able to...
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    UX Overhaul of Online Ecosystem...

    UX Overhaul of Online Ecosystem...

    SeaWorld Case Study: https://ux4sight.com/case-study/ux-overhaul-of-online-ecosystem-to-streamline-sales SeaWorld’s sales were hurting. To counteract this, they decided to reduce resistance and increase satisfaction in...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    MSTQ creates intelligent design that connects technology to people to design screen experiences that matter for their clients. Their portfolio is made up mostly of UI and UX design for mid-market and enterprise clients in the healthcare and business services industries.

     

    Health and wellness company Arbonne hired MSTQ to help them create an unorthodox mobile shopping experience. Their team designed an app that gave a personal touch to every transaction by centering the whole experience around a gamified rewards program.

     

    SERVICES
    • 100% UX/UI Design
    Stormwind Studios UX/UI Design

    Stormwind Studios UX/UI Design

    Of the hundreds of thousands of students that enroll in online courses every year, the average completion rate is less than 7%; nearly every student that enrolls in an online course fails to complete it. The utopian...
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    Carlisle UI Design

    Carlisle UI Design

    Carlisle Fluid Technologies manufactures equipment for the supply and application of paints, coatings and sprayed materials. MSTQ was tasked with redesigning interface for the industry leading, high-end spray foam...
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    Catapult Sports Mobile App Design

    Catapult Sports Mobile App Design

    Challenge: Design an iOS application for elite athletes in their mental preparation and tactical strategies. Outcome: A product experience for watching game film that improved engagement, memory retention and...
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    Illuminate HC Wearables Design

    Illuminate HC Wearables Design

    Challenge: Reduce call-light response time and improve the level of service in post-hospital care facilities. Outcome: A renewed confidence in the call-light system with a modern UI and device ecosystem that reduced...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Yorkville, IL

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Idea Marketing Group has provided web design work for clients like Here’s Chicago. Based in Illinois, Idea Marketing Group brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Company House Hotel was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Idea Marketing Group crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Idea Marketing Group designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Web Design
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Web Development
    Ventus at Marina El Cid Website

    Ventus at Marina El Cid Website

    The El Cid Resorts family partnered with Idea Marketing Group to design a new WordPress website for the Ventus at Marina El Cid beach resort. We designed the website to be mobile-friendly and SEO strong, which will help...
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    Mirwec Coating Website Design

    Mirwec Coating Website Design

    Custom WordPress Development for International Coatings Manufacturer.
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    Weber Grill Restaurant Marketing

    Weber Grill Restaurant Marketing

    Our team has focused on creating and executing short-term Facebook and Google advertising campaigns while optimizing the Weber Grill Restaurant website since the beginning of October, 2019. How We Leveraged Digital...
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    Stanton Interior Concepts Website

    Stanton Interior Concepts Website

    Stanton Interior Concepts tasked Idea Marketing Group with creating a visually stunning website conveying a vision of innovation, luxury, identity, and sustainability. The custom WordPress website we built mirrors that...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Oak Park, IL

    With over 510 completed web design and digital marketing projects, EDUCO receives praise for their ability to deliver captivating experiences that drive results. They work with clients ranging from large enterprises to emerging startups.

    For example, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism wanted to redesign the flagship website for the Islands of the Bahamas. They styled an attractive website and transitioned to support, working on initiatives like content internationalization, third-party booking engine integration as well as website and app data synchronization.

    SERVICES
    • 75% Web Design
    • 25% Search Engine Optimization
    Website Redesign for Bahamas...

    Website Redesign for Bahamas...

    The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism came to EDUCO to redesign bahamas.com—the flagship site for the Islands of the Bahamas. The challenge was giving them a digital brand refresh, content optimization and UX enhancements...
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    Web Development and Content...

    Web Development and Content...

    As part of a plan to improve admissions and student retention, Olivet Nazarene Graduate School asked EDUCO to redesign their public website. The EDUCO team built a content-rich website that simplified content...
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    E-Commerce Development for Cobra...

    E-Commerce Development for Cobra...

    The challenge for EDUCO was creating a digital brand refresh, easy-to-use content management system, and scalable web architecture. EDUCO elevated Cobra's strategy beyond a single site, building multiple web platforms to...
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    Agility Multichannel

    Agility Multichannel

  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    With clients that include Roger Epert and Northwestern University, Table XI has made an impressive impact in software design. This Chicago-based firm is made up of 35 ‘meticulous and curious minds’ with 17 years of website, software, and app development experience.

    The founder of Tend, a senior home care app, approached Tabel XI about creating a digital space for coordinating and communicating between caregivers and clients. The resulting app made homecare more transparent and flexible.

    SERVICES
    • 34% Custom Software Development
    • 33% UX/UI Design
    • 33% Mobile App Development
    Our portfolio

    Our portfolio

    More than 100 clients from all over the world have trusted Table XI to provide advice and deliver results.   Learn more: https://www.tablexi.com/work
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    About Table XI: Tech Done Right

    About Table XI: Tech Done Right

    Since 2002, we've built our software development consultancy around three small words and one big idea: tech done right. To us, it means more than clean code and sound design. It means doing right by our partners, by our...
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    Hear from our clients

    Hear from our clients

    Several Table XI clients (including Tyson Foods, ShopRunner, AccuWeather) explain what Tech Done Right means to them and why Table XI's mission is so important to their business.
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    Bringing Dickson into the...

    Bringing Dickson into the...

    For the past 15 years, family-owned Dickson has looked to Table XI to secure its future through technology. We started by helping Dickson’s team understand their users’ behavior, then worked up...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    ePageCity counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Chicago-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted web design work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. ePageCity helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 90% Web Design
    • 10% Search Engine Optimization
    Matanky Real Estate

    Matanky Real Estate

    ePageCity designers and developers were tasked with redesigning an outdated website for Chicago commercial realty brokers, Matanky Realty Group. Matanky’s dynamic homepage sets the tone with large-scale imagery and a...
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    pCarWise

    pCarWise

    Our professional web designers created pCarWise a dynamic and inviting site that provides a wealth of information for Porsche fans and owners. This flashy and informative website features searchable databases for car...
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    Milsoft Utility Solutions

    Milsoft Utility Solutions

    Our designers and developers took great care in redesigning a custom website for Milsoft Utility Solutions. As a premiere electrical utility provider, Milsoft needed a more concise and easy-to-navigate website to reflect...
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    Blue Vista Capital Management

    Blue Vista Capital Management

    ePageCity’s web design team were tasked with creating investment management firm, Blue Vista a custom website that speaks to their client-base with ease and simplicity. Blue Vista makes a great first impression with a...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed 1Brand Design to bring their web design needs to the next level. Based in Chicago, 1Brand Design was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, 1Brand Design provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Web Design
    • 5% Graphic Design
    • 5% Logo
    • 10% Other
    Feldco Windows, Siding & Doors

    Feldco Windows, Siding & Doors

    https://www.4feldco.com/  
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    Fair-Play.com

    Fair-Play.com

    www.fair-play.com
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    The Student Section

    The Student Section

    https://www.yourstudentsection.com/
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    Ramjet Aviation

    Ramjet Aviation

    https://www.ramjetaviation.com/
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Chromatic is made up of a team of devs, designers, and strategists that have offered their expertise to clients since their founding in 2006. They are experts in web development, web design, and UX/UI design for clients that range from small startups to enterprises and everything in between.

    As an example of their work, Chromatic partnered with TheaterMania’s Gold Club. The company’s platform was out of date, and Chromatic provided the services needed to keep their services compelling and relevant.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Development
    • 40% Web Design
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    Integrated Accessibility...

    Integrated Accessibility...

    Maui Jim’s web properties and component libraries were updated to meet W3C standards. Chromatic provided leadership for the engineering team in refactoring components and pages to meet these standards. We collaborated...
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    Chromatic Perspectives – Outside...

    Chromatic Perspectives – Outside...

    The story of Chromatic's successful two year collaboration with Outside Magazine. It began with a small redesign project on outsideonline.com but has since grown into a true digital partnership.
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    American Hospital Association –...

    American Hospital Association –...

    Chromatic built AHA a flexible, streamlined Enterprise Drupal Platform into which we migrated over a dozen of their digital properties. With laser focus on optimal performance and usability, we designed and developed each...
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    Increasing Readership and...

    Increasing Readership and...

    Outside Online, the digital presence for the popular Outside magazine, was looking to provide a more unique user experience for their most popular section of the site, the Gear Channel. Rebuilding the architecture of...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Mercedes-Benz, but Projekt202 is a software development agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Texas based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Projekt202 helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Capital One. Projekt202 helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Custom Software Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Other
    App Development for Major US...

    App Development for Major US...

    Projekt202 was tasked with transforming an idea to connect with clients into a platform. The client is a home improvement retail company that needed new applications built. Based on the desired consumer experience...
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    Web Design for Major CEO Network

    Web Design for Major CEO Network

    Projekt202 was approached by a global CEO platform for a visual redesign. After redesigning the coding and incorporating a variety of consumer tools, the platform’s usability has satisfied the non-profit. With increased...
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    App Creation for Industry Innovator

    App Creation for Industry Innovator

    A client approached projekt202 to design an app for a flexible driver service with specified drop off and pick up times. Implementing consumer research data, projekt202 incorporated the most successful features. Overall...
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