January 2020

Top Product Designers in Boston

Businesses thrive on innovation. New ideas and products not only maintain your market presence but also maintain consumers' engagement. From research to launch, designing a product is an intensive process that is imperative to undergo to build an impactful product. Luckily, Boston has a plethora of product design firms to choose from.

Discover and connect with product designers and developers in Boston to learn more about their case studies, success stories, and client reviews. Take a look at their customer feedback, notable projects, and previous clients of these companies to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Product Design Companies in Boston

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    altr

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Cambridge, MA

    altr’s team blends technology and ideas with strategy and design to create true disruption and sustainable value for their clients. Their service line includes UX, UI, and product design for mid-market clients in industries like healthcare, real estate, and consumer products and services. 

    Partnering with online housing database Rental Beast, the altr team rebranded the entire business to position it as an industry leader. The resulting work included an updated brand identity, redesigned applications, and an overall of every user touchpoint to bring the entire experience under the new umbrella.  

    SERVICES
    • 50% UX/UI Design
    • 40% Product Design
    • 10% Web Design
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    Rental Beast

    We rebuilt Rental Beast’s business on top of its industry-leading database of rental properties.  From brand identity and brand positioning to completely redesigned consumer and B2B applications and CRM, we rethought...
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    Divvy

    Say hello to Divvy, a totally new collaborative lending service aimed at helping people break the cycle of high-interest debt. Brand Creation : Business Strategy : Product Development : Site Design
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    Bentley University

    In altr’s collaboration with Bentley on the University’s new MBA and Masters program website, we focused on creating a site that told that story: helping prospective students find the program that will best serve...
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    QMedic Brand Platform

    Personal Emergency Response Monitoring has come a long way since “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” and QMedic is leading the way with low maintenance wearables and IoT intelligence to transform the old emergency...
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    Echo&Co

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Somerville, MA

    Echo&Co creates digital experiences that reach people, unite them in purpose, and leave feeling better connected and well served. Their portfolio of mid-market clients is made up mostly of UI and UX work in the non-profit and education industries.

    One of Echo&Co’s longest standing clients is marine conservation organization Project AWARE. Their team has tackled numerous projects for the nonprofit including creating a new brand identity, designing digital experiences, and launching their site on the Drupal 8 platform.

     

    SERVICES
    • 60% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Product Design
    • 20% Web Development
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    ProjectAWARE.org

    Echo&Co and Project AWARE have long partnered on creating a platform ro engage divers around the world in ocean conservation. In 2016, Echo&Co created a new identity and experience for the Project AWARE and...
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    UChicagoImpact.org

    A long-time partner of Echo&Co, UChicago Impact needed a new identity, user experience, and CMS platform to support its work to bring critical reform to urban Chicago schools. We conducted research, developed brand...
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    Greenpeace.org/USA

    Greenpeace USA approached Echo&Co to create a new experience for U.S. audiences. Echo&Co worked with Greenpeace to develop a new content stratgy and experience that celebrated thier supporters, and developed a...
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    ASPCApro.org

    Echo&Co has partnered with the ASPCA since 2014 to create a content and web experience to help animal welfare professional improve their fields and their work. We launched a new content platform in 2017, and have...
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    Catalyst UX

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Boston, MA

    What do Roche and Thermo Fisher have in common? They’ve both turned to Catalyst UX for UX and UI design expertise. This California-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Cisco launched a platform targeting their unique users, Catalyst UX analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 50% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 25% Product Design
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    Advancing The Management Of Cardiovascular Disease

    Cardiologists and patients need to keep track of many indicators when assessing someone’s health as it relates to a heart condition. With all of this information, it can be overwhelming to show and monitor the most...
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    A Family of Diagnostic Instruments, One UX Design System

    Catalyst has provided UX research design and development to provide a consistent experience across the Roche product line of tissue diagnostic instruments, desktop and mobile applications. The Roche product line assists...
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    Fueling Business With Predictive Analytics

    Catalyst UX worked with PDI on the design of a highly efficient user interface for ordering, scheduling and delivering fuel. Our client, PDI, is the leader in enterprise management for convenience and retail petroleum...
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    Making Cities & Campuses Safer

    ShotSpotter is the global leader in gunshot detection, location and forensic analysis. Previously Catalyst UX worked with ShotSpotter on designing and developing their mobile and IOS applications which leverage audio...
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    Mikrolar

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Hampton, NH

    Mikrolar clients include NASA, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to product design for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Mikrolar was founded on forward-thinking principles in New Hampshire.

    When Boeing needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Mikrolar. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Product Design
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    A smattering of Mikrolar's cool robots in 2019

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    Bay Computer Associates, Inc.

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Cranston, RI

    What do Medtronic and Becton Dickinson have in common? They’ve both turned to Bay Computer Associates for product design expertise. This Rhode Island-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Zoll Medical launched a platform targeting their unique users, Bay Computer Associates analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

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    • 100% Product Design
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    Automated External Defibrillator

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    Illuminoss

    Photo-dynamic Curing System for Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery 
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    Sweep Frequency Response Analysis

    IoT device for energy industry
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    Wireless Endoscope

    Wireless endoscope with video recording and wireless charging.
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