October 2022

Top UX Designers in New York City

When did you last look at the user journey on your website? If it's been a while, it may be time to revisit it to make sure you aren't losing customers and find a UX/UI agency to help. UX stands for user experience, which is how a user engages with a website, application, software, or marketing platform. UX design comes with many benefits. Good UX design can cut costs on web development, increase a company’s revenue, motivate users to interact with your content, increase customer loyalty, and make it more likely that customers will suggest your product to others in their network.

UX design costs vary based on the experience and ability of the UX designer. In general, app and website design costs anywhere from $5,000 to $30,000. Some freelance user experience design agencies work for as little as $25, but on average, UX designers charge $75 per hour.

Luckily, New York City has some of the best user experience agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with user experience agency in NYC. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best User Experience (UX) Agencies in NYC

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With a client roster that includes Capital Bank and Walmart, Momentum Design Lab is regarded as a top experience design firm. They specialize in UI and UX design for enterprise and mid-market clients in the financial and business service industries. 

    Momentum Design Lab partnered with GoLance to create the design of their online freelance marketplace. Their solution made both the website and the application more user-friendly by optimizing the whole system for the needs of employers and employees like tracking hours and getting paid. 

    SERVICES
    • 100% UX/UI Design
    Fund Management Platform

    Fund Management Platform

    KBRA is a full service rating agency who provide markets participants with an alternative solution by delivering in-depth research across disparate sectors.  We worked with KBRA to design and develop Spectre, a financial...
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    Reel 2020

    Reel 2020

    Momentum Product Design Reel - 2020
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    Developer Center

    Developer Center

    We worekd with the the second largest software vendor in Germany, and the seventh largest in Europe, a leader in platform integration and IoT for enterprises. The platform will help unleash your vision in a smarter...
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    Cyper Risk Quantification

    Cyper Risk Quantification

    We worked with a multinational professional services network's Cyber Risk Division to help conceptualize and architect their platform with a goal to create a clickable prototype proof of concept.   We were able to design...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Humbleteam is a digital product design agency based in Prague, Czech Republic. The team of 40+ designers helps startups and enterprises create digital products that are loved by investors and users.

    SERVICES
    • 90% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Branding
  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    AIG and Freedom Mortgage count DOOR3 as their dependable custom software development experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this New York-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    Qello is a globally recognized leader in historically-minded concerts and events, and DOOR3 has provided focused and wide-reaching mobile app services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 40% UX/UI Design
    • 40% Custom Software Development
    • 10% Enterprise App Modernization
    • 10% Other
    Qello Historical Concerts

    Qello Historical Concerts

    DOOR3 partnered with Qello to develop: We partnered with Qello over several product generations to provide wraparound service from digital strategy and software architecture through design and development of: Online...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Established in 1999, Method is one of the premier digital strategy, design, and development firms that can help you in turning your ideas a reality. Their award-winning team of strategists, designers, and engineers help them in creating the best digital products and experiences for your business.

    Costa Coffee teamed up with Method to help tap the urban commuter space. The team helped in creating a human-centered approach for their upcoming new mini-format store design. All-in-all, Method delivered the service model, actionable, tactical recommendations, and principles to execute their plans.

    SERVICES
    • 35% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 25% Other
  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Perpetual clients include Reuters, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to UX and UI design for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Perpetual was founded on forward-thinking principles in New York City.

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

    SERVICES
    • 30% Web Development
    • 30% UX/UI Design
    • 15% Web Design
    • 25% Other
    Website development for Mursion,...

    Website development for Mursion,...

    Introduction Mursion provides customized virtual reality environment simulated for essential skills in the workplace where professionals get to master the complex interpersonal skills necessary to be effective in...
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    Alto Neuroscience responsive...

    Alto Neuroscience responsive...

    Introduction Alto Neuroscience is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that uses its AI-enabled biomarker platform to rapidly develop highly-effective medicines for targeted populations. Through this project, we...
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    Arasati Knowledge Management...

    Arasati Knowledge Management...

    Introduction Arasati is a knowledge management platform within the enterprise which is created to help users in better managing content across all the applications they use at their workspace digitally. Through this...
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    Reimagining Reuters Japan’s...

    Reimagining Reuters Japan’s...

    Introduction Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest multimedia news provider, providing business, financial, national and international news to professionals all around the world...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Ridgewood, NJ

    Founded in 2008, Paper Tiger specializes in crafting unique brand identities and online experiences for clients like Google and PBS. A digital design agency, they work with clients ranging from emerging startups to large enterprises across industries.

    They have a long-standing relationship with The New York Times. They began by revamping the newspaper’s online media kit and have since created the newspaper’s Travel Show, Film Club, Corporate Marketing, and Education websites, consolidated hundreds of web pages, created beautiful user interfaces, and integrated intuitive content management tools.

    SERVICES
    • 40% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Branding
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 10% Other
    Pro Sound Effects

    Pro Sound Effects

    Pro Audio is an industry that has always fascinated us. After all, Paper Tiger was founded by music industry relics looking to branch out creatively. Even though we primarily focus on visual design now, the warm glow and...
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    Britax US B2C Website

    Britax US B2C Website

    AN ECOMMERCE OVERHAUL THAT CLICKS WITH PARENTS Like many enterprise brands that have been around as long as the household name in carseats and strollers, much of the Britax ecommerce strategy suffered from “this is the...
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    Fort Point Beer

    Fort Point Beer

    SLINGING SUDS ACROSS THE BAY AREA — AND INTERWEBS Fort Point is a San Francisco beer company known for balanced, approachable brews with a little something special. The packaging design geniuses at Manual Creative set...
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    KAR Properties

    KAR Properties

    LAYING A STRONG FOUNDATION You know those buildings that get you to stop and look up? The kind that reframe the skyline and make you think, “If I lived there, I’d always be happy.” Yeah, that’s what KAR does. They...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With over 400 completed applications, ArcTouch is praised for their ability to deliver practical and captivating software-based experiences. The team focuses largely on mobile app development for large enterprises within the media, entertainment, and consumer products industries.

    In an engagement with Travelocity, ArcTouch built an iPad app to help the vacation agency surpass their competition with a forward-thinking UX design. With a clear operative flow, users can book accommodations, manage travel details, and receive alerts with just a few taps.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Other
    Disney

    Disney

    ArcTouch helped Disney create a series of streaming media applications for ABC, Disney Channel, ESPN, National Geographic and Fox. Highlights: App development OTT development Streaming video Ad services Back-end services...
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    Lennar

    Lennar

    ArcTouch helps Lennar design and develop a custom Alexa skill to help showcase their model homes to prospective buyers. Highlights: UX/UI voice design User testing Alexa skill development Back-end services integration
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    Marriott

    Marriott

    ArcTouch helped Marriott create a prototype interactive shower door and custom app that allowed guests to capture their ideas and art in the steam on the glass. Highlights: UX/UI design App development Connected...
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    AB InBev

    AB InBev

    ArcTouch helped AB InBev create an innovative loyalty program that leverages blockchain and tokens. Highlights: UX/UI design App development Image scanning Blockchain development
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like GlobePayroll, but Andersen is a IT staff augmentation agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Arizona-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

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

    SERVICES
    • 30% Custom Software Development
    • 15% IT Managed Services
    • 15% Mobile App Development
    • 40% Other
    A Back-End Middleware Platform...

    A Back-End Middleware Platform...

    Project overview Andersen was approached by a woodworking company. The company was determined to keep up with the latest industry trends and follow the best practices to be as globally competitive as possible. Therefore...
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    An energy data management system

    An energy data management system

    Project overview Andersen was approached by a company operating in the energy sector. This large-scale business runs 45 subsidiaries and four affiliated firms with 3,500 employees. The chief goal of the company is to...
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    Class Action Web Application

    Class Action Web Application

    UX-research Since the application was meant for internal use, our first step was a thorough study of internal processes, as well as the work of employees, difficulties, and inconveniences they face while performing daily...
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    Dental businesses IT solution

    Dental businesses IT solution

    About company TaskDent is a Texas based dental care provider dealing with large volumes of medical and business data. The CEO has reached out to Andersen for a reliable solution needed to securely store sensitive records...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Fueled creates valuable and profitable apps for clients of all sizes, receiving notable recognition for their work from Creative Review and Digiday. The design and development agency specializes in projects within the arts, entertainment, and consumer products industries.

    Afterlight already had an iOS app but approached Fueled to design an Android version that included all of the same functionalities. The photo-editing app features an accessible interface that allows users to enhance images through various filters, textures, and frames. Since launching, it has garnered over 20,000 users.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Web Design
    • 20% Other
    Wall Street Journal Live

    Wall Street Journal Live

    The Wall Street Journal regularly hosts major live events and conferences with top-tier international talent, from newsmaking CEOs to influential celebrities, thought leaders, and intellectuals. Fueled unified support...
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    Happify

    Happify

    Happify helps users lead more fulfilling, happier lives through a series of daily activities inspired by cutting-edge psychological research from the world's leading academic institutions. Fueled was asked to reimagine...
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    Sunnycomb iPhone app

    Sunnycomb iPhone app

    Sunnycomb isn’t just a traditional weather app. It’s a community of weather enthusiasts who share their experiences and bring your local weather forecast to life!
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    Harvard Business School (HBX)

    Harvard Business School (HBX)

    The HBS Mobile App is designed for Alumni, Students, and Staff at Harvard Business School.
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    DMI has delivered brand development results to brands like Addison Lee, still expanding on its list of success for brands in a wide range of industries. This Maryland-based firm helps companies focus their branding strategy to improve their ability to create iconic brands.

    If you want to see how DMI helps brands meet their goals in a crowded space, look no further than their branding work for Aerosoles. DMI helped them define and execute a strategy that would help them meet their goals.

    SERVICES
    • 40% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Branding
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    Absolut Vodka

    Absolut Vodka

    Absolut has a long and proud history of innovative and award winning campaigns in print and more recently digital marketing. It was a therefore a given that Absolut would deliver a mobile campaign but only when it would...
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    Camp Rock for Disney

    Camp Rock for Disney

    Disney wanted to mark the DVD launch of its hit teen film ‘Camp Rock’ in Sweden, principally by driving consumer awareness of the film’s soundtrack stars. Via its pan-EMEA communications agency Carat, Disney turned...
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    Arla Cookbook

    Arla Cookbook

    The Arla Foods Group is Europe’s second largest dairy company. The online cookbook promotes Arla’s dairy products in an non-intrusive way and makes Arla the natural choice of preference. In May 2006 Arla Sweden...
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    Maconomy

    Maconomy

    Busy employees can easily forget to keep track of time, leaving time unregistered and therefore never invoiced. Time reporting from your mobile is as easy as sending an SMS. Now Maconomy is available wherever you are...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    What do Tesla and Sony have in common? They’ve both turned to Dept for web development expertise. This Boston-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Adidas launched a platform targeting their unique users, Dept 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
    • 20% Web Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 40% Other
    Billabong: For Improved Web Surfing

    Billabong: For Improved Web Surfing

    Billabong is known for its modern lifestyle clothing and cool accessories. The sports supplier also offers everything the fashion-conscious surfer, skater, or snowboarders of today needs. As part of the Boardriders brand...
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    Centralizing a fragmented global...

    Centralizing a fragmented global...

    Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd, a leading crop protection manufacturer and distributor, undertook a major global re-branding project that required a centralized approach to content management for its multi-lingual...
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    GE Lighting: Rolling Out One...

    GE Lighting: Rolling Out One...

    The professional division of General Electric, GE Lighting, required a standardized, global digital platform to lower costs, improve quality, and reduce time to market. The fragmented infrastructure model caused...
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    Sony PlayStation: E-Commerce For...

    Sony PlayStation: E-Commerce For...

    Sony PlayStation revolutionized the gaming world with groundbreaking entertainment, revolutionary graphics and gameplay. Sony turned to Dept with the vision of enabling its global audience from all corners of the world to...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Founded in 2005, XWP is a website design and development company that has worked with industry leaders like Google, Rolling Stone, and News Corp. The team is considered a trusted partner by large enterprises and midmarket companies from the IT, media, and advertising industries.

    Among XWP’s biggest projects is with VICE Media, an international media company headquartered in New York. The team provides extensive UI/UX design, application development, and staff augmentation services. They help the client migrate crucial data from a previous CMS to a proprietary system.

    SERVICES
    • 65% Web Development
    • 20% Web Design
    • 15% UX/UI Design
  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Suits and Sandals blends research, technology, design and messaging into comprehensive human-centered communications strategies and infrastructure. Their team specializes in branding, user experience design, and digital strategy. 

     

    A recent example of their work was helping environmental nonprofit CLASP rethink their digital strategy to better communicate their mission. They provided a clear content hierarchy for the site that made sure every user walked away understanding the most important parts of the organization. 

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 40% UX/UI Design
    Brand Campaign Against Religious...

    Brand Campaign Against Religious...

    Suits & Sandals was engaged by an advocacy organization that focuses on protecting the separation of church and state in the US to develop and implement a campaign for public visibility, tied to the organization’s...
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    Branding & Web Design for Digital...

    Branding & Web Design for Digital...

    Duggal Studios is the digital content creation studio of Duggal Visual Solutions, a giant in the printing and signage industry. Duggal specializes in CGI and motion graphics as well as studio photography, photo...
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    Branding, App & Web Development...

    Branding, App & Web Development...

    NextAccountant is a fintech tax planning and preparation platform, designed to pair customers with live tax planning professionals through a user-friendly web app experience.  We worked with the NextAccountant team to...
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    Webflow Web Design for Ukraine...

    Webflow Web Design for Ukraine...

    BlueCheck Ukraine was founded by Liev Schreiber, notable Ukrainian American actor and philanthropist, to help improve the state of humanitarian aid to Ukraine. BlueCheck vets and facilitates financial support to Ukrainian...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With enterprise clients like Honda and Denza in addition to multiple startups, Tapptitude has the experience to support their reputation. They’re European-based mobile app and UX designers with a global mindset.

    Tenor created one of the most popular GIF apps in the world, with millions of users worldwide. Tapptitude designed their app to be as fun and dynamic as the GIFs it helps create.

    SERVICES
    • 55% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Web Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 5% Other
    RIDE

    RIDE

    Sustainable shared transportation all over Australia. Services: Product Management | iOS Development | Android Development | Web & Backend Development | Quality Assurance 
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    Olly by Emotech

    Olly by Emotech

    The First Smart Home Robot with Personality Services: Product Consultancy | UI & UX Design | Product Management | ReactNative Development | Quality Assurance
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    Shebah

    Shebah

    The ridesharing app made by women, for women and children. Services: Product Management | iOS Development | Android Development | Web & Backend Development | Quality Assurance   
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    Tap2Map

    Tap2Map

    Capture and process aerial photos to a 3D model.  Services: Product Consultancy | UX & UI Design | Product Management | iOS Development | Quality Assurance  
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Amazon, L+R

    empowers brands with mobile app development. Founded on design-first principles, this Brooklyn-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of L+R’s experience is their work for Louis Vuitton, one of the world’s respected fashion brands. L+R helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their mobile app. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Business Consulting
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 35% Other
    F. Schumacher & Co. Tablet App

    F. Schumacher & Co. Tablet App

    Assignment We worked with the team at F. Schumacher & Co. to create a mobile and tablet application that evolved the interior design industry’s process. Recognized by Luxury Daily as a «trade-first mobile...
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    L.A. Kings Hockey Night in LA

    L.A. Kings Hockey Night in LA

    Challenge: Face Off/Online The L.A. Kings Hockey, with a long, rich history dating to 1967, wanted a digital brand identity to bring their families, friends, fans, and the local community together for the team's home...
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    Affiner Mobile Customer Experience

    Affiner Mobile Customer Experience

    Brand identity and digital customer experience for on-demand wardrobe styling application.
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