October 2021

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

  • 16
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    Princeton, NJ

    With brands like YellowX among their client list, NewAgeSMB is a mobile development agency that delivers strong mobile app designs. This New Jersey-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their mobile app design strategy to increase sales.

    If you want to see how NewAgeSMB helps brands communicate with their audiences in their specific market, look to their highly reviewed work for GogoWash. NewAgeSMB helped them define a strategy for their specific audience to improve their local and online reach.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Web Development
    App for Palliative and Hospice...

    App for Palliative and Hospice...

    This is a mobile application that provides the users a complete insight of the wound etiologies associated with palliative and hospice patients. In addition to providing the images for the same as well of the treatment...
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    Sports Recruitment App Connecting...

    Sports Recruitment App Connecting...

    This is a comprehensive app that connects the student athlete directly with college coaches based on their GPA and test scores, If the student meets the school's requirements, said schools will populate so that the...
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    WhatsApp Like HIPPA Compliant...

    WhatsApp Like HIPPA Compliant...

    This is a mobile application that helps bridge the gap between healthcare professionals and the public so that people receive updated and detailed information related to healthcare on the tip of their figures.  XMPP...
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    Social Network App Connecting...

    Social Network App Connecting...

    Sportable helps to collaborate and encourage budding athletes by providing them with a platform to connect to all those like-minded people with experience in the field. SWIFT / NodeJs / Angular
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  • 17
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    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
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 15% Web Development
    • 5% Other
    Tenor

    Tenor

    Multi-million user base GIF keyboard app that allows users to choose from millions of emotionally tagged GIFs. Services: Product Consultancy | Android Development | Quality Assurance
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    Wellory

    Wellory

    Wellory is a tech company on a mission to make personalized nutrition accessible for all. Wellory believes everyone deserves a healthy, long term relationship with food. Services: Product Consultancy | UX & UI Design...
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    OnTapp

    OnTapp

    Ontapp is an in-venue order management product for hospitality businesses. Both easy to use for customers and employees and beautifully engineered to work leanly, Ontapp creates smoother workflows in any restaurant, bar...
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    OxWash

    OxWash

    Oxwash is re-engineering the laundry process from the ground up. They’ve created a clinically-clean, net-zero carbon emissions process, from collection through washing and back to delivery for personal and business...
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  • 18
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    A widely trusted development partner, Dom & Tom’s past work includes a flight finder app for Priceline.com, a political quiz app for CNN, and more. They work with clients ranging from evolving startups to Fortune 500 companies, mainly creating mobile and web-based solutions.

    For example, Dom & Tom partnered with CliffsNotes to overhaul the digital study guide’s website, optimizing the interface to boost user engagement. Now compatible will all devices, the new design offers new features and functionalities that aim to lower bounce rate and increase users’ time spent on the site.

    SERVICES
    • 35% UX/UI Design
    • 35% Web Development
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    Samsung 837 // Connected Living...

    Samsung 837 // Connected Living...

    Dom & Tom collaborated with Samsung & RED Interactive, a California-based creative agency, to launch a Connected Living visitor experience within Samsung’s flagship 837 space in New York City that showcases the...
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    Supply Chain Management // AAR

    Supply Chain Management // AAR

    AAR CORP. is an independent provider of aviation and expeditionary services to the global commercial, government and defense aviation industries. Dom & Tom created the platform for their repair cycle management...
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    Business Intelligence // General...

    Business Intelligence // General...

    General Electric needed an eloquent way to display their predicative analytics software and real-time data to help their sales team speak about their services in a manner the consumer could understand. The GE team...
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    SDK Development // NBA

    SDK Development // NBA

    Dom & Tom worked with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to create a customized software development kit (SDK) of their Stats-In-A-Box platform. Stats-In-A-Box (SIB) is a collection of automated pages and...
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  • 19
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Flying Saucer Studio is a branding and marketing agency that works with clients that they believe can change the world. They offer UX/UI design, digital strategy, and graphic design solutions to both small and medium-sized businesses, with a branding focus on brand messaging and strategy.
    One of Flying Saucer Studio’s projects involved working with Ridge Wallet, a wallet company. Flying Saucer Studio provided 3D modeling and renders for the company, as well as various branding solutions to help create new products down the line.

    SERVICES
    • 50% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Branding
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Other
    Product Design

    Product Design

    It’s been proven that getting kids active at a young age is one of the best ways of ensuring physical and mental health later on in life. It’s just so much easier to take on good habits when you’re young, so why not...
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    Full Brandbook design

    Full Brandbook design

    Though we’re firm believers in the importance of distinguishing a logo from a brand, there’s no underestimating the role a logo can play in clearly communicating and reinforcing a company’s brand identity. So when...
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    3D modeling and renders + branding

    3D modeling and renders + branding

    While our work with Ridge Wallet started out as a simple design assignment to create 3D renders for phone cases, watches, portable batteries and wallets, our collaboration quickly grew. Realizing there was a great fit...
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    Branding

    Branding

    Though the ReviewBot team had a great B2B product on their hands when they first reached out, they were struggling to gain traction beyond a few hundred visitors a week. What were they missing? In order to boost...
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  • 20
    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% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Branding
    • 20% Business Consulting
    • 30% Other
    Louis Vuitton VR Event Platform

    Louis Vuitton VR Event Platform

    Immersive, personalized VR experience content management system for luxury retail.
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    Vela®

    Vela®

    An international manufacturer introduces transformational, environmental offering with brand strategy and digital presence.
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    Amazon Web Services Firecracker

    Amazon Web Services Firecracker

    Brand identity design for a transformational open source technology and community tool.
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    First Alert Onelink Connect

    First Alert Onelink Connect

    Seamless digital experience for the leader in home safety & security and the next generation of the connected home.IoTConnected HomeAmazon Alexa
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  • 21
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Brands like Airbnb and the NBA are among Utility’s clients, which makes Utility a highly sought-after name in web and mobile app design. This New York-based app development company serves companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 brands.

    When online sports publication Bleacher Report partnered with Jim Beam for a cross-promotional sport trivia game, Utility developed the mobile app. The creation was a dynamic, engaging, and fun mobile experience for users.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Web Development
    Event Coordination for Airbnb

    Event Coordination for Airbnb

    In 2016, Airbnb hosted its third annual global conference welcoming 20,000+ hosts from 100+ countries. Utility was chosen as the lead digital partner of the Airbnb Open, designing and developing all mobile app and web...
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    Mobile App Development for...

    Mobile App Development for...

    Bleacher Report, with a planned sponsorship by Jim Beam, aimed to develop a new type of sports trivia game users can play with friends. Utility worked to support both B/R and Jim Beam's interests, from ideation, strategy...
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    Mobile App Development for TOOR...

    Mobile App Development for TOOR...

    Featured on Shark Tank and garnering investment from Barbara Corcoran and others, TOOR aimed to develop a smarter and safer way to discover and access real estate properties. They hired Utility to build the entire TOOR...
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    NBA

    NBA

  • 22
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Morristown, NJ

    eDesign Interactive has provided web design solutions for huge names like Welch’s as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Bulgaria based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Frost King needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to eDesign Interactive. eDesign Interactive completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Other
    AP Content Services

    AP Content Services

    AP Content Services https://contentservices.ap.org/   Building an interactive media kit for a global news provider.   About the Client AP Content Services is the content marketing division of The Associated Press. The...
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    Reimagining the Future with a...

    Reimagining the Future with a...

    About the Client  Blockchains develops software solutions that are preparing the world for the next phase of the internet’s evolution—Web 3.0. This groundbreaking company is on a mission to reimagine and build the...
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    Finch: Bringing a New FinTech...

    Finch: Bringing a New FinTech...

    About the Client Finch is a one-of-a-kind financial product and mobile app that combines the flexibility of a checking account with the benefits of an investing account. It puts the customer’s money to work by...
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    Redrock Entertainment

    Redrock Entertainment

    Redrock Entertainmenthttps://redrockla.com/   Visual effects and smart design elements make the page stand out. We incorporated many overlapping animations built on different technologies to create an immersive feeling...
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  • 23
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Great Neck, NY

    A full-service creative agency, Swiss Commerce specializes in building custom and secure business applications. They work with clients ranging from emerging enterprises to large enterprises across industries.

    They partnered with a New York-based clothing store to develop a streamlined proprietary system that could manage orders, calculate supply, track logistics, and organize inventory. The system has expedited processes and delivered savings.

    SERVICES
    • 40% UX/UI Design
    • 40% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Marketing Strategy
    • 10% Other
    Men's Custom Clothing app

    Men's Custom Clothing app

    UX/UI for a men's custom clothing web ERP app
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    Social Network iOS App

    Social Network iOS App

    Newsfeed idea for social network
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    User flow and Strategy

    User flow and Strategy

    User flow for a new social network app
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    Marketplace Web App for Cosmetic...

    Marketplace Web App for Cosmetic...

    Wireframes for a marketplace web app for the cosmetic and beauty industry.
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  • 24
    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
    • 50% Custom Software Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Enterprise App Modernization
    • 30% Other
    Knowify SaaS ERP for Contractor...

    Knowify SaaS ERP for Contractor...

    Full lifecycle job management software for contracting and service professionals DOOR3 partnered with Knowify’s founding team to create the initial version of the Knowify platform. Knowify enables its customers to...
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    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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    Elsevier - Knovel Redesign

    Elsevier - Knovel Redesign

    Elsevier hired DOOR3 to re-design Knovel, their premier product for the chemical engineering industry. This project employed an iterative approach that put users – and experience - first. This means we began the...
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    Coty Drupal Framework...

    Coty Drupal Framework...

    Marketing's IT Partner Developed "CotyCore," a standardized framework on top of DrupalCore in order to enable high-volume, economical deployment of marketing sites and microsites for Coty's brands across multiple...
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  • 25
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Great Neck, NY

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

    One Gapsy Studio client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Gapsy Studio 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
    • 30% Product Design
    • 20% Logo
    Book It Me SaaS Platform

    Book It Me SaaS Platform

    https://www.behance.net/gallery/92802033/Bookit-me-SaaS-Platform
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    Crypto App

    Crypto App

    https://www.behance.net/gallery/88953547/Crypto-App
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    Babysitter App

    Babysitter App

    https://www.behance.net/gallery/92083373/Babysitter-App-UX-UI
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    Travel App

    Travel App

    https://www.behance.net/gallery/87993767/Travel-App-uiux
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  • 26
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Blue Label Labs works with industry leaders like iHeart Media and Bloomberg News to concept, develop, and launch mobile apps. Their team mainly focuses on mobile app development, product design, and web development for mid-sized and enterprise clients.

    The El Dorado Airport in Bogota, Colombia hired Blue Label Labs to finish an app on a tight, eight-week timeline. Blue Label Labs worked quickly and efficiently, turning around a suite of apps that help flyers navigate the airport, track flights, and communicate with a live customer support team.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Mobile App Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Web Design
    • 10% Other
    Cover Page

    Cover Page

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    Overview

    Overview

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    Start-Ups

    Start-Ups

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    Enterprises

    Enterprises

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  • 27
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    A small-by-design creative design and development studio located in the heart of NYC, Studio Simpatico collaborate with clients who need help creating experiences that engage and delight, and specialize in digital strategy, UX and product design, creative design services, and WordPress design and development.

    Current and past clients include OK! Magazine, Gensler, MM.LaFleur, National Novel Writing Month, Prose Hair.

    SERVICES
    • 34% Web Design
    • 33% UX/UI Design
    • 33% Web Development
    WireSecure

    WireSecure

    WireSecure is a newly established fin tech company with solutions that eliminate the risks of wire fraud globally. They needed a partner to work closely with their team to design an intentional, well-formed visual...
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    Muscle & Fitness

    Muscle & Fitness

    The editorial team at the storied brand Muscle & Fitness was planning a dramatic shift to M&F, moving away from its bodybuilding roots toward more lifestyle-driven content. We partnered with their team to create a...
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    Prose Hair Design & Development

    Prose Hair Design & Development

    The in-house product, design, and content marketing teams at Prose came to us looking for a partner to lead the design and development of a custom website for their editorial brand, P.S. The site needed to look like an...
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    Fireblocks

    Fireblocks

    Studio Simpatico partnered with cryptosecurity startup Fireblocks to design and develop their marketing website and printed marketing collateral in conjunction with their large-scale PR launch in June 2019.
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  • 28
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Citigroup and Rooftop Films, OrangeYouGlad empowers brands with creative branding techniques. Founded in 2002, this Brooklyn-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of OrangeYouGlad’s experience is their branding work for Sesame Workshop, one of the world’s most respected educational platforms. OrangeYouGlad helped them target their audience of parents and educators with a complete reevaluation of their branding. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for Sesame Workshop.

    SERVICES
    • 30% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Logo
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Other
    Property Rights and Pipeline Center

    Property Rights and Pipeline Center

    Branding and site design for Property Rights and Pipeline Center. See our full case study in our portfolio. 
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    Wonder by R.J. Palacio website

    Wonder by R.J. Palacio website

    Website design and development (and custom illustration) for R.J. Palacios book Wonder. Full project description in our portfolio. 
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    Priceline Group Website

    Priceline Group Website

    Corporate site design for Priceline Group. See full case study. 
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    Bialek Environments

    Bialek Environments

    Site UX/UI for Bialek Environments. Awwwards Honorable Mention. See full case study. 
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  • 29
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    AppsChopper builds custom solutions engineered to drive business growth with apps for startups, enterprise development, and services for partners. Most of their work is in mobile app development in industries like education, healthcare, and consumer products and services.

    The AppChopper team was hired by BellyBump to create an app that allowed women to easily track and share their pregnancy. The platform had features to let expecting mothers create time-lapse videos and send countdown notifications so their loved ones could easily follow their journey.

     

    SERVICES
    • 80% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    Empty Loads

    Empty Loads

    Empty Loads is a shared goods transportation app that allow user to check vendors moving towards their shipment destination, and place request to pick and deliver their products. The app makes great use of GPS technology...
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    Absolute Vintage

    Absolute Vintage

    Absolute Vintage is a magnificent iOS app that lets you transform your snaps into vintage styled pictures...
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    Shammy Car Wash

    Shammy Car Wash

    Shammy is an on-demand car wash app that allow user to avail car grooming services at their preferred location within US. User just need to log in to the shammy app and call a car washer at their workplace or home. Users...
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    Belly Bump

    Belly Bump

    Belly Bump is a memories capturing app personalized for expecting moms. The app allow users to track, store, and share images of their pregnancy and growing baby as stills and time lapse videos. The app makes great use of...
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  • 30
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Starlight.io counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Poland-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted custom software development work.

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

    SERVICES
    • 34% E-Commerce Development
    • 33% UX/UI Design
    • 33% Conversion Optimization
    Design and Development For Apothaka

    Design and Development For Apothaka

    The goal was to design a conversion-optimized site that is fun, clean and intuitive!
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    HIPAA Compliant Shopify Store For...

    HIPAA Compliant Shopify Store For...

    Feminade was looking to design and develop MVP version of a membership platform with recurring payments, where women could order affordable hormone test kits and get personalized consultation based on the results. Our...
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    NEW Shopify store for natural...

    NEW Shopify store for natural...

    Uhuru Botanicals offers hand-made skincare and haircare products manufactured in UK, inspired by Africa. Starlight team design and developed a brand new Shopify site and implemented important features that help increase...
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    Belle Bar: CRO and New Website

    Belle Bar: CRO and New Website

    Issue: the website was very slow (10 sec. load time) and outdated, it didn't reflect the quality of the products and the company's status. It also had a bad user experience that influenced the conversion rate. Navigation...
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