July 2021

Top UX Designers in Portland

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, Portland has some of the best user experience agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with user experience agency in The Rose City. 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 The Rose City

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    EMERGE guarantees high-value digital experiences for their dedicated clientele, which includes big names like The Home Depot and Nike. The agency works with primarily large businesses in the consumer products and financial services industry.

    In partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, EMERGE built a comprehensive web platform and mobile application that features profiles of the top technology experts from around the globe. The profiles list the experts’ past experiences, which allows a company to define which partner works best for any project.

    SERVICES
    • 90% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Product Design
    Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare...

    Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare...

    Everyday in the United States, someone is faced with the task of planning for their healthcare needs later in life or helping a loved one make these decisions. The overwhelming process often causes stress and confusion...
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    Wacom Product Launch Website...

    Wacom Product Launch Website...

    For more than 30 years, Wacom’s products have been used by loyal customers to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashion and product designs. They have also played a significant role...
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    Aruba Customer Experience Center...

    Aruba Customer Experience Center...

    To demonstrate their innovative networking solutions in their new Customer Experience Center part of their brand new all wireless, LEED certified headquarters in Santa Clara, California, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard...
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    Nike, Inc. Corporate Responsibility

    Nike, Inc. Corporate Responsibility

    Working with Nike gave us the opportunity to create a game-changing experience that took Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Reporting to a whole new level. We did this by creating responsive desktop, tablet, and...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Oregon City, OR

    This established UX and UI design company counts major brands like Xerox among their clients. Based in Oregon, UpliftCX brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

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

    SERVICES
    • 100% UX/UI Design
    S3 Customer Portal

    S3 Customer Portal

    A design concept for S3’s customer portal. Customers love it because it’s incredibly easy to see statistics of their network. The client loves it because of how easy it is to communicate with customers and the reduced...
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    Weather App

    Weather App

    A design concept for a modern weather app. I mixed fun 3d elements with realism to create a more playful and enjoyable weather app experience.  
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    mioPod Mobile App

    mioPod Mobile App

    CX design concept for mioPod mobile app store.  
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    GoFar Auto Insurance App

    GoFar Auto Insurance App

    A design concept for GoFar’s mobile auto insurance app. Customers love it because it’s now fun & quick to get a quote. The client loves it because of how intuitive it is for customers, the playfulness of it, and...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Lake Oswego, OR

    This established app development company counts major brands like Cengage Learning and Apollo Global among their clients. Based in Portland, SingleMind brings a bright and impactful approach to each branding project they take on.

    Hosmer Chiropractic provides chiropractic services for patients around the world. They turned to SingleMind for a focused mobile application that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. SingleMind delivered with highly modern and striking mobile design focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 25% Other
    Permit Book

    Permit Book

    Glostone Trucking Solutions reached out to the SingleMind team with the goal of transforming their paper-heavy documentation hand-off processes into a streamlined digital process. Glostone’s previous processes involved...
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    Smart Doorbell

    Smart Doorbell

    With the mission to produce an open-source platform that could be leveraged by the programming community, SingleMind set out to build a new facial recognition programming kit for application across a range of security...
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    Grafo

    Grafo

    Capsenta’s team approached Singlemind with an innovative idea to build an application that would not only allow users to visually build, share, and navigate ontologies (data expressed in a visual format) but also to...
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    KPScholar

    KPScholar

    The Kaiser School of Allied Health Sciences (KPSAHS) is a long-time client of SingleMind and is focused on enriching its employees' work experiences by providing education and training that helps them to be more effective...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    This established web development company counts major brands like Dakine among their clients. Based in Portland, DAYLIGHT STUDIO brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

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

    SERVICES
    • 30% Web Development
    • 15% UX/UI Design
    • 15% Custom Software Development
    • 40% Other
    Visit McMinnville

    Visit McMinnville

    Visit McMinnville came to Daylight looking to give website visitors a better way to explore everything that the Willamette Valley and this historic city have to offer. The result is an inspiring digital experience...
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    Evanta

    Evanta

    After exhausting what was possible by modifying third party learning management systems, Evanta approached Daylight to create a highly customized platform for their Professional Develop Academy that bridged the gap...
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    Rogue Waste, Inc.

    Rogue Waste, Inc.

    Rogue Waste prizes their innovative, customer-centric approach—but their outdated website didn’t reflect those values. In Daylight, they found a strategic partner to elevate their brand, improve their operations, and...
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    Torres Course

    Torres Course

    Ste. Michelle Wine Estates came to Daylight looking for a new online learning course for the Torres wine family of brands. They challenged Daylight to develop a new type of course experience that is more engaging...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    With Disney and American Express among their clients, Planet Argon has earned a well-deserved reputation as a go-to web development agency. Based in Portland with a global client base, Planet Argon specializes in both web app and custom software services.

    Screaming Circuits is a business that’s dependent on logic-based ordering for their customers. Planet Argon redesigned their order system to guarantee that all communication between the many moving elements of the workflow worked seamlessly, every time.

     

     

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Development
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 20% E-Commerce Development
    • 10% Other
    Screaming Circuits: Online...

    Screaming Circuits: Online...

    Screaming Circuits' business depends on a complex, logic-based form and ordering system for their customers. We rebuilt this order system to ensure accurate communication between several moving parts of their workflow....
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    The Oregonian: A Redesigned...

    The Oregonian: A Redesigned...

    We partnered with The Oregonian's media team to reimagine and re-engineer a responsive directory of over 3,600 recipes to foster exploration and inspiration. Click here for more information about our work...
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    Skoshbox: An eCommerce...

    Skoshbox: An eCommerce...

    We partnered with Skoshbox, a delightful Japanese snack subscription box, to redesign and rebuild their order system and user interface. The result was a more intuitive ordering workflow and tighter integration with...
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    Oregon Coast Aquarium: Oceanscape...

    Oregon Coast Aquarium: Oceanscape...

    Marsh Myers,  Oregon Coast Aquarium The Oregon Coast Aquarium saw a unique opportunity to engage youth in exploring the natural world in a new online application called the Oceanscape Network. Part resource, part...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Gold Moon, but Fountain City is a web development agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Portland-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

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

    SERVICES
    • 25% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Other
    Gold Moon

    Gold Moon

    Custom website development for innovative productline company.
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    Glass Alchemy

    Glass Alchemy

    Custom illustration work for virtual and physical prododuct lines.
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    Eclipse - sparkling beverage

    Eclipse - sparkling beverage

    Eclipse logo, product design and custom illustration work.
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    Robert Trent Jones II

    Robert Trent Jones II

    Full site redesign and upgrade with advanced functionality and modular component design approach.
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Beaverton, OR

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

    If you want to see how Forix helps brands communicate with their audiences in the web space, look no further than their work for All Cosmetics Wholesale. Forix helped them define a web strategy for their audience of beauty product lovers to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 80% E-Commerce Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 5% ERP Consulting and SI
    Next Adventure - Connecting...

    Next Adventure - Connecting...

      Next Adventure is known for providing customers with great outdoor gear at competitive prices. Over the years however, a dated e-commerce shopping experience and fulfillment system has limited their ability to...
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    SexyHair - Mobile-First Brand...

    SexyHair - Mobile-First Brand...

      SexyHair needed a new brand-building ecommerce platform that could help cater to their growing mobile customer base. With this in mind, Forix developed a mobile-first strategy with a new site built from the...
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    PackIt - Refined Branding Platform

    PackIt - Refined Branding Platform

      PackIt originated from a single mother's idea to create an insulated, freezable lunch box to keep meals cool. Growing into the company it is today that's been featured on the Today Show and Good Morning America...
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    All Cosmetics Wholesale -...

    All Cosmetics Wholesale -...

      All Cosmetics Wholesale specializes in providing discounted quality cosmetic supplies. With a massive selection of products and an large international following, ACW needed an e-Commerce platform that handle and...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Arck Interactive has provided mobile app development work for clients like The World Bank and Infusionsoft. Based in Portland, Arck Interactive brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Civ. Works was looking to create an engaging civic engagement application, Arck Interactive created not only an impressive mobile presence but the entirety of their customer-facing mobile experience. The result was a fantastic means of engaging civic duty by Arck Interactive designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Development
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Other
    Infusionsoft/Keap Appointment...

    Infusionsoft/Keap Appointment...

    Working with Infusionsoft's Product, Engineering and NIS teams as an "agent of Infusionsoft" for over three months, we developed a Vue.JS-based front-end for the Appointments Automation feature. The feature allows...
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    Gatorade Hydration Reporting System

    Gatorade Hydration Reporting System

    Gatorade's hydration reporting system generates individualized hydration recommendations for professional athletes based on sweat and fat max data collected by Gatorade's instrumentation...
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    BotWorx: React.JS UI

    BotWorx: React.JS UI

    Botworx is a Silicon-valley based startup focused on creating the next generation of marketing chatbots. They came to us with a concept for their admin UI, looking for React.JS experts to implement it on an expedited...
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    DailyClout Billcam Legislation...

    DailyClout Billcam Legislation...

    Working with Naomi and DailyClout for several months, we re-architected her existing Billcam tool in Laravel. The new and improved Billcam lets users see, share and affect live legislation and voice their sentiment across...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Beaverton, OR

    Based in Beaverton, Oregon, Duro compagnie has provided local and international businesses like Microsoft and HP with creative services since 2001. They are experts in video production, graphic design, and branding, aimed at mid-market firms in the fields of advertising and media.

    As an example of their work, Duro compagnie created a 2-minute opening video for Atomic D for their keynote presentation during the 2018 Automotiv Elektronik Conference held in Germany.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Video Production
    • 25% Graphic Design
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 15% Other
    Duro demo reel

    Duro demo reel

    2019 Duro reel comprises of work done between 2017 - 2019. Hope you enjoy it.
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    Harman Kardon opening video

    Harman Kardon opening video

    Atomic D, San Francisco turned to Duro for help in developing a 2 minute opening video for a keynote presentation at the 2018 Automotiv Elektronik Conference in Germany. The video aim to capture the essence of harnessing...
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    Kensington Hybrid Solutions

    Kensington Hybrid Solutions

    Duro produced a promotional video for Kensington that highlights a hybrid solutions functionality from several products line up.
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    BCG Immersion Center explainer...

    BCG Immersion Center explainer...

    Duro was hired by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) via Toptal platform to produce an explainer video for their immersion center program. The video serves as an internal marketing tool to inform BCG's employees about how the...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, WA

    With an impressively robust client list that includes major enterprise brands, Infinite Red empowers brands with mobile app development. Founded on design-first principles, this Washington-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Infinite Red’s experience is their work for one of the world’s respected global brands. Infinite Red 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
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Web Development
    • 15% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Other
    Footprint Mobile App

    Footprint Mobile App

    Footprint is a traveler’s best friend. It’s the go-to app for anyone who wants to share their journeys with friends and family. Early involvement on this project allowed us to have a hand in the end-to-end experience...
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    Fandor Mobile App

    Fandor Mobile App

    Fandor came to us looking for expert consulting with their first version of the iPhone and iPad apps already in the app store. Fandor is a video streaming website for independent and foreign films, like The Girl with the...
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    GoSwim Web and Mobile App

    GoSwim Web and Mobile App

    GoSwim is the leading website when it comes to on-demand video swimming lessons. They’re home to thousands of training videos that help people become a better swimmer. They came to us looking for a complete overhaul of...
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    Fortis Riders iOS and Android App

    Fortis Riders iOS and Android App

    Fortis Riders, a high-end chauffeur and private jet service, wanted their mobile apps updated to deliver a truly premium experience and to be made iOS 11-ready at the same time. A crucial component was ensuring that the...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    Iris counts impressive brands like Westcon-Comstor among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Portland-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted web development work.

    One example of their web development success comes from ThreatTrack, a securities brand. Iris helped them revitalize their web presence to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Web Design
    • 25% Web Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 38% Other
    SugarStreet Bakery + Bistro

    SugarStreet Bakery + Bistro

    By utilizing beautiful photography and creating an intuitive, modern experience, we were able to help the client reach their business goals: increasing revenue from cake and cupcake...
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    Confluent: Website Design

    Confluent: Website Design

    In combining our efforts with the content experts at Conveyor, and the strategic development team at Modern Interface - we were able to provide Confluent Strategies with an updated web experience. By focusing on...
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    Vibrant Village Foundation

    Vibrant Village Foundation

    Much of what Vibrant Village Foundation's old website content and aesthetics were very inspirational but lacked a realistic portrayal of what the foundation was actually doing. We conveyed honesty about their mission by...
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    Paramount Salon

    Paramount Salon

    Paramount’s old website was dark, with a heavy emphasis on black-and-white design and few examples of their stellar work. So we took it upon ourselves to give them a light, bright and beautiful makeover that put their...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Gleecus TechLabs has provided UX and UI design work for clients like Renyoo. Based in India, Gleecus TechLabs brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Providence Mutual was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Gleecus TechLabs crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Gleecus TechLabs designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% E-Commerce Development
    • 10% Mobile App Development
    • 70% Other
    Social Image Annotation Platform

    Social Image Annotation Platform

    KEY SOLUTIONS Uniform perennial media rich annotations(markers) on images with Identity Matrix from Linear Algebra to keep them consistent across iOS, Android and Web A modular approach was taken for the client side...
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    Tega

    Tega

    KEY SOLUTIONS Build a paperless Field Data Audit application to increase efficiency, reduce turn-around time and better customer solutions. Reduced costs overtime for paper based systems. Created Information...
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    Mapprr

    Mapprr

    MAPPRR India’s First Hyper-Local Retail Platform KEY SOLUTIONS Build a high performance and scalable Service Oriented Architecture. Resilient, authenticated, authorised APIs for mobile apps, back office and...
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    Gazingle

    Gazingle

    Complete Re-engineering of the Gazingle Web Dashboard and the User Mobile Apps using Vue.JS, Phoenix, React Native with custom libraries, REST APIs and AWS https://www.gazingle.com/
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    Birchbox and Rejuvenation count Copious as their dependable mobile app experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of developing experience, this Portland-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    Zumiez is a globally recognized leader in children’s shoes, and Tivix has provided focused and wide-reaching mobile development services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and mobile visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 40% UX/UI Design
    • 30% E-Commerce Development
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% Other
    Shop Xerox

    Shop Xerox

    Xerox required a complete website refresh and we worked with them to design a new website that highlighted their premier printers and scanners.
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    Carat Lane Jewelers

    Carat Lane Jewelers

    Carat Lane is one of the premier jewelers in India, and we had the unique opportunity to redesign their e-commerce experience, reimagine their custom jewelry configurator, and design their Try-at-Home program.
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    Shipwire Logistics

    Shipwire Logistics

    Shipwire, the premier logistics, and supply chain management platform, enlisted our help to redesign their website. We worked with them to create custom animations, web components, and videos to highlight the key aspects...
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    Prana

    Prana

    We partnered with Prana, a sustainable clothing and accessory company, to redesign their e-commerce experience. We designed custom product pages that allowed customers to pick the color and size combinations that were...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Google, Uncorked Studios empowers brands with custom software services. Founded on design-first principles, this Portland-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Uncorked Studios’ experience is their work for Nike, one of the world’s respected brands. Uncorked Studios 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
    • 15% Business Consulting
    • 15% Web Design
    • 15% Web Development
    • 55% Other
    Facebook / Diversity Hub

    Facebook / Diversity Hub

    In the fall of 2018, Facebook came to Uncorked at a critical juncture. It was preparing to build a home for its 2019 Diversity Report, a highly-publicized document showing the company’s progress toward diversity and...
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    Google Creative Lab / Just a Line

    Google Creative Lab / Just a Line

    Uncorked has completed a half-dozen collaborations with Creative Lab. The most recent, Just a Line, lets users draw a line anywhere, in AR. Launched in March 2018, Just a Line showcases and dramatizes Google’s ARCore...
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    adidas / All Day

    adidas / All Day

    Your health adds up to much more than just your daily activities. When Uncorked and adidas partnered to create All Day we began by asking fundamental questions about the role technology has played in health services to...
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    Tentrr / Product Evolution

    Tentrr / Product Evolution

    For Tentrr, closing a Series A meant it could begin to grow while eradicating any legacy technical and design debt. Those key upgrades meant it could come into the next season with a business ready for scale...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    Recognizable credit unions around the world have employed Avtec to bring their mobile applications to the next level. Based in Portland, Avtec was founded with a focus on helping credit unions evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When Premier Credit Union needed a more impactful and effective mobile presence for reaching banking customers nationwide, Avtec provided them with a focused mobile strategy that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining Premier Union’s mobile presence as well as their visual profile to become more contemporary in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Custom Software Development
    • 40% Other
    Credit Union Web Design Portfolio...

    Credit Union Web Design Portfolio...

    http://www.avtecmedia.com
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