July 2021

Top Minority Owned User Experience Design Firms

User experience (UX) is how a consumer interacts with and experiences a certain product or service. User experience relates to how a user perceives a website’s ease of use, efficiency, and usefulness. Examples of a positive UX experience for customers include placing an order on a company website, reading a marketing email with a clear call to action, successfully navigating a streaming interface such as Netflix, or easily joining a company video call. Companies can choose UX designers based on their ability to provide a positive experience for consumers.

Check out some of the best Minority Owned UX agency near you. As you create your shortlist, we recommend reviewing work portfolios to see if a company's style matches yours; reading client reviews to understand strengths and opportunities; and looking at a company's service focus to gauge expertise and work experience. We compiled all this data for you, so get started finding a Minority Owned user experience design firms today!

List of the Best Minority Owned UX Agencies

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

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

     

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

     

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

    Stormwind Studios UX/UI Design

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

    Carlisle UI Design

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

    Catapult Sports Mobile App Design

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

    Illuminate HC Wearables Design

    Challenge: Reduce call-light response time and improve the level of service in post-hospital care facilities. Outcome: A renewed confidence in the call-light system with a modern UI and device ecosystem that reduced...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Santa Monica, CA

    They have already landed major names like United Talent Agency as clients, and Sidebench is still expanding on its list of success for brands in a wide range of industries. This Los Angeles-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their software development strategy to increase both brand perception and measurable sales.

    If you want to see how Sidebench helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their software design work for Accel Partners. Sidebench helped them define a strategy for their specific audience to improve their reach and meet key KPIs.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 35% Custom Software Development
    • 15% UX/UI Design
    Awards & Recognition

    Awards & Recognition

    Our team is incredibly proud to announce that our Baby Steps LA mobile app, created alongside the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, was recently awarded a place on Fast Company’s Best Apps and Games of 2020 List....
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    Red Bull Music Doorman

    Red Bull Music Doorman

    Red Bull Music focuses on highlighting musicians and artists while empowering their consumers to push culture forward. Sidebench empowered Red Bull Music to better cater their events to attendees by developing the Doorman...
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    Red Bull Artist Relationship...

    Red Bull Artist Relationship...

    Red Bull works with thousands of artists through long-standing music initiatives such as the Red Bull Music Academy and Sound Select. To better manage relationships with artists and uncover new opportunities, Sidebench...
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    Red Bull Artist Evaluation Platform

    Red Bull Artist Evaluation Platform

    With Red Bull Music focusing on finding local, emerging artists, a challenge emerged regarding selecting the right artists and maintaining fan favorites. Sidebench rebuilt their Artist Evaluation App to ensure the tool...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Thousand Oaks, CA

    Why is Beachbody experiencing record sales? They’ve turned to TouchZen Media for mobile app development expertise. This California-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When FullyRaw Media launched a platform targeting their unique users, TouchZen Media 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
    • 70% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% IT Strategy Consulting
    BeachBody Android Application

    BeachBody Android Application

    Beachbody On Demand mobile applications provide streaming access to hundreds of world-class Beachbody workouts—including to help consumers conquer their health and fitness goals. As the Digital Product Manager, I worked...
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    FullyRaw by Kristina

    FullyRaw by Kristina

    The FullyRaw Mobile Application will be an iOS application that allows users to view recipes, videos, challenges, and shopping lists hand-picked by Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram. The goal is to educate users on the benefits...
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    Rawvna's Raw Recipes

    Rawvna's Raw Recipes

    Rawvana’s Raw Recipes contains over 110 delicious, easy to follow raw vegan recipes from the kitchen of Yovana Mendoza. Recipes cover multiple categories including juices, smoothies, salads, and entrees. The application...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Grand Rapids, MI

    Manifest Studios counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Michigan-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted UX and UI design work.

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

    SERVICES
    • 30% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Web Design
    • 15% E-Commerce Development
    • 25% Other
    Marriott Moments/Activities

    Marriott Moments/Activities

    Marriott International wanted to expand their services into the Activities/Experiences market. Lead the creative and co-strategized from beginning to launch
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Houston, TX

    The team at Simublade helps clients build their dream digital experiences to impress and win new consumers for their clients. Their service line includes mobile app, web, and custom software development across industries.

     

    Working with cancer research and treatment leader MD Anderson, the Simublade team created an app for more efficient reporting of imaging physics data on-the-go. The Clinical Ticketing App made the inputting of data easier and more efficient for medical professionals so they could spend less time on machines and more time with patients.  

     

    SERVICES
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 25% Other
    Construction PMS

    Construction PMS

    McSloy Construction engaged Simublade to provide a comprehensive Project Tracking and Customer Management solution. 
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    Cotravel

    Cotravel

    Cotravel connects travelers across the world to take trips together. 
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    Parrotforce

    Parrotforce

    Parrotforce engaged Simublade to build a scalable communication and tracking system for their 24/7 personal assistant service. 
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    Clinical Ticketing

    Clinical Ticketing

    MD Anderson leads the world in cancer research and treatment. The Clinical Ticketing app allowed more efficient reporting of imaging physics data on the go. So less time could be spent working on maching and more time...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    San Antonio, TX

    VINNOVE clients include Enterprise Mobility, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to mobile app development for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, VINNOVE was founded on forward-thinking principles in San Antonio.

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

    SERVICES
    • 65% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 15% Web Design
    Personal Safety Net

    Personal Safety Net

    We went through a Design Sprint framework to design and develop Personal Safety Net.
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    A marketplace for Sneaker...

    A marketplace for Sneaker...

    Design Sprint methodology to create UI/UX experience. The company founder is negotiating with investors using our prototype to explain the customer journey
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    Pet Market live

    Pet Market live

    Looking for a Pet? Locate all the fun and exotic pets in your area with the Pet Market App! Type in your zip code and see all the pets that are for sale or adoption in your area!  Designed and developed mobile app...
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    Market place for the Construction...

    Market place for the Construction...

    We worked with the founders of GroundUp to design and develop an app for contractors and a portal for distributors to be able to submit and accept bid requests.   
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Miami, FL

    Crea7ive Interactive Marketing finds new ways to solve challenges for businesses like Pizza Hut, Armani, and Apollo’s Bank. Their agency specializes in crafting brand and digital strategy for mid-market and enterprise clients.

    Recently they were hired by fast-food giant Wendy’s create a brand system to market their new guacamole blend. To reflect the originality of the recipe and the freshness of the product, the team used bright colors and clean images to generate a kit of marketing assets that would introduce their new spin on a classic dish to guac fans everywhere.

     

    SERVICES
    • 45% Branding
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Advertising
    • 30% Other
    Sensentia

    Sensentia

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