March 2021

Top 10 Women 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.

That's why we've created this list of the best Women Owned user experience design firms for you to review. Read company descriptions, browse former clients, and explore notable projects to find the best fit for your business.

List of the Best Women Owned UX Agencies

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Austin, TX

    Slide UX’s ability to untangle content and data for clients like Sysco and UPS has earned them recognition as a top 15 UX agency for two years running. They specialize in UX and UI design for enterprise and mid-market clients in industries like healthcare and information technology. 

    The American Board of Radiology came to the Slide UX team to help design an app that could keep members up to date on what they needed to do to stay certified. Their team created an online longitudinal assessment tool radiologists can use to keep their qualifications up to date. 
     

    SERVICES
    • 100% UX/UI Design
    Transforming Cannabinoid Science...

    Transforming Cannabinoid Science...

    THE CHALLENGEGB Sciences’ rigor and innovation are unparalleled in the emerging industry of cannabinoid science. The bioceutical first broke convention as one of the first cannabis companies to go public.As laws began...
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    Bringing Order to the Board for...

    THE CHALLENGEBoard certification serves as the best measure of physician excellence. The content, data, and interactions that support decades of different radiological certifications and specialties are mind-boggling...
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    Mobilizing Around Online...

    THE CHALLENGECapriza hired Slide UX to strengthen their online presence and better communicate their product offering on desktop and mobile experiences.WHAT WE DIDWe conducted a competitive analysis, facilitated a...
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    Fresh Investments with SnapExit

    To introduce this equity funding platform to the world, we conducted an online survey, developed personas, and explored three brand tile experiments to deliver an original visual identity and message strategy.
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    SANDSTORM DESIGN counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Chicago-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. SANDSTORM DESIGN helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 50% UX/UI Design
    • 50% Web Development

    Crown: Creating a brand’s crown...

    Our initial website maintenance engagement with this Fortune 500 packaging firm quickly grew to encompass multiple facets of their web presence, including the design and development of a new corporate website.Through user...
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    NOW Foods: Building connections...

    NOW Foods, a leading provider of natural products for more than 50 years, chose Sandstorm to revamp their brand strategy, web presence, e-commerce platform, and mobile experience. Sandstorm conducted extensive user...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Marina del Rey, CA

    What do Stanford University and LA Consumers Union have in common? They’ve both turned to WIRE MEDIA for UX and UI design expertise. This California-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Box Inc. launched a platform targeting their unique users, WIRE 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
    • 50% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Web Design
    • 20% Web Development

    Fight Colorectal Cancer

    RESULTS: improvements to the main site navigation and resource library makes it much easier to find what you need. Fight CRC hired us as a strategic partner to guide them towards best practices for design and...
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    U of California Santa Barbara...

    We created a new website for NCEAS, and along the way updated the brand look and feel as well. The website connects to an external database so that we could create the ability for people for the search and filter website...
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    Here to Here Website

    Here to Here wanted to update their existing website. It had several cases of redundant text, confusing navigation, and was difficult to manage and update. We provided a content strategy and UX design to streamline their...
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    The Solutions Project - Web, UX,...

    Wire Media has been working with The Solutions Project since 2016, providing full website design and development services; UX design, testing, and optimization; and interim brand strategy and support.Our work has freed up...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    What do AFL-CIO and Everytown have in common? They’ve both turned to Teal Media for web design and branding expertise. This Washington-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Rewire.news launched a platform targeting their unique users, Teal 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
    • 30% Branding
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Web Design
    • 20% Other

    Teal Media + Union of Concerned...

    Teal Media designed a new website and user experience for the Union of Concerned Scientists to streamline the user experience, surface key content, and better explain who the organization is and why their work is so...
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    Teal Media + Public Citizen

    Teal Media designed and developed a new website for Public Citizen to modernize their online presence, better communicate their work, streamline their user experience, and make key information and resources more accessible.
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    Teal Media + CARE USA

    Teal created a new design system for CARE USA to establish a new design system that the organization can continue to expand upon over time. https://tealmedia.com/work/care/
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    Teal Media + Women Moving...

    Teal created a new visual identiy for Women Moving Millions to better reflect the nature of their work and the personality of their membership
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  • 5
    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

    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

    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

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

    Site UX/UI for Bialek Environments. Awwwards Honorable Mention. See full case study. 
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  • 6
    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 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

    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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    Harmless Harvest Brand & Packaging

    Before joining Studio Simpatico, Creative Director Sinan Imre worked on the Harmless Harvest brand during its infancy. In an industry saturated with palm trees and paper straws stuck into coconuts, Harmless Harvest had to...
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    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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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Cluj-Napoca, Romania

    Wolfpack Digital clients include The Bosco, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to web development for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Wolfpack Digital was founded on forward-thinking principles in Romania.

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

    SERVICES
    • 70% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design

    Ikigai | banking app

    Spend, save and invest all in one place
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    Planet of Finance

    The professional platform Planet of Finance that has been launched in 2009 by Olivier Collombin was named for a good reason the Facebook of private bankers. In 2018 they approached us to redesign and remake their website...
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    Amplicare

    Amplicare is a company based in New York, helping community pharmacies gain more Medicare business, by offering a monthly subscription-based tablet application. The app allows comparison of Medicare plans, phone calls...
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    Gloat App - fintech in e-sports

    Building a fintech application for the e-sports industry requires a profound understanding of the stock market principles combined with excellent technical knowledge. The end product is a well-functioning fintech...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    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
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 40% UX/UI Design

    Construction

    Developing this mobile app was a nice challenge for our team. We were presented with very specific requirements for the end-users that we were able to achieve. This is a project our team is proud of.
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    Social

    Developing this mobile app was a nice challenge for our team. We were presented with very specific requirements for the end-users that we were able to achieve. This is a project our team is proud of.
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    Bid invitation design

    We needed to find the right way to build a friendly and modern look and feel. By understanding how to apply color and illustrations to the user interface, we find the best way to create an intuitive design.e an intuitive...
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    Construction Industry App

    We built the product choosing the right tools to make it scalable and maintainable. We work with modern development tools and use them to improve our workflow and always deliver on time
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Medina, WA

    Based in Seattle, Flower Press Creative studio is an entirely female-owned digital product design studio with clients that include Nike and Disney. Founded in 2001, Flower Press uses a unique approach to product design that leads to increased product insights for clients.

    When major software developer, Daitan Group, contacted Flower Press about designing a modern and responsive site to emphasize their key selling points, Flower point delivered a robust and satisfyingly effective site that spoke to their key markets with professionalism and style.

    SERVICES
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Web Design
    • 20% Web Development
    • 40% Other

    A Modern Site to Service a New...

    Insurance Lounge engaged FPCS to update their online quoting and buying platform Insurance Lounge is a startup focused on making insurance purchasing and management easy and accessible. Their retail store purchasing...
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    Capturing a New Market with...

    World Perspectives, Inc. engaged FPCS to overhaul their content delivery model to appeal to individual subscribers. World Perspectives, Inc. is an agricultural consulting firm that offers daily and monthly analytical...
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    A Promotion to Help Women...

    Geek Girl Careers engaged FPCS to create a microsite to promote the personality assessment feature on their career development platform. Geek Girl Careers is a startup focused on getting more women working in technology...
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    An Online Resource for Young...

    FPCS partnered with a group of senior designers to create an online monthly magazine covering design techniques, strategies, and inspiration. WebDOTPage is an online monthly magazine offering design techniques...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Pittsburgh, PA

    Web design and UX agency, RedTree Web Design, builds strong web foundations to help businesses showcase their brand and communicate with their target audiences. With a decade of industry expertise, the team supported companies such as Hermann Associates Inc. and TDI Group with web design and UX services to optimize new business development.

    RedTree Web Design helped T.F Cambell Co branch out into an e-commerce model. After studying the industry, the team executed a user-friendly search function to meet users' needs. They also integrated the platform with programs and built an intuitive user flow to enable consumers to purchase products easily. 

    SERVICES
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% E-Commerce Development
    • 20% Web Design
    • 40% Other

    Hermann Associates Inc

    Herrmann Associates Inc. needed a new website with an easy-to-use back end that provided a clear path between their products, manufacturers and users.
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    USAID LandLinks

    Cloudburst Group came to us looking to create an unique interactive layout for USAID LandLinks’s website for their extensive land rights case studies for countries around the world.
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    Fierst Distributing Company

    Fierst Distributing had a perfectly functional website, but looked to us to better show off the high quality of their company, manufacturers and projects in their site redesign.
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    T.F. Campbell Co

    T.F. Campbell saw their industry transitioning to an eCommerce model, and we worked together to equip their website with this capability.
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Rooted in the principals of design thinking, Kahoots Creative Team evolves their clients’ digital presence to create more value for their customers. Their client portfolio consists mainly of mid-market and enterprise clients like PepsiCo and TransUnion.

     

    One of their recent projects was redesigning the website for Arcadia Data. Their team began by rethinking the user experience and creating a new information architecture that made navigating the website easy, then updated the copy to engage users fast and keep them moving deeper into the site.

     

    SERVICES
    • 25% Email Marketing
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Web Development
    • 35% Other

    Web Development for Q-Centrix

    Kahoots Creative has created several web applications for Q-Centrix that help optimize their workflow. They built everything from custom quoting tools that write directly in Salesforce to a status site that connects with...
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    Web Design for BlueData

    Kahoots Creative supports BlueData's in-house marketing efforts through design, website development, and email. The team has also increased engagement from social media, email newsletters, marketing automation, event...
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    Web Design for Arcadia Data

    Arcadia Data relies on Kahoots Creative for design and ideation. The Kahoots Creative team supports thier in-house marketing team with digital marketing, event marketing and everything in-between. The team primarily...
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    HealthMyne - Website Redesign

  • 12
    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

    Restaurant

    Restaurant

    Restaurant

  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Katy, TX

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Tobiuo Sushi, but Meli Marketing is a content marketing agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Texas-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

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

    SERVICES
    • 15% Content Marketing
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 55% Other

    Jump & Joy Party Rentals

    Jump & Joy Party Rentals Branded Video for Social Media l Telly Award Winner  https://www.facebook.com/JumpandJoy/videos/1610244992392134/ Branding & Website Design https://www.bouncehousesofkaty.com/
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    Tobiuo Sushi & Bar

    Tobiuo Sushi & Bar #Socialhour Campaign **2018 GlobalTrend Awards Winner** Objective & Results for Integrated Campaign here:https://www.globaltrendawards.com/marketing/winner-info.php?id=231 Branding &...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Atlanta, GA

    Badie Designs has provided web design solutions for huge names like Georgia Power as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Atlanta 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 the NAACP needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Badie Designs. Badie Designs completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Web Design
    • 15% Branding
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 55% Other

    J.PR & Associates Website...

    J.PR & Associates help small and midsized employers create innovative and engaging workplace cultures that can change the world. We specialize in taking organizations and people from where they are to where they want...
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    SouthCare Cremation & funeral...

    Since 1994, SouthCare has built its reputation as a distinct alternative to traditional Atlanta funeral homes. We provide cremation and funeral services that are professional, compassionate and attentive, while offering...
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    Pro Pueblo Catalog Design

    Pro Pueblo is a non-profit foundation and a member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO). Our mission is to create sustainable income opportunities, alleviate poverty, improve livelihoods and promote environmental...
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    MadHouse Sports Bar & Grill Logo...

    Madhouse Sports Bar & Grill is College Park, Ga newest sports bar providing an atmosphere that sets itself apart from the collection of established bars already operating in the area.  The ambience is like no other...
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