Our Top Picks

Atomic-Object
Atomic Object
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Education
Atomic Object helps companies innovate and grow by creating custom software that’s functional, reliable, and easy to use. It develops products that cross web, mobile, desktop, and custom devices. With offices in Chicago and in Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor in Michigan, Atomic Object serves a national base of clients across many industries. It has been employee-owned since 2001.

Summary

Atomic-Object
Atomic Object
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Address
    600 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 100 Chicago, IL 60661
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    616-776-6020
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development
    Mobile App Development
    UX/UI Design
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Education
Cabot-Technology-Solutions
Cabot Technology Solutions
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Information technology
  • Business services
Cabot Technology Solutions is a project engineering IT firm, founded in 2006 by Shibu Bashee. The company has since delivered over 500 projects in various industry sectors, with software solutions and coding as its primary areas of focus. The company has other offices in Dubai, UAE and Windsor, Ontario, in addition to the Chicago, IL offices. The company has a dedicated engineering team focused on product development, and newer services include cloud computing and digital transformation.

Summary

Cabot-Technology-Solutions
Cabot Technology Solutions
  • Starting Price
    • $25 - $49 / hr
  • Address
    318 West Adams Street, Chicago IL 60606
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    512-999-5796
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
Industry Focus
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Information technology
  • Business services
Chelsea-Apps
Chelsea Apps
  • Consumer products & services
  • Real estate
  • Business services
Chelsea Apps specializes in digital solutions for real problems. It works with clients to challenge their current project models and develop user-friendly solutions that encapsulate client goals. All development is in-house without outsourcing parts of the software and application construction to outside companies. Development occurs with collaboration between a creative team that works directly with clients to find a simple, dynamic solution, and a technical team that handles the “nuts and bolts” of the application and software development.

Summary

Chelsea-Apps
Chelsea Apps
  • Starting Price
    • $100 - $149 / hr
  • Address
    625 W Adams Street. Chicago, IL 60661
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    208-057-8878
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development
    UX/UI Design
    Web Development
Industry Focus
  • Consumer products & services
  • Real estate
  • Business services
Codal
Codal
  • Consumer products & services
  • Business services
  • Education
Codal offers responsive and flexible solutions for businesses. It completes the initial project and makes recommendations for future applications and technology development for clients. The company started with a focus on increasing the transparency and efficiency of the technology development process, involving the client with creating a new product that responds to their goals and avoiding cookie-cutter applications. Codal blends employees of different backgrounds to bring unusual and creative solutions to the development process and offers experts in design and coding to make a user-friendly end product that flows intuitively.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Address
    11 East Hubbard Suite Chicago, IL 60611
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    312-219-8691
  • Service Lines
    UX/UI Design
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
    E-commerce Development
Industry Focus
  • Consumer products & services
  • Business services
  • Education
Consagous-Technologies
Consagous Technologies
  • Business services
  • Financial services
  • Health Care & Medical
This is a global IT firm with vertical solutions that enable clients to grow without compromising the functionality of their websites, software and mobile applications. The company has been in business for over a decade, with 700 projects completed for businesses in a variety of industries. Consagous Technologies offers workable solutions for clients with locations in different countries and develops software designed to work on servers in multiple locations. The company works with small and large businesses, completes mobile applications for the initial project and develops long-term relationships that make completing upgrades and newer technology easier for clients to manage.

Summary

Consagous-Technologies
Consagous Technologies
  • Starting Price
    • $25 - $49 / hr
  • Address
    3325 West Cuyler Avenue Chicago, IL 60618
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    512-488-3568
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development
    Custom Software Development
    Web Development
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Financial services
  • Health Care & Medical
Dedicated-Developers
Dedicated Developers
  • Hospitality & leisure
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Education
Dedicated Developers is a multi-award-winning web design and mobile app development company trusted globally for their skillful and innovative development services, geared specifically for early-stage start-ups. In the last 14 years they have delivered over 1000 Swift and Agile web and mobile app projects that have served over 300 clients across 15 countries across a vast spectrum of industries.

Mobile applications span a variety of responsive, on-demand services, from food delivery to fitness trackers. The company creates applications that are the same across different platforms, both for mobile devices and the web. Applications are constructed to increase stability and reduce maintenance and downtime, resulting in a seamless end-user experience. Dedicated Developers works with some of the largest companies in the world, and works with clients that need the same application experience for users in different countries.

Summary

Dedicated-Developers
Dedicated Developers
  • Starting Price
    • $50 - $99 / hr
  • Address
    55 E. Monroe Street, Suite 3800,. Chicago, IL 60603
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    312-761-4448
  • Service Lines
    Web Development
    Mobile App Development
    E-commerce Development
Industry Focus
  • Hospitality & leisure
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Education
Dom-_-Tom
Dom & Tom
  • Not provided
Dom & Tom is a digital creation company offering web and mobile application solutions to help clients grow their business. The company pairs innovation and collaboration, engages the client in every step of the creation process, then uses leading-edge development teams to create an innovative application. Dom & Tom began in 2009, as an Apple and iOS application development and digital development company. Now, client solutions include web development and iPhone/Android mobile development along with emerging technologies to usher clients to the forefront of digital technology.

Summary

Dom-_-Tom
Dom & Tom
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    625 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1800 Chicago, IL 60611
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    773-377-5585
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
    UX/UI Design
Industry Focus
  • Not provided
Eight-Bit-Studios
Eight Bit Studios
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Other industries
Eight Bit Studios is a people-friendly mobile application and web design company focused on primarily mobile app design, creating new technology that combines usability with research into leading-edge technology. Collaborative teams come from many different backgrounds, which allows for a more creative approach to problem-solving and creativity. The company focuses on people-friendly applications and scalable solutions for small businesses and larger companies. As a smaller enterprise, Eight Bit understands the challenges that small businesses face when competing against larger companies.

Summary

Eight-Bit-Studios
Eight Bit Studios
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    350 W Erie St, #300 Chicago, IL 60654
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    312-281-8823
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
    UX/UI Design
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Other industries
Intersog
Intersog
  • Not provided
Intersog uses high-performance software engineering to solve business problems. The company offers unique solutions for more efficient user experiences for their clients. The enterprise offers solutions that put emphasis on a client’s ROI and sales cycle and uses industry-leading advances to create more engaging mobile applications and websites. Custom software and integration across multiple platforms offer clients the ability to deliver seamless service for customers accessing their applications either on the go or on the PC.

Summary

Intersog
Intersog
  • Starting Price
    • $50 - $99 / hr
  • Address
    220 N Green St #2011, Chicago, IL 60607
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    833-468-3776
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development
    Mobile App Development
    IoT Development
Industry Focus
  • Not provided
KitelyTech
KitelyTech
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Other industries
KitelyTech partners with businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, with personalized solutions that allow a larger company with thousands of customers to be just as personalized and responsive as a new business just getting off the ground. Mobile applications are designed to integrate with custom-designed websites, and both are created with SEO in mind. The company’s designers are teams of experts in certain areas, from individual coding languages to graphic design. The company also assists with writing engaging blogs and web copy.

Summary

KitelyTech
KitelyTech
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Address
    1165 N. Clark St., 7th Floor Chicago, IL 60610
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    312-254-8248
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Other industries
Projekt202
projekt202
  • Not provided
This company uses a proprietary methodology to discern the unmet needs of a client and develop people-first solutions that address customer needs and enhance customer service experiences using mobile applications and web design. projekt202 has been in business since 2003, and it provides scalable designs of client applications. It can improve an existing application or website or create something entirely new to meet a different need for clients. With a focus on long-term relationships, projekt202 is equipped to grow and develop as its clients do.

Summary

Projekt202
projekt202
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Address
    400 North Peoria St. Chicago, IL 60642
  • Number of Employees
    250 - 999
  • Phone Number
    312-600-6023
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development
    UX/UI Design
    Web Development
Industry Focus
  • Not provided
Red-Foundry
Red Foundry
  • Consumer products & services
  • Hospitality & leisure
  • Arts, entertainment & music
Red Foundry is singularly focused on developing the best mobile applications, a sharp concentration that allows the company to have deep specialization. With mobile apps, the only product Red Foundry creates, the company is able to delve more deeply into the unique challenges that mobile apps pose and create custom solutions for on-demand service for clients that span many different industries. The company began in 2009, designing apps for iPhones for fun, and quickly was able to tap into a growing market. Since then, Red Foundry has deliberately kept its business small and collaborative.

Summary

Red-Foundry
Red Foundry
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    400 W. Huron, Unit 803 Chicago, IL 60654
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    888-406-1099
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development
    UX/UI Design
    Web Development
Industry Focus
  • Consumer products & services
  • Hospitality & leisure
  • Arts, entertainment & music
Rightpoint
Rightpoint
  • Consumer products & services
  • Retail
  • Information technology
Mobile applications developed by Rightpoint are created for greater human interaction and a flawless experience, with the end goal of driving business for clients. A company that seeks innovation, Rightpoint brings artistic creativity to the mechanics of mobile app development. The company has won multiple awards for web design and marketing and has offices in multiple major cities in the U.S., Australia, Japan, and Britain. Rightpoint keeps all development in-house, from initial client meetings to each phase of the design. Testing is also handled in-house, allowing each team to have a full view of the creative process. Smaller businesses may benefit from the size of the company and the diversity of the client services available.

Summary

Rightpoint
Rightpoint
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    29 N. Upper Wacker Dr. Fourth Floor Chicago, IL 60606
  • Number of Employees
    250 - 999
  • Phone Number
    312-920-8383
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
    UX/UI Design
Industry Focus
  • Consumer products & services
  • Retail
  • Information technology
Simpalm
Simpalm
  • Financial services
  • Healthcare & medical
  • Startups
Simpalm is a mobile app and web development company with offices in Chicago and the Washington, D.C., area. Since its inception in 2009, it has delivered more than 300 mobile and web solutions for startups, enterprises, nonprofits, and other organizations. Its team of expert user interface/user experience (UI/UX) designers, app developers, and web programmers can build the entire digital solution for your company.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Address
    1136 South Delano Court West, Suite B201, Chicago, 60605, IL
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    312-544-0089
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
    Custom Software Development
    UI/UX Design
    Custom Backend Development
Industry Focus
  • Financial services
  • Healthcare & medical
  • Startups
Table-XI
Table XI
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
Table XI is a boutique strategy and software consultancy with practitioners and innovators who believe that more than 80% of digital innovations fail because they are not solving the real user need. Table XI takes a pragmatic approach to innovation by deploying integrated teams to uncover insights from users and turning them into compelling digital solutions.

Since its founding in 2004, Table XI has partnered with clients across industries to research, design, and develop custom digital web and mobile applications that make a meaningful impact with users.

Summary

Table-XI
Table XI
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    328 S. Jefferson St. Suite 670 Chicago, IL 60661
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    312-450-6320
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development
    Mobile App Development
    UX/UI Design
Industry Focus
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Manufacturing
  • Education

How We Chose the Top Mobile App Development Companies in Chicago

Mobile application developers abound in Chicago, and each has unique features and benefits. We've determined the best using a variety of criteria, including the types of applications each company develops, the quality of the end-user product and the scalability of apps, which is important for owners who plan to grow the number of subscribers. Other features used to determine the best mobile application developers include the industry focus of each and the types of service lines each developer uses.

Multiple Service Lines

Multiple service lines let businesses grow, providing scalability that includes seamless expansion of the user base. This allows businesses that start small to retain the same user experience that longtime customers rely on as the business expands. Some businesses may initially want a mobile application that does just a few things, but later, as their business model changes or they realize there are other areas to enhance the customer experience, the application needs to be responsive, with a smoother interface and additional features. Choosing a company that can accommodate a client's growing needs allows the client to successfully cross into new areas without the need for a complete overhaul of their application.

Size of Firm

There are benefits of working with both a small or large firm. Some small businesses may benefit from the resources of a larger development company with more employees, while other clients may appreciate the more personalized service than a smaller company can provide. We have compiled information about different sized firms that are able to meet the many needs of small businesses. When choosing a firm, it's good to ask about its staff retention and the size of each development team. Other questions to ask include the company's approach to mobile application development and the amount of input that the client has at each phase of the project.

Industry Focus

Some mobile application development companies only work with select industries, and doing so allows these firms to develop specialization and a deeper insight into their target markets. Other firms may have a broader range of industries that they work with, which may result in more creativity with mobile application development and borrowing useful mobile app features among industries for mobile application development. Finding a firm that has experience and knowledge of your industry can result in a mobile application that addresses the specific nuances of your industry and business needs.

Questions to Ask Mobile App Development Companies

With so many mobile application development companies in Chicago each offering similar features, it’s important to ask the right questions during your initial discovery call or demo. To help you make the right inquiries, we put together a downloadable list of questions to ask your prospective mobile application development companies.

Download the questions to ask mobile application developers