Our Top Picks

1Brand Design
1Brand Design
  • Marketing
1Brand Design was ranked one of the top web design companies in Chicago for 2020 by UpCity and The Manifest. They offer full-service marketing solutions including design and development, SEO and copywriting, animation and video, and social media marketing. The company recently celebrated 10 years in business. Their company philosophy of great relationships is manifested in their affordable prices, commitment to open communication, and focus on top-notch customer service. 1Brand Design’s talented team of web developers and marketers have worked with big-name clients such as the Chicago Bears, NASCAR, and the Special Olympics.

Summary

1Brand Design
1Brand Design
  • Starting Price
    • $100 -$149 / hr
  • Address
    1 North State Street, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60602
  • Number of Employees
    2 - 9
  • Phone Number
    773-680-4999
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Search Engine Optimization
    Graphic Design
Industry Focus
  • Marketing
ArtVersion
ArtVersion
  • Consumer products & services
  • Education
  • Financial services
ArtVersion specializes in working with companies that are launching a new brand or expanding into new markets. They are visual storytellers and believe the power of design can lead to explosive growth for their clients. They take a strategic approach to design in both web and branding and understand that design is all about the experience for the customer. The agency has been recognized as a leader in their field both nationally and internationally and have been serving clients for more than two decades. ArtVersion has offices in Chicago and Lake Bluff, IL and boasts high-profile clients including MorganStanley, Toyota, and Chicago Public Schools.

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ArtVersion
ArtVersion
  • Starting Price
    • $150 -$199 / hr
  • Address
    10 S LaSalle, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60603
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    312-690-7000
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Web Design
    UX/UI Design
Industry Focus
  • Consumer products & services
  • Education
  • Financial services
BBG Company Logo
Bright Bright Great
  • Business services
  • Advertising & marketing
  • Financial services
Bright Bright Great focuses on solving problems that build brands. To achieve this goal, they offer award-winning brand strategy and positioning, UX design, social media marketing, and SEO. The team at Bright Bright Great takes pride in every relationship they form with clients and have partnered with brands such as Orbitz, McDonalds, Nike, and Universal Music Group. Selected as one of the Top Development Companies in the United States by Selected Firms, Bright Bright Great leverages their engineering talent and cutting-edge technology to deliver solutions that lead to success.

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Bright Bright Great
  • Starting Price
    • $150 -$199 / hr
  • Address
    4131 W. Belmont Ave. #D, Chicago, IL 60641
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    773-647-1034
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Digital Strategy
    Social Media Marketing
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Advertising & marketing
  • Financial services
Chicago-Digital
Chicago Digital
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Health Care & Medical
With a 15-year history of building professional, cutting-edge websites, Chicago Digital is committed to serving their customers by building mutually beneficial relationships. The team has a passion for helping businesses grow online by providing innovative design, marketing, and development services. They have been recognized as a top local agency by UpCity and are Yext and Google certified partners. They are headquartered in Chicago and have offices in San Francisco, New York City, and Hackensack, NJ to serve their clients throughout the country. Chicago Digital creates hand-crafted websites and online marketing solutions that are built specifically for each business and are focused on supporting their client’s business goals.

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Chicago-Digital
Chicago Digital
  • Starting Price
    • $100 -$149 / hr
  • Address
    213 W Institute Place Suite 301 Chicago, IL 60610
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    312-489-8422
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Web Development
    Digital Strategy
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Health Care & Medical
EDUCO
EDUCO
  • Education
  • Government
  • Transportation
The team at EDUCO believes that listening to the users is the best way to determine what is and is not working with a website. They use this information to create lasting partnerships with companies that need professional web design services to display and enhance their brands. The company was founded in 2007 with the core values of curiosity, creativity, and communication. Their knowledge and love of technology and design is evident in each project they work on and their diverse staff is committed to helping each business they partner with grow to their full potential.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $150 -$199 / hr
  • Address
    128 Chicago Ave, Oak Park , IL 60302
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    708-613-0386
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Web Development
    Search Engine Optimization
Industry Focus
  • Education
  • Government
  • Transportation
Harp Interactive
  • Health Care & medical
  • Financial services
  • B2B
Harp Interactive leverages social media marketing, PPC, email marketing, branding, and website design to create a full marketing strategy that is on-target and professional. The firm was founded in 1993 as L.A. Harp & Associates and continues with the same leadership under Harp Advertising + Interactive. Their staying power and strong reputation has led to awards for best company culture, one of the best advertising agencies in Chicago, and one of the top digital marketing agencies according to UpCity. Their clients include AMITA Health, RUSSO, and Butterball Gift Certificates.

Summary

Harp Interactive
  • Starting Price
    • $150 -$199 / hr
  • Address
    555 Waters Edge, Suite #130, Lombard, IL 60148
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    630-691-9500
  • Service Lines
    Pay Per Click
    Digital Strategy
    Advertising
Industry Focus
  • Health Care & medical
  • Financial services
  • B2B
KitelyTech
KitelyTech
  • Advertising & marketing
KitelyTech is a full service technology consulting, design & development firm with offices in downtown Chicago, New York City, Atlanta, Detroit, Austin, Charlotte, Phoenix, and Miami. KitelyTech was started to set industry standards: a full-service technology firm setting trends in web design, web development, branding, mobile application development, custom software, and SEO services.

KitelyTech was founded on the principles of transparency, customer service, efficient execution, organization – which remain at the company’s foundation today. Since 2009, KitelyTech has grown to become nationally respected, completing projects in verticals ranging from oil and gas to healthcare to CPG and beyond.

In addition to technological acumen, their management team is positioned to set clients up for success through their wide array of business experiences in both startups and established corporate cultures.

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KitelyTech
KitelyTech
  • Starting Price
    • $100 -$149/hr
  • 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
  • Advertising & marketing
NEWMEDIA
NEWMEDIA
  • eCommerce
  • Advertising & marketing
  • Business services
NEWMEDIA is ranked in the Top 1% globally of digital marketing firms and offers guaranteed-ranking SEO plans as well as web design and development, social media management, and pay-per-click. They are 20-year veterans in the industry and offer audits on current campaigns as well as development of new marketing campaigns for clients. Honored as one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing private companies in America and a top global B2B company by Clutch, NEWMEDIA acts as a highly successful digital agency partner for clients such as Delta Airlines and CBS Television.

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NEWMEDIA
NEWMEDIA
  • Starting Price
    • $100 -$149 / hr
  • Address
    444 W Lake St., Suite 1700 Chicago, IL 60606
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    312-416-8466
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Web Development
    Digital Strategy
Industry Focus
  • eCommerce
  • Advertising & marketing
  • Business services
Olive-Street-Design
Olive Street Design
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Financial services
Olive Street Design has offices in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. They offer web design, marketing strategy, SEO optimization, social media marketing, and branding and identity as the tools to help their clients achieve their goals. The skilled team members at Olive Street Design look at each client’s business as a whole and put a unified brand in place to create a cohesive experience for each company they work with. They have done work for Chicago Public Schools, Sweet Baby Ray’s Catering, and American College of Barbering among many other high-profile businesses.

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Olive-Street-Design
Olive Street Design
  • Starting Price
    • $100 -$149 / hr
  • Address
    264 E. Kenilworth Avenue Villa Park, IL 60181
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    630-230-1410
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Branding
    UX/UI Design
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Financial services
Orbit-Media-Studios
Orbit Media Studios
  • Business services
  • Arts, entertainment & music
  • Education
Orbit Media Studios has created more than 1,000 websites and counting. They have been building, optimizing, and perfecting websites since 2001 and have a talented team of designers, developers, web strategists, writers, and digital marketers. They have been awarded the 2020 CADM Tempo Award as the best-branded website channel and the 2019 Golden Trumpet Award for new website. With the goal of educating and collaborating with like-minded businesses to improve their community and deliver successful marketing plans, Orbit Media Studios has provided services to a wide range of clients in the arts, entertainment, and education industries.

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Orbit-Media-Studios
Orbit Media Studios
  • Starting Price
    • $150 -$199 / hr
  • Address
    4043 N Ravenswood Ave. #316, Chicago, IL 60613
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    773-348-4581
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Web Development
    E-Commerce Development
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Arts, entertainment & music
  • Education
Solid-Digital
Solid Digital, LLC
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Business services
  • Manufacturing
The team at Solid Digital, LLC is focused on growth solutions for their clients. Their cross-functional team combines web design and development with strategic planning, app design and development, and digital marketing to create agile plans that connect brands to customers. Solid Digital, LLC has offices in Chicago and Portland and employs an elite team of professionals to deliver solutions leading to digital growth. They have worked with brands such as Hilton Worldwide, Embassy Suites, and Spitfire Strategies in their more than 14 years in business.

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Solid-Digital
Solid Digital, LLC
  • Starting Price
    • $200 -$300/hr
  • Address
    100 N LaSalle St, Suite 1400 Chicago, IL 60602
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    877-899-9981
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Digital Strategy
    Search Engine Optimization
Industry Focus
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Business services
  • Manufacturing
Symbiont-Group
Symbiont Group
  • Information technology
  • eCommerce
  • Manufacturing
The talented team at Symbiont Group helps clients make the leap between strategy and actionable strategy. Specializing in B2B sales and marketing, the firm uses a range of design and promotional techniques to build awareness, launch campaigns, generate qualified leads, and help their clients understand their market and audience. Symbiont Group was founded by two B2B specialists who have more than 40 years of combined experience in consulting, sales, and marketing technology. Their headquarters are in the Chicago Loop and they pride themselves on creating growth models that meet challenging brand goals.

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Symbiont-Group
Symbiont Group
  • Starting Price
    • $100 -$149 / hr
  • Address
    200 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2360, Chicago, IL 60601
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    312-757-5066
  • Service Lines
    Content Marketing
    Marketing Strategy
    Email Marketing
Industry Focus
  • Information technology
  • eCommerce
  • Manufacturing
Thrive-Internet-Marketing-Agency
Thrive Internet Marketing Agency
  • Marketing & Advertising
Thrive Internet Marketing was founded in 2005 in Arlington, TX and now has offices in Chicago, Texas, Florida, Minnesota, New York, and California. Their personalized attention, results-focused innovation, and big-picture thinking sets them apart from many of their competitors. The agency has been honored as a top digital agency by UpCity. Thrive is also committed to giving back and, for every business they work with, they give a microloan to another striving entrepreneur to help them grow and succeed.

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Thrive-Internet-Marketing-Agency
Thrive Internet Marketing Agency
  • Starting Price
    • $100 -$149 / hr
  • Address
    70 W Madison St Ste 1400 Chicago, IL 60602
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    872-401-6027
  • Service Lines
    Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, Pay Per Click
Industry Focus
  • Marketing & Advertising
VisionFriendly
VisionFriendly.com
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Manufacturing
One of Chicago’s top web development and design firms, VisionFriendly.com is passionate about web design. The firm has been building successful websites for more than 20 years and has expanded to a second location in Palm Bay, Florida. They also provide marketing in the form of social media management, SEO optimization, and PPC advertising. They are a medium-sized firm that is large enough to handle a wide range of needs yet small enough to care about each and every client. Their portfolio includes work for Heritage Radon, Resilience Health, and Granite City Food & Brewery.

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VisionFriendly
VisionFriendly.com
  • Starting Price
    • $100 -$149 / hr
  • Address
    1250 E. Diehl Road Suite 302, Naperville, IL 60563
  • Number of Employees
    2 - 9
  • Phone Number
    630-553-0000
  • Service Lines
    Web Design, Search Engine Optimization
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
  • Manufacturing
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Wojo Design
  • Business services
  • eCommerce
  • Financial services
Wojo Design was founded 16 years ago and employs a tight-knit team of 11 specialists to create full-service online marketing plans that deliver results. Their process always starts with industry research including a review of competitors and interviews with customers and stakeholders to create a comprehensive and effective plan. Wojo Design implements web design and development paired with SEO to deliver results that lead to explosive growth. They have worked with big names such as Boston University, the University of Chicago, and Alliance Credit Union.

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Wojo Design
  • Starting Price
    • $100 -$149 / hr
  • Address
    318 W Adams St #1609 Chicago, IL 60606
  • Number of Employees
    2 - 9
  • Phone Number
    312-685-1542
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Web Development
    Search Engine Optimization
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • eCommerce
  • Financial services

How We Chose the Best Web Design Companies in Chicago

Chicago has dozens of choices when it comes to web design companies and narrowing down which is the best fit for you is no easy task. That’s why we’ve done the legwork for you to identify the top 15 providers in the city based on metrics such as size of the company, time in the business, price, and satisfied customers.

Multiple Service Lines

Some businesses simply need a website designed while others require a comprehensive online marketing strategy. From pay-per-click (PPC) marketing and search engine optimization (SEO) to full branding and strategy, we made sure to choose companies that offer a broad range of services to meet diverse needs.

Size of Firm

Small agencies can offer more personalized services, while large firms tend to offer a more standardized approach. Both options have their pros and cons, and the right choice for you depends on your budget and how customized your project is. We’ve included web design companies of all sizes on our list, so you can decide for yourself.

Industry Focus

Some web firms dedicate their time and resources to serving specific industries such as manufacturing, retail, hospitality, and healthcare. If industry experience is on your checklist, we’ve listed examples of the industries each company serves.

Questions to Ask Web Design Companies

With so many web design 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 web design companies.

Download the questions to ask web design companies