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ArtVersion
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
ArtVersion is a Chicago-based creative agency that boasts an award-winning team of expert designers, developers, and strategists. It works with startups, nonprofit organizations, and Fortune 500s in industries like finance, technology, healthcare, education, and more.

ArtVersion uses data-driven design practices to develop modern websites and web apps that enhance businesses’ ability to acquire leads and generate conversions. It also provides user interface/user experience (UI/UX) design, branding, and graphic design services.

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ArtVersion
  • Address
    10 S LaSalle St 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60603
  • Phone Number
    312-690-7000
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Web Design
    UX/UI Design
  • Industry Focus
    Consumer products & services
    Education
    Financial services
  • Clients
    Volvo, Mack Trucks, Caterpillar, TransUnion, Afex, MorganStanley, Federal Reserve Bank, Trustwave, Seaway Bank, Aiwa USA, Ricoh, Koch, Sisco, Gilson, Rush University, Weyerhaeuser , Toyota, UltraLube, Shell, Qualcomm, University of North Carolina, Montessori, Joseph Sears School, Northwestern University
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Bright Bright Great
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Bright Bright Great (BBG) is an award-winning, full-service design, strategy, development and hosting agency that has worked with the likes of Nike, McDonald’s, and Crayola. BBG specializes in front-end and back-end development, using modern technologies and content management system (CMS) platforms to build engaging websites and web apps.

BBG also offers managed hosting and technology management services, which include daily and weekly website backups, WordPress optimization, real-time security monitoring, and more.

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Bright Bright Great
  • Address
    4131 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60641
  • Phone Number
    773-647-1034
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Digital Strategy
    Social Media Marketing
  • Industry Focus
    Business services
    Advertising & marketing
    Financial services
  • Clients
    Nike, American Institute of Graphic Arts, French American Chamber of Commerce, Gogo, Lucasfilm, Crayola, McDonalds, Ferguson Enterprises, Hostess, Cards Against Humanity, Orbitz, Argo Tea, Museum of Science and Industry Chicago
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Caxy Interactive
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Caxy Interactive is a top-rated custom software development company. It works with small businesses, startups, and nonprofits in industries including health, finance, manufacturing, and education.

Caxy Interactive utilizes technologies like Python, Symfony PHP, React, and Angular to develop web apps, mobile apps, and progressive applications. On top of this, Caxy offers web design, SEO, search engine marketing, e-commerce, and various other digital marketing solutions.

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Caxy Interactive
  • Address
    212 W Van Buren St Suite 1000 Chicago, IL 60607
  • Phone Number
    312-207-6200
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development
    Web Development
    E-Commerce Development
  • Industry Focus
    Education
    Non-profit
    Manufacturing
  • Clients
    Custom Software Development, Web Development, E-Commerce Development
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Chicago Digital
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Chicago Digital works with clients to build websites and web apps that reflect their brands and support their business goals accurately. All websites and apps are designed to be responsive, flexible, and scalable. Its web development services also include CMS integration, on-page SEO, and performance optimization.

Chicago Digital is also a premier marketing agency, offering everything you need to implement a strong online strategy. This includes SEO, PPC, inbound marketing, marketing automation, and more.

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Chicago Digital
  • Address
    213 W Institute Place Suite 301 Chicago, IL 60610
  • Phone Number
    312-489-8422
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Web Development
    Digital Strategy
  • Industry Focus
    Business services
    Consumer products & services
    Health Care & Medical
  • Clients
    BIAA, Young Chicago Authors, CMM Magazine, Sunset Pools & Spas, GTI
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Clique Studios
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Clique Studios is a digital design and experience agency that specializes in designing and building web-based solutions that foster long-term growth. Its engineering services include front-end and back-end development, mobile development, CMS implementation, e-commerce, and more.

Clique also offers content strategy and digital marketing solutions to help clients market their brands and digital products effectively to their target audience. This includes everything from branding and copywriting to SEO and paid search advertising.

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Clique Studios
  • Address
    10 S Michigan Ave #801, Chicago, IL 60605
  • Phone Number
    312-379-9329
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Custom Software Development
    Web Development
  • Industry Focus
    Arts, entertainment & music
    Education
    Financial services
  • Clients
    McDonald's, Northwestern University, The University of Chicago, The City of Denver, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Best Buy, Car X, American Mattress, Mario Tricocci, Delta Dental, SendGrid, Laphroaig, Roche, Civis Analytics, Tempus, AMA, ABA, Cancer Research Foundation
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
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CSTMR Fintech Marketing & Design
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
CSTMR is a digital marketing agency that partners with brands in the financial technology
(fintech) and financial services industries to build cutting-edge digital products and growth campaigns. CSTMR builds modern websites and web apps using popular CMS platforms like WordPress, and its development services include on-page SEO, customer relationship management (CRM) integration, and responsive design.

Clients can utilize CSTMR’s lead acquisition services to generate conversions via SEO, paid search, email marketing, and social media marketing campaigns.

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CSTMR Fintech Marketing & Design
  • Address
    1909 W Wellington Ave #1, Chicago, IL 60657
  • Phone Number
    415-805-6065
  • Service Lines
    Advertising
    Branding
    Marketing Strategy
  • Industry Focus
    Financial services
    Other
  • Clients
    CreditKarma, LendingTree, Goji, Connect2Capital.com, SELFi.com, Nav.com, CreditKarma.com, DepositAccounts.com, Bank of Marin, Clarkston State Bank, NYBDC.com, LendingTree.com, GetQuilt.com, Cardpool.com, Blueleaf.com, Southwest Bank, Insuritas, PrePaid Technologies, Altway.com, First Rate
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Dedicated Developers
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Dedicated Developers is a full-service development agency that hosts a team of developers with experience in a wide range of technologies and engineering specialties, ranging from mobile and web app development to cloud computing services.

Dedicated Developers allow clients to hire developers based on specialty. Businesses, for example, can hire developers that specialize in Magento to help them build a modern e-commerce platform, or they can hire iPhone developers to build an optimized mobile app.

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Dedicated Developers
  • Address
    55 E Monroe St Suite 3800, Chicago, IL 60603
  • Phone Number
    312-761-4448
  • Service Lines
    Web Development
    Mobile App Development
    E-Commerce Development
  • Industry Focus
    Hospitality & leisure
    Health Care & Medical
    Education
  • Clients
    Corning Gorilla Glass, Kripalu, Walmart, Get Momentum, Growth Oracle, Get Altitude, MOBE, WIRED, Condenast, University of Massachusetts Amherst, ONTRAPORT, In Touch EMR, Spotify, Gym Source
Company Info
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Highland
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
With clients, such as Cigna, Make-A-Wish, and RegueeOne, Highland has a long history of working with mission-driven organizations to foster change in the healthcare, finance, and nonprofit sectors.

Highland specializes in customer research, digital product design, custom web applications, and mobile app development, and its CRM solutions help clients generate increased return on investment (ROI). It works with a wide range of technologies and can assemble a customized team that is tailored to your project’s needs.

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Highland
  • Address
    141 W Jackson Blvd, Ste 2200 Chicago, IL 60604
  • Phone Number
    312-863-7500
  • Service Lines
    Web Development
    Custom Software Development
    Mobile App Development
  • Industry Focus
    Non-profit
    Health Care & Medical
    Financial services
  • Clients
    Mission-Driven Organizations: Thrivent Financial, Morton Arboretum, Make-A-Wish, McGraw-Hill, RefugeeOne, City of Chicago | Business & Manufacturing: American Marketing Association, Creative Group, Greif | Healthcare: Cigna, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Agiliti Health, Harvard University Health Services
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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KitelyTech
  • Custom Quote
  • 50 - 249 employees
KitelyTech offers high-level web and e-commerce development services to businesses ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. They prioritize providing best-in-class user experience to ensure that your site appeals to your target demographic. Beyond web development, Kitely Tech offers everything from mobile app development and artificial intelligence to SEO and branding.

Startups can apply for the KitelyTech Startup Scholarship for a chance to receive professional web, mobile, and custom software development services to kickstart their growth.

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KitelyTech
  • Address
    1165 N Clark St 7th Floor, Chicago, IL 60610
  • Phone Number
    312-254-8248
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
  • Industry Focus
    Financial Services
    Business Services
    Consumer Products & Services
  • Clients
    Clients ranging from Startups & SMB's to Fortune 500's: Rollatech, JR Glenn Law, Video and Sound Service, Inc., JobTie, Emotional Ideas, LLC., McMahon Petro-Chem Transport Group, RBS, Office Beacon, iPosters, Kenon Holdings, downbeat, MasterCard, McGraw Hill, Discovery Education, Anglo American, British Land, Alembic
Company Info
  • Custom Quote
  • 50 - 249 employees
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NEWMEDIA
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
NEWMEDIA is a full-service SEO, digital marketing, PPC management, social media management, website design, and web development agency based in Chicago. It specializes in developing and deploying high-ranking websites and modern websites for small businesses and major enterprises.

NEWMEDIA offers guaranteed-ranking SEO plans, offering full money-back if it doesn’t manage to make your site rank. It offers similar plans for both PPC and social media management. Businesses can start with a free SEO audit to see if they qualify for these offers.

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NEWMEDIA
  • Address
    444 W Lake St.,Suite 1700 Chicago, IL 60606
  • Phone Number
    312-416-8466
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Web Development
    Digital Strategy
  • Industry Focus
    eCommerce
    Advertising & marketing
    Business services
  • Clients
    Martin/Martin Inc., Suite3Sixty, Aloha Software, Denver.com, ASLI, 900 Penn LLC, We Travel Earth
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
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Orbit Media Studios
  • Custom Quote
  • 10 - 49 employees
As a Chicago-based, award-winning digital design and development agency, Orbit Media Studios specializes in developing intuitive, easy to manage websites that capture your brand story and drive conversions. It can work with any CMS, and all websites are developed with speed and SEO in mind.

Clients can take their websites to the next level with Orbit’s website optimization and analytics services, which include both SEO and conversion rate optimization (CRO).

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Orbit Media Studios
  • Address
    4043 N RAVENSWOOD AVE, SUITE 316, CHICAGO, IL 60613
  • Phone Number
    773-348-4581
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Web Development
    E-Commerce Development
  • Industry Focus
    Business services
    Arts, entertainment & music
    Education
  • Clients
    Vienna Beef, Bottleneck Management Group, Lincoln Park Zoo, Greater Chicago Food Depository, Terlato Wines, ATI Physical Therapy, Alex by Jellyvision, Lou Malnati's, Westminster Bakers Company, Cabot Cheese, Ryerson, Gold's Pure Foods, American Chatered Bank, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, International Institute for Nanotechnology.
Company Info
  • Custom Quote
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Rightpoint
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 250 - 999 employees
Rightpoint focuses on developing impactful digital experiences for innovative companies around the world. It works with clients end-to-end, from defining their vision to launch and ensuring long-term market relevance.

Its engineering offerings include custom web development, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), CMS development, Salesforce solutions, digital workplaces, and more. As a full-service agency, Rightpoint builds and provides dedicated teams to provide professional design, strategy, content, and marketing insights solutions in addition to their web development services.

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Rightpoint
  • Address
    29 N. Upper Wacker Dr. Fourth Floor Chicago, IL 60606
  • Phone Number
    312-920-8383
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
    UX/UI Design
  • Industry Focus
    Consumer products & services
    Retail
    Information technology
  • Clients
    Macy's, B&H Photo, Care.com, Rue La La, Intuit, Bloomingdales, EMC, SolidWorks, MIT, RunKeeper, Intuit and others. Clients include well known Fortune 500, Global 500 and leading startups. Industries include: Fortune 500 financial Fortune 50 retailer Fortune 500 storage software Fortune 500 data company National healthcare company National entertainment company
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 250 - 999 employees
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Sandstorm Design
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Sandstorm Design is a Chicago-based digital brand experience agency that utilizes data-driven strategies to provide valuable marketing insights, build impactful brands, and develop modern web solutions.

Sandstorm’s web development process revolves around the Scrum framework and Agile principles, allowing it to build quality-tested and optimized web apps and websites in Drupal, Acquia, and Kentico.

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Sandstorm Design
  • Address
    4619 N Ravenswood Ave Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60640
  • Phone Number
    773-348-4200
  • Service Lines
    UX/UI Design
    Web Development
  • Industry Focus
    Consumer products & services
    Financial services
    Health Care & Medical
  • Clients
    Crown Holdings (NYSE: CCK), NOW Foods, Weber, It Works, CLR® Brands, Signode, University of Illinois Chicago, University of Chicago, Elsevier, Vibrant Credit Union, Accuity, Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), National Association of REALTORS®
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Thrive Internet Marketing Agency
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Thrive is a full-service digital marketing agency that provides SEO, PPC, Amazon store optimization, web development, copywriting, and other digital services for business-to-business (B2B) and e-commerce companies.

Thrive designs SEO-friendly web solutions that aim to boost your search rankings, increase your online exposure, and generate conversions. It also offers web hosting services, guaranteeing maximized uptime, free malware removal, fast load times, and best-in-class security.

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Thrive Internet Marketing Agency
  • Address
    Three First National Plaza, ste 1400, W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60602
  • Phone Number
    872-401-6027
  • Service Lines
    Search Engine Optimization
    Social Media Marketing
    Pay Per Click
  • Industry Focus
    Legal
    Consumer Products & services
    Other Industries
  • Clients
    Restoration 1, Driver Support, Tavistock Restaurant Group, BMS Cat, Hurom (USA/Canada), Berryman Products, GAINSCO Auto Insurance, Ready Seal
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
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Valtech
  • Custom Quote
  • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
From connected services to commerce platforms, Valtech works with clients to implement digital solutions that help it emerge as a leader in itsr industry. Itpartners primarily with companies in the mobility, retail, health, finance, travel, luxury, and manufacturing industries.

Valtech’s engineering capabilities include custom web app development, e-commerce development, CMS integration, and more. It also has experience working with emerging technologies like VR and AR to deliver impactful digital experiences to consumers.

Summary

  • Address
    15 S Aberdeen St, Chicago, IL 60607
  • Phone Number
    872-903-4257
  • Service Lines
    Digital Strategy
    Marketing Strategy
    Content Marketing
  • Industry Focus
    Retail
    Financial services
    Health Care & Medical
  • Clients
    L'Oréal Lufthansa Heineken Audi Levi's American Girl The Container Store
Company Info
  • Custom Quote
  • 1,000 - 9,999 employees

How We Chose the Best Web Development Companies in Chicago

Whether you need a simple website redesign or a completely custom web application, the right web development company can help you build the digital products you need to enhance your online presence and acquire new customers.

To make finding the right firm easier, we created the following list of the best 15 web development companies in Chicago based on the services they offer, the size of the firm, and their experience in various industries.

Multiple Service Lines

Working with one digital agency that can handle all of your digital needs is the best way to maintain a cohesive brand image across all of your marketing channels. In addition to web development, this list includes firms that offer services ranging from mobile app development to digital marketing to branding.

Size of Firm

Larger firms may offer more experience working with major clients and larger budgets while smaller web development companies tend to offer more experience with small businesses and startups. To account for this, we’ve included web development companies of varying sizes on the list below.

Industry Focus

No matter what industry you’re in, it can be beneficial to work with a web development company that has experience in your specific niche as it may give them a deeper understanding of your company’s needs and target market. Below, you’ll find web development companies with experience in industries ranging from e-commerce and retail to medicine and hospitality.

Questions to Ask Web Development Companies

With so many Web 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 web development companies.

Download the questions to ask Web Development Companies