Top Web Developers Chicago

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List of the Best Web Development Companies in Chicago

A Chicago-based web design agency
4.9

Specializing in Wordpress web design, BuildThis is based in Chicago, IL, providing web design, custom application, e-commerce, and hosting and maintenance.

BuildThis is a Chicago-based website design and support company.

We value innovation, dependability and honesty but what truly separates us from the rest is our unique universal process which is focused on launching projects on time and within budget. Our universal process is broken into several phases, each with its own set of deliverables designed to minimize risk and guarantee client satisfaction with the finished product.

We are an eclectic group of foodies, animal lovers, and gameboard enthusiasts. More importantly, we all work together under the same roof which means you can get ahold of us at any time of day. We love talking to prospective clients and hearing what they’re looking to create.

Overview BuildThis
  • BuildThis Project's Size

    $10,000 +

  • BuildThis Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • BuildThis Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • BuildThis Location

    US, Chicago

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Revolutionize Your Market
4.9

Caxy is a top 3 custom software development company in Chicago according to Clutch.co focused on fintech, manufacturing and startups.

Caxy Interactive is a web design and development firm in Chicago specializing in User Experience and Agile-driven software and technology development.

We love helping clients break new ground, find new customers, and engage the ones they already have in unexpected ways.

What’s important to us? Everything we build comes from User-Centered Design. We’re passionate about running our projects using Agile principles. Why? Because it simultaneously gets clients the best products and makes Caxy a sane, efficient place to do your best work. Coders appreciate the value of the design process and designers appreciate the development process.

Our mission is simple. We want to create digital experiences that tie brand experiences together. User experience, design, strategy and execution collide to form products that our customers and their customers love. We are committed to delivering value to our clients with every interaction and output.

Once upon a time, we started a web development company.
Caxy is a Chicago based web consulting and custom web development agency founded in 1999.

For over fifteen years we’ve navigated the changes in technology, continually innovating and delivering value to our clients. We’re open source specialists with expertise in user centered design, content management systems, e-commerce, mobile application development, database development and custom web applications. We believe that the future of human-computer interactions will be informed more by the concepts of user experience, machine learning and user feedback loops than the underlying technology itself. Caxy will always pursue the best and most current technologies that allow us to connect our client’s customers to better digital experiences.

We’re firm believers in an iterative approach to software development and manage our projects in accordance with Scrum and Agile practices.

Overview Caxy Interactive
  • Caxy Interactive Project's Size

    $50,000 +

  • Caxy Interactive Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Caxy Interactive Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Caxy Interactive Location

    US, Chicago

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Over 15 years of quality software engineering
4.8

Chicago Software Solutions is a development company that builds custom software to solve business problems

With over 15 years of experience, Chicago Software Solutions (C|S|S) is a dynamic leader in custom software development and technology consulting. We are a diverse, multidisciplinary technical team prepared to rout business challenges involving web, mobile, and database applications.

We believe that there is no project we cannot tackle, and our clients value our perseverance and skillfulness. They respect our sound, results-driven engineering practices and appreciate that we listen, ask questions, and gain insight into the challenges at hand before recommending a solution.

Our clients vary in both size and industry from Fortune 500 companies, dynamic mid-market leaders, and capitalized start-ups, to established small businesses and non-profit organizations. Each of these enterprises have one thing in common: the need for a reliable, effective, and efficient technology partner.

We can develop custom software solutions from the ground-up or inherit and build upon existing customer solutions. You can count on us for ongoing operational support following project delivery. If you need to extend your internal team because they are understaffed, overloaded, unsupported, or unfamiliar with the proposed technology, C|S|S will work with you to move your project forward and provide the desired results.

Overview Chicago Software Solutions
  • Chicago Software Solutions Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • Chicago Software Solutions Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Chicago Software Solutions Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • Chicago Software Solutions Location

    US, Chicago

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Software Development & Cloud Services
4.8

CSW Solutions is a custom software development company and cloud solutions provider located in downtown Chicago. The only local team you can trust with your digital footprint.

CSW solutions is a solutions services company that helps businesses adopt and integrate cutting edge Microsoft Technologies. From revamping outdated systems to the migration to the cloud, we can integrate business logic so that you have the tools to implement and manage your ideas. Over the last 12 years, our goal has been to provide best-in-class Microsoft solutio

ns with exceptional outcomes. We continue to deliver management solutions and services that tackle the evolving business issues of today so you can model your business for future expansion.

Overview CSW Solutions
  • CSW Solutions Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • CSW Solutions Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • CSW Solutions Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • CSW Solutions Location

    US, Chicago

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Doejo fuels ideas that grow
4.8

We provide great companies with top ux + dev teams, and a clear process for better product development.

Our Process

We discover, build, launch, and grow ideas.

Our projects are guided by best practices, collaboration and momentum. We’re definitely scrappy, and we fight for our projects. By treating each engagement as a partnership, we fully invest ourselves in the success of our clients. By focusing on this simple process, we’ve successfully launched hundreds of products, brands, sites, and campaigns for ourselves and our clients.

The Place of the Way

In Western Japan, the dōjō serves as a special gathering place for the study and mastery of style and strategy. We believe Doejo is not only a place where creative people can come together to learn and grow, but also a mindset that helps us iterate quickly to produce a momentum that our clients need to be successful. With the capabilities to build nearly anything, we choose to work on ideas led by founders that are passionate and understand the importance of our process and why we do things differently.

Overview Doejo
  • Doejo Project's Size

    $10,000 +

  • Doejo Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Doejo Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Doejo Location

    US, Chicago

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The best mobile and web apps in Chicago
4.8

Award winning UX, Design, and Development team for hire creating the best web and mobile apps in Chicago.

We’re a smart, rowdy, byte-sized group of pixel-slingers from the midwest, here to crush it for brands on their app initiatives.

Overview Eight Bit Studios
  • Eight Bit Studios Project's Size

    $75,000 +

  • Eight Bit Studios Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Eight Bit Studios Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Eight Bit Studios Location

    US, Chicago

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Results Driven Websites
4.8

Intechnic is a world-leading User Experience agency specializing in UX Research & Strategy, UX Design, and Web Design. We fix underperforming websites.

We Deliver Results On Internet™by Creating Results Driven Websites

We are a full-service web development firm.

For more than fifteen years, Intechnic has been helping leading companies achieve the results they want online.

While Chicago is our home, the world is our stage. After all, it’s not just our audience that spans the globe; it’s our clients too. Every day, millions of people use the very websites that we’ve developed or the Internet solutions researched and pioneered by us.

We’re passionate about challenging the status quo. We believe in making a difference.

Overview Intechnic
  • Intechnic Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • Intechnic Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Intechnic Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Intechnic Location

    US, Chicago

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UX Design and Web Development - Get in Kahoots!
4.8

Kahoots Creative Group works with SMEs, Enterprises and Funded Startups across the nation to design, develop and deliver bespoke solutions.

We are a digital consulting group that specializes in design, development and digital strategy.

Rooted in the principles of design thinking, we work with brands to evolve their digital presence and create more value for their customers.

Whether we are using technology to solve everyday problems or answering the big marketing questions of the day, We’re here to make your life easier and your brand better.

So if you are looking to work with smart, creative, no-nonsense people, then you might want to get in Kahoots!

Overview Kahoots Creative Group
  • Kahoots Creative Group Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • Kahoots Creative Group Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Kahoots Creative Group Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Kahoots Creative Group Location

    US, Chicago

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Mobile, Web, Software & SEO Experts
4.8

KitelyTech is a premier Digital Marketing Company in Chicago. Increase visibility, drive leads & grow your business with our certified Web Design

KitelyTech is a full service Technology Design & Development company located in downtown Chicago.

The team at KitelyTech mixes together all of the ingredients required for a successful technology development company. We have highly talented and energetic developers, architects and testers, all recruited through an exceptionally rigorous process.

Analytical mindsets that understand the nuances of our customer’s businesses and project scopes, methodical project managers and designers, highly driven management with a focus for quality and timely delivery, and the innovators that transform the way we look at things.

Delivering projects worldwide to customers ranging from startups & SMBs to Fortune 500 companies. A balanced blend of technology skills and domain knowledge, powered by passion for IT.

Overview KitelyTech
  • KitelyTech Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • KitelyTech Number of Employees

    50 - 249

  • KitelyTech Hourly Rate

    $25 - $49 / hr

  • KitelyTech Location

    US, Chicago

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Lakeview Labs is Chicago’s Favorite App Agency
4.8

We build Amazing Mobile Apps in Chicago. We only work with high-growth startups, innovative companies, and entrepreneurs to build the future.

LakeviewLabs is one of Chicago’s leading web and mobile app development agencies. We build amazing digital products & have a proven track record of creating high-growth startups and profitable companies. We’ve built the most profitable app in the app store for education, most innovative, most viral, and have also created many top in category apps. We’re also highly skilled in web development, but we focus on native, mobile apps.

Overview Lakeview Labs
  • Lakeview Labs Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • Lakeview Labs Number of Employees

    2 - 9

  • Lakeview Labs Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • Lakeview Labs Location

    US, Chicago

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Award winning Web development company from Chicago
4.8

We are a full-stack Chicago software company providing web and mobile applications, full-stack development and AWS DevOps.

LoadSys was established in 2006 by two partners: Lee Forkenbrock and Donatas Kairys. It all started with a small team with a great idea and grew into one of the leaders in software development in the Chicagoland area and nationwide. As of today, LoadSys has successfully completed hundreds of projects for customers from small to mid-size businesses. Our goal is to continue our rapid growth and deliver best results for our customers by using the skills and professionalism of our team as well as the newest technologies and solutions available today.

Overview Loadsys Solutions
  • Loadsys Solutions Project's Size

    $25,000 +

  • Loadsys Solutions Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Loadsys Solutions Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • Loadsys Solutions Location

    US, Chicago

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Crafting Human Connection via Digital Experience
4.8

When you meet us, you’ll discover a team of unique people working together to create an extraordinary brand. We meet our ever-changing world deftly, we honor the nuances that make each of us unique, and we are united by a relentless pursuit of excellence. Above all, we are people who design for people.

Overview Mabbly
  • Mabbly Project's Size

    $25,000 +

  • Mabbly Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Mabbly Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Mabbly Location

    US, Chicago

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Helping clients succeed at the speed of innovation
4.8

We are a global experience company. We create positive human interactions to drive meaningful business outcomes.

Rightpoint is an independent customer experience agency with technology at its core. We create impactful digital experiences driven by insight, strategy, design, and technology to help clients succeed at the speed of innovation. With the recent integration of Raizlabs, Rightpoint now offers a deep foundation in designing and delivering mobile apps with thoughtful, technological solutions that strengthen how companies meet customer expectations in today’s mobile-first world. 

Rightpoint serves more than 250 Fortune 1,000 companies, has been named one of Crain’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Chicago for four consecutive years and has 450 employees across 10 offices.

Overview Rightpoint
  • Rightpoint Project's Size

    $250,000 +

  • Rightpoint Number of Employees

    250 - 999

  • Rightpoint Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Rightpoint Location

    US, Chicago

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Shopify Website Developer
4.7

Award-Winning Digital Marketing & Web Design Agency Combined. Chicago-Based Company. 15+ Years in Business. Get More Clients. Grow Your Business.

There's no doubt that if you're reading this, you are serious about growing your business. Likely, you're on ITRate doing research, trying to determine which digital agency will take your business to the next level. Let us make your decision easy.

Hire Comrade for 90 days and see whether we’ll meet or exceed your expectations. If we don’t, request a refund and get what you paid us back within 3 days. GUARANTEED. At Comrade Digital Marketing Agency, we focus on one thing, GROWING YOUR BUSINESS. We are experts in UX/UI and execute world-class digital marketing strategies for businesses big and small in nearly every industry. Take a look at our portfolio of satisfied clients that, with our solutions, are growing exponentially.

CIT offers an effective custom CRM development service that are flexible to extensions and modifications, ability to integrate add-on extensions as needed without compromising on data security.
 

Digital Marketing & Web Design Company | Comrade Digital Marketing Agency

Overview Comrade Digital
  • Comrade Digital Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • Comrade Digital Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Comrade Digital Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • Comrade Digital Location

    US, Chicago

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Helping clients discover Digital Growth
4.7

Solid Digital is a web design, application development, UI/UX, and digital marketing agency based in Chicago and Portland.

Solid Digital is a full-service digital agency, guiding businesses to achieve digital growth through award-winning work in design, software development, and digital marketing. We believe digital value increases when businesses establish ongoing initiatives that are defined by a clear strategy.  Our team is values-driven and is recognized as one of the Best & Brightest Companies to work for in the nation.  Solid Digital has been in business since 2006 with offices in Chicago, Illinois, and Portland, Oregon.

Overview Solid Digital
  • Solid Digital Project's Size

    $25,000 +

  • Solid Digital Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Solid Digital Hourly Rate

    $25 - $49 / hr

  • Solid Digital Location

    US, Chicago

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Custom Apps: Tech Done Right
4.7

Table XI is a custom software development company in Chicago that combines product strategy with design and dev to make products that transform business.

Table XI is a trusted UX software development and design company. We are 35 meticulous and curious minds in Chicago with a 15 year history of building websites, mobile applications and custom digital experiences for everyone from startups to storied brands. Our partners trust us to create innovative solutions that drive their businesses forward.

Overview Table XI
  • Table XI Project's Size

    $75,000 +

  • Table XI Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Table XI Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Table XI Location

    US, Chicago

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Custom software to launch your idea
0.0

We design, build and sell websites and apps that users love. We work with you to bring new ideas to life!

Overview 20spokes
  • 20spokes Project's Size

    $25,000 +

  • 20spokes Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • 20spokes Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • 20spokes Location

    US, Chicago

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Software to fuel business growth
0.0

alligatortek is recognized as a best-in-class partner, innovator and employer. We are a two-time winner of the Chicago Innovation Award and the 2015 Microsoft Partner of the Year. Our team is honored to be a four-time winner of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the country.

Overview alligatortek
  • alligatortek Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • alligatortek Number of Employees

    50 - 249

  • alligatortek Hourly Rate

    $25 - $49 / hr

  • alligatortek Location

    US, Chicago

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Chicago's leading mobile app developers!
0.0

Our business model ensures that customers are passed on low costs, while offering first-class services and products to all of our customers. Because we have followed in your footsteps, we care about your project as much as you do. We will work with all of our clients to help take each product from "idea" to launch and beyond.

Overview Cerdonis Technologies LLC
  • Cerdonis Technologies LLC Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • Cerdonis Technologies LLC Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Cerdonis Technologies LLC Hourly Rate

    $25 - $49 / hr

  • Cerdonis Technologies LLC Location

    US, Chicago

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Do good work.
0.0

We have partnered with Maui Jim Sunglasses, Meredith Publishing, Outside Magazine, Harvard University, Imprivata, Segal Benz Communications and many others.

Chromatic, made up of experienced strategists, designers and developers, handles complex web tasks well. For nearly 15 years, clients have relied on our team for unparalleled service and transparent relationships, with the only pleasant surprises.

Overview Chromatic
  • Chromatic Project's Size

    $50,000 +

  • Chromatic Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Chromatic Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Chromatic Location

    US, Chicago

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Design Done Better.
0.0
We started crowdspring to address what we saw as a fundamental problem with the design process ... most clients had little choice and most designers had few opportunities to find clients. Since launching in 2008, crowdspring has helped to democratize design around the world. Over 220,000 crowdspring creatives from 195 countries have helped more than 100,000 of the world’s best entrepreneurs, small businesses, startups, agencies, and non-profits with logo design, web design, graphic design, product design, and naming.

Join over 100,000+ businesses, agencies, and product entrepreneurs that leverage crowdspring to grow their businesses through high-quality custom design and naming.

Overview Crowdspring
  • Crowdspring Project's Size

    $1,000 +

  • Crowdspring Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Crowdspring Hourly Rate

    $25 - $49 / hr

  • Crowdspring Location

    US, Chicago

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Fusing software development and digital marketing
0.0

The most important thing that sets us apart is our hands-on, customized approach to you and your business. We work with our select list of clients for the long term, actively collaborating, implementing, testing and measuring technical and marketing solutions so you can sleep well every night knowing you have a company that thinks about ways to grow your business. the way you do.

Overview Ethervision
  • Ethervision Project's Size

    $25,000 +

  • Ethervision Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Ethervision Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Ethervision Location

    US, Chicago

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We get it done.
0.0

Product and design - mobile devices, web, e-commerce, React, React Native, Elixir and more.Strategy and consulting - product strategy, human-centered design, CTO consulting.Cloud and data - AWS, Azuire, AI and ML, Docker and Kubernetes.We are excited to work with you and the team.

Overview Foxbox Digital
  • Foxbox Digital Project's Size

    $50,000 +

  • Foxbox Digital Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Foxbox Digital Hourly Rate

    $50 - $99 / hr

  • Foxbox Digital Location

    US, Chicago

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WordPress / SEO / Ads - Backed By Market Research
0.0

As part of every WordPress site build, they include ongoing maintenance, SEO, WordPress training, and security and accessibility best practices.

Ice Nine Online is an award-winning digital marketing and market research agency headquartered in Chicago. Over the past 8 years, Ice Nine has created hundreds of SEO-optimized WordPress websites for small and medium-sized companies.

As part of creating each website, Ice Nine first conducts a market research project on the client, their customers and competitors to make sure the client's website will help them achieve their online goals.

Overview Ice Nine Online
  • Ice Nine Online Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • Ice Nine Online Number of Employees

    2 - 9

  • Ice Nine Online Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • Ice Nine Online Location

    US, Chicago

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A modern cryptocurrency design & consulting studio
0.0

We are a modern cryptocurrency design and consulting studio. We develop digital solutions that transform companies.

Overview Kalapa Design Studio
  • Kalapa Design Studio Project's Size

    $25,000 +

  • Kalapa Design Studio Number of Employees

    2 - 9

  • Kalapa Design Studio Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Kalapa Design Studio Location

    US, Chicago

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A New Approach to Software Solutions
0.0

Neologic helps mid-sized companies create digital ecosystems that solve business problems and accelerate growth.

Overview Neologic Software
  • Neologic Software Project's Size

    $10,000 +

  • Neologic Software Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Neologic Software Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • Neologic Software Location

    US, Chicago

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Award winning web design and development company.
0.0

We have earned our reputation by successfully completing complex projects. Our strong process allows our team to focus and engage clients.

Orbit is made up of passionate and experienced people focused on one goal: creating websites for our clients' clients. Since 2001, Orbit has worked on thousands of web design projects in virtually every industry.

We pride ourselves on our collaborative nature, robust processes, and exceptional service.

Overview Orbit Media Studios
  • Orbit Media Studios Project's Size

    $25,000 +

  • Orbit Media Studios Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Orbit Media Studios Hourly Rate

    $50 - $99 / hr

  • Orbit Media Studios Location

    US, Chicago

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For Big Kids and Daredevils
0.0

Slingshot is a software and app development company specializing in bringing your vision from idea to launch. Our unique four-step process focuses on the user, allowing our strategists, designers and developers to personalize an app specifically for your business.

Overview Slingshot
  • Slingshot Project's Size

    $50,000 +

  • Slingshot Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Slingshot Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • Slingshot Location

    US, Chicago

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Solving Gnarly Software Problems. Faster.
0.0

Gnar is a Boston-based software development company offering a bug-free guarantee. Gnar's team of U.S.-based experts is fully committed to developing enterprise, mobile, and web applications using the most efficient technologies to solve complex software problems, including React, React Native, and Ruby on Rails, as well as e-commerce integration.

Overview The Gnar
  • The Gnar Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • The Gnar Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • The Gnar Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • The Gnar Location

    US, Chicago

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Accelerating Entrepreneurs
0.0

At Unicorn Road, we think the best way to change the world is to make sure that no genius goes undiscovered and no idea is dismissed as just a dream. We understand what's at stake, and we act with the determination that great ideas require, and the urgency necessary to keep the momentum going.We do not offer a map, a list of best practices, or hearsay from the outside. We offer our expertise in navigating the way entrepreneurs build, test and continually improve their ideas.

Overview Unicorn Road
  • Unicorn Road Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • Unicorn Road Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Unicorn Road Hourly Rate

    $50 - $99 / hr

  • Unicorn Road Location

    US, Chicago

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Move From Best Practices to Next Practices
0.0

Vokal is an industry-leading digital experience agency specializing in mobile app development, adaptive website development, user interaction design and branding in an interconnected world. We are redefining expectations about the value mobile can create through our success in enterprise mobility management, digital development and innovation in mobile interaction design.

Overview Vokal
  • Vokal Project's Size

    $50,000 +

  • Vokal Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Vokal Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • Vokal Location

    US, Chicago

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We're Yellow Box - Your Growth Agency
0.0

Our philosophy is data-driven design. After all, if stunning design doesn't produce results, does it even matter? We achieve growth for our clients through social media, custom web development, video, email, SEO/PPC/CRO and inbound campaigns

We will work with your team to monitor the pulse of your business. We present ourselves as your partner rather than a hired agency, because we work both on and within your business to track all these key performance indicators and different data points that come in throughout the day. It helps us do our job better, which makes our clients much happier.

Overview Yellow Box
  • Yellow Box Project's Size

    $10,000 +

  • Yellow Box Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Yellow Box Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

  • Yellow Box Location

    US, Chicago

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Software is our craft

We write beautiful web applications that are durable and free of defects in workmanship.

8th Light is a software consultancy that is passionate about building productive long-term partnerships with its clients, its employees, and the software community.

Our team of multi-disciplined software professionals are experts in applying the principles and practices of software craftsmanship in all different languages and frameworks. Whether training in a classroom setting, developing in our Studio, or embedded inside of client teams, we follow principled processes that prioritize the long-term health of the software.

Our innovative Modern Apprenticeship Program emphasizes hands-on learning curated by a working professional, and prepares developers from a wide range of backgrounds to have long careers on our team as professional developers and consultants.

8th Light promotes the idea of software craftsmanship by organizing and hosting events, talks, and conferences. You can view some of our past MeetUp talks on 8th Light’s YouTube page.

How to become a software craftsman

At 8th Light, we craft software—from web applications to robotics—that is beautiful, durable, and shows pride in workmanship.

We are skilled.

We have expertise in a variety of programming languages. We offer a suite of services designed to meet the needs of your web, mobile, and embedded projects.

We are agile.

We iterate rapidly to deliver on time and under budget. To ensure success we program in pairs, drive development through tests, and continuously integrate.

We are principled.

We maintain partnerships with clients that are meaningful, respectful, and productive. We'll listen closely to your needs, and work hard to exceed your expectations.

We are educators.

We offer apprenticeships that will push the limits of your knowledge, and help prepare you for a career in software development.

Overview 8th Light
  • 8th Light Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • 8th Light Number of Employees

    50 - 249

  • 8th Light Hourly Rate

    $150 - $199 / hr

  • 8th Light Location

    US, Chicago

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Planning, Consolidation For Power BI and Excel

Acterys Integrates & consolidate data from multiple sources with Microsoft Azure, Power BI and Excel through a powerful Platform for Financial Planning & Analytics

Acterys basically powers with quick clarity for present & future with the help of end-to-end analytics & planning solutions for big Saas and erp solutions. Acterys provide Acceleration in Finance Transformation to its 1000+ users in their familiar environments like Power BI & Excel.

Overview Acterys
  • Acterys Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • Acterys Number of Employees

    50 - 249

  • Acterys Hourly Rate

    $50 - $99 / hr

  • Acterys Location

    US, Chicago

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Creating big-picture digital solutions

The best digital brand experiences are built on the seamless flow of data, insights, and interactions. Everything we do is designed to optimize that flow so that we create big-picture digital solutions that drive growth for our clients and our business.

Overview Bounteous
  • Bounteous Project's Size

    Undisclosed

  • Bounteous Number of Employees

    250 - 999

  • Bounteous Hourly Rate

    Undisclosed / hr

  • Bounteous Location

    US, Chicago

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Designing bright for the hype

We are Brightlab, an international team dealing with the design and development of any complexity: from writing scripts that automate routine tasks to designing and implementing cloud servers.

Overview Brightlab
  • Brightlab Project's Size

    $5,000 +

  • Brightlab Number of Employees

    50 - 249

  • Brightlab Hourly Rate

    $25 - $49 / hr

  • Brightlab Location

    US, Chicago

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We craft digital experiences that spark joy

Some of our core competencies around apps and websites include: payments, eCommerce solutions, scheduling, photos/video management, streaming content, and much more.

Overview Calibrate Software
  • Calibrate Software Project's Size

    $25,000 +

  • Calibrate Software Number of Employees

    10 - 49

  • Calibrate Software Hourly Rate

    $50 - $99 / hr

  • Calibrate Software Location

    US, Chicago

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IT Done Right the First Time!

We predominately specialize in Microsoft-based projects and network infrastructures of all sizes. We have many years of experience in ASP.Net, Azure, WinForms, WebForms, MVC, Core, WPF, SQL Server, BizTalk, Cognitive Services, IBM Watson, SalesForce, and more! We also specialize in more client-side technologies than you can shake a stick at.

Overview coderPro
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    $1,000 +

  • coderPro Number of Employees

    2 - 9

  • coderPro Hourly Rate

    $50 - $99 / hr

  • coderPro Location

    US, Chicago

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Experts in software development & management

Whether you’re in retail, cannabis, manufacturing or otherwise, chances are we’ve got experience in working with your specific data privacy, security and feature needs.

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    $25,000 +

  • Compoze Labs Number of Employees

    50 - 249

  • Compoze Labs Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

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    US, Chicago

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Building Lead Generation Focused Websites and Apps

With experience with multiple web development environments and content management systems (CMS), our diverse team can help your company maximize impact and minimize the complexity of the entire technology stack. From creating adaptive web applications and agile services to adding new features or updating existing web environments, cre8 offers the perfect combination of creativity and practical knowledge to help your business succeed online.

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    $5,000 +

  • cre8 Number of Employees

    2 - 9

  • cre8 Hourly Rate

    $100 - $149 / hr

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    US, Chicago

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Web Development Companies in Chicago: How to Сhoose a Business Partner

Chicago is the administrative center of Illinois that has an excellent industrial, commercial, and financial sector, as well as transportation, cultural, and scientific sectors. Taking into account the strengths of the city, local developers actively work with leading enterprises and gain tremendous experience.

It should be noted that the increase of web development agencies in Chicago is accompanied by the fact that the offices of Salesforce, Google, CareerBuilder, Orbitz, Groupon, Redbox, Motorola are located here. The presence of technology universities is another reason why Chicago has strong web development professionals.

How to Choose a Website Development Company in Chicago

Today, businesses are actively doing things online - they can tap into new markets, discover more opportunities, build a loyal customer base, and finally reduce the cost of customer engagement. Brands accomplish all this with a well-designed website. But designing it is a complex task and requires the right approach and proven methods. Given the fact that it's the team that is the key to success, choosing a web development company must be approached with great caution.

Above in the ranking, you can see dozens of different agencies. To find the perfect one for your project, pay attention to the following aspects.

Categories

Finding a firm is complicated by the fact that agencies offer different solutions. For example, one may specialize in a particular technology, where it has the most expertise, while another may specialize in multiple spheres.

Classification of IT teams:

  • Template-based development. Some agencies offer template-based website development. The advantage of such solutions is that the business gets a finished product as quickly as possible. This method is suitable for those who want to get a resource quickly on a low budget. The disadvantage here is that such a product will be non-unique, with a minimal set of features;
  • Web development from scratch. Such solutions require more time and knowledge from web development specialists. Everything has to be taken into account - the target audience (TA), competitors, and more. That's why the team always employs business analysts and marketers, who study the business from all sides, process the information, and pass it on to other experts. Based on such data, developers and designers create a website that will bring profit to the business;
  • E-commerce development. There are website development companies in Chicago that specialize in e-commerce development. Such organizations have extensive experience with e-commerce platforms, payment gateways, and other e-commerce-related solutions. A business that orders such type of a website can assume that the future resource will not be limited to just products and a shopping cart. This is where developers offer more complex systems including integrations with CRM, social networks, and marketplaces;
  • Full-service agencies. Such agencies consist of several departments (development, design, management, testing, etc.) and offer a wide range of services. And they create not only websites but also a variety of mobile applications, unique features, design, and much more. If you need all-inclusive services, this type of agency can become a great option.

Why hire a web development agency in Chicago?

A large number of design and web development experts are located in Chicago. This is due to the fact that leading technology universities are located throughout the state, as well as in the city itself. Chicago's highly skilled professionals offer internationally competitive services.

What's more, developers, who have worked in a particular environment for many years, have gained in-depth knowledge of the local market. This is especially true for the state's dominant sectors (which we talked about at the beginning of this article).

Web Development Company Services & Their Prices

The main criteria, used by website developers in Chicago to evaluate their work, are project complexity, team composition, modifications, edits, and maintenance. The average price for services ranges from $100 per hour.

Of course, in the rating above, you can see offers below this amount. However, you should not forget that the final cost will depend on your requirements and the features of the website.

If you want more information on the total price of your project, you need to contact the agency of your choice directly. After listening to your ideas, requirements, and goals, the agency will most likely be able to preliminarily estimate the required budget for the project.

Top 6 Tips on Choosing a Web Development Company in Chicago

Developing a website can be compared to building a house because the foundation is important in the design of the two options. Otherwise, the house/website won't last long.

In the case of website development, the team of web developers has always been and remains the fundamental element, so you should approach it with maximum responsibility. We will simplify your task by giving you top recommendations, which shouldn't be neglected, as follows:

  • Portfolio. No other document will be as valuable as the development team's portfolio. Case studies in the portfolio will help you understand how well specialists in the team can build high-quality websites. Moreover, a portfolio will tell you more about the skills, abilities, and weaknesses of the company than its specialists themselves;
  • Reviews. Do your research on how good your chosen business partner's rankings are in reviews of its previous clients. Our website specializes in reviewing IT companies, so you can find plenty of useful and reliable information here. Moreover, you want to ask the agency to provide their client contacts to you so you can talk to the latter directly;
  • Website. It will be quite suspicious if your potential partner does not have a functional, attractive, and user-friendly website. Thus, you want to pay attention to the design of the resource;
  • Communication. To understand that the team of experts is interested in your project, you can evaluate the speed of response to your emails/messages. Small agencies that do not have their own sales department, respond within 24-48 hours;
  • Results. Ask about the results of the agency in its previous projects and how they have achieved them;
  • Team. Ask who exactly will be working on your project and what skills and knowledge each person has individually. For example, your team should at least have the following specialists: a business analyst, developers (front-end and back-end), a designer, a QA tester, a project manager, etc.

What questions to ask at the interview?

The interview is one of the main steps in searching for the best web development candidate. Before scheduling an appointment, make sure you have chosen the right type of web development company - for this, first write down your requirements. Based on them, draw conclusions about what kind of a company you need for your project and what services it should offer.

As for the interview questions, be sure to ask the following ones:

  • What can you tell me about your most recent projects? Which of them do you consider the most successful? Why?
  • Were there any projects similar to mine in your practice?
  • How do you achieve great results?
  • How does your development process go?
  • What will be the approach to my project?
  • How long will the project take to complete and how do you form the required budget?
  • How many specialists will be working on my project? Will I be able to meet them personally?
  • What is my role in the project? Who will inform me about the results? How will he/she/they do it?
  • What additional services can you offer other than website development? SEO?
  • Social media promotion?
  • What are your main values?

Conclusions

Chicago is a city that is in the top 10 most developed cities in the U.S. IT sphere. Therefore, businesses have a high chance of finding top-notch professionals here, ready to implement any idea in terms of complexity. Moreover, the cost of services in Chicago will be much lower than, say, in San Francisco or Washington. So, all you have to do is consider our recommendations and choose from the rating of the best-suited candidates.

We wish you the best of luck with your project!

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