Every business needs a website. However, creating a great website in the hyper competitive modern business environment is extraordinarily difficult. There are so many factors to consider such as SEO and UX/UI design. These factors are very complex and demanding and require an experienced hand in order to be able to implement in an effective manner.
High quality websites, which have effectively handled these important factors, can help businesses stand out from the pack and place their mark on their customers. Obtaining a high quality website is the realm of web designers and web developers. This vital industry has been creating websites for decades and this list honors ten of the best in the business in the United States.
We have gone through hundreds of different web design firms in order to be able to put together this list. Many firms have been analyzed based on their portfolio, their user reviews and their overall quality. There were many tough decisions while compiling the list but we stand behind these 10 firms as the best of the best.
The firms on the list have distinguished themselves from their peers through a combination of factors. These include their body of work as well as the customer feedback which they have received. These two factors are most important when considering the quality of a web design firm as customer satisfaction means a great deal in the web design space. The following are the best web design firms in the US in no particular order.
Huemor is a web design firm based in New York that takes a customer centric approach to their web design. They focus on what makes a business unique and then channel that into their website to help them stand out from the competition.
Their customers greatly appreciate their approach and one customer had the following to say: “The Huemor team has that impossible combination of genuine creativity and professionalism that turns every project they work on into a success. They do truly amazing work that is unique to each client and their market. Partnering with Huemor is the best decision a company looking to reinvent its online presence can make. Great team doing great work.”
2. Idea Grove
Idea Grove operates out of Dallas, Texas and they specialize in a range of digital services for businesses. They help brands to grow their presence so that they are able to outperform their competitors.
One of their customers was so impressed that they had this to say: “Idea Grove designed and developed our website, then made site updates post-launch after our name and branding change. They put together a strategy for our site by working closely with us to understand our goals, then conducting keyword research and building stylescapes to determine the branding and overall aesthetics for the site design. They are a fun, friendly, professional, responsive, and exceptionally talented team.”
3. Digitech Web Design
Digitech Web Design is based in Austin – this is one of the fastest rising success stories in internet marketing, a service used by unicorn decisionmakers. Darryl Stevens the CEO is well known for his thorough approach to ensure web projects succeed in meeting their goals – which goes beyond mere aesthetics, to deep technical factors that affects search engine rankings.
Customers are overall quite impressed and the company enjoys high ratings. For example one customer said: “After working with dozens of companies, receiving dozens and dozens of RFP’s, Darryl Steven and Digitech are hands down the best there is. The process of working with Darryl and his team (we love Jake) was simple – they were efficient, on top of it, full of ideas and inspiration – and FAST. Communication was crucial and they overdelivered. The new website is innovative in every way – and absolutely gorgeous. As far as healthcare sites, we are at the top of the chain now and we have Digitech to thank for getting us there”.
4. Efelle Creative
Efelle Creative is another Seattle based firm which specializes in web design and development. They also help their clients with SEO to ensure that the websites which they create are seen by those who most need to see them.
Their approach has been a hit with customers: “Efelle is something special. I hired them to design my web page in 2016 and they did a fantastic job. I’ve hosted with them since then, but had a technical issue (on my side) in January that was complicated and involved some business-impactful issues. Fred (the founder and CEO) was willing to personally get involved to make sure my business was up and running and made everything ok. This is a person (and his is a team), that cares about their clients. Their artists and designers are great and I strongly recommend them — the right partner for you and your team. Thanks for everything, Efelle!”
5. FlyLight Media
FlyLight Media is on a mission to make high quality web design available to companies of all shapes and sizes. They take a modern approach and also offer SEO work on top of their excellent web design skills.
Their customers love them and they have plenty of glowing reviews: “Flyflight Media was absolutely amazing to work with! They were professional, patient, and flexible throughout our entire website design process and we are so thrilled with the final product. Definitely recommend them to any business looking to improve their website and/or online presence.”
weCreate is a full service web design agency that has produced some stunning websites. They work in all areas of web design and primarily build their customers’ websites using WordPress as a base.
They have plenty of happy customers who have left them some glowing reviews: “weCreate recently helped us get a new website up and running and I was very impressed with the results. The team did a great job with the website design, as well as making the process as seamless as possible. Every member of the team has been responsive and willing to go the extra mile to make sure that the job got done the right way! We will definitely continue to work with weCreate going forward.”
KrishaWeb was founded in 2008 and since then they have been pushing the boundaries of web design for their clients. They pride themselves on their ability to meet customers’ needs without needing to blow the budget.
Their customers greatly appreciate this about them and one customer had this to say: “Working with the KrishaWeb team was a smooth and productive experience. From the onset of the project to the closeout, the project managers and designers were quick to respond to requests for additional information and revisions, and we appreciated their dedication to the project.”
8. Thrive Design
Thrive Design is a process driven web design firm which focuses on helping their clients to thrive. They use remote work to find the best talent from around the globe to help their clients get the best websites possible.
Their clients are incredibly happy with the quality of their work: “Thrive has been incredibly responsive and comprehensive with their support. Noah follows up, double checks, goes out of his way, and anticipates. We have received creative support, invaluable consults, clear communication, and genuine care. I recommend Thrive for its straightforward and evidence-based approach to digital marketing. I know our company is in good hands with them.”
9. Idea Marketing Group
Idea Marketing Group focuses on their customers when they design a website. They take their time and learn what makes a company special before proceeding to design aesthetic and dynamic websites.
Their customers appreciate this approach tremendously: “Darren and his team at Idea Marketing Group are amazing! I needed help getting a custom designed and developed website built for a manufacturing client and they knocked it out of the park. They came in on budget, ahead of schedule and the website itself was perfect. The best part of the whole experience was the communication. We were never left wondering what was happening next or when the next deadline was. They over communicated the process every step of the way. We will definitely be collaborating with them again in the future.”
10. Green Mellen
Green Mellen Media provides a great deal of services to ensure that a company’s online branding meets the modern expectations which customers have of businesses. They work hard to ensure that each website they craft reflects the brand of the business that they work with.
Their customers appreciate the time they take to get to know their businesses: “From the start, everything clicked perfectly with GreenMellen! They simplified the process of building a customized website in terms that those of us with minimum WordPress knowledge easily understood and can navigate. Our project was even executed before the deadline! No changes were necessary because they did such a good job of understanding our vision for the short and long term. Brooke and Elana were especially responsive, and our company as a whole is very pleased!”
It was no small task compiling this list but these web design firms truly deserve their spots on this list. Each firm has worked hard to satisfy their customers’ wishes and to earn their places on our list. It is a combination of diligence, creativity and marketing savvy that makes a web design firm truly stand out from the competition and each of the companies mentioned above have this combination in spades.
Other worthy contenders – Some companies worth watching over the next few months include:
Sayenko Design is based in Seattle and they offer a number of web services to their clients including web design. They provide a one stop shop for all things web related and have been in business for over 10 years.
Their customers continue to be impressed with the quality of their service: “Their professionalism and attention to detail was impeccable!! They never missed a thing!! They exceeded our expectations with the final results! Mike was available whenever needed, which was very important to me and our company! I strongly recommend Mike Sayenko and his staff!!”