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Best Mobile App Development in Chicago

Why These Mobile App Developers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored mobile app developers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best mobile app developers in Chicago, IL.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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click5 Interactive LLC

Click5 Interactive is a Chicago web and app development company specializing in digital products for businesses. Its team handles UI Design, Wordpress development, app development for Android and Apple, website design, logo design and print materials. The small team of nine, led by industry veteran Piotr Bieszk, have landed customers like Volvo Certified Trucks, Premium 2000 Commercial Truck Warranties, as well as a variety of smaller businesses and start-ups.

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Eight Bit Studios, LLC

Eight Bit Studios is an app and web design company in Chicago. The team has grown in the last decade from a small boutique agency to more than 40 strong, with a full-service offering for businesses from research and engineering to brand design and product design. Accolades include the Clutch Chicago Awards in 2018 as one of the Top Creative and Design Agencies and Top Developers in the city, and it's worked with Allstate, Hasbro, Guggenheim, Groupon, and more.

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Fortress Consulting

Fortress Consulting is a Chicago digital marketing and advertising agency specializing in website and app presence and marketing solutions. Fortress Consulting is best known for its work with Jordan, Nike, sports stars Steph Curry and Matt Forte, and comedy star Kevin Hart. The team has also worked with insurance and law firms, and the DanceEd Dance Centre. The company's CEO, Joel Matthew, often writes about marketing and business for Forbes, and Fortress has been featured in Inc. magazine.

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Hashrocket is a Chicago software firm specializing in websites, data, programs, and apps. The team of seventeen can code in a variety of platforms and languages, including Ruby on Rails, React, iOS, Android and Elixir, and projects can target customers or employee efficiency. Its clients include Adobe, Vegas.com, Regions Bank, Barnes & Noble, and Ericsson. In addition to the Chicago office, Hashrocket also has a location in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.

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One Design Company

One Design Company is a Chicago firm specializing in web and app design. The team of more than two dozen provides web and app design, branding and logo products and web development, and has collaborated with companies such as Saint Kate--The Arts Hotel, Indigo Agriculture, and a variety of small businesses, including restaurants, lodging, shops, and organizations. One Design Company also built a campaign for Chicago Design Week in 2018.

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Solid Digital

Solid Digital is a Chicago digital agency specializing in web and app design and development, as well as digital consulting and marketing. The firm has been in business since 2007 and recently moved into a new office located downtown. It has worked on projects for Imagineering and Pres-On and won an UpCity Excellence Award as one of the top Chicago marketing providers. Solid Digital also has an office in Portland, OR.

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The Mx Group

The MX Group is a Chicago agency specializing in B2B marketing, web and app development, strategy, lead generation, and creative services. The agency has worked with Tempur + Sealy, Business U.S. Cellular, J.D. Power, Siemens, and more. In 2019, the firm was named as the #4 B2B agency in the U.S. by B2B Marketing, and as one of the top B2B agencies by the business publication Chief Marketer. The MX Group also received five Horizon Interactive Awards in 2019.

Burr Ridge, IL 60527


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Thinkship is a Chicago firm specializing in web and app design, consulting, and software development. It has collaborated on an international level with SynoPay, a Chinese to American payment system, and also with U.S. companies like Cloud Realty and apps like Eatful. The team has won a number of awards, including three UpCity Awards for design, software, and app development, two Clutch Awards for app and software, and a Clutch Asia Award for B2B marketing.

Chicago, IL 60605


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Vokal, LLC

Vokal, LLC is a Chicago agency specializing in web and app design, digital consulting, and strategy. The 30-strong team creates apps and solutions for connecting businesses with customers, including product design and virtual reality. It has worked with Whole Foods, Bosch, Groupon, Bluefin, Bayou Health, and more. Vokal has been in business for ten years, and its CEO Reid Lappin was featured as one of 30 Innovative CEOs by Insight Success magazine.

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