Ecommerce is one of the most competitive industries in the world. When you want to make your site stand out against your competition, you want to make sure a good agency has your back.

That’s why we put together this list of the best ecommerce web design agencies in the world!

These are the top-notch agencies who have worked in web design long enough that they know all the ins and outs of making a successful ecommerce company today.

Find your future business partner now with our list of the top ecommerce web design companies!

Top Firms of 2020 - Ecommerce Web Design

You’ve seen the top three ecommerce website design agencies, but we’ve sorted through hundreds of companies and ranked them just to find the best. If the top three didn’t catch your attention and you want to see more options for your company, check out the full list below!



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SmartSites Digital Marketing Agency

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Outsmart the competition with best-in-class digital marketing services. With over 150 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ reviews online, SmartSites 💡 is America's #1 rated digital marketing agency. Get more traffic. Acquire more customers. Sell more stuff. SmartSites works for businesses of all sizes. SmartSites is a Google Premier Partner and Facebook Marketing Partner.

4.9
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  • "Smart sites is great. Alex was always super responsive and helpful. 5/5!"
  • "The SmartSites team (specifically Kristina) are extremely professional, responsive and friendly. Their services have been effective in reducing our cost per click/conversion in the promised timeframe. Having worked with other PPC managers previously, I speak from experience when I highly recommend SmartSites' services - just wish we found them sooner!"
  • "Very professional organization that takes the time to understand what is clients need and then works quickly and effectively to meet that spec. I highly recommend them."

Lounge Lizard – Best of Breed Since 1998

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Lounge Lizard has 23 years of experience in website design and development, digital marketing, social media, seo, and mobile app development. Lounge Lizard Brandtenders and Marketing Mixologists have been driving leads and producing best of breed design and branding for clients across industries and around the world since 1998. Lounge Lizard has offices in NYC, Long Island, Nashville, Washington DC, and Los Angeles.

4.7
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  • "Lounge Lizard did an amazing job designing a website for us. Included all the design and functionality we requested. Frank, Cezar, Bob, Raynal, & Team did an amazing job and delivered a website that impressed our employees and coworkers. Professional from start to finish and with great attention to detail. Definitely would recommend them to a work associate."
  • "Lounge Lizard is amazing! They are way more collaborative and creative than other firms I've worked with in the past. They presented our team with BIG ad campaign ideas, as well as being critical in educating and helping our team better understand the market and what we should be doing to get the best bang for our buck regarding ads. Since we’ve been partnering with them, we’ve seen a substantial increase in more leads. Thank you Lounge Lizard!"
  • "Lounge Lizard is acting as an extension of our marketing department supporting multiple initiatives... some very complex in nature. We are extremely glad to have them on board to help us dive into these efforts without fear. Looking forward to a long partnership!"
End Point New York
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End Point

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End Point is a small agency based in New York. They pride themselves on designing and building secure, resilient software for companies that need to scale. Some of their clients include Backcountry, City Pass, and King Arthur Flour. Click the button below to visit their website, or give them a call!

BlueSwitch

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Blueswitch is a NY based agency specializing in Shopify development and digital marketing. 20 years of experience enables the BlueSwitch team for efficient re-platforms, integrations and marketing strategies to take their clients' businesses to new levels of success. Click the button below to visit their website and get in contact.

3.9
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  • "Really great company. Thank you for being awesome. Do yourself a favor and use them."
  • "Great company to do business with. We used them to help develop our Shopify store and they did an excellent job. They had just the right amount of creative input to add some fantastic value to our build. BlueSwitch got the job done on time and on budget. As the company owner, I would certainly recommend them to anyone who needs a Shopify site build out."
  • "Good quality and prompt work, would highly recommend."

WebDesk Solution – The eCommerce Expert

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WebDesk Solution is a collection of innovators, problem solvers, and outside-the-box thinkers who have been developing eCommerce solutions since 2011. Badged as certified partners with most trusted digital commerce platforms including BigCommerce, Shopify, Shift 4 Shop, Prestashop, CS-Cart, Volusion, and others. Analyzing client needs and developing customer-centric digital eCommerce solutions are among our main competencies.

Absolute Web Miami, FL
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Absolute Web

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Full-service eCommerce and Web Development agency, Absolute Web, established in 1999, with offices in Miami (Florida) and Los Angeles (California). The agency is known for fast-turnarounds while keeping a high level of quality in development and strategy implementations. The agency is Adobe (Magento) Commerce specialized, Shopify Plus certified and also a BigCommerce partner.

5.0
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  • "Phenomenal company to work with. They built us a site that many other developers did not have the skill set for. These guys are the top dogs in their industry."
  • "(Translated by Google) Absolute Web was very nice to work with; From the beginning the communication was very fluid; they understood our goals, our audience, etc. The delivery was made in a timely manner. The project manager who was assigned to our project, Andrés, took care of all aspects of the project and also supported us in other areas. (Original) Fue muy agradable trabajar con Absolute Web; Desde el principio la comunicación fue muy fluida; entendieron nuestros objetivos, nuestra audiencia, etc. La entrega se realizó de manera oportuna. El gerente de proyecto que fue asignado a nuestro proyecto, Andrés, se encargó de todos los aspectos del proyecto y también nos apoyó en otras áreas."
  • "Extremely happy with my logo from Absolute Web! Customer experience was top-notch -- logo design process was a collaborative effort, I was able to proceed at a pace I was comfortable with, and they were extremely responsive to all my emails. The team took the time to truly understand my brand, which was evident in the final product. Not only were brand aesthetics on point, but logo was one of a kind. Looking forward to working with the team at Absolute Web again in the near future."
Vaimo Sweden
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Vaimo

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Vaimo is a medium-sized agency based in Sweden. Vaimo is one of the world’s most respected experts in digital commerce on the Magento & Adobe Commerce Cloud platform globally. Click the button below to visit their website, or give them a call!

4.4
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Redstage New Jersey
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Redstage

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Redstage is a small-sized agency based in New Jersey. Redstage modernizes and supports digital systems for B2B vendors through end-to-end ecommerce services to drive stable, long-term growth. Click the button below to visit their website, or give them a call!

Iflexion 250 - 999 Denver, CO
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Iflexion

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Iflexion is a web development company that focuses on end-to-end custom software engineering and digital transformation solutions. Since its inception in 1999, the company has become a technology partner to more than 500 customers, including Philips, PayPal, adidas, Shell, and more. Iflexion’s portfolio includes web and mobile apps, intranets, enterprise portals, BI and AI solutions.

Taoti Creative Washington, DC
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Taoti Creative

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Taoti Creative is a small agency based in Washington, DC. Taoti is a creative digital agency hell-bent on using 20 years of experience to drive impactful outcomes. Their main mission is to move your needle. Click the button below to visit their website, or give them a call!

4.8
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  • "Welcoming and professional business. If I were starting my own firm it would look like Taoti Creative."
  • "Staff are extremely hospitable and allowed us to use their basement to get in and out of our costumes during the annual barracks row festival."
SynapseIndia New Jersey
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ENDERTECH California
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Bluespark North Carolina
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Clarity Ventures Texas
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Clarity Ventures

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SILK Software California
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BigDrop New York
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BigDrop

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Digital Experiences, Re-imagined. Big Drop Inc is a full-service digital agency with global capabilities across web design and development, marketing and branding. We create digital experiences that are human-centered and future proof.

Atwix Ukraine
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Pixafy New York
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HTML Panda Delaware
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Commerce Pundit Georgia
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Meticulosity New Jersey
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Unleaded Group Colorado
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SumatoSoft Belaruse
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SumatoSoft

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SumatoSoft is a software engineering company which has developed custom solutions for more than 100 companies from 20+ countries since 2012. Our team focuses on the partners’ business needs, assigns experienced in-house teams, ensures clear and transparent workflows, and uses different agile approaches for continuous value delivery.

Demac Media Canada
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Sagapixel 10 – 49 Cherry Hill, NJ
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Sagapixel

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Sagapixel builds SEO-optimized WordPress websites for businesses that need a website to rank highly on Google. The company is considered one of the foremost digital marketing/WordPress web design companies in the U.S., and it has dedicated teams specializing in healthcare, legal, manufacturing, and home services, as well as a team focused on general digital marketing & WordPress web design.

4.9
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  • "13 month review I wish we could give them more than five stars The service was outstanding for the past 13 months website went up fast and easy they manages SCO Google campaigns couple times we had a couple changes to the website he did it right away same day service we’re ranking first page a lot so we’re getting free advertisement now Receive thousands of dollars a month try to do the Google campaigns by myself. I am happy I found frank and his staff was 100% satisfied from start to finish on my website did a excellent job over professional did not take long at all. Going to stay with Frank and his company managing my Google campaigns and SEO And highly recommend him to others."
  • "I am happy I found frank and his staff was 100% satisfied from start to finish on my website did a excellent job over professional did not take long at all. Going to stay with Frank and his company managing my Google campaigns and SEO And highly recommend him to others."
  • "I have spoken with numerous SEO companies about my specific needs and Saga Pixel is far and away the best! They are highly knowledgeable, prompt in both communication and delivery of services, friendly and a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for great SEO services. They're pricing is very affordable which, of course, is an added bonus. Fair and ethical in their client relationships and from my experience it is evident that they take pride in helping their customers on a personal level."
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DigitlHaus

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DigitlHaus is an award winning, full service, digital eCommerce agency. Through design, development and marketing, we grow businesses by creating experiences people love. Certified partners: BigCommerce, Shopify, and Magento.

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  • "Our company was looking to upgrade our Big Commerce template to the Stencil platform and give our site a fresh look. We found Digitlhaus in the Big Commerce Partner Directory as an “Elite Partner.” After researching a lot of companies, we felt Digitlhaus was a great fit. From day one they showed a great deal of professionalism, as every step of the project was clearly outlined, the flow of communication was always smooth and fast in response. Everyone we worked with was friendly and they sincerely cared about getting our project perfect. Each portion of the project was delivered right on time as was estimated. We are very pleased with our site! We now feel that we have a great on-going relationship with this company for future e-commerce/marketing needs. Thanks DH team!"
Inflexion Interactive New Jersey
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Inflexion Interactive

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Forix Oregon
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Forix

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Forix is a medium-sized agency based in Oregon. They're certified Magento experts and a full-service eCommerce agency, that delivers data-driven development & marketing strategies proven to grow your business. Click the button below to visit their website, or give them a call!

Isadora Design California
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Junction Creative Georgia
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Junction Creative

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Why did these ecommerce web design companies make our list?

Finding the best ecommerce website design agency is a challenge, which is why we curated this list of the top web design companies for ecommerce sites. Our team assessed a variety of factors to determine which agencies delivered the best websites and best customer experience.

For example, we looked at each ecommerce website development company’s:

  • Portfolio
  • Reviews
  • Deliverables
  • Capabilities
  • Prices
  • Experience
  • Services

These points served as a basis for creating our list of the top ecommerce web design agencies.

We then used this information to build a custom algorithm, which graded and ranked each ecommerce website design company based on its client satisfaction, capabilities, service offerings, and more. The result? Our list of the best ecommerce web designers.

All these agencies have worked with thousands of clients, and many have earned awards for their hard work. When you want a cutting-edge design that’ll get your ecommerce business more customers, these are the agencies to call.

How do I know what ecommerce web design company is right for my business?

With so many great choices, it can be overwhelming to think about deciding on just one ecommerce web design company – but there are a few things to consider that can make the choice easier. Here are some things to keep in mind when deciding on an ecommerce web design company from our list.



4 steps for finding a top ecommerce web design agency

When it comes to ecommerce, you need a specialized website that can quickly and easily turn any random visitor into a paying customer.

Ecommerce, especially for B2C companies, is a fast-paced industry that can make a company millions in a short amount of time. But it’s also a high-competition atmosphere that can run smaller companies out of business before they have a chance to flourish. To make sure you’re one of the successful businesses, you need a well-designed site and a top ecommerce web design agency.

That’s why we’ve compiled four steps for finding the best ecommerce website design company for your online store.


1. Location

Location isn’t a make or break factor of a web design company since a lot of the work they do is done digitally. However, location and distance can mean a lot to some clients.

First and foremost, before deciding on an ecommerce web design agency, you should always speak to them – whether it be in person or on the phone. This allows you to get to know the company on a deeper level before signing any contracts. If you’re a client that likes to meet in-person with anyone your company is working with, location is a big variable to consider when choosing an ecommerce web design company.

If you prefer to meet in person about web design tweaks you have, questions you’re struggling to find the answer to, or color schemes for your navigation bar, finding an ecommerce web design company that is a reasonable distance is extremely important.

To cut down your long list of potential web designers, cross off the ones that you can’t travel to (if location matters to you).


2. Budget

Budget is one of the most important things to consider – for anyone looking for an ecommerce web design company.

You should first start off by setting a reasonable budget. You should set a conservative budget and one that’s the absolute most that you want to spend, and don’t allow yourself to go over the budget you set for yourself.

If you do, you risk losing money that you don’t have on a service that you could have easily found in your price range.

That being said, you want to make sure you realistically research how much it will cost to have all the ecommerce web design elements that you desire. For example, you shouldn’t expect to get the web design package with all the bells and whistles for a modest price. You should be realistic with yourself, and ensure that you understand the kind of budget you need to support the kind of ecommerce web design you have in mind.

There are plenty of options to ensure that you find something you love within your price range.


3. Personality/Culture

The personality and culture of a company can really make a relationship. Like we mentioned, the goal is to stay long-term partners with your web designer over the life of your website – so you want to be sure that you enjoy who you’re working with. This is another reason speaking on the phone or in-person is extremely important before settling on an ecommerce web design company.

You should be sure to ask hard questions that you’re curious about to determine if the company will put your website in the best care. You want to feel confident that the goals you communicate to them will become their goals – and that they will stop at nothing to complete them.

Talking on the phone can also tell a lot about a person. You’ll be communicating a lot – so you should enjoy the conversation. Do they seem to care about your business? Do they care about your personal goals and visions?

These are all important questions to ask yourself before deciding on an ecommerce web design agency.


4. Offerings

Offerings are something else to consider when deciding on what ecommerce web design company to choose. You should never settle – you should always ensure that you find a company that offers everything you’re looking for in a web design company. Chances are you’ll be together over the course of the life of your website, and you want to be sure that you are never missing any features that you dreamed of for your website.

You should research each company thoroughly to ensure that they offer what you’re looking for. If they don’t, there is surely a company that does – and you should look until you find them.


How much does hiring an ecommerce website design company cost?

The cost of building an ecommerce site, as well as hiring an ecommerce website design company, depends heavily on your business. A startup ecommerce store, for example, will likely have lower design and development costs than a company like Amazon looking to upgrade its site.

That’s why ecommerce web design costs range from $5000 to $500,000.

For the most accurate pricing for your site, ask for quotes from ecommerce website design companies. Their quotes will help you build a baseline for how much your website will cost, which can help you establish a realistic budget for hiring a top ecommerce web developer and designer.

What should ecommerce web design services include?

Ecommerce web design services vary in what they include. You should see some similarities in deliverables, though, because all ecommerce sites demand some of the same features, like mobile-friendliness and website security.

When researching different ecommerce website design companies, look for services that include:

  • Mobile-friendly or responsive design
  • HTTPS or SSL certificate setup and installation
  • Ecommerce functionality
  • Payment gateway integration

While optional, it’s beneficial to work with an ecommerce web designer that follows search engine optimization (SEO) best practices. If they don’t, your ecommerce site may have trouble getting traffic, which can make it challenging to generate orders.

You can also partner with an ecommerce SEO agency to make sure your website gets traffic and sales.

What to expect from a top ecommerce website development company

When you hire a top ecommerce website development company, you can expect:

  • A site customized to your business, brand, and products
  • A design and development experience that considers your ideas and feedback
  • A seasoned design and development team
  • A deadline and a launch date that gets met

Since the top web development companies offer a seamless, stress-free experience, it’s recommended to hire one of these agencies. While you could go with a freelance ecommerce web designer or developer, you’ll often find yourself with more work and problems, which cancels your cost savings.

Find the best ecommerce web design agency for your business

Ecommerce is one of the most competitive and high-intensity industries in the world. There are millions of companies that sell products online, so it’s inevitable that some of them sell the same items.

That means it’s important for you to beat your competition. You need an ecommerce storefront that’ll put your competitors to shame.

And the best way to do that is with the perfect ecommerce web design agency as your partner.

The biggest problem you could have is choosing an ecommerce web design agency. There are almost as many agencies in the world as there are ecommerce companies (or at least it seems that way).

So how do you pick the one that’s right for you?

This list is just the starting point. From here, find a few agencies that really catch your attention. Whether it’s their name, rating, or some other factor, create a shortlist of agencies that you want to thoroughly vet.

Then, take the time to go to each of their websites and look around for information. Pricing, testimonials, portfolios, and other proof-of-work pages are essential to understanding the ins and outs of an agency before you partner with them.

And you have to understand them, too. Otherwise, you could wind up in a contract with an agency that regularly butts heads with you or simply doesn’t have the resources to do what you want.

All in all, that makes the vetting process the most important part of your relationship with ecommerce web design companies. You need an agency that knows how to create category pages, product pages, landing pages, contest pages, form fields, contact pages, and all the other essential parts of an ecommerce website.

Without them, you can be sure you’ll lose valuable traffic and customers to your competitors.

Don’t let that happen! Start the partnership process today and determine the best ecommerce web design agency for your needs!