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Top 100 Design Agencies in Boston

December 2022

Looking for a top design consultant in Boston?

You need your design to be clear and reflective of your brand, and of course, of high aesthetic quality.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top design agencies in Boston. 

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List of the Best Boston Design Companies

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      5.0
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      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Somerville, MA

    Velir is a midsize web development company. The Somerville, Massachusetts-based firm was founded in 2000. Their services include web development, ux/ui design, digital strategy, and web design.

    Clients

    • johnnie-O
    • CUNA Mutual Group
    • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
    • Harvard Library

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    Velir is developing a trade association’s Drupal website. They’ve picked up where another vendor has left, resolved existing issues, and proceeded to maintain and enhance the platform. 

    "Velir is very structured and thorough in their approach."

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boston, MA

    altr, which is based in Salem, Mass., creates digital products and constructs brand platforms for majority midmarket businesses. Many of the 10-person agency's clients are in healthcare and medical, though altr has also worked on business services, consumer products, and retail projects.

    Clients

    • athenahealth
    • at&t
    • Bamboo Rose
    • BD

    Industries

    Notable Project

    altr bolstered a healthcare provider's marketing strategy by conducting an email campaign, creating an automated slideshow, and building an informational website.

    "[T]he quality of their design and implementation was exceptional."

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  • 3
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Needham, MA

    RainCastle Communications is a web design and branding company based outside Boston, in Needham, Mass. Founded in 1994, RainCastle's team of about 8 employees are experts in web design, content strategy, branding, and graphic design. They work with both B2B and B2C clients across industries.

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    Notable Project

    On a short timeline, RainCastle managed all elements of a company repositioning from strategy to creative to project management. They developed materials to support new messaging including a website.

    “You’ll find agencies that are good strategically or creatively or that can drive a schedule. It’s rare to find an agency who balances all three.”

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  • 4
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boston, MA

    THE STORY is an award-winning user experience & web development company. Serving startups and corporate clients from Germany, Switzerland, US, UK, and Poland. Focus: UX/UI Design based on Business Analysis, Product Design, Python, Django, and AWS.

     

    Clients

    • KCR Clinical Solutions
    • INVICTA
    • Aflofarm
    • PwC Poland

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Story | UX Design + Web Development helped a clinical development solutions provider facilitate a workshop. They provided insights into the techniques, tools, and designs that would be used in the workshop.

    "Our communication with Story is always very efficient."

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  • 5
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boston, MA

    The Gnar Company, Inc. is a computer software company based in Boston and founded in 2015. Their team of around 15 provides a variety of services including custom software, mobile app, and web development. They often partner mid-sized and enterprise businesses in a large number of sectors. 

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    Notable Project

    The Gnar Company developed a chemical threat first-responder application with information on safety procedures, a searchable index, and other safety-enhancing functionality. The app is cross-platform.

    "We weren’t just a project to them. They catch up and ask how the app is running.They really care about our end-users."

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    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • Wakefield, MA

    Epsilon is a global marketing company that offers web and mobile app development along with web design, UI/UX, content marketing, and digital strategy. The team of more than 8,000 works in 70 offices around the world but is headquartered in San Francisco. They serve IT, financial services, and government industries.

    Clients

    • California State Lottery
    • Staples
    • Walgreens
    • Marriott

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Epsilon designed and developed a public website with single sign-on capability. The team provided cradle-to-grave system support and a wide range of services, including visual design and usability assessments.

    "Epsilon has been an outstanding partner."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boston, MA

    PurpleFire is a small software development firm established in 2021. Their team focuses on custom software development, web development, e-commerce development, blockchain, and more. The firm is based in Køge, Denmark.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    PurpleFire was hired by an e-commerce store for UX, checkout flow, and conversion rate optimization improvements. They helped the client improve product pages to be more helpful to their customers.

    "We had a really good experience with PurpleFire."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Marquis is a branding and graphic design agency based in Boston. Founded in 2003, the small team of 8 specializes in branding, graphic design, and web design. They work primarily with clients in the healthcare and medical industries.

     

    Clients

    • Fenway Enterprises
    • Fresenius Medical Care
    • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    • Roche Bros.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Marquis executed a rebranding to promote a set of services and products. They designed new logos, developed a website, and are now creating print and online marketing collateral.

    "Working with the team was easy, and I enjoy each engagement we get to have."

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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Temper and Forge is a web solutions company based in Boston. The company, founded in 2014, has a team of less than ten that provides web design and development, SEO, UX/UI design, and IT managed services to small and larger-sized companies and institutions in various industries.

    Clients

    • Building Ventures
    • Theory Wellness
    • Firefly Health
    • Cignal AI

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Temper and Forge provides ongoing support for a website and landing pages.

    "We are very happy with the work and we will continue to use Temper Forge..."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
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      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Founded in 2010, Opus Design is a digital design agency that offers web design, branding, and graphic design services to their small business and mid-market clients in the education, healthcare, and non-profit industries. Their 50 employees are based out of offices in Boston and Neustadt, Germany.

    Clients

    • brand development
    • logo design
    • digital and web design
    • print and publication design

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Opus Design led a rebranding effort for a nonprofit. The team helped craft a new name, logo, website design, messaging materials, and collateral, and they then assisted the new brand's launch.

    "Opus Design is a group of fine-tooth-comb, detail-oriented professionals."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Zazz is a Seattle-based mobile app development company founded in 2011. They have an additional office in San Francisco. Their team of approximately 50 employees serves clients of all sizes and industries. In addition to app development, they also specialize in enterprise app modernization and UX/UI design.

    Clients

    • Inclose
    • Ideal Smart
    • Sparehandz

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Zazz provides iOS mobile app development for a parental control platform using Swift. The team created wireframes, a logo, and branding. They’ve also used MDM technology and are now in the testing phase.

    “Working with them has been an absolute delight from a project management standpoint.”

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cambridge, MA

    Established in 2018, Composite is a web design company. Located in Belmont, Massachusetts, their small team offers web design, search engine optimization, digital strategy, and web development.

    Clients

    • City of Cambridge
    • Town of Wallingford

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Composite - Branding & UI/UX Design was hired by a fintech company for their web development and design services. They helped revamp the client's one-page marketing website.

    "Overall, we were happy with the process and outcome."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Dept is a web development firm that was founded in 2016. They have a team of over 1,300 employees, spread out over four offices in Boston, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Manchester, U.K. They offer web development, UX/UI design, and web design to midmarket and enterprise companies across the globe.
     

    Clients

    • Tesla
    • Sony
    • Adidas
    • Triumph Motorcycles

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Brought on initially to provide rapid wireframe and design layouts, the partnership with this client expanded into full iOS app development.

    "They have incredibly talented designers who can very rapidly take an idea and bring it to life in the form of wireframes and clickable prototypes."

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Arion is a web and software development firm headquartered in Montevideo, Uruguay. Founded in 2019, their team of 8 employees primarily serves small and mid-sized clients across a variety of sectors. While web, mobile, and custom software development are their specialty, they're also proficient in blockchain and AI development.

    Clients

    • Aspen Grove
    • Live Chair Health
    • OncoRx Insights
    • Everest Effect

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Arionkoder creates a healthcare technology firm's tablet-based oncologist analysis and treatment software using AI and AWS NLP. Their tasks include domain analysis, prototype design, and product development.

    "They are, without a doubt, a world-class design and development firm."

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Third & Grove is a web development firm headquartered in Boston with an additional office in San Francisco. Founded in 2013, they have 34 employees and have worked with well-known brands in sectors such as food & beverage and financial services. Third & Grove provides web design and development, e-commerce development, UI/UX design, and digital strategy for primarily midmarket-sized clients. 

    Clients

    • King Arthur Baking Company
    • UKG
    • Benefit Cosmetics
    • Seventh Generation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Third & Grove led web development on Drupal 7, focusing on responsive redesign. They collaborated with an in-house designer, and also assist in analytics, ad tags and ongoing maintenance.

    "We’ve been very happy with the quality of work they do and the timely manner in which they get things done." 

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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Create + Conquer is a digital agency that specializes in web design and development, as well as UX/UI design and digital strategy. Based in Boston, MA, Create + Conquer is composed of fewer than 10 employees and is committed to serving mostly mid-market businesses in the business services and non-profit industries.

    Clients

    • The MSPCA-Angell
    • National Geographic Learning
    • Curinos
    • Appalachian Mountain Club

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A nonprofit learning environment tasked Accomplish Media with migrating an outdated custom-built site onto a new CMS for easier management. They built the website using WordPress.

    "The team was very accessible and hands-on with this project."

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    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Founded in 2001, Walker Sands is a full-service B2B marketing agency dedicated to each client's unique goals. From their offices in Chicago, San Francisco, or Seattle, Walker Sands' team of 135 has various areas of expertise, including SEO, web design, PPC, content marketing, and strategy. They also help clients with public relations, demand generation, branding, creative, marketing strategy, and web.

    Clients

    • Entrust
    • Paylocity
    • Hub Group
    • Ensono

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Walker Sands overhauled an existing website, updating the content and moving it to a WordPress platform. They also provide ongoing SEO support and strategy. 

    "The ultimate value of working with them is that they are a trusted advisor for me."

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    • Scheduling

      4.3
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $100,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Boston, MA

    AMP Agency was founded in Boston in 1995 and has grown to more than 400 employees in Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, and Austin, Texas. AMP Agency serves mainly enterprise clients on web design and development, UI/UX design, SEO, PPC, and social media marketing.

    Clients

    • Hasbro
    • Maybelline New York
    • Garnier
    • Southwest Airlines

    Notable Project

    AMP Agency created a media campaign for the client.  Focusing on the target demographic, they built a media plan and ran market research both before and after the launch to evaluate effectiveness. They remain on a monthly retainer.

    "We use them as an extension of our marketing department."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Malden, MA

    Trellis is a full-service e-commerce solutions provider headquartered in Medford, Mass. with a second office in Stamford, Conn. It was founded in 2009 and now has a team of 26 that provides e-commerce development, web development and design, and ERP consulting & SI.

    Clients

    • Mass General Brigham
    • Maiden Home
    • Sunday Swagger
    • Thermacell

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Trellis provided e-commerce development services for a milk business. They updated the client's Shopify website, improved its UI/UX, enhanced its speed, and added a new custom functionality.

    "We were impressed with their ability to get any job done."

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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Ballast Lane Applications is an app development company founded in 2011 and located in Marblehead, Mass. The team of fewer than 50 employees offers custom software development and mobile app development services. Their clientele comprises mostly small businesses.

    Clients

    • Reibus International
    • FreshAir Sensors
    • Annise
    • Logical Buildings

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Ballast Lane Applications LLC provides software engineers to augment the agile development teams of an energy efficiency company. They work mostly on backend development projects using Python and Django.

    “Ballast Lane has very professional developers and engineers to work with, and they offer very strong communication.”

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  • 22
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Rocket Farm Studios is a mobile app and custom software developer based in Boston, MA. Begun in 2008, their team of 10+ excels in mobile strategy, IoT, and digital product innovation for businesses of all sizes.

    Clients

    • Hydrow
    • Yankee Candle
    • The Hal Leonard Corporation
    • Yamaha Music

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Rocket Farm Studios developed a website and app that provides leadership training with video resources. They also consulted on what was and wasn’t doable in the app space. They now provide ongoing maintenance.

    "They got in my seat and looked at the project from my perspective."

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  • 23
    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Framingham, MA

    CommCreative is a strategically minded, creatively fueled marketing agency based in Framingham, MA with 25+ years of experience working in retail, cybersecurity, healthcare, manufacturing, and financial industries – just to name a few. We have digital in our DNA. Results in our hearts. And we’re passionate about creating stories that express who our clients are at their core while connecting with their most coveted audiences. Whether it’s B2B or B2C, for us, it’s about stirring the emotions of the human on the other end of your message. That’s how we inspire action. You could call it a “philosophy,” but really, it’s science. Let’s put it to work for your brand. 

    Clients

    • Johnson Controls
    • Bose
    • OOFOS
    • RSA Conference

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CommCreative serves as the digital marketing partner to a retail cooperative. They started out managing ad campaigns but now also handle projects related to web design, SEO, and content marketing.

    "Their style and sensibility in relating to our intended audience stand out."

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  • 24
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Needham, MA

    Magnetude Consulting is a full-service marketing agency based in Needham Heights, Mass. The agency, founded 2012, has a team of more than 25 that provides content marketing, marketing strategy, digital strategy, PPC, and web design services. Magnetude Consulting serves small and mid-market companies in the business services, IT, manufacturing, telecommunications, and e-commerce industries. 

    Clients

    • Bowdoin Group
    • CCA Group
    • Security Innovation
    • MIT

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Magnetude Consulting provides digital marketing services for a forensic architecture and construction consulting firm. This involves everything from content creation and social media to SEO and PPC.

    “Magnetude has been fantastic in all aspects.” 

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Digital agency Convertiv is headquartered in Boston with an additional office in Portland. Since their founding in 2009, Convertiv has provided digital marketing and design services such as UX/UI design, SEO, social media, and media planning and buying. The team of nearly 30 employees complements its digital experience with mobile app and software development offerings.

    Clients

    • John Hancock
    • Harrah's
    • NBC Universal
    • PayPal

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Convertiv was hired by a cybersecurity company to redesign and rearchitect the UI/UX of their corporate website. They reassessed the site's structure and SEO and designed templates and reusable modules.

    "They had a strong identity, providing strong consultancy and advisory services to augment our set-up."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Lynnfield, MA

    Founded in 2001, Going Clear Interactive is a web design and development company based in Boston, MA. With fewer than 10 employees, GoingClear Interactive has nearly two decades of experience working with mostly small and mid-market businesses. Their services include web design, web development, and e-commerce development.

    Clients

    • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    • SAP
    • Underscore VC
    • ProcessUnity

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Starting from comps, GoingClear Interactive developed, designed, and built a new website. They led all aspects from coding, testing, and post-launch performance benchmarks.

    "I didn't just get a good website, I got a sales tool that’s perfect for my business and brand."

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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Waltham, MA

    A creative and design agency headquartered outside Boston in Waltham, MA, Clockwork Design Group has nearly 25 years of experience in web design. The small team of about 5 employees also offers branding and print design services.

    Clients

    • Legal: bowditch.com, ligris.com, modrall.com, obermayer.com, peabodyarnold.com, rackemann.com
    • Financial: edelsteincpa.com, osboncapital.com, sentineltrust.com
    • A/E/C: draws.com, ggreene.com, kennedyjenks.com, lpaa.com, tighebond.com

    Notable Project

    Clockwork Design Group supported rebranding efforts by creating a new logo and other materials, including business cards and envelopes. They also redesigned a new website to match the updated brand image.

    "Their ability to manage multiple projects while ensuring the work was high quality stood out."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.2
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Hingham, MA

    Founded in 2010, DockYard is a digital product agency in Boston that focuses on custom software, mobile and web app design and development. DockYard caters to startups, mid-market, and enterprise clients nationwide and also offer UX, staff augmentation, and training. Their 80-person team develops using Ember, Elixir, and Phoenix. 

    Clients

    • Netflix
    • Apple
    • Nasdaq
    • McGraw-Hill Education

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Using Elixir, DockYard supported the rebuild of an automotive marketing site. They wrote reusable code, designed a database, and built the architecture. They executed reporting abilities and AWS integrations.

    "It didn’t feel like their team was ever stumped, which struck me."

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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Concord, MA

    Bartlett Interactive is a digital branding agency that’s based in Concord, Mass. and founded in 1998. Their team of 10 employees specializes in web development, UX/UI design, and logo design for clients healthcare, nonprofit, and utilities industries.

    Clients

    • Boston Design
    • Guide Hologic
    • Sudbury Valley
    • School Northeast

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An architecture firm needed to rebrand themselves and their website. They chose to partner with Bartlett Interactive after receiving recommendations for the vendor's services.

    "The process was quick."

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  • 30
    • $75,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Somerville, MA

    OHO Interactive is an interactive agency that provides web development, web design, and digital strategy services located in Somerville, Mass. Founded in 1998, they have a team of about 70 employees who support midmarket clients in a few industries: education, healthcare and medical, and nonprofit. 

    Clients

    • Dartmouth College
    • Harvard University
    • Columbia Law School
    • Norwich University

    Industries

    Notable Project

    OHO Interactive redesigned and developed a website and CMS. They also provided branding support and created relevant materials to launch a new, specialized site. Their team supplies ongoing support.

    "They’re able to provide quality insights and guide us toward success."

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