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Top 100 User Experience (UX) Agencies in Washington DC

August 2022

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List of the Best Washington DC UX Designers

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      5.0
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      4.9
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      4.9
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      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    This small Washington D.C. company, which has fewer than 10 employees, is purely focused on UX/UI design. Brave UX is a full-service user experience agency, and the company - founded in 2014 - both designs and builds complex application interfaces. The team offers services across the entire spectrum of user experience, including concepting, branding, front-end development, and user research. 

    Clients

    • AOL
    • Discovery
    • Gensler
    • Royal Caribbean

    Notable Project

    Brave UX evaluated a life sciences engagement platform’s UX. The team also worked to understand user types. Additionally, they created a mockup for their client’s next-generation platform.

    “The team always met their deadlines, even when there were shifts.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
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      4.8
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      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Teal Media is a full-service creative agency that was founded in 2008. With offices in Washington, DC and Royal Oak, MI, Teal Media, and its team of 10 employees, is skilled in web and UI/UX design, branding, and web development. They primarily serve nonprofits and advocacy organizations.

    Clients

    • AFL-CIO CARE USA
    • Council on Foreign Relations
    • Equal Justice Works
    • Equal Rights Advocates

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Teal Media led a rebranding project for a nonprofit advocacy organization. Their team created new branding and related collateral from existing research before designing and developing the client’s new website.

    “Teal Media was one of the top consultants I’ve worked with in terms of their project management.”

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Social Driver is a digital agency founded in 2011 with a team of over 10 members. Based in Washington, DC, they offer web design, social media marketing, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in the fields of health care and nonprofit, among others.

    Clients

    • American Nurses Association
    • The Education Trust
    • Elizabeth Dole Foundation
    • Goodwill Industries International

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Social Driver produced two videos for a nonprofit affordable housing organization. They handled all of the audio, video editing, mixing, voiceovers, and scriptwriting. Another deliverable was an infographic. 

    "I give them high marks for listening and understanding what we were trying to produce." 

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Mindgrub has offices all over the East Coast in Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, Philadelphia, PA, and New York, NY. Since its founding in 2002, they’ve grown to almost 100 employees. The versatile team handles mobile app and web development, digital marketing, design, strategy, games, and IT staffing.

    Clients

    • Exelon
    • Wendy’s
    • Yamaha
    • Under Armour

    Notable Project

    Mindgrub redesigned a website’s UX/UI to modernize functionalities, as well as the look and fee. They completed the overhaul in agile sprints and have provided maintenance services since the end of work.

    "Their expertise and ability to deploy products rapidly stood out."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Takoma Park, MD

    Founded in 2015, 45RPM is a full-service digital marketing agency in Washington, D.C. and Mexico City that works with small, midmarket, and enterprise companies. The team of 50 works to provide clients with branding, web development, content marketing, and web design for clients in the IT and business services industries.

    Clients

    • Appian
    • Nebia
    • National Geographic
    • AARP

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    Notable Project

    45RPM has developed a marketing strategy for a nonprofit organization. Following a discovery phase, they've developed and implemented a marketing plan and created a style and brand guide for the client.

    "I'm impressed with the fact that they can pivot easily when our goals and plans change."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Vienna, VA

    Mobomo is a 50+ web and mobile app design and development agency based in Vienna, VA with an office in Denver, CO. Since their startup in 2009, the team has helped to create functional and outstanding UI/UX with a responsive backend for businesses of all sizes.

    Clients

    • NASA
    • Mars Candy
    • International Trade Association
    • Voice of America

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Mobomo developed a custom system comprised of a web portal and Android and iOS apps. After producing a functioning demo, they delivered expanded feature sets including image uploading.

    "Their agile development empowered us to have a working model while continuing to develop features."

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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Founded in 2015, niftic agency is headquartered in Washington DC, and has a satellite office in Salt Lake City, Utah. niftic agency's team of around 5 employees focuses on web design, web development, and custom software development.The client appreciated niftic agency's technical expertise and innovative solutions.

    Clients

    • The North Face
    • Change.org
    • Lexus
    • BRAC

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    Notable Project

    Niftic Agency provides graphic design, web development, and app development services for a public affairs agency. The team has also been involved in SEO and keyword linking strategy efforts.

    “Their design aesthetic and user interface are excellent.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Vienna, VA

    Founded in 1999, LightMix is a graphic design studio based in Vienna, Va. LightMix's small team of fewer than 5 employees specializes in web design, web development, and SEO. 

    Clients

    • Microsoft
    • Washington Metro
    • CES
    • Intelsat

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Lightmix was hired to complete a re-do of a website and collateral materials for a nonprofit organization. The website is complete, but the scope includes design and development in the future. 

    "They've had a high level of design creativity at reasonable costs for ten years."

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  • 9
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Tysons, VA

    Fuselab Creative is a McLean, Virginia-based user experience company. The small team provides ux/ui design and was founded in 2017.

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    Notable Project

    Fuselab Creative is providing UI/UX design services for an app development company's MVP. The team has created wireframes and is currently working on further modifications for the MVP's UI/UX.

    "What makes them stand out is that they care about the people and the product they are bringing to life."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • North Bethesda, MD

    With offices in Chicago and Washington D.C., Simpalm is a leader in the mobile app market. They’ve designed over 200 apps and also work in web development and UX/UI design. The team of 30+ designers creates products for a variety of industries, including financial and business services, consumers, education, health, and retail. They work with companies of all sizes.

    Clients

    • Taptin
    • Forte Payment System
    • AudiobookNow
    • Legaltrot

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Using PHP, Simpalm built a secure, HIPAA-compliant web app that connects to an SQL database and is built on an AWS server for a dental insurance platform. 

    "There were several times that we required very quick changes. The Simpalm team always delivered."

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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Full-service digital agency Taoti Creative is based in Washington, DC. The team of 40 has experience in web design, web development, and UX/UI design, with a special focus on small businesses and nonprofits.

    Clients

    • USAID
    • World Bank
    • National Democratic Institute
    • Fordham Institute

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    Notable Project

    Taoti Creative performed a complete website migration and redesign for a cybersecurity services firm. They transferred all backend architecture from Drupal to WordPress and implemented new designs and layouts.

    “It was great to see them take our problem and come up with an innovative solution that was clearly tailored to us.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.3
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Falls Church, VA

    Digital agency Viget has a team of more than 70 employees, spread across 3 offices in the U.S. – Falls Church, Va., Durham, N.C., and Boulder, Colo. Founded in 1999, Viget provides web development, digital strategy, and web, UI/UX, and print design services business clients of all sizes and across industries.

    Clients

    • World Wildlife Fund
    • ESPN
    • Dick's Sporting Goods
    • POLITICO

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Viget created a new website and brand strategy for an IT services company. They suggested a Craft CMS for its customizability, and translated the brand mission into content and a functional site.

    “I work with a lot of vendors, and I don't know of anyone who is better at staying on time and on budget.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.6
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    agencyQ is a digital engagement company based in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1999, they have about 29 employees that do web design, web development, and digital strategy. The firm mainly works with large and mid-market sized clients, but they also have smaller clients.

    Clients

    • Space Telescope Science Institute
    • National Cherry Blossom Festival
    • Department of Energy
    • Ulmer & Berne

    Industries

    Notable Project

    agencyQ provides CMS update and web development services for a large global holding company. Their work includes UX/UI design, working hand-in-hand with content entry, and migration assistance.

    “The team has been highly professional, extremely engaged, thorough, malleable, and reasonable.”

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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Oxon Hill, MD

    Solwey Consulting is a consultancy based in Austin, Texas with more than 10 members. They have offered custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for clients that work in the industries of advertising, business services, and consumer products.

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    Notable Project

    Solwey Consulting is developing an Android and iOS app for a property tech company. The app uses self-tour and smart lock technologies, and it’s integrated with Google Maps and a database.

    "The likelihood of our app’s success has increased because Solwey is our development partner."

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    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Grafik Marketing Communications is a branding and marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va. Founded in 1978, with a team of more than 300 employees, they specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and digital strategy.

    Clients

    • Carfax
    • U.S. Census Bureau
    • Honda
    • WTOP

    Notable Project

    Grafik Marketing Communications led a full rebrand for a national nonprofit media organization, helping to position the brand in the contemporary market. Deliverables included messaging, a video, and logos.

    “They’re a company that we highly respect, and we will continue to keep them in our arsenal of companies to work with.”

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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Founded in 2009, Clearly Innovative is headquartered in Washington, DC with additional offices in New York City. Primarily a mobile app development company, their small team of nearly 15 employees also offers web development, UI/UX design, and digital strategy services.

    Clients

    • NAACP Image Awards
    • DC Health Link
    • National Military Family Association
    • Queens Library

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    Notable Project

    Clearly Innovative served as an Appcelerator development partner to deliver a youth-focused informational app. Their work included a web platform and a large backend database.

    "I could pick up the phone anytime and call somebody, and I knew that they were very detail-focused."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Jake Group is a full-service digital communications firm that offers web design, web development, and branding assistance to professional services and non-profit organizations across the country. Based in Washington, DC, Jake Group has a small team of around 15 employees that was founded as a web design studio, but has since expanded its capabilities to include all aspects of creative and digital marketing.

    Clients

    • iDirect
    • American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges
    • Colonial Parking
    • FOX Architects

    Notable Project

    Jake Group provided web design and development services for an academic veterinary association. Utilizing analytics, they rebuilt the website on WordPress as well as upgraded its graphics and architecture.

    “They’re a very accomplished group of professionals. Everyone knows their job very well.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Bixa, founded in 2012, is a research studio that specializes in market research and marketing strategy. The two-person team operates out of Alexandria, Va. and provides services such as interviews, observational research, and surveys. They work with large to mid-sized enterprises in IT, advertising and marketing, and business services among other industries.

    Clients

    • Google
    • IBM
    • PBS
    • Ogilvy

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    Notable Project

    Bixa provided market research for a software company. They gathered representatives from the client’s target audience and asked them questions. Their team then prepared a detail-heavy report. 

    "They understood the challenge of the project."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    NJI Media is an interactive agency that was founded in 2007. Located in Alexandria, Va., NJI Media's team of around 30 focuses on web design, web development, and branding, particularly for midmarket and small business clients in the business services, consumer products, and government services sectors.

    Clients

    • Facebook
    • CSPAN
    • Hilton Worldwide
    • Institute for Energy Research

    Industries

    Notable Project

    NJI Media provided a full website modernization, including a complete Drupal build and a redesign of visuals and architecture. They led internal brainstorming and feedback sessions and troubleshot navigation.

    "They are incredibly patient … and are very good at listening to the voice of the client."

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    ISL (iStrategyLabs) is a WPP company based in Washington, DC with 39 employees. The company was founded in 2007, and provides a wide range of services, from digital strategy and web design to UX/UI design. They work with multiple industries such as financial services, media, and information technology.

    Clients

    • Facebook
    • NBCUniversal
    • Sam Adams
    • The Gates Foundation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ISL (iStrategyLabs) developed a voice recognition platform for a major sports league. The platform is designed for Alexa devices and can adapt to new innovations and updates for future seasons.

    “They were willing to adapt on the fly, and there was no hesitation to customize the project to meet our exact needs.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Blue Water is a full-service digital agency located in Greenbelt, Md., with offices in San Francisco and New York. With over 30 people on the team, the agency works with various companies that need help with marketing solutions, software development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients

    • Audi of America
    • Marriott International
    • U.S. Capital
    • Amtrak

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Blue Water’s messaging strategy targeted new demographics for a rebranding campaign. Market research informed personas to assess ideal UX/IX. They used agile development sprints and trained the internal team.

    “Blue Water made substantial and impactful architecture changes to our site.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Global software development company SolutionStream is headquartered in Lehi, UT with additional offices in Salt Lake City, UT and Scottsdale, AZ. SolutionStream mostly serves mid-market and enterprise clients in the education, financial services, and information technology industries. The team of about 100 employees provides custom software and mobile app development and UX/UI design.

    Clients

    • Domo
    • Panasonic
    • Adobe
    • Fidelity Investments

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    Notable Project

    SolutionStream helped a physical therapy company develop electronic medical records software for private practices. Working off of vision maps, they created the finished product using JavaScript and PHP.

    “They’re very good at complex software projects. They’re well organized and they served us well.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.0
    • Cost

      3.0
    • NPS

      4.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Forum One is a full-service digital design firm that was founded in 1997. The company has more than 100 employees in Alexandria, Va., Washington, D.C., and Seattle. Forum One offers web design, UX/UI design, web development, branding, and other digital services for mainly nonprofits and government agencies.

    Clients

    • Smithsonian Institution (National Museum of African American History & Culture
    • National Museum of Natural History and the National Zoo)
    • Global Impact
    • Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

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    Notable Project

    In order to prepare a large museum for its opening, Forum One built a Drupal 7 site within institutional infrastructure, with strong SEO and consistent UX across a variety of devices.

    “They brought a lot of experience from different clients across a variety of sectors, and we’ve benefited from that.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Hero Labs is a product design firm based in New York with over 10 experts. Since their founding in 2017, they have provided UX/UI design, web design, and logo services for small and mid-market businesses that work in the fields of consumer products and e-commerce.

    Clients

    • For the Win (FTW)
    • Dandy

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In collaboration with the internal team, Hero Labs transformed UI elements that were already in place as well as creating new ones. The team also worked from briefs to create illustrations and videos.

    "I was impressed by their ability to understand our specific problems and come up with solutions."

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    • $75,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Hyattsville, MD

    Perception Works is a creative consulting agency based in Hyattsville, Md. The agency, founded in 2020, has a team of less than ten that provides UX/UI design, branding, and web design services. Perception Works serves small and larger-sized companies and organizations in various industries that include IT, nonprofit, and gaming.

    Clients

    • 2HardCandy Shop

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    Notable Project

    Perception Works provides branding and content consultation services for a beauty and jewelry company. They ask their client questions to push them to better their digital presence.

    “The questions he asked were well thought out.”

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Arlington, VA

    Established in 2022, MunkiMedia. Is an user experience agency. The small Arlington, Virginia-based team focuses on ux/ui design, branding, web design, and mobile app development.

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    Notable Project

    MunkiMedia. was hired to create illustrations and animations for the website of an NFT project. Schedules were fulfilled, and there was open communication and frequent updates during the engagement.

    "The quality of the work is superb."

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    • $5,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Huge is an agency that user experience in business and marketing, not just design. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, Huge currently has more than 1,200 employees across 12 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.

    Clients

    • Canada Goose
    • Google
    • Hulu
    • Gucci

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Huge worked with a cinema chain to update and refresh its mobile experience. The client wanted to create a more seamless digital journey through a tailored loyalty program and mobile interface. Huge's efforts increased mobile revenue growth by 50% as well as see its overall membership soar beyond the 10 million members threshold.

    “The digital experience is really foundational to how we’re consolidating the guest experience.” - VP of Guest Engagement, National Cinema Chain

     

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Wide Eye is a full-service digital agency based in Washington, D.C. The agency, founded in 2009, has a team of more than ten that provides, among others, branding, digital strategy, and web design services to small and midmarket companies, institutions, and organizations in the nonprofit, politics, and other industries. 

    Clients

    • ACLU
    • California Teachers Association
    • Georgetown University
    • MoveOn

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A nonprofit hired Wide Eye to develop a website for one of its campaigns. 

    "It felt clear how invested they are in our mission and how dedicated they are to creating the highest quality result."

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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Arlington, VA

    Mobile app development company JanBask Digital Design is located in Arlington, Virginia and Noida, India. The small company was launched in 2010. Their team focuses on mobile app development, web development, web design, ux/ui design, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    JanBask Digital Design is creating a mobile app for an educational institution. The project is expected to help the client's at-home students.

    "They delivered the product before time and we were so glad about that!"

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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Neutrino Design is a design agency based in Blacksburg, Va. with more than 10 members. They have offered UX/UI design, web design, and branding solutions since their founding in 2013. They work primarily with clients in the industries of e-commerce, business services, and more.

    Clients

    • Volvo
    • Virgin
    • and ESPN.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Neutrino Design developed the backend of a custom WordPress website for a third-party client, providing hosting and cybersecurity services. They also assisted with integrating design components into their work.

    “They made themselves very available to us.”

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