web development companies in boston

List of Best Web Developers in Boston

Which Web Development Companies Are the Best in Boston?

As the world becomes more digital, your organization’s web presence is more important for standing out. Establishing a digital identity is hard enough, but finding a partner to help establish that identity can be an even tougher decision. 

Using the Manifest methodology, we developed a guide of web developers in Boston to help your organization find the right development partner. Use this guide to access important information about each company, including notable projects, past clients, and price points.  
 

  • 3 Media Web

    3 Media Web is a digital firm with nearly two decades of experience in digital marketing and web design. Founded in 2001 in Hudson, Mass., the team of 20 employees specializes in web development and design, SEO, PPC, social media, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    A health company approached 3 Media Web for help developing a modern website. The project included an online store, so 3 Media Web Solutions used a WooCommerce platform within WordPress. 3 Media Web Solutions was involved in all aspects of the design and development process, including ideation, wireframing, backend development, and SEO.

    "We wanted to meet a particular deadline and they did everything to make sure that everything was working properly and was bench-tested before it went live." – Marketing Manager, Health Company 

    Former Clients
    NuPark
    MatTek
    Xytex
    Doble Engineering
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Hudson , MA
    Awards

    2017 Silver Davey Award, 2017 Top Boston Web and Digital Agency, 2015 Horizon Interactive Awards 

  • AndPlus

    AndPlus is a product software developer for web, mobile, and IoT (internet of things) design. Founded in Southborough, MA in 2009, the company’s 32 engineers, software architects and UI/UX developers are expert in shaping custom software into world-class technology.

    Notable Project

    AndPlus developed an Android app for the client’s medical hardware and designed an additional touch-screen interface. Throughout the UI overhaul and complete integration, the team demonstrated its expertise in digital solutions, attention to detail, and professionalism.

    “The AndPlus team always performed to the highest level. It's clear that their developers are highly qualified and passionate about what they do and take their commitments to their clients very seriously.” – Program Manager, Medical Device Corporation

    Former Clients
    Bloomberg
    Cognex
    ESPN
    Harvard School of Public Health
    Honeywell
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Southborough , MA
  • Boston Technology Corporation

    Based just outside Boston, MA, Boston Technology Corporation is a leader in mobile, web, and cloud-based app development. Since starting in 2004, BTC has expanded to almost 100 employees.

    Notable Project

    Boston Technology Corporation was approached by a live-streaming company to create an iOS app that brings experiences events that are happening elsewhere to their customers. They created an intuitive user interface (UI) that users love.

    “I never had to say anything more than, ‘This is what I need for my business,’ and they understood that. I think that’s very rare among even the best development teams.” – Founder & CEO, Live-Streaming Entertainment Platform

    Former Clients
    Harvard University
    Dunkin Donuts
    Fidelity
    GreyHouse Publishing
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Marlborough , MA
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 2010-2012

  • Create + Conquer

    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.

    Notable Project

    Create + Conquer redesigned an audiovisual company's website on WordPress. The project included wireframing, developing, and testing the new site. After the site's launch, Create + Conquer assisted with marketing using social media and content development.

    "I think they’re pretty innovative. They have a great eye for design. I’ve gotten thousands of compliments on how the site looks, so I’m really pleased." – Director of Communications, Audio Visual Company

    Former Clients
    MSPCA
    Propel Marketing
    Historic New England
    Sapience
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Boston , MA
  • DockYard

    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. 

    Notable Project

    Dockyard developed a web app for an e-learning company, from front-end development to visual design to implementation. Their work ethic, creativity, collaboration, and overall dedication to a quality product was evident to the client.

    "In talking with DockYard, we found them to be brilliant. That's one of the real strengths of DockYard. … They're a major player in the development community in Boston and the East Coast. Their reputation is amazing in terms of the contributions they make to the community." – Former Sr. Software Engineer, E-learning Provider

    Former Clients
    Apple
    Nasdaq
    Netflix
    ZipCar
    McGraw-Hill
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Hingham , MA
  • East Coast Product

    Based in Boston, MA, East Coast Product is a software development and staff augmentation firm that provides technical and managerial services ideal for the growth-stage business. Their team has fewer than 10 employees who specialize in JavaScript web development, UX design, and IT staff augmentation. East Coast Product's clients come from a range of sectors, including finance, marketing, and consumer technology.
    Notable Project

    A subscription-based video messaging service designed for inside sales hired East Coast Product in 2013. The CEO realized that their application could not adapt as the company continued to grow. The East Coast Product team built a new application for the video messaging service from scratch with Node.js and helped the company grow its development team to maintain the updated application. The company continued to grow and was acquired in 2015.

    "What I most appreciated about working with East Coast Product was the combination of project management, transparency, accountability, and quality of code." – CEO, Video Messaging Service

    Former Clients
    Innovation Women
    BEKHealth
    Human Condition Safety
    CityAwake
    PiraShield
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Boston , MA
  • Echo&Co

    Echo&Co is a primarily UX/UI agency headquartered in Somerville, Mass., with satellite offices in Louisiana, Virginia, Michigan, and British Columbia. It is a full service digital agency of about 20 employees. In addition to UX/UI, Echo&Co provides web development and product design services. The agency works primarily with midmarket businesses.

    Notable Project

    Echo&Co provided a international medical association with more streamlined website navigation. The agency was able to quickly able to make the website more functional for the client's fundraising and marketing communications objectives. 

    "We’ve received a lot of great feedback internally [on Echo&Co's design], as well as from users who are new to the site. We have a lot of stakeholders internally who are involved with that section as it drives their conversion rates. Getting positive reactions from them was a great win for us." - Manager, International Medical Association

    Former Clients
    Museum of Fine Arts Boston
    Newseum
    NRDC
    University of Chicago
    Greenpeace
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Somerville , MA
  • Fresh Tilled Soil

    Fresh Tilled Soil is a UI/UX design company based outside Boston in Watertown, MA. Fresh Tilled Soil's team of about 25 employees is expert in UX. However, they also offer complementary services including web design, web development, and conversion optimization.

    Notable Project

    Fresh Tilled Soil partnered with an electronic ink company to develop a desktop application. The team at Fresh Tilled Soil used its experience with UI and UX design to create a user-friendly desktop app for the client. The client was very impressed with the variety of talent on the Fresh Tilled Soil team. 

    "They hire people with diverse skill sets. They assign a good mix of people with varied capabilities to a project, so they are able to capture every design angle and complete work efficiently." – Senior Business Development Manager, Electronic Ink Company

    Former Clients
    FedEx
    Harvard University
    Eastern Bank
    GE Healthcare
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Watertown , MA
    Awards

    2011 MITX Interactive Award 

  • GoingClear Interactive

    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.

    Notable Project

    GoingClear Interactive worked with a dental organization, redesigning its website and organizing its database. They merged two databases, resulting in a single, easy-to-use platform on WordPress. 

    "We now have a much better presentation of the information that we wanted. We can just go to a section and find what we need. Things are better organized, and we can manage our information much better." – Founder, Dental Organization 

    Former Clients
    Harvard;University
    Sal's Pizza
    Massachusetts Port Authority
    J Derenzo & Co.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Boston , MA
  • hedgehog lab

    Founded in 2007, hedgehog lab is a global software consultancy of 200+ that specializes in multi-platform software and device innovation. Headquartered in London with six offices across three continents, their team architects, designs, and develops app solutions that prepare brands for the future of post-PC devices.

    Notable Project

    hedgehog lab created a series of successful apps for a large Norwegian energy company. Designed for both iPhone and iPad, the apps were made to inspire creativity and engagement within key audiences. Workmanship aside, the client also recognized their professionalism and proactive approach.

    "We really enjoyed working with the hedgehog lab team. Their company is efficient, helpful, friendly, and delivered perfectly on time to a very high standard." – Web Editor, Norwegian Energy Corporation

    Former Clients
    EDF Energy
    Financial Times
    Mitsubishi Motors
    Santander Bank
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Newcastle , United Kingdom
    Awards

    The Newcastle Business Awards: Small/Medium Business of the Year 2016; Outstanding Performance in International Growth; Glassdoor: Best Employer of 2016; RAR Digital Awards: On Budget Award Winner 2016, App Design Awards: Best App Startup 2015; Drum Design Awards: Commendable Design 2013; Mobile Entertainment Magazine: The Top UK Mobile Innovators 2012

  • Jinn

    Jinn is a Boston-based technology solutions company founded in 2016. The company employs a team of 14 that provides a large variety of services including web development, mobile app development, AR/VR development, AI, web design, UX/UI design, SEO and more. 
    Notable Project

    An education technology company needed a development team for several items in a short time period. Jinn created their website and developed two accompanying apps with custom chat and calendar features. Clients have said that the new website is a lot more functional. 

    "Our clients are able to use our website and so far the site is functioning properly. They also helped architect the platform, and it is live." — COO, Education Technology Company

    Former Clients
    Sportstock
    Pikurate
    Numeral Solutions
    HB Software Solutions
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Boston , MA
  • Lullabot

    Strategy, design, and development shop Lullabot is headquartered in Providence, RI. With more than 50 employees, Lullabot provides Drupal web development, web design, software development, and digital strategy to mid-market and enterprise clients.

    Notable Project

    Lullabot redesigned a Fortune 500 media company's Drupal website. The goal was to better align the site with the client's brand image. The client was impressed with the Lullabot team's communication: They kept the entire company informed about the project's progress.

    "As we began to board new members, Lullabot worked hand-in-hand with them to get them up to speed with the build. During post-launch, they stayed on for several months as we continued adding support staff." – VP of Technology Strategy, Media Company 

    Former Clients
    MSNBC
    Turner Broadcasting
    BBC
    The Washington Post
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Providence , RI
    Awards

    2012 Blue Drop Award

  • Outright Development

    Outright Development is a software development company of around 4 employees, based in Newton, Mass. Since 2009, they have specialized in web development, custom software development, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    Outright Development provided extensive technical development for a life science company’s website, providing rebuilds, upgrades, and data integration. This included software such as a LAMP stack and a Drupal CMS to extend the client’s customer support portal. The client was pleased with the company’s well-vetted solutions.

    “What I like about Outright Development is that they develop technical plans in writing where scope and details related to an engagement are clearly defined.” – Senior Data Architect, Life Science Company  

    Former Clients
    Southcoast Health
    Profitect
    Cisco
    GE Capital
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Newton , MA
  • Purpose Built Software

    Purpose Built Software is a software development firm based in Boston. Their team consists of seven people, of which, five are full-stack developers who are experienced leading large-scale projects for firms of any size. Their services include both custom software and web services, and they primarily use JavaScript and PHP. 
    Notable Project

    A healthcare-oriented consulting firm hired Purpose Built Software to build a SaaS system that automates and centralizes much of the consulting firm's earlier work. Thanks to Purpose Built Software's system, the firm has been able to efficiently manage more clients and take their business to the next level.

    "They were exceptional, ahead of schedule, and under budget. I’ve never said such kind things about a developer." - Principal, Healthcare Consulting Firm

    Former Clients
    Thingworx
    Life Support Systems
    Rotating Room
    Napa Valley Grapegrowers
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Newburyport , MA
  • Raizlabs

    Based in Boston, Mass., Raizlabs is a software company that develops apps for businesses, primarily the consumer products companies the enterprise and midmarket spaces. The team of 50+ employees specializes in app development, web development, and UX/UI design. 

    Notable Project

    An amusement park hired Raizlabs to create a mobile app for both Android and iOS. Raizlabs completed the app on schedule and met all of the amusement park’s requirements. The park plans to work with Raizlabs again if any new features or maintenance are needed.

    “Raizlabs has the expertise and can provide the timely guidance that a company truly needs to have as they start building an app. They know where all the pitfalls are as you go through the process.” – Director of Digital Innovation, Amusement Park

    Former Clients
    AAA
    HP
    L.L. Bean
    Macy’s
    Rue La La
    Virgin
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Boston , MA
    Awards

    Boston Business Journal: Fast 50 Award (2013-2015); Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company (2014, 2015); W3 Award Winner (2013); BBJ Innovation: All-Star for Mobile Applications (2013); MITX Innovation Award (2012); Time Magazine Top App of 2009: Runkeeper

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  • Rocket Insights

    Rocket Insights is a product development agency that specializes in custom apps for mobile, voice, and the web. The Boston-based agency has a team of nearly 30 employees and was founded in 2013.

    Notable Project

    Rocket Insights worked with a streaming service to promote one of their new shows on a smart device. The streaming service hired Rocket Insights to manage all aspects of product development.

    “All parts of the project were delivered on time, and we never had issues with communication. … They [Rocket Insights] were very attentive and seemed to be dedicated to producing something of high-quality.” – Executive Director, Marketing, Video Streaming Network

    Former Clients
    Hulu
    Comcast
    Weight Watchers
    Brightcove
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Newburyport , MA
    Awards

    Davey Awards: Best Visual Mobile Design; Google Ventures Partner; 2016 App Design Awards: Best Connected Device UX

  • Vermonster

    Boston software and web development company Vermonster offers full-service design and development for applications across platforms. Prioritizing visual design and user experience, Vermonster's 20-person team has produced digital experiences for clients in sectors from medicine to education to government. With a focus on Ruby on Rails and JavaScript, Vermonster's robust development team has created web apps, desktop software, sophisticated chatbots for Facebook and Slack, and mobile apps for a number of high-profile clients.

    Notable Project

    A member of the faculty at a Boston university's school of medicine worked with Vermonster to create a digital learning environment for medical students. The platform included a note-taking tool optimized for medical programs, portfolios of class material, a heat map of students, and social features to encourage collaboration. Students and professors found the platform extraordinarily helpful and hope to expand it to other medical departments.

    "They went above and beyond in terms of bringing us more features than we had initially thought possible due to our limited funding." – Faculty Member, Medical School

    Former Clients
    McKesson
    Autodesk
    Harvard Business Review
    City of Boston
    OpenBiome
    MIT
    BU
    General Sensing
    ICLEI
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Boston , MA
  • Web Design Boston

    Web Design Boston helps businesses in the education, technology, finance, and luxury industries create and execute digital strategies. The small team of fewer than 10 is headquartered in Watertown, MA. Since 2009, the team has offered web design, web development, UX/UI design, market research, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    Web Design Boston partnered with a real estate management company to design a new website on Drupal.The project included embedding video, building a resource center, and creating podcast page. The client was impressed with Web Design Boston's organization and project management skills. 

    "They were pretty clear in each section of the project, from planning and strategy to wireframing and then design and implementation all the way up to launch. They were communicating with us very frequently. If we went dark on them for any period, they would give us a nudge, which was great. " – Director, Real Estate Management Company 

    Former Clients
    Harvard;Medical School
    Cambridge Semantics
    Broad Institute
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Watertown , MA
  • WebiNerds

    WebiNerds is a software development agency based in Boston with a development center in Ukraine. Founded in 2012, WebiNerds has positioned themselves as a premium startup MVP developer with a sophisticated technology stack and forward-thinking approach. They have 33 employees, and offer product strategy, full-cycle web, mobile, and custom software development, and UI/UX design services.

    Notable Project

    A workflow automation startup hired WebiNerds to develop and launch their software for optimizing accounts receivable processes. They provided end-to-end development support, from product design to updates. A client survey indicated a high degree of satisfaction with the product, and the client praised WebiNerds' communication skills for a largely offshore operation as well as their technical expertise.

    "The difference between working with our in-house team and working with WebiNerds is night and day. WebiNerds has been fantastic." — VP, Automation Startup

    Former Clients
    Homemoney
    Duragrip
    RouteAdviser
    Glyphic
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Boston , MA
  • Zagaran Software

    Boston-based Zagaran Software is a 12-employee development firm that offers web development, custom software, and mobile apps. Their small team has provided technical support for clients from start-ups to universities, working primarily with Django and AngularJS.

    Notable Project

    Zagaran augmented the development team of a large pharmaceutical company. Their development team could not handle the sophisticated project, which involved a Django backend to a mobile app and continuous integration. Zagaran delivered the necessary support for less than half the projected cost to do so in-house.

    "I know they do good work. The team resolves issues in a careful and thorough manner, and without the need of external supervision." - Senior Web Developer, Pharmaceutical Firm

    Former Clients
    Harvard University
    MIT
    Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Boston , MA
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