List of the Best Durham Web Developers

  • 1
    $250,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Durham NC

    Mobile application development company WillowTree, Inc. was founded in 2007. With headquarters in Charlottesville, Va., and offices in New York and Durham, N.C., WillowTree has a team of 200+. They offer full-service development for both iOS and Android platforms, including mobile strategy, user experience design, testing, launching, and maintenance. 

    Clients
    AOL
    Time Warner
    Fisher-Price
    Johnson & Johnson
    Industries
    Notable Project

    WillowTree worked with a cinema to maintain an existing mobile app and eventually rebuilt the app, integrated a loyalty program, and made it easy for customers to purchase tickets. The client appreciated WillowTree’s willingness to work with an existing app instead of redeveloping the whole project.

    “The biggest success for us was having WillowTree take over the app. After that, they integrated our entire loyalty program into it, which was already the biggest of its kind in the movie industry.” – Vice President of Media, Cinema

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Durham NC

    Thoughtbot is a web and mobile app development company based in Boston, MA with offices in Austin, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Washington D.C, and London. Since 2003, this 50+ team has delivered empowering digital solutions to enterprise-level and small companies alike.

    Clients
    LOLA
    LevelUp
    Tile
    Code Climate
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thoughtbot’s team helped the client develop a custom software solution aimed at enhancing consumer advocacy. With deliverables mostly on the back-end, the client valued the estimable coding skills, rapid completion time, and commitment to quality.

    “They provide a consistent level of service that I haven’t seen from agencies or even our in-house team. Their engineering standards, development standards, and the way that they have that consistently through their team is very impressive.” – Head of Product, Consumer Interest Nonprofit

  • 3
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    Located in Durham, NC, Caktus Group is a full service development and consulting firm with around 25 employees. Founded in 2007, Caktus Group works closely with clients to create, develop, and launch custom applications. With a background in Django, Python, RapidSMS and RapidPro, Caktus Group helps clients with their web development, mobile app development, and custom software development needs.

    Clients
    MDC
    Inc.
    Discovery Communications
    CustomMade
    Notable Project

    Caktus Group worked with a research consortium to modernize its online presence by creating a Django-based website built to grow with developing business needs.  

    "They've been very flexible, as our business needs have changed." – Manager of Information Systems & Technology, Research Consortium 

  • 4
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    DesignHammer is a development agency based in Durham, N.C. They have a team of around 15 employees and were founded in 2001. They provide web development, web design, and SEO services. 

    Clients
    Duke University
    Association Executives of North Carolina
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DesignHammer analyzed a business management association's existing website and made key recommendations for improving its performance. They provided guidance on restructuring and organizing content on the site. Their work delighted the client and has continued to help as the business grows. 

    "They’ve been a tremendous partner, continuing to work with us as our business evolves." – CEO & Executive Director, Business Management Association

  • 5
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Elevated Third is a Denver-based Drupal web development agency. Founded in 2005, Elevated Third has a team of about 30 that works with organizations ranging from small nonprofits to large Fortune 500 companies. They also assist with web design, digital strategy, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    Comcast
    Sprint
    Dish Network
    University of Colorado
    Industries
    Notable Project

    From December 2016 to May 2017, Elevated Third worked with an enterprise software company to update its corporate website. The client needed to scale and better present its work portfolio online. Elevated Third was responsible for strategy, design, and frontend and backend development. The client was impressed with Elevated Third’s helpfulness, even when the challenges extended beyond the project’s original scope.

    “During the launch of our website, we had some unforeseen complications with our web server. Elevated Third stepped in, even when they weren’t contracted to do so, to solve it.” – Director of Marketing, Enterprise Software Company

  • 6
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    Founded in 2013, Savas Labs is a digital development agency that offers web design, custom software development, and web development services to their clients. Their 50 employees are based out of Durham, N.C. 

    Clients
    MIT Press
    Omega Institute
    Duke Today
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Savas Labs recently worked on web development for a healthcare research non-profit. They created a database platform with Drupal for that client. 

    “Each initiative is a success story because it provides the tools for the delivery hospitals to look at the work they're doing and improve quality. ” — Associate, Healthcare Research Non-Profit

  • 7
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Holly Springs NC

    RoleModel Software is a custom software development agency with headquarters in Holly Springs, N.C., and an office in Rochester, N.Y. Since 1997, their team of 18 has assisted in providing web development, web design, and mobile app development expertise to a wide range of clients in industries such as manufacturing, business services, and health care.

    Clients
    Lifeway
    Sayfa Systems Group
    Rapidair Products
    Industries
    Notable Project

    RoleModel Software was tasked by a higher education company to develop two web applications for their platform. The company also had RoleModel Software modify their mobile app using Ruby on Rails stack. RoleModel Software's services allowed the company to work more efficiently with updated functions. 

    "Everything met or exceeded our expectations. From the person leading the project down to the individual developers, communication overall was very good." – IT Manager, Higher Education Company

  • 8
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    iCiDigital is a web development company that was founded in 2006. The company is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. and is made up of 93 employees. They specialize in web design and development, as well as digital strategy. 
     

    Clients
    K12
    nVent
    Campbell's
    Notable Project

    iCiDigital worked for an industrial manufacturing company where they redesigned their current website. They helped migrate content and update the UX/UI.

    “We were on the same page right away and could hit the ground running. That expertise would be helpful to anyone who hopes to do a similar web project.” – Global Marketing Communications Manager, Fortune 500 Manufacturing Company
     

     

  • 9
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    TheeDigital is a web design and internet marketing agency with a team of 30 based in Raleigh, N.C. Since 2004, the agency has offered web design, SEO, and web development services to small and midmarket companies in industries such as education and healthcare. Their SEO services focus on on-site optimization, content development, and local search.

    Clients
    Miss NC
    NC State University
    University of North Carolina
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A telecommunications company hired TheeDigital to deal with the company's digital marketing and social media presence. The company's social media presence has gone up substantially over the course of TheeDigital's assistance.

    "They’re just really easy to work with, and they’re very accommodating with our schedule. As I mentioned, we’re a pretty small company, and the day is typically packed pretty heavily. There were a number of times when I had meetings scheduled with them, and I had a previous meeting run over." - VP of Marketing and Sales, Telecommunications Company

  • 10
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Based in Reston, VA, Savvy Apps is a mobile design and development agency. The team of almost 20 works with businesses of all sizes from innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies.

    Clients
    NFL
    Speek
    PBS
    LifeFuels
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Savvy Apps created an app that connects families with geolocation technology. The client was pleased with Savvy App’s work. Since its launch, the app has about 6,000 users and earned positive media coverage as one of the best family locator apps.

    “I just can't say enough good things about Savvy Apps. I have the highest respect for every single person that I've ever worked with at Savvy Apps. They're just so committed to the project.” – President, Locator App Startup

  • 11
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    Headquartered in Durham, NC, CrossCom is a mobile and web development company. The team of 15+ employees specializes in development for web, native, iOS, Android, and cloud-based apps. Founded in 1998, CrossCom serves mostly small and mid-market businesses in the business services, consumer products, and health care and medical industries.

    Clients
    Forbes
    Martha Stewart Living
    NBCUniversal
    LG
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CrossCom developed an iOS app for cancer patients that helps them record symptoms and remember to take medications. The app also displays the data in graphs so doctors can track symptoms and medication over time.

    “Their [CrossCom’s] method of listening first and asking questions continued from our first meeting. If they see a better way to go about something, they present it as an option, rather than changing what we’re doing.” – Associate Professor, University Cancer Institute.

  • 12
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    CMS Website Services, LLC is a custom software and app development company in Raleigh, NC. Founded in 2005, CMS Website Services, LLC offers web development, mobile app development, custom software development, and web design services. With over 40 employees, CMS Website Services, LLC is a cost effective service provider that has experience working with a variety of organizations.

    Clients
    Bernard Health
    MD Logic
    Vance Granville Community College
    North Carolina State University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CMS Website Solutions, LLC worked an organic health and beauty company to increase its online traffic by designing and developing a Drupal website with e-commerce capabilities. 

    "Each website redesign they've done has led to an increase in traffic and productivity." – Owner, Health and Beauty Company

  • 13
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Founded in 2005, Go Fish Digital is a marketing and advertising agency that offers SEO, content marketing, and PPC services to their enterprise, mid-market, and small business clients in the education, hospitality, and business services industries. Their 50 employees are based out of offices in Raleigh, N.C. 

    Clients
    GEICO
    Marriott International
    The New York Times
    Survey Monkey
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Go Fish Digital was hired by an ERP solutions firm to shore up its SEO. They provided SEO services that helped the client to gain visibility on core keywords, resulting in traffic and lead growth. The client was most impressed by their knowledge of SEO. 

    "Our SEO results are now among the best in are core keywords. Go Fish literally put us on the map helping us to generate traffic and leads in our space." – Director of Marketing, ERP Solutions Firm

  • 14
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chapel Hill NC

    Techverx is a software development firm that has been offering web development, mobile app development, and custom software development to their mid-market, small business, and enterprise clients in the hospitality and leisure, gaming, and advertising and marketing industries since 2010. Their 50 employees are based out of their Lahore office.

    Clients
    Kickfurther
    MentorCity
    DrivingLoyalty
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Techverx recently completed web development for an invoicing database. They crafted a new invoicing database WordPress site for the client. 

    “The website generates income that far exceeds whatever their monthly recurring costs are. The work Techverx has done makes money for our business. A lot of our services are a tad complex, but their team has been working well through all of those in the past three years.” - President, Invoicing Database

  • 15
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Lithios is a mobile and web app development company headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. The company was founded in 2014, and they have 11 employees who specialize in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development services. They work with mid-market, enterprise, and small businesses.
     

    Clients
    Draft Kings
    Intel
    Coworks
    Notable Project

    Lithios developed an app for a marketplace for refs and leagues. The client already built an API, but needed help creating a mobile app. Lithios worked closely with the client and implemented their design ideas into the app; they used React Native to design the app. After working with the company to develop an MVP, the client received positive feedback. 

    “We’ve received excellent feedback from users on the speed, slickness, and usability of the mobile app. That is a testament to Lithios’ design skills and ability to take our ideas that put them together.” — CTO, Marketplace for Refs and Leagues
     

  • 16
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    Mindtech Apps is a mobile application and web development firm based in Budapest, Hungary. Founded in 2015, they have 20 employees who provide mobile app development, website creation, UX and UI design, and technology solutions. They work for various small, midmarket and international businesses.

    Clients
    Cheekyheads
    Turbine
    Sziget Festival
    XXLFoto
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mindtech Apps developed an MVP of a mobile healthcare app for a healthcare company. They added new features to the app, including user authentication, a calendar, notifications, data management, and offline access. Positive feedback from test users exceeded expectations and prompted further development of the app.

    “The mobile and backend partners worked together seamlessly. I was impressed by their communication abilities and the level of knowledge in the field of mobile development. The product was not only delivered on time but also implemented high quality.” – CEO, Healthcare Company

  • 17
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    cmsMinds is a software development company based in Durham, NC. Founded in 2008, their team of 50 employees provides web, custom software, and UX design services.

    Clients
    Craveo Television
    Notable Project

    cmsMinds provided digital marketing and web development services for their entertainment client. The team conducted Laravel development and the work met expectations.

    "They were able to understand my needs and deliver high-quality work within my budget." –Founder, Entertainment Company

  • 18
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Vapoware, Inc. is a software agency based in Raleigh, N.C. and founded in 2013. They have a team of 8 employees who specialize in UX/UI design, web development, and mobile app development for small business and midmarket clients.

    Clients
    Scoutr
    Whoa
    Evalus
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Vaporware, Inc. built a web app for a local art and music space. They used Ruby on Rails to build the application, which would serve as an event calendar, member directory, and online radio. The clients were happy with the quality of the work.

    “Vaporware has been very forthright regarding feedback for our work. They have very good insight, so they've helped us stay on track.” – Founding Partner, Art and Music Space
     

  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    Pathos Ethos is a design and web development agency located in Durham, NC. With a team of fewer than 10 employees, they help organizations create unique brand experiences. Founded in 2009, Pathos Ethos is influenced by agile methodologies and they primarily help clients with digital strategy, custom software development, and web design.

    Clients
    Willow Creek Association
    American Bible Society
    Investors' Circle
    Capital Broadcasting Company
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pathos Ethos worked with a faith-based nonprofit organization to develop a strategy for its organization and a blueprint for stakeholders. They ultimately created a five-year business plan and redesigned its website. 

    "They helped us understand our own organization and we've grown as a result." – Executive Director, Nonprofit Organization

  • 20
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chapel Hill NC
    Web development firm Visible Magic LLC is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The company focuses on web development, mobile app development, and blockchain and is small.The company was established in 2019.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A marketing agency hired Visible Magic LLC to help with an RFP response and a pitch. The client offered a partnership with the team, collecting ideas and suggestions from each side to get results.

    "They were consummate professionals at every step of the way."

  • 21
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Kadro is a software engineering firm based in Raleigh, N.C. Founded in 2001, the team of 41 specializes in e-commerce development, custom software development, and web development. 

    Clients
    eBay
    StayWell
    Western Digital
    North American Rescue
    Notable Project

    Kadro worked on e-commerce development for a home building company. Kadro built a point-of-sale software for the client, including a purchasing back-end, bids, and contracts. The client was impressed with the knowledge they brought to the project.

    “Kadro was very willing to dive in and learn our business in order for them to get better at building the software. I am very pleased with the knowledge they acquired of my business by the time we finished the project.” – Owner, Home Building Company

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Digital Mettle is a technology consultancy and custom software development firm based in Raleigh, N.C. The firm, founded in 2001, has a team of more than ten that provides custom software development, mobile app development, web development, and IT strategy consulting services to small and midmarket companies and institutions in business services, consumer products & services, education, financial services, health care and medical, nonprofit, and other industries.

    Clients
    Alcami
    Special Olympics NC
    Destinations International
    Junior Golf Hub
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A network support company onboarded Digital Mettle to help provide to their clients additional services that they do not have expertise in. These services include developing custom software and linking their website to an inventory or accounting system. For some of these tasks, Digital Mettle work with a .NET framework. They use SQL if they're designing a database application. The end-clients are happy with the service that Digital Mettle provided them, which places the network support company in a good light.

    "I appreciate their honesty because I have a more accurate representation for the customer." - President, Network Support Company 

  • 23
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chapel Hill NC

    Rivers Agency is a design and digital agency founded in 1993 and located in Chapel Hill, N.C. The team of about 50 employees offers advertising, branding, digital strategy, web development, and e-commerce development services. Their clientele includes enterprises and midmarket businesses in the business services, education, financial services, and IT industries.

    Clients
    Fantastic Sams
    Hill Learning Center
    First Bank
    Carolina Performing Arts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rivers Agency did a rebrand for a real estate development and investment firm. They created a logo, and they also wrote copy and press releases. The team consistently delivered satisfactory results, and they were an engaged partner. 

    “Rivers Agency has provided really excellent service, following through on everything we’ve asked of them.” – Corporate Communications Manager, Real Estate Development & Investment Firm

  • 24
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chapel Hill NC

    CC Studio, LLC is a software house founded in Chapel Hill, N.C. in 2009 with fewer than 10 professionals. They specialize in web development, cloud consulting, and web design solutions for small businesses in the fields of education, government, and healthcare services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    CC Studio, LLC developed a mobile app for an educational technology company. The app was to be published on the App Store for a novice client. The app was published in record time, which the company was happy with.

    “They were able to meet our budget.” - CEO, Educational Technology Company

  • 25
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Dualboot Partners is a product design and software engineering company founded in Raleigh, N.C. in 2018 with over 50 professionals. They offer custom software development and application testing solutions for various clients.

    Clients
    DebtBook
    PetScreening
    MyWorkChoice
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Dualboot Partners provided web and e-commerce development solutions for a baby products retailer. The retailer had the site designed by Dualboot Partners with a complete e-commerce solution. Dualboot Partners’ assistance improved uptime for the site and increased overall sales.

    “We have been impressed with their responsiveness.” - Founder & CEO, Baby Products Retailer

  • 26
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC
    Amplifi Labs is a small web development company based in Raleigh, North Carolina. They offer web development, mobile app development, custom software development, Artificial Intelligence, and more and were founded in 2019.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Through various engagements, Amplifi Labs provided web development and UI design for an online automotive platform hosted on AWS. They built a full JavaScript stack and used React, Express, and MySQL software.

    "It’s one of the best vendor relationships I have had within 20 years of software experience."

  • 27
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Durham NC

    Massbridge Software is a boutique software consultancy and shop based in Durham, N.C., The company, founded in 2019, has a team of less than ten that provides mobile app development, web development, and application management & support services.

    Clients
    Boomy
    Priceflow
    Notable Project

    A fitness training network company hired Massbridge Software to help build the trainer side of their app. Massbridge Software used React Native to build the platform together with several features. The project was completed and the app went live. The company received good feedback about the app, such that the company is looking to tap Massbridge Software to work on version two of the app.

    "They’re great at talking through our suggestions and coming up with their own ideas in the process." - CEO, Fitness Training Network Company

  • 28
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC
    FAB Web Studio is an e-commerce development firm. They offer e-commerce development, mobile app development, web development, branding, and more and were established in 2013. The company is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina and Panchkula, India.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fab Web Studio developed a website for a wallet supply company. The goals were to optimize and troubleshoot the Shopify page as well as to improve the web design and loading time. 

    "They communicated regularly and there were no delays throughout the workflow."

  • 29
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Holly Springs NC

    Privatenode is a small web design agency. The Holly Springs, North Carolina-based agency was founded in 2019. Their team focuses on web design, web development, business consulting, email marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    In order to revamp a website, a safety consulting company hired Privatenode to manage security, domains, and designs based on the business brand through WordPress. The team was also tasked with the maintenance. 

    "They had a very effective workflow."

  • 30
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    BOS Digital is a Raleigh, N.C.-based digital marketing agency. Their team of 12 was founded in 2016 and focuses on social media marketing, content marketing, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Bojangles-Becajun
    Referral Book
    Iron Rooster
    Carolina's Choice Real Estate
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The BOS Digital team updated the website and social media presence of a hair salon, handling the design portion of the work themselves and providing consultation on marketing and social media growth methods for the owners.

    "She makes both herself and the technology that she is using very approachable. I really appreciated her friendliness and her willingness to explain things in a way that makes the experience very enjoyable to be a part of." — Salon Coordinator, Hair Salon

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