The Best Web Developers in DC

List of the Best Washington Web Developers

Looking for top web developer in Washington?

In the modern world, an organization's digital presence is integral to its success. A well-crafted website is the cornerstone of that presence. While creating the perfect website can seem like an impossible task, there are an abundance of firms that specialize in web development in order to make it easier.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top web development companies in Washington. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

  • 1

    Unleashed Technologies

    Unleashed Technologies is a full service digital agency founded in 2007 and located in Columbia, MD. The agency has around 40 employees who are experts in web development, mobile app development, and web design.

    Notable Project

    Unleashed Technologies created a new website for a CPA society. They used Drupal 8 to build a new site, which included the client’s association management system, specific education vendors, and custom design work. The client was happy with the new site and said that it had received praise from others in their industry. 

    “Hands down, they’re the best vendor I’ve ever worked with. I appreciate their planning, rigor, and transparency.” – Director of Technology, CPA Society
     

    Former clients
    Supernus Pharmaceuticals
    The United States Army
    American Marketing Association
    Sandy Spring Bank
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washingon, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    37 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    W3 Award , Davey Award , Blue Drop Award

  • 2

    WDG - Web Development Group

    WDG is a marketing and advertising agency that was founded in 2004. They have about 23 employees that serve the large national companies and the public sector. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., WDG has additional offices in Arlington, Va., and Washington. Services include web development, web design, and UX/UI. 

    Notable Project

    WDG redesigned a website to improve performance and responsiveness. After the kickoff, they created wireframes and mock-ups. WDG also provided SEO services and URL shortening. The resulting email marketing campaign was very effective, and organic traffic increased significantly.  

    "We absolutely love our newly redesigned website; for our users’ experiences and the internal team working on it now. One of the things that we really wanted was flexibility. WDG built us the most flexible WordPress I have ever worked with. It is based on the flexible design layout version and we can basically do anything that we want to." – VP Marketing and Communication, Nonprofit Organization

    Former clients
    The United States Institute of Peace
    The American Red Cross
    Boeing
    WebMD
    Godiva
    PBS
    AEI
    The Folger Shakespeare Library
    The United States Congress
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    40 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Interactive Strategies

    Interactive Strategies is a digital agency headquartered in Washington, D.C. with satellite offices in Baltimore, Md., and Charlotte, N.C. Founded in 2001, Interactive Strategies has a team of just under 40 employees. They provide web design, web development, UX/UI design, SEO, PPC, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    Working with a large government administration agency, Interactive Strategies was tasked with orchestrating a marketing strategy review, working on multiple websites, and leading all of the agency's marketing campaigns. As a result of Interactive Strategies' diligence and project management skills, the client completely shifted the way it marketed itself.

    "From our perspective, Interactive Strategies has gone way above and beyond the call of duty to support our needs." – Senior VP, Government Administration Agency

    Former clients
    Ford
    DuPont
    Accenture
    Bacardi
    Budget/Avis
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    13 Clutch reviews
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  • 4

    nclud

     nclud is an interactive agency that was founded in 1998. From headquarters in Washington, D.C., the team of about 17 serves clients from a range of industries. nclud provides web development, web design, UX/UI, digital strategy, and branding services. 

    Notable Project

    nclud designed and developed a WordPress website from scratch to aggregate information for a scholarly organization's audience. They built functionalities that let both users and administrators share and upload content. Post-launch, nclud helped with marketing and created an online game to make visitors more aware of the organization's mission. The site was user-friendly and more streamlined than its predecessors. 

    "This was one of the first sites we’d built, so it was completely new for us. They had the project management experience in order to guide us to where we needed to go, and make sure we were as successful as possible." – Employee, Nonprofit Organization 

     

    Former clients
    Apple
    Google
    Amazon
    NASDAQ
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Alliance Interactive

    Alliance Interactive is a Washington, D.C.-based web and digital agency that was founded in 2003. Alliance Interactive's team of 7 employees has worked with all types of clients ranging from nonprofits to large B2B organizations. The firm specializes in web design, web development, digital strategy, and SEO.  

    Notable Project

    Alliance Interactive partnered with an international development organization to redevelop the organization's website to increase traffic and improve navigation. The team at Alliance Interactive redesigned the website, added a resource library, and created a story hub. The team also added features to the new site to improve its UX and continues to work on and update the website today. The client is very pleased with their partnership with Alliance Interactive. 

    "We’ve had a very positive experience. They took any idea we had and found a way to make it work within our budget. They were flexible and responsive." – Employee, International Development Organization 

    Former clients
    Department of Defense
    Solar Training Network
    Women's College Coalition
    Sodexo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Centretek

    Centretek is a full-service IT and digital marketing company based in an Ellicott City, Md. They have about 45 employees that have developed websites and mobile apps since 2001. They focus on Drupal development and UX/UI design for the healthcare, non-profit, and education industries.

    Notable Project

    Centretek conducted a comprehensive Drupal website redesign for a collegiate medical center as part of an over $200,000 engagement. Working within brand guidelines, they collaborated on wireframes. They spearheaded the entire frontend build and hosted the backend on Rackspace. Since launching the new platform, conversions have notably increased, yielding more appointment bookings regularly.

    "Centretek really cares about their relationships with their clients. They take accountability seriously, which gives us a great sense of confidence." -Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, University Medical Center

    Former clients
    Inova
    State of Maryland
    Stanley Black &;Decker
    Corvias
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Ellicott City, MD
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    The Brick Factory

    The Brick Factory is a Washington, DC-based digital agency founded in 2011. They currently employ a team of 42 resources. The Brick Factory provides social media marketing, digital strategy, web design, web development, and content marketing services. Their client base is primarily comprised of small businesses.

    Notable Project

    An international relations non-profit works with data-heavy reports and wanted a way to present them attractively. The Brick Factory provides web development in order to create attractive, easy to read graphics and visualizations.

    "Their work allows us to promote ourselves to a broader audience through social media, our website, and e-mail listserv. Their visualizations really connect us on a personal basis to our audience." – Deputy Director, Non-Profit

    Former clients
    Panthera
    International Youth Foundation
    Western Governors University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Award: 2015 Webby Award

  • 8

    Blue Water

    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.

    Notable Project

    Blue Water was hired in 2013 to provide web development services for a New York accounting firm, including user experience and web design. Since then, they also have assisted the firm with site updates and product management.

    “The talent that Blue Water has on the design side of the house is their specialty.” – Manager, Accounting Firm

    Former clients
    Marriott
    Audi
    World Bank
    Goodwill Industries
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.8
    4.8
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Mindgrub

    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.

    Notable Project

    A public school system wanted to be able to communicate with kids and parents through a mobile app. Mindgrub built iOS and Android apps with the key features the client wanted at a very reasonable price.

    “Mindgrub is one of the exemplary software development services used by our institution. [They’re] the standard to which I hold everyone else.” – Solutions Development Supervisor, Public School System

    Former clients
    Crayola
    GEICO
    Dell Computers
    Under Armour
    Adobe
    NASA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.8
    4.8
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 Best Places to Work, Baltimore’s Most Philanthropic Company, 2015 Silver Davey Awards (3)

  • 10

    agencyQ

    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.

    Notable Project

    agencyQ partnered with a nonprofit to develop a new member portal for the organization. agencyQ used a REST API microservice to optimize member verification. They also developed a comprehensive portal by creating iFrames that led into a database. agencyQ's honesty and clarity were impressive. 

    "They’ve also been really good about explaining things, and they’re honest with us instead of trying to make a profit." – Assistant Director of Membership Benefits, Non-Profit 

    Former clients
    Space Telescope Science Institute
    National Cherry Blossom Festival
    Department of Energy
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.4
    4.4
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    The Webby Awards , The Communicator Awards , EMA Summit Emerging Media Award

  • 11

    Mobomo

    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.

    Notable Project

    Mobomo redeveloped the website for a government agency, making it more user and mobile-friendly and responsive. This custom configuration, integration, and design drew praise from users and resulted in increased web traffic. Their expertise and professionalism were well-noted by the client.

    “We’ve been blown away...by the quality of code their developers are capable of delivering.” – Acting Director, Government Agency

    Former clients
    ADP
    Gallup
    NASA
    US Navy
    World Bank
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Vienna, VA
    4.8
    4.8
    17 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Muse Creative Award Winner 2016 , Webby Award for NASA Web Design 2017 , MBE Top 100 2017 , Webby Award for Government Web Design 2014 , AFFIRM Leadership Award for Innovative Applications 2011

  • 12

    Simpalm

    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.

    Notable Project

    A medical software company hired Simpalm to create a bilingual pregnancy app. The team created an app that could be used in both English and Spanish. They worked through the project from inception to completion.

    “I had a weekly telephone call with the regional rep who I worked with the most. They set up a specific place where I could list the changes I wanted on the app, and I got an email when each task was completed.” – Founder, Medical Software Company

    Former clients
    Taptin
    Forte Payment System
    AudiobookNow
    Ghost Post
    Mezy App
    Audio Chef
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Tysons, VA
    4.9
    4.9
    20 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Top Mobile App Developer 2015

  • 13

    Orases

    Founded in 2000 in Frederick Maryland, Orases is a custom software development company with 20+ employees. They provide web and e-commerce development, branding, strategy, and design for mostly mid-market companies.

    Notable Project

    An enterprise software company needed to add an e-commerce element to its sales. Orases built a Magento-based site and integrated a custom ERP (enterprise resource planning). The site attracts a high volume of traffic, according to the client.

    “They were very responsive and diligent. We had a very aggressive timeline driven by a demanding customer, and Orases’s team said, ‘No problem, we can handle this.’ They were disciplined and made sure that we were meeting our milestones and goals.” – Senior Product Manager, Enterprise Software Company

    Former clients
    NFL
    MLB
    Johns Hopkins
    Dairy Farmers of America
    José Andrés
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    41 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 Corporate Culture Award

  • 14

    Beyond Definition

    Bates Creative is a branding agency located in Silver Spring, Md. Founded in 2003, Bates Creative's team of around 20 specializes in mobile app development, graphic design, and web development. Bates Creative works primarily with midmarket and small business clients in the business services, non-profit, and consumer products industries. 

    Notable Project

    Bates Creative refreshed a non-profit's design and branding, especially in the client's print magazine. Bates Creative provided updated branding and integrated the updated design elements into the print publication. Bates Creative also handles uploading magazine content to the client's Adobe app and website presence. The client found Bates Creative's new design to be clean and sophisticated.

    "They [Bates Creative] really understand branding and design, and caught the essence of our association and the commercial space we inhabit. They bring cutting-edge creative capabilities and ideas to their work, and make us look really cool." - VP of Publishing, Non-Profit 

    Former clients
    Exxon Mobil
    Atlas Brew Works
    Sage Water
    NPR
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Silver Spring, MD
    4.7
    4.7
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    W3 Awards , ADDYS (2018) , Association Media & Publishing: EXCEL Awards (2017) , Muse Creative Awards: Gold (2016)

  • 15

    NJI Media

    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.

    Notable Project

    A steel company wanted to redesign its website from scratch. NJI Media built a new website on Drupal, including a design refresh, new navigation architecture, and new functionalities such as video capabilities. NJI Media also ensured that the new website was responsive on mobile devices. The client received positive feedback from their customers following the new website's launch.

    "NJI Media provided a solution that resulted in almost no customer questions, complaints, or concerns."- Chief Communications Officer, Steel Company

    Former clients
    Facebook
    CSPAN
    Hilton Worldwide
    Institute for Energy Research
    Project KOE
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Interactive Media Awards (2011, 2012) , Horizon Interactive Awards (2012)

  • 16

    Teal Media

    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.

    Notable Project

    Teal Media was tasked with helping a justice nonprofit revamp its website to make it more professional. Teal Media approached the website redesign by outlining 6 phases – from research and discovery to content infrastructure to user experience mapping and wireframing to content management system (CMS) setup.

    "They are incredibly easy to work with. They create clear lines of authority. Everything was delivered on time and within our budget." – Co-Founder and Co-Director, Justice Nonprofit 

    Former clients
    TaxMarch.org
    Everytown for Gun Safety
    Joyful Heart Foundation
    ICRW
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    Plethora Design

    Plethora Design is a Drupal-based web design firm located in Sterling, VA. Plethora Design's small team of 3 employees has been specializing in web design, web development, and SEO since the firm's founding in 2003.

    Notable Project

    Plethora Design was tasked with redeveloping a nonprofit trade organization's web presence. Plethora Design worked on back-end improvements, updated the organization's backend, and integrated with a new CRM system. Plethora Design's website helped increase web traffic and made functions such as content control easier for the client. The client was impressed with the team at Plethora Design's timeliness and organization. 

    "Solutions are always delivered within the specified timeframe. They’ve surprised the heck out of us by how quickly they can work on some things. " – IT & Web Development Manager, Trade Nonprofit 

    Former clients
    USAID
    NIKE
    Google
    Yahoo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sterling, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Inflection Point

    Inflection Point is a software solutions company offering a range of services including web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design. Inflection Point was founded in 2003 and is based in Columbia, Md. This company has 12 employees. As well as the Columbia office, Inflection Point has a secondary location in Monterrey, Mexico.

    Notable Project

    Inflection Point was responsible for the integration of third-party technology into the in-house development system of an event promotion company. Inflection Point also had to upgrade the company's UI with a custom application built in JavaScript.

    "Inflection Point has a depth of experience that we could never maintain in-house. The team is also great about being proactive if our requirements for a project are unclear. They ask the right questions and think of ways to create value and make continuous progress." - Project Manager, Event Promotion Company

    Former clients
    Laureate Education
    ePesos
    IMRF
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Columbia, MD
    4.8
    4.8
    16 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    SolutionStream

    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.

    Notable Project

    A state government agency hired SolutionStream to modernize and convert its existing mainframe system to a .NET, web-based system. The client hired SolutionStream to avoid having to hire and then lay off state employees. The partnership is ongoing, with SolutionStream working with complex, data-driven platforms to provide custom development for the client's end-user information systems platform. 

    "We've never had to release a developer from SolutionStream due to lack of skill or performance. Their contractors have always been of very high quality." – Software Development Supervisor, State Government

    Former clients
    Adobe
    Fidelity Investments
    Intermountain Healthcare
    Nu;Skin
    Western Governors University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington D.C., DC
    4.8
    4.8
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    Taoti Creative

    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.

    Notable Project

    Taoti created a WordPress web design for a nonprofit based in DC. The client wanted a website that was user-friendly and easy to read, which Taoti delivered. They worked on everything from the framework to the design elements.

    “We worked together. Their job was to make everything look really pretty and functional, which they did.” – Program Manager, Non-Profit

    Former clients
    The Aspen Institute
    American University
    IEG
    DC Water
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.8
    4.8
    13 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc 5000: List of Fast-Growing Firms

  • 21

    Maxiom Technology

    Maxiom Technology is a professional software development and consulting company based in Ashburn, Va. that works with primarily midmarket businesses. Established in 2002, the company focuses on custom software development, UX/UI design, and enterprise app modernization. Maxiom Technology has 9 employees. 

    Notable Project

    Maxiom Technology designed, developed, and programmed a healthcare service app for an IT firm's end-client. Maxiom Technology built the platform's database architecture and web portal and developed backend coding using .NET Framework and Javascript. It also offered UX/UI design services. The client is satisfied with Maxiom Technology's reliable, functional program and foundational architecture. The integration points make updates easy. 

    "Maxiom Technology's strategies are unique; it prioritized our end-client's requirements." – Senior Director, IT Firm

    Former clients
    City of Allentown
    American Society of Hematology
    American Association of Blood Banks
    American Water Works Association
    AT&T
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Ashburn, VA
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Pixel Perfect HTML

    Pixel Perfect HTML is a web agency based in Manassas, Va. with a team of less than 50 members. Since 2015, they have provided both web and e-commerce development solutions for small and mid-market firms, as well as enterprises. They have experience working in industries such as IT, e-commerce, and advertising.

    Notable Project

    Pixel Perfect HTML collaborated with a web designer to help out with the technical aspect of the workflow of their projects. Pixel Perfect HTML help greatly in both WordPress and e-commerce website projects done by the web designer.

    "For me, Pixel Perfect HTML has opened up new possibilities in catering for my clients. Not only could I extend the level of technical service to my clients with PixelPerfectHtml but also be a lot quicker and cost-effective." - Creative Director, Web Designer

    Former clients
    Champman Management Group
    Snow Teeth Whitening
    Schnappers Hots
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Manassas, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    Modern Signal

    Founded in 2001, Modern Signal is a development firm located in Baltimore, MD. The team of 5-10 employees offers web design, development, and e-commerce development services. They support clients in the nonprofit, education, and real estate space.

    Former clients
    Croplife America
    National Association for Law Placement
    streetsense
    TRACE International
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Arlington, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    Savvy Apps

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    NFL
    Speek
    PBS
    LifeFuels
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Apple: Editor’s Choice , Webby Awards

  • 25

    WebMechanix

    WebMechanix is a digital agency in Elkridge, Md. It was founded in 2009 and now has almost 50 employees who help mostly midmarket clients with PPC, SEO, conversion rate optimization, web development, UI/UX design, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    An athletic association hired WebMechanix for help with its web development and database management. WebMechanix redeveloped the client's website and also helps with its SEO and online marketing.

    "Their work has bolstered our revenues by increasing our marketability to sponsors but has also helped cut expenses by making our operations much more efficient, particularly by cutting down the amount of mailing we send out." – Associate Executive Director, Athletic Association

    Former clients
    Social Solutions
    Keane Unclaimed Property
    Amazon Brands
    Logi Analytics
    Metalogix
    Kindred Healthcare
    Window Nation
    Learning Tree
    Trinity University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Columbia, MD
    4.8
    4.8
    29 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 for 6 years running, U.S. Search Awards - Shortlisted , Best Local SEO (2018, winners yet to be announced) , American Marketing Association - Best PPC Campaign (2018) , American Marketing Association - Best SEO Campaign (2017) , American Marketing Association - SEO Merit Award (2017) , Hermes Creative Award - Gold , Marketing Materials (2018) , DotCOMM Award - Platinum, Self Promotion (2018) , Self Promotion (2018) , DotCOMM Award - Gold , Website Redesign (2018) , DotCOMM Award - Gold , HTML 5 Ad (2018) , SmartCEO - 50 Fastest Growing Companies , Best Place to Work via regional technology council

  • 26

    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+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Arlington, VA
    4.8
    4.8
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 27

    Apollo Matrix Inc.

    Apollo Matrix is a full-service web and mobile developer that specializes in UI/UX design. Founded in 2008 and based in Bethesda, MD, this 10+ team provides businesses with the strategy and digital tools needed to drive results.

    Notable Project

    Apollo Matrix developed an iOS and Android app to enable a market research firm to collect and assemble consumer media data. The high-profile client appreciated the team’s discretion, rapid turnaround, and flexibility.

    “We were pleased with Apollo’s background skills, their pricing, and time to market.” – Senior Director, Market Research Company

    Former clients
    American Heritage Society
    Comcast
    comScore
    Politico
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Bethesda, MD
    4.6
    4.6
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 28

    Mole Street

    Founded in 2011, Mole Street is a growth marketing agency headquartered in Philadelphia and another office in Reston, Va. Their team of 17 focuses on strategy, creativity, and data analytics to midmarket, enterprise, and small business. Their services include digital strategy, conversation optimization, and search engine optimization.

    Notable Project

    Mole Street conducted a website audit as well as revamped existing and created new content. They also worked on URL structure and webpage optimization. They provided insights and suggestions to help the client change their methods, which proved to be effective.

    "They truly have an in-depth understanding of their field." –Managing Partner, Lead Generation Agency 

    Former clients
    FinPay
    Wizard Fit
    Muller Brazil
    VTR Learning
    Cozen O'Connor
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Reston, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    13 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    ADCP Louix Awards: Best Apparel Design (2016)

  • 29

    Materiell

    Materiell is a custom web and creative agency based in Arlington, Va. Founded in 2009, Materiell specializes in web development, web design, and application management and support. Materiell's team of around 5 employees primarily works with small and midmarket businesses. 

    Notable Project

    Materiell worked with a health and fitness company in need of a new website consistent with its rebranded image. Materiell delivered a new WordPress design and migrated the client's existing website content. Materiell also provided assistance with SEO, improving reliability, and enhancing UX. The client was impressed by Materiell's thorough approach to project management.

    "They had a great eye for detail, and things didn't fall through the cracks." – Senior Director, Digital Marketing & E-Commerce, Health and Fitness Company 

    Former clients
    Arlington County Public Schools
    American Press Institute
    National Housing Conference
    George Mason University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Arlington, VA
    4.9
    4.9
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 30

    GenITeam Solutions

    GenITeam Solutions is a mobile app and game development company located in Dubai, UAE. It was founded in 2008 and has more than 150 employees. They offer mobile app development and web development services to clients in the gaming, e-commerce, and consumer products & services sectors.

    Notable Project

    GenITeam Solutions developed a 16-bit video game adaptation of a comic book series. The client planned to use the demo to gain enough investment to fund a full game. Afterwards, they gave high praise to the team.

    "The playable demo was an invaluable resource to help solicit funding for the completion of the full game. The demo captures all the core elements of gameplay, strategy, and AI necessary to give investors a concrete vision of the full experience. GenITeam Solutions developed a product that far exceeded my highest expectation." –Owner, Comic Book & Video Studio

    Former clients
    Tapinator
    PayPal
    CitiBank
    Emirates
    University of Virginia
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Arlington, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 31

    Jake Group

    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.

    Notable Project

    Working with an executive search firm that had a relatively modest online dynamic, Jake Group revamped the client's marketing, branding, and logo presence through its web design services. Thanks to a high level of technical expertise, combined with intuitive marketing and business minds, Jake Group created a website that was billed as clear, provocative, and representative of the client's experience.

    “[Jake Group] has a very high level of technical expertise. They know all the marketing strategies, but they also have very effective business minds. This allows them to translate our business objectives into something marketable.”  – Owner, Executive Search Firm

    Former clients
    Shakespeare Theatre Company
    The Aspen Institute
    The Kennedy Center
    Platinum Equity
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Web Marketing Association WebAwards Standard of Excellence "Food Industry" (2017) , Web Marketing Association WebAwards Standard of Excellence "Arts" (2016) , Web Marketing Association WebAwards Best of Industry in Architecture (2018)

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    Modus Create

    Modus Create is a consulting firm based in Reston, Va. that helps predominately enterprises and mid-market businesses transform for success in the digital future. Founded in 2011, they currently have about 164 employees located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Santa Ana, Costa Rica, and Los Angeles who provide time zone-aligned services to their clients. In addition to custom software and web development, they affect change through a collaborative engagement model that focuses on strategy, product design and build, UX, company culture, and process change. 

    Notable Project

    Modus Create assisted a large nonprofit in conducting consumer research before building an MVP for a customer-facing digital product built on React and AWS. The Modus team guided the nonprofit through the development process, embedding themselves in internal processes. The deliverables attracted users and approval from the client who commended the prioritization and agility of the Modus team. 

    "They're empathetic and sensitive to needs during consumer research and translate them into areas of opportunity." — Senior Experience Designer, Nonprofit

    Former clients
    Audi
    Marriott
    Pfizer
    AARP
    Hobsons
    Kaplan
    Burger King
    Bright MLS
    Baskin-Robbins
    PBS
    Fortune Magazine
    McAfee/Intel Security
    UNIQLO
    Fitness Genius
    Motion Industries
    CalAmp
    The Atlantic Wire
    K12
    Garmin
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Reston, VA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 33

    Cartisien Interactive

    Cartisien Interactive is a product design company based in Tysons, Va. Founded in 2008, the team of less than 10 specializes in web design, web development and product design.

    Notable Project

    Cartisien Interactive worked on a quoting platform for an electronics manufacturing company. They designed a marketing website and developed a corresponding quoting platform. The client was happy with the revenue growth that resulted from the project.

    “We experienced tenfold revenue growth, which the quoting platform design successfully supported.” – Co-Founder, Electronics Manufacturing Company

    Former clients
    eBay
    Reddit
    Sony
    Miramax
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Tysons, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 34

    Lounge Lizard

    Lounge Lizard has 25 years of experience in website design and development, digital marketing, social media, and mobile app development. The agency and its team of more than 50 have been servicing clients across industries and around the world since 1998. Lounge Lizard has offices in New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles.

    Notable Project

    A candle company went to Lounge Lizard for a more modern, user-friendly, and sleek website. Lounge Lizard redesigned the site from top to bottom and audited the site for SEO performance. The client says that users love the graphics and functionality.

    “If one of my team members finds they need something, Lounge Lizard addresses it immediately. Their response has been spot on.” – E-Commerce Specialist, Candle Company

    Former clients
    A+E Networks
    HONEYWELL
    CANON
    DISNEY
    NYU
    Credit Suisse
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington DC, DC
    4.7
    4.7
    15 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2014 W3 Awards: Gold, 2014 Interactive Media Awards: Outstanding Achievement Award , 2014 Interactive Media Awards: Outstanding Achievement Award

  • 35

    HUSL Digital

    UpTrending is a digital agency founded in 2008. Based in San Francisco, with an office in Westlake  Villiage, Calif., the team of 24 specializes in web design, web development and marketing strategy. 

    Notable Project

    UpTrending designed and developed a WordPress site for a technology company that helps service providers protect their networks and eliminate outages. Design work included a new logo. Overall, the client was impressed with the team's work. 

    "The design they came up with is very clean and contemporary. It demonstrates cutting-edge visuals. Everything was really good." — CEO, Technology Firm 
     

     

    Former clients
    Trifacta
    CloudFlare
    SumoLogic
    Snowflake
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.8
    4.8
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 36

    Clearly Innovative

    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.

    Notable Project

    Clearly Innovative was enlisted by a military non-profit to develop a mobile app that disseminates information to a younger and broader audience. They delivered the app, a complementary web platform, and an extensive backend database.

    “I have so many success stories about this app. We had some external folks in the industry evaluate what Clearly Innovative had built. One of the folks commented that we had the ‘Cadillac of back-end databases.’” – Mobile Initiatives Lead, Military Non-Profit

    Former clients
    Deloitte
    The American Red Cross
    Lockheed Martin
    National Museum of African-American History
    NAACP
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    2014 501c Tech Award , ALA Broadband Champion Award , ALA Broadband Champion Award

  • 37

    45RPM

    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.

    Notable Project

    45RPM partnered with a publishing company to redevelop and update outdated content on the client’s platform. They provided brand analysis, made recommendations for adjustment, and developed a new website content delivery platform.

    “The combination of skill sets within the organization sets 45RPM apart. They are client-oriented and brand-focused with great technical capabilities.” – CTO, Publisher Company

    Former clients
    National Geographic
    AARP
    Starter
    Nando's PERi PERi
    Dr.Dunner
    Early Mountain Vineyards
    Food Marketing Institute
    Avizia
    NewBrandAnalytics
    Modus Create
    NetAbstraction
    Strike Protocols
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Takoma Park, MD
    4.8
    4.8
    18 Clutch reviews
  • 38

    Code District

    Code District is a web and mobile application development services provider based in Lahore, Pakistan. Founded in 2016, the small team of 7 employees specializes in web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design.

    Notable Project

    Code District worked on software development for a survey software company. They built software that enables firms to create surveys without coding and an email system that tracks results. They also built an iOS and Android app for the client. The client was impressed with the results of the project.

    “In about two and a half months, we’ve generated almost $500,000 in business revenue based on the features they developed.” – Founder, Survey Software Company

    Former clients
    NFL
    Verizon
    Barclays
    Intelligence Bank
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.7
    4.7
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 39

    ISL (iStrategyLabs)

    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.

    Notable Project

    ISL (iStrategyLabs) was subcontracted by a major sports league to develop a voice recognition system, with its use intended for Amazon Alexa devices. ISL (iStrategyLabs) helped plan out the long-term goals of the sports league by future-proofing their project. 

    "This was our first foray into voice recognition, and the platform is still relatively new. Our engagement numbers still have room to grow, but it is an excellent building block for our success in this arena. They did a great job of helping us navigate through an uncharted platform." - Director of Digital Business Development, Major Sports League

    Former clients
    Coca-Cola
    Facebook
    The Gates Foundation
    Volkswagen
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 40

    iGenero Web Solution Private Limited

    iGenero Web Solution Private Limited is a digital marketing agency based in Hyderabad, India, with other Indian offices in Mumbai and New Delhi. Founded in 2009, the team of 28 specializes in web development, mobile app development, and content marketing. They work mainly with midmarket and small business clients, primarily in the advertising and marketing and IT industries.

    Notable Project

    iGenero Web Solution Pvt. Ltd. was a digital technology partner for a venture capital firm. They provided various technological solutions in UX/UI design, ERP development, online branding identification, and more. The venture capital firm was impressed with the work they did for their most important clients.

    “iGenero created a well-defined, tangible, and compelling UX as part of the technology strategy for an e-commerce jewelry store. This was one of our most important clients.” – Marketing Head, Venture Capital Firm

    Former clients
    Wells Fargo
    Pepsi
    Citibank
    Sun Pharma
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Columbia, MD
    4.5
    4.5
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 41

    Forum One

    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.

    Notable Project

    A museum was preparing for its opening and only had a simple website. Forum One built a robust Drupal 7 website that incorporated important educational and search features. Forum One continues to maintain the website and incorporates events happening at the museum.

    "We’re pleased with their work, and our audience has responded positively to the functionality, design, and usability ... They’re a very talented group and open to collaboration. We will continue our relationship with them and continue to improve upon it." - Chief Digital Officer, Museum

    Former clients
    Smithsonian Institution
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    World Wildlife Fund
    Peace Corps
    American Red Cross
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 42

    Achievion Solutions

    Achievion Solutions was founded in 2013 as a mobile app and web development firm mostly for small businesses. Their mid-size team always stays on top of exciting new trends such as blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), big data, and video streaming.

    Notable Project

    A student-athlete non-profit wanted to build an app to streamline health education in schools. They hired Achievion Solutions and haven’t looked back since. The client was impressed by the app and the direct attention they received from Achievion’s CEO

    “All of the milestones were completed. The communication was ongoing and clear. We had no issues for concern.” – Executive Director, Non-Profit

    Former clients
    National Institute of Health
    SocialTables
    Telnet
    Yoga.com
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place McLean, VA
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 43

    Creative Liquid Productions

    Creative Liquid Productions is a media firm based in Alexandria, Va. Founded in 2006, this company has three employees. Services offered by Creative Liquid Productions include video production, web development, and web design for companies of all sizes.

    Notable Project

    Creative Liquid Productions produced several promotional videos for an animal rescue shelter. The project also involved redesigning the client's database and website. The client reported that their donation campaigns have been highly successful since the implementation of Creative Liquid Productions' videos. 

    "They are always willing to go above and beyond. It was really nice that they pitched new ideas and were open to trying new things. They do amazing work. There aren’t enough positive things I could say about them." - Marketing & Communicatons Specialist, Animal Rescue Shelter

    Former clients
    U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    National Business Aviation Association
    U.S. Army Research Laboratory
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 44

    NotionTheory

    NotionTheory Logo is a product development and design company founded in 2014. Based in Washington, D.C., their team of 4 specializes in AR/VR development, mobile app development, and web development. They mainly serve small businesses in the consumer products & services, media, and advertising & marketing industries. 

    Notable Project

    An education technology company hired NotionTheory to develop a functional prototype of an education management platform. They integrated real-time messaging technologies and provided laptop and tablet optimization. The client praised the team as a cost-effective, personable, and reliable development partner.

    "NotionTheory did everything that needed to be done for us to become a viable company." – Co-Founders, Education Technology Company

    Former clients
    MIT
    Microsoft
    Samsung
    Red Bull
    bai
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2016 Entrepreneur: Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America

  • 45

    Elevated Web Design

    Elevated Web Design is a web development agency based in Fairfax, Va. and was founded in 2014. Their team of 5 employees specializes in web development, UX/UI design, and web design and they have worked with businesses, non-profits, and government agencies of all sizes.

    Notable Project

    Elevated Web Design created a website for a home remodeling company. They built a new WordPress site for the client that included custom landing pages for their ongoing Google Adwords campaign. The client reported that the new site gets them more than two times as many leads per month as their previous one.

    “The ROI is consistently growing due to our new website and the marketing campaigns they manage on our behalf.” – Marketing Manager, Home Remodeling Company
     

    Former clients
    Prince William County Government
    ViaRail Canada
    Clemson University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Fairfax, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 46

    HeyPayless

    HeyPayless is a mobile app development company that was founded in 2009. The San Diego-based company employs a team of approximately 75 employees that do mobile app development, web development, IT strategy consulting, and custom software development. 

    Notable Project

    An IT solutions company needed to update its software to keep up with industry standards. HeyPayless created a custom online platform using PHP and Java that allows the IT solutions company's clients to edit personal information, select schedules, and make payments online. 

    "They’ve been an amazing partner. They offered a rate that we’re very happy with...I have already recommended them." – VP, IT Solutions for Event Planning Company

    Former clients
    Coach Labs
    Datamatics
    Jean's Restaurant Supply
    042 Clinic
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Silver Spring, MD
    3.0
    3.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 47

    Technology Rivers

    Technology Rivers is a software product development firm based in Reston, VA. A team of 30+ members, and growing, Technology Rivers specializes in cloud-based web and mobile app development, healthcare applications, and custom software development. They focus on health-tech, education, and business services. 

    Notable Project

    Technology Rivers developed multiple HIPAA compliant mobile apps for this client, that perform functions related to healthcare. They provide the design team feedback and are currently engaged to deliver three more apps.

    “The work ethic I’ve seen from Technology Rivers is unparalleled. They make magic happen.” - CTO, Healthcare Company

    Former clients
    Eddy
    K2M, Inc
    Felt App
    Sickweather
    Johns Hopkins University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Reston, VA
    4.9
    4.9
    26 Clutch reviews
  • 48

    Sutter Group

    Creative design and development agency Sutter Group was founded in 1987. With headquarters in the Washington, D.C. area, it provides solutions informed by three decades of experience.The 20-30 employees on staff strategize custom digital marketing campaigns for national businesses and associations.

    Notable Project

    Sutter Group developed a brand strategy that included specific events, collateral, design assets, and overall messaging. As part of an ongoing partnership, the team has produced creative content to smooth the transition for 15 acquisitions. The team seamlessly applied the cloud networking company’s brand guidelines to a high volume of new offerings amid stark changes in the company’s size and identity.

    “I work for an incredibly fast paced and understaffed company, and Sutter Group went above and beyond to produce deliverables on an instant turnaround time." – Director of Marketing, Cloud Networking Company

    Former clients
    Merkle
    American Society of Civil Engineers
    Land Rover
    Porsche
    Audi
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Lanham, MD
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    The International Academy of the Visual Arts 2007 W3 Awards Gold Winner in two categories, “Self Promotion” and “Games and Gaming.”

  • 49

    Fiat Insight

    Founded in 2010, Fiat Insight is a web strategy firm located in Potomac Falls, Va. The company has a team of fewer than 10 employees and offers web design and development, UI/UX design, and digital strategy services. They serve small businesses in the education and non-profit sectors.

    Notable Project

    Fiat Insight developed a WordPress website, providing content creation and programming assistance. Additionally, the team trained the staff on digital strategy. They were proactive, and their efforts increased the contact list by 3,500%.

    “They’ve been great at helping us think more long term about our growth strategy and how and where we want to expand.” – Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization

    Former clients
    EPPC
    BQ
    Kaiser Permanente
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Potomac Falls, VA
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 50

    Fast Rope Labs

    Fast Rope Labs is a software development firm founded in 2015. Based in Washington, D.C., the team of 15 specializes in mobile app development, web development, and AR/VR development. They mainly serve clients in the healthcare, entertainment, and consumer products industries.

    Notable Project

    Fast Rope reimagined a website and built a database to enable supply chain mapping for a non-profit. Currently, they implement key updates and develop additional sites and databases upon request. The client is impressed with the results. 

    "We were impressed by their wide array of services and their willingness to be flexible. They’re also very friendly and approachable and they are not intimidating, which is unfortunately not always the case for tech providers." – Program Coordinator, Non-Profit

    Former clients
    Keurig
    US State Department
    Upside
    Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
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