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List of the Best Washington DC PHP Development Companies

  • 1
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Arlington VA

    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. 

    Clients
    The United States Institute of Peace
    The American Red Cross
    Boeing
    WebMD
    Industries
    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

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  • 2
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    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.

    Clients
    Supernus Pharmaceuticals
    The United States Army
    American Marketing Association
    Sandy Spring Bank
    Industries
    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
     

  • 3
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

     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. 

    Clients
    Apple
    Google
    Amazon
    NASDAQ
    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 

     

  • 4
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    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.

    Clients
    NFL
    MLB
    Johns Hopkins
    Dairy Farmers of America
    Industries
    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

  • 5
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ellicott City MD

    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.

    Clients
    Inova
    State of Maryland
    Stanley Black &;Decker
    Corvias
    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

  • 6
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sterling VA

    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.

    Clients
    USAID
    NIKE
    Google
    Yahoo
    Industries
    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 

  • 7
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    Interactive Strategies is a full service digital agency located in Washington, D.C. Founded in 2001, Interactive Strategies has grown to a 50-person, Webby-nominated firm that provides web design, web development, and email marketing services. Over the years, they have partnered with some of the largest associations, nonprofit and B2B organizations in the country, including the American Red Cross, NAACP, and ACOG to achieve their digital goals.

    Clients
    Ford
    DuPont
    Accenture
    Bacardi
    Industries
    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

  • 8
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vienna VA

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

    Clients
    ADP
    Gallup
    NASA
    US Navy
    Industries
    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

  • 9
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Columbia MD

    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.

    Clients
    Social Solutions
    Keane Unclaimed Property
    Amazon Brands
    Logi Analytics
    Industries
    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

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    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.

    Clients
    Panthera
    International Youth Foundation
    Western Governors University
    Industries
    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

  • 11
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

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

    Clients
    The Aspen Institute
    American University
    IEG
    DC Water
    Industries
    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

  • 12
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

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

    Clients
    Shakespeare Theatre Company
    The Aspen Institute
    The Kennedy Center
    Platinum Equity
    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

  • 13
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Reston VA

    Headquartered in Reston, Va., Darwin is a digital experience agency that was founded in 2011. Their team of 10+ specializes in web design, UX/UI design, and web development for clients in the nonprofit, business services, and government industries. 

    Clients
    Audi
    VTS
    Namely
    Seagate
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An aircraft services company needed an updated website for their business. The team added new features and maintains the WordPress platform. They also created a ticketing system for the company. They exceeded expectations with their quality service. 

    "We've seen an uptick in leads translating to the website since working with them." –CTO, Aircraft Services Company

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    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. 

    Clients
    Trifacta
    CloudFlare
    SumoLogic
    Snowflake
    Industries
    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 
     

     

  • 15
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    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.  

    Clients
    Department of Defense
    Solar Training Network
    Women's College Coalition
    Sodexo
    Industries
    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 

  • 17
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    Located in Washington, D.C., Design In DC is a web design company that was founded in 2016. With a team of fewer than 10 employees, they serve small and midmarket businesses in the e-commerce industry. Their services primarily include web design, as well as web development and SEO.

    Clients
    Easy Grade
    Wingo's
    Foty Fusion
    Berkeley Dental
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Design In DC redesigned a website for an IT consulting firm, providing technical resources and templates. They also rebranded a logo. The team surpassed expectations and delivered an all-encompassing design.

    “The vendor was very flexible and the services they provided from reviewing content to providing a photographer for pictures were all impeccable.” – CEO, IT Consulting Firm

  • 18
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Arlington VA

    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. 

    Clients
    Arlington County Public Schools
    American Press Institute
    National Housing Conference
    George Mason University
    Industries
    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 

  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Tysons VA

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

    Clients
    Taptin
    Forte Payment System
    AudiobookNow
    Ghost Post
    Industries
    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

  • 20
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    Ask the Egghead Inc is a web design and development agency headquartered in Boston. Founded in 2015, they operate with a small team of less than 10 employees. They offer web design, UX/UI design, and digital strategy to small businesses. They focus their services on the business, e-commerce, and health care industries.
     

    Clients
    August Precision
    Explore Ukraine
    The Development & Construction Partnership Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ask the Egghead redeveloped a website for an automotive restoration company. They built the website using WordPress, incorporating new backend functionalities to incorporate with the clients pre-existing CRM, accounting system, and mailing list. Now that the social media platforms and backend systems are linked, the client was able to see a 115% growth in social media traffic and a 35% decrease in the bounce rate.

    “Their project management is effective and efficient. We have a single point of contact for all our inquiries and concerns. When we need input, the CEO pulls his team together and hammers out plans.” – Founder and Owner, Automotive Restoration Company
     

  • 21
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Alexandria VA

    New Target, Inc. is a comprehensive development, design, and digital marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va., with an office in Irvine, Calif. Founded in 1998, New Target, Inc. is an established agency with more than 50 employees offering web development, custom software development, UX/UI design, and digital strategy services. 

    Clients
    : InsideNGO
    Nareit
    ZO Skin Health
    Intelsat
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A technology-oriented nonprofit partnered with New Target, Inc. to create a custom updated website that took advantage of a netFORUM upgrade. It was able to do most of the work in-house, but partnered with New Target, Inc. for its design expertise and more sophisticated portions of the development process. As the project grew in scope, New Target, Inc. took on more of the update's critical aspects, including hosting migration and consistent maintenance. The client noted New Target, Inc.'s especially responsive communication and effective management practices, which prioritized dialogue and transparency.

    "They’ve demonstrated their ability to not only understand our business, but also manage our work on a relatively small budget. Communication has been excellent, as well as the quality of their deliverables." – CIO, Technology advocacy group

  • 22
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Arlington VA

    Knucklepuck is a digital marketing agency located in Arlington, Va. Founded in 2014, Knucklepuck's team of around 20 employees specializes in SEO, content marketing, and web design.  The client appreciated Knucklepuck's ability to quickly master the nuances of their industry.

    Clients
    Chico's
    Optymyze
    CBC Settlement Funding
    Country Club Prep
    Notable Project

    Knucklepuck worked with a health resource website seeking to grow its online audience and attract more web traffic. Knucklepuck helped the client implement PPC, created social media advertisements, created website content, and updated the client's website.  

    "Since we’ve been working with Knucklepuck, we’ve grown at about a rate of 30% every month and continued since then in organic traffic. We also have been able to quadruple all our qualified lead opportunities." – Director of Marketing, Health Resource Site 

  • 23
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

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

    Clients
    Space Telescope Science Institute
    National Cherry Blossom Festival
    Department of Energy
    Industries
    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 

  • 24
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Clarksburg MD

    Zebra Techies Solution is a web services agency with offices in Houston and Kolkata, India. Since 2011, their team of about 30 has specialized in web design, web development, SEO, PPC, and social media marketing services. The team primarily works with small and mid-market clients.

    Clients
    OnWineTime
    MK Law
    Christians Online
    Imobisoft
    Notable Project

    Zebra Techies Solution took over SEO services from a previous vendor to boost search rankings and overall visibility for a computer repair shop. In addition to providing SEO, the agency made adjustments to improve site speed. Zebra Techies Solution was exceptionally responsive throughout the engagement.

    "Since starting working with them, our rankings have gotten higher and higher and we’re almost number two in search results. Whenever someone searches in the area, they find us right away." – Owner, Computer Repair Shop

  • 25
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

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

    Clients
    Smithsonian Institution
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    World Wildlife Fund
    Peace Corps
    Industries
    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

  • 26
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    Old City Interactive (formerly Old City Press) is an interactive website design agency headquartered in Washington, D.C. Founded in 2006 and with a team under 10 employees, they serve mainly small businesses in the business services, non-profit, and government sectors. The team offers SEO, web design, and web development services.

    Clients
    Aspen Security Forum
    Benjamin L. England & Associates
    Sally Hershberger
    Bean and Bite
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Old City Interactive designed and developed a website for a data software firm, incorporating existing content onto the website. The project was successful and Old City Interactive offered valuable insights. 

    “They almost always took our suggestions and were able to implement their ideas.” – VP of Client Solutions, Data Software Firm

  • 27
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

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

    Clients
    Adobe
    Fidelity Investments
    Intermountain Healthcare
    Nu;Skin
    Industries
    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

  • 28
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    DC DEV SHOP is a digital marketing firm based in Washington, DC. Founded in 2017, their team of around 5 employees provides web development and design and SEO services.

    Clients
    Fernleigh Cellars
    Exigence Logistic
    Alpha Solar Group
    Port City Produce
    Notable Project

    DC DEV SHOP developed and designed a website for a professional services company. They migrated content from the client's existing website, updating the themes and capabilities. The team provided options for the layout, color scheme, and design.

    "We liked the laid back approach and constant introduction of ideas into the process." – VP of Operations, Professional Services Company

  • 29
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Arlington VA

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

    Notable Project

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

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

  • 30
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    McLean VA

    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.

    Clients
    National Institute of Health
    SocialTables
    Telnet
    Yoga.com
    Industries
    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

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