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Top 100 PHP Developers in Washington DC

May 2022

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      4.8
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    • $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
    • AAMI
    • Next Day Dumpsters

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    A nonprofit media organization engaged Orases to help make their news production system more scalable. The team worked with internal developers to build a tenancy system and migrate the platform to the cloud.

    "There wasn’t any point where we felt that we weren’t getting what we needed from Orases."

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $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
    • Puma

    Industries

    Notable Project

    nclud has developed multiple WordPress websites from scratch for a PR agency’s clients. Most recently, they built a public housing organization’s website, which features a housing eligibility questionnaire.

    “They’ve given us everything that we’ve asked for and more.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

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

    Founded in 2016, Design In DC is a digital design agency that works with small and mid-market businesses. A team of 25 employees with a wide-range of skills, their technical services include app development, web development and maintenance. Design In DC also offers creative services such as videography and photography to enhance client projects. 

     

    Clients

    • Reflexion
    • Altumint
    • Modality Solutions
    • Twin Bridges

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    Notable Project

    Design In DC redesigned and developed the website of a management consulting firm. The process included content and UX design, on-site SEO, and web development.

    “Design In DC’s willingness to be collaborative was their biggest differentiator.”

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  • 4
    • $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

    • Barnes and Noble
    • Software AG
    • Clark Construction Group
    • Save the Children

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    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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  • 5
    • $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

    • African Parks
    • Moog Music
    • International Youth Foundation
    • American Clean Power Association

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    Notable Project

    The Brick Factory works on SEO, SMM, and PPC for a nonprofit music organization. They’ve created the marketing plan and advertising strategy, managing Facebook, Google, and Instagram Ads.

    "They prioritize our needs above what might be better for them and give us honest feedback on ad spending."

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  • 6
    • $100,000+
    • 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

    • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    • Certified Financial Planners Board
    • Wilson Center
    • Lupus Foundation of America

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Interactive Strategies provided complete rebranding services for a professional membership group. They focused on a digital-first strategy. The team built a new website using Drupal and is now making changes.

    "Working with Interactive Strategies is a very smooth process."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

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

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

    Clients

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

    Industries

    Notable Project

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

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

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

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

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

    Clients

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

    Notable Project

    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

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

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

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

    Clients

    • Taptin
    • Forte Payment System
    • AudiobookNow
    • Legaltrot

    Industries

    Notable Project

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

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

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

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

    Clients

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

    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

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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    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.

    Clients

    • Astra Zeneca
    • Block.Aero
    • Bank of Montreal
    • Barclays

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Code District helped a nonprofit organization automate their training registration process on Salesforce, from collecting registrants' inputs to configuring API to push data back to the system after training.

    "There were several needs that I honestly thought would not be possible, but Code District found a way to solve them."

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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

    • Social Security Administration
    • Americares Foundation
    • Dr Axe
    • Arlington County Public Schools

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Materiel provided WordPress development services for a grant funded research program. The team redeveloped their client’s site to be more professional and accessible. They also embedded YouTube videos.  

    “The final product is beautiful.” 

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

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

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

    Clients

    • Microsoft
    • Washington Metro
    • CES
    • Intelsat

    Industries

    Notable Project

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

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

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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Clinton, MD

    Priceless Consulting, a branding firm, was founded in 2017. Their small team is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. Their services include branding, graphic design, marketing strategy, social media marketing, and more.

    Clients

    • In10sity Fitness United
    • Chocolate Martini Bar
    • Meals on Wheels of College Park
    • The Joshua York Legacy Foundation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Priceless Consulting LLC designed an interactive and user-friendly website for a custom apparel provider. 

    "They were very responsive and able to explain things in a way I could understand."

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • McLean, VA

    Achievion Solutions is an AI Development Agency based in McLean, Virginia. Founded in 2013, the medium-sized team focuses on the success of every AI project through their battle-tested delivery process ACHIEVE and backs it up by their AI Accuracy Guarantee. They deliver products for web, mobile, and enterprise platforms.

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    Notable Project

    A public safety communications company hired Achievion Solutions to provide custom software development. They created a platform for Android that enables users to measure their wireless reliable performance.

    "The way they work provides us a method to implement what we want to improve our product."

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    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

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

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

    Clients

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

    Industries

    Notable Project

    agencyQ 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 

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    • $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.  

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    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 

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

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

    CodeBright is a custom software development company based in Alexandria, Va. Founded in 2015, the team of under 10 specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, and web development. They work with clients primarily in the hospitality and leisure, and transportation industries.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CodeBright developed an ERP/e-commerce system for an IT company. The team took charge of the discovery, design, development, quality assurance, and deployment of the website.

    "The motivation of the team is impressive!"

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  • 19
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    THOR Design Studio, Inc. Is a small Washington, District of Columbia-based graphic design company. The team focuses on graphic design, web design, web development, and search engine optimization.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    THOR Design Studio, Inc. has implemented design solutions to refurbish the print publication of a legal association. The team also handles the client's branding efforts for an optimized online presence.

    "They’re a team of experts that guide us in the right direction."

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  • 20
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Falls Church, VA

    OakTree Apps is a development consultancy in Falls Church, Va. Founded in 2020, they have about 1 employee that serves midmarket and small-business clients in the IT, financial, and advertising industries. Services include mobile app development blockchain, and web development.

    Clients

    • PGA of America
    • Wowd
    • The BeeKeeperGroup
    • Wellbility

    Industries

    Notable Project

    OakTree Apps developed an MVP of an app for a marketing company using Flutter, a OneSignal API integration, and more. The app needed to send push geo-focused push notifications.

    "OakTree is truly a unicorn of software development teams. They are extremely competent."

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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 

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  • 22
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Lounge Lizard has 23 years of experience in website design and development, digital marketing, social media, SEO, and mobile app development. Lounge Lizard's team works to drive leads and produces design and branding for clients across industries and around the world since 1998. Lounge Lizard has offices in NYC, Long Island, Nashville, Washington DC, and Los Angeles.

    Clients

    • A&E Television
    • AERCO
    • Agility Blue
    • Agility Logistics

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Lounge Lizard helped create design concepts, wireframes, and a customer-facing mobile app for commercial HVAC equipment. They assisted with debugging complex edge use cases and regression testing.

    "Lounge Lizard is approachable, reachable, flexible, and supportive."

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  • 23
    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Softarex Technologies is a development company based in Minsk, Belarus with an office in Alexandria, Va. Softarex Technologies specializes in custom software development, IoT development and web development. Established in 2000 and with a team of 38 employees, Softarex Technologies creates content that helps its clients grow its brands and increase revenue.

    Clients

    • UCLA Healthcare
    • SYBE Medical Management
    • ReadyTech Corp
    • ArtenSys Srl

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Softarex Technologies provides development services for a computer software company. They build custom software using Java and React.js for back- and frontend development. They also provide UX/UI mockups.

    "They continually work with us to make the product better."

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  • 24
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

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

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

    Clients

    • Domo
    • Panasonic
    • Adobe
    • Fidelity Investments

    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

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    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.0
    • Cost

      3.0
    • NPS

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

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

    Clients

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

    Industries

    Notable Project

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

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

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    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.0
    • NPS

      4.0
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    • $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 Logistics
    • 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

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  • 27
    • $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

    • UNESCO
    • Nasoya
    • MasterCard
    • Gavi - The Vaccine Alliance

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A nonprofit hired new target, inc. for web development. They’ve redeveloped a WordPress site and migrated a Salesforce site onto the new site. They’ve also provided rebranding and now handle site maintenance.

    “They have great people that really care about us and our success.”

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  • 28
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Arlington, VA

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

    Industries

    Notable Project

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

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

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  • 29
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Kensington, MD

    Coretechs Consulting, Inc. Is a software development firm. They offer custom software development, IT staff augmentation, web development, and mobile app development and were established in 1985. The company is headquartered in Kensington, Maryland.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Coretechs Consulting, Inc. developed an investigation company’s software. They integrated an app into the client’s system to reduce end users' manual data entry requirements.

    "I was always blown away by how quick they were able to find solutions."

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  • 30
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Fairfax, VA

    321 Web Marketing is a digital marketing agency based in Fairfax, Va. The agency, founded in 2013, has a team of more than 15 that provides content marketing, web development, PPC, social media marketing, and email marketing services to small and larger-sized companies.

    Clients

    • MFE Insurance
    • FVC Bank
    • Harbor Light Hospice
    • Beyond Exteriors

    Notable Project

    An IT company hired 321 Web Marketing to develop contemporary-looking and functioning websites that reflect the size of the company and the quality of their products and services, which are geared for government and military use. One of the websites was made to have a sophisticated backend customer portal for customer servicing and software. The resulting websites receive positive feedback from customers, especially abou how simple and intuitive they are, especially the portal.

    "They are collaborative and operate very well in “the grey” where the problems and solutions are not always obvious." - Software Development Project Manager, IT Company

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