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A nimble group of coders and creatives, our team has built thousands of web applications, marketing sites, landing pages, user portals, and e-commerce engines for outstanding marketing agencies and incredible businesses.


As a team of design-first developers, we have found tremendous traction partnering with creative agencies (branding, marketing, and PR agencies). Through dozens of partnerships scattered around the country, we’ve perfected the craft of navigating the agency world of requirements, timelines, budget, and commitment to pixel-perfect excellence. We’ve made agency-dev partnerships our specialty. Read more


Keeping your website fresh, up-to-date, accessible, and relevant is challenging. You don’t have the time or expertise to be a website marketing expert. Over the course of the last decade we’ve designed, built, and deployed thousands of websites for businesses across the U.S. We can leverage our expertise to design and build your next site while you focus on growing your business. Reach out to us to chat.





The Real Difference Between a Senior and Junior Web Developer

Most online resources use time spent professionally developing as the main differentiator between senior and junior web developers. This article for instance suggests the following ranges for determining how junior you really are: Junior Developer: 1-2 years of experience Mid-Level Developer: 2-5 years of experience Senior Developer: 5+ years of experience I find that approach entirely...

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Why is your agency CHURNING web developers?

Creative, marketing, and branding agencies seem to have one thing in common: an inability to hang on to their web dev staff. Let me explain the two most common scenarios when agencies decide to bring web development in-house. Scenario 1 – “Junior Dev Agency” This decided they wanted development in-house. They put out an open...

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My Experience as a Kestrel Apprentice Learning Web Development

After several years in retail and food service, working my way to becoming a general manager of a cafe, I thought about what the future of my career would be. In a bit of a whirlwind, instead of taking the next step in the hierarchy of my company at the time, I began researching, applying,...

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