Web Design Firms (Ranked by number of local Web designers*)

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Web Design Firms
(Ranked by number of local Web designers*)
Web Design Services
Rank
Name
Address
Telephone
Webite
No. of
Local Web
Designers
No. of Area
Employees
Total No. of
Employees
Companywide
Area
Revenues
From Web
Design
($000)
Types of Software Used to Design Websites
Other Web Design Services Offered
Notable Websites
Top Local Executive(s)
Year
Locally
Founded
1.
Dixon Schwabl Inc.
1595 Moseley Road
Victor, N.Y. 14564
(585) 383-0380
www.dixonschwabl.com
23
75
75
$3,200
HTML5, CSS3 , JavaScript, AJAX, XML , PHP,
FBML, database mySQL, Flash, Jquery, Xcode,
Drupal
X
X
X
X
X
Intranets, online video, email blast design,
online advertising design, 3-D motion
graphics, animation, augmented reality,
spatial augmented reality, air apps, Web and
mobile applications, mobile website, search
engine marketing, mobile or text-based
marketing, QR codes
www.frontierpages.com; www.ronaldshouse.com;
www.abbottscustard.com; www.rochesterymca.org
Lauren Dixon, CEO,
Michael Schwabl,
president
1987
2.
Innovative Solutions Ltd.
3495 Winton Place, Building C, Suite 2
Rochester, N.Y. 14623
(585) 292-5070
www.innovativesol.com
17
62
62
$1,050
Microsoft Development Suite including .NET, SQL,
Expression Blend 4, Silverlight, Adobe
Development Suite including Photoshop,
Contribute and Dreamweaver
X
X
X
X
X
X
Open source languages including Wordpress,
Joomla and Drupal
www.uwrochester.org; www.transcat.com;
www.monro.com; www.roctheday.org
Robert Dunning, Robert
Titus, owners
1989
3.
Envative
1
50 University Ave.
Rochester, N.Y. 14605
(585) 327-5640
www.envative.com
16
16
19
$1,600
.NET, PhoneGap, Webalect CMS, native
X
X
X
X
X
X
Mobile apps, text and mobile marketing
campaigns, global positioning system and
location-based services
www.faef.com; www.thegrhf.org;
www.farashfoundation.org;
www.expressivebeginningschildcare.org
Craig Lamb, David
Mastrella, partners
1998
4.
Atomic Design
277 Alexander St., Suite 208
Rochester, N.Y. 14607
(585) 271-8661
www.atomicdesign.net
11
14
15
NA
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Visual Studio,
Microsoft .NET, XML, HTML, DHTML, CSS,
jQuery, AJAX, Javascript, PHP, SQL server, active
server pages, ColdFusion, Java
X
X
X
X
X
X
Content management systems, customer
relationship management, e-commerce, auto
industry solutions, application development,
static HTML development, interface design,
intranet development, human resource and
staffing tools, application interface integration,
back-end system integration, hosting, search
engine optimization, social media
optimization, pay-per-click management
www.redbarn.com; www.carlblack.com;
www.navitar.com; www.depaul.org
Christopher Hanna,
president
2003
5.
Roberts Communications Inc.
64 Commercial St.
Rochester, N.Y. 14614
(585) 325-6000
www.robertscomm.com
9
65
67
$1,448
Adobe Creative Suite CS5 including InDesign,
Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Fireworks,
Flash, After Effects, Wordpress and Final Cut Pro
X
X
X
X
X
X
Programming (HTML, XML, FLASH, Java);
search engine marketing and search engine
optimization; content management system
tool development; mobile applications. Other
branding, strategic planning, business-to-
business marketing, media advertising
(planning and buying), health care marketing,
financial services marketing, Web, email, and
mobile marketing, public relations, direct
marketing and social media including
listening.
www.beahealthyhero.org;
www.xeroxpremierpartners.com; www.grrhio.org
William Murtha,
president and CEO,
Stuart Norris, executive
vice president, chief
operating officer
1971
6.
Accelerate Media Inc.
300 State St., Suite 304
Rochester, N.Y. 14614
(585) 266-7911
www.accelm.com
9
10
10
$520
CS5, Cinema 4D, MySQL Workbench
X
X
X
X
X
X
PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, CSS3,
XHTML, HTML5 Wordpress, Drupal, MySQL,
CakePHP, Flash, animation, video
www.sionyx.com; www.d4discovery.com;
www.newpathlearning.com; www.rochroad.com
NA
2006
7.
Sigma Marketing Group LLC
1850 S. Winton Road
Rochester, N.Y. 14618
(585) 473-7300
www.sigmamarketing.com
8
80
81
$1,575
Dreamweaver, Flash, Visual Studio, AJAX, HTML,
XHTML, XML, ASP.NET, SharePoint, PHP, Visual
Studio, MS-SQL
X
X
X
X
X
Portal design, extranets, Web services, web
hosting, content management, content
development, microsite and PURL
development
www.sigmamarketing.com; www.fifthgearanalytics.com,
www.h2ohero.org
Kenyon Blunt, CEO,
Barb Cote, creative
director, Jaime Sanchez,
chief financial officer
1985
8.
BizNetix Inc.
3760 West Henrietta Road
Rochester, N.Y. 14623
(585) 426-6519
www.biznetix.net
8
11
11
NA
Photoshop, VB, C+, Flash, ASP, ASP.NET
X
X
X
X
X
X
Mobile websites, social media
www.dibellas.com;
www.macgregorsgrillandtaproom.net;
www.bristolmountain.com; www.dickide.com;
John Crowley, president
2001
9.
Mason Selkowitz Marketing
400 Whitney Road
Penfield, N.Y. 14526
(585) 249-1100
www.msmmarcom.com
7
28
28
NA
Adobe Creative Suite, Joomla, Magento and
Wordpress open source content management
systems, XHTML, CSS, XML, PHP,MySQL, Ajax,
JQuery, Flash, mobile-optimized, mobile apps
X
X
X
X
X
X
Flash, search engine optimization, pay-per-
click, e-commerce, 3-D animation, e-blasts,
streaming video, mobile Web applications,
360-degree virtual tours, video PowerPoint,
online sweepstakes, social media
development, banner ads, PREZI
presentations, mobile apps
www.hselaw.com; www.devilbisshealthcare.com;
www.hurlbutcare.com; www.rochestersbc.com;
Jim Dennis, executive
vice president, Terri
Cubiotti, executive vice
president, director, client
services, Timothy
Mason, president and
CEO, Brad Schultz,
creative director
1986
10.
Catalyst
110 Marina Drive
Rochester, N.Y. 14626
(585) 453-8300
www.catalystinc.com
6
80
80
NA
Photoshop, hand-coding, Axure for prototyping
X
X
X
X
X
Mobile, UX, video, social, display
www.shapei4000.kodak.com; www.hillside.com;
www.fnfg.com; www.find.vioc.com
Jeffrey Cleary, Michael
Osborn, managing
directors
1990
11.
Corporate Communications Inc.
108 S. Union St.
Rochester, N.Y. 14607
(585) 262-3430
www.corporatecomm.com
6
12
12
$746
PHP, MySQL, XML, ASP.NET, AJAX, JavaScript,
jQuery, CSS, Apache, SVN, Flash, Photoshop,
Illustrator, After Effects
X
X
X
X
X
X
Pay-per-click management, search engine
optimization, e-training, e-mail marketing,
database development, social media
marketing, interactive application
development, custom content management
solutions
www.fingerlakes.org; www.gleason.com;
www.campaign.rochester.edu
Matthew Mitchell, vice
president, Terrence
Palis, president
1992
12.
Dumbwaiter Design
125 Tech Park Drive
Rochester, N.Y. 14623
(585) 475-1080
www.dumbwaiterdesign.com
6
8
8
NA
High-end content management systems, custom
programming with Python, Django, HTML5, CSS3,
JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, PostgreSQL,
Mercurial, Git, Apache, Gunicorn, Nginx, Adobe
Suite, After Effects, Cinema 4-D, Web applications
X
X
X
X
X
X
User experience design, user interface
design, information architecture optimization,
graphic design, responsive Web design,
mobile Web sites, registration systems,
catalog systems, shopping/donation systems,
custom galleries, social network apps,
interactive experiences, interactive maps,
virtual tours, motion graphics, 3-D graphics,
Web commercials, viral videos
www.cias.rit.edu; visitfingerlakes.com; www.nywcc.com;
www.whirlwindusa.com
Thérèse Hannigan,
president, Amy Lippitt,
managing director
2005
13.
Entre Computer Services Inc.
2000 S. Winton Road
Rochester, N.Y. 14618
(585) 760-1010
www.entrecs.com, www.escreenz.net
5
90
104
$500
Evan.net, DotNetNuke, Adobe Creative Suite,
SharePoint, EScreenz
X
X
X
X
X
X
Intranet-specific expertise
www.rochesterrotary.org; www.bankwithlnb.com;
www.labellapc.com; www.chilivisiongroup.com
Andre Godfrey, president
and CEO, Mark Lucas,
executive vice president
1984
14.
ITX Corp.
1169 Pittsford-Victor Road, Suite 100
Pittsford, N.Y. 14534
(585) 899-4800
www.itx.com
5
50
150
NA
HTML5, JavaScript, AJAX, XML, PHP, FBML,
MySQL, Flash, jQuery, Drupal, DotNetNuke, ASP,
ColdFusion, ViperCart
X
X
X
X
X
X
NA
www.allnationslacrosse.com; www.bgcrochester.org;
www.covenanths.org; www.deplaque.com
Ralph Dandrea,
president, Fred Beer,
vice president of product
development, Jonathan
Coupal, vice president of
technology, Sean
Flaherty, vice president
of strategy
1997
15.
Layer 8 Group
85 Allen St., Suite 200
Rochester, N.Y. 14608
(585) 442-8888
www.layer8group.com
5
17
17
$535
.NET, VB.NET, ASP.NET, C#, PHP, DotNetNuke,
Joomla, HTML, Wordpress
X
X
X
X
X
Mobile, video, SEO / SEM
NA
Timothy Scahill,
president, Cathleen
Uhrich
2005
16.
Forward Branding & Identity / Forward
Interactive
2
34 May St., Suite 201
Webster, N.Y. 14580
(585) 872-9222
www.forwardbranding.com
5
16
18
$487
Dreamweaver, CS5, PHP, Wordpress, Photoshop,
Flash, XML, Java, XHTML, CSS, XML, PHP,
JavaScript, open source including MySQL, Drupal,
Joomla, Umbraco and Wordpress
X
X
X
X
X
X
Search engine marketing and optimization,
landing page optimization, email campaigns
and implementation, social media strategies
and implementation
www.rethinkingdebt.org; www.mighome.com,
www.mccarthyevents.com; www.conserve-arm.net
James Forward,
president, Jon Forward,
director new media,
Carlo Jannotti, vice
president, Robert
Parsons, director of
strategic services
1990
17.
Archer Communications Inc.
252 Alexander St.
Rochester, N.Y. 14607
(585) 461-1570
www.archercom.com
5
11
12
$288
CS5, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, Flash, JavaScript,
AJAX, XML, FBML, mySQL, WordPress, Drupal,
Adobe CS5.5
X
X
X
X
X
X
Information architecture, user interface
design, Web application development, SEM/
SEO, mobile Web optimization, catalog
systems, galleries, interactive maps, custom
customer management solutions, social
media planning and development
www.dsssecure.com; www.noyes-health.org;
www.parlec.com; www.unclewallys.com
Jeffrey Lennox,
president, Michelle
Martorell, creative
director, Carrie
Tschetter, vice president
1997
18.
OS-Cubed Inc.
274 N. Goodman St., Suite A401
Rochester, N.Y. 14607
(585) 756-2444
www.os-cubed.com
5
7
7
NA
Brochure websites, business-to-business
websites, Web 2.0 and 3.0 real-time development,
mobile platform development, real estate software,
business-to-consumer software, not-for-profit
websites, DotNetNuke and .NET experts
X
X
X
X
X
X
DotNetNuke, .NET programming, SQL
reporting services, Sharepoint, web services,
real estate, mobile platforms including Apple,
Winphone7, Android
www.spectracomcorp.com; www.thompsonhealth.com;
www.careerdev.org; www.gvcshrm.org
Lee Drake, president and
CEO
2005
19.
Martino Flynn LLC
175 Sully's Trail, Suite 100
Pittsford, N.Y. 14534
(585) 421-0100
www.martinoflynn.com
4
50
50
$970
Photoshop, Coda, Flash, PHP, jQuery, JavaScript,
CodeIgniter, After Effects, Cinema4D, Parallels
Desktop, Wordpress, Drupal, Joomia, Basecamp,
Google Analytics, Adobe Creative Suite, iOS
Development Kit, XCode, MS Visual Web
developer, Google Android SDK, DoubleClick
Studio
X
X
X
X
X
X
Mobile site design and development, mobile/
iPhone/iPad/Android application design and
development, SEO/SEM, flash animation and
development, Flex, Web video production,
custom intranet and extranet applications,
social networking applications, Facebook
pages/ads/applications
www.drinkkarma.com; www.sentrysafe.com;
www.getbillstickets.com; www.aldenoptical.com
Christopher Flynn, Kevin
Flynn, Raymond Martino,
partners
1967
20.
MustBeOnline.net
252 Alexander St.
Rochester, N.Y. 14607
(585) 232-6630
www.mustbeonline.net
4
6
6
NA
NA
X
X
X
X
X
X
Scalable content management systems,
search engine optimization, Internet marketing
www.countrymax.com; www.awards2you.com;
www.appletransportationinc.com;
www.carubbacollision.com
NA
1998
21.
E3 Technologies
69 Cascade Drive
Rochester, N.Y. 14614
(585) 423-0190
www.e3rochester.com
4
4
4
$400
.net, .netNuke, drupal, PHP
X
X
X
X
X
X
Database and application development,
Flash, CSS, AJAX, XML, critical business
application integration, content management,
event registration, learning management,
certification tracking, membership tracking,
intranet, extranet
www.allworx.com; www.filmrochester.org;
www.maximspaandsalon.com; www.foodiacs.com
Anthony Viggiani,
president and owner
1998
Blue Mongoose Web Development
2344 Westside Drive
Rochester, N.Y. 14624
(585) 329-2431
www.mybluemongoose.com
4
4
4
NA
Dreamweaver, Photoshop, PHPRunner, Flash,
Joomla
X
X
X
X
X
X
MySQL database applications, video creation,
image and video conversions, animations,
Joomla, CMS development
www.nysfence.com; www.backdropsdesign.com;
www.tra-mac.com; www.poplidesigngroup.com
NA
1997
23.
MG Lomb Advertising Inc.
30 Liftbridge Lane East, Suite 200
Fairport, N.Y. 14450
(585) 388-5400
www.mglomb.com
3
7
7
$188
Dreamweaver, Wordpress, HTML, CSS, Flash,
PHP, Actionscript 2.0 and 3.0, JavaScript, XML,
XHTML, ASP, ASP.NET, Adobe Flex, XSLT, SVG,
SQL (MySQL, MSSQL), AJAX, PERL, CGI
X
X
X
X
Custom website development, website
design, video marketing, interactive media,
Flash development, search engine
optimization, Internet marketing, Google
analytics, social media, Web banner ads,
email campaigns, Web animation, virtual
tours, e-product demos, database
development
www.davis-standard.com; www.washersolutions.com;
www.luxuryaptswny.com
Michael Lomb, managing
partner, creative director
1995
24.
Evolution Impressions Inc.
160 Commerce Drive
Rochester, N.Y. 14623
(585) 473-6600
www.evolutionimpressions.com
2
60
60
$255
Adobe Suite, XHTML, Windows, MAC, Mobile,
Dreamweaver, Flash, SQL, Photoshop, Joomla,
Javascript
X
X
X
X
X
X
Mobile, social media, SEO/SEM, online video,
database, sweepstakes, blogs, custom
solutions
www.evolutioneventsonline.com;
www.evolutioneventsonline.com/scottsdale/;
www.evolutioneventsonline.com/hawaii/default.asp
Thomas Gruber,
president and CEO
1971
25.
Netsville Inc.
72 Cascade Drive
Rochester, N.Y. 14614
(585) 232-5670
www.netsville.com
2
7
7
NA
PHP, Mysql, CSS, JavaScript, Java
X
X
X
X
X
X
Specialize in back-end functionality and not
the look and the feel
www.signals.com; www.knulease.com;
www.hotshotsvball.com
Jonathan Baird,
president
1994
*In case of ties, firms are ranked by the number of total local employees.
Notes: Information was provided by individual Web design firms that responded to an email
survey. The survey contacted firms in Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne
counties.
1
formerly PM&L
2
Forward Branding & Identity is the dba for Forward Design Inc.
NA - Not available
Researched by Ashley Coon
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