Washington DC web design firms are divided into following categories
Firms that work for Federal government and their contractors
These companies have ongoing accounts sustaining their operations and expand adding additional resources depending on the contracts. Firms in this category generally are not interested in working with smaller clients and they are all on GSA schedule. Many work with military and its contractors and all appropriate clearance levels.
Firms that have narrow specialization such as companies working with associations, trade shows etc
Companies that service large corporate clients
Washington DC web design companies often work with high level corporate clients as well as government due to proximity of all major forms headquarters in the Dulles corridor. Large consulting firms such as Accenture engage smaller and medium size organizations to participate on large scale projects.
Companies that service medium to small size businesses
There are web design firms here in DC area that focus mostly on medium size commercial projects and do not participate in bidding for Government or top level corporate accounts
Design firms that serve small business and start ups
There is a last category of firms that service small organizations and start-up businesses. Due to the number of small businesses this category also breaks down into firms that have specific marketing budgets or companies that do design on the shoe string budget.
No matter what type of organization you have or level of your engagement, selecting a right web design company in Washington DC area is difficult due to different skill sets present in each firm. In reality even company that focuses on one of the markets can provide an effective design solution to small or large firm depending on the specific task and type of work.
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