Why Bear?

We’re experienced.

We have done hundreds of Drupal and Magento web projects, and our knowledge runs deep. We can provide guidance to make sure your project is done right the first time.

We’ve honed a development process that makes us speedy and flexible.

Read more about the agile development method and how we work.

We’re easy to work with.

We're easy to communicate with, and we don’t believe in over-complicating things—we won’t try to talk you into features or technologies you don’t need. We work flexibly—we’re based in Seattle, but technology makes it seamless for us to work with clients in other parts of the country.

We’re just the right size.

We’re not a huge agency with lots of overhead that will shuffle you from one person to the next, but our staff is large and diversified enough to handle a wide range of projects and to get them done on time.

We’re business-minded.

We believe in the combined power of good content, good design, and good development to make a site that accomplishes business goals and is a pleasure for your audience to use.

We use Drupal.

Drupal is an excellent content management system with loads of great features that makes it easy to manage and maintain your content. Learn more about why we’re passionate about Drupal.

We use Magento.

Magento has learned from all the e-commerce platforms that came before it and makes e-commerce seamless. Learn more about why we’re passionate about Magento.

We’re developers who don’t pretend to be designers.

If you’re a designer, we can serve as implementation partner on complex web and CMS projects. If your project doesn’t have a designer yet, we’d love to pair you with one of our partners. Learn more about our design firm partnerships.

We’re a flexible, scalable resource.

If you already have a development team, we can swoop in to accelerate projects—from providing a part-time consultant one month to a team of developers the next.

We understand the needs of startups and can offer the strategic vision of a CTO—outsourced.

We have worked with startups for well over a decade—both as founders and as consultants—and can answer important questions that will help you make the right technology decisions. Read more about what we offer startups.

We will keep your site running beautifully after launch.

We offer monthly maintenance plans to all our clients that include hosting, platform upgrades, daily backups, and offsite storage. As a client you’ll also have access to our support portal, a convenient place to log and track new requests after your site is live.