Our Approach

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No Surprises

Our approach is grounded in strong, transparent communication and a deep respect for our clients. You’ll always get our best council, and we’ll always act in your best interest. We work hard to demystify the web development process and ensure you’re with us at every step. 

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Typical Development Process

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Scoping & Kickoff

Before we dive in, we learn what makes your company tick and how we can help you realize your broader goals for your website. Your technical project manager will begin regular check-ins with you and your team so you always know where your project stands. 

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Design / UX

We work closely with design partners and internal design teams to provide feedback on the feasibility and cost of planned features during the design / UX phase of your project — helping your project stay on schedule and within budget.

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Site Building

This is where we hit full stride. We’ll put a development and staging server in place so you can watch the website take shape. The engineering team then sets to work coding the project to plan—responsive theme development, page layouts, menus, UX, and other interactive elements. 

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Custom Development

With the content management system components in place, we’ll migrate content and get you access to work on pages as we build out custom UX elements and connect any third-party extensions and integrations.

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Last 10% & Go Live

In the final 10% before launch, we’ll do front-end polish, training, documentation, user acceptance testing, and analytics set up. Then, once you’re ready, we’ll pick a day to launch your new website!

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Post-Launch

Launching your website is just the beginning. After your site goes live, you may choose to join Run State, our post-launch maintenance program, to get proactive, reliable support from our team on an ongoing basis. 

Our experts cover all the bases

  • Technical Project Manager

    Keeps your project on schedule and on budget, manages communication, and ensures expectations are clearly defined.

  • Solutions Architect

    Helps you navigate the tech landscape and evaluate the best course of action.

  • Senior Developer

    Draws on extensive expertise to deliver elegant custom code.

  • Front-End Developer

    Brings your design team’s vision to life and ensures the UX is exactly how you want it.

  • Web Operations Specialist

    Ensures a completely safe, secure environment from initial build to launch.

  • Content Manager

    Manages the heavy lifting of your website content creation and migration.

  • QA Specialist

    Conducts thorough testing before website changes go live.

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Design Flexibility

Partner with the designer of your choice—or we can introduce you to one of the trusted design/UX partners we work with frequently. 

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Content Chops

We’ll guide you through content entry and migration. Need a content refresh? We can recommend trusted partners to help.

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SEO & Beyond

We make sure your content is visible in search, with integrated tracking and analytics for ongoing insights. Want to dig deeper? We can recommend trusted SEO/SEM partners if so.

The level of professionalism with Bear Group has just been phenomenal. We are so pleased with the attention to detail and the follow up.

Mallory Adamski, NIWRC

I always feel like they are listening to any issues we may have, taking the time to understand our thoughts before just jumping straight to a solution. I also love that they have valuable feedback on both technical and aesthetic subjects.

Charity Hestead

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We’ll make sure your website works beautifully, is simple to use, and will continue to serve you for years to come. It all starts with a simple phone call or message.