We have over *25 years of experience designing and developing websites for *community, *cultural and *technology organizations.

Our Services

  • Our Core Offering

    Our core approach is focused on creating scalable and flexible websites that provide a great experience for your admins and users. We have developed a variety of projects for clients in Arts & Culture, Social Enterprise, and Publishing & Education spaces.

    • Community Platforms
    • Landing Pages
    • Membership Websites
    • Educational Websites
    • Customized Content Management Systems
    • Resource Platforms
    Our Work
    Homepage of American Rivers Website
    Homepage of CNE Website
    Homepage of Southern Futures Website
  • Digital Storytelling

    Our storytelling approach is made for design and experience-focused projects. Serving as a showcase for curated content, this approach will immerse your audience in interactive animations and beautiful aesthetics.

    • Digital Exhibits
    • Event Landing Pages
    • Interactive Galleries
    • Curated Campaigns
    See Our Impact Report
    Homepage of the Impact Report micro site

Our Expertise

Strategy

No great website is made without a solid plan. By knowing the ins and outs of your project, we ensure a solution that’s unique to your organization.

Content strategy

Your content strategy informs how you build your site, and it can be hard to build with missing puzzle pieces. We can help you sort those pieces to create a strategy that supports your digital goals.

Information architecture

Information architecture (IA) is the backbone of your website. We can optimize your website’s IA allowing users to navigate easily, find what they are looking for, and discover content that deepens connections within your institution.

Accessibility

Web accessibility is about making digital spaces inclusive to everyone who comes across them, and we want to ensure that all your users are offered a high-quality experience. We actively meet the accessibility needs of any project, be they the ADA or W3C WCAG 2.1 AA Guidelines. Learn more.

Design

We design online experiences that reinforce your brand, establish you as an innovative organization and meet your audience’s highest expectations.

UX design

We deliver an intuitive experience through thoughtfully considered features, seamless integration, and fluid interactions. Good design is more than the look of your site, it’s also engaging with and delighting your users.

UI design

When it comes to design, our approach is collaborative and iterative. We want to work alongside you every step of the way. By following best practices and accessibility principles, we make sure even the tiniest details represent your brand best.

Responsive design

We apply responsive design to ensure an equal user experience regardless of the device being used. By prioritizing content and using flexible design layouts, your website will adapt seamlessly between mobile and desktop.

Development

We are committed to building robust, scalable and secure systems that ensure the long term health of your website.

WordPress

Adopted widely and easy to use, WordPress empowers your staff to have great control over your site and be responsive to user needs. Our team has over 15 years of experience with WordPress and an extensive portfolio of WordPress sites. Learn more.

Laravel

Laravel is one of the leading open source MVC frameworks, and the technology our team prefers for highly customized website applications. When building a complex custom website, we rely on Laravel NOVA. Learn more.

Ticketing systems integration

When it comes to events, memberships, or donations we want to make sure that your user and admin experiences are equally coherent. Our team has experience with multiple integrations, including Spektrix and Tessitura. Learn more.

Component-driven development

The modular design of features offers flexibility in how clients showcase their content. It also allows them to easily reuse components across pages so that their website can grow and adapt to their ever-evolving needs. 

Modern libraries & tools

We use cutting-edge technologies such as React.js, Vue.js, Next.js, Framer Motion and GSAP to ensure that sites not only load blazingly fast, but are also animated and interact with users in an engaging way. We deliver high-quality, crisp web pages where attention to detail is never taken for granted.

Database design

A custom-designed website is more than a series of text and images, it should be a well thought out and structured technical architecture. Our team takes the time to consider and map out the most thoughtful database solution to ensure that your data is stored properly and in an organized way.

Ethical Web Collective

We are committed to creating digital spaces that contribute to an ethical and sustainable web.

  • Accessibility & Inclusion
  • Privacy & Security
  • Responsible Development
  • Environmental Impact

Our Collective outlines website design and development standards that make sense to us as a team and are for the benefit of our clients, their audiences, and communities. It sets a benchmark for how we develop web projects and is the foundation for how we discuss user interfaces and experiences.

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Our clients

We're committed to building partnerships that last

Testimonials

Don't just take our word for it

  • “Plank are incredible problem solvers at their core, and they have a wonderful client-first attitude. It was an extremely positive experience.”

    ‒ Katina Katadotis, Senior Manager Marketing & Communications, Cineflix

  • “Plank's responsiveness and collaborative, solution-oriented approach were a great fit for our organization.”

    ‒ Geneviève Vallerard, Director of Communications, Community Foundations of Canada

  • “Our final product arrived ahead of schedule and was completed on budget. Best of all: Plank created a website that was beyond our expectations.”

    ‒ Krista Katone Pille, Creative & Marketing Director, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

  • “The Plank team is super creative and collaborative. They always try to create something that will truly serve our goals as a company. It always really feels like a collaboration and it's really just a joy to work with them.”

    ‒ Amanda Kellock, Artistic and Executive Director, Repercussion Theatre

  • “They are very patient and give us lots of room to explore how we want to be represented, since building a website is an important part of brand identity. They have guided us through every step.”

    ‒ Vanessa Rigaux, Digital Media Manager, Centaur Theatre Company

  • “They're straightforward and honest.”

    ‒ Audric Trudeau, evenko

  • “They became our digital partner and really helped us craft this virtual exhibit from day one.”

    ‒ Jenna Zuschlag Misener, Juno Beach Centre

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