WebSITE development

Engage and convert customers

The working website understands what customers are looking for and compels them to take action.

As a bay area web design company, we focus on well-conceived websites focus on a desired end result, from generating leads or providing information to purchasing a product.

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Websites that generate leads and communicate your brand.

Custom website design focuses on creating a well-organized website that guides users to what they need. When a site is easy to use, it helps visitors feel confident and comfortable leading to more interaction.


Depending on your needs — custom website design or creative theme templates — we focus on websites that capture visitors’ attention and encourage engagement. 

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum Website

  • Interactive learning
  • Virtual 360 tour
  • Custom calendar feeds
  • Easy to use CMS

Your brand is your message.

And your message includes both the words and imagery, and should quickly communicate what you want your audience to know and feel. What sets you apart should be front and center. 

More than a
pretty website

Website development and custom website design goes far beyond text and aesthetics. It revolves around how you want visitors to interact with the site.

Turn your website into more than a passive brochure site or flat storefront on the web. Allow for ordering, event sign up, recruitment, and facilitate member/employee communications and resources.

Make your website customer-centric. Add tools to automate custom digital content distribution, integrate with CRM, create membership cards, power coupon systems, provide engineering support, and more.

I am proud to refer people to our website. Thank you for such a professional look.”

– Charity Russel, Pinal Gila Community Child Services

Full Suite of website services to help with growth and marketing

  • Easy to use Content Management Systems (CMS) design and implementation
  • eCommerce setup and programming
  • Campaign microsites and landing pages
  • Turnkey, website software and content maintenance
  • Complete secure website hosting services

Custom programming for marketing websites

  • Strict adherence to standards
  • High-performance – optimized for speed
  • Utilize the latest technology
  • Creative solutions using modern ideas
  • Efficient database structures
  • Social media integration

Custom Website Design

Placemaking Groups’ team provides custom web design and development to San Francisco Bay Area small businesses and professionals, and mid-sized organizations. We also work with a number of national organizations providing expert graphic design, PHP programming and WordPress development.

Our commitment is to provide websites that work to engage customers, generate traffic, nurture brands and are designed for mobile and desktop use. We build value and help our Oakland and San Francisco Bay Area based clients to achieve their unique business goals.

Complimentary Website Review

Raise Your Game.

Tap into our knowledge to grow your organization with a complimentary analysis of your website and online marketing.