Our Purpose

We believe in tackling each project with care, passion and purpose. By planning before designing we’re committed to bringing the best possible online experience to your user. We build something that can grow with you by putting your user first, while taking into account future iterations of your website so it can evolve as you need it to.

What We Do

  • WordPress CMS Development

    WordPress makes it possible for us to build your site and equip your team to manage content. Empowering, right? Something we love most — and we know you will, too — is the intuitive WordPress dashboard.

  • Future-Friendly Web Development

    We work hard to stay on the leading edge of development best practices. HTML5, grid systems, page load optimization, script minimizing and more. Yes, it is as impressive as it sounds. We embrace the ever-changing online landscape to ensure we’re future-friendly.

  • Responsive Web Design

    It’s not just a buzzword. It’s about accessibility and it’s here to stay. Ready or not, your audience is interacting with your site on devices that likely didn’t exist when your site was originally made. The easier it is for users to get your content how and where they want it, the better your site will perform.

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Brands We've Worked With

Here's a sample of some pretty cool brands who've trusted us with their websites.

Case Studies

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We Believe in Community

The Places We Go

Saturhack is a weekend gathering of web developers looking for a collaborative atmosphere to work on their personal projects. Co-founded by some Forge and Smith developers, we hit up some friends on Twitter to see if anyone wanted to hack their code in a shared space, and Saturhack was born!

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What We Support

We live and breathe everything WordPress, so when WordCamp comes to town we immerse ourselves, not only as sponsors but also as organizers, volunteers and full-on participants.

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    Upcoming Events

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    Vancouver: November 26, 2014

    The Vancouver User Experience Awards recognize local user experience innovation and outstanding UX practitioners. This year Forge and Smith is proud to be an event sponsor!

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From The Shop

#OMG Conference (Part 1) – Meet Mary

Mary kicked off the 2nd annual #OMG Social Media conference with a fascinating insider view on how she manages the digital marketing strategy for a decentralized company. The #OMG[...]

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What Digital Marketing did for Forge and Smith

We talk the talk, but can we walk the walk? Well, we decided to put our “how we work” process to the test, on our OWN re-design of the[...]

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Testimonials

“Forge applied their design and development expertise to create a responsive design that met our needs without increasing the overhead. In fact, Forge provided us a way to more efficiently manage our sites by centralizing it. The team showed unwavering passion and commitment to our project from initial consultation to cut-over.”

Michael Lam Crisis Centre, Director of IT
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Our Results

Could your business benefit from a 40% increase in organic search? Our sites achieve that and more. It’s worth a conversation to set you apart and make you hard to forget. Together, we’ll get your business where it needs to go.

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